How to book Jim Corbett jeep Safari Tour Package

FAQs- Frequently Asked Questions for the Jim Corbett Park Tour

It is always advised to know and gather proper information about jim corbett safari zones, safari costs and timings before one decides to book jim corbett jeep safari from particular zone. Other important questions are -where to stay in jim corbett, things to do and places to visit in and around jim corbett park and most impotant is how to book different wildlife safaris in jim corbett park and best time to visit Corbett National Park. Here are some tips regarding Jim Corbett Visit by which you will be able to enjoy your Jim Corbett Safari Trip fullest with your family and friends.

-What is included in Jim Corbett tour packages and tariffs mentioned on jim corbett park website?
There are various tour packages mentioned on jim corbett park website, price depends upon Itinerary & tour you choose.

-How are the facilities?
Corbett National Park FRH (Forest Rest House) stay facilities are basic. Non- veg food, smoking and fire activities are not allowed.

-How much advance notice is require for booking stay and/or safari in jim corbett?
Roads leading to corbett park from Delhi are fairly good except for very small stretches where maintenance work may be going on.

-How are the Condition of the roads in and around jim corbett national park?
There are various tour packages mentioned on jim corbett park website, price depends upon Itinerary & tour you choose.

-What kind of vehicle is recommended for Wildlife safari in Jim Corbett Park?
Only 4x4 Petrol Jeeps registered with park are allowed with park guide during safari inside park zones.

-What kind of medical help available in lodges/retreats?
Mostly all Lodge, Camps, Resorts and Hotels are equipped with First-Aid kits and some resort also have doctor on call facility.

-What is recommended stay duration in forest lodges, hotel & Resorts in jim corbett park?
Primarily depends on your liking of wildlife, but min 3-4 nights stay is required to enjoy beauty in Corbett National Park.

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-What should I carry- International and Domestic Traveller list for Wildlife Safari Tour?
The list of things to carry upon once it is decided on tour package you choose and time to come corbett park, you are coming to Corbett park India. Some are as under: Footwear: Light walking shoes, light socks. Clothing: As per season carry casual, comfortable and adequate clothing for traveling. sunscreen lotions, and other cosmetics as per personal needs. Other equipment: Day pack, sunglasses, flashlight with spare bulbs and batteries, lip salve. Other Items: Insect repellent, diary, pocket knife, tie cord, sewing kit, plasters, binoculars, camera, film and personal medical kit. Extra camera film should be carried along with an X-ray-proof bag. Guide books: Collins Hand guide to Birds of Indian sub-Continent. Pictorial Guide to the Birds of the Indian sub-continent. BNHS (Bombay Natural History Society). A Field Guide to the Birds of South-East Asia. A Photographic Guide to Birds of India and Nepal. Birdwatcher's guide by Krys K.& Raj Singh.

-What are trains coming to jim corbett park?
Ramnagar is nearest railway station, trains in India are basic but provide comfortable sleeping berths. In case of advance notice and availability, we will book you in air-conditioned train. You can also take combination of train and Bus to reach Jim Corbett Park. There are direct trains from Delhi, Mumbai, Lucknow, Vanavia some cities in Gujrat, Lucknow and Agra and connecting trains to chandigarh, Kolkata and Amritsar.

-What medical precautions and preparation one should take before visiting national park?
Insurance is recommended. Vaccinations advised for Hepatitis A, Polio, Typhoid and Tetanus. A course of anti-malaria tablets is recommended. Do not touch stray dogs, cats, monkeys, etc. First aid kit: While medicines and aid is readily available, it is good to have an emergency kit of Band-Aids, antiseptic ointment, diarrhoea tablets, anti-allergy tablets, sterile syringes, sutures and needles.

-What about water?
Water at most places is from natural springs. Packaged bottled water is also available.

-Where is Corbett Tiger Reserve located?
Corbett National Park is situated in foothills of Sub- Himalayan belt in Nainital districts of Uttarakhand state in India, headquarter stationed at Ramnagar.

-How do I reach Corbett Tiger Reserve?
Corbett is accessible from Delhi, Moradabad, Nainital, Lucknow, Bareilly and Dehradun by road through regular bus and taxi services. Delhi, Lucknow and Bareilly are connected to major cities in the country by road and rail.

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-Which are tourism zones in Corbett Tiger Reserve?
Corbett Tiger Reserve has five tourism zones for five exclusive tourism zones namely Bijrani, Jhirna, Durgadevi, Dhikala, Dhela and Sitabani. The forest department has opened new tourism zone named Pakharo.

-What is best time to visit Corbett Tiger Reserve?
Corbett Tiger Reserve remains open from 15th November to 15 June for Jeep safari from Bijrani, Jhirna and Dhela and is extended till 30th June normally. Best time to visit Corbett is from October to June end.

-What is closed period at Corbett Tiger Reserve?
03 Gates of Park remain open thorough out year for Jeep Safari, even during July, August and September, when most National Park in India closed for tourism activities.

-How to book ticket for safari in Corbett Tiger Reserve?
Tickets and permits for jeep sagari safari can be booked 45-30 days in advance. Foreign Nationals can ask for booking 90 days in advance. Please note that passport details are mandatory for making reservation of foreign tourists. You can contact us for hassle free jeep safari permits.

-Is Mobile / Cell phones allowed during jeep safari?
Visitors are allowed to take their mobiles / cell phones on jeep safari inside park, however they may face network issues at most places, but do not play any kind of music or sound inside the park.

-Can I visit all the five zones with one entry permit?
Jeep safari permits is issued for a particular zone. The jeep safari is permitted only the zone is booked for. The other zones shall remain out of bound for visitors.

