It is home to the critically endangered species of the Royal Bengal Tiger. The Jim Corbett National park tour is a treat for wildlife enthusiasts and photographers.
The Jim Corbett Packages will take around the banks of Ramaganga River, which consists of around 50 species of trees, 580 bird species and 50 species of animals along with 25 reptile species spread across an area of more than 500 sq. km covering the riverine belts, marshy depressions, hills, grasslands, lakes, and streams. The Jim Corbett National Park can be best explored with the jungle safari. Jim Corbett Safari can take you to the 5 zones of the park, namely Dhikala, Sitabani, Jhirna, Durga Devi, and Bijrani Zone. All these zones have different gates. Out of five, Sitabani and Jhirna are open throughout the year while the rest three opens from October to June. As these three are situated in the dense forest and very much prone to landslide during the monsoon so it is risky to visit there during any other season.
Being India's oldest and most prestigious national park, Jim Corbett has ensured to maintain its legacy by retaining the richness of flora and fauna in the region for which it is known for. Being one of the very few national parks to allow staying inside the premise at night, Jim Corbett is special in its ways.
The landscape at the Jim Corbett National Park is extremely assorted, extending from marshy land to the hills, and lakes. Apart from tigers, it houses a wide variety of flora and fauna, including Otters and various types of fishes. It is advisable to roam around the park by renting a jeep, which is a comfortable option for the tourists. It also boasts of housing a variety of birds including migratory birds as well. The rich variety of flora and fauna is the major attraction for tourists coming to visit Jim Corbett National Park.
In as early as 1907, the British administration of colonial India came up with the idea of setting up a game reserve in this part of the country. Jim Corbett, the famous wildlife conservationist, and author assisted the British government in delimiting the area during the 1930s. This reserve is located in and administered from the district headquarters of Nainital in Uttarakhand.
The Jim Corbett Holiday Package allows you to see a staggering 600 types of trees cover the vast area of about 521 sq.km. The species include bamboo, shrubs, ferns, grass, climbers, and trees to name a few. Among the most dominant species in trees are Sal, Khair, and Sisso. However, bamboo forests (led by Male Bamboo) to dominate some areas. The only Conifer Tree you will find is that of Chir Pine. Though a lot more species have contributed to the immense diversity of flora in this reserve, they are found but sparsely. The mesmerizing and luscious green coverage of Jim Corbett is credited to the flowering trees which can be found in huge numbers. Some of the more prominent names include Kachnar (white tom pink flowers), Semal (huge red blossoms), ‘flame of the forest’, Dhak (bright orange), etc.
Jim Corbett National Park has always been the most favored habitats for fauna, particularly consisting of the critically endangered species of animals including Asiatic elephant and Gharial, respectively. The major attraction of this park that lures tourists throughout the year for an exciting Jim Corbett safari is the Royal Bengal Tiger. However, other species like Asiatic Black Bear, Hog Deer, Walking Deer, Sambar, Sloth- to name a few also flock every nook and corner of Jim Corbett. The wildlife reserve is a heaven for bird lovers as an astonishing 600 species of birds find a home in Jim Corbett. Great pied hornbill, white-backed vulture. Peacocks, Hodgson’s bush chat, orange-breasted green pigeon, Pallas fish eagle, golden oriole, fish owl, Indian Pitta are among the most prominent birds that can be found here. Apart from animals and birds, Jim Corbett National Park is also home to some of the endangered reptiles, Mugger Crocodiles, King Cobra, etc. Embark on a journey and choose the Jim Corbett National Park packages which will give you a deep insight into this marvelous place and takes you through even nook and corner of the park.