Jim Corbett National Park and tiger reserve , Uttranchal, India

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The First Tiger Reserve and national park in India, Corbett National Park is located in two districts Nainital and Pauri in the hilly state of Uttaranchal in north India. It was recognised as a National Park during 1936 under the United Provinces National Parks Act of India. Earlier named Hailey National Park, renamed in 1954-55 as Ramganga which ultimately named after Corbett the renowned hunter turned conservator cum writer in 1955 56.
Located at the hill regions of Uttaranchal, Garhwal and Kumaon the area of the park along with Sonanadi Wildlife Sanctuary and reserve forest areas of Kalagarh Forest Division and Ramnagar Forest Division forms the Corbett Tiger Reserve covers over 1290 square kilometres

The elevation of the park is 380 to1150 meters above mean sea level and the temperature varies from 4°C in winter to 42°C in summer. The park records rainfall of about 1400 to 2800 mm per year and visitors are permitted after the monsoon is over.

ideal / best time / season / when to visit : November to April. Park remains for tourists from 15 th November to15th June

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