Jim Corbett National Park
It is one of the most preferred tourist destinations among the people as the place is rich in flora and fauna. Also, because it is the second largest Tiger reserve in the country after Sunderbans. The park was incepted in the year 1936 and was then known as Hailey National Park.
The entire is spread in over 500 sq. kms. The whole area is full of river belt, hills, marshy depressions, large lake, and grasslands. Jim Corbett National Park is one of those rare national tiger reserves where night stay is allowed. One can enjoy wildlife evening, and roam around in lap of nature park on an Elephant back or an open jeep. Apart from tigers, one will find, leopards, wild elephants, and crocodiles. So, for the wildlife buffs, this is indeed the most sought-after place as many film shootings too have taken place here. It is located in the Nainital District of Uttarakhand.
The nearest city to the national park is Ramnagar, Kotdwar. The temperature remains temperate all throughout the year. In winters, the temperature goes as low as 4-5 degrees while in Summers , it is touch over 30 degrees.
How to reach Jim Corbett National Park
Ramnagar is the only nearest railway station to Jim Corbett National Park. A direct train to Ramnagar runs from Delhi and other major cities of India. Alternatively, one can reach Haldwani/Kashipur/Kathgodam and come to Ramnagar by road. Taxis are also easily available from these stations.
If you plan to Travel by air , you can land at Delhi and from there drive down/take a cab ( 277 kms ).
Kalagarh Dam is located in the south-west of the wildlife sanctuary. Many migratory waterfowl come here in the winters. Corbett Falls is a 20 m (66 ft) water fall situated 25 km (16 mi) from Ramnagar, and 4 km (2.5 mi) from Kaladhungi, on the Kaladhungi–Ramnagar highway. The falls are surrounded by dense forests..
Dhikala is situated at the fringes of Patli Dun valley. There is a rest house, which was built hundred of years ago. Kanda ridge forms the backdrop, and from Dhikala, there are views of the valley.
Garjiya Devi Temple
Garjiya Devi Temple is sacred to Garjiya Devi and is mostly visited during the Kartik Purnima (November – December). It is located on the bank of the river Kosi, amidst the hilly terrains of Uttarakhand, nearby Garjiya village, at a distance of 14 km. from Ramnagar, Uttarakhand, India.
Hotels Near Jim Corbett National Park
List Of Hotels
- Corbett River Creek Resort And Spa
- The Riverview Retreat - Corbett Resort by Leisure Hotels Group
- The Golden Tuske
- The Solluna Resort
- Wanderlust Corbett Resort
- Corbett Wild Iris Spa & Resort
- Vanasthali Jungle Resort Corbett By Royal Collection
- Le Reserve Corbett
- Vow Resorts & Spa, Corbett
- Le ROI Corbett Resort
- Acorn Hideaway Resort & Spa