April 19, 2023
CM Content Team
Situated in the foothills of the majestic Himalayas of Uttarakhand, lies Jim Corbett National Park - a haven for nature lovers and wildlife. This renowned park, named after the famed naturalist and former hunter Jim Corbett, is replete with abundant exotic flora and fauna, including the regal Bengal tiger, spotted deer, wild elephants, and many more species of resident and migratory birds.
Spanning across an area of 520 sq km, this magnificent sanctuary is divided into five separate zones, each boasting unique attractions. The park's most notable feature is its population of Bengal tigers. There are more than 200 Bengal tigers in the national park. However, spotting this magnificent species in the wild is no mean feat owing to their camouflaged nature. Visitors can take the enthralling guided jeep safari or an exhilarating elephant safari and catch a glimpse of these tigers and other exotic wildlife.
The distance between Delhi to Jim Corbett is about 250 km. The Pantnagar Airport (PGH) is the nearest airport to Jim Corbett National Park, approximately 80 km away. To reach the national park by air, you can follow these steps:
Please note that there are no direct flights to Pantnagar from major cities like Mumbai, Bangalore, and others. You may need to take a connecting flight or travel by road/train from these cities.
Alternatively, you can reach Delhi by flight, as it is well-connected to many cities in India. After getting to the national capital, you can hire a taxi to reach Jim Corbett by road or take a train to Ramnagar, the nearest city to the park.
The nearest railway station to Jim Corbett National Park is Ramnagar, about 12 km away. Ramnagar is well connected to major cities like Delhi, Ahmedabad, Lucknow, and many more. Here are the steps to reach the national park by rail:
It is always advisable to book your train tickets well in advance, especially during the peak season, as trains to Ramnagar get booked quickly.
Jim Corbett National Park is in the Nainital district of Uttarakhand. Depending on your starting point, there are several ways to reach the park by road.
You can take a bus or taxi to the park from Delhi, Nainital, or other nearby cities. Buses and taxis are readily available and quickly booked online or through local travel agencies. Reaching Jim Corbett National Park by road is relatively easy, and the roads leading to the park are well-maintained and offer scenic views of the surrounding hills and forests.
Consider the following distances from various locations to reach the park:
A beautiful and diverse wildlife sanctuary, here are some places to visit in Jim Corbett National Park:
There are many resorts in Corbett Park which offer a comfortable stay. But the Club Mahindra Corbett Resort offers much more! This premium resort is located on the banks of the Kosi River and is an ideal place to spend time amidst nature with your friends and family.
At Club Mahindra Corbett resort, you will start your day with a lip-smacking brekkie at the in-house restaurant, Machan. Next, you can go on a jungle safari to explore the park and the wildlife. In the evening, once you're back at the resort, you can see the traditional Kumaoni (Chholiya) folk dance followed by dinner near the Kosi River. At the end of an eventful day, you can retreat to your room, where a comfortable bed and fluffy pillows invite you to a good night's sleep.
The resort's myriad recreational activities cater to guests of all ages, ensuring there is always a bright moment during your stay. Whether exploring the nearby wildlife sanctuary, enjoying night camps and bonfires, or indulging in relaxing massages amidst tranquil greenery, there is something for everyone.
Mahindra Holidays & Resorts India Ltd. (MHRIL), a part of Leisure and Hospitality sector of the Mahindra Group, offers quality family holidays primarily through vacation ownership memberships and brings to the industry values such as reliability, trust and customer satisfaction. Started in 1996, the company's flagship brand ‘Club Mahindra’, today has over 250,000 members , who can holiday at 100+ resorts in India and abroad.