Corbett National Park, got its name in 1957 after Jim Corbett, the famous naturalist and photographer. This is India’s first national park and beyond doubt the most attractive Park in India. The Park is located in the foothills of the Himalayas, in the midst of lush greenery and uneven mountains with varying heights, ranging from about 1300 feet to nearly 4000 feet.
The main attraction of tourists and wildlife enthusiasts to this Park is that the majestic view of Tiger with all its wildness in this Park. This park is a natural habitat of the rare species of Tigers that are facing extinction and wealthy flora and fauna with variety of wild animals, birds which makes it a heaven for bird watchers. It is a place that draws huge tourist inflow and offers excellent sightseeing.
If one is interested he can indulge lively with deer, spotted in Corbett National Park, barking deer, spotted deer, sambar, chinkara are some of the different kinds of species seen in the Park. Another major attraction here is the aquatic reptiles; different kinds of crocodiles can be spotted here. Corbett National Park is really a worth natural park to visit, to see the nature’s varieties and beauty. This is a park first among equals.
Arrive Delhi. Pick up and transfer by surface to Corbett. The park was named after Jim Corbett, the legendary hunter-naturalist turned author and photographer who spent most years of his life in this area and helped set up this park. On Arrival transfer to Hotel and check in. Evening free for sightseeing covering Garjia temple and Corbett fall. Dinner and overnight stay in Corbett.
Early morning enjoy jungle safari at the Corbett National Park (at your own cost). Return to the resort for breakfast. In the afternoon, visit Corbett Wildlife Museum, Dhikala which offers an awesome uninterrupted panoramic view of the valley. Back to the resort. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Corbett Tiger Reserve: India’s first national park, cradled in the foothills of the Himalayas at 3300 feet asl, spreads over an area of 520 sq km. The magnificent Ramganga River flows through the entire length of the Park. Corbett has the highest density of tiger in India. Other carnivores include the leopard, elephant, bear, deer. Basking along the banks of the Ramganga are the slender snouted gharial and the marsh crocodile. There are watch towers, elephant safaris and jeep safaris for wildlife viewing.
After Breakfast, drive to Ranikhet. Later visit local sight seeing i.e. Haidakhan Babaji Temple (4kms.), Chaubatia Gardens(10kms.), Bhalu Dam (3kms.), Jhula Devi Temple (7kms.), Mankameshwar Temple, Kalika Temple(5kms.) Tarikhet Village (8kms.), Majhkhali (13kms.) etc. Dinner & Overnight stay at Hotel.