Jim Corbett Weekend Package 2N/3D
(price per person)
Established as the Hailey National Park in 1936, Jim Corbett National Park is one of the earliest national parks in the country. located in the foothills of the majestic Himalayas, it is the first Tiger Reserve in the country thus qualifying as one of the most exquisite weekend getaways from Delhi. Though tourists are allowed to certain parts of the reserve, the park makes for a satiating wildlife tour.
Jim Corbett National Park, which is a part of the larger Corbett Tiger Reserve, a assignment Tiger Reserve lies in the Nainital district of Uttarakhand. The majestic landscape of Corbett is well known and fabled for its tiger richness. Established in the year 1936 as Hailey National Park, Corbett has the dignity of being India's oldest and most prestigious National Park. It is also being honored as the place where Project Tiger was first started in 1973. This unique tiger territory is best known as the father who gave birth of the Project Tiger in India to protect the most dangerous species and the Royal of India called Tigers.
Spans over an area of 520 square kilometers, its whole area comprises of hills, marshy depressions, riverine belts, grasslands and large lake. It is among the few tiger reserves in India that allows fullnight stays in the lap of the National Park. Nature and wildlife sightseeing in the park is done in an open four wheeler Jeep and on elephant back. Sheltering a healthy population of tigers and rare species like Otters and the endemic fish eating crocodile, the national park is one of the most sought after destinations for the wildlife buffs. Dhikala, situated at the border of the extensive Patil Dun valley, is one of the most popular destination in Corbett because of its superb location and sheer abundance of wildlife present.
If you love bird watching then Corbett is virtual haven for such tourists. Corbett and its adjoining area is a home to more than 650 species of residents and migratory birds. Particularly Dhikala is fine place to look for birds of prey, more than over 50 species of raptors alone shows the healthy biodiversity of the area. Their multiplex behavior is intriguing and their varied songs are very much pleasing to the ear. In a nutshell, this finest national park of India is well known for rich and varied wildlife including royal Bengal tiger, elephant, four to five species of deer and rich birdlife.