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Places to Visit in Corbett

Places to See in Corbett

Corbett National Park

The Corbett National Park has a primeval beauty and the picturesque ambience accentuates it. The topography of Corbett National Park is varied with hilly and riverine areas, marshes, plateaus and ravines. Sal and sesham trees dominate the Flora in Corbett National Park.

The Fauna in Corbett National Park is fascinating. The park houses about 50 mammal species, 580 bird species and 25 reptile species. But the most amazing sights are the wildlife attraction in Corbett National Park. Corbett is a haven for Tigers, four kinds of Deer, Wild Boar and a few lesser-known animals. The hilly areas of the park are home to leopards and some nocturnal cats like the jungle cat and fishing cat. The Himalayan Black bear is seen in the higher hills while the Sloth bear is found in the lower hilly areas .The wild Dog and the Jackal are found in the southern parts of the Park. The rocky hillsides are home to the Ghoral or Goat Antelopes. Elephants are found along the Ramganga River. So also the long snouted Gharial Crocodile and the 'mugger' Crocodile. The Languar and Rhesus monkeys are found almost throughout the park warning the whole jungle about he arrival of any predator with its shrill alarm calls.

Wildlife Viewing and Safaris

Wildlife Viewing and Safaris in Corbett Elephant rides are an experience although the elephants rarely venture into the deep jungles beyond the grasslands. Still you would be able to view chital, sambhar and various other deer species. Tiger sightings are few but you might be able to see fresh pugmarks. Jeep safari is the most convenient and fruitful way of traveling through Corbett National Park. Jeep safaris will be a delight for the wildlife enthusiast and photographer.

Tourist Destinations Near Corbett

Anglers can make a trip to Ramnagar, 50kms from Corbett, which is a good base for fishing. It is also the administrative center for Corbett national park and Project tiger. But the best place for angling would be Lohachur, 15 kms along the river Kosi where the lucky few might be able to hook the legendary mahaseer (a kind of carp). Remember to get the necessary permission form the Project tiger Office, Ramnagar for your fishing expeditions.

Last Updated on : 5/09/2013

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