An India trip to Uttarakhand, is a holiday full of adventure and excitement. At many places, Uttarakhand offers adventure sports for adventure seekers, like Rishikesh rafting, Rudraprayag trek, Gangotri trek and pilgrimage, while Nainital fun. In Nainital only, you have one of the most important tourist destinations of the country, Jim Corbett National Park.
Jim Corbett or Corbett National Park is the oldest and counted among the top 10 National Parks of India and the first one to be included in the Project Tiger Reserve. Named on the English hunter and wildlife conservationist Jim Corbett, the park was built sometime in 1921. With amazing wild animals, forest areas, natural habitat and natural beauties, the park is a wonderful place for people who have a thirst for wildlife and adventure.
This most popular place in the park is a protected forest area which also has a lot of rest houses. This is one of the best places to stay in the park. The proximity to the Patil Dun Valley adds to the charm of the place with splendid views. You might be able to steal a glance at the endangered Bengal Tigers from this place.
Popular as one of the best places for shooting in old times, this is also a dry land in the middle of the moist wetlands of the park. Shooting is now prohibited but during the British times, it was a major hunting ground. Here you can also see the splendid plantation grounds of the park.
Another rest house area near the park where you can explore the charm of the wilderness, and the dry lands. The place used to be a farming village in old times.
A museum in the park area, here you can read and know facts about the conservationist Jim Corbett and also see a lot of his belongings from the past.
This is a nice place in the southern area of the park, where you can see the dam, its beautiful location and many playful birds splashing and diving into the water. Many migratory water fowls join the gang of birds here in the winter season.
The park offers you many options for adventure. Exploring wildlife and having a lovely holiday in the quite, serene, isolated rest houses of the park m, together will make it very exciting. Here you can enjoy a safari ride, on either the sturdy jeeps or on the mighty elephants, both of them which will be exciting rides giving you nice views of the internal parts of the park.
The park also provides you camping facilities with various provisions for an exciting stay, like food, beds and hot water. The camping would give you a very adventurous experience on your stay. Explore the beautiful ravines, hills, marshy areas, and grasslands in the vicinity too.
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There is a spring in the Corbett National Park, where you can enjoy a nice time soaking. And the hills and lakes are also an essential part where you can watch splendid views. In the various guest houses areas like Dhikala and Gairal you will find a lot of canteens for good food as well, while drinking is prohibited in the park.
In the canteens itself you would find a lot of souvenirs and books, which you can buy for memories of the place. Try all these things and have a nice time in Corbett Park.
A very quite, earthy and serene place, Jim Corbett has its own ways of providing you the right level of adventure and thrill, through its perfect Eco tourism.