Corbett National Park India ( कॉर्बेट राष्ट्रीय उद्यान, भारत )

Corbett Tourism Services Phone No. : 05947-251132


1. Where is Corbett National Park or Corbett Tiger Reserve located?

Geographically, Corbett National Park is situated in the Shivalik hills of Himalayas while administratively it spreads over Pauri Garhwal, Nainital and Almora districts of Uttarakhand State in India. Ramnagar, in Nainital district, is it's administrative headquarter.

2. How do I reach Corbett Tiger Reserve?

Corbett is accessible -
By Road: Delhi-Moradabad-Kashipur-Ramnagar
By Train: Delhi-Moradabad-Kashipur-Ramnagar (Ramnagar is the nearest railway station)
By Air: Dehradun and Delhi are the nearest operational airports. 
Regular flights are also being proposed from the nearby Pantnagar Airport in Udham Singh Nagar District.

3. How do I contact the Corbett Tourism Services Management?

For general information kindly visit our website 
We can be also approached at:
Tel: 07707853000 or Email:

4. Which are the entry points to Corbett Tiger Reserve?

Corbett Tiger Reserve has five entry gates for access to its Tourism Zones, namely Bijrani, Dhangari, Jhirna, Durgadevi, and Vatanbasa (Kotdwar). Vatanvasa (Kotdwar) gate is the entry point for the Sonanadi Tourism Zone and is regulated from the Kotdwara reception center.

5. What is the best time to visit Corbett Tiger Reserve?

All seasons across the year have their own charm for wildlife lovers.

6. What is the Closed Period at Corbett Tiger Reserve?

Corbett Tiger Reserve remains closed during the monsoons. All zones of Corbett Tiger Reserve are closed for night halts by visitors from 15th June to 14th November. The Bijrani Zone remains closed for day visits from 30th June to 14th October. The Dhikala, Lohachaur, and Sonanadi Tourism Zones are closed for day visits from 16th June to 14th November. The Jhirna Tourism Zone, however, remains open for day safaris throughout the year, subject to road and weather conditions being safe. Between 1st to 15th June, the Dhikala, Lohachaur, and Sonanadi Zones are on standby mode. During this period, advance reservations are not done and these Zones can be shut down by the Director, Corbett Tiger Reserve at short notice depending on weather conditions and in consideration of visitor safety.

7. How is the weather at Corbett Tiger Reserve?

In Corbett Tiger Reserve, minimum temperatures can reach as low as 2°C, in the months of December and January while the maximum temperature during the months of May and June reaches as high as 42°C

8. What are off days for Corbett Tiger Reserve Safari?

Apart from the period specified in Para 6 above, no entry is allowed in the Corbett Tiger Reserve on the day of ‘Holi’ festival.

9. How many vehicles are allowed for day safari in Corbett Tiger Reserve?

The number of vehicles for which permits can be booked from our website for day safari in various tourism zones of Corbett Tiger Reserve is as under.

Bijrani Zone

Jhirna Zone

Durgadevi Zone

Apart from the above, four vehicles (16 seats each); two each in the morning and afternoon shifts are allowed in the Dhikala tourism zone under the ‘Ramganga Conducted Tour’ facility.

10. What are the various Tourism Zones in Corbett Tiger Reserve?

Day safaris are allowed in five Zones in Corbett Tiger Reserve. These Zones are Bijrani, Dhangari, Jhirna, Durgadevi, and Sonanadi (Kotdwar).

11. How to get a Nature Guide/Naturalist for our visit?

It is mandatory to be accompanied by a Registered Guide/Naturalist during visits to Corbett Tiger Reserve. The Guide fee for each safari to be paid directly to the Guide at the end of the visit. Guides shall be available at the entry point at Amdanda and Jhirna. Guides for Dhikala should be picked up by arrangement from Amdanda.

12. Where to stay in Corbett Tiger Reserve?

Inside Corbett Tiger Reserve, accommodation facilities are available in Dhikala FRH, Sultan FRH, Sarpduli FRH, and Gairal FRH in Dhikala Zone, Bijrani FRH and Malani FRH in Bijrani Zone, Jhirna FRH in Jhirna Zone; KandaFRH and Lohachaur FRH in Durgadevi Zone. Accommodation is also available at Halduparao in the Sonanadi Tourism Zone. All rooms are provided with double beds and basic amenities. A twelve-bed dormitory at Dhikala and an eight-bed dormitory at Gairal are also available. Electricity is not available at any of the FRHs except at Dhikala. Some campuses have a limited Generator backup.


13. Is there any provision of moving on foot/camping/staying in hides and machans/night safari/cycling/nature trails inside the Corbett Tiger Reserve?

Visitors are not allowed to trek, cycle, or walk inside Corbett Tiger Reserve except at few designated places. Walking on foot or getting off the vehicle is strictly prohibited. Few machans are open for visitors and they can spend time thereafter taking permission to do so from the Range officer concerned. Night safaris are not allowed inside the Tiger Reserve.

14. What are the mandatory documents that I need to carry during the safari?

All the adult visitors are required to produce any one of the following identity cards (Voter ID, Driving License, PAN Card, Govt. Employee Card, Passport, and Student ID) on demand by officials of Corbett Tiger Reserve for verification at the entry point and whenever asked.

15. What are the precautions I need to take for my safety while in the Corbett Tiger Reserve?

Visitors are allowed to move only in designated vehicles in Corbett Tiger Reserve with a registered Nature Guide/Naturalist. Always keep a safe distance from wild animals. One should refrain from teasing wild animals and should never try to feed them. Getting off the vehicle and moving on foot is strictly prohibited. These are punishable offenses. The first-aid box is mandatory in all vehicles. Winter garments are advised during the months of December and January. It is always advisable to follow the instructions of the Guide and adhere to the Dos and Dont's. Sitting firmly inside the vehicle, remaining watchful to any dangling branches, avoiding touching of plants, eating of leaves/fruits, and obeying all rules and regulations are important for your own safety. Please be well informed about such rules and regulations before entering Corbett Tiger Reserve.

16. Where to eat in Ramnagar?

'Hot Chops' restaurant is a verified restaurant by Corbett Tourism Services. This is the best restaurant near Corbett National Park Reception.

17. Name of the best restaurant in Corbett National Park?

'Hot Chops' restaurant is a verified restaurant by Corbett Tourism Services. This is the best restaurant near Corbett National Park Reception. You can check the menu and other details at its business site