Jim Corbett National Park
is the Gateway to the Jim Corbett National Park - Jim Corbett Wildlife
Sanctuary - The Land of Tigers. Jim Corbett National Park is 51
km north of Ramnagar. Established in 1936 as the Hailey National
Park, Corbett National Park is the oldest and one of the most sought
after national parks in India. It is India's first sanctuary to
come under Project Tiger. The park was named after the hunter-naturalist
turned author and photographer, Jim Corbett who lived in the region and
contributed in setting up this park. Visitors can move about in vehicles
inside the park area after making entries at the respective gates. Tourists
can drive their own cars inside Corbett or can hire vehicles from Ramnagar.
Permits are necessary for entering Corbett Tiger Reserve.
For day visits, permits are obtained at the respective Entry Gates. However,
permits for night halts are issued at the CTR Reception Office at Ramnagar.
Other places worth visiting in the region are the Crocodile Pool, Dhikala
Machaan, Getheryo Library (Dhikala), Corbett
Museum (Dhangadi gate), Corbett Falls. There is a booking
counter where bookings can be made for the guest house and Jeep Safari.
Garjiya Devi Temple
Garjiya Devi Temple is situated on a huge rock amid the River Kosi, 14
km from Ramnagar. It is a very famous temple and a large fair is organized
at this Shakti shrine on Kartik Purnima that draws a large number of pilgrims
and devotees. It is said that a couple has to go in that temple to take
the blessings of the Garjiya Maa who is the presiding deity.
Ramnagar Bus Station is located near to the Railway station. There are
regular buses from Ramnagar to Nainital and Kashipur. National Highway
121 which starts from Kashipur and ends at Bubakhal, Uttarakhand passes
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Corbett Falls or Corbett Water Falls
Corbett Falls is a 20 m (66 feet) water fall situated 25 km (16
mi) from Ramnagar, and 4 km (2.5 mi) from Kaladhungi, on the Kaladhungi–Ramnagar
highway. The Corbett water falls is surrounded by dense forests and pin
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Dhikala is a well-known destination in the park and situated at the fringes
of Patli Dun valley. There is a rest house, which was built hundred of
years ago. Kanda ridge forms the backdrop, and from Dhikala, one can enjoy
the spectacular natural beauty of the valley.
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Sita Bani Seeta Bani Temple
SitaBani Seeta Bani Temple is dedicated to (Godess Sita) Devi Sita, consort
of Lord Rama. It is believed that she entered into the lap of Mother
Earth here. Every year, a fair is held here during Ramanavami. It
is located at a distance of 20 km from Ramnagar.
Ramganga Dam or Kalagarh Dam
Ramganga Dam also known as the Kalagarh Dam, construction on the Ramganga
Dam began in 1961 and it was completed in 1974 is an embankment dam on
the Ramganga River 3 km (2 mi) upstream of Kalagarh in Pauri Garhwal district,
Uttarakhand, India. Ramganga Dam is located within in the south-west of
the wildlife sanctuary of the Jim Corbett National Park. This is one of
the best places for a bird watching tour. Lots of migratory waterfowl
comes here in the winters.
Near by Locations - Ramnagar
Villages near Ramnagar are Patkot, Kotabagh, Bhalaun, Amgarhi, Perumadara,
Tanda, Haldua, Bohrakot, Dhikala and Mohan. There is a check post for
Kumaun and Garhwal from Mohan, there are two ways which lead to Garhwal
and Kumaon for places like Ranikhet, Betalghat, Chaukhutia and the border
Dharchula for Garhwal, Dhomakot, Maithanaghat and Tihri which is at a
distance of 450 km from Ramnagar. Chaukhutia, Masi are nearly 125 km,
113 km respectively from Ramnagar.