Corbett National Park- The Jungle Saffari
Corbett National Park is the Largest Tiger Populated Reserve In The World is first national park of India established in the year 1936 it was named Haqiley National Park. In 1957, the park was rechristened as the Corbett National Park in the memory of Late Jim Corbett great naturalist.
The park spans across some 920.9 square km at an altitude of 600 to 1100 metres about the foothills of the western Himalayas in the districts of Nainital and Pauri Garhwal in the state of Uttaranchal.
- Area: 600 sq km (core area of 322 km)
- Altitude: 400 – 1200 meter above the sea level
- Languages: English, Hindi
- Best Time to Visit: February to May
- STD Code 05945 (Ramnagar)
- Annual rainfall: 1400-2800 mm.
- Temperature range: 4°C in winter to 42°C during summer.
HOW TO REACH
BY AIR – Pantnagar at a distance of 50 km is the nearest airport. Delhi at a distance of 300 km is the nearest international airport.
BY RAIL – Ramnagar is on the broad gauge track from where the road transport options have to be availed to reach the park.
BY ROAD – Dhikala is 300 km from Delhi, 145 km from Lucknow and 51 km from Ramnagar. The route from Delhi spans Hapur-Murababad-Ramnagar. The turn off is some 7 km beyond Muradabad to the left, marked by a small board. The route from Lucknow spans Bareilly-Kichha-Rudrapur-Doraha-Kashipur.
Elephant safaris can be arranged in Dhikala and Bijrani.
Jeep safaris are available from outside the Park as well as from Dhikala
- For further information of park visit you can contact :
Corbett Tiger Reserve
- Ramnagar,Distt. Nainital,(Uttaranchal),INDIA Tel.: +91-5947-253977
Park Reception – 251489
Fax: +91-5947-251012, 251376
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org