Travel to the Jim Corbett National Park which lies admidst Sal forests in the Kumaon region in the foothills of the Himalayas. On this 3-night extension option from Delhi, you have the exciting opportunity to catch a glimpse of the majestic tiger roaming this beautiful landscape. On your open-Jeep safaris through the Park, you may also see the wild elephant, leopard, gharial, langur, rhesus macaque, peacock and several types of deer including cheetal, sambar, hog deer and barking deer, so keep your binoculars up and your eyes and ears open!
You are met upon arrival at Delhi International Airport or at your hotel in Delhi. Journey by air-conditioned car to Corbett National Park near Ramnagar. This is India's first National Park to come under Project Tiger. Corbett National Park supports a variety of vegetation, making it the ideal habitat for the tiger and its prey. Upon arrival late this afternoon, check into your hotel, then drive to Corbett National Park for an evening Jeep safari. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel before taking a morning Jeep safari through the Park. Keep a watchful eye for the elusive tiger, watch the playful antics of hundreds of bird species, and admire the elegance of India’s cheetal, sambar, and other deer. Take a break for lunch and embark on an evening Jeep safari through the park. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel. After check-out, take a scenic drive back to Delhi as you reflect on the wonders of India’s jungles and wildlife. Upon arrival, transfer to the airport to board your departure flight home or on to your next exciting destination.
This tour can be scheduled to accommodate your chosen departure date.
What are the passport/visa requirements for travel to India?
A passport with validity at least six months beyond your departure from India is required. Also, visas must be obtained prior to arrival in India. If you are a US citizen, please follow this link for details on obtaining an Indian Visa: https://www.indian-visa.com/. If you are not a US citizen, Please visit www.mea.gov.in, click on “Welcome” and then under "MEA Links" at the right, click on "Missions and Posts Abroad" and then click "Consulate Generals". You can then select your appropriate Consulate General office and link directly to its website, where detailed visa information and application forms can be found.
If I have a specific diet restriction or preference, will you be able to accommodate my request?
All efforts are made to accommodate reasonable diet preferences. We communicate the requests to the hotels and restaurants where you would be eating and your request should generally be honored and ready. However, it is always better to re-coordinate the requirements with our escort / attendant who will be able to ensure the establishments know about your requirements. We also request you to re-inform the establishment about your requirement at the time you go for meals to avoid any confusion or misunderstanding.
Can you provide a wheelchair?
Wheelchairs and attendants are available but the arrangements must be made well in advance. Please do let us know and we will be happy to arrange for this. If there is an additional charge, it will be communicated to you depending on your exact requirements. Please be aware that some vehicles are not fully wheelchair accessible. Therefore, it will be beneficial if the party can stand and walk at least a few steps with assistance for entering/exiting vehicles.
What kinds of hotels are used?
We use the best properties available in each location, only standard, deluxe, and luxury, 4- or 5-star hotels such as Taj, Oberoi, Imperial, Intercontinental and Hiltons, which give you good value, best security and hygiene conditions, and excellent service. In order to maintain our high standards of safety and security for our clients, we do not deal with low-end or budget hotels. We want you to enjoy every moment of your trip and not worry about your person or your belongings.
Please contact us if you would like to replace a hotel that we are using in the itinerary so we may provide you a price comparison and recommendation. Please look at the "Accommodation" tab for this tour in order to see the list of hotels used.
Are doctors available at all times?
We have identified qualified doctors in each destination you visit. These doctors are available in any case you need emergency medical attention. The hotels that we use usually have their own panels of on-call doctors available to their guests. In any case, please let the escort / attendant / anyone in our ground office know immediately if you feel unwell or think you are going to need medical attention.
What is the travel time between Delhi and Corbett?
The drive to your hotel near Corbett from Delhi (and return) is approximately 6 hours, depending on local traffic conditions. There will be at least one stop along the way so that you may stretch your legs.
Unfortunately, we don't offer Visa assistance but we can provide you with all the information that you need for getting a visa to India
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