10 Best Things to do in Jim Corbett

Best Things to do in Jim Corbett

Jim Corbett is a beautiful place to explore for all nature and wildlife lovers. You can enjoy many thrilling and adventurous activities here. Jeep Safari always tops the list, but there are many other things that you can give a try. Camping, trekking, mountain biking, exploring museums, river rafting, and visiting temples are some of the top things popular amongst tourists in Jim Corbett.

Here is the list of the top 10 Things to do in Jim Corbett

1. Jeep Safari

Jeep Safari in Corbett Park

Jeep safari is the best activity to do in Jim Corbett National Park. One of the best thing to do in Jim Corbett is to explore the surreal Jim Corbett Jungle via Jeep. Enjoy a thrilling and amazing Jeep safari in the dense forest and grasslands of Corbett. Get close to nature and experience a great time among the flora and fauna of Corbett.

Price: INR 5000 (Indians- one jeep), INR 12000 (Foreigners- one jeep)

Zones: Bijrani, Garjiya, Jhirna, Dhela, Durgadevi, Phato, Sitabani

2. Canter Safari

Canter Safari in Corbett Park

Another great thing to do in Jim Corbett, Canter Safari, is a safari in which a bus-sized vehicle is used called Canter. This safari is perfect for large family groups. Up to 16 people can enjoy a Safari together in Canter Safari. This safari is only available in the Dhikala Zone of the Jim Corbett National Park.

Price: INR 1600 (Indians), INR 3500 (Foreigners) 

Zone: Dhikala

3. River Rafting

White River Rafting in Kosi River

River Rafting is undoubtedly the most exciting and adventurous activity you can do in Jim Corbett. Enjoy Rafting on the beautiful Kosi River with your family, friends, or even alone. The adventurer within you will be satisfied after this thrilling experience. The best time to enjoy Rafting here is in July, August, and September.

Best Time: July to September

Difficulty Level: Difficult

4. Trekking

Trekking in Corbett Park

If you are an adventurer and thinking about what to do in Jim Corbett, go trekking. Trekking is one of the most popular activities to enjoy in Jim Corbett. You can trek in the reserve forest area of the Park, around the tiger reserve. Sitabani is the most-loved place for trekking here, where, if lucky, you can also encounter elephants, jackals, tigers, deer, etc.

Best Place: Sitabani

Tip: Wear comfortable walking shoes and don’t bring eatables

5. Mountain Biking

Mountain Biking in Corbett Park

Mountain Biking is another adventurous activity you can go for while exploring Jim Corbett. This is one of the most popular Jim Corbett activities. Go cycling on the beautiful and clean trails through the forests and rivers. Only people above 18 and who are physically fit can go for this thrilling activity.

Age Limit: above 18 years

Difficulty level: Easy

6. Visit Corbett Museum

Jim Corbett Museum

Don’t forget to visit and explore the Corbett Museum on your trip. It is one of the most popular and interesting places to explore in the Park. Explore the bungalow turned museum of the famous wildlife conservationist- Jim Corbett. You can also shop for souvenirs and hand-crafted local items in the shop.

Timings: Monday to Sunday, 7am to 6pm

Fee: INR 10 (Indians), INR 50 (Foreigners)

7. Explore the Kosi River

Kosi River in Ramnagar

Take a stroll by the beautiful and peaceful Kosi River and relax after a tiring safari session in the Park. The scenic and picturesque beauty of this river will leave you stunned. You can also enjoy camping, Rafting, and picnics on the banks of the Kosi River.

Distance: 16km from city center

Activities: Rafting, Camping, Picnics.

8. Corbett Waterfalls

Corbett Waterfalls

Exploring Corbett Waterfalls is a must to do thing when you’re on your Jim Corbett tour. It is a must-visit place in Corbett, which you can explore with your friends, family, loved-one, etc. You can enjoy a peaceful picnic in this serene environment, among the melodious sounds of birds and flowing water. Spend a relaxing time here and rejuvenate yourselves.

Timings: 8am to 5pm

Trek Distance: 2km

9. Explore Garjia Temple

Garija Temple in Corbett Park

Garjia Mandir is a beautiful temple on a huge rock amidst the Kosi River in the Ramnagar Range of Jim Corbett. Visit and take blessings of Garjia Devi in this temple. If you plan a trip to Corbett in November, you can also participate in the fair organized here in Kartik Poornima every year.

Best time: November

Entry timings: 6 am to 12pm, 4pm to 8pm

10. Camping

Camping in Jim Corbett

If you love to spend time in the lap of nature, do try the camping activity in Jim Corbett. Get close to nature, admire the mesmerizing sky, and enjoy a camping night among the beautiful mountains. This would be one of the best activities you can do near Jim Corbett Park.

Best season: November to February

Price: Starts from INR 2500

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