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Jim Corbett National Park

GENERAL INFORMATION & FAQ ON Jim Corbett National Park VISIT

1. Where is Jim Corbett National Park located?
Corbett Tiger Reserve is situated in the in Nainital districts of Uttarakhand state in India, with Directorate and nearest train station/ bus station at Ramnagar and comfortably be reached via Delhi/ Moradabad by Trains & Buses.

2. How to Reach & Way to Jim Corbett National Park?
Jim Corbett National Park is well connected Nationally and Internationally by Road, Train and Air/ Flight Network via Delhi. The nearest railway station and interstate bus terminal to Corbett is located at Ramnagar which is around 12 km from the Jim Corbett National Park.

3. How do I get to Corbett by train?
The nearest railway station from Corbett is Ramnagar which is around 12KM from Corbett Park and the Ramnagar Station is directly connected to the railway stations in Delhi, Mumbai to Ramnagar is RMR BDTS EXPRESS, 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 Corbett from Delhi.

4. How can I go to Jim Corbett by bus?
Corbett is accessible by road and surface network from Delhi, Moradabad, Nainital, Lucknow, Bareilly and Dehradun by road through regular bus and taxi services. Delhi, Lucknow, Jaipur and Bareilly are connected to major cities in India by road.

5.Which is the 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. At 295 Km from Jim Corbett National Park, the nearest International Airport is at Delhi.

6.When Jim Corbett National Park is open?
Jhirna Zone & Dhela tourism zones of the Jim Corbett National Park with Sitabani tourism zones of Ramnagar Division Forest remains open all thorughout the year for tourists. Dhikala and Durgadevi zone remain open from 15th November till 15June and Bijrani Zon 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 the state of Uttarakhand in Nainital districts at Ramnagar as closest Town with Train and Bus Station.

8.Which are the entry points to Jim Corbett National Park ?

Corbett Tiger Reserve has five entry gates for enter to its Tourism Zones, namely Bijrani, Dhangari, Jhirna, Durgadevi, and Vatanbasa (Kotdwar). Vatanvasa (Kotdwar) gate is the entry point for the Sonanadi Tourism Zone and is regulated from the Kotdwar reception centre.


9.Which are the best tourism zones in Jim Corbett National Park?
Jim Corbett National Park has five tourism zones for six exclusive tourism zones namely Bijrani Zone, Jhirna Zone, Dhela Zone, Durgadevi Zone, Dhikala Zone and Sitabani Zone. The forest department is also planning to opened new tourism zone in corbett to manage and maintain the park in better way.

10. What is the best time to visit Jim Corbett National Park?
Jim Corbett National Park remains open for the 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 and Sitabani tourism zones remains open all throughout the year for tourists. However some zone of the Jim Corbett National Park remains closed for the period from July to October as the monsoon season approaches during these periods.

12. How is the weather & temperature at Jim Corbett National Park?

In Corbett Tiger Reserve, minimum temperatures can reach as low as 2 Degree C, in the months of December and January while the maximum temperature during the months of May and June reaches as high as 42 Degree C

13. What are off days for Jim Corbett National Park Safari??

Apart from the period specified in Point 11 above, no entry is allowed in the Corbett Tiger Reserve on the day of 'Holi' festival.

14. Can I visit all the five zones of Jim Corbett National Park with one entry permit?

Entry permits are issued for a specific and particular zone. The safari is permitted only the zone is booked for. The rest five zones shall remain out of bound for the visitors.

15. How to book ticket for safari in Jim Corbett National Park?
Online Booking for Jim Corbett National Park for safari now starts 45 days in advance. Foreign Nationals can make booking 90 days in advance. Passport details & Nationality are mandatory for making reservation of foreign tourists. You can contact us 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.

17. How can I reschedule my permit for the safari?
Tickets cannot be cancelled and cannot be rescheduled/ amended either online or at the entry gates.

18. How can I get refund for the safari permit cancellation/ non-operated?
Please note that the confirmatory amount paid is not refundable against cancellation of the permit.
 
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 the morning and afternoon drives. Bijrani Zone accommodates 60 vehicles; Jhirna Zone is allowed with 60 while Dhela 8+8  & Durgadevi zones is allowed  11 & 11 vehicles per 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 inside Jim Corbett National Park, one in the morning shift and other during the afternoon shift.

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 Jim 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 luxury resorts near river are also available in the outskirts of Corbett. You may send query for the advance booking.

23. How to book Elephants for rides?
If you want to enjoy elephant safari amidst the jungle of Corbett, first of all you have to book Jeep safari. Please note that elephants are available at Bijrani and Dhikala zones. Visitors can get elephant for rides on the basis of first come - first serve basis.

24. How to book Camels for rides?
If you want to enjoy elephant safari amidst the jungle of Corbett, first of all you have to book Jeep safari. Please note that elephants are available at Bijrani and Dhikala zones. Visitors can get elephant for rides on the basis of first come - first serve basis.

25. How to book adventure activities in Jim Corbett National Park?
If you want to enjoy elephant safari amidst the jungle of Corbett, first of all you have to book Jeep safari. Please note that elephants are available at Bijrani and Dhikala zones. Visitors can get elephant for rides on the basis of first come - first serve basis.

26. How to get a Nature Guide/Naturalist for our visit?

It is mandatory to be accompanied by a Registered Guide/Naturalist during safari visits to Jim Corbett National Park. The Guide fee is to be paid directly to the tour guide at the end of the safari tour. Guides are available at the entry point of the respective zone only. Guides for Dhikala & Durgadevi may be picked up by arrangement from Amdanda Gate.

27. How do I contact for booking information in Jim Corbett National Park?

Contact details are as follows:

write email on corbettpark@gmail.com or Speak on +91 97 1925 119