A major attraction within the forest is an ancient temple dedicated to Sita. Sitabani also finds mention in the Ramayana. It is believed that it was here that Sita spent her days stranded in exile and was supposedly absorbed by the earth.
Whole of forest area in Sitabani is open round the year for Safari tour and there is absolutely no limit of vehicles entering the area. Corbett national park authority will not offer the permit for the entry into zone. Sitabani forest department makes provides the permit for jeep safari. Sitabani forest zone also has popular temple which is dedicated to Lord Shiva. There is shallow brooks flowing through the Sitabani, and it offers enjoyable retreat to the tourists to get through. Tourists can also catch fishes and get all excited about angling. It would indeed be a great idea to take tour to Sitabani and get a real time glimpse. Since you can easily take a walk through the Sitabani.
Sitabani is one of prominent zones which are always full with tourists. Most of the tourists entering Sitabani Jeep Safari zone are avid bird watchers. They have fair inkling to watch birds and the best part is that there are plenty of birds to watch around all through the season. Tourists can also take the glimpse of vultures, which have almost disappeared in the cities and towns.
Sitabani Mata Temple is located 20 km from Ramnagar. The temple is beautiful and a perfect place to attain peace. A fair is organised every year on the auspicious day of Ramnavami and thousands of visitors attend the fair.
Corbett Tiger Reserve is home to a variety of vegetation making it the ideal habitat for the Tiger and its prey. Showcasing a breathtaking landscape, the park is famous for its natural bounty and wildlife splendour and if you are lucky it offers you a sight of many rare and endangered species of animals and birds including the majestic Royal Bengal Tiger, Leopard, Asian Elephants, Hog Deer, Spotted Deer, Barking Deer, Chital, Sambar Deer, and Jackal etc. Some of the most beautiful birds found here are the Peacock, Jungle Fowl, Bush Chat, Hornbills, Emerald Dove, Common Grey Hornbill, Ducks, Storks, Cormorants, Indian Roller, Teals and Terns among others.
So if you are seeking a serene jungle to escape from your hectic lifestyle, just come home to Corbett and fuel your love for the wild.