Tuesday, 23 December 2014

Christmas at United-21 Wildlife Resort Corbett

Christians in India celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ on the 25th of December every year. The Indian government has approved a public holiday on this day, indicating that all the government institutions would remain closed on the occasion of Christmas. This gives everyone in the country an opportunity to indulge in grand Christmas celebrations. 

Having a day off from work is obviously a great relief for people in countries like India. This country, being an exciting travel destination, gets plenty of visitors from different parts of the globe annually. Most of them travel around this time of the year, when the hotels and resorts organize Christmas parties and take great efforts to ensure that the international travellers feel completely at home. 

Merry Christmas
Merry Christmas
If you wish to enjoy a fabulous stay and some excellent events during the Christmas season, stay at United-21 Wildlife Resort Corbett for your vacation. The exquisite cuisines served in its multi-cuisine restaurant on the occasion of Christmas would certainly be a great delight for you. Beautiful decorations and enchanting natural landscapes surrounding this resort are bound to mesmerize you greatly.

Monday, 15 December 2014

Corbett National Park is a Delight for Wildlife Enthusiasts

Jim Corbett National Park, located in Nainital district of the North Indian state, Uttarakhand, is a fantastic destination for eco-tourism. It was established as Hailey National Park in the year 1936, and is considered to be one of the oldest national parks in the country. Every year, plenty of leisure tourists and wildlife enthusiasts visit this region to explore its splendid natural surroundings and diverse species of flora and fauna.

Jim Corbett National Park
Corbett National Park
This national park is spread over a vast region of more than 500 square kilometres, and comprises of marshy areas, hills, grasslands, and a large lake. It has an elevation of 400 to 1,200 metres above sea-level, and has a dense moist deciduous forest consisting of Mango, Sal, Rohini, Peepal, and Haldu trees. Famous wildlife conservationist and author, Jim Corbett, played a key role in creating this reserve, and this is the reason why it has been named after him.

Climate in Corbett National Park is temperate, and is generally pleasant for most parts of the year. Travellers visiting this wildlife reserve can book any of the popular resorts in Corbett to enjoy a memorable stay during their vacation in this part of the world. Best time to visit Corbett is from mid-November to mid-January.

Thursday, 20 November 2014

Few Popular Tourist Destinations of Corbett

The Sunrise Point is the highest peak in Corbett. This point is also famous for an old bungalow built during the British era. You can see Kosi & Ramganga Rivers from this peak, which makes it all the more special among visitors. Generally, visitors prefer visiting this during sunrise and sunset time. If you intend to avoid commotion, then you can come here a bit later during the day, but in that case you’d miss out experiencing the beauty of this place.

Tiger Safari in Corbett
Elephant Safari in Corbett National Park
Kalagarh Dam: This dam is situated on the South-western side of the Corbett National Park. It is a multipurpose dam, ideally used for irrigation, flood relief and hydro electric power. The construction of this dam began in the year 1962 and completed in 1975. This dam attracts wide range of migratory species during winter season. So, if you’re a bird watcher, then you should definitely this place in the winters. It is interesting to note that the best time to visit Corbett is also during winter.

Kalagarh Dam in Corbett
Kalagarh Dam, Corbett
Ramnagar: Situated 5Kms from the Corbett National Park, Ramnagar is situated at an elevation of 345 meters above the sea level. Close proximity to Corbett National Park & Nainital has made it a popular tourist destination.

Wednesday, 19 November 2014

Experience the Visually Appealing Beauty of Corbett Falls

Corbett Water Falls is situated 25Kms from Ramnagar. Surrounded by thick teak wood jungles and narrow winding road, this area is bound to give you an out of the world feeling. The best aspect of this area is that it is extremely serene and tranquil. The chirping of birds in the background and gentle sound of water flow makes it an ideal destination for nature lovers. This 20 meters high fall is simply a sight to behold. It is immensely famous for being a camping hide out. It has gradually become a famous destination for tourists visiting Corbett National Park.

