Beloved of the locals of Nainital district, British hunter, conservationist,author and naturalist Jim Corbett was famous for slaying a large number ofman-eating tigers and leopards in India. He was so successful in trackingman eaters on foot armed with little more than his rifle and great ingenuity,that many locals considered him to have magical powers! In some ways theywere right. For Jim Corbett single handedly put these mixed deciduousforests on the world map, highlighting the importance of saving them and thewonderful diversity of flora and fauna that they supported.
About the property:-
Camp Forktail Creek is a forest home surrounded by dense Sal forests and moist jungles. It is the onlyjungle camp of its kind on the periphery of Corbett Tiger Reserve offering exclusivity in game viewing, greatwalks and explorations on foot and jeep.
Occupying about five acres of regenerated forest land with only eight well spaced out mud huts, the Campoffers the utmost privacy and comfort to guests while ensuring that they have an authentic jungle experience.
Beautifully located on the fringes of Corbett Tiger Reserve, Camp Forktail Creek has extremely skilledtrackers, field guides and naturalists in residence. The area around the Camp has been regenerated byCamp staff, and guests today can sight rare birds and animals from the comfort of their verandahs! Lushflora and fauna abound around the Camp, owing to the huge altitudinal variation in and around the TigerReserve.
The Camp also organizes short and multi-day trips into the jungle for birding, angling, elephant back safaris
and more. Camp Forktail Creek offers a unique and exciting Mahout Training Programme which enables
visitors to learn how to communicate and bond with elephants.
Additionally, it can also tailor journeys to suit specific guest requirements, and arrange comfortable
accommodations in old and atmospheric Forest Rest Houses in the Himalayas.
Things to do:-
• Game Drivers
• Elephant Safaris
• Multiday Hikes
• Jeep Safaris
How to get there:-
Camp Forktail Creek is located 23 kms north of Ramnagar town (NH121), the last railhead for this part of
the Kumaon Himalayan foothills. The last 450m to Camp are only accessible by an uphill four-wheel drive,
The road route to the Camp from Delhi is via Hapur, Garhmukteshwar, Gajraula, Moradabad, Kashipur,
Ramnagar and Mohan - a distance of 275 kms. The driving time from Delhi to Camp is roughly 6.5 hours.
The III tier AC compartment is best on both trains which operate on all days of the week.
Both trains mentioned above have two end destinations when starting from Delhi. The train splits mid way (at Moradabad); most of it goes to Kathgodam (2.5 hrs drive from Camp) while the rest comes to Ramnagar (45 mins drive from Camp). Please ensure you get into the correct compartment when boarding the train at Old Delhi Railway Station. The Kathgodam section of the train offers I & II tier AC compartments.Station transfers can be arranged on request.
COST PER NIGHT
For two people on twin share (sharing a mud hut)
For one person on single share
Extra bed per person (12 yrs and above)
Extra bed per person (6-12 yrs)
Extra cost per person (6-12 yrs) without an extra bed
Children (below 5 yrs) without an extra bed