Guided Tour On Jeep Safari
Jim Corbett National Park – Kalagarh Tiger Reserve
Lahermitage Resort is situated amid the Shivalik Mountain Range, Garhwal. With the launch of Project Tiger in 1974, the northern part of Corbett National Park was named Kalagarh Tiger Reserve. As the name suggests, the area has a high density of tigers and leopards.
Other wildlife includes deers-chital, barking deer, goral, sambar, and hog deer. With over 580 species of birds such as kingfishers, wagtails, forktails, pheasants, hornbills, eagles, vultures and about 50 species of mammals along with 25 species of reptiles like-crocodiles, king cobras, rock pythons and monitor lizards, the part of the park is a paradise for wildlife photographers and nature enthusiasts.
Northern Region of Corbett falls in the vicinity of Lansdowne. With 3 entry gates to the park near the Hermitage hill. One can go for Jungle Safari in Gypsy from these 3 prominent gates, which are located just 5 kms from the Hermitage Hill.
Safari Zones in North Corbett
* Vatanvasa Zone
* Kalingco Zone
* Maidavan Zone
The Corbett National Park also enjoys the privilege of being the first national park of India to be covered under the famous Project Tiger (Project Tiger was lunched to protect the diminishing tiger population in India in 1973).
Located in the picturesque surroundings of lush green forests and a series of ridges running parallel to the valley, the park covers an area of 520.8 sq. km and is famous for its individualistic scenic beauty. The wildlife in Corbett National Park is quite rich and varied, difficult to be found in any other national parks of India.
According to a 2-year long survey conducted by a team of wildlife specialists, the wildlife in Corbett National Park comprises of about 50 mammal species, 580 bird species, 25 reptile species and 110 tree species.The varied wildlife in Corbett National Park ranges from large mammals to the lesser ones, the birds, the reptiles and amphibians, the fishes, the insects, the mollusks, the crustaceans and more. But the Corbett National Park is known for its ferocious yet handsome Royal Bengal Tigers. The park offers congenial environmental conditions for growth and survival of the Royal Bengal Tigers and its prey such as 4 kinds of Deer, Wild Boar and other lesser animals.