Jhirna Forest Rest House is a government-owned rest house located in the Jhirna zone of the Jim Corbett National Park in Uttarakhand, India. It is one of the popular accommodations inside the Jim Corbett National Park for wildlife enthusiasts and nature lovers.

The Jhirna Forest Rest House is surrounded by dense forests and has comfortable rooms and cottages that are equipped with basic amenities such as beds, tables, and chairs. The rest house also has a dining hall that serves delicious food to its guests.

The Jhirna zone is known for its rich biodiversity and is home to a variety of wildlife species such as tigers, leopards, elephants, sloth bears, and several species of deer and birds. Visitors can go on jeep safaris and nature walks to explore the wildlife and natural beauty of the area.

Visitors to Jhirna can enjoy wildlife safaris to observe the diverse range of species that inhabit the park, including elephants, deer, various species of birds, and if you're lucky, even the elusive Bengal tiger. It's essential to follow the park rules and guidelines to ensure the safety of both visitors and wildlife.

Accommodation in Jhirna Forest Rest House

Jhirna Forest Zone is a southern zone of the Jim Corbett National Park which is near the Dhela Village. The entry gate for this Zone is Dhela Gate which is located on the periphery of Dhela Village which is 20 km from Ramnagar, Uttrakhand. The entry Gate for this Zone and Dhela Zone is the same. Jhirna Forest Rest House has a very beautiful landscape and you can see nature and peace at their best here. This zone Single Forest Rest House is named Jhirna Forest Rest House which consists of 2 double bedrooms so if you are a peace and privacy lover then this zone is the best zone to stay in. This zone has a large population of sloth bears and wild elephants which can be seen throughout the year, you can also spot some tigers here if you are lucky.

Jhirna Forest Rest House Food & Other Services: Jhirna Forest Rest House. In this zone FRH’s premises there’s not any restaurant available but there you will get a cook with all the utensils, stove and gas available in a kitchen. You have to provide raw materials to the cook and he will prepare the meals whatever you ask for.

Note:- You will only get vegetarian food inside the National Park because Non-Veg food is not allowed inside the Park.

Flora & Fauna

Jhirna zone flare mainly consists of large open grasslands Chaur. It has a dry deciduous type secondary forest when it comes to its topography. Jhirna has some stream beds inside the zone which are natural, and warm and you can explore them if you like and if you are in the right season for exploring them. The advantage of stream bed exploration is that there may be cliff edges along with some streams due to which you can enjoy bird sightings with great visibility. Due to the open grassland, this zone proves to give you a better sighting of a tiger with great visibility, so if you are a wildlife enthusiast then this zone seems to be a must-visit for you.

How to Reach Jhirna Forest Rest House

You can go for the Jhirna zone via Dhela gate which is located 20 km from Ramnagar, Uttrakhand. The entry timing to Jhirna Zone from Dhela gate starts at 10:00 AM and stops at 4:00 PM.

The best time to Plan Your Visit to Jhirna Forest Rest House

In the winter season(October-February)You will spot a variety of beautiful and unseen birds. For Bird lovers, this is the dream time of the year as you can see many unseen birds.

In the monsoon season(July-September) You should not visit the National park during this period of the year cause the weather will not be favorable and there will be road blockages due to rain which will make it impossible to make it through dense Forest. But if the weather condition is good then you can visit this time also cause Jhirna is open throughout the year.

In Summer Season(March-June) This time of year which includes March to mid-June is called the summer season in our country. In the summer season, the temperature gets very high as in the daytime, the temperature may go up to 40 degrees c. So if you can enjoy your stay in the jungle without air conditioning, a cooler, and all the luxurious items then this is also a beautiful season to visit and spot tigers.

Open and Close Timing of Jhirna:- Jhirna is open throughout the year, you can visit according to the weather and road conditions of the park.