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Corbett is categorised as Wildlife / Angling / Bird Watching / Riverside

Ramgamga River
Elephant in Jhirna Range (Nivalink Trip Dated - 19 March 2015)
Long Tailed Minivet in Garjia
Oriental White Eye in Garjia
River Lapwing on Kosi River
Ruddy Shelduck on Ramnagar Outskirts (Nivalink Trip Dated - 19 March 2015)
Serpent Eagle in Dhikala
White capped Redstart in Durgadevi (Nivalink Trip Dated - 19 March 2015)
Chestnut headed bee eater in Durgadevi area (Nivalink Trip Dated - 19 March 2015)
Great Hornbill in Durgadevi area (Nivalink Trip Dated - 19 March 2015)
Grey Hornbill in Garjia area
Himalayan Griffon Vulture on Corbett - Pauri highway (Nivalink Trip Dated - 19 March 2015)
Khalij Pheasant in Jhirna
Lesser Pied Kingfisher on Kosi River (Nivalink Trip Dated - 19 March 2015)
Bijrani range Forest (Nivalink Trip Dated - 19 March 2015)
Dhikala range Forest (Nivalink Trip Dated - 19 March 2015)
Dhikala Canter (Nivalink Trip Dated - 19 March 2015)
View of Ramganga Reservoir from Dhikala
Inside Durgadevi Range (Nivalink Trip Dated - 19 March 2015)
Kosi River
Elephant Safari
Dhikala FRH (Nivalink Trip Dated - 19 March 2015)
Elephants in Dhikala
Jackal in Jhirna area
Barking Deer in Jhirna
Sambar in Bijrani area
Spotted Deer in Bijrani
Outside Dhikala FRH
Tiger seen near Ramganga
Mahaseer (Nivalink Trip Dated - 26 March 2010)
Murrel (Nivalink Trip Dated - 26 March 2010)
Betalghat area where Leopards are found
Photo Courtesy Vikram Gopchup
Around Ramgamga
Early morning Elephant Safari (Photo Courtesy: Pediddle)
Sita Mata Temple near Corbett
Bijrani Gate

Reasons to Visit
  • Corbett is a renowned getaway and wildlife / Bird watching destination
  • Corbett (named after Jim Corbett a renowned Wildlifer and Conservationist) is one of the finest parks in India renowned for the sheer park experience it offers (Other three being Kanha, Kaziranga and Nagarhole)
  • Corbett has large number of Bird population, Wildlife (Including Tigers) and offers guests nature walks, river crossing, elephant rides and Jeep safaris.
  • Walks and treks around periphery of the park is popular.
  • Corbett is home to a large number of getaways that are good for corporate offsites, individual getaways and destination weddings.
Know It
  • Jeep Safaris/Canter Safaris are conducted twice a day. Jeep Safari/ Canter Safari Timing: Morning at 06:00 am to 11.00 am and afternoon 02.30 pm to 05.30 pm Dhikala Canter Safari Timings: Canter Safari is the only way to visit to Dhikala, Hence the timing for canter safari is 10.00 am to 04.00 pm Permits: The park safaris should be booked in advance and photo ID proof {passport copy (overseas and Indian Nationals), voters ID, Pan Card, driving license} is required to book the safaris Charges: The safaris charges for an Indian National and Overseas National are different (Overseas nationals pay higher fee). Charges get revised annually. Seasonality: Oct to June. Park remains close from 1st July to 30th September. Except Sitabani and Jhirna which are open throughout the year. Dhikala opens on 15th Nov and Closes on 15th June. Dhikala, Bijrani, Durgadevi, Jhirna and Sitabani are five areas where guests visit for safaris. Except Sitabani and Jhirna which are open throughout the year Elephant Safaris are rare as number of elephants are limited and are on first come first served basis and no prior reservation is permitted Durga Devi Gate is the only zone where multi-day elephant safaris are permitted. Corbett is renowned for Catfish (Goonch, Trout and Mahaseer Angling. After recent ruling permits are hard to come by.
  • Wildlife Destinations in India offering best Park Experience"Corbett is the largest and most multi-purpose use parks in India. Corbett is a renowned riverside / nature getaway, destination for anglers (Trout and Mahaseer), destination for bird watching (Richest park when it comes to bird diversity) and a renowned wildlife destination that is home to the Tiger besides wide ranging wildlife. Guests arrive here for walks, treks, bird watching, fishing, elephant safari besides the regular jeep safari."
  • Bird watching Destinations in Kumaon region in Uttarakhand"Jim Corbett National Park (Popularly known as "Corbett") is a renowned wildlife destination and an ex-delhi getaway. Corbett is home to the highest number of Bird species (resident as well as migratory) among all other parks and areas in India and therefore recommended for bird watching. Best Season - Feb - May"
  • Most Popular Wildlife Destinations in India"Corbett (260 kms from New Delhi) is a wildlife destination and a hugely popular nature centric getaway. Travellers to Corbett enjoy the riverside experience offered by lodges and resorts around River Kosi and River Ramganga and enjoy nature walks, bird watching, jeep safaris and elephant safaris. While Corbett is not the park to visit for Tiger sightings, it certainly is one for bird watching and overall park experience. Proximity of Corbett from other popular destinations such as Nainital, Rani"
  • Destinations for Holiday Travellers to Uttarakhand"Corbett (170+ kms from Haridwar) is a prime wildlife and bird watching destination and a renowned riverside getaway. Corbett is popular with holiday traveller and honeymooner alike (Typical stay is for 2 nights). Elephant Ride, Jeep Safaris, nature walks are most opted for by the travellers besides enjoying a riverside stay."
  • Popular Ex-Delhi Wildlife and Bird watching Getaways"Corbett is a renowned wildlife and bird watching destination at about 250 kms from New Delhi. Corbett offers a riverside character and a mix of getaway resorts, nature centric experiences, bird watching and safaris and therefore is one of the most popular ex-Delhi Getaways"
  • Destinations to Visit for Leopard Sightings in India"Betalghat area near Corbett (25 kms towards Ranikhet), is renowned for its Leopard sightings. The rocky area and rugged landscape offer excellent backdrop for photographers."
Access Information

