Durga Devi Zone is the hill safari zone filled with wildlife beauty and adventure within the Corbett Tiger Reserve. Located at the North-Eastern side of the reserve, this area is cris crossed by Ramganga and Mandal rivers at several places. This zone is particularlyfamous for sighting wild elephants and Otters at Domunda Bridge. Famous Mahsheer fish can also be seen in the river water of Durga Devi zone. Lush green forest in this range provides ample opportunity for bird watching as well.
Tourist can stay for night in Lohachaur Forest Rest House of this zone. Visitors can take Jeep safari to enjoy wildlife in the zone. Booking for the zone can be done using the official website. Durga Devi Zone is open for visitors from 15 October to 15 June and remains closed during monsoon season. The prime species of the flora of the zone includes Sheesham, Sisoo, Dhak, and Khair which are found in abundance in the park. Other vegetations of the zone, such as Chir Pine, Chir Choti, Gajar Sot, Banj Oak, Kanju, Jamun, Aamla, etc. are seen growing in most of the park area. The common fauna species of the zone are the Royal Bengal Tiger, Wild Boar, Wild Asian Elephant, various species of Deer like Spotted Deer, Sambar Deer, Barking Deer, Chital, Rhesus Monkey, Black Faced Monkey, Jackal, etc
Durgadevi zone is located on the hills thus offering the most enchanting view of Nature along with the variety of wildlife. The Ramganga River and the Mandal River cross each other at several places in the zone, which adds the charm to this forest landscape. As like the other zones of the Corbett National Park, the Durgadevi zone too is the natural habitat for a large number of wonderful wildlife species including the few endangered wild animals. The favorable ecosystem and large landscape is the perfect habitat to survive and flourish the wildlife. The view of the mesmerizing topography and the rich wildlife attract nature-loving tourist to this zone.
There is no Night Stay Accommodation is available in Durga Devi Ecotourism Zone yet.
The Durga Devi Safari zone of Corbett Tiger Reserve remains open for tourists from 15th October to 15th June.
Adventurous wildlife safari to Durga Devi Zone can undertaken using registered vehicles from Durga Devi Gate (28 kms from Ramnagar).
Durga Devi is well connected by road and visitors can book a Safari using the online booking procedure via our official website.
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