Anantum Gateway Resorts & Spa, is located at a prime location which offers several nearby excursions to explore. Though major tourists visit here for exploring Jim Corbett National Park, its wilderness and nature’s beauty of this location. But other than that, this place offers several other excursions which are worth exploring.
Jim Corbett National Park
It has become one of the favourite and most visited tourist destinations. It is known for housing the highest number of Royal Bengal Tigers and a wide variety of wild animals and bird species. The dense forest of Jim Corbett National Park also includes several types of fauna. To explore the spectacular landscape of Jim Corbett National Park, multiple safari zones are made by the Corbett administration. From booking Jeep Safari to going on a jungle trek, one can explore Jim Corbett National Park in multiple ways.
To experience the tranquillity amidst the wilderness of Jim Corbett National Park, one must not miss this mesmerizing experience of visiting Corbett Waterfall. It is a hidden waterfall, located around 25 kilometres away from Ramnagar. It is one of the most scenic water bodies surrounded by lush green forests. It is around 30 meters high and is situated on the Ramganga River. Along with offering fascinating views to nature lovers, it is also one of the favourite spots for photography. The best time to explore Corbett Waterfall is between October to June. From taking a dip in the cool water to enjoying a picnic with friends or family around the waterfall, one can indulge in several fun activities.
Jim Corbett National Park is known for the conservation of several species of flora and fauna. But along with that, it is also known for conserving and showcasing multiple photographs, artifacts, writings, and remains of a man-eating tiger. The museum is located in Kaladhungi, Nainital. One can easily reach there by auto-rickshaw or cab. Those who have an interest in knowing the facts about Jim Corbett, must not miss visiting this place. The museum shows the life, work, and overall past experiences of Jim Corbett in its truest form.
Jim Corbett is not only for experiencing thrilling and adventurous activities. But it also houses hundreds of years old temples including Hanuman Dham which is located at the banks of river Ramganga. It is available at a short distance hike from the Jim Corbett National Park. As the name says, it is the temple of Lord Hanuman and also is around 500 years old temple in the Jim Corbett region. On the way to the temple, one gets to witness amazing views and landscapes.
Nanda Devi National Park
One must not miss visiting this UNESCO world heritage site which is famous for its heavenly landscape. It offers views of India’s second-highest mountain peak, known as Nanda Devi. It houses a wide variety of wild creatures and birds including Himalayan Tahr, Snow Leopard, Musk Deer, Himalayan Brown Bear, Asiatic Black Bear, and many more. By visiting Nanda Devi National Park, one also gets to witness other mountain peaks like Rishi Pahar, Dunagiri, Kalanka, Changband, Trishul, and several others. The best time to visit Nanda Devi National Park is from May to October.
Rajaji National Park
For wildlife lovers, Rajaji National Park is an extended treat along with the adventure of Jim Corbett National Park. It is another tiger reserve located in the Shivalik range of the Himalayas in Uttarakhand. The Rajaji National Park is formed by merging three different sanctuaries including Chilla Sanctuary, Rajaji Sanctuary & National Park, and Motichur Sanctuary. It was established in the year 1983. Though it is a tiger reserve but is known as a habitat for elephants. It houses around 600 elephants, 16 tigers, and 250 leopards. To experience the wildlife adventure and to capture some amazing wildlife pictures, Rajaji National Park is the best to visit. One can visit Rajaji National Park between November to June.
Garjiya Devi Temple
It is a famous temple of Goddess Garjiya, located around 14 kilometres away from Ramnagar in Garjiya village. Being close to Anantum Gateway Resorts it can be easily visited by booking a taxi or cab. The temple is on the bed of the river Kosi and is built on a rock. One can reach this temple by driving through the woods and climbing a steep staircase. The temple houses an idol of Garjiya Devi which is around 4.5 feet tall. Other than the idol of Garjiya Devi, the temple also houses idols of Lord Ganesha, Mata Saraswati, and BatukBhairava. Every year, thousands of devotees visit this temple during the time of KartikPoornima. The temple authorities commence an annual fair every year during this time. One must pay homage to this temple during their visit to Jim Corbett National Park.
As the name says, Strawberry Farm is famous for the assorted range of strawberries available here. It is known as Flying Sparrow Strawberry Farm and is spread over an area of two hectares. It is located at 3000 feet altitude and is quite close to the Bijrani Safari Zone. It can be reached either via elephant safari or by booking a jeep. The farm can be explored throughout the year due to the pleasant temperature. Other than the fresh handpicked strawberries, one can also get jams and jellies made from those fresh farm strawberries.
The Lake District and one of the most picturesque hill stations of Uttarakhand. Anantum Gateway Resorts is quite close to Nainital, which is famous for the Naini Lake and the seven majestic hills surrounding the town. This beautiful Kumaoni hill station is famous for its amazing boat rides, colonial heritage, and mountain hikes around it. It can be visited throughout the year due to the perfect weather of this hill station. From exploring the Himalayan Museum to visiting Naina Devi Temple, one can enjoy many activities here.
These nearby excursions offer tourists and nature lovers with a diverse range of experiences, including wildlife encounters, natural beauty, spirituality, and cultural insights, enhancing their overall travel experience.