Explore Jim Corbett

Explore Jim Corbett

Jungle safari in Jim Corbett is one of the best wildlife experience you can add to your bucket list while on an Uttarakhand tour. Jim Corbett is one of the India’s oldest Tiger reserve located in the district of Nainital close to Ramnagar town. It has been named after the British hunter and naturalist Edward James Corbett.

Jim Corbett receives a very good foot fall of tourists everyday for wildlife safaris. Apart from wildlife interest, tourists come here to spend some days in the tranquility of nature’s surroundings. There are many budget to luxury resorts available here including some situated at the bank of Kosi river and some inside the buffer zones as well.

Places to See Around Corbett National Park

Dhikala Tourism Zone

Dhikala is a well known tourist destination in Jim Corbett National Park. Situated at the border of the extensive Patil Dun valley from where the Ramganga flows in numerous channels. Literally Dhikala is situated approximately at a distance of 35 km from Dhangarhi Gate, promising more real experience of the wild.

Garjia Temple

Garjia Devi Temple is situated at an approximate distance of 14 km from Ramnagar city on the way to Ranikhet. The temple is actually a huge rock that is placed amidst river Kosi, which has been named as Garjia Devi after the deity. Devotees reach temple after climbing several flights of stairs.

Sitabani Forest Reserve

Located at an approximate distance of 10 km from Ramnagar, Sitabani is a hard forest area but not the part of Corbett Tiger Reserve. Sitabani is heaven for bird watchers as the place is only spot where many species of feathered creatures beautify the environs of area. Apart from, the reserve provides an adobe to a good number of wildlife including barking deer, tigers, leopard, wild boars, elephant and king cobra.

Corbett Water Fall

Situated at an approximate distance of 25 km from Ramnagar City by surface. The waterfall is snuggled amidst the green foliage and cascades down into a small lagoon like pool.

Dhangarhi Museum

Dhangarhi gate is situated 20 km from Ramnagar railway station. The museum has been set up at the main entry gate of the park is like an introduction to Jim Corbett National Park. The museum depicts the maximum information about the land topography and wildlife species residing the park.

Kosi River

The River Kosi flows approximate to the Corbett National Park and forms the eastern boundary of the Park. Though the river does not enter the National Park boundary but wild animals from Corbett come to the river banks for drinking water especially during pinch periods. The river is inhabited by Masheer and attracts many species of migratory birds too.