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a popular hunting ground of the British, this 201 square mile park was named
in honor of the late Jim Corbett. The legendary (Late Jim Corbett) contributed
in setting up this park spending most of his life. With the help of the World
Wildlife Fund, Project Tiger was launched in Corbett National Park in 1973 and
this park was one of the first such tiger reserves in the country. Tiger in
Corbett National Park Located in the foothills of the Himalayas is the majestic
Corbett National Park. Home to a variety of flora and fauna, it is famous for
its wild population of Tigers, Leopards and Elephants. Corbett national park
was established in 1936, as the Hailey National Park. . In the Jim Corbett National
Park are found 110 tree species, 50 mammals' species, 580 bird species and 25
reptile species. The varied topography comprises hilly and riverine areas, temporary
marshy depressions, plateaus and ravines. The lower areas are almost completely
populated by Sal trees.
Major Wildlife Attractions - Corbett National Park
Major Wildlife attractions
which include four kinds of Deer, Wild Boar
and some lesser-known animals are a heaven for Tigers in Corbett National Park.
Some nocturnal cats found here are the Jungle Cat, Fishing Cat, Himalayan Black
Bear and Leopard Cat is mostly found in the hilly areas of the park. Sloth Bear
is found in the lower regions of the park. The Dole or Wild Dog, though they
can be seen in the southern areas of the park along with the Jackal. At the
bank of Ramganga River, one can spot fish-eating Gharial Crocodile and the 'Mugger'
Crocodile, and also the Ghoral or Goat Antelopes seen on the rocky hillsides.
Some of the smaller residents of the park are Himalayan Palm Civet, Indian Gray
Mongoose, Common Otter, Blacknaped Hare and Porcupine. Elephants are among one
of the main attractions of Jim Corbett Park . The Langur and Rhesus Monkeys
are well distributed through out the park and warning the whole Jungle with
alarm calls when they see either a Tiger or Leopard from tree-top perches.
Attractions In Corbett
Ram Nagar on the south eastern fringes of the great forest Corbett National
Park is rich farm belt of Tarai is the
main administrative centre for Corbett
National Park and Project Tiger. Tourists who want to go for Angling at Lohachaur,
15 kms along with the River Kosi must get permit from Project Tiger office in
Ramnagar. Ramnagar makes a fishing base camp for good anglers are in with a
chance of landing the legendary Mahseer, a redoubtable battling River Camp.
Elephant ride and Jeep safari into deep jungles of game viewing
of Tiger, Elephant, Chital,
sambar, nilgai, gharial , King Cobra, muntjac,
wild boar , hedgehog, common musk shrew, flying fox, Indian Pangolin , and nearly
600 species of birds. The Park attracts thousands of visitors every year. There
is a good tourist who often comes to this place with their families and stay
at Corbett. The infrastructure at Corbett, catering to all kind of budget hotels,
lot of Resorts and camps are available as stay options.
Bring binoculars, remain quiet, and don't wear bright
colours or strong perfumes.
Best Time to Visit - Jim Corbett National Park
All visitors to Corbett National Park have to obtain permits from the park administration
centre at Ramnagar. The best visiting season of Corbett is from November 15
to June 15. Corbett remains closed between June 16 and November 14, when the
monsoons flood the river beds and cut the fragile road links. Visitors are advised
to reach the gate half an hour in advance to complete the formalities for entry
into the park. The closest of the various gates into the Corbett national park,
1-m from central Ramnagar, is on the road to Bijrani camp, 11-km away, a base
for day trips. Dhangarhi Gate, 18-kms along the highway north to Ranikhet, provides
access to the northern and north western portion of the Jim Corbett Park along
the Ramnagar River valley, and to the main camp of Dhikala.
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