Wednesday, 30 November 2016


Birjani Tourist Zone is a very popular area of the spectacular Corbett 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 visitors. 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. 

With in Bijrani Zone, Forest rest houses are located in Bijrani and Malani. The rest house at Bijrani
has six rooms (Four with double beds and two with single bed) and dormitory consisting of four beds. The compound has its own restaurant and canteen. Elephant rides into the jungle are available from here. The region is frequented by wild animals and birds unperturbed by the human interventions. The chances of spotting a tiger, Sloth bear and herd of elephants are quite high in this part of the park. The rest house in Malani has two rooms (Double bed) and is very popular among bird watchers and tourist seeking a peaceful place. The picturesque beauty of Birjani is magnificent. It is endowed with wide grass lands, thick forests and huge water drains and inspiring count of flora and fauna. 

Safari In Bijrani

Bijrani safari zone is highly endowed with rich diversity of flora and fauna. Bijrani zone, situated at a
suitable distance from Ramnagar is the most preferred zone for Wildlife enthusiasts visiting the park for day visit. It gives its visitors a wonderful experience of the beautiful forests.

Food & Other Services :

The compound has its own restaurant and canteen, where buffet meals are served with a variety of good quality food at affordable price.

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 kilometers 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 visitors. 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 

Timing period-               Morning         Evening
15th Nov to 15th Feb      06:30 am        01:30 pm
16th Feb to 16th Apr      06:15 am        02:00 pm
16th Apr onwards      05:45 am        03:00 pm

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 Birjani 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 Birjani is a bit drier and has diverse character. Several types of deers 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 Birdwatchers. 

The chances of spotting sloth bear are high in these forests. They are attracted by both termites and the sweet nectar of Mahua flowers. 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. 

The entry gate to Bijrani zone is Aamdanda gate, which is about 2 km. away from Ramnagar. After entering through Aamdanda gate, you cross about 5 km. of buffer zone before reaching the core area of Bijrani ecotourism zone. 

Bijrani Ecotourism Zone Entry Timing

One can enter Bijrani Ecotourism Zone via Aamdanda Gate and the entry timing is as follows: 

Winter Timings  
Entry                                 Exit
Morning Safari - 07:00 am Morning Safari - 10:00 am
Evening Safari - 02:00 pm Evening Safari - 05:30 pm

Summer Timings 

Entry                                 Exit
Morning Safari - 06:00 am Morning Safari - 09:30 am
Evening Safari - 03:00 pm Evening Safari - 06:30 pm

BIJRANI(FRH) Malani Forest Rest House was built in 1930’s and is located at the edge of the core
zone of the Corbett National Park approximately12km northwest of Bijrani. From Bijrani driving through the Machaan chaur, visitors take the old forest track to Mailani and enjoy the sight of deer grazing in the grassland, a Tusker peeling the bark of trees or an occasional encounter witha bear or Leopard. This small FRH named after the Malani sot (stream) offers one of the most picturesque surroundings and a quiet ambience. This is one of the best site for a peaceful stay and enjoying bird watching.

BIJRANI(FRH)-Double Bed              BIJRANI(FRH)-Single Bed
Room Type:FRH(Double Bed)         Room Type:FRH(Single Bed)
Location:Bijrani                            Location:Bijrani
Entry Gate:Aamdanda Gate           Entry Gate:Aamdanda Gate
Distance from Ramnagar:9 km       Distance from Ramnagar:9 km
No. of Rooms:4                             No. of Rooms:2
Restaurant and Canteen:Yes          Restaurant and Canteen:Yes

Room Type:FRH(Four Bed)
Entry Gate:Aamdanda Gate
Distance from Ramnagar:9 km
No. of Rooms:1
Restaurant and Canteen:Yes

Malani FRH,built around 1930, located at the edge of the core zone of the Corbett National Park is 12km due northwest of Bijrani. Driving through the Machaan chaur, visitors may sight deer, bears or nilgai which is thrilling. This small FRH named after the Malani sot (stream) offers one of the most picturesque surroundings and a quiet ambience.

