Zero Garjia, Dhikuli, Ramnagar, Uttarakhand, India
About The Riverview Retreat
The River View Retreat is Located in sylvan surroundings, on the boundary of the Corbett National Park one of the World's Most famous wildlife Park Named after Jim Corbett, The Legendary Hunter-Naturalist Turned Conservationist. The Retreat offers exclusive 26 Private lodges with private Kitchen & Garden. The Retreat has all modern amenities like Restaurant, Swimming pool etc. The Retreat offers you the Best of Forest, Wildlife, River and the Majestic Kumaon Hills. The Retreat Presents Panoramic View of the River, Kosi is a mere, Six-hour drive from Delhi via Moradabad. This is 500 meters from The Corbett Hideaway.
Your exclusive villa
Corbett River View is a charming retreat that is big on style. A resort full of fresh innovative design ideas those are simple, yet truly stylish, which give you freedom to relax and leave the world behind at the front door.
The resort spread over an area of 8 acres, is located on the fringes of the Corbett Park and on the banks of the River Kosi, providing an exotic scenic view.
The resort offers exclusive 32 villas with a private kitchen & garden.
The resort offers an intimate ambience with private sit outs & garden, offering a complete family holiday experience.
Air-conditioned bedrooms with attached modern toilet & bath.
The facilities at the resort include :
Multi Cuisine Restaurant
Grill & Bar
Volleyball, Cricket , Croquet, Archery, Dart
Jeep and Elephant Safari
Folk Dance / Cultural Programs
The Riverview Retreat is a forest lodge in Corbett that makes for a great stay, right in the lap of nature's finest. The Garjia Temple (Approx. 4km), Ramnagar Kosi Reservoir (Approx. 10km) Kosi River, Ramganga River and Corbett museum are all the places one must surely visit while at the hotel.
Distance from Pantnagar Domestic Airport: Approx. 96km
Distance from Ramnagar Railway Station: Approx. 11km
The elevation of the Jim Corbett Park ranges between 400mts to 1210 mts. The geographical area of the Park covers different types of vegetation along its varied topography which comprise hilly and riparian areas, temporary marshy depressions, plateaus and ravines. The southwestern fringe of the park, marked by the hydel dam of Kalagarh and the beautiful lake inside, has remarkably enhanced the scenic beauty of the place. Many species of water birds, both migrant and non-migrant, frequent its waters. Tourists can also enjoy watching the crocodiles and the long snouted fish-eating gharial sun basking on the sand banks. Besides, the Ramganga River carries fattened Mahseer within its fold, much to the angler's delight!
This hotel provides facilities such as phone service, transportation, daily housekeeping, front desk, 24-hr security, laundry, doctor on call, internet, banquet facilities, travel desk and parking. Their state of the art conference hall is the largest in the Kumaon region with advanced audio/visual equipment. For the adventure seekers various activities such as jeep, elephant and horse safaris, bird watching, rafting, rock climbing, rappelling, slithering, river crossing, cycling and angling are available. For a well deserved pampering session head to their spa, 'Riverview retreat' offers various health treatments such as body treatment, steam and sauna bath. Recreational activities like cultural programs, wildlife movies, indoor & outdoor games like table tennis, carom, darts, chess, volley ball, badminton and cricket are also offered. There is a nature shop and a library in the premises as well. The lodge has three restaurants Gole Ghar, Jim's Grill and Gurney House which has a bar serving exotic cocktails and more.
The clean, comfortable and elegant rooms are air conditioned. Each room is equipped with various modern facilities like telephone, laundry bag, luggage space, in-room menu, safe, heater and refrigerator.
