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Life at ‘Corbett’ is either a daring adventure or nothing

Corbett is a synonym of jungle diaries; and never ending wilderness. Corbett is a wild canvas of sighting ‘Royal Bengal Tigers’, chasing migratory birds, encountering the ‘Asiatic Elephant herds’, and a date with wildlife.
Corbett is far famed for being home to India’s oldest national park, and ‘First Park’ to be under ‘Project Tiger’ initiative. Jim Corbett National Park is its core attraction, and draws adventurists as well as wildlife lovers from across the world.

The tiger reserve at Corbett was established in 1936, as ‘Hailey National Park’ and later named after the legendary hunter turned conservationist ‘James Edward Corbett’, for his contribution in the region’s sustainable growth.

Corbett is segmented into six ecotourism zones:

  • Bijrani
  • Dhikala
  • Jhirna
  • Sonanadi
  • Durgadevi
  • Dhela


Facts about Corbett:

  • 70, 000 wildlife lovers visit every season, as per government data
  • 4.7 average rating out of 5 is rated by visitors
  • Project Tiger initiative was launched in ‘Jim Corbett National Park’ in the year 1973
  • Its home to the most endangered, yet enthralling ‘Royal Bengal Tiger’
  • Corbett spreads across 520.8 square kilometers area
  • Its landscape comprises of ‘foothills, rivers, river beds, marshlands, grasslands, and large lake
  • Corbett Tiger Reserve has 73% forest cover and 10% area adorned by grasslands
  • Corbett Jungle safari is recommended as it’s home to ~ 110 species of trees, 50 species of mammals, 580 species of birds, and 25 species of reptiles
  • The forest cover at Corbett is naturally ‘dense, wet, moist and deciduous’
  • The forest cover consists mainly tress like ‘sal, haldu, peepal, rohini and mango trees
  • It’s situated at the enchanting hill station of ‘Nainital, Uttarakhand – India’
  • The nearest city to Corbett Tiger Reserve is ‘Ramnagar
  • The forest cover is situated at an elevation of 400 meters to 1200 meters
  • Corbett receives annual rainfall between months of ‘July to September’; the national park is closed during rainy season
  • Winters are the best time to visit ‘Corbett for Jungle Safari’, the nights are cold, but days are bright and sunny


Attractions at Corbett:

Jungle Safari: Corbett is all about capturing wild moments in its serene habitat. Jungle safari at Corbett Tiger Reserve is about coming across ‘elephants, deer’s, gharials, crocodiles, tigers, and spotting vibrant birds’. It’s a must for bird watchers, wildlife lovers, adventurists, and nature lover.


Elephant Ride: Corbett is stunningly beautiful to experience jungle diaries, like the royals of yesteryears amidst elephant rides. It’s an unequalled feel to chase herds of deer or antelope or spot a carnivore or experience the spectacularly emerald jungle.


Watchtowers and Machans: It gives vivid yet audacious to capture the wildlife from a watchtowers and best for photography or videography.


You can also enjoy wildlife movie show, get access to library facilities, don’t miss a visit to Corbett Museum, & bird watching.


How to reach Corbett?

  • Corbett is easily accessible by ‘road, rail, and air’.
  • It’s situated at a distance of 250 Kms from national capital Delhi.
  • It’s situated at a distance of 230 Kms from Dehradun.
  • It’s situated at a distance of 66 Kms from Nainital.
  • Nearest airport is situated at ‘Dehradun’.
  • Direct train is available between ‘Delhi to Ramnagar’.


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