Corbett Falls
Corbett Falls
You can take a walk in the forests and experience a surrealistic peace into your soul. Get rid of humdrum activities and feel something that’s absolutely unique. The forests surrounding this water fall features a wide range of bird species, so it is obviously popular among bird watchers. If you’re looking out for an interesting picnic spot in Corbett, then here’s something to cheer about. The forest department has taken all possible measures to provide all the necessary amenities for promoting Corbett Falls as a picnic spot. Best time to visit Corbett during winter season because the atmosphere is beautiful and stroll around with ease.

Monday, 27 October 2014

Calm Your Mind and Body in United-21 Wildlife Resort Corbett This Spring

Didn’t you ever plan living the wildlife you watch online. People living in cities actually carve for such things but the quest of earning money they quite often undervalue the happiness and peace such things bring to one's life. Each of us wants to work tirelessly and gain enough to be certain we would not have to work so much.

Wild means completely natural. Its really mesmerizing to see creatures in their natural habitat. A holiday in a wild life resort is one of the perfect ways to return to the nature and release your stress. It helps yourself to flow with your instincts and permits your thoughts and emotions to calm down.

Make a point to visit such places once in every year, Such blissful surroundings would really make you to enjoy your life instead of just living it. We at United-21 Wildlife Resort Corbett invite you to freshen up your minds which will energize your batteries to accomplish your visions when you get back to your busy life.

Friday, 26 September 2014

Activities That Tourists Can Enjoy While in Corbett

Corbett National Park is located at a distance of about 263 kilometres from New Delhi in Ramganga Valley of the Indian state, Uttaranchal. A trip to this wildlife reserve is not only about wild animals and their natural habitat, but also involves lots of fun and adventure. This region is a place where different kinds of activities can be enjoyed by those who are seeking some unforgettable adventures.

Corbett National Park wildlife
Corbett National Park, Uttarakhand
One of the interesting activities that tourists can enjoy during their vacation in this region is camping. A popular place for this activity is Dhikala, located at Patli Dun Valley's edge. Tourists can also enjoy fishing in Corbett at Ramganga River with the permission of park authorities. One can put on their trekking shoes and explore the areas around the national park for some great adventures. Besides these activities, travellers can also enjoy elephant and Jeep safaris, which offer them a chance to watch their favorite animals, birds and reptiles in action.

Staying in Corbett region is one of those unique experiences that tourists would like to cherish for a very long time. Some of the Corbett resorts provide cottages for accommodation of their guests, that are are equipped with all the modern facilities.

Tuesday, 9 September 2014

Learn Many Interesting Facts While Visiting Corbett Museum

One of the oldest national parks of India, Jim Corbett National Park was established for the purpose of protecting the endangered Bengal tigers. It has come a long way since its establishment in the year 1936 as Hailey National Park. The wildlife reserve was named after a legendary British conservationist and author, named Edward James 'Jim' Corbett. Numerous tourists and wildlife enthusiasts visit Jim Corbett National Park to witness its diverse species of wild animals, birds and reptiles. While touring the region, they also come across many tales of Corbett's encounters with man-eating tigers. These tales often lead the curious tourists to the erstwhile home of Jim Corbett, which has now been transformed into a museum.

Corbett Muesum
Corbett Museum
The Corbett Museum is located in Kaladhungi, a town in Nainital district of the Indian state, Uttaranchal. Upon entering this museum, visitors would come across an old house, where Jim Corbett used to spend his winters. Authorities have done an excellent job in maintaining this house in an excellent condition. It has some valuable information on Corbett's life, including details of his mother and father. One can also find maps that show locations in which he had killed the man-eating tigers. Visitors to the Corbett Museum would also find several things left behind by Jim Corbett. Tourists who have booked their stays in any of the Corbett resorts would have greater convenience in visiting this popular tourist attraction.

Another interesting place in this region is Choti Haldwani, which was created by Jim Corbett by acquiring 40 acres of land and letting it out to about 15 families. In recent times, the Corbett Gram Vikas Samiti in this village has started an eco-tourism initiative for the nature lovers. People visiting this village can enjoy authentic rural delicacies, and indulge in some exciting activities like trekking and bird-watching.

