HOW TO PLAN CORBETT NATIONAL PARK TOUR
Jim Corbett national park is one of the largest national parks in India, it’s famous for flora and fauna. Corbett national park is mesmerizing with its diverse wildlife and breath-taking landscapes.
It is always recommended to know and do proper study about the place before one decides to visit, to make the trip enjoyable, pleasurable and relaxing.
About Corbett National Park:
Situated about 1300 feet above the sea level, it has cold winters and bright and sunny days. The rainy season is from July to September is the time one should avoid going to the place. November to June is the most ideal time to visit these places. The wide variety of flora and fauna and the home of the endangered Bengal tiger have resulted in an increased inflow of tourists.
Best Options to Travel within the Park:
Jeep safari is the most convenient option for travel within the park. The jeep safari can finish the tour in one day. They are conveniently available from the several resorts located in Ramnagar. The park opens at 5:30 in the morning and shuts at 10:00. Again, the tourists can go inside the park at 2:00 in the afternoon and it closes at 6:00 in the evening. The morning is the best time when one can see the big cats moving around in their natural habitat. The elephant safari is an exciting experience; where you can take a trip through the unfamiliar territory never saw before and explore the grasslands full of wildlife sitting on the backdrop of the enormous animal.
The safaris could be booked in advance, but remember the delicate balance between wildlife, nature, and humans, there is a limitation on the number of jeeps permitted inside the park at one time. Also, the passes for the jeep safaris are available for half a day. In case of a full a day pass, extra costs will be incurred. The travellers can also enjoy evening safaris at the centre of the jungle and the bookings for the same will have to be made 48 hours prior to the safari. This is on the 1st come, first-served basis. Both the jeep and elephant safari, however, are on a 1st come first serve basis.
Clothing Tips for the Corbett Tour:
The clothing tips for the Corbett tour offered here is in the accord of the seasons of the Corbett National Park and the surrounding region. So, you must bring the clothes which are in the sync of the weather condition of the specific season in which you are planning to visit the Corbett Park. In contrary to the popular belief that hilly terrain is relatively less hot in the summer season, the area of the Corbett National Park, despite being a hilly region, is pretty hot in summer times. The temperature level crosses 45 degrees Celsius in the peak summer throughout May and June months while the minimum temperature drops down below the 2 degrees Celsius in winter, which makes the climate extremely cold during mid-December to mid-January. So, from the scorching heat to enjoyable and lovely weather to the severe cold, the climate of the Corbett Forest Reserve shifts dramatically all around the year. Here are some tips regarding what clothes to carry while visiting Corbett in different seasons.
Simply put, here’s what you need to wear according to when you go.
If you are going at some point in April or June– Light cotton shirts and light pants or shorts are advised. Khakis and Cargos go well. Bring a dark pair of sunglasses and don’t overlook your safari hats to complete the appearance (and for the functionality of it). A strong pair of sports shoes is an excellent choice for footwear.
If you are organizing your safari somewhere around November- February– You will certainly be requiring some heavy jackets, hand gloves and even mufflers for the morning and evening hours. While for the daytime just a light jacket or sweatshirt can keep you more comfortable.
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Name – Kunal S
I am a marketing professional at Book My Safari. I graduated from Mumbai University with a dual degree in Business Administration and Creative Writing.
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