Sunday, 13 December 2015

Jim Corbett City - Ramnagar, Uttarakhand

Born in Ahmedabad, Bought up in royal heritage Bikaner,  Bangalore witnessed my career leap, Started new innings of my life in the vicinity showered with mother nature's love, Ramnagar Uttarakhand and exploring each day of my life in Metro City, Delhi. 
I am in love with every corner of my incredible India. When I got an opportunity to write about my favourite city, the first city that comes to my mind is a beautiful city, with the beautifully blessed vicinity "Ramnagar, Uttarakhand" popularly known as Corbett City. 
A beautiful city on the bank of beautiful river, Koshi River, surrounded by beautiful safari forests. With lush greenery all around, Ramnagar is the most beautiful city,  I have seen.
Ramnagar is commencement point of Kumaon Hills and gateway to renowned Jim Corbett National Park.
With Jim Corbett National Park around, Ramnagar is a popular tourist spots, with various attractions that includes Safari rides to stay at awesome designed resort in the serene surrounding.

If Drive, Design and Connect are the parameters, my favourite city is nowhere lagging behind.
Drive: Driving over the smooth roads in the lush green vicinity is surely a pleasure. Beautiful aura all around gives drives a divine feeling. Smooth roads, minimal traffic and no sign of pollution, a drive in such serene atmosphere becomes an experience of lifetime when beautiful gems of nature joins you as beautiful birds and whimsical animals.

Lush Green Roads : Bliss

Design: Ramnagar Town was established in 1856 by Commissioner H. Ramsey. It’s situated in rich farm belt of Terai, on south-eastern fringes of great forests. A beautiful town surrounded by greenery and beautiful rivers is designed awesomely in every means. When you enter the aura of nature, beautifully designed resorts will draw your attention and give you an expert example of architectural beauty in the midst of enchanting nature.

Koshi Barrage

Connect: Connecting to the town is no issues. You can connect via roads, rails as well as air (followed by road/ rail journey)

Air: The nearest airport is Pantnagar Airport, 50 km away in the town of Pantnagar in Udham Singh Nagar district. However Indira Gandhi International Airport at Delhi is the nearest international airport.

Rail: The station is located about 65 km from Nainital. It has direct rail links to Kashipur, Moradabad, Delhi, Bareilly, Lucknow, Haridwar, Chandigarh, Gurgaon, Mumbai, Jaisalmer and Varanasi. (Code of Ramnagar railway station is RMR)
Ramnagar Railway Station

Road: Ramnagar bus station is located near to the Railway station. There are regular buses from Ramnagar to Nainital, Kashipur and Delhi. Bus services are also available to Jaipur.

Distance from Major Cities:

·        Delhi: Delhi - Moradabad - Kashipur - Ramnagar (260 Kms)
·        Nainital: Via Kaladhungi to Ramnagar (62 Kms)
·        Lucknow: Lucknow - Bareilly - Kicha - Rudrapur - Kashipur - Ramnagar (436 km)
·        Dehradun: Dehradun - Ramnagar (232 km)

With Awesome drive and easy connect to the beautifully designed city in your mind, If you are planning a visit, Here are the points of attraction you should never miss:

Jim Corbett National Park: Jim Corbett National Park, which is a part of the larger Corbett Tiger Reserve, a Project Tiger Reserve lies in the Nainital district of Uttarakhand. The magical landscape of Corbett is well known and fabled for its tiger richness. Established in the year 1936 as Hailey National Park, Corbett has the glory of being India's oldest and most prestigious National Park. It is also being honored as the place where Project Tiger was first launched in 1973. This unique tiger territory is best known as the father who gave birth of the Project Tiger in India to protect the most endangered species and the Royal of India called Tigers.

Enjoying Corbett Safari 

Spans over an extent of 520 square kilometers, its whole area comprises of hills, marshy depressions, riverine belts, grasslands and large lake. It is among the few tiger reserves in India that allows overnight stays in the lap of the National Park. Nature watch and wildlife viewing in the park is done in an open four wheeler Jeep and on elephant back.
In order to promote tourism in the region Corbett National Park has been divided into five different zones. These are the marked buffer or core area of the park where visitors can be part of wildlife safari and can enjoy the intriguing behavior of the animals with bare eyes at proximity.
Bijrani Safari Zone, Jhirna Safari Zone, Dhela Safari Zone, Dhikala Zone, Durga Devi Zone.

Garjiya Devi Temple: Garjiya Devi Temple is located in the Garjiya village near Ramnagar, Uttarakhand, India. It is a sacred Shakti shrine where Garjiya Devi is the presiding deity. The temple is situated over a large rock in the Kosi River and is one of the most famous temples of the Nainital district.

Garjiya Temple

Sita Bani Temple: Sita Bani Temple is dedicated to 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.

Enjoy your awesome visit to my favourite city, and dont miss special attractions including safari.

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