Wednesday, 13 August 2014

Corbett National Park: A Haven For Bengal Tigers

Uttarakhand, one of the northern states of India, is home to many fascinating places that are visited by tourists coming from distant regions of the world every year. Among them is Corbett National Park, which is located at the foothills of Himalayan mountains in the Nainital district. This wildlife reserve is spread over a vast area of over 1,300 square kilometres. Beautiful valleys, rolling grasslands and hilly ridges are among the rich natural features of the region. A wildlife safari Corbett tourists enjoy while holidaying in this part of the world, gives them the opportunity to witness various species of wild animals, trees, plants and birds.
Bengal Tigers in Corbett

This national park was primarily established to protect the dwindling species of Bengal tiger. An amazing biodiversity of Corbett is a delight for many nature lovers and bird enthusiasts. About 600 species of birds have been identified in this region, making it one of the best bird-watching areas in the country. Many species of plants and trees exist in the national park and their density is higher in Sal forests. There are 33 species of reptiles and several kinds of fish, amphibians and dragonflies in Corbett according to the records. The best time to visit Corbett is during the period between mid-November and mid-June, as all the tourist zones of the reserve are available for visitors and they can tour the entire region of the national park.

Owing to the excellent camouflage in Corbett National Park, its Bengal tigers are not easily spotted by the tourists. Surroundings of Ramganga River provide plenty of prey for these tigers. During the wildlife tours, visitors can spot a variety of wild animals, including Himalayan Black Bears, Hog Deer, and Indian Grey Mongoose, besides the Bengal Tigers. The resorts in Corbett provide well-furnished rooms and suites for tourists that are equipped with all the modern facilities.

Thursday, 24 July 2014

Corbett National Park - A Brief Summary

The Jim Corbett National Park attracts plenty of tourists from all over the world. The park has sustained its primitive environment, despite the number of tourists visiting this park. In the Corbett National Park you'll stumble upon a range of surroundings with thriving wildlife of enthralling beauty. With around 55 mammals, more than 500 species of birds and 24 reptiles, Jim Corbett Park offers visitors an opportunity to catch animals in their natural habitat.
Corbett National Park
Corbett National Park
Just to make the tour to Corbett even more happening and entertaining you can enjoy this place on an Elephant Safari and can visit every nook and corner of Corbett National Park with family and friends. The safari is a wonderful experience and takes you back in time, with the glimpse of the primary rays of sun juxtaposed with the evening’s warm glow and the instinctive accord of the prehistoric wild that the scenery unveils. This particular national park offers priceless experiences for audacious and serious wildlife freaks, photographers and anglers.

Tuesday, 22 July 2014

Explore The Fascinating Wildlife Of Corbett

The national parks of India have played a crucial role in conserving the dwindling species of a wide variety of flora and fauna. One of the oldest among them is Corbett National Park located in the Nainital district of Uttarakhand state. Visitors to this wildlife sanctuary can have the pleasure of watching endangered Bengal tigers in action during their wildlife tours. In recent times, this region has also became one of the major destinations for eco-tourism and is characterized by a sub-Himalayan geography and ecology. Only select areas of this national park are used for tourism-related activities; in order to provide ample opportunities for tourists to explore its beautiful natural surroundings and wildlife, without disturbing its ecological harmony.

Corbett National Park

A Jeep Safari is the most convenient way to explore the wild animals, birds, plants and trees within this wildlife reserve. There are some truly interesting Corbett attractions that visitors can explore while touring the national park. One of them is Dhikuli, a well-known area in Corbett that provides spectacular views of Patli Dun valley. Tourists of this wildlife sanctuary can go trekking around the park, as they are not allowed to walk inside it. Bird-watchers can have an exciting time at the Kalagarh Dam, located to the south-west of Corbett. Another great place to be is Corbett Falls, which is surrounded by a pleasing serenity and dense forests.

Wildlife in Corbett

For providing comfortable stays for tourists during their vacation in Corbett, there are some excellent resorts around the wildlife reserve. Most of them offer tastefully designed rooms or cottages, that have all the latest facilities like an LCD television with satellite connection, tea-coffee maker, and in-house laundry services. Some of the resorts in Corbett also have additional amenities like ample parking space for cars and buses, luggage room, tours to the nearby attractions on demand, and a multi-cuisine restaurant.

