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Quick Facts About Corbett Tiger Reserve
Where is Corbett National Park : Ramnagar, Uttaranchal( 256 kms north east of Delhi)
Park Area : 520 square kms (approx.)
Best time to Visit :Between late autumn, that is November, and mid summer, June. Closed from 15 June to 15 November.

Bengal Tiger Cubs at Corbett National Park About Jim Corbett National Park
Located at about a distance of 260 km from Delhi, is a paradise for the wildlife lovers and a perfect destinations to see big wild cat. This is Corbett National Park for you. Known to be India's first 'National Park' Corbett is a real treat for those who want to give their holidays a sense of wildness. Established in 1936 as Hailey National Park, Corbett tiger reserve is a sheer effort of Jim Corbett (who established the park), the Government and the wildlife lovers to conserve the Royal tigers. Ever since 1973 with the help and support from World Wildlife Fund the park was the first to come under the Project Tiger and hence the protective lands for the elegant big cats was secured.
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Flora At Corbett Park
Spread across the area of 520 square km out of which 330 square km is the core area of the park where the travelers can see the wild animals along with natural vegetation. The dense Savannah grasslands formed by the decidous and sal forests is simply a treat for the eyes. Even the Himalayan low lands that sees a number of water bodies flowing through helps the vegetation to grow thick at many places. The dense vegetation in its turn provides an excellent cover to the predators supported by the park. In all there are about 110 plant species, found at large in the park area.

Fauna At Corbett
A total of 50 mammalian species, 580 bird species and 25 reptile species roam around in the park. A number of nocturnal and diurnal species are found in Corbett National Park. The park is also rich with the game and includes various species of deer and wild boars. Other members of the great cat family include leopards and jungle cats. Besides Tiger, Elephants also thrive in good numbers here. Marsh crocodiles called as Muggers and Gharials (Indian alligators) are found in the swamps of the park. Jackals, wild dogs and sloth bears are also found in good numbers.

Corbett Tiger
Tiger happens to be the center of attraction.

Deer at Corbett National Park What To Do In Corbett:
Its true that even though in a wildlife reserve you can not indulge in watching the animals all day long. There is so much else to do in here. Lets have a look a different options to make this trip more exciting.

Jeep Safari in Corbett National Park :
Horse Safari in Corbett National Park :
Elephant Safari in Corbett National Park : Elephant Safari is another way to track wild animals in Corbett National Park. Infact, there is nothing quite amazing like sitting on an elephant´┐Żs back, it is an above the world experience.

Camping in Corbett National Park
Camping is the favorite accommodation option for any die-hard wildlife enthusiast. In Corbett, camping options are offered by the Forest Rest Houses located inside the park. If you want to stay in camps of the Corbett National Park, book these well in advance as there are limited number of camps.

Corbett's main camps are located at Dhikala Forest Lodge, Bijrani Forest Rest House and the Sarapduli Forest Rest House.

Accommodation at Corbett National Park
Places to stay at Corbett can be categorized as lodges, rest houses and log houses. One has to get the permission from the headquarters based at Ramnagar. Rest houses, lodges and log houses can be booked there on.

Jim corbett books
Many writers have described the wild world of the park in their books. Here is a list of few of them.
How To Reach Jim Corbett Park
By Air : The nearest domestic and international airport are at Patanagar and Delhi. Patnagar Airport is only 50 kms far from the national park, where as international airport is about 300 kms.

By Train : Access by train is available up to Ramnagar. However to reach the Corbett National Park one has to cover the distance from the town by road. From Delhi catch the Ranikhet Express Train.

By Road : Long distance bus service is available from a number of stations. From Delhi deluxe and semi deluxe buses can be boarded. Other cities and town providing the service include the town of Ranikhet, Nainital and Lucknow.

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