How to Reach Corbett National Park from Delhi - Road Route and Things to Carry

Corbett National Park located in Uttarakhand is the best adventure vacation destination in India. This national park is best for watching live wild animals in India. Founded in 1936 by Jim Corbett Tiger Hunter, it is also one of the best protected areas in the country. Within its boundaries, live many endangered and protected species of wild animals. Jim Corbett Park is famous for watching Indian tigers while sitting on a machan (a raised platform used for watching tigers) for whole night. In the daytime, you can see numerous migratory birds, deers, and even the Ganges Gharial (the Indian Gavial).

 The best way to explore the park is by hiring a safari with the sunrise and sunset being the best time to watch the wildlife that moves there. Also, you can see the view from the observation towers scattered around the protected area. The best time to visit Corbett National Park is between December and March. There is lodging and mostly all amenities available inside the park. You can reach Corbett National Park by Volvo bus or your own car if you are traveling from Delhi.

Watch rare tigers in Jim Corbett National Park
Watch rare tigers in Jim Corbett National Park

Close Encounter With a Tiger in Jim Corbett National Park

Wild Animals in Zoo - A Close Shot of Indian Leopard in Delhi Zoo by me

Wild Animals in Delhi Zoo - Indian Leopard

Jim Corbett National Park, Corbett Video - Watching Live Animals in Jeep Safari

Road Route from Delhi to Corbett

Step-by-step driving directions in car or cab:

Step 1: Start from Sarai Kale Khan, New Delhi, Delhi and head North | Distance: 0.9 Km

Cross the following on your way:

Nangli Rajapur at 0.6 Km

Total: 0.9 Km

Step 2. Take the slip road at flyover | Distance: 0.1 Km

Total: 1.1 Km

Step 3. Bear left on Mahatma Gandhi Marg | Distance: 0.4 Km

Total: 1.5 Km

Step 4. Take the slip road at Nizamuddin Bridge Flyover | Distance: 0.3 Km

Cross the following on your way:

National Zoological Park at 0 m

Total: 1.9 Km

Step 5. Turn right on Gurjar Samrat Mir Bhoj Marg | Distance: 0.1 Km

Total: 2.0 Km

Step 6. Take the bridge | Distance: 2.9 Km

Total: 5.0 Km

Step 7. Continue on Gurjar Samrat Mir Bhoj Marg | Distance: 0.2 Km

Cross the following on your way:

Mayur Vihar Phase 1 at 76. m

Samaspur at 0.1 Km

Pandav Nagar at 0.1 Km

Total: 5.3 Km

Step 8. Continue on Gurjar Samrat Mir Bhoj Marg (NH 24) | Distance: 3.6 Km

Cross the following on your way:

Pandav Nagar at 0 m

Indraprastha Extension at 0.4 Km

Mayur Vihar Phase 2 at 1.3 Km

Vinod Nagar East at 2.3 Km

Khichripur at 3.4 Km

Total: 8.9 Km

Step 9. Continue on NH 24 | Distance: 0.9 Km

Cross the following on your way:

Ghazipur at 0 m

Total : 9.8 Km

Step 10. Take the flyover and continue on NH 24 | Distance: 20.5 Km

Cross the following on your way:

Ghazipur Dairy Farm at 0 m

Vaishali at 0.4 Km

Sangam Vihar at 1.0 Km

Indirapuram at 2.3 Km

Sector 62 at 2.3 Km

Ghaziabad at 5.0 Km

Budh Vihar at 6.2 Km

Rahul Vihar at 7.9 Km

Baba Bhim Nagar at 8.5 Km

Sarvodaya Nagar at 9.1 Km

Shanti Nagar at 9.3 Km

Nai Basti Dundahera at 9.8 Km

Shivpuri at 10.0 Km

Sain Vihar at 10.4 Km

Dundahera at 10.9 Km

Bulandshahar Road Industrial Area at 11.5 Km

Bamheta at 14.7 Km

Mahurali at 15.6 Km

Hapur Road Industrial Area at 17.8 Km

Total: 30.4 Km

Step 11. Bear right on Hapur Road (NH 24) | Distance: 1.5 Km

Cross the following on your way:

Dasna at 0.1 Km

Total: 31.9 Km

Step 12. Continue on NH 24 | Distance: 128.1 Km

Cross the following on your way:

Pilkhuwa at 12.6 Km

Babugarh at 31.7 Km

Garhmukteshwar at 57.3 Km

Gajraula at 75.0 Km

Joya at 98.5 Km

Umri Kalan at 123.7 Km

Moradabad at 125.1 Km

Total: 160.0 Km

Step 13. Turn hard left | Distance: 12.2 Km

Total: 172.3 Km

Step 14. Bear left on SH 41 | Distance: 41.7 Km

Cross the following on your way:

Bhojpur Dharampur at 4.4 Km

Thakurdwara at 33.2 Km

Total: 214.0 Km

Step 15. Turn hard right on NH 74 | Distance: 3.4 Km

Cross the following on your way:

Kashipur at 1.9 Km

Total: 217.4 Km

 Step 16. Continue on SH 41 | Distance: 12.1 Km

Total: 229.6 Km

 Step 17. End at Corbett National Park, Corbett, Uttaranchal | Distance: 0 m

Total : 229.6 Km

Wilderness of Corbett National Park in Uttarakhand
Wilderness of Corbett National Park in Uttarakhand

Things to Carry to Corbett National Park

  • Torch & Spare Batteries.
  • Mosquito/Insect repellent.
  • Strong rope.
  • 1 Heavy Duty jacket. (prefer dark colors and definitely NOT Red)
  • At least 2 full sleeve shirts.
  • Hat/Cap. (daytime sunlight and heat can be quite harsh)
  • Binoculars
  • Quick eatables, water, and snacks.
  • Pocket knife.
  • Two extra pairs of socks.
  • Gloves.

 There are many other things that you can carry on your trip to Jim Corbett but these are some essential ones. The travel will be of approximately 7 hours. The closest landmarks to Corbett Park are DehraDun and Haridwar. Delhi to Jim Corbett distance by road is 230 km.

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A markerNew Delhi, Capital of India -
New Delhi, Delhi 110001, India
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B markerJim Corbett National Park - Adventure Destination -
Jim Corbett National Park, Uttarakhand, India
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C markerHaridwar Religious Tourist Destination -
Haridwar, Uttarakhand, India
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D markerDehradun Hill Station -
Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India
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Simone Smith 6 years ago from San Francisco

Wow, Corbett National Park is truly a place to see! Your packing list is very helpful.


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soni2006 6 years ago from New Delhi, India Author

Thank you so much Mr. Smith. I will write more.

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