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Jhirna Ecotourism Zone

About Jhirna

Jhirna is located on the southern periphery of Corbett Tiger Reserve.

The animal population also comprises sloth bear and wild elephants which provide great sights for the wild life enthusiasts. Jhirna zone is open throughout the year. The Jhirna jeep safari zone is one of the most eye-catching spots inside the Corbett Tiger Reserve.

Day visit to Jhirna Zone is through Dhela Gate which is 20 Kms from Ramnagar. Its main topography mainly constitutes deciduous and secondary forest interspersed with plush open grasslands that offer amazingly good visibility of wild animals.



Jhirna Zone - Winter Safari Timings


Entry Exit
Morning Safari - 07:00 am Morning Safari - 10:00 am
Evening Safari - 02:00 pm Evening Safari - 05:30 pm

Jhirna Zone - Summer Safari Timings


Entry Exit
Morning Safari - 06:00 am Morning Safari - 09:30 am
Evening Safari - 03:00 pm Evening Safari - 06:30 pm


Jungle Safari

Can be done using the registered jeeps. Taking registered nature guides is mandatory on all wild excursions.



Chaurs (Grass Lands)

Around Jhirna we have a large chaurs (Grass land) known as the Laldhang Chaur. This is the favored area by the wild herbivores like elephants and deers.

How to Reach Jhirna

Jhirna gate is around 20 kms from Ramnagar city, Jhirna safari opens round the year for day safaris.
The booking for day visits can be done using the official web portal. During monsoon advance booking of safaris cannot be done for Jhirna gate because in case of heavy rains safaris can be cancelled any particular day, hence permits for the safaris are given on current basis.




The Jhirna Tourism Zone, however remains open for day safaris throughout the year, subject to road and weather conditions.


The terrain consists of large open grasslands, popularly known as Chaur. Its topography is mainly dry deciduous type with secondary forest. There are numerous natural streams inside the area. The stream beds are warm and accessible for exploring. There are cliff edges along with the streams, which can prove to be a good spot for bird watching.





One of the best places to spot tigers in their natural habitat, this is a must visit zone for the wildlife enthusiasts.







                

Jhirna Zone Map

Jhirna(FRH)

Jhirna FRH is located on the southern boundary of the Corbett Tiger Reserve and may be approached from the Dhela entry gate. Vegetation here is drier and mostly shrub. It was a farming land till the villages (Dhara, Jhirna and Kothirau) were relocated in 1994 under Project Tiger. The area has recovered really well and is a testimony of the rejuvenating power of nature. After the successful ecological recovery, the area is a favored ground of Wild animals now


Jhirana(FRH)-Double Bed

Room Type:FRH(Double Bed)
Location:Jhirna
Entry Gate:Dhela Gate
Distance from Ramnagar:25 km
No. of Rooms:2
Kitchen Facility:Yes

Dhela(FRH)

Dhela FRH has a sprawling campus. It is located in the buffer area of Corbett Tiger Reserve that was added to it in 1991. The village of Dhela close to the FRH lends its name to it. Walking in the forest for birds watching is a delight anyone staying here can indulg in.

Dhela(FRH)-Double Bed

Room Type:FRH(Double Bed)
Location:Dhela
Entry Gate:Dhela Gate
Distance from Ramnagar:18 km
No. of Rooms:1
Kitchen Facility:Yes

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