Duration : 2 Nights / 3 Days
Destinations Covered : Delhi – Jim-Corbett – Delhi
Depart late evening by coach to Corbett.
Corbett National Park : It is India’s oldest and one of her best parks covering 1318 sq. kms situated in the Himalayan foothills with open grasslands & river Ramganga flowing through its entire length. It is named after the famous hunter-naturalist Corbett who, between 1907 & 1939 tracked down and killed man-eaters which had claimed an aggregate of 1300 human lives. It is India’s first & biggest Tiger reserve sponsored by ‘World Wildlife Fund’ supporting 50 mammals, 580 bird & 25 reptile species.
Overnight at hotel.
Arrive Corbett & check into hotel. Breakfast. Morning at leisure for own activities and to enjoy the facilities of the resort. Lunch. Afternoon, Jeep safari into the park for wildlife viewing and to spot Tigers.
Corbett has the highest density of Tiger in the country — approximately one every 10 sq km and it was here that the prestigious “Project Tiger” was launched in 1973. Four species of deer — hog deer, sambar, chital and barking deer and other prey like the wild boar, are fodder for the tiger.
Besides the tiger, Corbett is a haven for 50 mammals, 580 kinds of birds and 25 reptile species. The park has elephants, the Himalayan black bear in the higher elevations, sloth bear, varieties of lesser cats, dhole the wild dog and an entire spectrum of colourful birds including water birds, pheasants, jungle fowl and the Indian hornbill.
Basking along the banks of the Ramganga are the slender snouted Gharial and the mugger or marsh crocodile. The river is rich in the magnificent mahaseer– a fine sporting fish prized by anglers, though angling is not permitted inside the national park. Other varieties fish found here are the goonch and the brown trout. Rest of the day at leisure for own activities and to enjoy the facilities of the resort. Overnight at hotel.
Early morning Jeep safari into the park for wildlife viewing.
Breakfast at the Resort. Rest of the morning at leisure. After lunch, check out & depart Corbett by coach for Delhi.