Planning to go Jim Corbett National Park; Choose These Easy Paths to Reach
Corbett Ramnagar, Uttarakhand: Jim Corbett National Park is located in Nainital district of Uttarakhand is a perfect destination for nature lovers as well as wild life lovers. If you want to experience excitement with enthusiasm and passion, then reach Jim Corbett. Spread over 520 square kilometers, the park is divided into 7 different zones – Bijrani, Dhikala, Jhirna, Dhela,Durgadevi, Garjia and Sitabani zones. During the peak season of tourism, around 70 thousand tourists every year come from not only across the country but from all over the world to Jim Corbett.
Corbett National Park is one of the first wild life reserve parks in the country which was established in 1936. Earlier it was named Ramganga National Park, but later the park was renamed Jim Corbett National Park after the name of famous hunter-turned-patron Jim Corbett. Project Tiger originated with Jim Corbett and one of the 9 Tiger Reserves in the country Tiger Reserve Jim Corbett is one. Talking about animals and wildlife species found here, apart from Royal Bengal Tiger, there are many animals such as Elephant,Chital, Sambar, Nilgai, Gharial, King Cobra, Wild Boar, Thorny Wild Rat, Flying Fox and Indian Chameleon. In addition, there are over 600 species of avifauna present in Jim Corbett.
When to go to Jim Corbett?
The best time to visit Jim Corbett National Park is between the months of November to June as the park is open to tourists during this period, but as soon as the monsoon season comes, Jim Corbett Park is closed. This is done because due to the rain, the path inside the park gets washed away with rain water. After the end of monsoon, the repair work starts again which is completed around November.
How to Reach Jim Corbett National Park?
How to Reach Jim Corbett by Road? – The Jim Corbett National Park is about 260 km from Delhi and Ramnagar is a major city located near Corbett. Ramnagar is connected by road to various cities of Uttarakhand as well as other cities of the country like Moradabad, Bareilly and Delhi. Several buses ply from Delhi, Moradabad and Haldwani to Ramnagar and Corbett National Park is just 15 km from Ramnagar. If you want to reach Jim Corbett by road directly from Delhi then it will take you around 5-6 hours.
How to Reach Jim Corbett National Park by Rail? – Ramnagar is the nearest railway station to Jim Corbett Park. There is also a direct train from Delhi to Ramnagar. Apart from this, if you want, you can reach Haldwani or Kathgodam by train from Delhi and from there you can go to Ramnagar or directly to Jim Corbett National Park by taxi.