Jim Corbett is a very famous tourist place located near Nainital. Being one of the country’s oldest and most famous wildlife parks, it is home to 400 species of flora and 550 different species of fauna. But apart from this national park, there are many famous places you can explore on your trip to Corbett.
Go through the article to know more about the ten best places you can visit in Jim Corbett.
Garjia Temple is one of the 10 best places to visit in the Ramnagar range of Jim Corbett. This beautiful temple is a huge rock located amidst the Kosi River. It is a very popular spot for couples who come here to seek the blessings of Garjia Devi here. You can also participate in the fair organized here on the occasion of Kartik Poornima in November every year.
Best time: November
Entry timings: 6 am to 12pm, 4pm to 8pm
Corbett Museum, located in Kaladhungi, is a must-visit place for Jim Corbett. It is a bungalow turned into a museum of the famous tiger conservationist- Jim Corbett. You can learn about his life, lifestyle, activities, achievements, etc., here.
Timings: Monday to Sunday, 7am to 6pm
Fee: INR 10 (Indians), INR 50 (Foreigners)
Corbett Waterfalls is one of the most popular and best places to visit in Jim Corbett. You must hike a bit to reach this 66 ft high Corbett Falls. Located in the Ramnagar district, this is a favourite spot for tourists to enjoy a nice and peaceful picnic. To get mesmerized by the stunning views of these falls, you should visit on full-moon nights.
Timings: 8am to 5pm
Trek Distance: 2km
The Dhikala Zone is the best zone for enjoying a safari in the entire Jim Corbett National Park. But you can only enjoy a safari in this zone if you opt for Canter Safari. It is the largest zone of the park and home to a large variety of flora and fauna. You can also enjoy a night’s stay in the Dhikala Forest Rest House.
Activities: Enjoy Canter Safari
Time: open from 15 November to 15 June
Located in the Mailani Range, Sitabani Temple is a beautiful religious spot dedicated to Devi Sita. This place holds great significance in the Hindu Epic Ramayana. The beautiful and serene river flowing by makes it a peaceful spot for the tourists to relax and rejuvenate.
Best time: Ramnavmi
Exploration Time: 30 min to 1 hr
Sunrise Point is a must-visit place in Jim Corbett National Park. It’s the highest point in the entire area, famous for viewing mesmerizing sunrises and sunsets. You can also look at the Kosi and Ramganga rivers from the peak. One should not miss exploring this place on their Corbett trip.
Best time: Throughout the year except for monsoons.
Famous for: Sunsets and Sunrise
The Wildlife art gallery is beautiful and one of the best places to visit in Jim Corbett National Park. You can educate yourself about the biodiversity of Jim Corbett and its surrounding areas here. You will be impressed by the beautiful pictures taken by the wildlife photographer Deep Rajwar. You can also buy souvenirs from here.
Dhangarhi Museum, located near the Dhangarhi Gate, is a very famous place to visit in Jim Corbett. It is a very popular and loved attraction of Corbett among tourists. You can look at hunted wild animals displayed here, and don’t forget to shop for some souvenirs, especially colourful handicraft items.
Best time: Throughout the year, except for monsoons (June to September)
Fee: INR 10
Kosi River in Jim Corbett Park is a beautiful and serene location with pristine water. You can enjoy a thrilling experience of rafting here too, after getting permission from the authorities. Kosi River originates from Dharapani Dhar, flows through Dhikuli, and finally leads up to Ramnagar. Jhirna, Corbett museum, Garjiya Temple, Corbett Falls, etc., are the top attractions near Kosi River.
Distance: 16km from city center
Activities: Rafting, Camping, Picnics.
Durga Devi mandir is an ancient temple and a favourite tourist spot. People come here to seek the blessings of goddess Durga. The peaceful environment and beautiful architecture make it a must-visit place in Ramnagar, Jim Corbett.
Exploration time: 1-2 hrs