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The Golden Tusk Resort in Jim Corbett National Park – A Luxurious Family Trip Awaits You Here!

They say, “The greatest legacy we can leave for our children is happy memories.”

Well, truly memories, no matter how big or small they are, they last for a lifetime. As a matter of fact, the best part about travelling is that we have nothing to lose but a world at our disposal to see and explore. A family holiday becomes a wholesome experience when planned amidst dense forests like of Sal, Kachnar & Kusum trees, the sighting of the untamed free-spirited wildlife, the freshness in the air and everything else taken care of. Checking-in The Golden Tusk Resort in Jim Corbett National Park construes to a family vacation experience of exactly the same fashion.


The Golden Tusk Resort is tucked in Dhela village of Ramnagar. Ramnagar is roughly 265 km. from New Delhi and only 65 km. from Nainital. The ‘Dhela’ zone is the most recently opened zone from the tiger reserve for public safari tours in Jim Corbett area. Safari permit is required here before venturing into the jungle. For the same guided tours and jeeps are available too. 15 jeeps can enter in one shift. The zone is open for day-safari almost throughout the year. The zone has mix topography which is rich in terms of both the variety of plants and animals that can be seen here. Adding to this, the area is also home to several vivid species of birds. After all, there is nothing better than waking up with the ecstatic chirping of birds and ending the day with their hurried chirps!


As one drives-in the property a plush lobby with its entry decorated with Rakhi Bel welcomes you. The resort is a seven-year-old property with Indian and exotic trees beautifying the 9-Acre space. The back area of the resort opens up to the jungle area while the front area opens to lush fields.

The spa at The Golden Tusk Resort has a jacuzzi for the guests to enjoy a relaxation session and of course, they offer a wide variety of single and couple massage therapies. There are dedicated rooms for kids recreational activities like pebble painting & movie screening, indoor games, gymnasium and more. A full-service dedicated bar named ‘Gin Tree’ is under renovation and coming up very soon.

Talking about restaurants, The Golden Tusk resort, has a huge restaurant which is functional during all meal services.

There are two swimming pools for adults. Alongside there are splash pools for kids for sweeping them off the floor straight into the water for some cool fun activities. 

A conference hall is also in place for corporate events and personal functions. Plus there is quite a bit of open area for accommodating a bigger crowd. Just near the entry point of the resort, there is parking for car and bus. For adding an extra dose of adventure while staying in the resort also has carefully planned adventure activities like Flying Fox and more for kids. There is also a garden for kids to run around and have fun on slides etc. A basketball court is also in place.

Despite such heavy plantation inside the resort, the place remains spic and span. 

Rooms at a Glance:

For staying there are a variety of options to select from, as per the requirements the rooms are available from luxurious suites to comfy villas for families. In addition, The Golden Tusk Resort also have Swiss tents for the people seeking the tent staycation experience. The rooms are spacious and come with TV, Telephone, A.C., Kettle, Mini Bar, Toiletries and more in place for a luxurious stay. The rooms are noise-free and well maintained. To prevent water wastage instead of bathtubs most rooms have a shower facility. Rooms for drivers and maids are also available. Further, there is a waiting room given on request and subject to availability to guests who do early check-ins or want to keep their luggage after checkout. Quite thoughtful indeed! 

Food at The Golden Tusk Resort in Jim Corbett Area:

Usually, the food for all three meals of the day is included in the room charges. Delectable vegetarian and non-vegetarian food of vivid cuisines is dished out time and again in the fine-dine restaurant. Mostly buffet is available with meals starting right from soups and salads an ending with desserts. Guests can also opt to order ala-carte. For kids, there are generally at least two variations of food options available during all meal services. 

The food can be enjoyed in the inner covered portion of the restaurant or the open air area. People can also enjoy a romantic poolside candlelight dinner. Alcohol is served on request. Depending on the weather conditions, the tea stall is made functional for evening tea session so that the guests enjoy the tea while sitting in the garden.

Activities To Do:

  • Enjoy a Spa
  • Hit the Swimming Pool
  • Enjoy an evening bonfire with live music and songs.
  • Indulge in Indoor & Outdoor Sports.
  • Indulge in early morning & evening walks.
  • Be a kid again and enjoy activities with kids like pebble painting etc.
  • Laze around in a hammock by the poolside.
  • Set your kids in adventure mood with the adventure activities.

A few tips if you are visiting The Golden Tusk Resort:

  • Tiger Suite and Villa Grande are the best and spacious rooms for reservation.
  • Don’t venture outside the resort on foot after sunset to avoid wild animal encounters.
  • Coming here and not getting soaked in the swimming pool is a crime (just kidding), so bring your swimming costumes and proper safety gear for kids.
  • For those who are interested in bird and animal watching bringing binoculars is a good idea.


