Jhirna Gate

Jhirna Gate is the most famous entry gate of Corbett National Park as it remains open for visitors all round the year. Jhirna Gate is also known as Khara Gate. Located at 20 km from Ramnagar city, Jhirna Gate is the main entry point for beautiful and wild Jhirna Range. Known for natural beauty and wild beer, Jhirna range provides some spectacular views of the jungle.

Corbett National Park20km from Ramnagar
5.7 kms / 15 mins
From Corbett Safari Booking Center, Ramnagar
4 hr

Visitors can also stay overnight at Jhirna Forest Rest House. With a permit from Corbett Tiger Reserve, visitors can take morning or evening safari through Jhirna Gate. In both the morning and evening tour only 25 vehicles each are allowed through this gate. A guide for the tour is compulsory.

Jhirna Gate is the only gate in Corbett National Park which remains open all round the year. During heavy rain some tours might be cancelled by the Park authorities.

Entry Timings Through Jhirna Gate

DateCorbett National Park Timings Last Entry Time 
15 Nov to 15 Feb06:30 am to 05:30 pm04:00 pm
16 Feb to 31 March06:00 am to 06:00 pm04:30 pm
01 April to 15 May05:45 am to 07:00 pm05:30 pm
16 May to 15 June05:30 am to 05:15 pm05:45 pm

How to Reach Jhirna Gate

Jhirna Gate is located at 20 km from the Ramnagar city and taxi/jeep are easily available to reach Jhirna Gate. Ramnagar is well connected by road and rail. Regular buses are available from Delhi (245 kms), Haldwani (55 kms), Kathgodam (63 kms) and other major cities of Garhwal and Kumaon to reach Ramnagar. Nearest rail is at Ramnagar railway station (20 kms) and airport at Pantnagar airport or Delhi IGI airport.

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Jhirna Gate is popular place for following activities/ interests - Safari, Wildlife Tourism.

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