Dhikala forest lodge is run and managed by forest department under Corbett national park, it is located in the core area of Corbett national park. The entry gate for Dhikala is Dhangadi gate. You have to show your permits to forest guards here at this point.
Dhikala forest lodge is 30 kms from Dhangadi gate, and it will take around 01 Hr to 01 Hr 15 Mins to cover this distance. This journey from Dhangadi gate to Dhikala itself is full of adventures, you have to cross dense sal forest and Ramganga River with several seasonal rivers, the animals you are most likely to spot while going to Dhikala are herds of spotted deer, Barking deer, Sambhar, Barasinga, Elephants, and Hyena, Fox, Monitor Lizard and even Tigers also.
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Duration: 04 Nights - 05 Days
Day 01, DELHI-CORBETT NATIONAL PARK (260 KM; 06-07 HRS):
In the morning transact from Delhi to Jim Corbett National Park. Upon coming shifted to a wildlife resort
& relax, followed by dinner & overnight stay. The Jim Corbett National Park
Recognized in the year 1936, Jim Corbett National Park is the 1st national park in the Asian continent.
The park has got it is the title from a hunter turned conservationist Edward, James Corbett. He was the
one who contributed a lot toward the start of the park. Further, this park was set up to save the critically
endangered catlike species – the Royal Bengal Tiger. It was the very spot where Project Tiger was
launched in 1973. Currently, Corbett is home to many species of fauna & flora.
Day 02, DHIKALA FOREST LODGE:
Early in the morning, we will take you for a wildlife safari in the Corbett National Park. The early hours of
the morning are best for sighting tigers. Later, return back to the resort for breakfast. After having
breakfast, we will take to Garjiya Devi Temple along the Kosi River. Again come back to the resort for
lunch. In the afternoon, we will transact toward the Dhangadi gate, which is the entry gate for Dhikala
Zone. Upon coming check-in the Dhikala Forest Lodge for an overnight remain.
Day 03, DHIKALA FOREST LODGE:
This whole day is dedicated to wildlife trip via different modes. Early in the morning enjoy elephant
safari in the park for sighting many wild beings. Return to the lodge for having breakfast and then we
will take you for a jeep safari to crocodile point, wherein you can witness the predatory reptile. Come
back to the lodge for lunch. Later, we will take you to the watchtower overlooking a water hole. Come
back to the lodge by evening & enjoy the screening of many wildlife films & documentaries; followed by
dinner & overnight remain.
Check-out from the Dhikala Forest Lodge early in the morning & transact toward Bhuvankhal. Witness
the sun kissing the sky at Bhuvankhal & then continue driving toward Nainital. On reaching Nainital,
check-in a hotel & ease. Later, in the afternoon we will take you on a lake tour of Nainital. The tour will
include the visit to Naukuchia Tal, Bhimtal, Sattal, and Khurpa Tal. Further, in the evening take pleasure
in a boat ride on the Naini Lake. Come back to the hotel for dinner & overnight remain.
Day 05, NAINITAL-DELHI:
Post breakfast, drive back to Delhi from Nainital. On reaching Delhi, we will shift you to the airport or
railway station & you can return to home.