Corbett National Park in India is the most popular of all the national parks of India. The Corbett National park is an adventurous and interesting place of refuge when you get tired of the hustle and bustle of a city vacation. Like all the national parks, Corbett National park too is protected by law and is maintained by enthusiasts and experts serious about conserving India’s wildlife. Each and every tourist (be it Indian or Foreigner) is advised to adhere to the strict rules and regulation set by Corbett National Park governing authority. All these regulations ensure that the Corbett National Park remain unimpaired for future generation.
India is an ideal place for those who want to explore diverse cultures, diverse landscapes and a diverse wildlife. Though India has a spectacular range of wildlife sanctuaries and National parks, however, Corbett National Park stand ahead of them all. Probably because its the oldest National Park in India.
The park is named after a Hunter and conservationist Jim Corbett who played a key role in its establishment. It was established in the year 1921 as Hailey National Park in Uttrakhand’s Nainital District. The park is home to many endangered species that include Bengal Tiger. It is an eco-tourism destination in India that contains 488 different species of plants and a diverse variety of fauna.
Corbett national park is spread over a total of 1318.54 sq. km. that include 520 sq. km. of core area and 797.72 sq. km. of buffer area. The core area of the Corbett tiger reserve forms the Corbett National Park while the buffer contains reserve forests (496.54 sq.km.) as well as the Sonanadi Wildlife Sanctuary (301.18 sq.km.).
The Jim Corbett National Park is a perfect place for adventure seekers and wildlife lovers. It is a place where you can spend some quality time in tranquility and in abundance of nature that consists of rich flora and fauna.
For a better control and supervision, the Corbett national park is been divided into five zones that have five different entry gates. These zones are Dhikala, Jhirna, Bijrani, Sonanadi and Domunnda and their entry gates are Dhanngari, Khara Kalagarh, Amadanda, Vatanvasa and Durgadevi respectively. Each zone at Corbett National park has a set of rest houses meant for tourist to spend time in bewilderness of nature.