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

Dhikala Zone - Entry Gate: Dhangadi Gate , 32 Km From Ramnagar

  • 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

Bijrani Zone, Entry Gate: Amdanda Gate, Distance From Ramnagar: 2 Km

  • 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

Jhirna Zone, Entry Gate: Dhela Gate, 15 Km From Ramnagar

  • 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

Dhela Zone, Entry Gate: Dhela Gate, 15 Km From Ramnagar

  • 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 – No FRH in this zone

Durga Devi Zone, Entry Gate: Durga Devi Gate, 28 Km From Ramnagar

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

Sitabani Forest Zone (Buffer Zone), Entry Gate: Near Teda Village (Private Vehicle Allowed for locals only), Approx 4 Km From Ramnagar

  • 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 nearby

Garjiya Zone, Entry Gate: Ringora Gate, 5 Km. from Ramnagar

  • Exit Gate – Garjiya Gate
  • Open Period for Safari Tour- Throughout the year (subject to weather condition)
  • Safari Offered – Morning and Evening
  • Maximum Number of Jeep Safari – Limited
  • Forest Rest House – Garjiya and Malani FRH

Phato Zone, Entry Gate: Phato Gate, 26 Km. from Ramnagar

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

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