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Corbett Park - Rules and Regulation


1.     All reservations inside the tiger reserve are provisional and can be changed or cancelled without prior information. The decision of director CTR will be final in the matter.

2.     Carrying of firearms of any kind is not permitted within the Tiger Reserve.

3.     No pets can be taken inside the Tiger Reserve.

4.     Walking or trekking  is strictly prohibited.

5.     Driving inside the Tiger Reserve after sunset is prohibited.

6.     Cooking is not allowed within the National Park and at Dhikala and  Bijrani  tourist complexes. In other rest houses visitors can cook within the provided space.

7.     Visitors are required to carry a litter bag while entering the Tiger Reserve and bring back their non-biodegradable litter (tin cans, plastic, glass bottles, metal foils etc.) outside the Reserve. Throwing litter inside the Tiger Reserve other than in garbage bins will invite severe penalties.

8.     Official registered guide is compulsory on all excursions.

9.     Smoking outside residential complexes/rest houses and lighting of any kind of fire is strictly prohibited.

10.   Playing of transistors and tape recorders within the Tiger Reserve is strictly prohibited.

11.   Visitors are  prohibited from taking vehicles off the designated routes thereby causing damage to plant or animal life or their habitat.

12.   Blowing of horns and driving above the speed limit is strictly prohibited within the Tiger Reserve.

13.   Entry into the restricted zone by the visitors is prohibited.

14.   Shouting, teasing or chasing animals or attempts to feed them are prohibited and will invite severe penalties.

15.   Visitors are advised to occupy the accomodation as reserved on the first day itself or send prior intimation to hold the accomodation. Otherwise, the reservation will be treated as cancelled.

16.   Maximum two adults and two children (below 12 years) per room are allowed to stay in the tourism zone. One extra bed can be provided on payment of prescribed charges.

17.   Visitors are compulsorily required to obtain a clearance certificate before leaving their place of residence within the Tiger Reserve.

18.   Visitors are advised to wear clothes of colours which merge with the natural surroundings (khaki, olive green, other dull colours).

19.   Visitors are required to switch off lights, fans and water taps when not in use and park their vehicles at appropriate parking place.

20.   Visitors have to obtain entry permits at the reception. Entry timings are regulated in such a manner that visitors must reach their place of stay before prescribed time. Prescribed times are follows :


CTR Visit Timings

Last entry

Dhangarhi  Khara Gate

Amdanda Gate

Durgadevi  Gate

15 Nov to 15 Feb.

6.30 a.m. to 5.30 p.m.

4.00 p.m.

5.00 p.m.

4.30 p.m.

16 Feb. to 31 March

6.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m.

4.30 p.m

5.30 p.m.

5.00 p.m.

1 April  to 15 May

5.45 a.m. to 7.00 p.m.

5.30 p.m.

6.30 p.m.

6.00 p.m.

16 May to 15 June

5.30 a.m. to 7.15 p.m.

5.45 p.m.

6.45 p.m.

6.15 p.m.

              Entry within the National Park after sunset is strictly prohibited.

21.   Day visit to Dhikala Tourism Zone is not permitted except in conducted tours organized by Corbett Tiger Reserve.

22.   Entry of private buses in Bijrani Tourism Zone is prohibited.

23.   Permit would be issued for a maximum of three days only.

24.   Entry into the Tiger Reserve with or without a pass in on the own risk of the visitor. The authorities shall not be responsible in any way for damages caused if any.

25.   Permit is not transferable. Once permit is issued the amount is not refundable.

26.   Non vegeterian food is prohibited inside CTR.

27. Wildlife Warden incharge of the sanctuary or the park may, for good and sufficient reasons to be recorded in writing cancel the permit.

All visitors to the Tiger Reserve are governed by the provisions of

the Wildlife Protection Act and rules made there under.