A perfect travel plan to take you away from city’s hustle bustle into nature’s lap, where the beauty of jungle will truly mesmerize you. Along with exploring diverse flora and fauna of the forest, you will also get an opportunity to experience a jungle safari and appreciate the course of nature. We have planned this trip for you, keeping the right balance of admiring the flora and fauna which is an important part our ecosystem; leaving a lasting impression on you!
Duration: 2 Nights / 3 Days
Activities: 2 Jeep Safaris and 1 Elephant Safaris
Tour starts from: Delhi and Ends at: Delhi
Destinations covered: Corbett National Park (covering zones: Bijrani / Jhirna / Dhela / Sitavani)
Grade: Easy, This is a wildlife trip based on mammal and bird watching in open top jeeps.
Season: Round the year. From July to mid-October, only 3 tourist zones remains open among 6 zones.
Elevation: 400-1200 metres
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Focus Mammals: Tiger, Elephant (March-June)
Focus Birds: Vulture (Red-headed, long-billed), Eagles (Crested serpent, changeable-hawk), Red jungle fowl), Red-necked falcon, Owl (spot-bellied eagle owl, brown fish owl), Hornbill (Great, oriental-pied), Minivets. Kingfisher (stork-billed, pied), bee-eaters (green, blue-tailed, chestnut headed), Woodpeckers (lesser yellownape, black-rumped flameback, white-naped), Black-hooded Orioles, Drongos, Thrushes, Chats
Other Attractions: Sal Forest, Landscapes
Day 1 – Arrive at Corbett; evening safari.
Welcome! Your journey starts from Delhi, once you arrive at Corbett National Park; check-in at the resort. Post lunch and rest, in the evening, you will go for a safari ride.
Corbett National Park or commonly known as the Jim Corbett National Park, is one of the oldest park of Northern India and is home to the endangered Bengal tiger. Lying between the Himalayas and the Terai, it has wide variety of landscapes to mesmerize you with. Corbett Park has always been paradise to all the nature lovers, and also to other tourist because it gives them the best opportunity to witness, some exceptional wildlife.
From Delhi, Corbett is approximately 250 kms which is almost 5 hrs drive.
After returning from the evening safari, you will retire for the day. You may also choose to spend leisure time with in-house activities in the resort.
You have an overnight stay in the resort. (Meals included – Lunch and Dinner)
Day 2 – Elephant safari in Sitavani.
In the morning, you may relax in the resort either enjoying by yourself or you can opt for any in-house activities from the list as per your choice. In the afternoon you will have your lunch and later in the evening you will head for Elephant safari in Sitavani Zone.
The national park is basically bisected by the Ramganga river, and also by the Kosi river. The best site to really see is at the reservoir section – Kalagarh Dam, which is created by the Ramganga river. Many species of the migratory bird such as bareheaded geese and sandpipers come here during the months of winters. Corbett has zone such as – Bijrani, Dhikala, Jhirna, Dhela, Sitavani and also Durgadevi.
Bhijrani zone’s entry is just 1 km away from Ramnagar, and is quite popular among the day tourist in this zone. Completely covered with deep forest, grassland and amazing wildlife, this zone is just beautiful.
Dhikala zone is centrally located in the park and it is a rest house for all the guest. In Dhikala, one can see many wild animals and birds, giving ample chances to take photographs. One can take canter safari.
Jhirna zone is situated in the south side of the park and considered to be blessed with beautiful wildlife. Here one can see Neelgai, Cheetal and Sambhar Deer; if you are lucky, you may also get to see a tiger!
Dhela zone and Sitavani zone attracts decent number of tourist. For a wildlife tourist, these zones mentioned are divine place to click some beautiful pictures.
Durgadevi zone is exceptionally used for Elephant safaris, during which one has direct access to Ramganga river and offers you abundant chances to photograph nature.
After returning from the safari, you will retire for the day and post dinner, have a good night’s rest.
(Meals included – Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
Day 3 – Morning safari and depart from Corbett.
The last day of the adventurous trip, begins with a morning safari. After the safari you will come back to the resort have your breakfast and checking-out at 1100 hrs; heading back to Delhi.
Corbett offers you lots to see and explore. There are almost more than 600 species of trees, herbs and grasslands. The higher you go, different species of animals are found such as Himalayan black bear and Serow; these kinds are not found in the lower ground of the forest. Lots of variant migratory birds are also found, enabling you to capture them through your camera, in their natural movements
(Meals included – Breakfast)
We believe, you had an exciting and memorable journey with us. We are sure, you have had taken some beautiful captures in your camera to share with your loved ones.
– The activities mentioned above in the itinerary, will be conducted during the trip and are subject to changes as per the unforeseen natural reason.
– Above itinerary is subject to change at the time of operation due to any unforeseen reason, keeping the best interest of a traveler, however, all the services possible that time will be provided according to the situation. Forest Department can cancel / change safari booking at any point of time.
– Safari timings and duration will differ according to different seasons and destination.
– Above itinerary is focused on mammals; if you wish to focus more on the birds, please notify in advance. Specialist in particular can accompany during the safari.
– A list of suggested items to pack is included in the pre-departure guidebook that will be mailed to you after the time of booking confirmation.
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|Corbett Aroma Park
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|Six People Group||INR 7,300/-||INR 7,500/-||INR 8,800/-|
|Four People Group||INR 7600/-||INR 7,800/-||INR 9,000/-|
|Two People||INR 11,300/-||INR 11,700/-||INR 13,300/-|
|Cost (per person)||Tusker Trail
|Six People Group||INR 11,100/-||INR 10,500/-|
|Four People Group||INR 11,400/-||INR 10,800/-|
|Two People||INR 15,700/-||INR 15,000/-|
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