Types of Safaris in Jim Corbett National Park
Jim Corbett Jeep Safari Package
Jim Corbett Jeep Safari Package – A jeep safari through the wilderness of Jim Corbett is one of the best adventures to be enjoyed in the country. This thrilling tour takes you through the untamed wilderness of the area where you not only enjoy the remarkable flora and fauna but also have a chance to appreciate the beauty of the sub-Himalayan belt. Most Jim Corbett Tour Packages are done in a group and can be best enjoyed on an open-air jeep.
Located in the state of Uttarakhand, Corbett National Park is the best place to unleash your adventurous side and immerse yourself in the variety of wildlife found around the area. During the tour, you can spot the famous Bengal tigers, Himalayan black bears, several kinds of deer, elephants, leopard cats, as well as the Indian Python.
Cost: Starting from INR 3,500
Timing: Staring 5:45 AM, 6:00 AM, 6:30 AM, 1:00 PM, 1:30 PM, 2:30 PM (lasts for about three hours)
Elephant Safari Package
One of the most cost-friendly and sought-after activities to be enjoyed at Jim Corbett National Park, Elephant Safari packages take you through some spellbinding views of the vicinity on the back of the gentle giant. Riding along the designated paths, you get to immerse yourself in the mesmerizing beauty of the dense forests, rich flora and fauna, and spectacular wild animals.
Elephant safaris are considered to be some of the most exclusive experiences to be enjoyed around the area. As you move through the Kumaun region on the back of an elephant, you get an opportunity to witness the beauty of Corbett’s untamed natural surroundings.
Cost: Starting from INR 500
Timing: First come first serve (lasts for about an hour and a half)
Jim Corbett safari offers another great way to reach into the wild with your pals. If your group is bigger, book canters that will accommodate a good 18 number of people. In the zones that Jim Corbett National Park is divided, only Dhikala zone offers the facility of a canter safari. Dhikala zone is one of the finest zones for Jim Corbett safari experience. The pathway of this zone is mystic and blessed with great ambience that will excite the tourists that take up canter safari in this region. The best part about a canter ride is having a larger group to enjoy the richness of this wonderful location enhances the safari experience.
Apart from this, Dhikala route also hosts a 100 year old rest house that can be explored on the way by the tourists. Dhikala, similar to other zones of Jim Corbett National Reserve gives a fabulous glimpse of flora and fauna that will make the safari ride a happy one. Every tourist that visits this national park should mandatorily hold a permit to get in and stay in the park overnight. The Dhikala Canter Safari takes its tourists through the natural trails of Jim Corbett National Park.Timings:
Jim Corbett National Park Safari time to ride off in a Canter is scheduled at 7:30 am from Ramnagar. The safari lasts for about 5 hours. Jim Corbett safari booking for canter is available both online and offline. Apart from this one can indulge in this activity on spot depending upon the availability of canter and fellow tourist.Cost:
The tariff for Jim Corbett safari in a canter is approximately INR 1500 Indian nationals and INR 3000 foreign nationals.
Buffer Zone In Jim Corbett National Park
Durga Devi Zone
Places to Stay in Jim Corbett
The Monals Nest Resort, Corbett stationed at the brink of the National Jim Corbett Park is a perfect getaway for the travellers for a luxurious and most complacent stay amongst the lush greenery and thickly wooded landscape. The Resort specially designed to provide the guests with beautiful interiors with a touch of wooden flooring,your own outside place to sit, pool side to relax your consciousness along with other facilities. Relish in the delectable cuisines at the luncheonette.
A ideal place for Business guests with new-age facilities like conference hall, meeting facilities, business service, audio/visual equipment, LCD/projector, conference facilities, internet, Wi-Fi and courier service.
The Monals Resort, Corbett is easily accessible to The National Jim Corbett Park, which is most famous for the fallacious Bengal Tiger and Corbett Safaris but also has magnanimous presence of deer, wild boar, and elephants amongst various others animals and birds. Along with this the Park aims to protect mundane species such as the tiger, the Asian Elephant, and the Great One Horned Rhinoceros.
Meal Types: Veg/Non veg
Accommodation Types: Double OccupancyActivities: Jeep Safari, River Sight, Fun Adventure, Sports Zip, Line Flying, Fox Rock climbing, Museum Jungle, Corbett Water Fall
Nested amidst lush greenery of this tranquil land – Namah is situated on the banks of the beautiful River Kosi at Corbett National Park. Delight in this luxury stay experience right in the lap of nature that will help you in shedding off the humdrums of city life.
