Jim Corbett National Park is an exquisite attraction of India where tourists in large numbers from all across the world come to witness the hidden treasure of nature. This is a remarkable place where you can spot endangered animals, attractive fauna and flora, pleasant weather, great peace, and much more. But, before you decide to jump in the fun of experiencing the beauty of Jim Corbett National Park, you should get details of few mandatory things to get the most out of your wonderful visit to this exotic place.
Spanned over beautiful areas of Pauri Garhwal, Almora and Nainital of Uttarakhand state in India, Jim Corbett National Park is a large and appealing site and is amongst the oldest parks in India. This park is mainly recognized for Project Tiger which is a project on India's endangered Bengal tiger. So, it is not just a park, but a big and renowned tiger reserve as well which covers an area of 1318.54 sq.km in which 520 sq. km is the main area and the remaining part is the buffer area. The park is named after Col. Jim Corbett since 1956.
The Best Time To Visit Corbett ParkSo, the visit to Jim Corbett National Park is truly memorable and unforgettable. It remains open from the mid of November to the mid of June months. However, there is a Jhirna zone in the park that remains open for the whole year long. The famous Birjani zone of this park welcomes the visitors from mid of October to mid of June months and the Dhikala zone allows visitors to visit inside from November 15 to mid of June. During the monsoon period, the road of Dhikala and Birjani zones get completely washed away. Moreover, after the sunset, the gates of the park get closed and no drive out is allowed at that time.
Winter Season - Within October to February:- In the winter season or a period of October to February, you will find this park a true abode of beautiful and unseen birds. So, for birding, this is the most captivating period as at this time, you will meet an unseen variety of birds there. Besides birds, you can sight majestic Bengal tiger roaming around the park in the winter season. So, there are high chances to have a natural sight of the endangered tiger then. Mostly at night, the temperature of this park goes down to 5 degrees Celsius. However, the day time is quite balmy and pleasant. In the day time, animals come out for lazing around in sun; so you can spot them easily there.
Monsoon - During July to September Months:- corbettThough the monsoon season is not that appealing time for visitors to come over Jim Corbett National Park, yet we suggest you visit during this time if you do not prefer visiting this site in-crowd. In this season, mostly the crowd gets declined. So, we must say that it is an ideal season to have an amazing trekking experience. At that time, the overall weather has an appealing aura as the temperature drops. It is said that in the rainy season, the animals enjoy their mating time. So, tourists can get experience at this moment as well. Though we should not forget to mention that visiting this season accompanies a great risk of landslides and soil erosion. Hence, it can be a little risky also. But the beauty will be at its peak with exotic greenery and amazing vegetation around.
Summer Season - During March to June Months:- The time from March to mid of June is called the summer season in India. During the summer season, the temperature remains quite high. In the day time, the weather becomes too hot and scorching that may go up to 40-degree c. So, at this time, the animals and other inhabitants of the park suffer from the extreme heat of the sun.
This season is called to be the best visiting season as it allows visitors to get the most of the animals inhabiting the park. Come during this season here and enjoy river rafting and have an unforgettable meet with endangered animals and bird species closely.