As one enters the reception area, a welcome drink is served to refreshen body, mind and soul. The staff is sincere and hardworking. 24×7 room service is available. Airport/ Railway Station transfer, Gypsy ride, Village Walk, Bird Watching Tour etc. are available on request.

Final Thoughts:

The Golden Tusk Resort in Jim Corbett area finds its uniqueness as it is a family-centric resort where kids and adults can have fun equally. They have some meticulously planned activities for kids and adults. Overall, it is a great choice when it comes to planning a family vacation at the Jim Corbett national park area.

If you found the review of this resort helpful do like, comment and share!

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(31) Comments

  1. I have been to Jim Corbett but have not stayed in this property. It looks like a nice place. Will keep it in mind for the next visit.

  2. Each time I read about Jim Corbett, I wanna be there even more desperately. Btw this resort looks simply awesome, I am sure the whole experience of staying must have been amazing

  3. girl i was literally planning for Jim Corbett. Good to find this right at the time. This looks like a lovely place

  4. Jim Corbett is my favourite weekend escape…I would love to visit this place in my next visit for sure…Thanks for sharing!

  5. I stayed in this resort when I visited Corbett for the first time. It was such an amazing experience and I never wanted to go back home. You made me nostalgic 🙂

  6. The resort look perfect for weekend gateways ,with perfect place to chill with kids as well.
    Surely gonna visit it soon

  7. I am already planning a trip here soon. I am surely going to have lots of fun like you. Loved the write up.

  8. The resort is conveniently located in jim Corbett area… one can plan a jungle safari and explore Nainitaal as well and come back to enjoy the amenities at the resort. Great package deal that would be for the family vacation.

  9. You have really sparked the vacation fire in me with this post. The resort looks absolutely fantastic!

  10. The luxury resort is so beautiful with the best services one can think or demand. On my next visit i will stay here

  11. I have heard a lot about Jim Corbett…I am going to plan a trip to this wonderland for sure. Separate swimming pool for kids is safe idea for little visitors .

  12. The Golden Tusk Resort seems the perfect place for a family getaway. I like the location right inside the Jim Corbett area. A great place to stay and explore the wild life of the region.

  13. Golden tusk resort is surrounded by lots of greenery and it has so many fun activities to do for kids and adults.

    1. Yes one certainly gets a wholesome experience while staying there in terms of a relaxing holiday

  14. The place looks just perfect for chilling in the weekend . you have described everything so beautifully. Loved it

  15. Prerna Sinha says:

    It is one of the most beautiful resorts I’ve ever been to! Totally recommendable!

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  17. Very descriptive review. Thanks.

  18. […] activity is only possible in a few family resorts only like ‘The Golden Tusk Resort’ (Read more about this resort here.) Especially kids enjoy being a part of this activity very much. Simple snacks made using freshly […]

  19. Alpana Deo says:

    I haven’t been to India in 4 years. I badly need a vacation. And this place seems perfect spot to make it memorable. Loved the last pic of tiger and cub wearing hats.

  20. Dr. Surbhi Prapanna says:

    Wow the golden tusk resort seems like a great option for staying with family in Jim Corbett area . the food and ambience both looking amazing. will keep this suggestion in mind, if get a chance to visit this area in future,

  21. Milan says:

    The location, ambience, rooms and food everything in this luxury resort looks great. I am glad u have a fun filled time there.

  22. I have read and heard many rave reviews about Jim Corbett Park. Would love to stay there for a vacation and this seems like the best option to lodge in.

  23. This definitely looks like a fun place to hangout for vacay. The rooms and pool pics you have here definitely do justice to the services available here

  24. jhilmildsaha says:

    This is such a wonderful place. The view, the rooms and that pool – a perfect place for a family vacation.

  25. Jim corbet national park has been on my list for the longest and happy to know that there is this Golden tusk resort to stay and have a wonderful and memorable stay as well. The resort seems to be completely functional and equipped with everything we may need for a comfortable stay

  26. Roma says:

    What a lovely recommendation buddy, I am itching to travel, am surely checking this resort and heading to the safari at the soonest

  27. I’ve been to Jim Corbett but before marriage and now we were planning a trip there once things are a bit better. Its a perfect place to be with kids.

  28. This place looks amazing, especially the tiger themed wall decor and those cute soft toys. There’s everything for everyone here. Would love to visit here sometime.

  29. Pictures look amazing! Wish to go for a good family trip. As its been long, and once things are back to the old normal.would plan up.

  30. Jim Corbett is on my list, I have heard a lot about this place, that I badly wanted to visit this place soon. You have shared all the details in a very nicely .

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