Tourism in Corbett National Park has been steadily growing since its inception. However many tourists are not aware of the fact that there are several other attractive places to see around this national park like Corbett Museum, Garjia Temple, Nainital, Raniket and Haldwani to name a few. So if you are one of those planning a Corbett Wildlife Tour anytime soon, make sure that you extend your trip and visit the following nearby places to fully experience the magic of Incredible India.
The Garjia temple is a huge rock in the midst of river Kosi and is located 14 Km from Ramnagar. It falls on your way to Ranikhet. A huge fair is held here on every year in this temple in the month of Kartik Poornima.
The area in and around Bijrani was once the shooting ground for shikaris. The terrain at Bijrani is dry and has diverse vegetation.
Jhirna rest house lies inside the southern premises of Corbett National Park. The landscape around this rest house is dry and the vegetation consist mostly scrubs. In addition to this the hills to the north of Jhirna are covered with dense patches of bamboo further enhancing the beauty of the region.
Corbett Museum at Dhangarhi is a place where you will find the belongings of Mr. Jim Corbett. Many interesting historical facts about this legend can be found in this museum.
Nainital is located at a distance of about 66 Km from the Jim Corbett National Park. Situated at an elevation of 1,938 Mt above sea level, this place got its name from an eye shaped lake which is set amidst mountain surrounded by thick alpine trees. Nainital is also known as a 'Lake District' because it is home to five beautiful lakes named Nainital, Bhimtal, Naukuchiatal, Khurpatal, and Sattal. It is a glistening pearl of the Himalayan range since it is blessed with fantastic natural splendors and a variety of flora and fauna. So whether you are travelling alone or you are with your family, Nainital is perfect for you. You can enjoy nature as well as participate in some adventurous activities.
Ranikhet literally means the queen's meadow. It is a hill station in Almora district of Uttarakhand and is situated 90 Km from Jim Corbett National Park at an altitude of 1,869 Mt above sea level. Known for being the base for Kumaon Regiment and Naga Regiment of the Indian Army, this place is a must visit since it gives an invigorating view of the snow clad peaks of Himalayan range besides vast varieties of flora and fauna.
This place is located at a distance of about 84 Km from Jim Corbett National Park. Lying at an altitude of 1,375 Mt above sea level, Bhim Tal's main attraction is the Bhimtal Lake. You will find that this lake has a small island at its centre.
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