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Jeep Safari Price & Safari Zones

Price (Indian)INR 8000 / - Jeep ( Maximum 6 Persons & 2 children (b/w - 5 to 12 years) are allowed in ONE Jeep)
Price (Foreigner)INR 12000 / Jeep ( Maximum 6 Persons & 2 children (b/w - 5 to 12 years) are allowed in ONE Jeep )
ZonesBijrani / Garjiya / Jhirna / Dhela / Durgadevi / Phato / Sitabani
TimingsMorning 6:00 AM - 9.00 AM | Evening 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM (Safari Timing Varies as Season Changes)
InclusionsPermission of CTR, Jeep, Driver, Permit and All Entries & Taxes. * Guide Fee to be paid by the guest on the spot directly. * Pick & drop is not included from hotels.

Canter Safari Price & Zone

Price (Indian)INR 2500 / Person ( ONE Canter has 16 Seats )
Price (Foreigner)INR 4500 / Person ( ONE Canter has 16 Seats )
ZonesPeaceful Dhikala
TimingsMorning 6:00 AM - 11.30 AM | Evening 12:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Overview

Are you planning to experience a jeep safari in Jim Corbett National Park? Here is the complete guide for Jim Corbett Safari Booking.

With its lush forests, glistening rivers, and diverse animals, Jim Corbett is the perfect destination for anyone looking to experience the natural beauty of India up close. But with so many options and activities available, planning your safari adventure can be overwhelming.

That’s why we’ve compiled the ultimate guide to booking a safari in Jim Corbett National Park. From choosing the best time of year to visiting selecting the perfect tour package, we’ve got you covered. So buckle up, grab your binoculars, and prepare for an unforgettable safari experience in India’s stunning Jim Corbett National Park.

Best time to visit Jim Corbett National Park

Jim Corbett Park is open to visitors from 15th November to 15th June. The best time to visit the park is between November and February when the weather is pleasant, however, chances of spotting wildlife in summer are higher. During this time, the park is lush, and the water sources are abundant, making it easier for animals to find water. The temperature during this period ranges from 5°C to 25°C, making it comfortable for tourists to explore the park.

The months of March to June are also excellent times to visit Jim Corbett National Park. During these months, the temperature can go up to 40°C, but it’s still a great time to spot tigers and elephants. The main zones of the park remain closed from June 16 to November 15 during the monsoon season.

Jhirna & Dhela zones are open throughout the year; however, it is subject to weather conditions in monsoon.

Types of Safaris in Corbett

Corbett National Park is a paradise for nature and wildlife enthusiasts. One way to experience nature to the fullest at Corbett is through a jungle safari. There are three types of safari options that you will find here are as follows:

Jim Corbett  Jeep Safari Booking:

Jim Corbett Open Jeep Safari Booking is the most popular safari option. A jeep can accommodate 6 adults and 2 kids at a time. They are conducted twice a day and are allowed in all zones except the Dhikala Zone. Visitors must stay in forest rest houses in the Dhikala zone to experience a jeep safari.

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Jim Corbett Canter Safari:

Yet another immersive experience is the canter safari, conducted and operated by forest officials. These safaris go deep into the wilderness of Jim Corbett. An open-roof canter safari can carry a group of 16-18 people. These safaris last for a good five hours and are safe. Canter safaris are only conducted in the Dhikala zone of Corbett National Park.

Jim Corbett Elephant Safari:

Although banned in 2018 as per the court’s order, they still function discreetly at the periphery zones of Jim Corbett. This safari can be booked on arrival. Generally, these safaris last for an hour and can be a vivid experience in itself. Do not expect an elephant safari in the forest as these are short rides conducted nearby main roads.

Safari Timings & Prices in Jim Corbett National Park

Jim Corbett Jeep Safari functions twice a day. In the morning it starts from 6:35 AM to 9:30 AM. In the evening it functions from 1:30 PM to 5:00 PM. The price for Indians for jungle safari is INR 8000/- per jeep.  The charge per jeep for foreigners is INR 12000/-. The jeep can accommodate a maximum of 6 persons and 2 children.

Canter Safari also functions twice. In the morning, it functions from 6:45 AM to 11:55 AM. In the evening, it functions from 12:00 PM to 5:30 PM. On a per-seat basis, the prices are charged. The charges for Indians are INR 2500/person and for foreigners INR 4500/person.

Elephant safari. Elephant Safari does not function as per the order of the Hon High Court.

How to book a safari in Jim Corbett National Park

There are three different stages of Jim Corbett Safari booking online. Firstly, you need an authorized safari permit which can be booked on the official website of Jim Corbett Safari.

You need a permit from the official website for both the jeep safari and the night stay at the park. After the permit, you will have to book the jeep and guide separately for your safari. Jeeps need to be booked in advance, and a guide can be booked on arrival.

We advise a reputed travel agency like Banzaara Travels, which can organize the entire trip for you without any hassle. Accredited agencies like Banzaara Travels can help assign professional drivers and guides to enhance the overall experience of a safari in Corbett Tiger Reserve.

