Jim Corbett National Park is located on the foot of the Himalayas and is the most beautiful park in India for spotting wildlife. Jim Corbett National Park, founded in 1936 as Hailey National Park and renamed Ramgangar National Park in 1952, took its current name in 1957 by Jim Corbett, the famous naturalist, and photographer. It has the reputation of  India’s first Jungle Safari. Undoubtedly, it is the most attractive jungle SAFARI of CORBETT NATIONAL PARK.

Where is Corbett National Park

Jim Corbett national park is located in  Uttarakhand,. Jim Corbett national park from Delhi is about 242 km.  it sprawls on the foothills of the Himalayas,  on the banks of the Ramganga River. It lies amidst dense vegetation and irregular mountains with varying heights, ranging from around 1300 feet to nearly 4000 feet.
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A Heard of Elephants Corbett National Park Uttarakhand
A Heard of Elephants Corbett National Park Uttarakhand

Jim Corbett National Park Resorts

The main attraction for tourists and wildlife enthusiasts is the resorts inside the park. You must stay inside the park in Resorts, there are plenty of resorts to experience wilderness roaring sounds majestic sight of the Indian tiger and other wildlife during the night. Apart form Resorts, there are Jim Corbett national park hotels too.

Corbett National Park

Corbett National Park is famous for its rich flora and fauna.  The wildlife is with many varieties of species that enrich the park. it is a paradise for bird watchers, wildlife lovers, conservationists, and nature lovers.

It is very rich in vegetation with 51 different types of shrubs. The park enjoys 30 types of bamboo and 110 other kinds of tree species.

Renowned for majestic leopards and elephants, the park provides the life of many rare species of mammals, birds, and reptiles, over 25 reptile species, 585 types of birds, and over 50 varieties of mammal species.

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River Koshi Corbett National Park Uttarakhand
River Koshi Corbett National Park Uttarakhand

Jim Corbett National Park Safari

You enjoy a temperate climate throughout the year. The best time is November 15th onwards.

Winter (November to February) has a temperature variation between 5 ° C and 30 ° C. The mornings are foggy in the winter and the afternoon is a good time to enjoy a Jeep safari.

Summer (March to May) reaches 40 ° C and the average temperature is around 30 ° C. Wild nature lovers are more likely to spot animals.

June to September is the rainy season. It is good for enjoying the natural beauty and some areas of the park are closed.

Corbett National Park is a part of the Uttarakhand state of India. You can visit at any time of the year.  The summer months are perfect for spotting its famous wildlife.

The winter months are ideal for safaris and jungle activities. The monsoon period is perfect for admiring the beauty of the blooming nature making the region very picturesque and scenic for visitors.

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Corbett Fall - Corbett National Park Uttarakhand
Corbett Fall – Corbett National Park Uttarakhand

What to see in Jim Corbett

Corbett Museum

Located in Kaladhungi, the Corbett Museum is housed in a historic bungalow of Jim Corbett, the famed conservationist, hunter, and tiger conservation leader. This magnificent museum brings to the fore the memory of the life and activities of his spectacular and distinguished personality.

Corbett Falls

Corbett waterfalls offer a small & impressive sight. It falls from a height of about 60 feet & makes the backdrop of a scenic verdant forest. The large area around the falls is a very nice picnic spot.

Jungle Safari

  • Jungle Jeep Safari offers wildlife such as elephant herds & different species of deer.
  • If you’re lucky enough you can even spot tigers.
  • If you are more adventurous or have memorable moments. You can go on an elephant back safari. It is a truly amazing experience.
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Namaste! I am Om. I am a licensed Tourist Guide ( Approved by Ministry of Tourism, Government of India), I’m originally from Varanasi. Now, I am living in Rishikesh. I set up this blog to share my tips and experiences for traveling to inspire and help you to travel more. Hari Om

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