The Sitabani Corbett landscape zone is the Buffer area of the tiger reserve and is open to everyone to visit here. The landscape of this zone has a rich natural view which consists of dense forest and river streams along with many old temples. You will find plenty of herbivore animals like Tigers, Leopards, Elephants, Dears, Jackal, Wild Boar, Birds, Reptiles, and many other animals, but it depends on your beautiful luck.
There are around 600 bird species found in this zone among which most are migratory birds. The zone is a delight for the bird watchers. Sprawled in the large area which even incorporates many villages in it, one must visit this zone to savor the magical ambiance of the enchanting nature.
This zone is a less-visited delight of nature as tourists generally prefer to visit the tiger reserve area and give this zone a miss. There is an old temple named Sitabani Temple is located in the forest and is protected and maintained by the Archeological Survey of India (ASI). Along with this, there is also a very old temple dedicated to Lord Shiva.
These temples are visited by a large number of devotees. It would be really a memorable experience to explore this forest and a night safari in the Sitabani forest will be a thrilling experience and you will get an adrenaline rush with the quiet and eerie ambiance of the forest and in the anticipation of encountering any wild animal. Visitors are allowed to explore this zone by the Jeep safari, and elephant safari.
Private vehicles are not allowed in this zone Only Green Gypsy allowed in this zone. You have to pay the entry fee on the spot at the entry gate in Teda Village to enter the forest reserve area and after exploring the forest you have to make the exit from the Paulgarh gate, almost 60 km away from the entry gate.
The Booking is on an Online Advance booking serve basis and a non-refundable advance needs to be deposited with complete details of the person. For advance booking a photo id for Indian Nationals and Passport Details of Foreign Nationals is mandatory.
Photo Id :- Driving License/ Voter Id / Pan card is required. One can send us the id number, date of birth, full name and gender, date of expiry of the ID for booking. While traveling the guest will have to carry the same ID.
Passport Details :- Passport Number, Full Name & Gender, Date of Issue and expiry, date of Birth, Nationality is required for Advance Bookings of Morning & Afternoon jeep safari Advance booking Safari is can be done one month in advance. However, it is advisable to place the application to the forest department the moment you decide about the safari for better chances of confirmation.