The Ranger’s Lodge is a Victorian style bungalow on the Southern wild periphery of Corbett Tiger Reserve belonging to a leading naturalist, Imran. Three deluxe forest view rooms with private wrap around verandahs make for a perfect way for you to experience the sights & sounds of the core, critical tiger habitat of The Corbett Tiger Reserve. This homestay is in the buffer zone & well located for tiger sightings as well as bird watching. If you like to be close to the forest and still live in comfort, this is the place for you. The bonus is Imran’s vast knowledge and the insights he will give you to help make the most of your holiday.
Home cooked Indian, Mughlai & assorted as per the capabilities of the lady of the house.
Summer – 40° high, 18° low
Winter – 23° high, 2° low
Monsoon – 28° high, 14° low. Moderate rainfall in the monsoons (from July to end of August).
Best time to visit: November to June
By Air: Pantnagar Airport is a 2 hour drive from the lodge
By Train: Ramnagar Railway station is just 5 kms away. Kathgodam Railway station is 65 kms away (1.5 hours).
By Road: The drive from Delhi takes around 7 hours.
THINGS TO DO
Explore the Jungle & Wildlife:
Imran, the resident owner-naturalist can create tailor made itineraries for you based on your interests. You can explore the wilderness via Jeep & Elephant Safaris, practice your photography at unique locations, go on village cultural walks through forest villages, visit local haats or markets as well as interact with village school kids.
Imran, the owner, can arrange jungle safaris in 5 tourism zones of the Corbett Tiger Reserve along with cross-country 4WD Gypsy Safaris which will take you through the forests of Cobett. You can see beautiful landscapes, go on high Himalyan safaris to view the snow-capped Panchachuli peaks, do some intensive birding in multiple habitats and visit the the famous reservoirs, temples & waterfalls in the area.