Informaton about Jim Corbett National Park
: All visitors to Corbett National
Park have to obtain permits from the park
administration centre at Ramnagar. The closest
of the various gates into the Corbett national
park, 1-m from central Ramnagar, is on the
road to Bijrani camp, 11-km away, a base
for day trips. Dhangarhi Gate, 18-kms along
the highway north to Ranikhet, provides
access to the northern and north western
portion of the Jim Corbett Park along the
Ramnagar River valley, and to the main camp
Entry Inside The Corbett National Park
Visitors are advised to reach the
gate half an hour in advance to complete
the formalities for entry into the park.
Area 520.8 sq km.
Altitude Between 400 mt and 1,100 mt
Max 40 deg. cel. and Min 19 deg. cel. (summer)
Max 25 deg. cel. and Min 4 deg. cel. (winter)
Main Entry Dhangari Main Tourist Center
Season Nov 15 to Jun 15
The park is located between 29°25' to 29°39'N
latitude and 78°44' to 79°07'E longitude.
The average altitude of the region ranges
between 360 m (1,181 ft) and 1,040 m (3,412
It has numerous ravines, ridges, minor streams
and small plateaus with varying aspects
and degrees of slopes
Local Transport Coaches and jeeps can be
hired from the national park office at Ramnagar.
Elephants are available for wildlife viewing
at Dhikala, Khinanauli and Bijrani. Elephant
rides are conducted every morning and evening.
The Facilities for Visitors:
food arrangement is there in the canteens
located at Dhikala, Gairal and Bijrani.
Even the cooking utensils and crockery available
to the visitors for facilitating self-cooking.
One should keep in mind that the consumption
of non-vegetarian food and alcohol is strictly
prohibited inside the national park.
Well-trained Nature Guides are available
at the park to guide the tourists about
the different routes and the wildlife at
the national park. It is also compulsory
to take a Nature Guide with each vehicle.
The Corbett Tiger Reserve also has a Visitor
Centre and Museum at Dhangarhi Gate. It
displays the exhibits and models relating
to the history and biodiversity of Corbett.
Elephant rides can be enjoyed at Dhikala,
Khinanauli, Bijrani, Gairal and Jhirna during
mornings and evening enabling the tourists
to view the jungle, its wildlife, and landscape.
There are watchtowers at Dhikala, Phulai
and Jhirna and several machans near Dhikala,
Bijrani and Kothirau, excellent for viewing
the wildlife. In the evening, the lodgers
at Dhikala and Bijrani can also enjoy the
wildlife films. Dhikala also has a well-stocked
library with a fine collection of wildlife
and general books.
JIM CORBETT NATIONAL
Fauna presents in the Corbett
135 Tigers about 100 Leopards about 800
Elephants Sambar dear Chital dear Langur
Macaque 10 To 30 Sloth Bears Otter Python
Cobra Gavial Crocodile Monitor lizard +
of 280 species of birds.
The tourists have to reach the gate half
an hour in advance to complete the formalities
for the entry into the park. Kindly gather
all the necessary information for visiting
the national park. Obtaining the gate pass
and permit from the park administration
centre at Ramnagar is mandatory for all
the visitors in Corbett National Park. There
are various gates to enter the Corbett National
Park. The closest of the various gates into
the Corbett national park is on the road
to Bijrani camp. Dhangarhi Gate is 18-kms
along the highway in the north of Ranikhet,
which provides access to the northern and
northwestern portion of the Jim Corbett