Location: Nainital District, Ramnagar, Uttarakhand
Main Wildlife Attractions: Royal Bengal Tigers, Sloth Bear, Indian Hog Deer, Sambar Deer, Chital, Muntjac, Indian grey mongoose, otters, yellow-throated martens, Indian pangolins, langur and rhesus macaques.
Coverage Area: 521 sq.kms or 201Sq mi
Best Time to Visit:
Dhikala And Durga Devi Zone –15th November to 15th June
Bijrani Zone – 01st October to 30th June
Sonanadi Zone – Throughout the year
Jim Corbett Nature Park is one of the perfect destinations for wildlife enthusiasts. The centre of excitement and thrill surrounding the 520 sq km wildlife buff gives a good experience with the endangered species.
To streamline tourists and for the comfort of tourists, the tourism management Corbett National reserve has divided the park into five regions with different entry and exit gates. Dhikala Zone, Canter Safari Zone is open from 15th November to 15th June. Bijrani Zone, Jeep Safari Zone, Jim Corbett National Park, Corbett Safari, Day Jeep Safari is accessible from 5th October to 30th June. Jhirna Zone, Jeep Safari Zone, only Day Jeep Safari is open throughout year but subject to weather conditions. Dhela Zone – Jeep Safari Zone, Only Day Safari can be visited from 15th November to 15th June. Sitabani Forest Zone (Buffer Zone) can be accessed all around the year.
Winter Timings: Entry: Morning Safari: 0730 hrs Evening Safari: 1500 hrs Exit: Morning Safari: 1030 hrs Evening Safari: 1700 hrs
Entry: Morning Safari: 0630 hrs Evening Safari: 1600 hrs
Exit: Morning Safari: 0930 hrs Evening Safari: 1800 hrs
Jim Corbett National Park is known to protect the endangered species Panthera tigris tigris, or the Bengal Tiger. Also the park is known to protect many amphibians, mammals and the reptiles of endangered and rare species.
The national park was established in the year 1936 as Hailey national park to safeguard the Bengal Royal Tigers. In 1950s it was first renamed as Ramganga and then the park got its renowned name Jim Corbett National Park. The Park got major establishments due to the British Sportsman and writer Jim Corbett.
Jim Corbett National Park is located in the foothills of the Himalayas and approximately 35kms from the northwest of Ramnagar. The natural area is proximate in the southern Uttarakhand state.
The national Park area is well maintained and the nearby areas are well developed to accommodate tourists. The 3-star hotels, budget hotels, luxury resorts, airbnb home stays, forest lodges are comfortable and convenient for the stay. Few of the prominent resorts include Manu Maharani Resorts, The Solluna Resort, The Riverview Retreat, Aahana the Corbett Wilderness, Namah, Jim’s Jungle Retreat, and Corbett Wild Iris Spa and Resort.