Enjoy a delightful stay at this pristine nature’s abode that provides you with a soothing experience. Relish the scrumptious flavours of sample delicious cuisines from across the globe with this luxury stay at Namah, Jim Corbett National Park. Relax your body and mind by completing a few lapses of swim in the pool. Indulge in an exciting sessions of Jeep Safari and Elephant Rides with friends and family. Glee in the virgin beauty of this land like never before!
Rivet in this amazing luxury stay at Namah with friends and family. Delight in the stunning beauty of this serene land nested in the foothills of Himalayas. Get ready for a relaxing experience like never before.
Meal Types: Vegetarian and Non-Vegetarian-Breakfast
Accommodation Types: Double Occupancy
Jeep Safari, Elephant Rides, Spa & Therapy
Difficulty Level: Moderate
Delight in this wonderful stay at
Infinity Resorts, Jim Corbett National Park in the beautiful State of
Uttarakhand. Embark on this amazing wildlife and jungle safari that takes you
on a beguiling trip through well famed Jim Corbett National Park. Get ready to
get enlightened with naturalist who will guide you through this jeep safari in
the lush-green jungles
Rejoice in the company of beautiful birds that adorn this entire place. Capture these beautiful birds, exotic wildlife and mesmerizing landscapes on your camera. A perfect place to capture those perfect shots that you have been waiting for so long.
One of the most remarkable thing about the stay at Infinity Resorts Corbett is that this stunning place provides you with an easy access to explore the ‘Big Five’ – Tiger, Leopard, Asian Elephant, Mugger Crocodile and Gharial on our adventurous safaris through the untamed tiger reserve.
Indulge in an elephant safari, enjoy
the slow-steady ride as you are taken through the jungle. Get ready to
mesmerize in the wild landscapes of the region that will provide you some of
the best memories to cherish for a lifetime.
Meal Types: Vegetarian and Non-vegetarian (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Evening Snacks)
Accommodation Types: Single & Double Sharing
safari, Elephant Safari
Difficulty Level: Moderate
stunning Merchula valley, Solluna Resort, Jim Corbett strives for an ideal
weekend getaway destination. As the name incorporates, one can delight in the
beautiful views if sun (Sol) as well as moon (Luna) from this beautiful resort.
Apart from stunning landscapes and picturesque views, one can also enthrall in series of adventure activities available here. Put on your walking shoes and get ready for a trekking experience like never before, delight in the captivating views as you gather your wits before embarking on a mountain climbing spree. Indulge in an array of thrilling activities such as Natural River crossing and rafting with friends and family like never before!
Participate in series of fun-filled adventures such as flying fox, monkey crawling and Burma Bridge. Get ready to explore this untouched land- delight in this memorable experience at Solluna Resort, which has been built in accordance to our basic five senses. Return with a bag full of sweet memories from Solluna Resort, Jim Corbett.
Meal Types: Vegetarian and Non- Vegetarian
Accommodation Types: Double Occupancy
Activities: Trekking, Mountain Climbing, Natural River
Crossing, Rappelling, Rafting, Flying Fox, Monkey Crawling, Hiking, Burma
Difficulty Level: Easy
Crowned in the foothills of Himalayas, Jim Corbett National Park is well acclaimed for its exotic wildlife, especially for its wild big cats roaming the jungle freely. Enthrall in a camping experience that provides a stay in this stunning national park.
Stay at Tiger Camp, Jim Corbett National Park is one experience that you have only dreamt of! Camp in flat valleys, that restrict the mountain ranges from extending, also known as ‘Chaurs’, delight in camping in this beautiful landscape that has excellent view of the animals. Get ready to witness beautiful Ramganga River winding its course through the park.
Enjoy a captivating jeep safari and an elephant ride with friends and family. Spend some quality time while taking a walk through Jim Corbett’s museum, picnic by the river side Kosi while watching a delightful wildlife movie. Enjoy the traditional Kumaoni folk dance, and relax yourself while enjoying exciting sessions of indoor and outdoor games. Experience a life so simple and peaceful with this delightful stay at Tiger Camp, Jim Corbett National Park.
