About Jim Corbett National Park
Located in the district of Nainital, Corbett National Park is a perfect place for nature enthusiasts and wildlife lovers. It is a wonderful place in India considered as a hub of excitement and thrill. The whole extent of the park is divided into four different zones called Bijrani, Dhikala, Jhirna and Durgadevi zones. Spread over an area of 520 square kilometers, the park is a complete package for wildlife buffs. However, tourism is only allowed in the earmarked areas of the Corbett Tiger Reserve in order to maximize the chances of viewing its splendid landscape and the diverse wildlife living in the park.
The recent trend of the tourist visit that has been marked by the park authority shows dynamic increase in the number of visitors coming every year. More than 70,000 visitors come to the park in peak season from the different part of the country and abroad.
Wildlife enthusiasts and nature lovers prefer this oldest national park over the other popular national parks in India such as Ranthambore National Park, Kanha National Park, Kaziranga National Park and many others located in the different regions in India. The popularity of Corbett national park is due to the presence of the Royal Bengal Tiger in abundance and the captivating landscape for the delight of nature lovers.
General Information :
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