Corbett has 30 Hotels approved and listed with Nivalink

Type of HotelsCount
Jungle Lodge8

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13 verified holiday itineraries are listed for Corbett

Getaway (1-3 nights)2
Short Break (4-6 nights)3
Holiday (7 or more)8

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List of Holidays for Corbett


  • Corbett Extended Getaway (3 Nights)
  • Corbett Getaway (2 Nights)

Short Break

  • Bhimtal - Corbett Break (5 Nights)
  • Corbett Nainital Break (5 Nights)
  • Pangot Corbett Break (5 Nights)


  • Auli - Rishikesh with Corbett (8 Nights)
  • Best of Garhwal and Kumaon (10 Nights)
  • Best of Kumaon (7 Nights)
  • Best of Kumaon for Honeymooners (7 Nights)
  • Kumaon Bird watching itinerary (7 Nights)
  • Musoorie - Corbett with Rishikesh (7 Nights)
  • Popular destinations of Uttarakhand (8 Nights)
  • Popular destinations of Uttarakhand with Rishikesh (8 Nights)

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Corbett has 7 Transport services that can be booked online. Click here for reviewing and booking them.

Point to Point Transport

ServicesRates Starting From
Pickup from Moradabad and Drop to CorbettRs. 2112

Railway Station Pickup or Drop

ServicesRates Starting From
Car hire - Pickup/Drop between Ramnagar and Marchula (Corbett)Rs. 2348
Car hire - Transfer between Dhikuli / Jhirna and Pangot / NainitalRs. 2348
Car hire - Transfer between Ramnagar and Dhikuli / Garjia / Jhirna / Dhela (Corbett)Rs. 822
Car hire - Transfer between Ramnagar and Mohan (Corbett)Rs. 1761
Car hire - Transfers between Dhikuli / Jhirna and Bhimtal / Sattal / NaukuchiatalRs. 3521
Pickup/Drop between Kathgodam Railway Station and Hotel in CorbettRs. 2592

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Corbett has 6 Add Ons approved and listed with Nivalink.

Wildlife Excursion5

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List of Service Add Ons for Corbett


Services Rates Starting From
Elephant Ride / Safari in CorbettRs. 3556

Wildlife Excursion

Services Rates Starting From
Dhikala Canter Safari - Corbett National ParkRs. 1667
Inside Dhikala Range - FRH Stay ExpereinceRs. 14445
Jeep Safari at Jim Corbett - Durgadevi RangeRs. 5556
Jeep Safari at Jim Corbett - Jhirna RangeRs. 4445
Jeep Safari in Corbett - Bijrani RangeRs. 4445

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Destination Ideas

  • Bird Watching in Corbett
  • Corbett Betalghat Experience - Travel Idea for Leopard Experience
  • Corbett-A Weekend Getaway
  • Dhikala Experience - Travel Idea for exploring Corbett National Park
  • Elephant Safari in Corbett Area
  • Jungle lodges inside Corbett National Park
  • Mahaseer and Trout Fishing in Corbett Area
  • Walking in Corbett Area
  • Wildlife Experience in Corbett Area

