The mystical and magical India. Everyone who is lucky enough to experience its power and magic. The concept of 'Safari' conjures up images of adventure, thrilling landscapes and absorbing wildlife. Camp Riverwild is located on the periphery of Corbett Tiger Reserve whilst staying at you will experience the ultimate luxury safaris.
The Corbett Tiger Reserve is blessed with a great biodiversity of habitat and wildlife giving an excellent chance of close encounters with the Tiger, Elephant and leopard - as well as fresh water fish eating crocodile or Gharial. With over 580 bird species, the reserve is a birdwatcher's delight.
Safaris take place each morning and evening in open Gypsys which drive through a wide variety of habitats, allowing you to view the vast interactions of the wild. After breakfast, guests on guided walking trails can experience the natural environment on foot in the reserve forest adjoining Corbett. The dedicated, skilled and passionate Guides lead you to discover miracles of Nature you may never have dreamed existed.
Jim Corbett National Park is a Mecca of birdwatchers it has a spectacular avifaunal diversity. Over 580 species of resident and migratory birds have been recorded in and around Jim Corbett National Park. Forty nine species of diurnal raptors are found here forming a characteristics element of a avifauna. Great pied hornbill, pallas's, fishing eagle, collared falconet are some of the endangered birds found in the Jim Corbett National Park. The bird life is varied in different parts of the reserve. The avifaunal diversity is at peak during winters.
Camp Riverwild organizes special bird watching safaris with expert guides Rates and itinerary on request.
What you must carry?
All you really need is your eyes and ears as mentioned above! Carry a powerful pair of binoculars.
Pack clothing that will help you to blend with your surroundings.
Bird Watching Do's:
Always venture out in the early mornings when the birds are at their chirpier best.
Dress to blend with your surroundings.
Bird Watching Don'ts:
Don't be noisy. Sit quietly and let birds come to you.
Don't go bird watching in a big group.
There are a number of short and long excursions offered at the Camp Riverwild in Corbett. Visitors can go on to Bhuwankhal sunrise point and see the sun as it ascends over the snow-clad Himalayas or on a day’s visit to Nainital, a popular hill station in Uttarakhand.
A knock on your door from the Camp Guide will wake you before first light, while the kitchen brews hot coffee or tea, and prepares cool fruit juices with toast, Rusk or other freshly made delicacy. So begin the morning safaris.
Early morning is the time of day for bird songs, and the rising sunlight dances off beads of dew on spiders' webs. The guide will watch the road for spoor, leaning forward intently to find any print left by a predator during its hunt in the dark. There may be hushed discussions with the other Guide, sharing information to ensure that the occupants of each Gupsy have the best chance of a wide range of sightings and also ensures control and responsible behavior as vehicles move in close to the animals.
What to pack for your Safari
Dress completely informal. Neutral colors recommended.
Windbreaker or warm jacket for winter safaris.
Comfortable walking shoes.
Binoculars, camera and video camera.
Sunhats and sunglasses.
Renowned for luxury safaris, Camp Riverwild isn't all about relaxing game drives and riverside dining. Our doors are always open for adventurers and for those who really want absorb nature as much as they want. On the morning walk you will be part of a small group that sets out on foot after breakfast. The walk is an opportunity to experience wildlife and natural beauty at close quarters.
Corbett boasts approximately 580 species of birds. Their nests and calls are fascinating. There is an endless diversity of trees, shrubs and flowering plants, and whatever the time of year, no two walks are ever the same. Camp Riverwild Do not charge any money for such walks they are complimentary and part of our educational program.
Rafting (In Season from July to September) : An adventure seeker resorts to water sports for the sheer adrenalin flow, and the danger factor associated with it gives it a new charm altogether. You can opt for white water river rafting in the river Kosi surrounded by beautiful mountain ridges and cliffs, is an experience by itself. Whether you are a beginner or bring skills and techniques from previous experience, Camp Riverwild offers something for everyone. Sandy beaches line the river at intervals, allowing you to pull up alongside. The banks are covered with Saal, Teak, Khair and Rosewood. with an occasional village and its terraced fields, dotting the landscape.