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Corbett National Park

A bite-sized Corbett National Park travel guide for quick reference: whether you are looking for a quick weekend break or want to take a long leisurely holiday to Corbett, check this Corbett National Park mini guide.

Corbett Travel Guide

Corbett National Park is one of India’s most beautiful wildlife parks where sighting of a tiger is still a matter of chance like many other national parks in India. However, the best part about visiting Corbett is that if you have time on hand, you can easily spend day in Nainital.

Where’s it
Corbett National Park is located in the foothills of the Himalayas in the state of Uttarakhand. The park was established in 1936 as Hailey National Park, which later changed to Jim Corbett National Park after the name of legendary hunter and tracker-turned-conservationist, author and naturalist Jim Corbett.

elephants at corbett
Elephants @ Corbett | Pic By: Wribs

How to reach
The best way to reach Corbett is to take the Ranikhet Express, which leaves Old Delhi Railway Station at 10.40 pm and arrives in Ramnagar at 04.50 am or take the Uttarakhand Sampark Kranti Express that leaves Old Delhi Railway Station at 4 pm and arrives at Ramnagar at 8.40 pm. Alternatively, you could drive the 270-km distance to Ramnagar taking NH24 to Mroadabad via Hapur and Gajraula.

What to see & do
Corbett is a quick getaway from Delhi and most Delhiites use it as quick escape. It is also a popular venue for corporate off-sites as resorts here offer plenty of outdoor team building activities. Besides, you can do the usual stuff, which is taking a jeep or elephant safari inside the Corbett National Park. Angling and birding are other activities you can look forward to in Corbett.

tiger at corbett
Tiger @ Corbett | Pic By: A.Munich

When to go
Corbett can be visited any time of the year except during monsoon from mid-June to mid-November. However, many resorts in the periphery of the Corbett National Park remain open for travellers wanting to enjoy the greenery. The best time to visit Corbett is from mid-Nov. to April though it gets really cold from Dec to Feb.

Forest Department Office – Corbett
The Director, Corbett Tiger Reserve,
Ramnagar, Dist. Nainital
Contact: 05947-253977
Park Reception 05947– 251489
Fax: +91-5947-251012, 251376
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