Corbett National Park was India’s first national park and remains one of its finest. It is named after the legendary hunter Jim Corbett who lived in this area for many years and wrote the book `The Man Eaters of Kumaon’.
Extending over a tract of 520 sq. km., the sanctuary is endowed with breathtaking natural beauty and an abundance of wildlife including tigers and elephants. The birdlife is especially impressive with over 500 species.
What to see
Air: The closest airport is at Delhi.
Rail: Nearest town Ramnagar 51 Km away is also the nearest railhead. Kathgodam is another convenient railhead which connects to Agra.
Road: Corbett is well connected by motorable roads to Delhi 297 km, Nainital, Ramnagar, Ranikhet, Rishikesh.
Area: 1318 sq Km Temperature varies from 47’C in Summers to 2’C in Winters. Rainfall: 1,50 cm. Altitude: 400-1210 mts Area code: 05945