Jim Corbett National Park

Jim Corbett National Park Get intimate with the wild


Those who wish to explore the most diverse facets of wildlife must plan a trip to Jim Corbett National Park situated in the Nainital district of Uttarakhand. This habitat to uncountable animals and birds is a sheer delight for wildlife enthusiasts where they can enjoy glimpse of wild animals from a close perspective. This park is counted among one of the oldest and most popular wildlife parks in India. This is the place where Project Tiger was launched for the first time in 1973. Since then, it has protected some most endangered species, including India’s royal tigers.

Jim Corbett offers numerous opportunities to travellers to partake in jeep or elephant safaris to explore the area of 520 square kilometres. The region is blessed with beautiful hills, riverine belts, thriving grasslands and a calming lake, adding to the safari experience.


Jim Corbett National Park has been divided into various zones, each housing a diverse kind of flora and fauna.

Bijrani Safari Zone

This zone is known for its overwhelming natural beauty and open grasslands. It is located only 01 Km from Ramnagar city.

Jhirna Safari Zone

Situated 16 km from Ramnagar city, Jhirna can be explored all year long by the visitors.

Dhela Safari Zone

This newbie to the park takes travellers amidst blissful flora and fauna. It is located 13 Km from Ramnagar City and remains a popular ground among both wildlife and nature lovers.

Dhikala Zone

The exquisiteness of Dhikala Zone is unusual. Located 18 km away from Ramnagar city, this zone is perfect for overnight stays to experience the wild after dark.

Durga Devi Zone

Bordering the north-eastern border of Jim Corbett National Park, this zone is ideal for bird watching. The zone is where thousands of flamboyant birds reside and chirp happily.  

Hotels & resorts

Jim Corbett National Park is a highly popular attraction that receives streams of travellers. This is the reason why the region has more than its fair share of hotels and resorts.

Corbett Aahana Resort

Extravagant travellers can plan their stay at the Corbett Aahana Resort, a five star rated hotel. The resort houses 10 residential blocks and 48 living units, each flaunting extreme luxury. The hotel combines ethnic and modern themes, making it a beautiful stay option.

The Baagh Spa and Resort

This is also a great pick for spending your holiday in solace. The resort bestows you a sense of calmness while treating you with world class facilities. With the its luxurious rooms categorized into leopard suite, superior room and premium room, the resort serves all kind of travellers. The balcony of each room here bestows views of hills, dense Sal trees and clear blue sky.

Samsara Resort Corbett

A marvel in terms of architectural design, this resort brings out the true essence of Corbett Jungle. Samsara houses Family suite (02), Honeymoon Suite (02) and Luxury Rooms (48), each designed especially to offer a comfortable stay to the guests.

Jim’s Jungle Retreat

Nestled between the Himalayan foothills in the north and the ancient Shivaliks in the south, this resort houses 18 residences     designed to cater to the tiniest needs of the guests. The resort offers numerous massage therapies and treatments apart from various other facilities to make the stay of the guests memorable.


Residing amidst nature and wildlife, and far stretched across 8.75 acres of lush greenery, Namah is a stunning upscale resort. The resort has premier rooms, superior rooms and luxurious suites for a soothing and relaxing stay. Dine at the in-house Multi Cuisine restaurant of the resort to treat your taste buds with mouth-watering dishes.

When to go

The winter months from October to February are perfect to explore the natural beauty of Jim Corbett National Park. This is also the time when the majestic Bengal tiger can be spotted easily. Visiting in the months of July to September is not recommended as animals usually go in dense forest areas to guard themselves from the rains. During March to June months, the park remains hot, making safari difficult. However, this is the time when animals come out of their abodes to look for water near the river.

How to Reach

The nearest domestic airport to Corbett National Park is 50 kms away from the Park at Phoolbagh, Pantnagar. Those taking train services can land at the Ramnagar railway station. The park also enjoys great road connectivity and thus, road travel is also preferred from various Indian cities     .

So get ready to eye the big cats at Jim Corbett National Park.

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