Corbett National Park

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Tucked away in the foothills of the Himalayas, the Jim Corbett National Park is rich in not only wildlife, but also history. The oldest national park in the country and the first member of the wonderful Project Tiger initiative, Corbett provides safe haven to the royal Bengal tiger as well as leopards, golden jackals and many more creatures of the wild.

A6C3FB Tiger Panthera tigris Swimming in hot weather Endangered Corbett National Park India Asia extinct in much of its range

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Take Home Memories
You will find lovely knick-knacks and souvenirs crafted in the traditional Uttarakhand style, as well as books about this historic national park, and classics written by Jim Corbett like Man-Eaters of Kumaon, at the many gift stores around the gates of the national park.
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Birdwatching
This sprawling national park is one of the best locations for bird-watching in India, with over five hundred colourful species coming to roost here. From year-round residents like the white-tailed rubythroat and hooded pitta to endangered species like the cinnamon bittern, great white pelicans and even migratory species like the majestic peregrine falcon, you are likely to spot them all here.
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Jim Corbett Museum
Open :7:00 AM-6:00 PM
A stop at the Jim Corbett Museum in Kaladhungi is essential to understand the man that this national park is named after. Housed in Jim Corbett’s winter bungalow, this museum catalogues the life and times of the famed tiger hunter-turned-conservationist.
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Treat Yourself To Something Sweet
Uttarakhand is a treasure-trove of artisanal produce like preserves and honey, and these make for great take-homes. State-run stores or village collectives are the best places to pick these treats up, as the quality is guaranteed.
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Take To The Trails
Go on a trek through designated areas with a licenced guide to absorb the atmosphere of the wild. As you walk through the forest at the edges of the park, you uncover surprises you might not notice on safari. Walking along banks of the River Kosi here is always rewarding, with otters sometimes making an appearance.
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Jeep Safari
With a mix of dense forest cover, rolling grasslands, deep ravines, rivers and lakes, the The Jim Corbett National Park is home to a wide variety of animals and birds, all of which are a delight to sight. While most flock to this park hoping to spot tigers, you might also come across elusive leopards or Himalayan black bears, among other creatures.
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Find A Unique Weave
This region is known for its lush pashmina and rabbit wool, and it is no surprise that the cottage industries here weave beautiful creations. From brightly-coloured shawls and stoles to unique toys and knick-knacks, you’ll find a wide variety of products in the stores of this region.
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Explore The Forests
The forest’s secrets are slowly revealed when you explore it from atop an elephant. As your ride wanders through his natural environment, the surrounding creatures aren’t disturbed, allowing you to get closer to nature than ever before.
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Follow In Jim Corbett's Footsteps
Go on the Jim Corbett Heritage Trail, organised by the local community, to gain an insight on the tremendous impact Jim Corbett has had on this region. As you pass through lush fields and lively villages, you will see the effort Corbett put in to creating the ideal Kumaoni village. The tour also takes you to places made famous by his novels.
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