HOW TO REACH

JIM CORBETT NATIONAL PARK

Jim Corbett national park is well connected by road and train services from the major cities. One can reach here by train from New-Delhi and at the same time there is regular bus services from Jaipur, Agra, Dehradun, Rishikesh, Haridwar apart from – Delhi, Lucknow and other major cities.

 

The Corbett National Park, an oldest national park of India, is the prime wildlife destination for the wildlife loving as well as nature loving tourists from all over the world. The park is located in the Ramnagar, a city of Uttrakhand state of India, around 260 km from New Delhi. Being in the proximity of the National Capital City of India, the park is easily accessible through the Railway and Roadway routes. Here, you will find the detailed information on how to reach Corbett National Park-

GET TO CORBETT

BY ROAD

Road Distance To Jim Corbett National Park

 

New Delhi Ramnagar (Jim Corbett Park) via Moradabad 260 Km
Lucknow Jim COrbett Park via Bareilly, Moradabad 435 Km
Kanpur Jim Corbett National Park via Farrukhabad, Bareilly, Rampur 460 Km
Moradabad Jim Corbett National Park via Kashipur 95 Km
Kathgodam Jim Corbett National Park via Kaladhungi 55 Km
Nainital Jim Corbett National Park via Kaladhungi 60 Km
Almora Jim Corbett National Park via Nainital 134 Km
Kausani Ramnagar via Bhikyasan 155 Km
Ranikhet Ramnagar via Bhikyasan 100 Km

 

How to reach Jim corbett national park from Delhi by Road – Hapur by pass – Gajraula – Moradabad by-pass – From this point, where Moradabad by-pass terminates, take “U” turn to left towards Moradabad city, travel 2 km, then take right turn – Kashipur – Jim Corbett (Ramnagar) ( 270 KM )

 

How to reach corbett national park from Chandigarh / Ambala – 70 – Ponta Sahib – 49 – Dehradun – 46 – Rishikesh – 25 – Haridwar – 56 – Najibabad – 71 – Kashipur – 30 – Jim Corbett ( 347 KM )

 

How to reach Jim corbett national park from Lucknow- Bareilly – Moradabad – Kashipur – Ramnagar – JimCorbett ( 400 KM )

 

How to reach Jim corbett national park from Nainital – Kaladunghi – Ramnagar – Jim Corbett ( 70 KM )

 

How to reach Jim corbett national park from Ranikhet – Bhatronjkhan – Machod – Jim Corbett ( 100 KM )

BY TRAIN

Train to Travel Corbett National Park:

 

The last and nearest railway station for Jim Corbett National park is located 12 kms from Ramnagar, the last railhead for this part of the Kumaon Himalayan foothills. The most convenient rail connection (www.indianrail.gov.in) to jim corbett national park is:
Delhi – Ramnagar: 5013 Ranikhet Express DEP Old Delhi Railway Station 2245 hrs; ARR Ramnagar Railway Station 0500 hrs. Ramnagar – Delhi: 5014 Ranikhet Express DEP Ramnagar Railway Station 2115 hrs; ARR Old Delhi Railway Station 0500 hrs. The II AC compartment of this train is very comfortable.

Corbett National Park from Agra, your options are, How to reach Jim corbett national park from Agra : Mathura – Lal Kuan: 5311 Kumaon Express DEP Mathura Junction Railway Station 2315 hrs; ARR Lal Kuan Railway Station 0845 hrs. Lal Kuan – Mathura: 5312 Kumaon Express DEP Lal Kuan Railway Station 1900 hrs; ARR DEP Mathura Junction Railway Station 0425 hrs. Mathura is 58 kms from Agra. Lal Kuan is 75 kms from Camp. Both trains mentioned above operate on all days of the week. Station transfers from Ramnagar Railway Station or Lal Kuan Railway Station to Jim Corbett Park and vice versa can be arranged on request.

 

Ramnagar railhead is the nearest railway station to Jim Corbett Wildlife Sanctuary. This railway station is connected to major cities of India, the nearest being New Delhi railway station. Ranikhet Express is one of the trains that operate from New Delhi railway station to Kathgodam railway station. This train runs daily between the two places. Bus or taxi are easily available that will take you to Jim Corbett. Also, trains are available from Moradabad railway station.

Trains from Delhi to Corbett

 

Ranikhet Express – The train leaves Delhi at 2200 hrs and reaches Kathgodam in the morning. As the train reaches the station quite early it is advisable you ask the hotel for pick up facility. Alternatively, Ranikhet Express starts from Delhi to Kathgodam, comes back to Moradabad and via Kashipur reaches Ramnagar next day morning, i.e 2 days required. To save time getting down at Kathgodam is feasible and from there take a cab to National Park.
Corbett Link Express – Leaves Old Delhi at 2245 hrs and reaches Ramnagar at 0530 hrs
Kathgodam Express – leaves Old Delhi at 2245 hrs and reaches Kathgodam at 0715 hrs

By Road

BY AIR

Jim Corbett National Park doesn’t have an airport. If one wants to go by air, Phoolbagh in Pantnagar is the nearest airport. It is located 78 km away from Jim Corbett. Pantnagar airport is well connected with major cities in India, so one can easily reach there. Delhi which is 300 km away is the nearest international airport for the people travelling from abroad. Flights from Lucknow and New Delhi travel to Pantnagar twice a week, so one can arrange accordingly. One can easily find taxi from Pantnagar to Jim Corbett.

TIPS FOR TRAVELLERS

What to wear in Jim Corbett National Park -Clothing: The clothes you should carry with you to Jim Corbett Park are totally opposite depending on the season in which you are visiting it. The summers are blisteringly hot and don’t expect any let up while you are there. You should expect unrelenting heat day after day if you are there between the months of April and June. With temperatures soaring between 30 and 39 degrees centigrade most of the day, even the lightest of T-shirts feel like warm jackets. Take along your lightest clothes in the summers with the definite inclusion of a cap and dark glasses. In the winter months, specially November to beginning February, the weather is just the opposite.

Morning drives into the park are freezing cold and how many ever layers you wear sometimes feel insufficient. The days however are extremely pleasant and a light sweatshirt can more than suffice. Evenings and night once again get very chilly. Carrying along a pair of gloves and a muffler is advisable. For those who intend to take photographs in the wee hours of the morning without pressing all the wrong buttons on their cameras, take along a pair of gloves that are thin yet warm and provide for sufficient movement of the hands.

 

Follow the rules, for e.g.,

  • Do not walk around if you are not permitted to do so
  • Wear clothes in shades of brown and green as they are less disturbing to the environment
  • Avoid wearing perfumes and do not smoke in restricted areas.
  • Animals are extremely weary of the human voice. Don’t make noise, don’t play music and please don’t honk car horn.
  • Carry Personal medication and insect repellent.
  • Carry Binoculars, Cameras, film rolls and Flash-light along with books and other reading material.
  • Don’t leave behind any litter and plastic bags are big hazards for animals.
  • Comfortable walking shoes are appropriate than the fashionable ones.
  • For winter travel heavy woolens are a must especially for open jeep safaris. Cottons are apt for summer months, rain Gear is essential for the monsoons.
  • Find about the habits of the animal you want to see to avoid disappointment.
  • Wear clothes in shades of brown and green, as they are less disturbing to the environment
  • Avoid wearing perfumes and do not smoke in restricted areas.
  • Comfortable walking shoes are appropriate than the fashionable ones
  • For winter travel heavy woolens are a must especially for open jeep safaris. Cottons are apt for summer months

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