Jim Corbett National Park is the first wildlife park of India. The park is situated in the plains and hills of the Nainital district of Uttarakhand. Brimming with the nature's wealth the park is a must visit in India tourism. Simply visit the town in your next holiday and accommodation from best hotels in Corbett.
Jim Corbett National Park, a fantastic nature reserve and the popular tourist destination in the northern region of India, is one of the finest places to observe the tigers in India. Founded by the late Jim Corbett, who was a renowned British hunter and then, a wildlife conservator and photographer, the national park is named after him. However before recognized by the current name, it was called the Hailey National Park after governor Hailey. Jim Corbett had a major contribution in establishing the forest reserve and popularizing it. Additionally, it is also him who put the Kumaon region into the view of the world. The Kumaon region finds its references in one of his book titled, "The ManEaters of Kumaon".
Today, the park is one of the best exhibits of the nation's restless efforts in preserving its natural wealth and the wild. Situated in the foothills of the snow covered Himalayas, the park today expands to 1,318.54 sq. km sq kilometers of diverse land that consists of hills, rivulets, marshy depressions, meadows, grasslands, swamps, and a huge lake.
Jim Corbett National Park, being one of the major highlights in India tourism attracts domestic as well as international tourists in the counts of thousands. There exists excellent connectivity to reach the town. The nearest airport to the town is the Phoolbagh airport located at Pantnagar, which is 50 km from the Corbett town. Plus, the nearest railway station is the Ramnagar rail head. The railhead is well connected to Delhi and Lucknow. Besides, the railhead is about 60 km from Nainital, another popular tourist destination in northern India.However, it is the road routes that are considered to be the best ways to reach the town. It takes near about 6 hours from Delhi to reach the town. Also, there lies several interesting towns and villages, such as Gajraula, Kashipur, and Moradabad, on the way. Jim Corbett the oldest National Park India