Experiencing one of the most amazing national parks in Asia is on everybody’s bucket list. That means the number of visitors is skyrocketing every year.
But the question arises on how to book your spot at different safari rides in this such a demanding place?
The answer to this is simple with today’s changing world and with the introduction of the internet you can escape those old traditional ways of getting into lines and booking a spot.
Visitors can book online Jeep Safari, Canter Safari or Elephant Safari for five different zones of the park namely Bijrani, Jhirna, Dhikala, Dhela, and Durgadevi at Jim Corbett national park.
But the prices, zones, and timings all are different in these three types of safaris.
Prices are different for Indians and foreigners for all different safari rides. You are lucky if you are an Indian and booking a safari ride at Jim Corbett national park can save you your hard-earned money.
These three rides are eligible for specific zones in the Jim Corbett national park. You cannot travel in all zones using one safari ride. To experience all the different zones you need to book all three safari rides.
The most important aspect of safari rides is timings. All three safari rides have different timings so you can choose the rides which are fulfilling your requirements in every aspect.
Keep in mind that you cannot influence the safari zone, safari driver and the naturalist guide. These aspects are managed by the automated computerized system to ensure the equal distribution of safari vehicles in respective zones.
All the procedures of Safari Booking at Corbett are managed by the forest officials as per the guidelines of India’s forest department.
So your bookings are safe and secure you don’t need to worry about that. You can enjoy your holidays at the Jim Corbett national park to the fullest.
Jeep safari is one of the most used safaris in the Jim Corbett national park. You can easily book a jeep safari ride for your family and loved ones.
It is limited to four zones as it only covers Bijrani, Jhirna, Dhela, and Durgadevi which excludes the Dhikala zone.
When it comes to the timings of the jeep safari rides it varies according to the different seasons. You can see the changes online once you are about to book a ride at Jim Corbett’s.
But the usual timings for a jeep safari are divided into two parts – Morning and Evening. The morning timings are from 6 a.m to 9.30 a.m and the evening timings are from 3 p.m to 6 p.m.
As you already know the prices are different for Indians and foreigners.
One jeep safari which can include a maximum of 6 adults and 2 children (between 5 to 12 years) can cost you about INR 4500 if you are an Indian.
On the other hand, if you are and foreigner the same jeep will cost you about INR 9000 which will have a similar capacity of carrying people i.e 6 adults and 2 children ( between 5 to 12 years.
As the Jeep Safari excludes the Dhikala zone the canter safari covers that zone. You can explore the beauty of the Dhikala zone on a canter with your big family or a large group of friends.
People who want to explore the Jim Corbett national park in a minibus can choose a carter safari to experience so.
Canter safari is almost available for the whole day but the timings are divided into two similar as of the Jeep safari i.e the morning and the evening.
The morning timings are from 6 a.m to 11.50 a.m and the evening timings are from 12 p.m to 6 p.m you can choose the time which is best suited for you.
Prices of a canter safari are not high as that of a jeep safari as it will cost you INR 1500 if you have Indian nationality and about INR 3000 if you don’t have Indian nationality.
One canter has 16-18 seats which can be booked if you are travelling in a large group so that you can all enjoy the beauty of flora and fauna in the Dhikala zone of the Jim Corbett national park together as it removes the seat limitation of a Jeep safari.
If you want to get away from all the non-eco-friendly rides available you always have the option to switch to the eco-friendly ride in the Jim Corbett national park.
Elephant safari is the option for an environment-friendly ride at Jim Corbett’s. But it has some zone limitations that it is only available in the Sitabani zone and Dhikala zone of Jim Corbett’s. If you want to enjoy the beauty of the other zones you can choose the Jeep safari as it is not limited.
Elephant safari also has a very specific timing for the ride. As its morning timings are from 6 a.m to 8 a.m and the evening timings are from 4 p.m to 6 p.m.
In this safari ride, the rates are the same for both Indians and Foreigners as an elephant can hold up to four people at a time and can you cost you around INR 3500 per elephant.
The prices listed for each safari ride include the Driver, Permit, Guide Charges, and Service charges. So no additional cost is added once the booking is confirmed. If someone tries to take additional money from you, you can report it to the officials. Don’t get fooled.
If you are travelling to the Jim Corbett national park chances are it will not be a one-day visit so where will you stay?
Don’t worry the authorities of Jim Corbett national park have covered it for you with the availability of night stays inside the Jim Corbett.
The stays are made comfortable for you so that you don’t feel uncomfortable while experiencing a few of the best nights in your life at the Jim Corbett national park.
Just imagine spending your night within the house of such a wide variety of flora and fauna.
Dream come true for all nature lovers. Isn’t it?
The night stay is available in all the zones of the park which are Dhikala, Bijrani, Jhirna, Sonanadi, Durgadevi & Dhela. So don’t have to worry about travelling to a specific zone for a night’s stay.
You can book your spot for a night’s stay online as everyone would want to have this experience of staying at least once inside the house of diverse flora and fauna.
Prices of the stay are different for the Non-Indians and Indians. A night stay can cost you around INR 6500 per person if you are an Indian citizen and around INR 8500 if you are from another country.
Now you are aware of every single detail of all the safari rides available in Jim Corbett’s national park and that you can book them online as well. So don’t hesitate to plan a holiday. Go ahead and experience the beautiful place in real.
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