Permits are necessary for entering Corbett Tiger Reserve. For day visits, permits can be booked online prior to one month of the date of arrival. However permits for night halts can be booked 3 months prior to arrival through online booking system on our website. Day visits to Dhikala Tourism zone are not permitted except in conducted Canter safari organized by Corbett Tiger Reserve / Corbett National Park. Only visitors who have prior accommodation reserved can enter Dhikala Zone. For night halts three tourist complexes located at Dhikala, Gairal and Bijrani offer a choice of accommodation type. Dhikala has the maximum bed capacity including a dormitory. Basic lodging is available for tourists at other Forest Rest Houses at Malani, Sultan, Gairal, Sarpduli, Khinanauli, Kanda and Jhirna. Visitors can also stay at the Forest Rest Houses at Lohachaur, Rathuadhab, Halduparao, Mundiapani, Morghatti, Sendhikhal and Dhela.
Visitors can move about in vehicles inside the park area after making entries at the respective gates. Tourists will have to hire taxi permitted gypsies from Ramnagar which are available near the reception area. Tourist’s own vehicles are not allowed inside the Park so they have to be parked in Ramnagar. It is advisable to refuel vehicles before entering the park because there is no fuel station beyond Ramnagar. Another option is to undertake a day-tour conducted by the park on a safari bus which is operational only for Dhikala Tourism zone for a ride of max 6 hours. However, the capacity for this facility is limited. Walking or trekking inside the park is not allowed except at certain places. Specific trails for vehicles are maintained to enable visitors to watch wildlife at Corbett. Driving off track it is not allowed for reasons of safety. It is to be noted that driving after sunset is strictly prohibited.
Corbett has been a haunt for tourists and wildlife lovers for a long time. Tourism is allowed in selected areas of Corbett Tiger Reserve so that people get an opportunity to see its splendid landscape and the diverse wildlife living here. In recent years the number of people coming here has increased dramatically. Presently, every season more than 70,000 visitors come to the park from India and abroad. General Information:
Altitude: 385-1100 m above mean sea level Annual rainfall: 1400-2800 mm. Temperature range: 4°C in winter to 42°C during summer.
Food and Canteen Canteens are located at Dhikala, Gairal and Bijrani. However, at other places where this facility is not available cooking utensils and crockery are have been provided for visitors to carry their rations and cook their own their own meals. Consumption of non-vegetarian food and alcohol is strictly prohibited inside the park. Interpretive Facilities and Services Elephant rides offer a unique experience For the purpose of directing visitors and showing them around Corbett, trained Nature Guides are available at their service. These registered guides help tourists spot wildlife and make sure that they do not lose their way inside the forest. Taking a Nature Guide with each vehicle is compulsory.