Corbett Sitabani Temple

SITABANI

This is newly opened zone in Corbett loaded with nature`s wonders. Besides animals like the Tiger, Elephants and Leopards, Sitabani reserve forest hosts around 600 species of birds.

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

This temple is dedicated to Sita, the female protagonist of the Hindu epic Ramayana. Its association with the Ramayana, a Hindu epic, is corroborated by legends that state that Sita, the protagonist of Ramayana, spent her days stranded in exile during the agnipariksha episode.

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

A few hours drive from New Delhi takes you to this wonderful world of the wild - an amazing land of mysteries and adventure. As you reach the town of Ramnagar in the foothills of Himalayas and cross over the meandering Kosi river, you soon encounter the dense green woods where fluttering of leaves adds mystery to the dark, the chirping of birds is music to the ears and tigers, leopards and elephants roam around majestically. This is where you explore the adventures of a lifetime. The Corbett spreads amidst the grasslands and densely wooded hills giving it an enchanting beauty and attracting tourists from all over the world.

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.