The Jim Corbett National Park is the oldest park in India located at the Ramnagar city in the Uttarakhand state of India, which is approximately 260 Km away from New Delhi. The magical landscape of Corbett is well known and fabled for its tiger richness and was named after Jim Corbett, a well-known hunter & naturalist. It is the oldest park in India established in the year 1936 as Hailey national park to protect the endangered Bengal Tiger.
It is one of the favorite tourist destinations to nature & wildlife sanctuary loving tourists from all over the world. The park is easily accessible through rail or roads.
Let Hindustan Yatra helps you with the information related to how to reach Jim Corbett from Delhi (transportation), accommodation & packages options, Jim Corbett park details & many more required things.
Jim Corbett national park is the best place if you want to see Bengal Tiger & want to experience the great biodiversity of flora & fauna. Bengal Tigers are in the list of endangered species and the government also running several programs to save this species to become extinct. This place is also being respected as the place where Project Tiger was first launched in 1973. The main objective of this initiative is to save the remaining tigers of India.
The park spans over an extent of 520 sq. km comprising of hills, marshy depressions, riverine belts, grasslands, and a large lake. Nature watch and wildlife viewing in the park is done in an open four-wheeler Jeep and on elephant back. This finest national park of India is well known for rich and varied wildlife including royal Bengal tiger, elephant, four to five species of deer and rich birdlife, and rare species like Otters and the endemic fish-eating crocodile, the national park is one of the most sought-after destinations for the wildlife enthusiasts.
In order to promote tourism in the region, the whole park has been divided into different zones such as the Birjani safari zone, the Jhirna safari zone, the Dhela safari zone, Dhikala zone, Durgadevi & Sitabani buffer zone. The Sitabani zone does not fall under the area of the park and if the true lover of the serene ambiance of natural beauty, it is recommended by us to visit this place.
The facts related to other zones of the part are as follows:
Corbett National Park Area: 520 Square kilometres.
Corbett Tiger Reserve Area: 1318 Square kilometers.
Altitude: 385-1100 m above mean sea level.
Annual rainfall: 1400-2800 mm.
Temperature range: 4 degrees Celsius winter to 42 degrees Celsius during summer.
Best Season: November to June.
Jim Corbett is very well connected from Delhi by road, train & air but I would recommend you to opt for either train or road to reach there. Let Hindustan Yatra guide you, how can you reach there by Train & Road.
Jim Corbett is connected by train and the nearest railway station to Jim Corbett is Ramnagar. Once you deboard the train, hire a cab or taxi to reach Jim Corbett which is approximately 12 km away from the railway station.
Two trains run continuously between the New Delhi & Ramnagar. The details of the trains are as follows.
Between the two trains, Ranikhet express is the best train recommended by Hindustan Yatra. Book the train tickets from the IRCTC website and enjoy the adventures wildlife experience of Jim Corbett.
As already mentioned above, Jim Corbett is approximately 12 km away from the Ramnagar and Ramnagar is very well connected to Delhi by road as well. The road distance between the Ramnagar & Delhi is 245 Km and it requires approximately 6 hour’s drive to cover this distance. You may either take your own vehicle or hire a private taxi, cab, & state transport bus to reach Ramnagar.
Jim Corbett National Park is one of the magnificent attraction points for the tourists of all over the world who want to feel the nature closely. It is one of the best tourist destinations for nature & wildlife lovers. The major attractions points of this place are the endangered species, attractive flora & fauna, great weather & many more things. To make your journey more pleasant and your experience wonderful, you should know the perfect time to visit Corbett park, here are the details.
The best time to visit this park is in between the months of November to June. The two famous zones of this park i.e. Birjani & Dhikala are closed during the rainy season due to the bad conditions of the road. However, if you want to visit this park apart from the duration recommend above, then don’t feel sad, there is one zone of the park (Jhirna) that remains open for the whole year and allows visitors to visit inside.
With reference to the official website of Jim Corbett park, they are offering 3 types of packages i.e. 1-night 2 days, 2 night 3 days, & 3 nights & 4 days. Book the tour packages as per your need and enjoys the ultimate experience of your tours. According to the experience shared by our readers, the booking support team of Corbett national park is very supportive and they would help you in booking the tour packages as per your requirement. For contact details & booking, please visit the official website of Park.
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