Wild Jungle Riverside Lodge
This website of corbett national park contain most of required information on corbett national park viz corbett maps and online booking information for forest lodges & rest houses in corbett park, booking process for dhikala & bijrani guest houses, online jeep safari booking or budget hotels and luxury resorts in Corbett National Park inside the forest and park. Corbett national park is named in memory of Jim E Corbett was also a good writer and has written many books, some of his most readable are Man-Eaters of Kumaon, The Temple Tiger, Jungle Lore, The Man-Eating Leopard of Rudraprayag.
Corbett National Park is part of the larger Corbett Tiger Reserve had the proud distinction of being chosen as the venue for the inauguration of project tiger, hence first and oldest tiger reserve in India, is famous for its wild population of tigers, leopards and elephants. Corbett National Park situated in the foothills of the Himalayas, in the newly created state of Uttarakhand is haven for wildlife lovers in India and worldover. The present area of the Corbett national park is 1318.54 sq. km. including 520 sq. km. of core area of and 797.72 sq. km. of buffer area. The core area of the Corbett tiger reserve forms the Corbett National Park while the buffer contains reserve forests (496.54 sq.km.) as well as the Sonanadi Wildlife Sanctuary (301.18 sq.km.). Corbett National Park is a haven for tigers as well as for its prey, which include four kinds of deer, wild boar, elephants, leopard and some lesser-known animals. Corbett National Park has 110 tree species, 50 mammals' species, 580 bird species and 25 reptile species. The most common birds found in Corbett National Park are peacock, pheasant, pigeon, owl, hornbill, barbet, etc and gull and reptiles found along the Ramganga River shores one can also spot the long-snouted, fish-eating gharial crocodile and the 'mugger' crocodile other than king cobra, common krait, russels viper, python and monitor lizard. The most visible trees and flora found in Corbett Park are Sal, Sissoo and Khair, other species that contribute to the diversity are found scattered throughout the park. Chir Pine is the only conifer of the park and is found on ridge-tops and the upper reaches near Kanda ridge have Oak growing, which is essentially a Himalayan species. Other major tree species are Bel, Kusum, Mahua, Bakli.
Ecotourism in the Corbett National Park
Whenever guests planning to come first thing strike in his mind- how to reach corbett national park and next question is cheap and best hotels and resorts in corbett park? Jim Corbett Park is situated on NH-121, and is well connected with all the major towns and cities across India; one can reach Corbett National Park by train, public transport buses run by state transport bus services or private cab. The best time to visit corbett Park is between October till June end. How to book jeep safari ? Guests coming to Corbett National Park can book Jeep safari from online booking form official website of Corbett National Park, in advance for morning and afternoon jeep safari trip, online permits for jeep safaris are issued starting 45-30 days in advance. Elephant safari, fishing safari, tiger tour, trekking & bird tours are also available for the visitors coming to Corbett National Park and can be booked online form available on this website or official website of corbett national park. Guests can make advance booking online for elephant safaris from wild jungle lodge. Corbett National Park has 02 perennial rivers, where guests can go for angling and fishing safari (catch-and-release basis).
In order to promote wildlife tourism in corbett national park is divided in five zones, they are named as dhikala, bijrani, jhirna, dhela, durga devi zones respectively. If you are ready to compromise with the facilities then bijrani and dhikala forest lodge is a delight and one of the best places to stay in corbett park for their natural beauty and open grasslands.Dhikala rest house is situated after travelling 35 kms from dhangari gate and dhikala complex has 88 beds including dormitories in its campus, park authorities has made some rules which prohibits some acts for the visitors entering the park for day visit or overnight stay.
However if one go by the hotels & resorts lists shown on various online travel portals like yatra, makemytrip, goibibo, travelguru, booking.com, agoda, cleartrip and so on Corbett Park has number of hotels, resorts and camps but very few hotel & resort in the main area of Corbett National Park means between bijrani- dhikala entry zone and most of them have used every inch of their land to make use to generate revenue and left with almost no land or to have atleast feel of the forest within, prefer stay in wild jungle lodge- dhikuli where you can get the feel of the forest and jungle with all the modern amenities, also has river beside the lodge. Please reserve resort/hotel or make forest rest house bookings in advance while visiting Corbett National Park. Hotels in Corbett National Park can be divided in four categories; resorts, hotels, forest rest house, camps and other hotels in the city. Corbett National Park has hotels suiting all budget from luxury hotels and resorts to budget and cheap hotel packages are available in Corbett National Park buffer zone on riverside in the forest as well as in ramnagar city.
It is another medium to visit core area of corbett national park,we have two canter safaris in a day one is from 0600 Hrs in the morning and.
Elephant safari is the best way to view wildlife and jungle through the grassland (Chaurs) and thick jungle by an unconventional route.