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 corbett national park like Corbett Museum, Garjia Temple, Nainital, Raniket and Choti Haldwani to name a few. So if you are one of those planning a local sightseeing around Jim Corbett, make sure that you extend your trip and visit the following nearby places to Jim Corbett to fully experience the magic of Incredible National Park of India.
Garjia Temple: 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.
Bijrani: The area in and around Bijrani was once the shooting ground for shikaris. The terrain at Bijrani is dry and has diverse vegetation.
Jhirna: 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: 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.
Corbett Waterfall: It is a 66 ft high waterfall that is one of the must-visit places to visit in Jim Corbett. You need to hike a bit to reach this lovely location. Furthermore, on full-moon nights, it becomes a sight to witness that leaves many mesmerized. Lush forests encompass the falls and create quite a peaceful environment. You can also plan a picnic near beautiful Corbett Waterfall.
Kosi River: Kosi river traverses the eastern periphery of Jim Corbett National Park. After commencing from Mohan, the river goes through Dhikuli and finally culminates into Ramnagar, which is nearest small town to Corbett National Park.
Kalagarh Dam: Kalagarh Dam (built in 1974), also known as Ramganga Dam, is a significant part of the Ramganga Multipurpose project. The project is aimed at offering irrigation and hydroelectricity to the nearby areas. Located within the boundaries of Jim Corbett National Park, the dam is a popular spot for tourists visiting the national Park.
Sitabani Mandir: Sitabani temple is dedicated to Sita, which is an ideal spot for those looking for some religious tourist places in Jim Corbett. According to the Hindu epic Ramayana, the protagonist Sita of Ramayana spent some days stranded in a fugitive while in the Agnipariksha phase.
Durga Mandir: It is an ancient & famous temple for devotees to Goddess Durga. The temple is also prominent for its architecture work showcasing legends of other Hindu deities. Numerous tourists visit the temple to admire its intricate design. The temple is a spot nestled in the dense woods of the National Park. The Kosi river flowing nearby this temple increases the charm of this area.
Hanuman Dham Mandir: Situated 11Km from Vanya Resort, the Hanuman Temple is a famous and must-visit in the list of tourists. A big idol of Lord Hanuman marks the temple. Old and simple architecture and faith live in the temple. Locals along with tourists offer special prayers on Tuesdays and Saturdays.
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