Jim’s Jungle Retreat

Corbett Tiger Reserve

Uttarakhand

Committed to responsible tourism with the active involvement of the local community, Jim’s Jungle Retreat offers its guests an exciting, educative and uplifting experience in the buffer forests of Corbett Tiger Reserve. Set in 15 acres that have been joyously reforested over a decade with local flora, the retreat built on a strong social and ethical foundation hosts over 70 spectacular bird species even as deer and other mammals, including tigers and elephants, come visiting. Step back into time with meaningful indulgences of unspoiled natural landscapes. Stay in lodges reminiscent of Raj-era forest rest houses. Relish without guilt the farm-to-table produce transformed into delicacies using secret recipes of the Raj, hidden grains and pulses from the mountains of Kumaon, and country-style world cuisine. Over 30 years of birding and tracking experience in the Corbett jungles, cur...ated wildlife activities, and warm Kumaoni hospitality come together to produce an unmatched wilderness experience. Jim’s Jungle Retreat invites you to come “seek the tiger, find the jungle”.
  • Jeep safaris; nature and birding walks; camera trapping; night walks in the Mahavan Project; cycling expeditions; short excursions to Chhoti Haldwani and Gujjar Dera; overnight stays inside Corbett.
  • The lodge offers 18 residences, including jungle cottages and lodges, that borrow from their architectural past - old forest bungalows and rest houses of the Raj-era and the local Van Gujjar community houses built by hand.
  • Indulge in Continental cuisines paired with traditional dishes from the Kumaoni village, while also enjoying the cooking styles from the Awadhi, Rampuri and Anglo-Indian kitchens. Try their in-house tea infusions, homemade breads and preserves and organic ingredients from their vegetable gardens. 
  • Open all through the year.
  • Nearest airport - Pantnagar (98 km), Delhi (275 km) 
    Nearest railhead - Ramnagar (13 km) 
    Nearest park gate - Dhela (1.5 km)
  • Children of all ages are welcome. They can participate in activities such as the Young Rangers programme, bug crawl, rooster chase, organic gardening, pond fishing, farm animal raising and overnight camping.
  • From £181 From price based on lowest category room per night. Enquire direct to get full range of pricing and to book.
  • In-house lodge naturalist
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Swimming pool
  • Bikes
  • Spa
  • Wheelchair access
  • Wifi access

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Corbett Tiger Reserve

Driving through the cathedral-like arches of ancient sal trees, the meadows of Dhikala, or watching fish-eating gharial crocodiles hunt mahseer at Champion’s pool, all overlooked by the blue vistas of the Kumaon Hills, Corbett is, not surprisingly, one of the first parks that comes to mind when thinking of Indian wildernesses to visit. Named after the famous hunter, naturalist and author Jim Corbett who played a key role in its establishment, Corbett is the oldest National Park in Indi Read more>>

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