Thursday, December 1, 2011

A Perfect Wildlife Getaway

Corbett national park is one of world’s finest and first wildlife resorts. Previously named as Ramganga national park, it was later named as Jim Corbett National Park after Jim Corbett. Situated at the foothills of the Himalayas it has an extremely rich variety of flora and fauna. The national park supports one of the biggest tiger projects in India and it is one of the biggest tiger reserves in the world. Apart from tigers, it is also a natural habitat of several other wild animals and birds like Elephants, Tiger, Lions, Rhino, Leopards, Crocodiles, and Bear. The park is covered with dense forests, grasslands and hills. Corbett National ParkThe months from November to June are the best times to visit this area. Birding in Corbett is one of the major tourist attractions as several varieties of birds can be found here. Hotels in Corbett provide for a perfect accommodation for these tourists.

With over 600 species of birds, the Bird sanctuary in Corbett is one of the biggest habitats for both migratory as well as native birds in India. Birding in Corbett is one of the primary tourist activities in the park. For bird lovers and ornithologists, the park is an ultimate zone of adventure, as tourists can watch the lovely and colorful birds chirping happily in their natural habitat. This place has a good mixture of oriental as well as Arctic birds. Some of the birds that can be found here are owls, Flycatchers, rollers, doves, chats, robins, Finches, vultures, eagles, hornbills, beef eaters, buzzards, babblers, and kingfisher. The birds fly throughout the year; there are winter and summer visitors and Passage, Altitudinal, as well as local migrants. Special care is taken so that the birds do not get disturbed in their natural environment.

All the birding and animal safari would not be possible without a convenient place to stay in. There are many hotels in Corbett to provide you with food and lodging facilities. There are all kinds of hotels, resort, lodges, and forest rest houses to suit everyone’s needs. Corbett Hotels are beautifully built with wooden raft, and decorated to make the tourists stay a delightful one. They are outfitted with modern contemporary facilities, like multi cuisine restaurants, swimming pools, gym, Bar. There are also attached gardens with some of the hotels, perfect for a bonfire with friends and family. Some of the hotels also have Bar-b-q options, to add more fun to your stay in the hotel. Built in the middle of the forest the hotels provide a perfect calm ambience away from the noisy city life.