Jim Corbett National Park, Uttarakhand

 Jim Corbett National Park is situated in the Nainital district of Uttarakhand. Jim Corbett National park is the oldest national park in India which got established in 1936 as Hailey National park. After India’s independence the park was named as Ramganga National Park but later in 1956, it was renamed after Jim Corbett - the famous hunter turned conservationist and author, who played a major role in the establishment of national park. Jim Corbett National park is one of the renowned Wildlife Sanctuary in India.

The park contains 488 different species of plants and wide variety of wild life including elephant, tiger, chital, Sambar Deer, nilgai, gharial, King Cobra, muntjac, wild boar, hedgehog, common musk shrew, flying fox, Indian Pangolin, and around 600 species of birds. Jim Corbett National Park covers an area of 521 square kilometers.

Corbett National Park acts as a protected area of critically endangered Bengal Tiger of India. Corbett National Park is one of the best managed and protected areas in the country and attracts thousands of Indian and Foreign visitors each year. Corbett National park is in the foothills of Himalayan belt and has various geographical and ecological characteristics with splendid landscapes. There are four gates which lead us to Jim Corbett National Park and they are amdanda gate, dhangarhi gate, khara gate and durga devi gate. If you are an adventure freak, bird watcher, angler, or animal lover then Jim Corbett National Park is the ideal place for you.

Duration : 4 Night / 5 Days Package

Day 01 : Delhi - Jim Corbett National Park
Our representatives will receive you in Delhi and from there journey to Jim Corbett National Park(300kms/7hrs) will begin. Jim Corbett National Park is named after the hunter and naturalist Jim Corbett who played a key role in its establishment - is the oldest national park in India. The park was established in 1936 was initially named, Hailey National Park. Located in Nainital district of Uttarakhand, the park acts as a protected area for the critically endangered Bengal tiger of India, the secure survival of which is the main objective of Project Tiger, an Indian wildlife protection initiative. Dinner and overnight stay will be provided in the resort.

Day 02 : Jim Corbett - Nainital
A safari inside the national park in the morning, and later in the afternoon proceed to Nainital(60 kms/2 hours), Nainital is a town in the Indian state of Uttarakhand and headquarters of Nainital district in the Kumaon foothills of the outer Himalayas. It is situated at an altitude of 1,938 metres (6,358 feet) above sea level, Nainital is set in a valley containing a pear-shaped lake, approximately two miles in circumference, and surrounded by mountains, of which the highest are Naina (2,615 m (8,579 ft)) on the north, Deopatha (2,438 m (7,999 ft)) on the west, and Ayarpatha (2,278 m (7,474 ft) on the south. Evening free for leisure. Dinner and overnight stay at Hotel.

Day 03 : Nainital - Ranikhet - Nainital
After a hearty breakfast an excursion trip to Ranikhet shall be scheduled. Ranikhet is a hill station and cantonment town in Almora district in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. It is at an altitude of 1829 metres above sea level and within sight of the western peaks of the Himalayas.Ranikhet gets its name, which mean Queen's meadow in English, from a legend that an Indian queen visited the site and built herself a palace here, though no palace exists in the area. In 1869, the British established the headquarters of the Kumaon regiment here; it served as their holiday home for the summers. Ranikhet is a cantonment town and is the home for the Kumaon (KRC) & Naga regiment and is maintained by the Indian Army. Places to visit at Ranikhet are Upat, Kalika and Chaubatia. Upat and Kabika is a paradise for golfers having one of the best 9 hole golf course links in the country,Upat is a famous attraction in Ranikhet. A temple of Goddess Kali is also located in Upat, which is worth paying a visit during a tour to Ranikhet. Again Chaubatia is the abode to many fruit orchards, gardens and the government fruit research centre, it is equally famous for its enchanting views of Himalayas. After viewing Ranikkhet back to the hotel in Nanital.

Day 04 : Nainital
The forth day after having breakfast, go out for local sightseeing including tourist spots like, Naukuchiatal, Sattaal, Bhimtal. This day shall be entirely spent in viewing Nanital.

Day 05 : Departure
After breakfast, back to Delhi (322 kms/7 hours).

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