Jim Corbett National Park – A Traveller’s Guide 2022
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About Jim Corbett National Park
Tigers at Jim Corbett National Park
The Jim Corbett National Park has been front-running conservational reforms, since the passing of the Wildlife Protection Act in 1972. The biggest steps were taken to protect the nearly extinct species of the Royal Bengal Tiger.
Types of Safaris at Corbett National Park
Jeep tiger safaris in India, in the Corbett National Park are considered to be the best way to truly experience the flora and fauna of the landscape. You can choose a solo tiger safari tour or go with a small group in an open-air jeep. The safari experience happens throughout the day and lasts for about 3 hours on each occasion.
|Core Zones||Entrance Gates (Full Safari)||Entrance Gate (Single Seat Safari)|
|Dhikala Zone||Dhangari Gate||Dhangari Gate|
|Bijrani Zone||Aamdanda Gate||Aamdanda Gate|
|Jhirna Zone||Dhela Gate||Dhela Gate|
|Dhela Zone||Dhela Gate||Dhela Gate|
|Durga Devi Zone||Durgadevi Gate||Durgadevi Gate|
|Sitabani Forest Zone||Bhandarpani Gate||Bhandarpani Gate|
National Parks are typically divided into multiple zones to make safari tours across it more convenient and easier to comprehend for tourists. You can access Kanha National Park through one of five gates – Dhangari, Aamdanda, Dhela, Durgadevi and Bhandarpani.
Owing to the sheet size of Corbett National Park, the six zones of the park are uniquely decided based on the experience you wish to have. Some zones are also closed off till the right season approaches, while a few are open throughout the year.
The Sitabani Zone is the only Buffer Zone of the work that allows complete access for private vehicles to enter the park. Apart from Core and Buffer, another prime zone is the Reserved Zone – This area of the park is closed off to tourists, as it focuses mainly on wildlife conservation and repopulation.
Zoning in: The Corbett National Park Experience
Best Time to Spot Tigers at Jim Corbett National Park
Things to Do in Corbett National Park
Tiger Safari Tours
The wild will like to have you as their guest, and the tour of their premises is one you should simply tick off your list. The park allows for solo/group jeep tiger safaris, canter safaris for larger crowds or elephant safaris for those who dare!
Explore The Vistas
Luxury Hotels & Resorts in Jim Corbett National Park
Taj Corbett Resort & Spa
Paatlidun Safari Lodge
But one standout feature is the Forest Rest Houses that are located within every Zone. Here are seven of the coolest lodgings you should consider staying in when booking a tiger safari tour of the Corbett National Park.
Bijrani Forest Rest House: Situated within the park’s most prominent safari zone, the Bijrani Forest Rest House was once a shooting block during British India.
Malani Forest Rest House: Another lodging considered ideal for daily game drives, the Malani Forest Rest House also offers a quieter and more secluded feel for guests looking to sink into the lap of nature.
Sultan Forest Rest House: Another classy yet comfortable spot to call it a day. The Sultan Forest Rest House is an ideal pick for small families and couples.
Gairal Forest House: The romantic guest house amongst the lot for its strategically placed location – by the Ramganga river. The Gairal Forest House can double for a honeymoon lodging, in the wild.
Sarapduli Forest House: Another strategically placed guest house, this time for animal lovers. Those who stay in the Sarapduli Forest House will get a super close view of jungle life.
Khinnanauli Forest House: Pick the Khinnanauli Forest House if you wish to get as close as possible to tiger territory.
Dhikala Forest House: This is the oldest and most prestigious forest house in the park. It offers a premium living experience with some of the park’s finest vistas in close view.
Places to Visit Near Corbett National Park
Trip to Corbett National Park: FAQs
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