Meal Types: Vegetarian and Non-Vegetarian - Breakfast
Accommodation Types: Double Occupancy
Activities: Jeep Safari, Elephant Ride, Garjia Temple visit, Jim Corbett's museum & waterfall at Kaladunghi, Picnic by the riverside Kosi, Wildlife movies, Kumaoni folk dance, Badminton, Carom, Softball cricket, Bonfire dinner with Barbeque, River Crossing, Rock climbing, Rappelling, Bird Watching
Difficulty Level: Easy
Crowned on the banks of the beautiful Kosi River,
Mangobloom Resort is a beautiful property located amidst the stunning Jim
Corbett National Park in Uttarakhand. Delight in the serene environs and
picturesque landscapes of this heaven on earth – enjoy an amazing view of the
colossal mountain ranges, beautiful cascading river winding its way and exotic
wildlife living happily in their natural habitat.
With this delightful stay at Mangobloom enthrall in an array of services available at the resort that will help you in soothing all your office & routine life fatigue. Relax yourself by completing a few lapses of swim in the pool, indulge in exciting sessions of indoor and outdoor games with friends and family like never before! Enjoy the bounties of nature with a pleasing stay at this beautiful Mangobloom resort.
Relax in nature’s abode – enjoy the lush greenery enveloping the distant mountains. You can also indulge in an array of other relaxing activities such as spa, sauna and various others by paying an extra price. Delight in this wonderful experience of peaceful stay at Mangobloom Resort, Jim Corbett with friends and family.
Meal Types: Vegetarian and Non- Vegetarian - Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Accommodation Types: Double/Triple Occupancy
Activities: In house Indoor and Outdoor Games, Swimming Pool, Spa, Sauna,
Steam, Jacuzzi, Mountain Climbing, Jungle Safari
Difficulty Level: Easy
Check-in Time: 12:00 PM on Day 1
Check-out Time: 11:00 AM on Day 2
The resort nestled in a Mango orchard, surrounded by dense forest, hillocks and River Kosi providing picturesque and serene environment to the Guest. It is also an excellent destination for exploring the Corbett National Park and the area around it.
The resort offers comfortable and spacious air conditioned rooms with attached washroom, LED TV, Electrical sockets and a Coffee maker. Staying in this resort offers an elegant and comfortable stay close to the jungle and hills. All rooms offer beautiful views of the National park. It also offers many other facilities like free wifi, swimming pool, free parking, room service, housekeeping, power backup, laundry service and doctor on call.
You will check out the bird life in the area, go for nature walks close to resorts, relax in the lawns and cool down in the resort's swimming pool. Get access to an evening bonfire with wildlife movies show.
How to reach:
The resort is located around 15 Km from Ramnagar bus stand. You can board a private cab to reach the location.
Embark on this amazing wildlife and
jungle safari that takes you on an enthralling trek through well famed Jim Corbett
National Park. Prepare to get enlightened with naturalist who will guide you
through this walking safari in the lush-green thickets of Powalgarh forest Walk
along the beautiful Dabka river, Monsoon Trek in Jim Corbett National Park is the best place for a bird’s lover –
rejoice in the company of beautiful birds that adorn this entire place.
Capture these beautiful birds, exotic wildlife and mesmerizing landscapes on your camera. A perfect place to capture those perfect shots that you have been waiting for so long.
Gather your wits before you plan to slash through the Himalayan stream, as the water
will give you thrills and chills. Learn the art of crossing the gushing river
through the river bed full of boulders with the help of a trainer. Indulge in a
bicycle ride on a fair weather forest roads, this trip is a learning experience
as you will be enlightened about Ethno-botany and nature interpretation.
Participate in various team building activities with Monsoon Trek in Jim Corbett National Park. There is no better way to celebrate monsoons than by taking late evening walking safari along village-forest edge. Delight in this amazing monsoon trek in one of the most acclaimed National Park.
Meal Types: Vegetarian and Non-vegetarian (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
Accommodation Types: Double Occupancy
Activities: Trekking, Bicycle Ride on Forest Roads, Jeep Safari
Difficulty Level: Moderate
Check-In Time: 01:00 PM
Check-Out Time: 11:00 AM
Corbett The Baagh Spa and Resort is situated at the Patkot village, into the valley of Nainital Hills, and surrounded by the beautiful forest of Jim Corbett National Park. The resort offers a beautiful combination of luxury and wilderness. The property is close to the Sitabani forest gate. This 4-star resort offers a kids' club, concierge service, 24-hour front desk, airport transfers, room service, and free WiFi.
