Phato Zone

Jim Corbett National Park is one of the oldest national parks in the world, situated in Nainital, Uttarakhand.

Jim Corbett National Park consists of four zones:

    1. The Core Zone -This is the first zone and constitutes no human activity as well as protects the wildlife creatures from illegal haunting.
    2. The buffer Zone -This is the second zone and acts as a transition between human settlement and the Core Zone. Activities such as Rafting, Hiking, and Camping are allowed in this area after getting granted permission from the forest authorities.
    3. The Tourism Zone - This is the third zone and has hotels, resorts, and trekking facilities for visitors like Dhikuli.
    4. The peripheral or buffer zones -These zones are approximately 10 km away from the park like Ramnagar.

Beautiful and Amazing Attractions

Here are some of the attractions that grab the uniqueness towards itself are as follows:

  • Wildlife Species:

  • Phato zone is also known as the Terai-Duar savanna and grasslands ecoregion. It is home to many wildlife animals like the Royal Bengal Tiger, sloth bears, wild boars, chital deer, and sambars.
    Phato zone has many kinds of birds like Grey Hornbill, River lapwing, Drongos, Crested Kingfisher, etc. It also constitutes the tallest tree in India - the Shisham tree.

  • Night Stay:

    • To stay within this zone, visitors get two types of house packages:

    • The Tree House

    • The accommodation is provided at tree houses. The tree houses have 1 room only.

    • Forest Rest House

    • The accommodation rooms are provided within the forest areas. The Forest houses have 02 rooms.

  • Jeep Safari:

  • A Jeep Safari is a popular outdoor adventure activity that involves exploring natural landscapes, such as wildlife reserves, national parks, or rugged terrains, in a specially designed Jeep vehicle. It offers a thrilling and up-close experience with nature and wildlife. It can easily lead you to have close sight of all wildlife animals. It is fast in comparison to all Safaris as well. Remember to pack some warm clothes too as it may get cold at night.

Phato Zone - Day Visit Jeep Safari

Explore the vast and mesmerizing landscapes of Phato Zone with our Day Visit Jeep Safaris.

  • Morning Safari: Experience the thrill of the Morning Jeep Safari in Phato Zone, where sixty jeeps await. Each jeep accommodates a maximum of six persons, providing an opportunity for a close encounter with the diverse wildlife of Jim Corbett National Park.
  • Evening Safari: As the day unfolds, join our Evening Jeep Safari in Phato Zone. Sixty more jeeps are ready to guide you through the captivating scenery, offering a chance to witness the park's transition into the evening hours.

Night Stay Options in Phato Zone

  • Immerse yourself in the magic of the wilderness by staying in our exclusive Tree House. Experience the night surrounded by the sounds of the jungle, providing an unforgettable and immersive nature experience
  • For a more grounded night stay, choose our comfortable accommodation with 02 Double Bed Rooms. Unwind and rest after a day of exploration while being close to the heart of the wilderness.

Visitors Season:

Phato Zone is open for whole 12 months.

Visitors Timing:

Winter Safari Timing: Summer Safari Timing:
Morning - 6:30 AM To 09:30 AM Morning - 6 AM To 9:00 AM
Evening - 2:00 PM To 5:00 PM Evening - 3 PM To 6:00 PM

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