A dream destination for the wildlife buff
Corbett National Park is undoubtedly one of India’s most captivating and fascinating national parks. In fact, it is a known natural reserve in the world. Named after Jim Corbett, a famous environmentalist, Corbett national park remains a compelling force for nature lovers. With dense and deadly forests, it is home to various species of animals especially the Royal Bengal Tigers. Cuddled between the foothills of the Himalayas in Uttarakhand, it comprises some of the oldest trees, including pipal, rohini, haldu, and more. In addition, it has a variety of flora and fauna species to add up to the charm, however, the Royal Bengal Tiger remains the center of attraction.
Eyeing the diversity it has, the Corbett national park has been divided into different safari zones, with each zone carrying its own significance.
The Dhikala zone is the largest and the most compelling sightseeing zone. Presence of comfortable forest lodges and presence of tigers, elephant, deer, and more makes it the most preferred zone. The best time to visit this zone is from mid of November to mid June.
The Jhirna zone has been yet another zone, preferred by tourists. With the presence of enormous number of wild bears, it’s an easily accessible place by most of the tourists. The best time to explore this zone lies between October to June.
The Bijrani zone is known for its rich flora, including the Sal forest. Apart from Elephants, Monkeys, Tigers, etc. you can enjoy beautiful birds flying all over the zone.
The Durga Devi zone is best known for the different species of birds. Some of the famous birds that can catch your eye include Grey Headed Fishing Eagle, Black Chinned Yuhina, Maroon Orile, and more.
You can have a closer view of the wildlife by availing Jeep Safari, Elephant Safari, or Canter Safari. However, the safari time varies depending upon the season. During your stay, you can opt among the various resorts like Riverside resort, Le Roi resort, forest resort, and more.
There are many travelling options available to reach Jim Corbett National park. From Delhi it is around 260 kilometers. However, you can take the air route from Delhi or train a route if you are coming from Ramnagar. You can behold your sight with fresh grassland and wildlife and make the most of your trip between March to April.