Corbett National Park

An Ode To The Conservationist and Author Colonel Jim Corbet

Quick Information

Operating Season:

Corbett National Park is open all 365 days a year.

Park Closed on:

Corbett Tiger Reserve remains closed during the monsoon. All ecotourism zones of Corbett Tiger Reserve are closed to visitors for night halts from 15th June to 14th November. However, the day safari's are operational throughout the year.

Operating Hours

  • Morning Safari
    • Entry Time: The standard rule is that the safari starts at sunrise. Hence, Morning safari entry time ranges between 5:30 am to 6:30 am depending on the sunrise time. 
    • Exit Time: Safari at Corbett can last for a maximum of 3 hours. Therefore, exit time may range between 8:30 am to 9:30 am.
  • Evening Safari
    • Entry Time: The evening safari entry time ranges between 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm depending on the weather. In Winters the time is mostly 3:00 pm and in summers that is April onwards the time would be 4:00 pm.
    • Exit Time: The exit time depends on the sunset and can range between 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm. 

The Day Visit Jungle Safari is done 'only' with gypsy's registered with the park administration as private vehicles are not allowed inside the park. The Day visit Gypsy safari is done in all zones except Dhikala, where if you wish to go for a Day Visit Safari, you have the option ofCanters (capacity of up to 16 adults). Every day two Canter rides are conducted in the morning and two in the evening shifts only for Dhikala Zone.

No. of Rooms Available at each Forest Rest House

 Name of  FRH         No. of rooms available Dormitory Available
 Bijrani FRH 6 0
Dhikala FRH 20 12-bed dormitory
Sultan FRH 2 0
Sarpduli 5 0
Gharial 4 8-bed dormitory


The climate at Jim Corbett National Park is temperate throughout the year but the best time to visit the national park is from 15th November till the end of May. In Winters (November to February) the temperature varies between 5 °C to 30 °C. Summer (March to May) temperature touches 40°C and the average temperature is about 30°C. Wildlife enthusiasts should prefer travelling to Corbett during this season as this period is perfect for animal sightings. They can move around the Park and enjoy wildlife safaris. Monsoon (June to September) offer heavy rainfall; there can be light rainfall intermittently whole through the year. The monsoon is good to enjoy the natural beauty of the park. 

Month   Jan    Feb    Mar    Apr    May    Jun    Jul    Aug    Sep    Oct    Nov   Dec 
Minimum°C   -2  -1  11  20  23  24  24  25  22  16  10  0
 Maximum°C    20  22  26  34  40  42  34  30  26  26  24  22
*Information Last Modified On: 22-Jul-2021

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