Stay Ideas

  • Camp Riverwild Experience
  • Corbett-Homestead Homestay
  • Riverine Woods-Fishing Lodge cum Experiential getaway

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  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Elephant safari is offered by forest dept on first come first served basis. Due to limited availability elephants, this is not an easy to access option. High end guests and advanced wildlife guests prefer to opt for a multi-day elephant safaris which is a real experience.
    Elephant Safari
    Corbett offers one of the best nature centric experiences in India and is renowned for its riverside beauty, Mahaseer / Catfish angling, walking, wildlife and Bird watching. Jeep safaris are on offer from 4 ranges (popular being Birjrani, Durgadevi, Jhirna). Corbett is home to the highest number of Bird species (resident as well as migratory) among all other parks and areas in India. Wildlife here comprises elusive Tiger, Leopard alongwith a range of well sighted deer species.
    Bird Watching, Jeep Safaris
    Angling on Ramganga and Kosi River for Mahaseer and Catfish in Corbett is hugely popular with anglers all over the world. Oct-Nov and March-May are best months for angling. The resorts here are well organised to provide fishing guides and get permits issued.
    Walking around reserve areas of corbett is considered an excellent experience for those interested in nature and walking. While walking in and around Core area is not allowed, There are number of established trails in buffer areas around Corbett. Some of them are those taken by Jim Corbett himself. Guests staying at Riverside Hotels in Corbett are able to do riverside walks.

Destinations within reach from Corbett

  • Ramnagar ( 15 Km )

    Ramnagar is a railhead to access Corbett National Park (10 kms). It has train arrivals from Delhi more

  • Kashipur ( 39 Km )

    Kashipur is at a point from where Corbett National Park and Lake Districts of Kumaon (Bhimtal, more

  • Nainital ( 60 Km )

    Nainital is colonial era hill station (6500 ft asl) that is set around the lake Naini. Nainital more

  • Kathgodam ( 66 Km )

    Kathgodam is also access point to visit Lake districts of Bhimtal, Naukuchiatal and Sattal (All more

  • Haldwani ( 66 Km )

    Haldwani lies at the foothills of Uttarakhand lake district in close proximity to Kathgodam and is more

  • Pangot ( 77 Km )

    Pangot is small village 15 kilometers from Nainital. 150 bird species have been recorded at Pangot more

  • Dhampur ( 81 Km )

    Dhampur is a countryside getaway at about 180-190 kms from New Delhi and is part of the Sugar belt more

  • Bhowali ( 84 Km )

    Bhowali is base town for trading of fruits grown around the area and mid-way on Bhimtal - Ramgarh, more

  • Jeolikote ( 85 Km )

    Jeolikote is a small hamlet lies enroute from Kathgodam to Nainital. Jeolikote is 18 kms ahead of more

  • Pantnagar ( 85 Km )

    Pantnagar is an Industrial town and the Airport here provides connectivity for destinations in more

  • Bhimtal ( 88 Km )

    Bhimtal is an idyllic and scenic lakeside destination and a complete contrast to the touristy and more

  • Saattal ( 90 Km )

    Sattal is a collection of seven interconnected freshwater lakes, located in the Kumaon Lake more

  • Moradabad ( 92 Km )

    Moradabad lies between Delhi (165 kms) and Nainital (135 kms) and is an access point for Corbett more

  • Micholi ( 94 Km )

    Micholi (5800 ft asl) is a new hillside Hamlet between Corbett and Ranikhet and an getaway for more

  • Bareily ( 162 Km )

    Bareily is a tier II city at 250 kms from Delhi. Bareily is frequented by business travellers and more

  • Binsar ( 168 Km )

    22 kms from Almora is Binsar Sanctuary (8000 ft asl) is known for walks and bird watching around more

  • Pauri ( 240 Km )

    Pauri (4500 ft asl) is renowned for its stunning Himalayan Views. Pauri lies on the Rishikesh - more

  • Noida ( 249 Km )

    Noida lies 20 kms east of Delhi and now an extended suburb of the Delhi NCR (National capital more

  • Kund ( 250 Km )

    Kund is a riverside area 20 kms Short of Guptkashi in the Mandakini Valley offering view of the more

  • Mussoorie ( 259 Km )

    Mussoorie (Around 6500 ft) is a British era hill station at just a little less than 30 km north of more

  • Chamba ( 260 Km )

    Chamba is situated at 8500 ft asl and 30 kilometers farther from Kanatal and about 60 km from more

