| The state of Uttarakhand is known worldwide for its richness in wildlife treasures. It has plenty in store for those who love to see, explore and experience the different facets of Indian wildlife. One of the most popular wildlife attractions is Jim Corbett National Park. Named after the author-cum-wildlife-conservationist Jim Corbett, the national park features a wide variety of flora, fauna and avi fauna for wildlife lovers to see. The park occupies a beautiful position in the midst of the Himalayan ranges.
Before it was named after Jim Corbett, the wildlife park was called the Hailey National Park. Today, Corbett National Park expands over a huge area of around 1,318 sq km which is shelter to over 50 different species of mammals, 600 species of birds and 25 species of reptiles.
General Information :
Area : 520.8sq.km.
Altitude : Between 400mt and 1,100mt.
Temperature : Summer : 46°C 19°C & Winter : 25°C 4°C
Main entry point : Dhangarhi, Main Tourist Centre & Dhikala.
Tourist season : Nov. 15 to June15
Air : Nearest airport is Pantnagar,133kms.
Rail : Nearest railhead is Ramnagar, 50kms. from Dhikala.
Road : Dhikala is connected by a road to Dhikala- Ramnagar and from there to other parts of the state. Other centers within the park are connected by fair-weather tracks. From Dhikala : Delhi is 290kms. Lucknow 503kms.; Ranikhet 114kms.
Local Transport : Coaches and jeeps can be hired from the National Park office at Ramnagar. Elephants are available for wildlife viewing at Dhikala, khinanauli and Bijrani. Elephant rides conducted every morning and evening.
2 Night and3 Days:- ( Corbett National Park )
Day 1 : Dep. from Delhi to Haridwar Arr. Haridwar at On Arrival, check in Hotel After Fresh up, Haridwar Local Site Seeing At evening visit for Ganga Aarti Dinner & Night Halt at Hotel.
Day 2 : After early Breakfast, drive to Corbett National Park, Ramnagar. Check in Hotel, Ramnagar. After Lunch, visit Corbett Park. Dinner & Night Halt at Hotel.
Day 3 : After Breakfast, drive to Jungle Safari with Packed Lunch At 1.00 PM, drive back to Rishikesh Dep. from Rishikesh.