A Venture To The Wild

Not sure, if people have heard of Jon Favreau or Rudyard Kipling, but they are sure to have heard of Mowgli. The protagonist of “The Jungle Book”, he was born to an extremely caring set of parents. But was orphaned at infancy and later was nourished and brought up by all the good animals of the forest. The opening line of the song goes –“Jungle Jungle baat chali hai pata chala hai…Arre chaddi pehen ke phool khila / hai phool khila ha…” Which translates to - “There is news coming from forest and we got to know that a flower is blossomed with underwear”. Here ‘flower’, refers to Mowgli. If not anything, then definitely this sweet tale of the forest would make your heart crave for the wild for once. India has got some of the finest forest ranges. One of which is Uttarakhand.

The Himalayan Ranges of Uttarakhand has always been a favorite haunt for people bubbling with vim and zest. The entire Himalayan Range, including The Nanda Devi Peak, provides shelter to a large number of wildlife species including birds and insects. Most common animals include wild sheep, goat, oxen, antelopes, butterflies, musk deer, snow leopard, ghorals, Himalayan monal, and moschus. Talking of Uttarakhand, a Jungle Safari in Jim Corbett National Park can never be omitted. It is major tourist attraction. Named after the renowned hunter of the man eating tiger of Uttarakhand – Jim Corbett, later he had moved to Kenya. A Jungle Safari in Jim Corbett can be done in various modes of transport, such as Day visit jeep safari, Canter Safari and Elephant Safari as well.

The Park attracts people from all the corners of the world for an adventurous Jungle Safari in Jim Corbett. Man has evolved from the wild, thus the greenery of the wild seems to beckon him. Jim Corbett National Park allows visitors from 6:00 a.m. in the morning and during the afternoon from 2:30 p.m. till 5:30 p.m. A Jungle Safari in Jim Corbett would last for as long as three hours. Unless intervened by nature and/or climate.

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