Corbett Tourism Services, Ramnagar, Uttarakhand-244715 India
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Delhi- Hapur- Moradabad- Kashipur- Ramnagar: 250 Kms
Dehradun- Haridwar- Dhampur- Jaspur- kashipur- Ramnagar: 230 Kms
Nainital- Kaladhungi- Ramnagar: 66 Kms
Two direct trains to Ramnagar run from Old Delhi Railway station on daily basis.
Delhi- Moradabad- Kashipur- Ramnagar
Alternatively, one can come upto Haldwani/Kathgodam from Delhi and come to Ramnagar by road.
Delhi is nearest Internation Airport.
Dehradun and Delhi are the nearest domestic airports.
Pantnagar airport (72 Kms) is also an option but still waiting for regular flights.
Project Tiger is a wildlife conservation venture, launched in India in 1972 to protect Royal Bengal Tiger. An estimate of the tiger population in India, placed the figure around 45,000, at the turn of the 19th century. In 1972, it revealed the existence of 1827 tigers only after the first ever all-India tiger census.
The project was launched in 1973 from the Dhikala zone of Corbett National Park, which is part of Corbett Tiger Reserve. Together with Sonanadi wildlife sanctuary & reserve forest area, Corbett National Park of 521sq km forms Corbett Tiger Reserve which covers 1288.31 sq. kms spreading over three districts of Uttarakhand viz., Pauri, Nainital and Almora.
Ramganga, Sonanadi, Mandal, Palain and Kosi are the major rivers are the most significant hydrological resource flowing through the Jim Corbett National Park. The park shelters lots of endangered species includes 50 mammal species, 549 bird species and 26 reptile species.
The dense Jungles of the Jim Corbett National Park were the private land of the local rulers as the princely state of Tehri Garhwal before the years 1815-20 of the British Rule. The jungles were uninhabited to make the area less unprotected to Rohilla attackers. The Maha Raja of Tehri authoritatively surrendered a division of his princely state to the East India Company in return for their support in ousting the Gurkhas from his state. Even if the actuality that the rights had passed into the British hands, the government compensated modest or no concern to the protection of the park.The single aim was to develop the natural resources and take out as much profits as possible from the jungle.
Corbett tiger reserve is located in Ramnagr in Nainital district. The distinctive features of the park are
The park is located between 2925' to 2939'N latitude and 7844' to 7907'E longitude. The average height of the region ranges between 360 m (1,181 ft) and 1,040 m (3,412 ft). It has various ravines, ridges, minor streams and small plateaus with degrees of slopes and changeable aspects. The park covers the Patli Dun valley formed by the Ramganga river. It shields parts of the Upper Gangetic Plains. It has humid subtropical and raised ground weather. The present region of Corbett Tiger Reserve is 1,318.54 square kilometers including 520 square kilometers of middle area and 797.72 square kilometers of reduce area. The center area forms the Jim Corbett National Park while the buffer contains reserve forests area of 496.54 square kilometers as well as the Sonanadi Wildlife Sanctuary includes 301.18 square kilometers. The reserve, situated factually along a valley between the minor Himalaya in the north and the Siwaliks in the south, has a sub-Himalayan belt shape. The higher tertiary rocks are uncovered towards the foundation of the Shiwalik range and firm sandstone units form wide ridges. Characteristic longitudinal valleys, geologically phrased Doons or Duns can be seen shaped along the tapered tectonic zones between lineaments.Read More