If your destination is Jim Corbett National Park then a stay at Ramnagar is your best option. Not only is it the closest city to the many entry points of India’s oldest national park but also it forms the headquarters of the Corbett Tiger Reserve. All the official work including giving entry permits to the individuals booking of the safari (which is the highlight of the tour) is carried out from here only.
Situated in the Nainital district of Uttrakhand, Ramnagar is facilitated with well connected roads and rail network joining it with major cities of North India like Delhi, Nainital, Bareilly, and Moradabad etc.
The first and famous entry gate of Corbett Park “Amdanda Gate” also known as Bijrani Zone is only 2 km form Ramnagar City, once you reach the Ramnagar railway station all kinds of conveyance are available to the Jim Corbett Park at considerable fair. Tourists coming from length and breadth of the country opt for railway chain via Delhi, the national capital which is only 260 km away from Ramnagar alternatively one can reach Haldwani|Kashipoor|kathgodam and come to Ramnagar by road in taxi.
Railway proves to be the most comfortable and hassle free option if one is travelling in big groups. However, if you choose the roadways you are equally at ease. The state government of Uttrakhand plies buses at short interval of time form Delhi, Haldwani, Moradabad and Nainital that reach Corbett Park directly. In case you want to seek more adventure by coming here by your personal vehicle, you can enjoy the journey as fabulously as the destination itself promises to be. The national highway has many small big Dhabas and restaurant for you to make a hault and enjoy the delicacies. And yes, do not forget to stop for a selfie against the beautiful backdrop of hills and magnificent boulevard of Sal trees.
- Delhi :Delhi – Moradabad – Kashipur – Ramnagar (260 Kms)
- Nainital : Via Kaladhungi to Ramnagar (62 Kms)
- Lucknow :Lucknow – Bareilly – Kicha – Rudrapur – Kashipur – Ramnagar (436 km)
- Dehradun : Dehradun – Ramnagar (232 km)