1) Where is Jim Corbett National Park exactly
The Jim Corbett National Park is based in the Shivalik
hills of Himalayas. It stretches across Pauri Garhwal, Nainital and Almora
districts in Uttarakhand.
2) What are the ways to reach Jim Corbett National
The distance from Delhi to Ramnagar is approximately 257 km.
You will be traveling from Delhi via Moradabad and Kashipur to reach
Ramnagar. If you are travelling through
a private vehicle, it would take you around 5 hours to cover this distance.
Buses are available from all major bus stops in Delhi, the time taken by a bus
will be 6 to 7 hours approximately.
One can catch a train from Old Delhi Junction and get down
at Ramnagar station. It is an approximately 6 hour’s journey. You will be
traveling from Delhi via Moradabad and Kashipur to reach Ramnagar
One can travel from Delhi airport to Pantnagar airport. The
Pantnagar airport is approximately 50km away from the Jim Corbett National
3) Will one entry permit make me eligible to visit
all the zones?
An entry permit is allotted for only one particular zone.
One cannot use it to enter multiple zones.
4) How many vehicles are allowed for the safari at
Jim Corbett, in a day?
In the Bijrani and Jhirna zone, 30 vehicles are permitted
to enter both in morning and evening. Also, 15 vehicles go through the
Durgadevi zone in the morning, as well as in the evening
5) How do we get a nature guide or a naturalist
for our Safari?
Guides are one of the mandatory factors for the Jim Corbett
Safari. One has to pay the fees directly to the guide, at the end of the expedition.
They will be picked up at the entry point at Amdanda and Jhirna.
6) Can we get our private cars for the Safari?
Private vehicles are not allowed for the Jim Corbett
Safari. Tourists can hire the registered vehicles from Ramnagar reception
office or Amdanda gate. No prior bookings are available for vehicles to visit
the Jim Corbett Reserve.
7) How can I make arrangements for accommodation
at the Jim Corbett National Park?
Indian nationals can make reservations for the
accommodation 45 days prior to their visit. Foreign nationals have the
provision to make reservations 90 days in advance. All reservations are subject
to modification and cancellation.
8) Is there a canteen facility for those staying at
the forest rest houses in Jim Corbett?
There are canteen facilities at Dhikala forest rest house
and Gairal forest rest house. At other places, kitchens are available where you
have to cook your own food. One can take help from the room attendants.
9) What are the clauses and conditions for the Elephant
Camp elephants are available only at Dhilaka and Bijrani.
Only four people are allowed on an elephant. Children below the age of 5 years, can ride
the Elephant for free, along with the adults.
10) Can I get some information about the Tiger Conservation
Foundation for Corbett Tiger Reserve?
The Tiger Conservation Foundation for Corbett Tiger Reserve
is a registered Society, under the Society Act. Find under the provisions of
the Wildlife Protection Act, 1972. The foundation accepts contribution from
both individuals and organizations. This amount is utilized for the welfare of
the staff of Jim Corbett Tiger Reserve and for other related activities.
11) Do I need to carry any documents?
All the visitors are required to carry only an identity
proof like voter id, drivers license, pan card, etc. which they should produce
at the entry point for verification.
12) What are the safety measures and precautions to
be taken while at Jim Corbett National Park?
-Do not wander around during the safari. Kindly
stay in the designated vehicles.
-Keep safe distance from the wild animals.
Refrain from teasing or feeding them.
-Moving on foot or getting off the vehicle is a
-Kindly abide by the rules and regulations and
follow the instructions given by the guide.
-Do not pluck flowers or harm the plants in
-It is advisable to carry basic first aid
-During the months of December and January, warm
clothes are recommended.