SAFARI TARIFF

JEEP SAFARI PRICE

Price (Indian)

INR 7500/ – Jeep ( Maximum 6 Persons & 2 children (b/w – 5 to 12 years) are allowed in ONE Jeep)

Price (Foriegner)

INR 12000/ Jeep ( Maximum 6 Persons & 2 children (b/w – 5 to 12 years) are allowed in ONE Jeep )

Zones

Bijrani / Garjiya / Jhirna / Dhela / Durgadevi / Phato/ Sitabani

Timing

Morning 6:00 AM – 9.00 AM | Evening 1:30 PM – 5:00 PM (Safari Timing Varies as Season Changes)

Inclusions

Permission of CTR, Jeep, Driver, Permit and All Entries & Taxes.

* Guide Fee to be paid by the guest on the spot directly.
* Pick & drop is not included from hotels.

Canter safari price

Price (Indian)INR 2400 / Person ( ONE Canter has 16 Seats )
Price (Foriegner)INR 4800/ Person ( ONE Canter has 16 Seats )
ZonePeaceful Dhikala
TimingMorning 6:00 AM – 11.30 AM | Evening 12:00 PM – 5:30 PM

Jim Corbett Jungle Safari

Jim Corbett National Park is a national park located in the Nainital district of Uttarakhand, India. It is the oldest national park in India and was established in 1936 as Hailey National Park to protect the endangered Bengal tiger. It was later renamed in honor of Jim Corbett, a British hunter, conservationist, and author who played a key role in the establishment of the park. The park is known for its diverse flora and fauna, including tigers, elephants, leopards, deer, and over 600 species of birds. It is a popular destination for wildlife enthusiasts and nature lovers, and offers opportunities for jungle safaris, bird watching, and nature walks. It is also home to several resorts and lodges that offer comfortable accommodation and other amenities for visitors.

Safari (Tourism) Zones In Corbett National Park

Corbett National Park, a magnificent tiger reserve, is home to eight distinct ecotourism zones. These zones, namely Dhikala, Bijrani, Jhirna, Garjiya, Sitabani, Pakhro, Dhela, and Durga Devi, offer unique landscapes and abundant wildlife. The safari tours, conducted by the forest officials, occur in two shifts, ensuring a well-managed tourist experience across all zones. To maintain ecological balance, a limited number of safari jeeps are allowed in each zone. While the topography may vary, the opportunity to spot majestic tigers remains consistent throughout the park. Immerse yourself in the natural splendor of Corbett National Park, where each zone unfolds its own allure and reveals the wonders of the wilderness.

 

Here are the brief introductions about all the eight tourism zones for which safari tour is organized in the Corbett National Park-

  • Open Period for Safari Tour – 15th November to 15th June
  • Safari Offered -Day Canter Safari Only (No Jeep Safari)
  • Maximum Number Of Canter Safari Seats – 32 Seats in One Shift
  • Forest Rest House – 32 Dhikala FRH, Gairal FRH, Sarpduli FRH, Sultan FRH

    The Dhikala zone of Corbett National Park holds a prestigious status among all tourist zones. It is renowned for its captivating day safari and the opportunity to stay overnight in the Dhikala forest rest house. As the largest zone, Dhikala boasts diverse flora and fauna. Its picturesque landscape features vast grasslands, dense Sal tree forests, and meandering channels of the Ramganga River. The panoramic view of the valley against the backdrop of the Kanda Ridge is truly breathtaking. Tiger sightings are common here, making it a favorite choice for wildlife enthusiasts. The region is also home to wild elephants, Spotted Deer, Wild pigs, Hog Deer, and Barking Deer. Birdwatchers will be delighted by the wide variety of bird species. While no jeep safaris are available for day visitors, the Canter safari is an excellent alternative. This open bus safari accommodates 16 passengers per bus, and advance seat reservations are required. Visit the Entry gate of the Dhikala zone to embark on this memorable adventure.

  • Open Period for Safari Tour – 15th October to 30th June
  • Safari Offered –Day Jeep Safari
  • Maximum Number Of Jeep Safari – 30 Jeeps in One Shift
  • Forest Rest House – BIJRANI FRH, MAILANI FRH

    Bijrani zone is no less when it comes to the spectacular natural view or catching a glimpse of the king of the Corbett forest, the Royal Bengal tiger. This zone is the most popular zone after the Dhikala zone and the most visited zone by the day safari tourists. Enriched with an eye-catching landscape, this zone is known for its tranquil and serene ambiance inside the forest. A wide range of wildlife species in this region makes it a unique zone in the Corbett. With the large Grasslands, thick Sal forest, and various water streams, the topography of the Bijrani zone is also as attractive as the Dhikala zone. Along with the enchanting view, this zone also boasts of having a large number of tigers making it the best tiger sighting zone. The Jeep safari is available for day visitors in this zone. One can book the day safari online to get entry into the zone. Day visitors can also avail the facility of the elephant safari within the Bijrani zone, however, it is banned now, but it was available by paying the required fees on the spot on a first-come, first-serve basis. The day safari is organized in two shifts and only 30 safari jeeps are allowed to enter in one shift. One safari jeep can carry a maximum of 6 adults and 2 children excluding the driver and guide/naturist. A guide is mandatory with the jeep to get an entry.

