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Jim Corbett National Park India

"Jim Corbett National Park"  is LARGEST, OLDEST & FIRST NATIONAL PARK of INDEPENDENT INDIA, is part of larger Corbett Tiger Reserve and situated across Ramganga & Kosi river, was established in 1936 as Hailey National Park to protect endangered Bengal tiger, and was renamed as Jim Corbett National Park(1957) in memory of Sir Jim Corbett after his death. Corbett National Park is spread in an area of around 1,200 sq km, located at at appx distance of  266 km from Delhi, foothills of Himalayas in state of Uttarakhand (Distt-Nainital-244715). Ramnagar is nearest City, Railway & Bus Station to Jim Corbett National Park. Jim Corbett National Park  has brough great economic difference to areas around this nomore small town of Uttarakhand and also has brought many new business opportunities that local unemployed youth to look forward to join as an option instead looking for government jobs or sarkari naukari or just sitting and waiting for results of different state or central government jobs. Ramnagar is well connected from Rishikesh(180Km), Kausani(140Km), Dehradun(189Km), Haridwar(180Km), Jaipur(498Km), Mukteswar(120Km), Chokori(180Km). Best Resort in Jim Corbett National Park to experience Elephant Safari, Night Jeep Safari, Advnture Activities for school-college groups study tours and educational trips, corporate groups, gap year programs and volunteering work in jim corbett national park is Vanya Corbett Resort lies enroute three among five safari zones in Jim Corbett National Park. All Jeep Safaris inluding Jhirna, Dhela and Durga devi zone safari starts and ends at Vanya-Jim Corbett Resort. Compare and book best safari holiday in july, august and september in India, when most of wildlife and tiger parks closed. Jhirna & Dhela zones are rated Best Safari Zone to do Jeep Safari Tours during July, Auguts and September month and dhikala zone is rated best forest rest house to stay inside core zone of Jim Corbett National Park between November till June. Weekend Jeep Safari Cost in Jim Corbett starts from INR 4600 including entry fee, jeep safari duration is 3:30 Hours and jeep safari timing is morning & evening. It is advised to book Jim Corbett Safari in advance, Safari booking now starts 46 days in advance from official Jim Corbett jeep safari bookings website of Corbett National Park. If you are unable to make booking at dhikala forest rest house, you can book your night stay at Jim Corbett River Resort - one of most visited resort in Jim Corbett National Park Uttarakhand with jeep safari to Bijrani or Dhikala Canter Safari enroute from Bijrani to Dhikala zone.

Jim Corbett Tourist Information:

Ideal Trip Duration to Corbett National Park: 02 Nights- 03 Days ( Two Night-Three Days)
Safari Gates Opening & Closure Time : Dhikala & Durgadevi : OPEN 15NOV ; CLOSE: 15 JUNE
Zone & Gates in Jim Corbet : Bijrani : OPEN 01-15OCT; CLOSE: 15-30 JUNE
Jhirna & Dhela Safari Zone booking can be done provisionaly during July, August & September.
Nearest Bus & Train Station to Jim Corbett: Ramnagar (8 Kms)
Nearest Airport to Jim Corbett: Rudrapur (70 Kms),Dehradun (232 Kms), Delhi City (261 Kms)
Nearest Cities to Corbett Park: Moradabad (90 Kms), Nainital (96 Kms), Ranikhet (90 Kms)
Best time to visit Jim Corbett National Park: October to June
Peak Season of Jim Corbett National Park: April, May, June & November to February
Low Season of Corbett National Park: July to September
State: Uttarakhand with Capital in Dehradun| District: Nainital
Jim Corbett Temperature & Weather:
Summer (May, June): Maximum - 40°C and Minimum - 24°C
Winter (November, December, January, February): Maximum - 25°C and Minimum - 4 °C
Monsoon (July & August): Maximum - 40°C and Minimum - 20°C
Pleasant Weather (September, February, March & April): Maximum- 25°C and Minimum -15°C

Jim Corbett Safari Timings

Jim Corbett offers best wildlife viewing option that includes Jeep Safari & Elephant Safari, Camel Safari ( Adventure Activity Base, Camel and Elephant Safari Mounts are just outside Vanya River Resort Gate- Dhikuli) and Dhikala Canter Safari for tourists visiting Jim Corbett on their wildlife trip to experience adventure of corbett forest. Jim Corbett Safari Timings varies for summer and winters; park gates normally opens for safari at 0600 hrs morning safari trip and for afternoon trip park gates usually open at 1430 and duration of Jeep Safari trip in Jim Corbett is for 3:00 Hours. However depending on season, safari timings in jim corbett may change, which can be checked from online safari booking government website or from Jim Corbett National Park office at Ramnagar at time of safari booking. Jim Corbett National Park opening and closure dates for 2019 may be from 01st October for Bijrani and 15th November for Dhikala Gate- depending upon monsoon and road conditions inside Corbett Park. Planning Jim Corbett visit during July, August or September 2019, don't loose heart, now park administration is giving provisional booking for Jhirna and Dhela Zone Gates for July, August and September 2019. Feel free to write on  corbettpark@gmail.com or Call on +91 9719251197 .

