A Safari Through The Wilderness Of Jim Corbett

India is a vast country with a rich heritage, culture, art and literature. India offers many monuments and holy places to the tourists. Different types of tourisms are encouraged in India like wildlife tourism, Medical tourism, adventure tourism, hill stations and beach tourisms. Different states of India offer different types of tourism. The lush green scenery and the beautiful backwaters attract tourists to Kerala -“GOD’S OWN COUNTRY”. The beaches of Goa have a magnetic effect on the tourists. Kashmir, Kulu Manali, Shimla, Ooty, Kodaikanal, Ranthambore, Jaisalmer and Uttarakhand are the other preferred tourist holiday destinations in India.

There are many wildlife sanctuaries which offer a veriety of flora and fauna and one such destination is Corbett National Park located in established in 1936. It is very close to Nainital which in itself is a very popular tourist destination of Uttarakhand. The enchanting scenic beauty of Uttarakhand, also called Dev Bhoomi, is worth exploring. The state is very popular for its high mountains, Himalayan peaks, variety of flora and fauna, dense forests and the lovely glaciers. The cool climate also makes it a perfect destination.

Corbett offers both wildlife and nature experience. This was the first national park in India and it is surrounded by large lakes, dense deciduous forests (comprising of Sal, people and mango trees) and grasslands. Jim Corbett is famous for its biological diversities and geographical positions. It consists of 488 species of flora, 585 different kinds of birds, 50 mammals including the tiger, jungle cat, leopards, fishing cat, otter, 33 species of reptiles, 7 species of amphibians, and 37 species of dragonflies.

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This sanctuary comes under “Project Tiger”. The key feature of this project is the protection of the endangered tigers. This project also encourages eco tourism. It houses Bengal tigers and many other wildlife species like Himalayan Bears, elephants, deer, jackals etc amongst thick dense forest. Holiday packages for Corbett are different than traditional tour packages. Corbett holiday packages can be customized according to the requirements of the visitors. Those who love wildlife can have a real treat in Jim Corbett.

Trekking is very popular here along with Jeep Safari, which another temptation is for the tourist offering them to explore the jungle leisurely. One can also ride the backs of elephant to explore the national park. Corbett museum, Kaladung and Kalagarh Dam are worth experiencing in Corbett tour packages. Jhirna is also an attractive spot which is located between the National park and Kalagarh. Corbett is an ideal place for the bird watching enthusiasts. Corbett holiday packages are a memorable experience for those who really want to know more about the world we are living in.