Jim Corbett Park
Corbett National Park is the India 's first and finest park spread over 520 sq. kms. along the banks of the Ram ganga river in the foothills of the Himalayas, just 300 kms. northeast of Delhi .

113 Spices of trees, 50 species of shrubs and over 35 species of bamboo are found here. There are three distinct seasons in Corbett Park, Cold "Nov. to feb", Hot- "March to June", Rainy- "July to Oct". Over 50 mammal, 580bird and 25 reptile species have been listed in the Corbett. Also astounding is the insect life here. Corbett is a known haven for tigers, largely owing to the success of WWF funded project-tiger that was launched on 1st April 1973. Other animals which add to its attraction are : Leopard, Leopard cat, Jungle cat, Fishing cat, Himalayan black Bear, Dhole, Yellow-Throated Morten, Elephant, Porcupine, Chital, Barking deer etc. Some of the birds commonly seen here are osprey, crested serpent Eagle, Blackwinged kite, Shikra, Pallas's fishing eagle, spotted eagle, Minivets, shrikes, Babblers etc.

General Information
  • Area : 520.8sq.km.
  • Altitude : Between 400mt and 1,100mt.
  • Temperature : Summer : 46°C 19°C & Winter : 25°C 4°C
  • Main entry point : Dhangarhi, Main Tourist Centre & Dhikala.
  • Tourist season : Nov. 15 to June15

Air : Nearest airport is Pantnagar,133kms.

Rail : Nearest railhead is Ramnagar, 50kms. from Dhikala.

Road : Dhikala is connected by a road to Dhikala- Ramnagar and from there to other parts of the state. Other centers within the park are connected by fair-weather tracks. From Dhikala : Delhi is 290kms. Lucknow 503kms.; Ranikhet 114kms.

Local Transport : Bus and cars can be hired from the National Park office at Ramnagar. Elephants are available for wildlife viewing at Dhikala, khinanauli and Bijrani. Elephant rides conducted every morning and evening.