Jhirna Zone Jeep Safari:
Jhirna is one of the last added and popular zones of Corbett national park. It was formed by including farming lands of Jhirna and other nearby villages into the reserve territory. The best time to visit it is from October to June end. This zone, situated at the southern edge of Corbett tiger reserve boasts of a large number of wild animals. It is also preferred by avid birdwatchers as a large variety of elusive birds can be seen here. It is located 16 km from Ramnagar city and entry into this zone is through Dhela gate. Safaris are organized throughout the year in this zone, however, advance booking is not allowed during the monsoon season (July to September)
Tiger sighting in Jeep safari at Jhirna
Jeep safari is organized in Jhirna zone in two shifts per day throughout the year. The number of jeeps is restricted to 30 per shift. A maximum of 6 adults and 2 children (below 1 years) are allowed in a jeep safari. A safari permit needs to be procured from the forest officials from the official website (www.corbettonline.uk.gov.in). During the monsoon season, day permits are issued on a current basis.
Corbett Jeep Safari Booking
Information to be kept in mind for Corbett Safari Booking
Tourists are requested to obtain the entry pass that was being issued during online booking for Jim Corbett safari.
The entry permit is provisional and can be canceled without any prior intimation.
The Director of Corbett Tiger Reserve is supreme authority and his decision will be final as all is being governed under him.
The entry permit is strictly not transferable.
The official registered guides can only join the excursion. Do not change them for mutual convenience.
After Sunset, entry to National Park is strictly prohibited.
On Saturday and Sunday price may be high.
Dhikala tourist Zone is not permitted for the tourist who did not stay in the forest lodge.
Getting down from the vehicle while you do the jeep safari is strictly prohibited.
No pets will be allowed inside the CTR so, avoid carrying them.
All visitors are expected to act responsibly following all the rules and regulations as given above. Do the needful with the cooperation.
Jeep Safari In Jim Corbett
The Tourist Zones: In order to promote tourism in the region Corbett National Park has been divided into five different zones. These are the marked buffer or core area of the park where visitors can be part of wildlife safari and can enjoy the intriguing behavior of the animals with bare eyes at proximity.
Bijrani Safari Zone : Bijrani Zone is very popular tourist's hub because of its abundant natural beauty and open grasslands. The entry gate of the zone is located at only 01 Km from Ramnagar city.
Jhirna Safari Zone : Jhirna is another important tourist zone in the Jim Corbett National park that is open for tourist round the year. Jhirna Gate is located at 16 km from Ramnagar city.
Dhela Safari Zone : Dhela is a new eco tourism zone in Corbett National Park included in tiger reserve zone in November 2014. This is the only area in the reserve's buffer zone open to tourists in CTR. The zone is retaining the attention of large number of tourist because of its wealthy flora and fauna, open throughout the year, located at an approximate distance of 13 Km from Ramnagar City.
Dhikala Zone : Being the largest and most varied zone in Corbett, Dhikala is famous for its abundant natural beauty as well as offering the best sight for exotic fauna. The entry gate is 18 km away from Ramnagar city. Night stay inside the Dhikala Tourism Zone is highly recommended for the hard core wildlife enthusiasts.
Durga Devi zone : Located on the north-eastern boundary of the Jim Corbett National Park, Durga Devi zone is the heaven on planet earth for those who are fond of bird watching. Entry gate is located at an approximate distance of 36 km from Ramnagar city.
Sitabani Buffer Zone : Sitabani Zone doesn't fall under the Corbett Tiger Reserve area. If you are fond of serene ambiance of the natural beauty, must visit Sitabani area.
How to Reach Corbett: Ramnagar is perhaps the best approach to the Corbett National Park which forms the headquarters of CTR. This small city is well connected by road and rail network with major cities of India like Delhi, Moradabad, Nainital and Bareilly. Once you reach Ramnagar, then it takes only half an hour to reach Corbett National Park. The park is around 15 Kms from Ramnagar railway station.
By Road: Ramnagar has a very good network of road that connects the different cities. The Corbett National Park is situated at an approximate surface distance of 260 Kilometer from India's national capital Delhi. The state government of Uttarakhand plies buses at a short interval of time from Delhi, Moradabad, Haldawani, and Nainital that reaches Corbett directly.
By Rail: The railway station in Ramnagar receives trains from different major cities of India like Delhi, Moradabad and Bareilly. A direct train to Ramnagar runs from Delhi. You can check out for Ranikhet Express, Corbett Link Express and Kathgodam Express that takes you directly to Ramnagar.
Distance from Major Cities:
Delhi: Delhi - Moradabad - Kashipur - Ramnagar (260 Kms)
Nainital: Via Kaladhungi to Ramnagar (62 Kms)
Lucknow: Lucknow - Bareilly - Kicha - Rudrapur - Kashipur - Ramnagar (436 km)
Dehradun : Dehradun - Ramnagar (232 km)
Jim Corbett Safari Price and zones
- INR 5000 / - Jeep
- Maximum 6 Persons & 2 children
- Between - 5 to 12 years
- allowed in ONE Jeep
- Bijrani , Garjiya
- Jhirna , Dhela
- Morning 6:00 AM - 9.30 AM
- Evening 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
- Safari Timing Varies
- Season Changes
- INR 1850 / Person
- ONE Canter has 16 Seats
- Peaceful Dhikala
- Morning 6:00 AM - 11.50 AM
- Evening 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
- INR 3500 Indian (Only 4 Person Allow in one Elephant)
- INR 5500 Foreigner (Only 4 Person Allow in one Elephant)
- Corbett landscape Zone
- Timings are Between 6 AM to 6 PM (Elephant safari is for only 1 hr)
- You can choose only Morning or Evening slot at the time of booking
- You can finalise your timings from the Elephant safari Coordinator after booking.