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BEST TIME TO VISIT JIM CORBETT PARK & TOURISM ZONES IN CORBETT NATIONAL PARK

Here we have tried to answer the questions normally arises at the time of planning a tour to corbett National Park, Guests wonders, when to visit corbett National Park , Best Season and Time to go corbett Park for wildlife Tiger and Elephant Safaris, Temprature and weather in corbett park during summer months like may & June and cold during winter months like December and January, how to reach corbett park by bus, train or nearest rail station or volvo bus station at corbett park and the most is best tourism zone in corbett park.

Seasons and Time for the Wildlife Safaris at Corbett National Park: There are three well defined seasons

Winter: October to February

Summer: March to June

Monsoon: July to September

October to February: The weather in Corbett becomes pleasant in the month of October with lush-green surroundings that is a sight to behold. Although the winter season starts from the month of November, the core area of the park opens from 15th November and it is during this time, many people visit Corbett to enjoy safari. The average temperature during this time can sometimes drop down to 5 degree Celsius. Make sure you pack some woollens, especially for night.

April to June: These months constitute the summer season in Corbett and sometimes the average temperature can rise up till 40 degree Celsius during the daytime. Although it is hot but this is the best time to spot animals including tigers in the park. Note that 15th June onwards, the core area of the park is closed due to onset of rainy season.

July to September: These months constitute the monsoon season in Corbett. Nature lovers would love it as this is a great time to explore the lush-green environ in the region. Although Corbett National Park is open for most part of the year, but some parts of the park remains closed from July 1st till 14th November. Since this is an off-season, it allows budget travellers to stay in good resorts at affordable prices. This can be a relaxing weekend getaway for you and your family as it is less crowded and more peaceful.

General Information about Corbett National Park:

Corbett National Park Area: 520 Square kilometers

Corbett Tiger Reserve Area: 1318 Square kilometers

Altitude: 385-1100 m above mean sea level

Annual rainfall: 1400-2800 mm.

Temperature range: 4 degrees Celsius winter to 42 degrees Celsius during summer

Best Season: November to June

When to Visit Corbett National Park :

The months of November through June are the perfect time to visit Corbett National Park as the park remains open to tourists during these periods only. The park is kept closed as the monsoon season approaches. The main reason for closure of the park during rest of the year is that the roads inside the park get washed away due to rain. The repair work starts after the monsoon and ends only by November till the roads are back in motorable condition.

How to Get There? :

The Jim Corbett National Park is situated at an approximate distance of 260 Kms from the National Capital Delhi. The small town near Corbett is Ramnagar which forms the headquarters of CTR. The city is well connected by road or rail with major cities of India like Moradabad, Nainital, Bareilly and Delhi.

By Road: The small city Ramnagar has a very good road network that connects the different cities of India. Uttarakhand state government buses ply at a short interval of time from Delhi, Moradabad, Haldwani that reaches directly Ramnagar. Corbett is only 15 Kms from Ramnagar town. The surface drive from Delhi to Corbett takes approximate five and half hours. The designated approach routes are:

Delhi-Gajrola-Moradabad-Kashipur-Ramnagar: (240 km)

Bareilly-Kichha-Haldwani-Ramnagar: (160 km)

By Rail: Ramnagar is the only nearest railway station to Jim Corbett National Park. A direct train to Ramnagar runs from Delhi. Alternatively, one can reach up to Haldwani/Kashipur/Kathgodam and come to Ramnagar by road. Taxis are easily available from these stations.

Tourism Zones :

For the convenience of visitors and streamlining tourism management Corbett Tiger Reserve has been divided into five mutually exclusive tourism zones, each having separate gate for entry.

Tourism Zone

Entry Gate

Dhikala

Dhangari

Bijrani

Amadanda

Jhirna

Kalagarh, Khara

Durga Devi

Durga Devi

Dhela Safari Zone

Dhela

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