Corbett Tiger Reserve
Corbett Tiger Reserve is India’s first and one of her finest Tiger Reserves. It is named after the hunter turned conservationist, Jim Corbett. Corbett played a key role in the establishment of the 1300 square kilometer park. The park includes Corbett National Park, Sonanadi Wildlife Sanctuary and Reserve Forest.
Corbett National Park Resorts : Camp Forktail Creek
Camp Forktail Creek, nestled on the periphery of Corbett Tiger Reserve, is an excellent place to explore and discover the flora and fauna of this region. The camp, created in 2000, has an in-house team of professional wildlife trackers and naturalists who enable guests to understand, explore and discover the jungle.
The camp has eight spacious mud huts made from mud taken from the Camp itself. These huts have thick mud walls and large windows to retain light and heat.
The huts are furnished with furniture made of waste wood.
The camp is designed to allow for maximum peace, quiet and privacy for guests.
The Machan is a double storied structure with a lounge area on the lower floor attached to an uncovered open space with a garden bench and a stone seat under a tree.
The top floor has a large library and lookout with some relaxed seating. It is stocked with information on Jim Corbett National Park.
The camp provides plenty of activities for all activity levels including game drives, birding, angling, hikes and jeep safaris.
The Jim Corbett Tiger Reserve is home to about 50 mammals, 600 birds, 26 reptiles, and 7 amphibians. Since it spans three distinct topographic zones driving through it is a spectacular experience.
The Jim Corbett Tiger Reserve, with its diverse topography, is home to an large variety of avifauna all year round. Corbett has about 600 bird species, including the Ibisbill.
The spring-fed Ramganga, the lifeline of Corbett Tiger Reserve, has a healthy population of fish and other aquatic animals. It is one of the top fishing spots in the country.
Camp Forktail Creek has tracts of forest area that extend to the higher reaches of the outer Himalayas with altitudes varying from 400m to 2500m.