Located at the foot of the Himalayas in the state of Uttarakhand, the Jim Corbett National Park offers genuinely fascinating wildlife. It was named after the British hunter and conservationist: “Jim Corbett” and covers approximately 521 square kilometres. Surrounded by green forests, rivers, beautiful scenery and wild animals. Among them are not only mighty tigers, but also wild Asian elephants, wild boars, chital, leopards, Yellow-throated marten, rhesus macaque, crocodiles and jackals. Indeed, this experience is also a motif for birdwatchers, as the National Park is a paradise for exotic birds, including green bee-eaters, great hornbill, Pallas’s fish eagle, Oriental Honey Buzzard, peacocks, Indian roller, Grey-capped emerald dove, budgerigars and New World oriole. This experience is merely a great way to explore the park.
Day 1 – Arrival in the Jim Corbett Nationalpark – from Delhi
Today begins the experience, and you will be driven from Delhi by private car and chauffeur to the Jim Corbett National Park at Ramnagar. You check in at the fabulous Taj – The Gateway. Experience the nature near this picturesque hotel, surrounded by lush green forests. The resort is one of the best places if you are looking for the wilderness bonus.
Day 2 – Elephant ride in the Park & Shared-Jeep Safari
In the morning, an elephant ride in the national park awaits you. The secrets of the jungle are slowly revealed when explored on an elephant. When you ride through the natural environment of the elephant, the surrounding animals are not disturbed so that you can get closer to nature than ever before. Afterwards, you can relax the rest of the day in the fascinating nature. In the evening there is a wonderfully shared jeep safari. You can see many animals throughout the day, including tigers, wild Asian elephants, wild boars, chital, leopards, yellow-throated marten, rhesus macaque, crocodiles and jackals.
Day 3 – Hike through the landscape & visit to the museum
This day is a little more focused on the life of the once famous hunter, who was a fierce tiger conservation champion. First, walk along the Jim Corbett Heritage trail in Chotti Haldwani, near Kaladhungi. This walk, organised by the local community, shows Corbett’s vision for the typical Kumaoni village, along with places that appear in his famous novels. Afterwards, visit the museum to learn more about his incredible life.
Day 4 – Birdwatching & Shared-Jeep Safari
After breakfast, take a special birdwatching tour. This vast national park is one of the best locations for bird watching in India, with over five hundred colourful species coming here. From year-round residents such as black-breasted redstart or Hooded Pitta, endangered species such as the Cinnamon Bittern, Great white pelican and even migratory species such as the majestic Peregrine falcon, you are probably here to see them all in the park. Other species of birds include green bee-eater, great Indian hornbill, Pallas’s fish eagle, Oriental Honey Buzzard, peacock, Indian roller, Common emerald dove, budgerigar and New World oriole. In the evening, a beautifully shared jeep safari awaits you.
Day 5 – End – Drive back to Delhi
This is a pleasant experience in the fabulous Jim Corbett National Park in Uttarakhand. The itinerary has been adapted by us so, that you can see as much as possible and be amazed. Of course, you can change the days that it fits among your plan. You can start this experience via. Delhi. If you are looking for a trip to connect with this experience, it’s worth taking a look at our Luxury India Tours or simply creating your own journey.