The Jim Corbett National Park was named in the honor of the hunter Jim Corbett who later became a conservationist. It is the oldest Indian national park. This park was constructed in the year 1936 and was given the name of Hailey National Park at that time. It is located in the Nainital district of Uttarakhand state. It is a protected area for the seriously endangered Indian Bengal tiger. This is the chief objective of the Project Tiger. It is the proud owner of 488 different plant species and fauna. As per the government survey over 70,000 travelers visit this park in every season from both India and other nations.

Jim Corbett National Park

Prime Attraction of Corbett National Park

Dhikala - It is one of the very well known destinations in the Jim Corbett National Park which is located at the fringes of the Patli Dun valley. The rest house present here was built hundreds of years ago.

Garjia Temple - This temple is situated at the banks of the Kosi river which is over 14 Km far from the Ramnagar City. It is devoted to Garijia Devi. Moreover, at the day of Kartik Poornima it holds a fair.

Ramnagar - This is a little town present at the outskirts of the Jim Corbett National Park and also has a busy market. It is used as the base camp to explore the park and is also the fishing base camp. Various resorts arrange the fishing trips for their customers.

Ranikhet - This charming hill station is present near to the park and is situated in the Almora district in Uttaranchal. You can observe the mind taking and stunning scenes of the Indian Himalayan from this city.

Elephant Safari - The Elephant is the majestic animal and a ride on this animal is awesome. You will see all the attractions through Elephant safari. You can go into the jungles and grasslands of the Jim Corbett National Park and can see herd of wild elephants and tigers. This safari is available twice a day, first in the early morning time and second in the late afternoon.

Bijrani - It was earlier a part of the shooting block. It offers wide variety of vegetation along with splendid scene of the near by areas.

Corbett Wildlife Museum - This museum had the collection of the artifacts and belongings of the conservationist Jim Corbett. It also has various artifacts which are connected to the history of the growth of the Corbett National Park.

Elephant Safari Tours

How to Reach

By Air: The nearest airport is the Phoolbagh Airport present at Pantnagar. It is at about 50 Km of distance. Of course local transport is there to take you to the airport. If you want international airport then you have to travel 300 km to reach Indira Gandhi International Airport at Delhi.

By Train: In order to access the Jim Corbett National Park you can travel through the railways. The railway station is located at Ramnagar.

By Road: It is advised to go through roads in order to reach the park. You must prefer a jeep. This will help you to explore the surroundings and internal part of the park.