Jim Corbett National Park and Tiger Reserve
The Jim Corbett National Park is situated in the Nainital district of Uttarakhand and is the oldest national park in India which got established in 1936 by the name of Hailey National park. After India's independence the park was named as Ramganga National Park but later in 1956, it was renamed after Jim Corbett - the famous hunter turned conservationist and author, who played a major role in the establishment of the national park Jim Corbett Nationa park s one of the renowned Wildlife Sanctuary in India and is popular for the Royal Bengal tiger present in the sanctuary.
Flora and Fauna in Corbett
The park contains 488 different species of plants and wide variety of wild life including Elephants, Tigers, Chital, Sambar Deer, Nilgai, Ghar al, King Cobra, Muntjac, wild boar, Hedgehog, common Musk Shrew, Flying fox, Indian Pangolin, and around 600 different species of birds. Jim Corbett National Park covers an area of 521 sq. kms.
Corbett National Park acts as a protected area of critically endangered Bengal Tiger of India. Corbett National Park is one of the best managed and protected areas in the country and attracts thousands of Indian and Foreign v sitors each year. the park is situated at the footh IIS of Himalayan belt and has various geographical and ecological character stics with splendid landscapes. There are four gates which acts as entrance to the Park, which are Amdanda gate, Dhangarhi gate, Khara gate and Durga devi gate. If you are an adventure freak, bird watcher, angler, or animal lover then Jim Corbett National Park is the ideal place for you.
Please Note: It is always advisable to book safaris prior to arrival, especially during weekends as there are only 60 vehicles allowed inside the Corbett National Park at a time_ Depending on the number of guests, the estimated cost of safari vehicles will be between Rs 2600 Rs 4000. Guests can directly contact the hotels and book their safaris.
Corbett National Park Gates opening Dates for 2017 - 2018 Session & Stay info
All the gates of Corbett Nationa Park have been opened on 15th November 2017 and will be closed on 15th June of 2018 for this winter session_ The forest rest houses situated in the circ e of this National Park are also opened for the same time period. hese opening and closing dates are same for Rajaji National Park too.
Corbett National Park is also providing the Day visit and Night Stay facilities. The first shift timing of day visit is 660 and 13:30 for secound day visit. Tourist can visit these gates by using Gypsees. You have to apply online first for safari permit. Night stay facilities are available at Dhikala, Khinnauli, Sarpduli, Gairal, Bijrani, Lohachaud, Pakhro, Kalagad and Ratwadab gates. Online booking is also available for these stays.
Charges for these Stays
- For Indians: 1250 to 5000 Rupees.
- For Foreigners: 1500 to 1 2,000 Rupees.
- Note: Charges for Tourist from SAARC countries
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