FAQ- Jim Corbett National Park
1. Where is Jim Corbett National Park located?
Corbett Tiger Reserve is situated near Ramnagar town in Nainital districts of Uttarakhand, with Directorate and nearest train station/ bus station at Ramnagar and easily reached by Bus & Train from Delhi/ Moradabad.
2. How to Reach Jim Corbett National Park?
Corbett National Park is well connected by Road, Train and Air/ Flight. The nearest Railway & Bus station to Corbett National Park is Ramnagar and Airport at Dehadun and Phhol Bagh near Rudrapur.
3. How to reach/go to Jim Corbett National Park by train?
The nearest railway station to reach Jim Corbett Park is Ramnagar which is around 12KM. You can rach Corbett by train from Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata to Ramnagar is RMR BDTS EXPRESS, Kanpur, Varanasi via Lucknow, Dehradun and Haridwar are also in train connectivity. A direct train named Ranikhet Express and Corbett Link Express runs from Delhi to Ramnagar which is the best train to reach Jim Corbett Park from Delhi.
4. How to reach Corbett National Park by bus?
Corbett Park is accessible by road from Delhi, Moradabad, Nainital, Lucknow, Bareilly, Dehradun, Jaipur and other major cities in India by road through regular bus and taxi services.
5.Which is nearest airport to Jim Corbett National Park?
The closest domestic airport to Jim Corbett National Park at Phoolbagh- Pantnagar (Rudrapur) is just 50 kms away from Jim Corbett National Park. The nearest International Airport from Jim Corbett National Park is Delhi.
6.When Jim Corbett National Park is open?
Jhirna Zone & Dhela tourism zones of Jim Corbett National Park with Sitabani tourism zones remains open all thorughout year. Dhikala & Durgadevi zone open on 15th November & close down on 15June and Bijrani & Garjia Zone remain open from 15th October till 30th June.
7.In which state is Jim Corbett National Park located?
Jim Corbett National Park is situated in state of Uttarakhand in Nainital districts at Ramnagar as closest Town with Train and Bus Station. Nainital, Ranikhet, Mussoorie and Kausani and other major places of Interest.
8.Which are the entry points and entry gates to Jim Corbett National Park ?
Corbett Tiger Reserve has eight entry gates for enter to its Tourism Zones, namely Amdanda-Bijrani, Dhangari-Dhikala, Khara-Jhirna, Dhela-Dhela, Durgadevi-Lohachaur, Garzia- Garjia, Pakhro and Vatanbasa (Kotdwar). Vatanvasa (Kotdwar) gate is the entry point for Sonanadi Tourism Zone, there are 02 Gates- one on Pakhro side while other is at Sendikhal and booking is regulated from Kotdwar reception centre.
9.Which are the best tourism zones in Jim Corbett National Park?
Jim Corbett National Park has six tourism zones for seven exclusive tourism zones namely Bijrani Zone, Jhirna Zone, Dhela Zone, Durgadevi Zone, Dhikala Zone, Garjia zone and Sitabani Zone. The forest department is also planning to opened new tourism zones in corbett to manage and maintain the park in better way.
10. What is best time to visit Jim Corbett National Park?
Jim Corbett National Park remains open for tourists from 15th November to 30th June every year. Best time to visit Corbett is from November to mid June.
11.What is closed period at Jim Corbett National Park?
Jhirna, Dhela & Sitabani zones remains open all throughout year. However some zone of Corbett National Park remains closed from July to October as monsoon season approaches during these periods.
12. How is weather & temperature at Jim Corbett National Park?
The minimum temperature in Jim Corbett Park can reach low as 2 Degree C in months of December & January while maximum temperature at Corbett National Park reaches high as 42 Degree C during May & June months.
13. What are off days for Jim Corbett National Park Safari?
Apart from period specified in Point 11, no entry is allowed in Corbett Tiger Reserve on day of 'Holi' festival.
14. Can I visit all six zones of Jim Corbett National Park with one entry permit?
Entry permits are issued for a specific and particular zone and Safari is permitted only for zone is booked. The other zones shall remain out of bound for visitors.
15. How to book ticket for safari in Jim Corbett National Park?
Online Safari Booking for Corbett National Park starts 45 days in advance. Foreign Nationals can make safari booking 90 days in advance. Passport details & Nationality are mandatory for making reservation of foreign tourists. You can contact on 97 1925 1197 for hassle free jeep safari permits.
16. Are Mobile / Cell phones allowed during jeep safari inside Jim Corbett National Park?
Visitors are allowed to take their mobiles / cell phones on park excursions but do not play any kind of music or sound inside Jim Corbett National Park boundary, it may distract wildlife.
17. How can I reschedule my permit for the safari?
Tickets cannot be cancelled and cannot be rescheduled/ amended either online or at entry gates.
18. How can I get refund for the safari permit cancellation/ non-operated?
Please note- amount paid for safari permit confirmation and booking is not refundable against cancellation.
