Dhikala Forest Lodge

Jim Corbett National Park

Overview

Dhikala is one of the most popular sought after tourist accommodation in Corbett Tiger Reserve. Herd of elephants and spotted Deer pack the vast expanse of famous Dhikala Chaur. This is probably the best place in the Tiger Reserve to spot very rare Hog Deer. Staying at Dhikala is an experience every wildlife enthusiast looks forward to. Dhangari gate is entrance for Dhikala zone. Dhangari gate is located 18 kms away from Ramnagar while Dhikala Tourist Complex is located 31 Kms inside the Dhangari Gate. Dhikala is open for tourists from 15th November to 15th June. But remains inaccessible during Monsoon season. Dhikala tourist complex overlooks Ramganga Reservoir and is a perfect place to observe Crocodiles and Gharials basking in the banks of Ramganga.

Accommodation at Forest Lodges

When you pick up your torch to have a look at your surroundings, you can sight lots of eyes glowing in the light of your torch from the outside of the Rest House's electrical fencing. Deer, Wild Boars and sometimes even Tigers can be seen and heard very close to the fencing of the Rest House.

Dhikala Forest Lodge

Dhikala Forest LodgeDhikala Forest Lodge has 25 rooms & 2 dormitory with 12 beds in each dormitory. 25 rooms are further divided into 5 categories.

  • Old Forest Rest House :- 5 rooms
  • New Forest Rest House :- 4 rooms
  • Annexe :- 7 rooms
  • Hutment :- 6 rooms
  • Cabin :- 3 rooms

Gairal Forest Lodge

Gairal Forest LodgeGairal Forest Lodge has 6 rooms & 1 dormitory of 8 beds. 6 rooms are further divided into 2 categories. Old Forest Rest House & New Forest Rest House.

  • Old Forest Rest House :- 2 rooms
  • New Forest Rest House :- 4 rooms

After Dhikala Lodge, Gairal lodge is the most preferred forest lodge amongst visitoINR Gairal forest lodge is located on the banks of ramganga river. Gairal forest lodge have electricity for a few hours in the evening via generator.

Sarapduli Forest Lodge

Sarapduli Forest LodgeSarapduli forest lodge has 2 standard rooms & 1 dormitory of 3 beds.
Sarapduli forest lodge is located on the way to Dhikala lodge from Dhangari gate. Most centrally located rest house facing the ramganga river at Dhikala zone is Sarapduli lodge. Due to the proximity to the river in front, movement of tiger & elephant are more at Sarapduli forest lodge. For bird watchers & to see crocodiles, Sarapduli forest lodge is the best place.

Sultan Forest Lodge

Sultan Forest LodgeSultan Forest lodge has 2 standard rooms.
Sultan forest lodge is the first lodge you will come across,when you drive from Dhangari gate to Dhikala Lodge. Sultan Forest lodge has 2 rooms only. Solar fencing is not around Sultan Forest Lodge. It is named after Sultan Sot (local seasonal stream) which flows through this region.

Accommodation

Dhikala forest rest house has a total room inventory of 32 rooms which is further classified into 06 wings as mentioned below:-

  • 04 rooms - New Forest Rest House, Dhikala
  • 05 rooms - Old Forest Rest House, Dhikala
  • 07 rooms Annexe room Dhikala
  • 06 Hutment rooms, Dhikala
  • 06 Cabin rooms, Dhikala
  • 04 Old Range quarters, Dhikala
  • PHOTO ID Proofs: ADHAR CARD or DRIVING LICENCE or PASSPORT or PAN CARD or STUDENT ID or VOTER ID : that are Accepted - we require the number only - Scan copy is not required.
  • The First Traveller listed on the Booking form has to carry the same ID Proof as submitted for Booking Jeep Safari to visiting Corbett National Park.
  • TAll other Travellers also have to carry an ID Proof.
  • Charges are NON-REFUNDABLE.

  • Dhikala Tour Itinerary

    Day 01: Arrive Ramnagar- Transfer to Dhikala via Dhangari Gate

    In the morning pick up from Ramnagar railway station and transfer to Dhikala forest lodge. Check-in at the lodge, freshen up yourself and have little rest. After a short break take refreshment and get ready for the game drive. Soon after the lunch we leave for three hour game drive that will pass through a pristine wilderness area with some of the best sighting of wildlife. Now you have evening at leisure to unwind in the serene surroundings of your forest lodge. Retire for the night after dinner.

    Day 02: Discover the Most Fascinating Wildlife Territory (CTR)

    A knock on your doors reminds you the start of your day with hot coffee / tea to warm up before you head towards the Jungle Safari. Do not forget to take your camera and binoculars before getting on the gypsy. The three hours morning safari this morning will be through unrivaled wilderness area with some of the amazing sighting of wildlife to look forward to. Now you entered into the Dhikala tourism zone which is a well know wildlife tourist destination in Jim Corbett National Park. It is situated at the border of the Dun valley from where from the Ramganga flows in numerous channels. This exclusive zone offers outstanding view of the valley. It gives you an opportunity to discover the most fascinating wildlife territory on earth. Lunch will be served back at the resort. Now you have afternoon at leisure to unwind in the serene ambiance of your classic lodge.

    Day 03: Corbett National Park to Delhi

    Get ready for early morning game drive in a dense saal forest, grassland of riverine forests, the presence of large water body and its location on the foothills. According to your tour package the last day we take you to Elephant ride. Explore the richness of flora and fauna of Corbett just from a height. Come back to the resort and check out from the resort on time. Later depart by surface for Delhi (260 Kms/ 06 hrs drive).




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Contact Details

Corbett National Park
Ramnagar, Nainital
Uttarakhand
Call (24X7) :
+91-7248085786
+91-7351978238
Email : [email protected]




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