Jim Corbett National Park – Tourist Spot in Uttarakhand

Jim Corbett National Park – Tourist Spot in Uttarakhand

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Jim Corbett National Park, one of the first wildlife reserves in India derives its name from the renowned hunter transformed into conservationist, Colonel Jim Corbett. Nestled at the foothills of the Himalayas in Uttarakhand, the park extends over a tract of 520 square kilometers. It is a large valley with forested ridges running through it. The Ramganga river winds through its entire length, and dense Sal and deciduous forests cover the park area. Visitors are allowed in from mid-November to mid-June. The main animals found in the national park include tiger, elephant, chital, sambar, nilgai, gharial, King Cobra, muntjac, wild boar, hedgehog, common musk shrew, flying fox, Indian Pangolin and nearly 600 species of birds.

Tourists can spot the tigers, elephants, chital, sambar, nilgai, wild boar and about 600 species of birds with Corbett Wildlife Tours. Home to around 110 species of trees, 33 species of bamboo and grass and handsome Sal trees, Corbett National Park is sure to impress all. Try fishing and angling in the Ramganga River and enjoy every moment in the beautiful paradise of the wild with Uttaranchal Tours. Jim Corbett National Park offers jeep safari and elephant safari, each having its own charm. In fact one can try both. Elephant safari is slow but can take you to the the jungle tracks where jeep can’t go. The geographical features of the Park embraces numerous ravines, ridges, streams and small plateaus. The Ramganga river also flows through the Park. Visitors can enjoy angling and fishing in the Park. However, fishing is allowed only at Pancheshwar, Ramgarh and Binsar with special permission from the forest officials.

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