What to expect during the Safari ride

Jim Corbett is truly an ecotourism destination, the park currently has 495 different species of plants and a diverse variety of fauna. The park is home to almost 110 tree species, 50 species of mammals, 580 bird species, and 25 reptile species. The deciduous forest contains mainly sal, haldi, peepal, and mango trees. 73% of the park contains forest, while 10% comprises grasslands.

Jim Corbett National Park is home to more than 280 tigers, which makes a safari ride in the forest a thrilling experience.

Things to carry on a Jim Corbett Safari

ID cards of all members traveling (a must for safari booking), Insect Repellents, First aid, and Medicines. Carry a litter bag while entering the park and return the non-biodegradable garbage outside.

Do’s:

  • Get your permits well in advance.
  • You are in the habitat of wild animals. Make sure you respect that.
  • Wear dull colors that match the natural surroundings, like khaki and olive green.

Don’ts:

The Wildlife Protection Act governs you on the Corbett Tiger Reserve premises. You must follow the requisite rules and regulations while on the premises.

  • There is a prohibition on carrying firearms.
  • There is a prohibition on smoking and lighting fires.
  • There is a prohibition on playing transistors or tape recorders inside the premises
  • There is a prohibition on entering the restricted zone by visitors.
  • Shouting, teasing, or attempting to feed animals inside the premises is also a penal offense.
  • Do not carry non-vegetarian food within the Corbett Tiger Reserve.

Safari Zones in Jim Corbett National Park

Dhikala Zone

The open period for the zone is from 15th November to 15th June. The entry gate for the zone is Dhangarhi, about 18km from Ramnagar. The Safari option available here is only the day-canter safari. The Jeep Safari option isn’t available here.

The maximum number of canter safari seats is about 64 in each shift. The forest rent houses are Dhikala FRH, Gairal FRH, Sarpduli FRH, and Sultan FRH.

Bijrani Zone:

The entry gate for this zone is Amanda Gate. It is 2 km from Ramnagar. The open period for the safari tour is from 15th October to 30th June. The safari offered in this zone is the day jeep safari. A maximum of 30 jeeps can function in this zone in one shift. The forest rest houses in the zone are Bijrani FRH and Mailani FRH.

Jhirna Zone:

The entry gate for this zone is Dhela gate, which is 15 km from Ramnagar. The open period for safari tours in this zone is throughout the year of weather conditions. The safari offered here is a day jeep safari. The maximum number of jeep safari operating in one shift is 30 jeeps. The forest rest houses are as follows: Jhirna FRH.

Dhela Zone:

Safaris in this zone operate throughout the year under weather conditions. The safari offered here is the day jeep safari, and the maximum number of jeep safaris in one shift is around 15 jeeps.

Durga Devi Zone:

The entry gate for this zone is Durga Devi Gate, which is 28 km from Ramnagar. Safari in this zone operates from 15 November to 15 June. Day jeep safaris operate in this zone, and the maximum number of jeep safaris operating in one shift is 11. Lohachaur FRH is the forest rest house.

Garjiya Zone:

The entry gate for this is Amdanda Gate, 9 km. from Ramnagar. The exit gate is at Garjiya gate. The open period for the safari tour is from 15th November to 30th June. In the morning and evening, the safari functions. The maximum is limited by the directions of forest officials at Jim Corbett owing to its recent addition.

The forest rest house functions at Garjiya and Malani FRH. This zone is known for its beautiful landscapes and is also one of the most tiger-reach areas.

Phato Zone:

The entry gate is at Phato gate, which is 26 km. from Ramnagar, and the exit gate is at Phato gate. The safari tour operates from 15th November to 30th June in this zone. The safari is offered both in the morning and evening.

The maximum number of jeeps in two shifts is 50. Tree house stays are available in this zone, which makes it very desirable. This zone is known for its diverse wildlife.

Sitabani Zone:

The entry gate is near Teda village, and the exit gate is at Paulgarh gate. This zone is approximately 4 km from Ramnagar. It is open for safari all year round, and the safaris offered in the zone include both day jeep safaris and day elephant safaris. There is no limit on the maximum number of jeep safaris in this zone. In this zone, you will find a few hotels and resorts that function privately.

Jim Corbett Safari Booking Price

The prices for a safari in Corbett National Park may vary, but we highly recommend going ahead with a reputed and professional travel agency. The price for a jeep safari starts from 8000 rupees for an exclusive 4-hour safari. It usually includes all the government fees and agency management fees.

Charges for canter safari start with 2500/- Per Person.

Jim Corbett Safari Booking with Banzaara

Jim Corbett National Park offers such an enthralling experience that you will forget the hustle and bustle of the city for good. However, you can truly live this experience with adequate help. Banzaara Travels is the help you seek.

With more than 10 years of experience in wildlife tour management and well-trained professional drivers with a minimum of 10000 hours of safari experience, we can help you enlive this experience.

Not just that, we have top-rated government-accredited guides with years of professional experience. We offer free pick-and-drop from your resorts and complimentary gift boxes & water bottles. We are hell-bent on making your experience at Jim Corbett worth every expectation you hold. Give us a chance to help make your stay at Jim Corbett memorable! Contact Us!

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