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Jhirna Zone, Jim Corbett National Park

Jhirna Zone of Corbett National Park is situated at the southern edge of the park. This zone is located at a distance of 25 kilometres from the entrance which is Jhirna gate and this gate is located at a distance of 16 kilometres from Ramnagar.

The timings of safari for this zone is:
Winters-Morning safari from 7 am to 10 pm.
Evening safari from 2 pm to 5:30 pm

Summers- Morning safari from 6 am to 9:30 pm.
Evening safari from 3 pm to 6:30 pm.

Jhirna Zone is a part of the park which offers some exclusive sight of the sloth bear and the tiger. The area falls under a large grassland known as the Laldhang Chaur. There are numerous water streams in this zone and this zone is considered excellent for bird watching. This area is the favourite area of herbivores like chitals, deers and nilgai which attracts animals like tigers in the range. There is a Forest Rest House where tourists can rest in the Jhirna Zone.

This zone of the Corbett national Park was added much later in 1994 in order to increase the tiger reserve. The Jhirna village and two other villages were included in the territory of the National park and these villages were relocated to some other place. 

How to Reach

A shared taxi or a booked taxi can take one to the Jhirna Gate from where one can take the elephant safari or the jeep safari as per the booking done in Ramnagar office or online.