Flora & Fauna in Jim Corbett

Jim Corbett National Park is one of the largest national park in India. Corbett National Park is rich in not only wildlife, but also history. Explore Corbett national park with stay at Vanya River Resort is an amazing wildlife resort situated along the boundary of Bijrani zone of Jim Corbett National Park of Corbett Tiger Reserve..Corbett National Park is very rich in wildlife, animals found in Corbett National Park are Tiger, leopard, elephant, spotted deer, langur and rhesus monkey and main trees and vegetation found in Jim Corbett National Park are Sal, khair, rohini, bakli, pula and bamboo. More than 600 species and subspecies of birds are found in Jim Corbett Park, some common found bird list of Jim Corbett are Peacock, pheasant, pigeon, owl, hornbill, barbet, lark, myna etc . Jim Corbett National Park is no less when it comes to aqua fauna and reptiles, most found reptiles in Jim Corbett Park are Indian marsh crocodile or mugger, gharial, king cobra, common krait, cobra, Russels viper, python and monitor lizard and fishes found in Jim Corbett are golden mahsheer fish and Goonch Catfish other than many more found.

Jim Corbett Do's & Don't list

Walking or trekking inside national parks is strictly prohibited. Avoid perfumes and bright clothes, wear clothes of color which merge with natural surroundings. Carry a litter bag while entering Tiger Reserve and bring back non-biodegradable litter. Don't make noise/talk loudly or shout inside forest. Don't smoke in forest. Don't collect plants or pluck flowers. While taking photograph or shooting video, don't disturb wild animals( eg use of flash guns). Teasing, chasing or attempt to feed animal is prohibited. Respect local tradition, custom and religion.

Jim Corbett National Park Latest Updates:

There are estimated 340 tigers in Uttarakhand including Tigers in Jim Corbett National Park, according to 2014 census of big cats. Uttrakhand State has three tiger reserves- Jim Corbett National Park (entry point from Ramnagar & Kotdwar), Rajaji Tiger Reserve (Haridwar) and Kalagarh Tiger Reserve.
Dhikala-Durgadevi Zone of Corbett National Park close down on 15th June to be reopen on 15th Nov 2019.
Amdanda Gate- enry gate to Bijrani and Malani Zone is closed yesterday on 30th June2019.
International (Global) Tiger Day 2019- July 29 is celebrated as Global Tiger Day to raise awareness about endangered big cats. It was created when 13 countries came together in 2009 and pledged to double world’s Tiger population by 2022.
A park in Rudraprayag, built to commemorate killing of "Men-Eater of Rudraprayag' soon lies in shambles as it fall on way national highway leading to Kedarnath and Badrinath. It is believed Jim Corbett have killed man-eater leopard on May 2, 1926."Leopard of Rudraprayag" had killed 125 people over eight years, according to official records.
No more 'VIP stay' at Jim Corbett National Park- Corbett Tiger Reserve authorities have decided that it will not entertain references from VIPs requesting stay and safari facilities among others either for themselves or for their relatives and friends, instead, these requests would be reported to their higher authorities.
In a recent study found- 09 Tigers, 21 Elephants and 06 Leopards were found dead in Jim Corbett National Park from 2014 to May 31, 2019.
Tigers have been found to be killing elephants in Jim Corbett National Park- signals worrying trend in wildlife as tigers usually don't eat elephants, wildlife experts says.
Jim Corbett National Park has unique ecosystem as there are 225 Tigers and around 1,100 wild Elephants, whereas other national parks like Bandhavgarh, Ranthambore and Kanha mainly have Tigers.
The Supreme Court of India Friday (June 21-2019) stayed, construction of a road passing through corridor between Rajaji and Corbett Tiger Reserves in Uttarakhand, noting that there were "numerous" violations of forest conservation act.
Director Corbett Tiger Reserve Issue notices to 15 websites for using Jim Corbett tiger reserve’s name to dupe tourists.
Jim Corbett National Park is included in Asia’s Top 6 Must Visit Wildlife Destinations for 2019-20 by Ryan Miller of Business Traveller.