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Drive to Shivalik Mountain
Mountains surrounding the area of Jim Corbett National Park offer a huge diversity of habitats due to variation in altitude, relief and temperature. As a result mountains plants and animals species have different and unique characteristics. They reveal the entirely different behavior as compare to others wildlife community’s residents in different national park of the country.Himalayan mountain system leaves direct impact on the characteristics of Jim Corbett National Park. As far as the geographical boundary is concerned Corbett’s northern area are marked by the Lesser Himalayan chain which extends from Pakistan, through Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal, Uttaranchal, Nepal, Sikkim, Bhutan, and to Arunachal. The lesser Himalayas are made up of crystalline rocks. These mountains are quite high with an average altitude of 1800 meter. The sal dominated area of Corbett has woody vegetation and rest area vegetation include different species of trees like Oak, Pine and rhododendron.
However, major portion of the park falls in the outer Himalayan or Shiwalik region towards the south. The upper tertiary rocks are exposed towards the Shiwalik range and hence Shiwaliks form the largest ridge across the park, running east to west from Dhangarhi to Kalagarh. These ridges are clothed by sal forests and other associates.
Tour to Crocodile River
Birding watching Trek
Nature walks in Corbett is considered as one of the best nature walks in Uttarakhand as well as in India. The richness of the flora makes Corbett royal and regale. The guided nature walks, have different trails and routes to opt from. Some take you along the river bed of the Kosi River, some through the forests.
The region around the Gairal forest rest house in the Dhikala zone and the large grasslands of Dhikala and Bijrani zones are the best places for the bird watching in Corbett Forest. Also, the hilly terrain of the Durgadevi zone is known for the rich Natural beauty as well as the excellent bird sighting.