Wednesday, 27 February 2013

Do's and Don'ts in Corbett National Park

Jim Corbett National Park is named after a famous man-eater hunter Col. Jim Corbett. Corbett National Park was earlier named as Hailey National Park. It is situated in Nainital District of Uttarakhand. The park has been established in order to protect the endangered species of flora and fauna, especially the Bengal tiger.

Corbett National Park consists of geographical and ecological characteristics, and has been declared as an ecotourism destination. The park has 488 different species of plant and varied fauna. There has been increase in tourist inflow of which many of them doesn’t adhere to the rules of the National park.

The Park is a heavenly abode for adventure seekers and wildlife lovers. It is India's first national park that comprises of around 520.8 Sq. km. Corbett National Park consists of around 110 tree species, 50 species of mammals, 580 species of birds and 25 species of reptiles. Wildlife Sanctuary was the first ever to come under this project to preserve Tigers.

Now some Do's and Don'ts that tourists need to take care of one's get into the Park:

  • Need authorized permission to enter into the Park.
  •  You might be a great tourist and wildlife lover, but you should accompany a Nature Guide from Corbett Park for your wildlife safari and to visit the scenic landscapes inside the park.
  • Drive slowly. In the Park, elephant safari and Jeep Safaris are available to take tourists deep into the forest. Please avoid any kind of disturbance to the wildlife.
  • Keep driving on the known and guided roads and trails. Off-track driving may hamper the activities of animals and the growth of flora species..
  • Visiting wildlife is beautiful enough if it is untouched. Hence it is advisable to keep safe distance from wildlife and keep them undisturbed.
  • Do not make loud noise; as it will lessen up your chances of watching wildlife in the forest. Less noise mean more chance and undisturbed surrounding.
  • Do not wear bright cloths that will grab the attention of animals, so better avoid the bright colour clothes.
  • Guns and pistols are strictly prohibited to carry inside the park. Do not carry life risking weapons.
  • Campfires and smokes should be at a very low level in the forest or should be avoided.
  • Don't go off track at a point where it is not allowed.
  • Maintain cleanliness while being in the park, and throw all kinds of garbage in the bag provided.
  • Consumption of non-vegetarian food and alcohol are strictly prohibited inside the national park.

While being with the wildlife creatures in the Park, tourists need to maintain the lifestyle that correlates wildlife and human life. Following all these information would help visitors to watch and grab more and more wildlife species and would also leave wildlife undisturbed.

Happy Journey to Corbett National Park!

Thursday, 21 February 2013

Wildlife Attraction - Corbett National Park

India's first Tiger preserve project was started in Jim Corbett National Park, which is situated in Nainital, Uttarakhand. Jim Corbett National Park was named after a famous man-eater hunter Jim Corbett. Project Tiger was launched to protect the species of Bengal Tigers basically. Corbett National Park is being considered as a home of variety of flora and fauna.

Corbett National Park is famous for wild population of Tigers, Elephants and Leopards. In the Park, there are around 110 tree species, 25 species of reptiles, 580 species of birds and 50 species of mammals are reserved.

Major Wildlife Attraction of Jim Corbett National Park:

Jim Corbett National Park is considered as heaven for tigers and other wild animals. It includes around four kinds of deer and wild Boar. Big Cats that are being reserved in the park are Leopard Cat, Jungle Cat and Fishing Cat apart from Bengal Tiger. Leopards & Himalayan Black Bear are mostly seen in the hilly region of the park while lower regions is for Sloth Bear. The Dole or Wild Dog, Jackal, Himalayan Palm Civet can be found in the Park. Elephants and Tigers are the main attractions of Jim Corbett National Park.

Ramganga River Shore- Another Part of Attraction

In Jim Corbett National Park, fishing & angling are allowed at Ramganga river sideshore but with the prior permission from forest officials. Mahaseer is a kind of fish, which immediately grabs the bait. This is being named as game fish due to fun while fishing. The long-snouted, fish-eating gharial crocodile and the 'mugger' crocodile can be seen along the Ramganga River shores.

Flora in Jim Corbett National Park:

Flora that can be commonly found at the Corbett National Park are rohini, karipak, ber, dhak, simal, grewia, bael, kurha, jhingan, marorphali, khair, bakli, tendu, pula, sain etc. The nullahs and ravines that go deep into the Corbett forests have clusters of bamboo thickets and common green shrubs.

Park Safari Timing:

The Corbett National Park opens at 0600 hrs in the morning till 1100 hrs late morning, and then it starts around 1430 in the afternoon till late evening 1730. For Jungle safari, elephants and Jeep facilities are available.

Tips to enjoy the Wildlife:

If want to enjoy more freely, then have Jeep Safari. It is all time better option.

Friday, 15 February 2013

Wildlife adventurous tour to Corbett National Park

Are you adventure freak and want to spend your precious time with wildlife creatures to understand their behavior in Jungle, then Jim Corbett National Park is the place where you have to visit. Jim Corbett National Park is India's most promising and premier wildlife sanctuaries. It has large number of flora species, and it is being considered as a haven for adventurers and nature lovers due its wide range of fauna species and Himalayan landscapes.

For adventure seekers, there are various task to do that includes river crossing, rappelling, slithering/Bridge fall, Zip wire filmy stunts. And you will surely love to perform all these activities. In the Corbett National Park, jeep safari is an exciting method to observe out the animals with their natural habitat. It is a perfect medium to watch out the wildlife areas and cover more in a shorter time.

In the Park, you can come across the wildlife creatures like Tigers, Leopards, Crocodiles, Elephants, sloth bear, leopard cats, gharials, and several biological varieties. The Jeep Safaris takes you in the deep into the forest to spot the tigers or the leopards. Basically the tiger’s trails are followed to find them out.

Being one of the oldest National Parks in India, Jim Corbett Wildlife Reserve has it own historical legacy. Park administrators have managed to preserve its beauty and species of flora and fauna that makes it more adventurous and Premier Park even after several years of age. If you visit this Park, you won't be disappointed as engaging yourself in various activities along with beautiful sightseeing in the Park would make you love the Mother Nature more.