Sunday, 29 January 2012

Corbett National Park

Corbett National Park 
Nearest Access to Corbett : Ramnagar
Coverage Area of Corbett : 1,200-sq-kms.
Climate of Corbett : Winter : varies between4°C and 25°C, Summer: 19°C - 46°C
Major Wildlife Attraction in Corbett : Tigers, Leopards, Crocodiles
Best Time to Visit Corbett : November 15 to June 15.

Location of Corbett National Park : Situated at an altitude of 120 and 400m (400 and 1250ft). Nearest railhead is at Ramnagar, approximately 19km (12 miles) southeast of the park. Nearest airport is at Pantnagar 50km (30 miles) away.

Climate of Corbett National Park : Summer temperatures soar to 43°C (108°F) at max and 19°C ( 42.5°F) at Min., while on winter day temperature rises to 25°C (46°F) and dips to 3°C (33°F) .

When to go (Corbett National Park): Best period is between November and May; visibility of wildlife is better in the drier summer. Park remains closed in wet monsoon season from July to October.

Getting to Corbett National Park : The Delhi-Moradabad National Highway connects the Kashipur-Ramnagar-Dhikala network of towns. Project Tiger headquarters are at Ramnagar, mandatory entry point for the park. Bus services operate regularly along the Nainital-Kathgodam-Ramganagar-Dhikala route.

Facilities at Corbett National Park: Basic facilities at Dhikala (forest rest houses and log huts), which has a canteen and shop selling provisions. Forest rest houses at Sarapdull, Gairal and Bijrani, all within the park. More up market hotels in nearby Ramnagar; Corbett Infinity Resort (Tiger Tops), Corbett River Side Resort are good to relax.

Wildlife in Corbett National Park : The Indian Elephant population in Corbett is significant. A number of highly trained elephants are available to take visitors into the forest at dawn and dusk; January is best for bird watching.

Reservation for Corbett National Park : Contact : The Field Director, Poject Tiger, Corbett Tiger Reserve, Post Office; Ramnagar, Nainital District, Uttranchal
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