Imagine a Park with over 500 species of Birds (That’s an astounding 1/3rd of the total species of birds found in
In 1972, PROJECT TIGER the most prestigious and biggest total environmental conservation project ever was launched in
With its impressive list of wildlife species and very well managed wildlife tourism, Corbett is renowned as one of the best National Parks in the world. It boosts of a very healthy populations of Tigers, Elephants, Gharials, Otters, Swamp Deers, King Cobras, Birds and variety of vegetation. Just Google the word
The park spans across some 920.9 square kmswith a core area of about 520 Sq.kms at an altitude of 600 to 1100 metres about the foothills of the western Himalayas in the districts of Nainital and Pauri Garhwal in the state of Uttaranchal (formerly part of Uttar Pradesh). In its eventful 64-year life, it has grown considerably in size and now includes the Sonanadi Wildlife Sanctuary as a part of its 1,319 sq km of reserved forest area. The terrain includes picturesque hilly ridges covered by Sal trees. Lower down are the grasslands and bamboo growth.
Please note, that the places selected are the hot spots and there is a high rush to get permits to these places, but we have managed to get this for your maximum gains.
Target Mammal Species: Tiger, Elephants, Leopards, Hog Deer, Sambar, Barking deer, Wild Boar, Yellow throated Martin, Jungle Cat, Fishing Cat, Dhole, Spotted Deers, Otters etc.
Target Bird Species : Ibisbill, Green Magpie, Rosy & Long-tailed Minivets, Red Jungle-fowl, Khaleej Pheasant, Collared Falconet, Hodgson’s Bushchat, Wallcreeper, Great thick-knee, Common Merganser, Brown Fish Owl, Tawny fish Owl, Brown Hawk Owl, Great slaty woodpecker, Green-tailed Sunbird, Himalayan Barbet, Woodpeckers (Great Slaty, Himalayan, Grey-headed, Lesser Yellownape, Greater Yellownape, Grey-capped Pigmy) , River Lapwing, Sand Martins, Russet Sparrows, Orange-breasted Green Pigeons, Eagles (Palla’s Fish, Lesser Fish, Rufous-bellied, Mountain Hawk) ,Vultures(Himalayan Griffon, Cinereous, Egyptian, Red-headed Vulture) , Himalayan Griffon Vultures,Bright-headed Cisticola, Siberian & White-tailed Rubythroat, Black francolin,Speckled Piculet, Mallard duck, Red-crested Pochard, Barbets (Himalayan, Lineated, Blue-throated), Oriental Pied & Great Hornbill, Dollar Bird, Crested or Himalayan Kingfisher,Blue-bearded bee-eater, Long-tailed Broadbill, Lesser Coucal, Red-breasted Parakeet,Himalayan Swiftlet, Small Pratincoles, Hen Harrier, Northern Goshawk, Besra, Eurasian Sparrowhawk, Great Crested Grebe, Black Stork, Orange-bellied Leafbird, Eurasian Jay, Grey Tree pie, Maroon Oriole, Bar-winged Flycatcher-shrike, Yellow-bellied Fantail, Drongos (Lesser Racket-tailed, Spangled), Brown Dipper, Thrush (Scaly, Dark-throated, Long-billed, Tickel’s, Blue Whistling), Grey-winged Blackbird, Flycatchers (Dark-sided, Rufous-gorgeted, Ultramarine), Small & Rufous-bellied Niltava, Whiskered Yuhina,White-capped Water Redstart, Plumbeous Water Redstart, Forktails, Tree Creepers, Himalayan Bulbuls,Various species of Tits, Nuthaches …….. and an Incredibly Looooonggggg List
We had an approx. sightings of 200 + species on average in our last 3 visits each in 5 days:-)
Target Reptile Species: Gharial and Marsh Crocodile, Indian Monitor Lizard, Rock Agama, King Cobra etc….
Flora: Corbett National Park is rich in vegetation. The lower reaches of the Park, where the land is flat compared to the upper reaches, consists of tall and slender Sal (Shorea robusta) trees. Shisham (Dalbergia sissoo) and Khair (Acacia katechu) trees are found in the middle reaches, while the upper reaches of the mountains are full of bakli (Anogeissus latifolia), chir (Pinus roxburghii), gurail (Bauhinia racemosa) and bamboo trees. The Park is dotted with lantana shrubs, a species that is a great cause for concern. In Park also boosts of over 33 species of bamboo and grass that are mostly found in chours, or meadows.
Click here to get a detailed information of Corbett National Park…..
You can also view Some of the wonderful trip reports by our participants who came last year to Corbett.
Some wonderful experiences by Nature India trip participants
Tour Itinerary & Other Details: (Delhi to Delhi)
Date: 11th Apr 2011 eve. 21:35 pm to 17th Apr 2011 mor. 06.00 am (travel days included)
Mode of Travel: Train uptil Ramnagar from Delhi and local travel by 4x4 gypsies.
11th Apr'11: Board 5013 Jim Corbett Park Link Exp from old
17th Apr'11: Reach old
1) Nature India can assist you for your train travel bookings from Mumbai to Delhi if required.
2) If required, Twin sharing stay can be arranged with an additional amount of Rs.3750 each.
Kindly register soon to avoid the rush for train bookings……….
Group Size: Max 13 Pax only
Stay Arrangement: Dhikala Forest Camp (It is actually a resort) inside Corbett N.P.and Corbett Nature Camp, Ramnagar on a triple sharing basis (Twin sharing can be arranged if required with Rs.3750/- extra per person). Both the stays are amazing……. (see below image)
Resource Persons: Mr.Manoj Sharma, Mr.Adesh Shivkar & Mr.Mandar Khadilkar
Mode of Payment: You can either
2) Courier a cheque of Rs.7500/- as advance amount to the following address
Name: Mr.Adesh Shivkar
Address: D-8, The Adi Janata Society, Behind HP Petrolpump, Opp. Hotel Shangrilla, Sion (East), Mumbai-400022.
2. Alcohol & Smoking is strictly prohibited on Nature India Tours
Thanks for your patience. We Value your time and faith on us......
Looking forward for a very rewarding trip with you all !!
Adesh Shivkar & Mandar Khadilkar
Appreciate, Respect & Conserve