Corbett National Park Tourism, jim Corbett Tiger Reserve and Sanctuary

Jim Corbett National Park is the oldest national park in India. It was established in 1936 as Hailey National Park in the Nainital District of Uttarakhand. Then it was renamed as Ramganga National Park after Independence and later in 1956 it was renamed as Jim Corbett National Park after a famous hunter and conservationist author Jim Corbett. The National Park is home to the Indian Tiger.

The national park is spread in an area of over 521 sq. km. and is home to 488 different species of flora and fauna. The major inhabitants of Corbett National Park are Asiatic Elephant, Tiger, Sambhar Deer, Chital, Nilgai, Wild Boar, Alligator, King Cobra, Hedgehog, Flying Fox, common musk shrew, muntjac, flying fox, Indian Pangolin etc and more than 600 species of birds.

Corbett National Park is among the best managed protected forests in the country and is the protected home for the endangered Bengal Tiger. Every year thousands tourists from all over India and abroad visit the National Park spread in the foothills of Himalayas. If you love adventure or are an angler, animal lover or a bird watcher, Corbett National Park is the ideal getaway for you.

Jim Corbett National Park best Time to Visit : The climate in this area is Temperate. The national park is closed for tourists in the Monsoon season that is from mid-June to mid-November. During the Summers (March to May) the temperature touches 40°C. You can move around in the park in this season. The animals seldom are seen roaming as the scorching heat is unbearable to them. During the monsoon the area receives heavy rainfall. The weather is pleasant though this time being the mating season of the animals the park is closed for tourists. In the Winters (December to February) the temperature ranges from 5 °C to 30 °C and the mornings are usually foggy. This time is the best to explore the park. November to June is the best time to enjoy the scenic surroundings mainly before and after heavy monsoon.

Corbett nainital park Tourism related FAQ

Q 1. When was Jim Corbett National Park Established?

Ans. It was established in 1936 as Hailey National Park in Uttarakhand. Later it was renamed as Ramganga National Park. In 1956 it was again renamed as Jim Corbett.

Q 2. Best Time to Visit Jim Corbett National Park?

Ans. Jim Corbett National Park remains open in every month but the best time to visit this park is considered in between 15 November to 15 June.

Q 3. Total area of Corbett National Park?

Ans. Total area of Jim Corbett is spread over more than 521 sq. km.

Q 4. How many safaris can be done in Corbett Tiger Reserve in a day?

Ans. Travelers to Corbett National Park can do Maximum two safaris in a day, one in the morning and other in afternoon.

Q 5. Is there any waterfall in Jim Corbett?

Ans. There is only one waterfall in Jim Corbett known as Corbett Fall.

Q 6. Which Railway stations are nearest to Jim Corbett?

Ans. Ramnagar (12 km. approx) and Kotdwar (45 km. approx) are the nearest railway stations to Jim Corbett.

Q 7. Nearest Airport from Jim Corbett?

Ans. Dehradun (250 km. approx) and Pantnagar (85 km. approx) are the two nearest Airports from Jim Corbett.

Corbett National Park tourism

Corbett National Park was established in 1936 as Hailey National Park to protect the endangered Bengal tiger.

Corbett National Park Safari Zones

Elephant safari in the verdant jungles to find majestic tigers and group of giant elephant is the highlight.

Corbett Places to Visit

There are many Corbett national park excursions that you can include in your tour plan.

Corbett Hotels and Resorts

There is a wide range of hotels,Forest Rest Houses and accommodation around Corbett National Park.

Corbett National Park Taxi Service

Taxi in Corbett Park division of Nainital Corbett Tourism offers car rental services in Ranikeht and nearby areas.

How to Reach Corbett National Park

Situated in the Nainital District of Uttarakhand, Corbett national park can be reached easily.

Corbett National Park Packages

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Jim Corbett Activities

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Jim Corbett Gallery

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Location of Jim Corbett National Park

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