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Jim Corbett National Park: Truly Heaven!
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Founded in 1936 in the Nainital district of Uttarakhand, the Jim Corbett National Park is the oldest national park in India. Situated across an area sprawling over 521 square kilometers, the park houses a wide and diverse variety of fauna and flora. Flora that could be seen in the park include about 600 species of trees, climbers and ferns; and the rarest species of herbs and shrubs. You can find bamboos, palms, pines, oaks, and some of the most alluring flowering and non-flowering plants in the park.
Species seen include both that are naturally born and that are artificially grown. Some of the naturally born flowering plants seen in the park are Indian Corals, Scarlet Pimpernels, and Amaltas. Artificially planted trees include those of the Silver Oak, Bottlebrush, Eucalyptus, and so on. One can also find the best of Jamuns and Aamlas found scattered in the forests.
The park has the best habitats and ecosystems which enable each animal to feel 'at-home'. The park houses the national animal of India and one of the most endangered species in India- the Royal Bengal Tiger. To ensure that the ecosystem is balanced, the park ensures that it has almost all species of fauna. Fauna include elephants, deer, birds, reptiles, fishes, primates, crocodiles, and several mammals. The park houses endangered species of the Asian Elephant which has played a vital role in ancient Indian mythology and which is an indispensable part of Indian culture. The park also has some of the rarest species of deer like Spotted deer, Hog deer, Sambar deer, and the Barking deer.
Birds found in the park include charming white birds like Pelicans, Herons, Grebs, Egrets and Stocks. One can also find different species of the goose, swans and ducks that are spectacular to see when they walk. Vultures, eagles, griffons, and falcons are some of the gigantic birds found here. The park also lodges nocturnal birds like owls and owlets. One can enjoy the lovely chirps of skylarks, magpies, mynas and bulbuls as they create a sweet 'piece of music' across the park.
If you are a photographer by profession or by hobby, you'll love Jim Corbett National Park for its diverse landscapes and panoramic views. Any photographer can take photographs to his heart's content in this idyllic and blissful location. This is so because, the park is situated in the Outer Himalayan regions or the Shiwalik range of hills. The 'Dun', 'terrai', sal forests, and tracts are specialties of this park. The Terrai-Bhabar region and Dhikuli in the Patli Dun valley are places of utmost significance in the forest that every person should visit. Visitors can reserve Jim Corbett resorts for night stay.
One can also find beautiful Savannah grasslands that is one of the most-sought after spots of elephants and the deer. In addition to lush landscapes, the forest also has immensely large rivers and streams. Notable rivers and streams in the park are: Ramganga, Kosi, Sonandi, Mandal, Palain, and the Sots.
The park stays protected and confined from poaching and other illegitimate activities with the due support of the Worldwide Wildlife Fund for Nature, and the Terai Arc Landscape Programme. When you visit Corbett National park, don't miss to go on a Jeep Safari and to take a spectacular trek inside the lovely park with pre-reservation of Corbett resorts.
Corbett resorts offer budget resorts and hotels in Uttarakhand. Visitors can make advance reservation of Jim corbett resorts and different of Adventure activities like Jeep and Elephant Safari with us. Visit at www.corbettresorts.co.in for best tour packages.
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