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Dhikala

Staying at Dhikala is an experience every wildlife enthusiast looks forward to.

Dhikala The deepest zone of corbett

Dhikala is one of the most popular sought after tourist accommodation in Corbett Tiger Reserve. Herd of elephants and spotted deers pack the vast expanse of famous Dhikala Chaur. This is probably the best place in the Tiger Reserve to spot very rare Hog Deer.

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.


What to see in Dhikala?

Chaurs (Grass Lands)

Watch Tower

Crocodile Point at Gairal

Sambar Trail

Rich population of tigers

All rooms are provided with double beds and with basic amenities. A twelve bed dormitory at Dhikala and an eight bed dormitory at Gairal are also available for the visitors intending to stay inside the forest.


Accommodation type in Dhikala

Different kinds of accommodations are available at Dhikala. Along with the Forest Rest House, Cabins, Hutment, Annexe Dhikala also has 24 bunk beds in Log Huts. The rooms are comfortable with basic amenities.


Food & Other Services

The restaurant serves buffet meals of quality foods. A small Canteen is also available for the visitors. Visitors can enjoy wildlife movie show in the evening and also spend their leisure time reading books in the well stocked library.


Forest rest houses in Dhikala Zone

A night stay at the lodge over the Dhikala Tour is highly recommended for the hardcore wildlife enthusiasts. The best part about staying the lodge is its journey from the Dhangadi gate during which you will cut and run through the rich flora and fauna, vast grassland, dense Sal jungle, and various small river channels. The building of the lodge, which is a mix of old and new, is a sight to behold too. Old rest house at Dhikala possesses the historical architecture, built by the Britishers over hundreds of years ago.

Dhikala Forest rest house

  • hutment (6 rooms)

    Restaurent/Canteen - No

  • CABIN (3 rooms)

    Restaurent/Canteen - Yes

  • NEW FRH (4 rooms)

    Restaurent/Canteen - Yes

  • OLD FRH (5 rooms)

    Restaurent/Canteen - Yes

  • ANNEXI (7 rooms)

    Restaurent/Canteen - Yes

  • DORMITRY (12 beds)

    Restaurent/Canteen - Yes


Gairal Forest rest house

  • hutment (4 rooms)

    Restaurent/Canteen - yes

  • Dormitry (8 beds)

    Restaurent/Canteen - yes


Sarpduli Forest rest house

  • SARPDULI FRH (2 rooms)

    Restaurent/Canteen - yes

  • Dormitry (3 beds)

    Restaurent/Canteen - yes


Sultan Forest rest house

  • SULTAN FRH (2 rooms)

    Restaurent/Canteen - No


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