India's first and finest park spread
over 520 sq. kms. along the banks of
the Ramganga river, just 300 kms.
northeast of Delhi in the foothills
of the Himalayas is the Corbett
110 Spices of trees, 51 species of
shrubs and over 33 species of bamboo
are found here. There are three
distinct seasons in Corbett, Cold
Nov. to feb., Hot- March to June,
Rainy- July to Oct. Over 50 mammal,
580bird and 25 reptile species have
been listed in the Corbett. Also
astounding is the insect life here.
Corbett is a known haven for tigers,
largely owing to the success of WWF
funded project-tiger that was
launched on 1st April 1973. Other
animals which add to its attraction
are : Leopard, Leopard cat, Jungle
cat, Fishing cat, Himalayan black
Bear, Dhole, Yellow-Throated Morten,
Elephant, Porcupine, Chital, Barking
deer etc. Some of the birds commonly
seen here are osprey, crested
serpent Eagle, Blackwinged kite,
Shikra, Pallas's fishing eagle,
spotted eagle, Minivets, shrikes,
The Gharials, descendants of the
prehistoric reptilies, have made the
park their home. The Indian python,
viper, cobra, krait and king cobra,
the largest of the poisonous snakes,
also inhabit Corbett,as monitors and
other lesser lizards.
Area : 520.8sq.km.
Altitude : Between 400mt and
Temperature : Summer : 46°C
19°C & Winter : 25°C 4°C
Main entry point : Dhangarhi,
Main Tourist Centre & Dhikala.
Tourist season : Nov. 15 to
Air : Nearest airport is
Rail : Nearest railhead is
Ramnagar, 50kms. from Dhikala.
Road : Dhikala is connected
by a road to Dhikala- Ramnagar and
from there to other parts of the
state. Other centers within the park
are connected by fair-weather
tracks. From Dhikala : Delhi is
290kms. Lucknow 503kms.; Ranikhet
Local Transport : Coaches and
jeeps can be hired from the National
Park office at Ramnagar. Elephants
are available for wildlife viewing
at Dhikala, khinanauli and Bijrani.
Elephant rides conducted every
morning and evening.
2 Night and3
Days:- ( Corbett National Park )
Day 1 :
Day 2 :
Day 3 :