The Riverview Retreat Rooms
The Riverview Retreat Amenities
Hotel provides facilities such as jeep and elephant safari, bird watching, horse safari and angling clubbed with kumaoni folk dance, stories of the land along the bonfire, barbecue, exotic cocktails at bar. ''Riverview retreat'' spa offers various health treatments. Some in house facilities like nature shop, library, cultural programs, wildlife movies, slide show, indoor and outdoor games such as table tennis, carom, chess, volley ball, badminton, cricket, pool games etc. Fun games on festive occasions like tambola, treasure hunt, tug of war, evenings with guitarist as well as bonfire evenings are also organized by the hotel. Adventure activities river rafting, rock climbing and rappelling, abseiling/slithering, river crossing & traversing, cycling can be arranged on prior request.
The Riverview retreat has the largest Conference hall that can accommodate 350 persons. Conference facilities provided by the hotel are overhead projector(ohp), slide projector, video walls, computer, laptop, VCR, VCD, cordless hand mike, cordless collar mike, photocopy, digital camera, high quality public addressing(pa) systems."
Food & Drink
Gurney House: This multi-cuisine buffet restaurant serves a variety of Indian, Mughlai, Chinese and Continental cuisines. The specialties of the Kumaon region are also served.
Jim's Grill: Located right next to the swimming pool offers some special mouth watering Chef's delicacies.
The Bar: This thematic bar is located in the Gurney House itself. It has a good collection of international & domestic beverages.
250 K.m. from Delhi via Hapur by pass, Gajraula Moradabad by pass. From this point when Moradabad by pass terminates, take U turn to left towards Moradabad city and travel 2 Km., then take right turn to Kashipur and then Ramnagar (base town of Corbett). From Ramnagar The Wild Crest is 6 km away on Ranikhet road (main road of corbett national park which leads to Bijrani forest entrance and Dhikala forest entrance of corbett park) to Dhikuli, It is about 5 hours drive from Delhi.
How to Reach There
By road: To Jim Corbett National Park, Ramnagar:
Delhi > 250 Km > 5 hrs > Car
Nainital > 58 Km > 1 hrs 30 mins > Car
Ranikhet > 85 Km > 3 hrs > Car
Almora > 140 Km > 4 hrs > Car
Kausani > 165 Km > 6 hrs > Car
Agra > 330 Km > 8 hrs > Car
Delhi(take NH 24 via Hapur Bypass and Gajraula) -> Moradabad (take Moradabad Bypass) -> Kashipur -> Ramnagar -> Jim Corbett National Park
By Rail: To Jim Corbett National Park, Ramnagar:
Ramnagar railhead is the nearest railway station to Jim Corbett Wildlife Sanctuary. This railway station is connected to major cities of India, the nearest being New Delhi railway station. Ranikhet Express is one of the trains that operate from New Delhi railway station to Kathgodam railway station. This train runs daily between the two places. Bus or taxi are easily available that will take you to Jim Corbett. Also, trains are available from Moradabad railway station.
Ranikhet Express - The train leaves Delhi at 2200 hrs and reaches Kathgodam in the morning. As the train reaches the station quite early it is advisable you ask the hotel for pick up facility. Alternatively, Ranikhet Express starts from Delhi to Kathgodam, comes back to Moradabad and via Kashipur reaches Ramnagar next day morning, i.e 2 days required. To save time getting down at Kathgodam is feasible and from there take a cab to National Park. Corbett Link Express - Leaves Old Delhi at 2245 hrs and reaches Ramnagar at 0530 hrs Kathgodam Express - leaves Old Delhi at 2245 hrs and reaches Kathgodam at 0715 hrs
By Air: To Jim Corbett National Park, Ramnagar:
Jim Corbett National Park doesn't have an airport. If one wants to go by air, Phoolbagh in Pantnagar is the nearest airport. It is located 50 km away from Jim Corbett. Pantnagar airport is well connected with major cities in India, so one can easily reach there. Delhi which is 300 km away is the nearest international airport for the people travelling from abroad. Flights from Lucknow and New Delhi travel to Pantnagar twice a week, so one can arrange accordingly. One can easily find taxi from Pantnagar to Jim Corbett.
Jim Corbett is well connected to major cities of India. This national park is around 25 kms from Ramnagar, from Lucknow, the National Park is 433 kms via Bareilly and from New Delhi its 300 kms away.