Located on the foothills of the great Kumaon range, Nainital in northern India's Uttarakhand has always been an adobe of fascinating wildlife, divine scenic beauty, and thrilling experiences – altogether a paradise for every wildlife and nature enthusiast. Established in 1936 Jim Corbett National Park was initially known as Hailey National Park, later the park is renamed as Jim Corbett National Park in honor of the fabulous British naturalist and hunter Jim Corbett who had contributed a lot to this park and had even hunted a large number of man-eater tigers and leopards in that same region of Uttarakhand. Spreading over more than 520 square kilometers in Nainital district, this wildlife sanctuary is blessed with lush greenery, riverbeds, lowlands, and few ancient temples – all these make Corbett National Park the most exciting and offbeat tourist destination for the adventure seekers.
Embark on this Corbett Nainital trip from Delhi – make a 6 hours drive to reach Ramnagar, a tiny city near Corbett National Park. Check in at the wildlife resort upon arrival and take some rest and fill your appetite with delicious lunch. During the afternoon, you can visit the nearby Girija Devi temple which is located 14 km away from the city of Ramnagar. There is a huge rock in the middle of river Kosi which is known as Girija Devi. After spending some peaceful hours around the temple you might explore the Dhangdi museum and Corbett Fall. Return to the resort by the evening where you can enjoy some wild bonfire and music with your friends and families before retiring for the night.
Begin your next morning with an early morning jeep safari into the wild with an experienced and expert travel guide. Drive deep into the pristine wilderness of the Tiger reserve area of the park to seize the thrilling sights of the wild beauties like wild elephants, spotted deer, leopard, wildcat and most prominently the tigers. Get ready with your camera to capture the very moment of a tiger resting under a shade or preying some animals. Once you finish jeep safari, come back to the resort to for lunch break and rest. You might also head to trace the Tigers once again in the early evening by jeep. Then return to the resort to have dinner and prepare for the next morning.
Right after breakfast, you can begin your journey to explore Nainital, the Queen of Kumaon. This picturesque and quaint hill station is built encompassed by a pear-shaped lake called Naini Lake (tal). According to Hindu mythology, this is the place where the eyes Sati fell while Lord Shiva was carrying her body towards Kailash. Hence it is called Nainital or lake of the eye. On reaching Nainital you can check in the beautiful pre-booked resort to take some rest and have lunch. Soon after lunch, you can start exploring the sites like Naini Peak, Tiffin top and others around this mesmerizing district. A relaxing evening boating on the Naini Lake is enough to soothe your mind and soul before you return to the resort.
At last comes the most difficult time to leave behind all these enthralling moments, secluded wild verdant valleys, solitary peaks and return to the regular track of life.
So, when was the last time you took a break from your daily schedule? However, it is the time to escape from the hue and cry of the city for a few days and explore the unspoiled wild beauty with Corbett Nainital tour in Uttarakhand with your dear ones.
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