  • Karnal ( 262 Km )

    Karnal lies on NH-01 (GT Road or Delhi - Ambala highway) at 125 kms from New Delhi. Karnal is a more

  • Kanatal ( 273 Km )

    Kanatal (8500 ft), one of the well-known spots in Uttaranchal, is located on the Mussoorie - more

  • Gurgaon ( 290 Km )

    Gurgaon near Delhi International Airport is one of Delhi's four major satellite cities and i part more

  • Auli ( 293 Km )

    Auli is a Ski resort, one of the highest in the word located at about 50 km from Badrinath and more

  • Dudhwa ( 300 Km )

    Dudhwa National Park lies on the edge of the Indo-Nepal border and is excellent for Bird watching more

  • Manesar ( 304 Km )

    Manesar is a fast growing industrial town on Nh-08 near Gurgaon. Manesar is best known for being more

  • Sohna ( 310 Km )

    Sohna lies 60 kms South of Gurgaon and is known for its Sulphur springs and proximity to the more

  • Mathura ( 310 Km )

    Mathura is the birthplace of Lord Krishna. Vridavan (16 kms) near Mathura is where Lord Krishna more

  • Chakrata ( 316 Km )

    Chakrata is an off-beat destination at 73 kms from Mussoorie for guests looking to be away from more

  • Nahan ( 321 Km )

    Nahan is a nature centric getaway and base town to visit Renuka Lake, a local pilgrim centre. more

  • Kosi ( 323 Km )

    Kosi is a local getaway ex-Delhi / NCR, 105 kms from Delhi on the Delhi - Mathura route at about more

  • Agra ( 333 Km )

    Agra is home to Taj Mahal, a mughal era monument that is considered one of the Seven Wonders of more

  • Ambala ( 339 Km )

    Ambala is a cantonment town at 50 kms before Chandigarh and major railhead for accessing more

  • Rohtak ( 340 Km )

    Rohtak Lies at 70 kms from New Delhi where getaway resorts are located which are popularly visited more

  • Rewari ( 348 Km )

    Rewari lies on the outskirts of Delhi / NCR area and is where getaway resorts are located where more

  • Barkot ( 353 Km )

    The junction point of Yamunotri and Har-Ki-Doon, Barkot is situated at an altitude of 5500+ ft more

  • Neemrana ( 376 Km )

    Neemrana is home to The heritage hotel “Neemrana Fort Palace” which is an imposing 4-tier fort and more

  • Patiala ( 390 Km )

    Patiala is known for its heritage buildings and monuments and visited for heritage hotel “Baradari more

  • Behror ( 391 Km )

    Behror lies in NH-08 and is home to mid-way motels and getaway resorts that cater to corporate more

  • Hansi ( 395 Km )

    Hansi is a small town in Hissar dist of Haryana. Sheikhpura Kothi, a heritage home is the main more

  • Kalka ( 401 Km )

    Kalka is a railhead at 40 kms from Chandigarh and starting point of the renowned Kalka - Shimla more

  • Ropar ( 419 Km )

    Ropar lies only 50 kms from Chandigarh. The major pilgrimage destinations in Ropar comprise Naina more

  • Kanpur ( 422 Km )

    Kanpur is the commercial capital of Uttar Pradesh. Kanpur today is home to textile leather, more

  • Siswan ( 438 Km )

    Siswan area near Siswan Dam (40 kms from Chandigarh) is excellent for bird watching and some more

  • Solan ( 440 Km )

    Solan is home to some getaways and a transit stay option on Kakla - Shimla highway. more

  • Patan ( 474 Km )

    Patan is a historical city at about 70 kms northeast of Jaipur,on the Kotputli Sikar road, off the more

  • Chambal ( 475 Km )

    The National Chambal Sanctuary consists of about 400 km of the Chambal River. Chambal is located more

  • Rampura ( 488 Km )

    Rampura lies off the Kanpur - Agra route and guests driving from Lucknow to Chambal Ravines (150 more

  • Chomu ( 491 Km )

    Chomu is a heritage getaway 30 kms from Jaipur and 270 kms from Delhi, visited for the destination more

  • Phagwara ( 491 Km )

    Phagwara lies mid-way between Jalandhar (22 kms) and Ludhiana (39 kms) on GT Road and is home to more

  • Ajabgarh ( 494 Km )

    Ajabgarh area is located at 85 kms from Jaipur and home to Aman Bagh, an internationally renowned more

  • Una ( 494 Km )

    Una lies on the Punjab - Himachal border at 120 kms from Chandigarh and is the access point to more

