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Our First Family Trip This Year With A Toddler – Jim Corbett

Our First Family Trip This Year With A Toddler – Jim Corbett

Jim Corbett

It won’t be a lie if I say that this trip happened because my better half felt jealous of my travel plans with my girl gang. Last year was pretty bad in terms of travel, we weren’t able to take any trip other than our hometown. So, this year I planned to take at least 5 trips to the places I have never been to.

We took our first trip together to Jim Corbett in January. After much consideration, we decided to go take a road trip there via car. Man of the house loves driving and thankfully my toddler doesn’t get cranky during long drives as well. We booked Corbett Machaan for our three days stay.

Jim Corbett National Park is a forested wildlife sanctuary in northern India’s Uttarakhand State. The national park has a great environment and greenery all around that makes the guest feel incredible. The flora and fauna of the park are incredible and it attracts tourists from all over the globe.

If you plan for a weekend getaway with the family or alone then Corbett Machaan is definitely the place you should consider. From the beautiful ambiance to a soulful evening of guitar and bonfire makes it one of my favorite places I have visited so far.

Corbett Machaan

If you are planning to travel with the toddler then Jim Corbett is a wonderful place to take them near nature. Waterfall, wildlife and much more is there to keep them intrigued and happy.

There are a lot of adventure activities within the premises of hotel Corbett Machaan for adults and kids. I was skeptical at first to take her to zip lining and other activities but looking at her enthusiasm I decided to keep my worry to myself and let her be herself. Not only did she enjoyed these activities, but she also made sure we be her partners in the fun too.

The natural environment is a complex and diverse one that contains opportunities for children to learn and develop in all areas.

Here are my few tips if you are planning to go to Corbett with a toddler:

  • Make sure to carry woolen, the place gets cold in the evening. If you are planning to go there in the starting months of the year then carrying an extra pair of socks and caps are must for your toddler.
  • Carry comfortable footwear for you and your little one. We went to see a waterfall and little one walked all the way through. It is a beautiful place for kids to understand nature’s true beauty.
  • If you are traveling by road then carry a few things to keep your toddler busy like painting kit, some pretend play.
  • Hand sanitizer, mosquito repellent, sunscreen lotion are a must to carry. Don’t forget to keep a few homemade snacks if your toddler is a picky eater, mine enjoys fruits so it wasn’t a trouble at all.
  • Always carry an extra pair of clothing when you decide to go hiking or jungle safari. My toddler jumped in a pool of mud while going towards the waterfall saying look mummy muddy puddle (Peppa Pig effect I guess).
  • Plan your itinerary in advance. There are a lot of places to visit, choose the ones as per your convenience. Make sure it involves keeping your toddler busy with fun activities because they can get cranky pretty soon if things are not of their interest.
  • Lastly, don’t forget to enjoy the local delicacies. One thing I crave the most in cold hilly stations is a bowl of steaming hot Maggi.

maggi

We stayed there for 2 days and it was a beautiful break from the daily hustle bustle of city life. Exposure to nature has been shown to reduce stress and increase attention spans. When a child is out in nature, all the senses get activated.

Plan a trip soon and let me know how did you find the place or if you have already visited the hotel or Jim Corbett national park then don’t forget to share your experiences with me in the comment section.

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Reader Comments

  1. Have a good memory of Corbett but never went with my daughter. Loved your tips to plan a vacation there with a child

  2. I so want to take my toddler to Corbett national park. Thank you for the tips but what season do you reccoemd we go there?

  3. I found very difficult to visit any place with toddlers because they are two and the younger one is so naughty but I like your points and tips whenever I will plan in the future, I will surely refer these. Thanks for the sharing.

  4. That’s an inspiring post.Jim Corbett is on our travel list from long time.Looks like now its time to execute our travel plan.Thanks for much detailed info and yes cute pics.

  5. Jim Corbett is still on my list to visit and I tell you trip with toddlers is so much fun we have plan traveling a lot with my daughter and its lovely to go together with kids

  6. Jim Corbett is on my wishlist but my wasn’t sure whether going there with my 4yo was a good idea. Your post has assured me that she’ll surely enjoy herself there.

  7. Jim Corbett is on my bucket list since forever. What a perfect place to go over long weekends.
    I like your tips for the trip with toddler, bookmarked for future. Toddler are unexpectedly adventurous humans. She did zip lining, wow!

  8. Sounds like a quick refreshing trip. Jim Corbett is in my bucket list for quite a while now, and now reading this post surely has enticed me more. Loved the tips that you have shared too. Comfortable shoes are a must have for any vacation

  9. Jim Corbett is indeed a great place for a short break…I have some amaizng memories from there and I am sure your stay would have been great with the toddler as well!

  10. That’s sounds like a refreshing mini trip. We need such trips time to time to keep us energized.
    I have never been to Jim Corbett. May be next India trip, will plan something with friends.

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