Prior to the years 1815 of British rule, the forests of the Corbett National Park were the private property of the local rulers. In 1820, the ownership had passed onto British rulers. In 1934, the Governor, Sir Malcolm Hailey, lent his support to the proposal to turn these forests into a Protected Area and in 1936, it became India's first National. Park - the Hailey National Park. After independence, it was renamed Ramganga National Park in 1954. Later in 1956-57, the state government rechristened it to Corbett National Park in honour of Edward James Corbett fondly known as Jim Corbett. After the enactment of Wildlife Protection Amendment Act 2006, a a series of protected areas were declared as Tiger Reserves. The Corbett National Park was one of the first few protected areas to be declared as a Tiger Reserve.
Renamed after a popular hunter Edwards James Corbett, Jim Corbett National Park is the most biggest and renowned National Park in India. It is located in the Nainital district of Uttarakhand. Corbett Tiger Reserve is home to some of India's most charismatic fauna. Large mammals are immensely conspicuous and have attracted attention from science and art alike. Their accounts can be seen in folklore, poems, drama, fables, etc. Mammals play a vital role in the ecosystem with each bearing their specific guilds and niches. Large mammals are crucial for any ecosystem since they shape the habitats around them which in turn regulates the survival and existence of other associated taxa. Sizeable populations of mega herbivores i.e. Elephants, large mammalian herbivores like Spotted Deer, Sambar, Hog Deer, Barking Deer, Nilgal, Goral, Wild pig, Rhesus Macaque and Grey Langur occur throughout the reserve. The reserve is also an ideal habitat alike for large carnivores that include the Tiger, Leopard, Sloth Bear and small carnivores like Jungle Cat, Leopard Cat, Fishing Cat and Golden Jackal. The reserve abounds with birdlife, it is known to harbour over 600 species. Their presence and calls add beauty to the stunning landscape of Corbett Tiger Reserve.
Spreading in the region of 521 sq km Jim Corbett National Park is presently the best overseen and secured zones in the nation drawing in a great many Indian and remote guest consistently. Jim Corbett National Park is renowned for its GREAT BENGAL TIGER. Various types of birds including Myna, Pheasant, Peacock, Woodpecker, Hornbill, Barbet, Sunbird, Kingfisher, Dove, Magpie, Miniver, Patridge, Bunting, Teal, Eagle, Drongo, Bulbul, Thrush, Owl, Oriole and a lot progressively different kinds of birds are found in Corbett.
Jim Corbett National Park is currently the best overseen and ensured zones in the nation. Accordingly, it draws in a huge number of Indian and remote guest consistently. Jim Corbett National Park is currently assuming a major job in ensuring the jeopardized Bengal Tiger. Jim Corbett National Park provides accommodation and day visit facility to visitors. It is divided into following zones namely:-
These zones offer day visit and night stay for the traveler. Day Visit/Jungle Safari is the most favored by the vacationers who are on their short visits. The safari is done distinctly by the vehicles that are enrolled with Corbett Tiger Reserve. Please note that the private vehicles are not allowed inside the jungle. 2 Canter rides(limit of 16 people groups) keeps running in the first part of the day and 2 at evening to take the travelers to the Dhikala Zone for Day Visit. Night Stay in Forest Rest House (FRH) is must to visit Dhikala zone. For this complete booking of safari and stay is to be made. For information about FRH in Dhikala, please visit our page FRH in Corbett
Corbett National Park enables day visit safari twice a day and there is a time schedule of evening and morning. There are just 30 open jeeps, which may be allowed at any time period. There are numerous lodgings and resorts outside the limit of Jim Corbett National Park. These give settlement and range from luxury to economy, thus fitting the pocket of the guests. Jim Corbett Trip gives Stay, Safari, Taxi and Adventure packages facility to the guests. We create Corbett Tour and Safari Packages including Resort, Safari, Taxi, Adventure Activity for you at not many cost. Today the Jim Corbett National Park is a major wildlife tourist attraction that has drawn the attention of many wildlife photographers and nature lovers. For visiting Jim Corbett National Park, the tourist needs to make bookings at least a month in advance to avoid hassle at the time of arrival.
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