19. How many jeeps are allowed in Jim Corbett National Park for day visit and Safari?
180 vehicles are permitted to enter the park per day, including morning and afternoon drives. Bijrani Zone accommodates 60 vehicles; Jhirna Zone is allowed with 60 while Dhela 10+10 & Durgadevi zones is allowed 11 & 11 vehicles and Garjia Zone allowed 10+10 vehicles each day.
20. How many times jeep safaris can be done inside Jim Corbett National Park in a day?
Visitors are allowed to enter two times in a day for safari trips inside Corbett National Park, morning (6:00AM) & afternoon shift (1:00-2:00 NOON). Jeep Safari Permit with Pick-up & Drop available from Vanya River Lodge.
21. How many persons are allowed in one jeep safari?
Only six adults & two childrens b/w 5-10 years, other than naturalist and registered jeep driver allowed in a vehicle during the safari on one permit.
22. Where to stay in Corbett Tiger Reserve?
Accommodation facilities like forest rest house and forest lodges are available inside the Corbett National Park. Tourists can stay at designated forest lodge namely Dhikala, Jhirna, Sultan and Gairal forest rest house. Apart from these forest lodges several other jungle resorts near river are also available in the outskirts of Corbett. You may send query for the advance booking from Director-Jim Corbett National Park or from Jim Corbett National Park Booking Official Website.
23. How to book Elephants Safari in Jim Corbett National Park ?
If you want to enjoy elephant safari, first of all you have to book Jeep safari. Please note elephant safari is available at Bijrani and Dhikala zone only. Visitors can get elephant for rides on first come-first serve basis. Elephant Safaris are suspended and not in operations outside park boundary of Jim Corbett Park as per ordrs of Uttarakhand High Court- Nainital. However joy rides are available, may call and check on 971 925 1197
24. How to book Camels for rides during Jim Corbett National Park Visit ?
If you want to enjoy camel safari on your visit to Jim Corbett Park, you can book it phone call away or walk-in from Vanya River Lodge- Corbett Park. Visitors can book camel rides on first come - first serve basis.
25. How to book adventure activities in Corbett National Park?
You can book adventure activites, jeep safari, elephant ride and camel ride while stay at Vanya River Lodge. Jim Corbett Park biggest adventure activity set-up is just 5 minutes walk-infrom Vanya River Lodge Gate.
26. How to get a Nature Guide/Naturalist for our visit?
Guide/Naturalist is mandatory to be accompanied during safari visits to Corbett National Park. Guide fee is to be paid directly to tour guide. Guides are available at entry point of respective zone only.
27. How to Book Jim Corbett Jeep Safari in July, August, and September ?
Jhirna Zone is allowed with 60 while Dhela zones is allowed 10 & 10 vehicles per shift (Morning & Afternoon).
28. How to Book Staycation and Workation Trip to Corbett National Park with Family?
Jim Corbett Staycation and Workation Resorts Packages for family and friends can be booked at discounted prices. Choose to stay in Resort that is NOT operating more than 50% and have enough moving spaces..
29. How to Book New Year, Christmas, Holi, Diwali and Special Tour Packages with Safari ?
Your New Year, Christmas and Diwali Packages booking to Jim Corbett National Park for Year 2021-22 is just a phone call away. Please Call on 97 1925 1197 or email on email@example.com
30. Best Zone for Jim Corbett Safari in July, August, and September?
Jhirna Zone and Dhela are best jeep safari zones in Corbett National Park in July, August, and September.
31. When to Visit Corbett National Park?
The months of October through June are perfect time to visit Jim Corbett National Park as most gates and safari zone of Jim Corbett Park remains open for tourists during these periods.
32. Who should be contacted to get permission for entering / trekking in National Park / Sanctuary?
Principal Chief Conservator of Forests (Wildlife) and Chief Wildlife Warden or jurisdictional Deputy Conservator of Forests in charge of National Park / Sanctuary should be contacted to get permission for entering trekking/ photo shooting in National Park / Sanctuary.
33. What are local crops and produces- Jim Corbett famous for other than Tigers and Animals?
Areas adjoing Corbett National Park is very fertile and rich in producing Litchi & Mango Fruit and their processed forms like Chutney, Pickle, Jam, Concentrate & Wine. You can also enquire for RAW Lehsun (Garlic), Chilli (Mirchi), Haldi (Turmeric), Madua/ Ragi (Millet), Cholai Seeds (Amaranthus). Tarai region surrounding Ramnagar is also contributes to production of Rice and wheat.
34. Can we also get immunity booster herbs- Plants as sapling, Raw or Powder forms?
Yes you can enquire for Herbs and Immunity Boosters in plants/ saplings or in raw forms likeSatavari Roots, Sarpgandha Roots, Ashwagandha Roots, Giloy Stick and Saplings other than A2 Ghee (Badri Cow) collected from Himalayan Villages, Sahiwal & Gir Cow (Tarai). You can also enquire for WILD Honey collected from Himalayan foothills other than honey procured from Litchi & Mango Orchard owners in the region.
34. How do I contact for booking information in Jim Corbett National Park?
Contact details are as follows:
write email on firstname.lastname@example.org or Speak on +91 97 1925 1197