Tips to book Wildlife Safari in Jim Corbett National Park India
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Tips to book Wildlife Safari in Jim Corbett National Park India

Indian Wildlife Safari is one of the most beautiful experiences and no doubt that it is also one of the best holiday ideas. It’s an amazing feeling to see nature’s inhabitants in their natural habitat, displaying their emotions. 

Jim Corbett National Park

Corbett National Park is a famous wildlife holiday hotspot in Uttrakhand for wildlife enthusiasts and nature lovers. One can spot the barking deer, spotted deer, sambar and chinkara on a jungle safari in Corbett national park. The park houses beautiful yet dangerous reptiles. But, it is definitely the Royal Bengal Tigers in their natural habitat that is the main attraction in Jim Corbett.

Jim Corbett National Park is the oldest National Parks in India. Bird watching is one of the best things to do here as the park receives many species of migratory birds. The National Park is rich in its leafy treasures that too with so many species of plants.

Detailed Travel Guide To Jim Corbett National Park

Flora And Fauna Of Jim Corbett

The 4 most important tips from WildTrails before booking your jungle safari are: 

  • Know you safari zones
  • Check the sightings Index
  • Book Trusted Tiger Tracker Experts
  • Accommodation 

Different safari zones in the Jim Corbett National Park are as follows

Jim Corbett National Park is definitely a wildlife destination that everyone wants to visit. Every year, the park is flooded with tourists that are not only from India but also from all over the world. Corbett has been divided into different safari zones, namely

1. Dhikala zone- The entry gate is 18 km away from Ramnagar city. 

2. Jhirna zone- Jhirna Gate is located at 16 km from Ramnagar city.

3. Bijrani zone- The entry gate of the zone is located at only 01 Km from Ramnagar city.

4. Dhela zone- Dhela is a new eco-tourism zone in Corbett National Park included in the tiger reserve zone in November 2014. 

5. Durga Devi zone- Entry gate is located at an approximate distance of 36 km from Ramnagar city.

6. Sitabani Buffer Zone- If you are fond of the serene ambiance of the natural beauty, you must visit the Sitabani area.

Jim Corbett National Park Zones Map


Sightings Index

Sightings Index plays one of the major roles in tiger sightings. WildTrails brings Sightings info (with 4 years data) analytics into planning Wildlife Holidays. You definitely need to check the Sightings Index of Corbett before booking the Corbett Wildlife Safari Package.

With an extensive network of Experts Trackers across most National Parks and Tiger Reserves. Picking the right Safari Zone & having an Expert Tracker is 90% of getting Great Sightings.

According to Sightings Index by WildTrails, the best zones to visit for tiger sighting and safari tour in Jim Corbett National Park are the Bijrani safari zone, Dhikala Safari Zone and Dhela Safari Zone. The jeep safari tours are allowed in two shifts inside the Corbett tiger reserve in all of the tourism zones. 

You can get all the recent sighting information (session to session, day to day, weekly) of Jim Corbett National Park and across all national parks & tiger reserves here. We compile all these important data of all mammals, reptiles, birds and calculate what we call historic and predictive sighting index which helps the wildlife lovers to pick the park and zones based on the sightings.

Best Time To Visit Jim Corbett National Park

Jim Corbett National Park Accommodation

There are four types of accommodation in Jim Corbett National Park. It is very essential to choose the right accommodation before booking the Corbett Wildlife Safari Package. It will help you to minimize your travel time so that you are able to spend the most amount of time on safari drives. Any resort which is close to a particular safari zone will be distant away from other safari gates as any two safari zones are minimum 15 kilometers away from each other. so if one is planning multiple safaris of different zones of Corbett national park they need to plan their location of resort accordingly sometimes the luxury of the resort may appeal you but its location may leave an equal pain while doing the safari.

Trusted Expert Tiger Tracker 

There’s no way you can know more than the trusted and the best Tiger tracker who spend half their life inside the jungle you’re visiting. They are knowledgeable and well equipped with the who, what, when, why, and how of every animal and bird in that jungle so that the wildlife expert takes you to the right place at the right time for the best wildlife sightings. 

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How to Reach Corbett: 

The Jim Corbett National park is located in the Ramnagar, a city of Uttrakhand state of India, around 260 km from New Delhi. Ramnagar is well connected by road and rail network with major cities of India like Delhi, Moradabad, Nainital, and Bareilly. Once you reach Ramnagar, then it takes only half an hour to reach Corbett National Park. Jim Corbett National Park is around 15 km from Ramnagar railway station.

By Road: The Corbett National Park is situated at an approximate distance of 260 Kilometer from India’s national capital Delhi. The state government of Uttarakhand plies buses at a short interval of time from Delhi, Moradabad, Haldwani, and Nainital that reaches Corbett directly.

By Rail: The railway station in Ramnagar receives trains from different major cities of India like Delhi, Moradabad, and Bareilly. A direct train to Ramnagar runs from Delhi. 

Distance from Major Cities:

  • Delhi: Delhi – Moradabad – Kashipur – Ramnagar (260 Kms)
  • Nainital: Via Kaladhungi to Ramnagar (62 Kms)
  • Lucknow: Lucknow – Bareilly – Kicha – Rudrapur – Kashipur – Ramnagar (436 km)
  • Dehradun: Dehradun – Ramnagar (232 km)

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