Places to visit near in Jim Corbett

Jim Corbett National Park is just a 5-hour drive from Delhi. There are a number of places to visit near in Jim Corbett National Park. But it doesn’t stop here, Corbett you have entered into a Pandora’s box. In many ways, Jim Corbett is the gateway to Uttarakhand, especially Kumaon Uttarakhand.

The Corbett National Park is an experience in itself but won’t you like to check out Nainital, Almora, Ranikhet, Mukteshwar, Ramgarh, Bhimtal or Sattal. All of these places are within a few hours journey from the Wildlife Sanctuary. Here are some of the place that we would like you to add to your itinerary when you are on you are visiting Jim Corbett National Park.

Places to visit near in Jim Corbett:

1. Mohan Almora:

At a distance of 50 kms from Corbett, Mohan lies in between the road from Ramnagar to Almora. Hence it is one of the places to visit near in Jim Corbett National Park. The place has been famous for a notorious man-eater name “Mohan Leopard.” The place has a few guest houses and small eating station which provide excellent traditional food which shouldn’t be missed at any cost.

2. Pangot:

At a distance of 56kms from Jim Corbett lies the sleepy hamlet of Kumaun. The place holds extra significance for the birders. There is also a trek which goes from Pangot to Kaladungi. A favorite camping spot, if you liked Corbett, you would surely dig Pangot.

3. Marchula:

At a distance of 68 kms, Marchula lies between Kumaun to Gharwal, though both are in the vicinity of National Park. The place is favorite for anglers and people who are seeking solitude. The scenic beauty of the Ramganga river is enchanting. An ideal location to relax and perhaps go for a Picnic.

4. Nainital:

62 kms from Corbett, Nainital is one of the most alluring hill station in the state. Ever since the Britishers found it, it has been their darling. The city has evolved around the Naini Lake. Also known as the ‘lake district of India”,  the place has many hidden jewels for those who are looking.The buzz and noise, the tranquility of Nature, you say it, Nainital has it.

5. Naukuchiatal:

86 km from Corbett, lies Naukuchiatal, which means the lake with nine corners. The place was put on the tourist map by late PM Rajeev Gandhi. It has bounded dark woody forests, and lush greenery, Naukuchiatal stands on it own to among the various lakes surrounding it. The place is famous for its boat rides; it offers some of the best scenic vistas of the sparkling bluish water lake and its pleasant environment.

6. Mukteshwar:

At a distance of 93 km, Mukteshwar is everything that Corbett is not. The place is visited by very few tourist and is yet to make a mark. The sanctuary is famous for its open landscape, Mukteshwar is opposite. Most important the place offers 180-degrees view of the Himalayan Ranges. One can see the peaks of Nanda Devi, Nanda Ghunti, Nandakot, Trishul, and Panchachuli. It is a famous hill station in Kumaon.

7. Pawalgarh Corbett:

At a distance of 11 km Pawalgarh is a distant nephew of the more flamboyant Corbett National Park. The place is any birders paradise. Pawalgarh is a unique introduction to the life of villages in the hills. It is getting popular for homestays and camping. There is also a school on organic farming. The villagers are very welcoming.

8. Ranikhet:

Ranikhet is the hill station which offers everything the nature admirers want. It is located in the Almora district of Uttarakhand state and is 59 km from Kausani. Hill station Ranikhet means Queens Land- and is the tourist spot. It offers a great view of the Himalayas, its green forests, fresh and cold breeze, singing birds these all adds to the beauty of this hill station.

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