Corbett National Park is approximately 60 km away from Nainital and is situated in Ramnagar in the District of Nainital, Uttarakhand with an area ofover 520 kms. It is aptly called the land of roar, trumpet and songs. The park is set on the banks of the mighty Ram GangaRiver. One can sit in solitude for hours admiring the nature and the river or can go for jeep safari in Jim Corbett Park.These forests and its more than 500 species of animals, birds fishes and reptiles provides a range of adventure to all age groups. The Jim Corbett National Park is a heaven for the adventure seeker and wildlife adventure lovers. This park is India’s first national park which consists of hills, riverine belts, marshy depressions, grass lands and large lake. The elevation ranges from 1,300 feet to 4,000 feet. Winter nights in this park are cold but the days are bright and sunny. It rains from July to September. If we talk about the geography, then the Corbett National Park is located between 29°25′ to 29°39’N latitude and 78°44′ to 79°07’E longitude. The average altitude of the region ranges between 360 m (1,181 ft) and 1,040 m (3,412 ft). It has numerous ravines, ridges, minor streams and small plateaus with varying aspects and degrees of slopes. The park encompasses the Patli Dun valley formed by the Ramganga River. It protects parts of the Upper Gangetic Plains’ moist deciduous forests and Himalayan subtropical pine forests eco regions. The park reserve, located partly along a valley between the Lesser Himalaya in the north and the Siwaliks in the south, has a sub-Himalayan belt structure. The upper tertiary rocks are exposed towards the base of the Siwalik range and hard sandstone units form broad ridges. Characteristic longitudinal valleys, geographically termed Doons, or Duns can be seen formed along the narrow tectonic zones between lineaments.
Jim Corbett National Park harbours some of the exotic species of our wildlife. Snow leopards, thars, bharals, brown andHimalayan black bears, tigers, leopards, elephants and an immense variety of avian species inhabit the preservation zones, like the sanctuaries and national parks, or open forests dotting the countryside. Streams and rivers in stretches teem with fish like mahaseer, hill trout and conch. You can check other park details from a local travel agent in Dehradun and get yourself a nice Jim Corbett travel package booked.