Planning a visit to one of our much known tigers or lions or some other wild friends in this Winter season? Just for your information, there are around 515 wildlife sanctuaries in India. But for this winter season, Jim Corbett National Park is the one which you should visit, here is why and how!!
Located in the Nainital district of Uttarakhand, this national park is well known for its tiger richness. Stretching over an approximately 520 square km, it is one of the very few parks that allow overnight stay in the lap of the nature. Online package, safari or hotel bookings can be done easily.
How to reach:
Ramnagar City is the nearest to Corbett and is well connected with roads from different cities and rail.
- Delhi: Delhi – Moradabad – Kashipur – Ramnagar (260 Kms)
- Nainital: Via Kaladhungi to Ramnagar (62 Kms)
- Lucknow: Lucknow – Bareilly – Kicha – Rudrapur – Kashipur – Ramnagar (436 km)
- Dehradun : Dehradun – Ramnagar (232 km)
Rates of Safari:
For Indians, INR 4000 / Jeep (Maximum 6 Persons are allowed in 1 Jeep) or INR 1500 / Person (1 Canter has 16 Seats).
Rates for Nights Stays inside the forest:
Dhikala Forest Lodge – Maintained by the forest department
Hotels at Corbett:
There are lots of luxurious resorts at affordable prices (approx. INR 4500 – 7000), at around 20 kms. Away from Ramnagar city.
Best time to visit:
Winter Season – Within October to February
Monsoon Season – if you like to see the exotic natural beauty, Remember, this is time of soil erosion and landslides, so it is always risky.
In a nutshell:
|National Park Name||Jim Corbett National Park|
|Location||Nainital district, Uttarakhand|
|Area (Sq Km)||520|
|Best time to visit||Winter Season (October to February); Monsoon season|
|How to reach||Nainital: Via Kaladhungi to Ramnagar (62 Kms)|
|Rates of Safaris||INR 4000 / Jeep; INR 1500/ Person (Canter)|
|Online Booking availability||Yes|
The data is as on the Oct,2016, it may change, please conform before visiting.
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