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Jim Corbett National Park
The Paradise of Tigers


Jim Corbett National Park

Named after the legendary naturalist and conservationist Jim Corbett, Jim Corbett National Park is India’s oldest and most prestigious National Park. This is the place where Project Tiger was first launched in 1973 to protect the most endangered Royal Tiger species. It is located at the Himalayas’ foothills, near the popular hill station of Nainital

The park is spread over an area of 520 km2. Whole of it comprises hills, marshy depressions, riverine belts, grasslands, and large lakes.

The fauna species found at Corbett are Royal Bengal tiger, Asiatic elephant, bear, a variety of deer, otters, other animals, and over 650 species of domestic and migratory birds. the park also interestingly contains 488 different species of plants


Corbett National Park is divided into zones where you can enjoy wildlife safari.

They are:

Birjani Zone, where you can enter from Amanda gate.

Jhirna Zone, with permitted entry from Dhela gate

Dhikala Zone, the entry gate of which is Dhangari gate.

Durgadevi Zone,  whose entry gate is Durgadevi gate

Dhela Zone, with entry gate Dhela, derived from the zone name itself i.e. Dhela gate

Sonanandi Zone, where you can enter from the Vatanvasa gate

Pakhro Zone, with the entry gate of the same name, Pakhro gate

Booking a Corbett Safari

The Growing Wild offers the greatest Corbett jeep safaris in all of the park’s safari zones. We have our own fleet of jeeps, as well as an excellent staff of drivers who are well-versed in jungle routes, tiger tracking, and forest flora and animals. Our customer-friendly and story-telling drivers appropriately advise our guests with all of their forest and wildlife knowledge. Prior booking is required for a Jim Corbett safari in order to get a suitable wildlife zone.

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    Good to Know

    Read the basic Info and also some fun facts about Jim Corbett National Park. Here you will find everything you should know about “The Land of Tigers”



    City, State

    Nainital, Pauri Garhwal Uttarakhand

    Languages spoken

    Hindi, English

    Currency Used

    Indian Rupee ₹

    Area (km2)

    520 km2

    Best time to visit

    December- March

    From Ramnagar

    How To Reach


    Ramnagar has a good network of road connectivity. People prefer to travel by car to relish the appealing landscapes that follow Corbett.


    The closest railway station, 12kms from Corbett National Park, is Ramnagar Railway Station in Nainital. Ramnagar is the terminus of the Delhi-Moradabad- Ramnagar broad gauge branch of the North East Railway. From there, tourists have to hire a taxi or avail the bus service to reach the National Park.


    There is no domestic or International airport in Ramnagar. The closest domestic airport to Corbett National Park is 50 km away from Corbett National Park at Phoolbagh, Pantnagar.

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