Situated at a distance of just 20 kms (1 hour) from Resorts in Ramnagar, Sitabani Temple in the Sitabani Forest is a peaceful place and a heaven for all the nature enthusiasts.
It is said that goddess Sita, wife of Lord Rama used to spend some of her days in exile here, in the forest after the "Agni Pariksha" with her son Luv & Kush.
The place also holds importance among travellers because of its citation in Ramayana.
The forest is also known for its rich flora and fauna with over 600 species of trees, herbs, shrubs and more. It is a natural habitat for Barking Deer's, King Cobra's, Sambars, Porcupines and more. The place is pure bliss and a must visit for bird watchers and nature lovers. Surrounded by Lush green forest with a small stream of fresh water.
The forest is remains closed during the monsoon season.
Every year, on the day of Ramnavami, the temple organises a large funfair. This temple also has one of the best views, so don't forget to click some amazing pictures.
Travel safely and enjoy your time in Jim Corbett!