Birjani Tourist Zone is a very popular area of the spectacularCorbett Tiger Reserve. This zone is enriched with a huge number of floral and faunal species. Birjani gives a tough competition to Dhikala zone while the tourist's preferences are concerned. The zone is known for its wonderful landscape and is very calm and quite place. The beauty of this place is appreciated by all the visitoINR This is one of the most tiger rich areas of the park.Birjani consists of a mixed topography with dense Sal forests combined with grasslands. The entry to this zone is through Aamdanda Gate.
Bijrani Safari Zone
Bijrani safari zone of Corbett national park is one another famous tourist destination of Corbett Park. This zone is located at a few kilometres distance from Ramnagar and is known for having a good number of resorts at Corbett National Park. Bijrani Safari zone shows rich population of tigers and offers a wonderful sighting to its visitoINR Amdanda gate is the entrance to this zone and it consists of buffer, tourism and core areas. Safari can be experienced in morning or in the evening, but only out of core areas. On a particular path, limited numbers of vehicles are allowed at a time so that the habitat of wildlife can never get disturbed. If you wish you can enjoy Jeep safari for the full day to catch greater number of wildlife of Corbett Park. Bijrani and malani forest rest house are two wonderful loading options in the Bijrani zone, where you can experience a comfortable stay. Visiting hours for morning and evening slots are as follows.
Chaurs (Grass Lands)
The chaurs( Grass land) near Bijrani namely Machaan Chaur, Badhai Chaur, Ringora Chaur etc. adds to the attraction of forests.
Flora & Fauna
The forest area of Bijrani is purely serene and perfect for the tranquil atmosphere. It is seen that the forest vegetation is mainly Sal along with wide grasslands known as Chaur. The topography at Bijrani is a bit drier and has diverse character. Several types of Deer and antilopes namely Chital (Axis axis), Hog Deer or Para (Axis pornicus), Sambar (Cervus Unicolor), Kakkar (Muntiacus Muntjak) etc are seen here.
A great place to spot tigers and wild elephants, this is also a preferred destination of BirdwatcheINR
The chances of spotting sloth bear are high in these forests. They are attracted by both termites and the sweet nectar of Mahua floweINR The bears have been recorded in intoxicated state when the Mahua ferments in their digestive system. Reptiles seen in this region are the Indian Python, Cobra, Krait and the fearsome King Cobra and different species of Lizards.
Bijrani Range Entry TimingWinter Safaris Timings-
- Morning Safari Entry- 07:00 am & Exit- 10:00 am
- Evening Safari Entry- 02:00 pm & Exit- 05:30 pm
- Morning Safari Entry- 06:00 am & Exit- 09:30 am
- Evening Safari Entry- 03:00 pm & Exit- 06:30 pm