  • Samode ( 498 Km )

    Samode is home to celebrated Samode Palace which is a 500 year old palace and a a celebrated more

  • Jaipur ( 505 Km )

    Jaipur is capital of Rajasthan and one of the major tourist destinations of India and part of the more

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Getting There

Locality NameDescriptionSuitable ForHotels (Nos)
Dhela and aroundDhela, Baliparao, Sawldey, Aampokra are villages around Jhirna gate and first point of arrivals when arriving from Delhi. The resorts here offer a quiet countryside experience. Jhirna gate is open all around the year. Bijrani gate is 10-15 kms away from rHoliday/Getaway5
Dhikuli GarjiaA Kosi riverside area home to a number of hotels and resorts located one next to another and are in close proximity to Bijrani Sanctuary gate.Holiday/Getaway9
Inside the ParkMost hotels, resorts and Jungle lodges are located on the periphery of the park with only odd jungle lodge located inside. These lodges provide an experiential stay for ardent wildlife enthnusiasts.Experiential1
KaladhungiKaladhungi is situated mid-way (35-40 kms) between where most other Corbett resorts are located and Kathgodam. From here guests can explore Kaladhungi reserve forests and is considered excellent for bird watching.Getaway-
KumariaA quiet Kosi Riverside area closer to Durgadevi sanctuary. Area is good for bird watching and Angling.Getaway1
MarchulaA quiet Ramganga Riverside area 35 kms from Bijrani and 20 kms from Durgadevi Gates. Area is good for bird watching, walking and Angling.Getaway2
MohanA quiet Kosi Riverside area closer to Durgadevi sanctuary. Getaway5
SitabaniAn area next to Corbett reserve and where private vehicles are allowed all through the day. Area is good for bird watching and nature centric experience.Getaway2
PirumadaraArea between Ramnagar and Kashipur at about 13-15 kms from Park gateGetaway1
Kiari KhamKiari Kham - Ramnagar / Corbett Area is set on Nainital road on periphery of Corbett National park and is where a couple of getaway resorts are located. Kiari Kham area is set at 8 kms from Ramnagar Railway Station.Getaway4
RamnagarRamnagar is a railhead / Bus terminus and a base point to visit Corbett National Park area. Ramnagar area is closest to Bijrani gate and therefore convenient for wildlife travellers in transit.Transit/Business/Getaway-
KotabaghKotabagh lies at 40 kms from Ramnagar, renowned for its natural beauty and bird watchingGetaway/Experiential-
Landmark NameDescriptionLandmark Type
Aamdanda Gate - Bijrani Entrance - Corbett National ParkBijrani tourist zone in Corbett National Park is the first choice for tourists having the best Tiger sightings. Its entrance is at Aamdanda which is about 1 km away from Ramnagar. Park Entry
Dhangari Gate Dhikala Range Entrance - Corbett National ParkDhangarhi Gate is entrance to Dhikala Zone, the biggest of all zones in Corbett National Park. Dhangari zone is located at about 18 kms from Ramnagar / Bijrani Gate and lies between Bijrani and Durgadevi GatesPark Entry
Jhirna Gate Entrance - Corbett National ParkJhirna Tourist Zone in Corbett National Park is situated at 16 kms from Ramnagar and is open all through the year. The area is renowned for its wild Elephants sightings.Park Entry
Lohachaur Tourist Zone - Durgadevi Gate Entrance - Corbett National ParkDurgadevi Tourist Zone in Corbett National Park is located 28 kms from Bijrani Gate. The area is hilly and situated along the banks of Ramganga River and is good for lesser sighted birds such as Great Hornbills, Tree creeper, Niltavas etc.Park Entry
Pawalgarh Conservation Reserve - Corbett National Park AreaPawalgarh Conservation Reserve is a virgin forest near Corbett area (22 kms from Ramnagar) renowned for its bird watching. It offers excellent bird watching all year round with Winter being the prime months when migratory birds arrive.Park Entry
Ramnagar Railway StationRamnagar Railway Station is access point to Corbett National Park and it lies only 1 km from Bijrani Gate (Aamdanda)Railway Station
Sitabani Gate Entrance - Corbett National Park areaSitabani Tourist Zone is not formally under Corbett Tiger Reserve and therefore Sitabani is one area where there is no limitation on vehicle entry or walking in the park. It is renowned zone for bird watching. Park Entry
Nearest Airport in Corbett
  • Pantnagar Airport ( PGH ) , Pantnagar-85 Kms
Nearest Railway Stations in Corbett
  • Ramnagar ( RMR ), Ramnagar-15 Kms
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