Corbett National Park FAQs

Corbett National Park is famous as Wildlife Tourism, Adventure, Honeymoon Destination, Weekend Getaway, Hot Destination, Editors Choice, Christmas and New Year, Bird Watching, Leisure, Angling, National Parks and Wildlife Sanctuaries, Safari, Tiger Reserve, with over 27 Places to See in Corbett National Park. Nearest Airport from Corbett National Park is Pantnagar Airport, 80 kms and Nearest Railway Station is Ramnagar Railway Station, 5 kms. There are over 89 Hotels in Corbett National Park.

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What is the best time to visit Jim Corbett?

The best time to visit Jim Corbett National Park and maybe spot the Royal Bengal tiger is from November to June. These are the only months when the park is open for the tourists to indulge in wild safaris. Most of the park is off limits for tourists during the rest of the year.

What type of weather can be expected in Jim Corbett?

Jim Corbett National Park is open for tourists from 15th November till 15th June every year. The best time to visit the park is from December to March when the wildlife can be spotted easily. In winter, temperature reaches to minimum 4 degree Celsius in the morning while the rest of the day is pleasant and sunny. In the summer, temperature can reach to maximum 42 degree Celsius. Early summer is best time to visit the park when the wildlife is in abundance. Only Jhirna zone remain open during the monsoons.

Is there ATM facility available in Jim Corbett?

How can one indulge in wildlife safari in Jim Corbett

Jim Corbett National Park offers different types of wildlife safaris to the tourists. This includes Jeep safari, Canter safari and an elephant safari. Out of these, Jeep safaris are most popular and are offered in every zone of the park. Timings for entry into, and exit from the park vary according to the season.

What is the best time for a wildlife safari in Jim Corbett?

The best time to visit the park is from December to March when the wildlife can be spotted easily. The national park is off limits during the monsoon season with majority of zones closed for tourists. In addition to that, early summer is best time to visit the park when the wildlife is in abundance.

Travel (Trip Planning)

Is it safe to travel to Jim Corbett?

Yes, travelling to Jim Corbett is considered quite safe as the road conditions in Jim Corbett largely remain unaffected during the monsoons. So, it is pretty safe travelling to Ramnagar in a personal vehicle in the day as well as in the night. Once inside the national park, proper guidelines should be followed.

Are there taxi services available in Jim Corbett?

There are guided jeep safaris that are available inside the Jim Corbett for spotting the wildlife. One can opt for car rental services from Ramnagar to go for local sightseeing around Jim Corbett as personal vehicles are not allowed inside the park. The rates of the taxis vary depending upon the vehicle requested and the kilometers covered.

What are the other destinations in and around Jim Corbett?

The famous Garjia Temple is just a stone’s throw away from Jim Corbett. The National Park is also at a distance of 75 kms from the popular hill station of Nainital. In addition, Naukuchiatal, Bhimtal and Sattal also lie in the vicinity of Nainital. Ranikhet is another hill station located 95 kms from Jim Corbett.

What is the opening date of Corbett National Park?

The Corbett National Park opens every year on 15 Nov. The opening date of Corbett is fixed on 15th of November every year. The park remains open till 15 June of the succeeding year.

What is the closing date of Corbett National Park?

The Corbett National Park in Uttarakhand gets closed on 15th June every year. The closing date of Corbett remains same every year. The park remains closed from 15 Jun to 14 November. During this period, accommodation inside the park is not permitted. However, day safari to some of the regions from selected gates remains open throughout the year.

How to Reach

How to reach Jim Corbett from Delhi?

Jim Corbett National Park is one of the oldest national parks in India which is situated in Ramnagar, at a distance of 257 kms from Delhi. There are various modes of transportations that are available to reach Jim Corbett:

  • By Road: Jim Corbett is well connected with major northern cities via motorable roads. Ramnagar is connected with Delhi by buses on a regular basis from Anand Vihar ISBT and Kashmere Gate ISBT. The route is via National Highway 24 and goes as follows:

    Delhi - Hapur – Garhmukeshwar - Moradabad - Thakurdwara - Ramnagar - Corbett National Park

  • By Rail: The nearest railway station is situated in Ramnagar itself and connects Jim Corbett to various other cities like Delhi, Haridwar, Lucknow and Varanasi. 
  • By Air: The nearest airport is the Pant Nagar airport which lies approximately 84 kilometres from Ramnagar, and offers daily connectivity with New Delhi.

How can one reach Nainital from Jim Corbett?

Nainital is at a distance of 65 kms from Ramnagar, which is the nearest town to Jim Corbett. One can opt for taxi services on a private basis. Various local and state-run buses provide daily services from Ramnagar to Nainital and vice versa.

Hotels and Accommodations

How is the Food and accommodation facility in Jim Corbett?

As one of the popular adventure and weekend destination, Jim Corbett has the plethora of quality hotels and resorts. Accommodation in Jim corbett is not an issue as there are numerous hotels and resorts that have offered excellent accommodation facility. You can choose best one as per your need. Corbett mostly known for its luxury resorts, for being remote and jungle area there are no any restaurant in Jim Corbett National Park, food serves only by in house restaurants of hotels or resorts.

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