Thursday, 10 July 2014

Explore The Fabulous Wildlife Of Corbett National Park

Visits to wildlife reserves are always enjoyed by wildlife enthusiasts, bird-watchers, and nature lovers. One of these wildlife sanctuaries is Jim Corbett National Park in the Nainital District of the Indian state, Uttarakhand. It was the first national park to come under Project Tiger, an initiative by the Indian Government to protect dwindling species of the Bengal Tiger. There are diverse varieties of flora and fauna in this wildlife reserve and tourism-related activities permitted only in selected areas. Plenty of tourists from different parts of the world visit this national park to enjoy its diverse offerings.

Corbett national park attractions

This wildlife sanctuary is abundant with different species of plants and trees with a higher density of Sal forests in certain areas. Bengal Tigers, Leopards, Himalayan Black Bears, Sloths and Barking Deer are some of the wild animals found in this region. There are over 586 species of migratory as well as resident birds in the wildlife reserve. There are several other attractions in Corbett that can be explored while touring the national park. One of them is an area in this wildlife reserve called Dhikuli, which is located near Patli Dun valley. Tourists would be delighted to visit Corbett Falls and Kalagarh Dam, as they are surrounded by lush greenery and amazing serenity.

Jim Corbett national park
Being close to this national park is made possible by the presence of some excellent hotels and resorts in the surrounding areas. The hotels and resorts in Corbett offer a beautiful view from its rooms guests can enjoy all the modern facilities provided inside. Accommodation in some of the resorts is (accommodation is singular so uses is and not are. These are basics of English) arranged in village-style mud huts that look simple from the outside, but have elegant furnishings inside. During their stay in such resorts, tourists can also enjoy traditional Kumauni folk dance performances and excursions to all the exciting places nearby.

Friday, 4 April 2014

Witness the Best Event of the Year Haatkalika Fair in Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand the north Indian state many times referred to as “Devabhoomi” or land of the gods is also a place where many incredible fairs and festivals are celebrated. While on a tour of this state you will get a feeling of entering a divine place, adorned with some of the well known pilgrim centers and above all beauty of the Himalayas. Some of the exclusive festivals of Uttarakhand are Hill Yatra, Olgia/Ghee Sankranti, Ganga Dussehra/Dasar, Basant Panchami, Chhipla Jaat, Kumaon Holi and Kandali.

Haatkalika Fair in UttarakhandThe religious, cultural and social aspects of the region get best exposure in some of the fairs like Dwarahat, Syalde and Devidhura while Jauljibi, Thal and Bageshwar fairs are related to the trading activities of the region. One of the popular fairs at Pithoragarh district is the Haatkalika fair, which is celebrated in a small village of Gangolihat. Standing on the top of all fairs and festivals of Uttarakhand is the HaatKalika fair, which is celebrated on the promising occasion of Ashtami falling in Chaitra and Bhado months. This fair is arranged to honor Goddess Haat Kalika which is an incarnation of Maa Kali. Atmosphere in and around Kalika temple in village Gangolihat becomes enthusiastic and colorful due to the festive mood of the locals, who gather here to pay their respects and get blessings of the goddess who has shifted her residence from Bengal to this place of eternal peace and tranquility. Devotees sing spiritual songs on the background of drums and other musical instruments. It is a great belief of the locals that the desires of the devotees are fulfilled by Maa Kali during this period.

Gangolihat can be reached from Kathgodam which is the nearest railway station located at around two hundred km. It can also be reached from Pithoragarh by road which is located at eighty two km. Cheap accommodations are available at Gangolihat as well as Pithoragarh. Many budget resorts in Uttarakhand like United-21 resort Corbett provide best means to stay in nature’s proximity.

Friday, 14 March 2014

Holi Most Popular Festival Celebrated in North India

Holi one of the popular festivals celebrated in many parts of India has a long history about its origin and is celebrated in many places with a zest and enthusiasm. Even though celebrations are basically the same, each region has something unique of its own to add to these celebrations. Full fledge Holi celebrations are observed in Northern India during the month of March, when the whole region gets immersed in colorful celebrations including vibrant dances and singing.

