Jungle safari in the Corbett National ParkCorbett National Park, located at the foot of the Himalayas, is India's most interesting park for spotting wild flora and fauna.Corbett National Park
Corbett National Park, founded in 1936 under the name Hailey National Park and renamed Ramganga National Park in 1952, took its current name in 1957 from Jim Corbett, the famous naturalist and photographer. This is India's first national park and is undoubtedly the most attractive park in all of India.
Corbett National Park is located at the foot of the Himalayas, amidst thick vegetation and irregular mountains with varying heights ranging from about 1300 feet to nearly 4,000 feet.
It is believed that the place, largely located on the banks of the Ramganga River, has thrived in an ancient civilization.
The main attraction of tourists and enthusiasts of wild life in this park is that the majestic sight of the Indian tiger.
This park is a natural habitat for rare endangered tigers.
It is a place that attracts a huge influx of tourists and offers excellent sightseeing.
Corbett National Park is famous for its rich flora and fauna. Wild animals, reptiles and birds with many varieties of species also enrich the park and are a paradise for birdwatchers, wild life lovers, environmentalists and nature lovers.
Very rich in vegetation with its 51 different types of shrubs, more than 30 types of bamboo and over 110 different species of trees.
The park, renowned for its majestic leopards and elephants, provides for the life of many rare species of mammals, birds and reptiles, over 25 species of reptiles, 585 types of birds and over 50 varieties of mammal species.
Another big attraction here is aquatic reptiles. Several types of crocodiles can be sighted.
Corbett National Park is truly a nature park that is worth a visit if you are interested in the beauty of India's nature.
The climate in the Corbett National Park enjoys a temperate climate throughout the year, but the best time to visit the national park is from November 15th.
Winter (November to February) has a temperature variation between 5 ° C and 30 ° C. Winter mornings can be foggy, but the pleasant afternoon is a good time to enjoy a safari.
Summer (from March to May) reaches 40 ° C and the average temperature is around 30 ° C. Wild nature lovers are more likely to spot the animals.
The monsoon period (from June to September) with its abundant rainfall is good for enjoying the natural beauty but some areas of the park are closed.
Corbett National Park is a significant part of Uttarakhand tourism in northern India and can be visited at any time of the year, but the summer months are perfect for sighting its famous wildlife. The winter months are ideal for safaris and jungle activities.
The monsoon period is perfect to admire the beauty of nature that flourishes making the region very picturesque and scenic for visitors.
Visit Corbett National Park
Located in Kaladhungi, Corbett's museum is housed in a historic bungalow by Jim Corbett, the famous environmentalist, hunter and leader in the conservation of the tiger. This magnificent museum brings to the fore the memory of life and activities of its spectacular and distinct personality.
The Corbett Falls offer a small but impressive view: they come from a height of about 60 feet and are set against the backdrop of a scenic green forest. It is really worth looking at the waterfall during the full moon period.
The large area around the falls is a very nice picnic spot.
Jungle safari Corbett National Park
If you want to spot wild animals or have a special view of herds of elephants or different deer species, Corbett National Park offers several safari options in the jungle.
You can even take a jeep safari in the jungle of Corbett and if you're lucky enough you can even spot tigers.
If you are more adventurous or if you have memorable moments, you can go on an elephant back safari; a truly incredible experience.