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Visit Jim Corbett National Park

Jim Corbett National Park, a part of the larger Corbett Tiger Reserve, is the oldest national park in India.

Jim Corbett National Park, a part of the larger Corbett Tiger Reserve, is the oldest national park in India. It was established in the year 1936 by the name of Hailey National Park. The name of the national park was further changed to Ramganga National Park after independence and then in 1956 to Jim Corbett National Park. The park houses a diversified fauna and is largely visited by tourists from all around the world. Out of varied and unique species found here, like, elephants, Gharial, Tigers, King Kobra, Flying Fox, Muntjac and Indian Pangolin, Bengal tigers happen to be the major attraction. Corbett National Park happens to be the ideal habitat for tigers.

The national park spread over a vast area in Nainital, Almora, Pauri Gharwal and other regions. Ramnagar in Uttaranchal is one of the best places to approach the highly coveted wildlife sanctuary. There are plenty of luxury and budget accommodations available near the forest. Jim Corbett National park forms an amazing destination for weekend getaway.

Take a note of the following information related to the sanctuary:

  • The best time to visit is from November to June,
  • the dense forest ranges of the park remains closed during monsoon,
  • entry charges of 200 rupees are levied upon the Indian visitors, and
  • jeep and elephant safaris are conducted here.
From bird watching to wildlife spotting, from dense greenery to pleasant climate, Jim Corbett National Park forms a beautiful mix of nature and wildlife.  

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  • Attractions

    Wildlife, Scenic
  • Altitude

    1210 m
  • STD Code

    05947
  • Best Season

    Winter, November to June
  • State/Code

    /244715
  • LANGUAGES

    Kumauni, Garhwali, Hindi