-Can I reschedule my permit for jeep safari?
Jeep safari permits tickets can only be canceled and cannot be rescheduled either online/ entry gates or director's office. Please note that that confirmatory amount paid is not refundable.

-How many jeeps are allowed in Corbett Tiger Reserve for day visit?
180 vehicles are permitted to enter park per day, including morning and afternoon drives. Bijrani Zone allowed 60 jeeps; Jhirna Zone allowed 60 jeeps while Dhela & Durgadevi zones allowed 30 jeeps each per day.

-How many jeep safaris can be done in Corbett Tiger Reserve in a day?
Visitors to Corbett National Park can do two safaris in a day, one in morning shift and other during afternoon shift.

-How many persons are allowed in one jeep safari?
Maximum eight persons, including govt guide and registered jeep driver allowed in a vehicle during safari in each Jeep.

-Where to stay in Corbett Tiger Reserve?
Accommodation facilities are available inside jim corbett national park. Tourists can stay at designated forest lodge namely Dhikala, Jhirna, Sultan, Gairal, Bijrani, Malani, Jhirna, Halduparao and Lohachaur forest rest house. Apart from these forest lodges several other luxury resorts are also available outskirts of Jim Corbett.

-How to book Elephants for safari rides on my tour to jim corbett park?
If you want to enjoy elephant safari amidst the jungle of Corbett, first of all you have to book Jeep safari. Please note that elephants are available at Bijrani and Dhikala zones. Visitors can get elephant for rides on the basis of first come - first serve basis. However elephant safari is suspended by court orders.

Other recommendations on corbett park visit:
One can convert foreign exchange upon arrival at the airport or in a bank in any of the major cities. Please insist on encashment certificate as this will be helpful in converting Indian currency back to foreign currency. As trade of all species is banned in India, purchase of items such as peacock feathers and any other animal products is forbidden. Similarly, please discourage snake charmers, Monkey and Bear shows. Use minimum non-bio-degradable material, such as plastics, cans, etc. Tips may be given collectively to ensure fair distribution.

What to Wear at Jim Corbett Park – Earthy colored clothes (Greens and Browns). Jim Corbett Park gets dry and hot during summer months. Cap with sunshade can be a option. Be warmly clad for early morning drives and elephant rides into the Corbett Park in the winter months.

Main animal attractions at Jim Corbett Park – The main animals found at Jim Corbett Park are Elephants, Tigers, Chital, Mugger, Crocodile, Migratory birds etc.

Must See at Jim Corbett Park – Tourists often wonders, what to see on their visits to Jim Corbett Park, they are - Crocodile Pool, Dhikala Machaan, Getheryo Library (Dhikala), Corbett Museum (Dhangadi gate), Corbett fall, Garjia Temple, Jim Corbett House.

Tour Extension from Jim Corbett Park to nearby Hill Stations– One can extend trip to Nainital (75 KM appx.), Ranikhet(95 KM. appx.), other than Kausani and Mukteswar from Jim Corbett Park.

Stay Options in Jim Corbett Park – Jim Corbett has plenty of accommodations available, there are Forest rest houses in Dhikala, Bijrani, Jhirna and Durgadevi Zones with other accommodations available like KMVN, GMVN, PWD, CPWD Guest Houses, Holidays homes, Tourist Rest Houses, Dormitories, International Youth Hostels for Boys and Girls running different packages and programs from Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Bengaluru time to time and budget hotels to luxury resorts with swimming pools spa and massage centre suiting needs for all travelers visiting Jim Corbett..

Safari Zones in Jim Corbett Park –Jim Corbett National Park has six ecotourism zones – Bijrani, Dhikala, Durga Devi, Jhirna, Dhela and Sonanadi ecotourism zones for safari and night safari.

Open and Closure timings at Jim Corbett Park – Corbett National Park is majorly divided in three zones for public wildlife sighting
Jhirna, Dhela and Sonanadi Safari Zone remain open round the year.
Bijrani Safari Zone remain open from October 1st till June 30th each Year.
Dhiklala & Durgadevi Safari Zone remain open from November 15th to June 15th each year.
Corbett Landscape- Sitabani Forests Safari Zone is depends Ramnagar depends forest official discretions.
It is advised to get your reservations in advane, as there is limited permits are issued for a day for entry on first apply and get basis.

Choosing the Best Season to visit Jim Corbett
Winter (October to March): Days are clear and pleasant, Nights get cold. Great time for bird-watching and Tiger sighting.
Summer (April to June): Hot days with pleasant nights. Ideal time for sighting animals, especially elephants and Tigers.
Monsoon (July to September): Humid days and nights. Great time for walks and trekking. Bcos of less crowd and rush probability of sighting animals. Good for observing flora.

Do's and Don'ts in the Corbett National Park: Walking or trekking inside the national park is strictly prohibited. Avoid perfumes and bright clothes, wear clothes of colour which merge with the natural surroundings. Carry a litter bag while entering the Tiger Reserve and bring back non-biodegradable litter. Do not make noises/talk loudly inside the forest. Do not smoke in the forest. Do not collect plants or pluck flowers. While taking photographs or shooting videos, do not disturb the wild animals. ( For eg. Use of flash guns) .Shouting, teasing or chasing animals or attempts to feed them are prohibited. Respect local traditions, customs and religions. In order to book your jeep or seat for canter safari in advance, you need to provide following details: Information about each visitor: Full name, Age, Sex (as printed on the ID proof provided by you)- Date of Booking safari & Safari timing (Morning/Afternoon). Only one safari vehicle in one name will be allowed to enter in park at a time. If same name permit is booked for more than one safari at a time only first vehicle will be allowed to enter. Read unbiased reviews about Jim Corbett Safari! Best price guaranteed for all safari zones in Jim Corbett Park.

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