     
  • Open Period for Safari Tour – Throughout the year (subject to weather condition)
  • Safari Offered –Day Jeep Safari
  • Maximum Number Of Jeep Safari – 30 Jeeps in One Shift
  • Forest Rest House – Jhirna FRH, Dhela FRH

    The Jhirna zone, situated on the southern edge of Corbett National Park, was later included in the tiger reserve in 1994, gaining immense popularity among wildlife enthusiasts. Open to day tourists year-round, it attracts a significant number of visitors. Tiger sightings are frequent, and the zone is home to a wide range of wildlife species. Besides the majestic tigers, the wild bears are a major attraction here. You can also spot wild elephants, sambar, and various deer species, along with a diverse bird population. The Jhirna zone offers two shifts for the day safari, accommodating 30 jeeps per shift. Online booking is available for jeep safaris, with a maximum of 6 adults and 2 children per jeep. Please note that a nature guide is mandatory for each jeep as per the regulations.

  • Open Period for Safari Tour – 15th November to 15th June
  • Safari Offered –Day Jeep Safari
  • Maximum Number Of Jeep Safari – 11 Jeeps in One Shift
  • Forest Rest House – Lohachaur FRH

    Nestled in the hilly landscape, the Durga Devi zone offers a captivating natural setting that delights nature enthusiasts. Located in the northeast periphery of Corbett forest, this zone boasts a rich diversity of flora and fauna. The Ramganga and Mandal rivers meander through, enhancing the beauty of the area. Besides the magnificent tigers, leopards, wild elephants, and otters, especially near Domunda Bridge, are the major attractions. The renowned Mahsheer fish thrives in the zone’s river streams. Birdwatchers will be delighted with the abundance of species, including Gray Headed Fishing Eagle, Maroon Oriole, Black-chinned Yuhina, and Long-Tailed Broadbill. The zone offers jeep safaris, and visitors can book a night’s stay at the Lohachaur Forest Guest House, ensuring a memorable experience amidst this birdwatchers’ paradise.

  • Exit Gate – Paulgarh Gate
  • Open Period for Safari Tour-All Round the Year
  • Safari Offered -Day Jeep Safari , Day Elephant Safari
  • Maximum Number Of Jeep Safari – Limited
  • Forest Rest House – Few Hotels and Resorts run privately

    The Sitabani forest zone is the reserve forest zone located outside the Corbett Tiger reserve area. The zone is treated as the Buffer area of the tiger reserve and is open for everyone visiting here. The landscape of this zone has a rich natural view which consists of dense forest and river streams along with many old temples. You will find plenty of herbivore animals like elephants, deer, sambars, Nilgai, and others roaming freely here. Though it is a buffer zone and tigers or leopards sighting are almost negligible here, sometimes these dangerous predators are spotted here in search of their prey. There are around 600 bird species found in this zone among which most of these are the migratory birds. The zone is a delight for bird watchers. Sprawled in a large area that even incorporates many villages in it, one must visit this zone to savour the magical ambiance of the enchanting nature. This zone is a less visited delight of nature as tourists generally prefer to visit the tiger reserve area and give this zone a miss. There is an old temple named Sitabani Temple is located in the forest and is protected and maintained by the Archeological Survey of India (ASI). Along with this, there is also a very old temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. These temples are visited by a large number of devotees. It would be a memorable experience to explore this forest and a night safari in the Sitabani forest will be a thrilling experience you will get an adrenaline rush with the quiet and eerie ambiance of the forest and in the anticipation of encountering any wild animal. Visitors are allowed to explore this zone by the Jeep safari, elephant safari, or by walking. Private vehicles are also allowed in this zone. You have to pay the entry fee on the spot at the entry gate in Teda Village to enter the forest reserve area and after exploring the forest you have to exit from the Paulgarh gate, almost 60 km away from the entry gate.

  • Exit Gate – Ringora Gate
  • Open Period for Safari Tour- 15th November to 30th June
  • Safari Offered – Morning and Evening
  • Maximum Number of Jeep Safari – Limited
  • Forest Rest House – Garjiya and Malani FRH

    Tourists visiting Corbett National Park need not worry about unavailable safari seats or fully booked slots. In response to the growing influx of tourists, the new Garjia safari zone, also known as the Ringora Zone, has been introduced in November. This addition expands the safari options available, complementing the existing Bijrani, Jhirna, Dhela, Durgadevi, Sitabani, and Pakhro zones. With limited seats in other zones, the Corbett administration has opened up the popular Girija tourism zone, ensuring more opportunities for wildlife enthusiasts. Garjia, a picturesque area within Jim Corbett National Park, offers a diverse range of flora and fauna. It rivals the Dhikala zone in terms of tourist preference for safaris. With its captivating landscape, tranquil ambiance, and dense forests, Garjia is a haven of natural beauty. This region is renowned for its high tiger population, making it a must-visit destination within Corbett Park.

  • Exit Gate – Phato Gate
  • Open Period for Safari Tour- 15th November to 30th June
  • Safari Offered – Morning and Evening
  • Maximum Number of Jeep Safari – 50 Jeeps in two shifts
  • Forest Rest House – Treehouse stay available

    Immerse yourself in the wonders of nature and escape the chaos of urban life as you embark on a journey to extraordinary destinations. With travel becoming more accessible, you can now experience enchanting adventures without breaking the bank. Corbett National Park boasts remarkable zones, including the mesmerizing Phato Zone, where wildlife and nature converge to create a magical atmosphere. Tigers reign supreme in Corbett, and the Phato Zone is no exception. Its unparalleled beauty evokes a sense of joy and wonder, offering a delightful experience for every tourist. Explore the Phato Zone through thrilling jeep safaris, entering via the Phato entry gate in Mohan Nagar Maldhan, just 26 km from Ramnagar. With 50 safaris conducted each morning and evening, lasting for 3 hours, you’ll have ample opportunities to witness the abundant wildlife, making tiger sightings a common occurrence. Get ready to be captivated by the splendor of the Phato Zone and create unforgettable memories in the lap of nature.

     

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