Rich Flora of Jim Corbett National Park
Jim Corbett National Park is filled with rich flora like Sal trees which covers almost 75% of the total area of the park. With 600 species of plants, shrubs, a fern, herbs, trees and bamboos, the park is naturally rich. Sal, Khair, Sissoo and the only conifer called Chir Pine are found in Corbett. Male Bamboo (Dendrocalamus strictus) can be seen in abundance. Flowering plants like Kachnar (Bauhinia Variegata), Semal (Bombax ceiba), Dhak, Madaar or Indian Coral (Erythrinia indica) and Amaltas (Cassia fistula) along with artificially planted trees likeTeak (Tectona grandis), Silver Oak (Gravillea robusta), Eucalyptus, Jacaranda (Jacaranda mimosaefolia) and Bottlebrush (Callistemon viminalis), and can be seen in and around the forest area of Corbett Tiger Reserve. Shrubs like Ber (Zizyphus), Maror Phali (Helicteres isora) and Jhau are also found in Corbett.
Exotic Wildlife of Jim Corbett
Well, flora is something to really appreciative about but the thing that attracts thousands of people every year to this destination is its exotic wildlife. Since, it is a Tiger Reserve; the population of Bengal Tigers is fair in the Park. Besides, other exotic animals include elephants, leopards, deers, Black Bear, Sloth Bear, Walking Deer, Hog Deer, Sambar, Yellow-throated Marten, Otters and Ghariyal along with aqua fauna such as Golden Oriole, Pallas Fish Eagle, Indian Pitta, Tawny Fish Owl, Scarlet Minivet and species of birds like the Great Pied or hornbill, Orange Breasted Green Pigeon, Hodgson's Bushchat, White-Backed Vulture, and reptile like Ghariyal or Aligator, Mugger or Crocodiles and the King Cobra.
Well, all this could best be enjoyed on different safari options that you get in Jim Corbett. Choose from different Safaris and explore the best of Jim Corbett.
Jeep Safari in Jim Corbett
Amidst the lanes of tall Sal trees and withering beauty, let the silence make you deaf and your soul happy. This is what a serene jeep safari makes you feel here inside the Park. You can book your rides in advance and get going on the trail early morning at 5:30 am or 6:30 am according to the time given to you by your safari guide. It covers zones like Bijrani, Sitabani and Jhirna.
Canter Safari in jim Corbett
Well, one of the most exotic zones of safari, Dhikala does not entertain Jeep Safari and so Canter safari is the only option that can take you there. There are two canter safari services in a day- one is from 0600 Hrs (sunrise time) and the other at 1200 Hrs (afternoon). The 05 Hrs extensive rides through canter safari will give you immense insight and enjoyment.
Well, that’s not enough for the day. Apart from Jim Corbett National Park, there are many other places to visit around Jim Corbett National Park.