Holi Celebration in North India
Holi is the most popular festival of North India, which brings people of different faiths and beliefs together for a most entertaining celebration in the month of March or Phagun according to Hindu calendar. People forget their personal misunderstandings in order to get pure joy and happiness from the celebrations. It is the once in a year opportunity for youngsters as well as people of different age groups to come together and have some fun and entertainment by throwing color on each other and singing holy songs. Religious part of Holi includes making a bonfire on the full moon day and immersing Holika in it, which is known as Holika Dahan. It symbolizes victory of good over evil powers. Bon fire is prepared in the villages of North India and lit by one of the respected persons of that area. Then coconuts and other eatables are offered in this bonfire. Bhang an exclusive intoxicating drink available in most parts of Northern India plays a vital role during Holi celebrations. Bhang is prepared at every corner of villages and towns and consumed by the tolis or gangs of celebrators, which gives a unique feeling of joy. It is said that it keeps you in the same mood which you were experiencing at the time of drinking this vital drink.

Take advantage of this auspicious period between February and March to visit some of the incredible destinations like Corbett in Northern India. Corbett is inviting you with hordes of tourist attractions and the wildlife which represents the wildlife treasure of North India. You will be fascinated with the great tourist potential of the region and we will take care of your stay amidst this natures abode at our United-21 resort in Corbett. Located near the main entry gate of the Corbett national park you will find it convenient to access the park as well as other nearby attractions. Book this budget resort in Uttarakhand which is backed with most modern amenities. Our resort is the best place to enjoy fun of this north Indian destination.

Thursday, 27 February 2014

An Exciting Tour Of Corbett National Park

India has a rich treasure of flora and fauna, most of which, is protected in the wildlife reserves that have been created over a period of time in different regions of the country. The wildlife national parks in North India have their own unique features that draw plenty of tourists every year. Bird-lovers and wildlife enthusiasts also enjoy visiting such regions, as they get to watch their favourite species of birds and animals in action. National parks in India are often covered with dense forests that provide a safe haven for numerous migratory birds coming from distant lands.

Corbett National park
One of the oldest national parks in India is Jim Corbett National Park, which was established in the year 1936 to protect the endangered wild animals. Formerly, it was known as Hailey National Park, and was named Ramganga National Park after India's independence. In 1956, it was named after the hunter-turned-wildlife conservationist, Jim Corbett. A large variety of endangered animals and birds can be found in this wildlife sanctuary. A Jim Corbett National Park travel guide reveals many safari zones that can be toured by the visitors. Jhirna, Dhikala, Bijrani and Phato are the chosen places to enjoy wildlife safaris. Best time to visit this amazing national park is between the months of November and June.

Jim Corbett national park
For the visitors who come from different parts of the world to witness the vast expanses of natural surroundings complete with an abundance of flora and fauna, there are certain do's and don'ts in Corbett National Park that needs to be followed. Tourists must take the necessary permits from authorities before entering the park. Elephant and jeep safaris are available for touring the wildlife reserve, but visitors must make sure that they do not disturb its wildlife. For this purpose, it becomes absolutely necessary to maintain a safe distance from all the animals.

Sunday, 26 January 2014

Republic Day Wishes from United-21 Wildlife Resort

Happy Republic Day
Happy Republic Day 2014

Republic Day is an occasion to rejoice for all Indians, as this is the day when the country's constitution was enforced. As this is a public holiday, people would get to enjoy being a part of public events or visit their favorite places. On this special day, United-21 Wildlife Resort, Corbett, wishes everyone a very happy Republic Day!

Sunday, 19 January 2014

Why Book A Budget Resort In Uttarakhand?

Snow-clad mountains, gushing waters of rivers and an environment of great tranquility has made Uttarakhand the most-preferred destination for tourists, who are seeking some respite from the frenetic pace of modern cities. No wonder that this enchanting North Indian state is known as the 'abode of God' among its people, and numerous travellers who have toured the region over the years. This state also has several hill stations, that are mostly preferred by honeymooning couples. It is divided into two regions on account of their cultural differences, namely, Garhwal and Kumaon. The Garhwal region has Dehradun as its capital, and also includes seven districts. Administrative centre of Kumaon region is Nainital; and the region's popular attractions include Corbett National Park, which is a popular attraction among tourists visiting Uttarakhand state.

