Sightseeing at near Corbett Wild Iris Spa & Resort, Ramnagar

Dhikala Tourism Zone: Dhikala is a well-known tourist destination in Jim Corbett National Park. Situated at the border of the extensive Patil Dun valley from where the Ramganga flows in numerous channels. Literally, Dhikala is situated approximately at a distance of 35 km from Dhangarhi Gate, promising the more real experience of the wild. Dhikala forest lodge is the sole place in Indian National Park that permits night stay in the lap of nature. Hardcore wild lifers recommend a very interesting place to find accommodation in.

Bijrani Tourism Zone: Bijrani Tourism Zone is the premium zone of the park, known for its exotic flora and fauna and amazing vegetation. Bijrani is one of the highest wildlife populated Tiger Reserve Area of Corbett National Park. The entry point of this zone is Amdanda Gate near Ramnagar. A healthy population of wildlife, open grasslands, deep & dense forest with stormy drains is some of the major attractions of Bijrani wildlife zone.

Jhirna Zone: Jhirna is another very import tourist zone in the Jim Corbett National Park. This zone is located 16 kilometres from Ramnagar and this proximity makes it easy to access by tourists. For accommodation, rest house facility is available for tourists in this zone. Moreover, Jhirna is famous among the wildlife lovers for providing the sight of the wild bear. While an enormous bear appears from nowhere, the tourists are forced to skip a heartbeat.

Durga Devi: Durga Devi Zone is the best place for those who are fond of bird watching. Be it a Grey-Headed Fishing Eagle, Black Chinned Yuhina, Maroon Oriole, Crested Laughing Thrush or a Long Tailed Broadbill, you name it and the Durga Devi Zone has it. Besides this, it is the very zone in Corbett where the endangered Mahsheer fish come for breeding.

Note: Along with these zones, there is one more area that catches the eyeballs of tourists.

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Garjia Temple: Situated at an approximate distance of 14 km from Resort, on the way to Dhangari Museum. The temple is actually a huge rock that is placed amidst river Kosi, which has been named as Garjia Devi after the deity. Devotees reach the temple after climbing several flights of stairs. Temple attracts thousands of devotees from across the globeDhangari Museum

Dhangiri museum: Dhangarhi gate is situated 20 km from Resort. The museum has been set up at the main entry gate of FDhikala Tourism zone. The museum depicts the maximum information about the land topography and wildlife species residing in the park.

Kaladungi Museum: Once the home of Mr Jim Corbett, who was a hunter in his early life, but turned into an animal lover and naturalist later on. The memorial of the man who made an immense contribution in the opening of this National Park is located at Kaladhungi. The museum preserves the heritage of Mr Corbett in the form of personal belongings (like the fishing net, cap, gun and photographs), letters and antiques.

Sitabani: The place has historical importance too, associated with the epic Ramayana, it is said that Sitabani is the same place where Goddess Sita (wife of Lord Rama) spent her days of expulsion. This zone is famous for its temple and various avifauna species; thus, visitors enjoy a great birding experience.

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Powalgarh Forest Rest House: Pawalgarh is known worldwide “Bachelor of Pawalgarh” the biggest tiger ever bagged by famous Jim Corbett. Jim Corbett has written a lesson on a bachelor of Pawalgarh in his book man-eaters of Kumaon. There is one forest bungalow in the village where the Jims had stayed before killing the bachelor of Nawalgarh. Nawalgarh is known as an organic village, surrounded by the jungle all sides. This village is rich in biodiversity of flora and fauna, as well as its pristine scenic beauty. it’s a paradise for nature lovers and Birdwatchers. Situated 4 Km from the Resort

Kotabagh: One of the most picturesque places in the Kumaon region, this place is ideally situated in the foothills of the Himalayas. Surrounded on all sides by lush green jungles one famous for their rich flora and fauna, and is worth exploring to enjoy undisturbed identity of local culture. Situated 12 km from the Resort.

Corbett Water Fall: Situated at an approximate distance of 25 km from Resort. The waterfall is snuggled amidst the green foliage and cascades down into a small lagoon-like pool. It is the best picnic spot for groups visiting Corbett National Park. Tourist can enjoy swimming and can refresh all the senses of the body.

Corbett Museum: Where stands the was once the home of Mr Jim Corbett, who was a hunter in his early life but turned into an animal lover and naturalist later on. The memorial of the man who made an immense contribution in the opening of this National Park is located at Kaladhungi (a town in Nainital district). The museum preserves the heritage of Mr Corbett in the form of personal belongings (like a fishing net, cap, gun and photographs), letters and antiques. One can also buy handmade articles with figures of Bengal Tiger and other wild creatures, and add some tangible symbols to one’s memories of Corbett National Park.