In a recent order, the Uttarakhand High Court has banned the commercial activities using the elephants in the state.
Apart from being the best showcase of Indian wildlife, Jim Corbett National Park has the glory of being India's oldest and most reputed national parks. The park offers breathtaking view of the mysterious wild jungle, valleys, and the rich varieties of exotic flora and fauna. Here you could imagine the pleasure of an exclusive elephant safari in the mysterious thick forest, picturesque valleys of the Corbett. Riding the back of an elephant that are steered by the trained Mahout is the apex form of wildlife tourism. Elephant Safari in Jim Corbett National Park is the special treat to the travelers by grabbing the opportunity to roam in the open grounds of these majestic wild animals. Ambling over the lowlands at an altitude of nine to ten feet high, this is the great idea to explore the wilderness of the park. Imagine a jungle ride that is undisturbed by the irritating sound of the Jeep. An Elephant Safari in Jim Corbett National Park follows a designated path to ensure that the travelers get to visit all the expanses where you will be able to spot mammals, birds and several species of reptiles. By the way whole Corbett Park is divided into five zones in which tourism is allowed. Though, elephant ride is only permitted in Bijrani and Dhikala Tourism Zone. We arrange advance booking for the joy ride that is conducted outer periphery of the Corbett Tiger Reserve. For the elephant ride inside the Corbett Tiger Reserve, tourists need to try on the spot. The elephant is being given on a first come, first serve basis. One and half hour safari is conducted in both shift - morning as well as afternoon shift.
Arrive Corbett National and check in at the wildlife resort which is booked for you in advance. Enjoy a delectable lunch that will be offered to you on arrival. Post lunch, take a short break and go to Dhangarhi museum or Garjia Devi temple. Later in the evening come back to resort and enjoy recreational facilities like swimming pool inside the premises of the hotel. Dinner will be served at the resort, overnight stay in Corbett.
Early morning get ready for the elephant ride to the desired tourism zone of the national park. Morning elephant safari is considered perfect for wildlife sighting. Riding on the back of an elephant is a great idea to enjoy the beauty of Corbett Jungle. After one and half hour of adventure ride amidst the forest come back to resort, take your breakfast and have a rest. After short break drive back to destination. Proceed to railway station to catch the train for onward journey.