Budget resort in Nainital

Both wildlife enthusiasts and leisure tourists can have a wonderful time, visiting various parts of Corbett National Park. Though tourist activities are allowed only in select areas of this reserve, its visitors would get a chance to witness some of the most amazing landscapes, as well as fascinating species of wild animals. This is the reason why it gets plenty of tourists every year, coming from different parts of the world. There are some excellent hotels and resorts located close to this wildlife sanctuary, offering luxurious rooms or suites for their guests. Most of the travellers are often concerned about their overall costs, and it becomes absolutely necessary for them to book a budget resort in Uttarakhand for greater savings. While such resorts offer rooms at lower prices, the comforts of guests are not compromised. The serene atmosphere surrounding these resorts would be enough to offer its guests true value for money.

Tourism has evolved to a great extent in recent times, creating a sense of awareness among tourists about protecting the environment and wildlife. As a result, many resorts are promoting this latest phenomenon by providing Eco-friendly accommodations for travellers. Some resorts in Uttarakhand are located in the midst of green natural surroundings, and stays for tourists are often arranged in village-style mud houses. It would be a great experience, watching the sun rise on the horizon over beautiful mountains while enjoying a cup of tea. Though such accommodations have the appearance of primitive huts, their interiors are well-furnished and are provided with all the modern facilities. Location of these resorts also gives greater convenience for travellers to reach the exact spot without any hassles.

Tuesday, 7 January 2014

The Fabulous Attractions In Corbett National Park

Witnessing wildlife in the midst of natural surroundings is an experience that many nature lovers would like to have. A visit to any of the wildlife national parks of North India can be a great opportunity to explore a wide range of flora and fauna, while enjoying a pleasant environment that such places offer. A huge variety of endangered species have found their comfortable habitat in these heavily forested surroundings. Some of the North Indian national parks are set against the backdrop of Himalayan peaks, which offers beautiful views for tourists. Fertile soil of such places support the growth of a large variety of plants and trees. This is the reason behind a dense cover of greenery in most of these North Indian national parks.

Corbett National park India
Major Ramsay, a British officer, who was in charge of the forest areas of Tehri Garhwal during the nineteenth century, began the efforts to protect this region by prohibiting cultivation and large-scale felling of trees. Process for demarcation to set up a national park started in early twentieth century with the assistance of Jim Corbett, a legendary British hunter-turned-conservationist. In its earlier days, this wildlife reserve was known as Hailey National Park; named after Sir Malcolm Hailey, who was the Governor of United Provinces. It was eventually renamed as Corbett National Park during 1955-56, honouring the contribution of Jim Corbett towards conservation of wildlife in this region. He played an important role in its creation, as he had persuaded the provincial government to establish it as a national park. In the year 1974, Corbett National Park was selected as the location for launching an ambitious and immensely popular project for wildlife conservation known as 'Project Tiger'.

Corbett Elephant Safari
Primary objective of this national park is to protect its wildlife, but there has been a lot of focus on ecotourism in recent times. The attractions in Corbett National Park include Dhikuli, a popular destination located at the outer part of Patli Dun valley. Tourists can enjoy beautiful views of the valley from this location, set against the backdrop of Kanda ridge. Corbet Falls is yet another beautiful attraction, which is surrounded by a serene atmosphere and dense forests. Visitors are not allowed to walk inside Corbett National Park, and this is the reason why Jeep Safaris are used for touring the park's interiors. Bird-watchers would find Kalagarh Dam very exciting, especially during the winter season, when plenty of Waterfowls arrive at this place.

Wednesday, 1 January 2014

Best Wishes For The New Year From United-21 Wildlife Resort, Corbett

New Year 2014

United-21 Wildlife Resort, Corbett, extends its best compliments for the New Year! It offers unique and eco-friendly accommodations for its guests, to ensure a comfortable stay. They can also enjoy a wide range of benefits, which include well-furnished rooms and excellent views of lush green landscapes.