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Jim Corbett

Jim Corbett National Park is the oldest national park in India and is located in Nainital district of Uttarakhand. Corbett. The thrilling landscape of Corbett is well known for its tiger richness.

Corbett has been attracting wildlife lovers and tourists for a long time. Tourism activity is only allowed in selected areas of Corbett Tiger Reserve so that people get a chance to see its landscape and wildlife. If you are fond of bird watching, then corbett is virtual heaven for such tourists It is a home to more than 650 species of residents and migratory birds.

In a nutshell, this finest national park of India is well known for rich and varied wildlife including royal Bengal tiger, elephant, four to five species of deer and rich birdlife.

In current years the number of people coming here has increased significantly.

How to reach

how to reach

This is not an ideal mode of transport to reach Corbett. However, if you are coming from a different part of the country, Patanagar airport is the nearest domestic airport, approximately 50 kilometres away from the town. From here, you can hire a taxi; the charge would vary from vendor to vendor. IGI airport in New Delhi is the nearest International airport (approximately 235 kilometres), which is well-connected with different cities across the globe.

The nearest railhead from Jim Corbett is Ramnagar, connected to major destinations such as Delhi Haridwar, Lucknow and Varanasi. Although there is only one train from Delhi and it has several stops on the way. A more convenient option would be to take a train to Muradabad, and change for Ramnagar. Or, you could take the daily overnight Ranikhet Express that connects Delhi with Kathgodam and then take a taxi or a bus to reach Ramnagar, about an hour and half away. Some of the other popular trains that run daily are Uttar Sampark Kranti Express, Varanasi Dehradun Janta Express, Lucknow Mail, Doon Express and Delhi- Bareilly Passenger Slip.

The route to drive down to Corbett from New Delhi is via Noida, Hapur, Muradabad, Kashipur and on to Ramnagar. If driving from Delhi, keep in mind that the drive takes 6 to 8 hours. Corbett is well-connected via Ramnagar by buses. There are daily buses from Delhi, Haridwar and Nainital to Ramnagar. You can choose from a regular to a semi-deluxe and deluxe bus, fares of which would depend upon the type of bus and the distance covered.