Jim Corbett National Park is located along the Ramganga River in Kumaon foothills. It is the oldest national park in India, established to protect the Bengal tiger. Corbett National Park is an eco-tourism destination and is amix of open grassland, river habitat and sal forest. The park contains nearly 500 different species of plants, 100 tree species, 50 species of mammals, nearly 600 bird species and 25 reptile species. It houses mammals like leopard, elephant, tiger, sambar deer, chital, Himalayan goral, langut, Indian grey mongoose etc. The park is opened from November till June.
When to visit: The park is opened from November 15 till June 15.
How to reach
Nearest railway station: Ramnagar railway station is about 86 km from the Park.
Nearest airport: Pantnagar Airport is about 120 km from Jim Corbett National Park.
By road: Pantnagar Airport (PGH) is about 123 km from the park via NH309 and NH734. It takes around 3 hours 30 minutes.
New Delhi is about 245 km via NH9. It takes around 6 hours.
Ramnagar is about 86km from the park via NH309 and NH734. It takes around 2-3 hours.
Rishikesh is about 143 km from the park via NH34. It takes around 4 hours.
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