This package offers a comfortable stay with breakfast, Along with that guests can also enjoy an informative guided nature walk inside the Sitabani forest area to learn about the flora and fauna of the region, bird loves can also spot some of the local birds as well. If you are lucky you can also spot some antelopes or even an elephant. The package also offers a Discounted voucher on the food bill when you enjoy the delicious multi-cuisine food at the in house restaurant. Guests can also learn some cooking lessons to cook the local Kumaoni dishes form the chef of the Corbett The Bagh Spa and Resort.
The staff of the resort does the sanitation of the rooms on daily basis in order to provide the maximum safety to the guests from the Covid-19 virus also hand sanitizer is available at all the touchpoints of the resort.
Highlights of Corbett the Bagh Spa and Resort:
- Stay in a Jungle Cat room with mountain view
- An Informative guided nature walk inside Sitabani Forest.
- FLAT 25% OFF on Dining.
- Cooking classes from the chef.
- Complimentary Breakfast.
How to Reach Corbett the Bagh Spa and Resort?
The location is 29 km from Ramnagar and 90 km from Nainital. Shared & private cabs are easily accessible to the spot. The guests can also drive down to the resort from a private or rented vehicle as this property has ample amount of parking space.
Other Essential Information
Best Time To Visit Jim Corbett
The Jim Corbett National Reserve has its own timings and seasons that one can look up for the ease of getting the best of this forest reserve area. The wildlife abode is open 356 days of a year to visit and to experience the nature in its true form. The perfect time to avail the best of benefits from this location and maximum out of Jim Corbett jeep safari is from November to the end of June.
Different zones have different seasons, as weather and other factors are also measured while deciding the safari packages, seasons and timings. Bijrani and Dhikala zones are usually closed during the monsoon season as most of the roads get washed away due to rain. Such inconveniences are taken into consideration and packages are planned accordingly.
Flora and Fauna in Jim Corbett
The Himalayas are blessed with enormous greenery which accommodates most of the exotic and endangered animals. The Jim Corbett National reserve has become one of the biggest tourist hubs in the entire country that exhibits wonderful terrains and exuberant variety of flora and fauna.
Only 10 % of the entire Jim Corbett Reserve belt is grassland, whereas more than 73% of it is covered with dense forest. The dense forest is diversely equipped with trees like sal, peepal, rohini and mango. The forest belt of Jim Corbett National Park is home for around 50 species of mammals, 25 species of reptiles, 110 tree species and close to 580 bird species.
To list down some of the many species of birds that find home in Jim Corbett National Reserve, they include crested serpent eagle, blossom headed parakeet and red jungle fowl. The Bengal tigers are the life of this national reserve and are plentiful at this abode, it also accommodates leopards.
the exotic animal species that can be witnessed at this forest reserve are hog
deer, sambar deer, Himalayan black deer’s, Indian grey mongoose, Himalayan
goral, yellow throated martens, sloth and Indian pangolins. Apart from these,
Indian elephants, pythons and local crocodiles also make it to the list of
animals that find home in Jim Corbett National Park.
Online Booking Procedure
Advance booking of any activity in Jim Corbett is a must. This is in order to plan your visit to Jim Corbett National Park well. Jim Corbett safari is usually full and requires advance booking for the Corbett reserve officials to help you experience this activity in a much better way. Jungle safari booking in Jim Corbett is easy and simple as you can just go online and intimate the officials concerned about the same.
It is as simple as giving in the details as to how many people are coming and on what dates would you prefer for the Jim Corbett safari ride. Accordingly they will arrange the rest for you and will be all set once you reach the destination.
You can also choose your own Jim Corbett safari zone based on the availability of the same. The only hook here is that, one need to inform or book the Jim Corbett 30 days prior if he/ she are an Indian National. In case of foreign nationals, booking should be done 90 days in advance.
Frequently Asked Questions
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 Reserve?
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 Park.
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 Safari?
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 punishable offence.
-Kindly abide by the rules and regulations and follow the instructions given by the guide.
-Do not pluck flowers or harm the plants in anyway.
-It is advisable to carry basic first aid requirements.
-During the months of December and January, warm clothes are recommended.