Thursday, December 22, 2011

Role of Corbett National Park in Indian Tourism Industry

India is a nation with dissimilar environmental surroundings. The unique diversity of India attracts millions of tourists from every nook and corner of the world. Nature lovers find solace and tranquility in the wide variety of national parks and wildlife sanctuaries that are found in India. These parks and sanctuaries are well protected in India and no human intervention is permitted. These spots not only protect the affluent flora and fauna of the nation but at the same time they attract lot of tourists round the year. Jim Corbett National Park of India is one of the oldest sheltered regions in the country. This park was discovered in the year 1936 by the Governor of United Province (Uttarakhand in British era). Presently this park is situated in the foothills of Himalayas in the currently established Uttarakhand state. The park is declared as a reserve for the Bengal tigers.

Several tourists come to Corbett each year to feel the picturesque beauty and attractiveness of nature which has given a major boost to the tourism of India. Every year the number of tourists is augmenting but Jim Corbett never appears crowded and is successful in offering desired isolation and peace for which it is known. In a short span of time, Corbett has adorned itself as the center of tourism in the country. The stirring victory of ecotourism in Jim Corbett has lent a hand in creating it as a major tourist center. Jim Corbett has positively contributed in changing the old picture of tourism in India. Corbett National Park is the primary choice with majority of the wildlife visitors coming from different countries all over the world and has earned an approximate profit of Rs 310 lakh for the tourism department of Uttarakhand, which is perhaps 90% of the total tourism revenue earned by the state.

These days the wildlife sightseeing at Corbett National park provides grand opportunity for seeing different wild animals in their natural environment. Going for a vacation to the Corbett National Park will be a wonderful experience for people of all ages and one can discover the best that Indian Forests have to offer. It goes without saying that ever since Uttarakhand emerged as a state on the map of India; the amazing Corbett National park has contributed significantly in increasing the wildlife tourism. It has grown by leaps and bounds in the last decade and given a major boost to the tourist industry of India.