10 Top Things to do in Jim Corbett Tiger Reserve

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If you are a wildlife enthusiast and are planning to have a vacation, you should come and visit one of the biggest wildlife reserves in India, Corbett National Park. A land where tigers rule, this popular national park and an integral part of Uttarakhand tourism, is full of activities that tourist of any age would relish. Right from birdwatching to river rafting to fishing, this place provides tourists with not just the safaris but way more than that. There are many things to do in Corbett that can ensure a refreshing and thrilling trip with your family and friends.

Some of the best things to do, when in Corbett are listed below:

1. Explore the Rich Wildlife by Taking an Enthralling Jungle Safari

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Whosoever comes here, has only one thing in mind, or we can say that people tend to give the priority to just one activity and that is, Jungle Safari. People not only from different states of India but also from different countries of the world are attracted to this place. Wildlife safari in Corbett has always been a prominent tourist attraction. The alluring verdure of this place is inexplicable. People reach to their limit of excitement when they get to know that after a tedious safari, they can take a nap in the park premises itself.

For those who are only desiring to see the tigers should head to the Dhikala Zone straight away, which is around 32 kms from Ramnagar. It is the best place to spot tigers easily. Apart from this, Bhijrani zone which is just 2kms. from Ramnagar is no less when it comes to spectacular scenic veiw. Another favourable zone for jungle safari in Corbett is Jhirna which is around 15 kms. from Ramnagar and is a good place to see different animal species. Dhela Zone that opened recently in 2014 in the park is 15 kms. from Ramnagar, and is perfect for the safari adventure as well.

2. Picnic Near the Picturesque Corbett Falls with Friends and Family

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When you are in the Corbett National Park, you should go and visit the Corbett Falls. It is not something that you would want to miss. It has a spectacular view, and is one the most beautiful sightseeing places where you can just relax yourself. This 66 feet fall with a lush green dense forest in the scrim is just 26 kms from Ramnagar and just 4 kms from the park. Mostly, this place is used as a picnic spot by tourists .

3. Ride the Rapids while River Rafting in Kosi

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It is always thrilling to ride on the storming currents of flowing water. Kosi River is flowing along side the Corbett National Park. There are facilities provided to people where in one can relish the adventures of water rafting, which by the way is seasonal. One gets to experience the grade II and III of the white water rafting here. This is one of the top tourist activities done around this park.

4. Witness the Lively Fair of Garjia Temple

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Garjia is a big temple which is situated on the top of a huge rock, and is indeed a place where you must visit. The temple has deities of Lord Shiva, Lord Ganesha and Bhairo Baba that are offered prayers by a lot of Hindu devotees. This is not it, if you are there at the right time,which is the occasion of Karthik Poornima observed in the month of November each year, you will be able to attend the fair as well. Garjia is located about 14 kms from Ramnagar on the Dhikala Road.

5. Give Yourself the Best Recreational Treat of Fishing

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The catchment area, where the water flow is almost stagnant. You can find yourself a leisure activity of catching fishes in the premises of Corbett National Park. Fishing camps are popular here and are more renowned for Mahseer fishing. You are not allowed to do fishing anywhere but just two spots on Upper Ramganga River, namely Bhikiasen and Pancheshwar, that too after the approval of the forest officials. This recreational activity add on to the incredible experience in the national park.

6. Make Your Kids Happy by Taking Them to Devbhoomi Outdooor Adventure Zone

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Devbhoomi Outdoor Adventure Zone situated at a close proximity from Corbett, is a place which will be an ultimate stop for you and your kids. There are adventure activites like ziplining, obstacle courses, climbing, archery and many more that can be enjoyed. They are just fabolous, and kids like them a lot.

7. Go For One of the Bird Watching Tours in Pangot

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If you are done with every other activity and are wanting to just relax watching the birds, you can visit Pangot, a birder’s paradise situated quite close to Uttarakhand popular tourism place, Nainital. It is about 74 kms from Ramnagar, and you will have a spectacular view and a memorable time there.

8. Plan a Night stay at Dhikala Forest House

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Doesn’t it feel nice to hear that you are going to have a stay inside the Dhikala forest house? It gives you another level of feeling to stay among the wild. You can hear the tiger’s roar, birds chirping, wind blowing in the quiet of the night. It is probably one of the best feelings one can relish in this popular national park in India.

9. Let Your Body Feel the Adrenaline Rush at Go wild adventure park

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A park which goes by the name, Go Wild Adventure Park is a show stopper. The place increases the rush of your adrenaline and give you the fun you have been wanting for a very long time. The activities here like net climbing, gaint swing, rope bridge will give you unlimited joy and may also let your heart skip a beat.

10. Relish Heart Racing Activities of Paragliding and Kayaking in Bhimtal

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When you are returing from the park, you should consider going to Bhimtal, which is some 70 kms away. The place has recently come up with adventure sports, and paragliding is a new addition here. Apart from paragliding, one can also enjoy kayaking on the gorgeous lake of Bhimtal as well.

We are sure, you cannot think of spending your vacations better than this. Being in Corbett National Park is worthy. It makes each penny spent worthwhile, and your friends & family trip wonderful. If you are seeking to make your trip to Corbett an unforgettable one, book your tour package with us. Tour My India offers the best travel packages at affordable prices, ensuring you have the time of your life. Call us at 9212777225 or email us at info@tourmyindia.com for any query.

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