EXPLORE CORBETT'S HERITAGE
This trails will introduce you to the heritage sites that were a large part of the Corbett family, in the twin towns of Kaladhungi and Nainital, their winter and summer homes respectively. The towns of Nainital and Kaladhungi have many sites associated with Jim Corbett and his time in India and through this trip, we attempt to capture and show you the essence of the places and memories associated with Jim Corbett.
Colonel Edward James Corbett (1875 - 1955) after whom the Corbett Tiger Reserve is named was not just a great hunter but he was also one of the first conservators of the country. Although he is well known for hunting down the man-eaters in Kumaon, he spent a large part of his life for the preservation of wildlife in the country. The Jim Corbett Heritage Trails are long and short trips (including day trips) that will take you to the heritage sites that have been immortalized Jim Corbett's books.
Heritage Village Trail
The Trail provides a unique first hand experience of a model Kumaoni village and a glimpse into a typical Bhabbhar village. The walking trail commences from the museum, leads on through the fields and then passes through the places and buildings immortalized in Corbett’s writings. It covers Moti’s House, the stone wall and the Chaupal and also provides a chance for interaction with Villagers. The Corbett Heritage Trails highlight the great resource of built and natural heritage in the Kumaon region that Jim Corbett helped us in appreciating. A tiger sighting is the highlight for many in a trip to Corbett but there is an equally rich built and natural heritage of this region that we are trying to showcase and preserve through these trails.
Nainital and Kaladhungi Trail
The towns of Nainital and Kaladhungi have many sites associated with Jim Corbett and his time in India and through this trip we attempt to capture and show you the essence of these places and their memories associated with Jim Corbett. We take you to the Gurney House (Corbett’s home in Nainital), Murray Hotel, the only traveler's bungalow in Kaladhungi, the waterways of Kaladhungi, the Canal Trail, the Foundry, Arundale (Jim Corbett’s home in Kaladhungi) and many more sites that are still standing tall in the hustle bustle of the towns.