Room Type:FRH(Double Bed)
Entry Gate:Aamdanda Gate
Distance from Ramnagar:18 km
No. of Rooms:2
Restaurant and Canteen:Yes

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A small Santhal tribal village surrounded with splash green forest, a big natural lake and few elegant hills. The paradise on this earth have different colours in different seasons. The hills are crowned with green and dark green during rainy season, slightly grey during winter and dotted with fiery red during autumn. The fiery red colour comes from the fully blossomed Palas Tree , a source for natural red colour. The life and habitant around Baranti is very simple. The peaceful tribal village with truthful people and their simplicity is an envy for people stay in big cities and metros.
The place does not have a charter for anything. You can simply be lazy or do whatever you want. Walk along the red mud road along with the Muradi dam or reach the foot of the hill. Stroll along the dense forest – you may spot some wild verity of birds and spices. By luck, you may find some other wild spices like wolf of fox. The forest has a habitant of beer and elephant too.
The tropical forest of Baranti hill and surroundings are made of Bamboo shrubs’, Sal, Piyal, Amloki, Bahra, Haritoki, Neem and other tropical trees. Palash tree is found everywhere. The local habitants collect dry firewood and leaves for their daily needs from this jungle. You will get refreshed with the savour and flavour of those trees. The forest, hill and lake looks mysterious in a full moon day. Sitting in the resort balcony you may hear many unknown sounds of the wilds. 

2. Ayodhya Pahar

The beautiful Ayodhya Hills is a part of the Dalma Mountain range. It is situated on the boundary of Purulia district and Jharkhand. A visit to beautiful waterfalls, deep forests, tribal villages, Gorshabru and Mayur hill are sure to captivate your senses. The presence of a variety of wild animals in the forests make this place more adventurous. Visiting hidden waterfalls, trekking around azure lakes guarded by hills, experiencing local tribal culture, bird-watching and taking village walks make Ayodhya Hills a treasure trove for photographers and nature-lovers.

3. Susunia

Susunia Hills in Bankura District is a very good place for a weekend with friends but if you want to take some time out from your hectic schedule and want to spend some moments of your own, then Susunia is enchanting. If you love nature and want to explore its beauty, then come to Susunia and witness its unspoiled nature. Located right in the middle of Bankura is this 1500 feet high hill. It is often believed that Raja Chandra Varma had once built his fort on this hill. With plenty of natural beauty in the form of cascading waterfalls, plenty of greenery and river Gandheshwari flowing down the hill, Susunia gives out a picture perfect look.

4. Gajaburu

Gajaburu Hills are the next best thing to paradise, for rock climbers. The Gajaburu slopes are hard, rough and tough which will provide a welcome challenge to tourists looking for a spot of thrill and adventure whilst camping. There is also a nature camp organised here, which will show you how beautiful the surrounding areas of Gajaburu really are. It is a wonderful place to set up camp and an ideal pick if you want to be drained by the end of the day, after your trekking exploits! If you plan to drive down from Kolkata, it will take you a good 7 hours, from Durgapur to Raghunathpur road.

5. Sikip

Sikip, located in South District of Sikkim is a very famous destination for its beautiful atmosphere. Situated on the banks of Rangeet River, the place boasts splendid natural surroundings and excellent opportunities for camping and angling. Besides, the turbulent waters of Rangeet River offer perfect opportunities for rafting. With lot of angling, camping and rafting, Sikip is the paradise for adventure lovers.

6. Rocky Island

Rocky Island is a new tourist destination in Dooars. Situated on the banks of the River Murti it is about 2 km from Samsing and is a popular camping site. The view of river and surrounding forests are excellent from Rocky Island but tourist amenities are basic. The campsite provides an excellent opportunity to explore the interior parts of Neora Valley National sanctuary. This place is best suited for adventurous activities like trekking, rock climbing & rappelling. This is the must visit place for adventure loving travellers. A small enjoyable trek to nearby spots like Sherpagaon, Bhalukope, Jhandidara and Mo-chuki is an added attraction of this place. The road to Rocky Island is full of pebbles and it ends at the bridge over the Murti.

The river is quite narrow here and flows playfully amongst the boulders. You can spend some time there dipping our feet in the cold water of the river. You can stay at the Rocky Island Nature Resort which is located on the banks of Murti River. 

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