Jim Corbett Park is one of the main tourist attraction in India. Every year it attracts a large number of visitors from India and abroad. Some come here for the love of tigers, some for adventure, and some to stay and roam in the lap of nature. This is why most visitors try to book hotels in Jim Corbett National Park. Peace, serenity, flora, fauna and nature is best kept here. However, beauty does get affected by the season and the weather. For instance, you will find the place greener and more species of migratory birds during the spring season.
So, in this article, we tell you in detail when should you be going throughout the year.
The Best Months To Visit Jim Corbett National Park
The park is spread over the areas Nainital, Pauri Garhwal, Almora of Uttrakhand state. Mainly identified for the Project Tiger for saving the endangered Royal Bengal Tiger, this park continues to be the safest abode for them. The park is spread across 1318.54 square Kms but the main area is only up to 520 square Kms.
The park is open from mid of June to mid of November. The good part is if you cannot plan a trip during this time, then you can go to Jhirna Zone of this park anytime in the year as it is open whole year. Dhikala zone is open for tourists to visit from November 15 to June mid whereas Birjani Zone allows visitors from mid-October to mid-June. At the time of Monsoon, Birjani and Dhikala regions get very muddy and washed off with heavy rains. So after the sunset, the park is closed and no jeep or ride is allowed.
The Best time To visit Jim Corbett National Park By Season
Winters (October to February)
If you are fond of bird watching, then winters are surely the best. At this time, you will see very vibrant, colourful, chirpy and beautiful birds. Tigers will also be seen roaming around in the park.
Tip: During the night, the temperature goes down to 5 degrees, so keep clothes accordingly.
Monsoons (July to September)
If you can visit the park in any other season, you should not go in this season. You can visit in this season if you don’t have time in any other season, the pro is that you will not have any difficulty in taking permits and finding accommodation in hotels in Jim Corbett National Park. Trekking will also be tranquil. This is also said to be the mating time of the animals. However, the chances of soil erosion and landslides are high.
Summers (March to June)
The temperature in this season is quite high and because of this, the animals are usually seen struggling with loo and heat. Even you will have problem roaming in the park in such high temperature but the view will be memorable and you will also be able to enjoy river rafting.
Tip: Book hotels in Jim Corbett National Park so that you can go to rest as soon as you are done for the day.
Hope this helped. Have a happy vacay!