Considering the sprawling area of Corbett National Park, the forest department has divided the region into five consecutive zones. Each zone has some special significance and among them the most popular is the Dhikala zone. Reaching Dhikala is quite easy as one has to reach Patil Dun valley through which RamgangaRiver flows into numerous channels. The closest town to Dhikala is Ramnagar that is only 19 km away from Dhangari Gate, the main entrance to the zone.
Just enter inside the gate; you will discover an awe-inspiring uninterrupted panoramic view of the valley. The tourist complex is not so far from the entrance, it will take maximum one hour to reach. While on a tour to Dhikala, the rest houses and forest lodges in Dhikala plays a very crucial role in providing the best accommodation services at affordable price. These jungle lodges are located just in the proximity of Corbett Park from where the breathtaking view of Ramganga River can be easily caught.
Spending a few days in these lodges, wildlife as well as adventure lovers can have a spectacular view of wild animals like tiger, elephant, deer, wild bears, etc. Traveling in a group would be a great idea that may make your adventurous trip more thrilling. Tiger safari in Corbett is best experienced in Dhikala Safari Zone and it is performed without disturbing the natural habitat of wild animals. Elephant safari in Dhikala is the best way to explore the extreme beauty of nature. If you are with a group of 6 to 8 people, then jeep safari will best suit to you which are available from morning to evening and covers the core parts of the zone, where maximum numbers of birds, mammals and reptiles are sighted.
Dhikala is open from 15th November to 15th June and the heavy crowds of tourists are flooded in these forest lodges. Advance planning and advance booking for a trip to Jim Corbett National Park will definitely save lots of money and time in finding the best resorts in Corbett.