Dhikala Forest Lodge
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.
Its location at core area of Corbett national park made it a perfect place to stay for wildlife enthusiast.
Accommodation (Dhikala Forest Lodge )
Dhikala forest lodge has 32 rooms in its 06 wings and can be classified as follows:
- 1. New Forest Rest House : No of Rooms – 04
- 2. Old Forest Rest House: No of rooms -05
- 3. Dhikala Annexe: No of Rooms 07
- 4. Hutment: No of rooms 06
- 5. Cabins: No of Rooms 06
- 6. All Range quarters: No of Rooms 04.
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About Corbett National Park
Wildest Wildlife, lush greenery, delightful climate and much more entitles Corbett National Park as one of the best wildlife parks on our planet. It is the oldest wildlife national park in India, established way back in 1936 A.D. Named after the great hunter later turned into nature conservationist Jim Corbett; the park is located in Nainital which is an exotic hill station in Uttaranchal state in India.
Corbett national park is mainly reckoned for its tiger project that is aimed to protect endangered species of Bengal Tiger. Along with tigers, you find here great variety for flora and fauna. Cheetal, elephant, sambar, neelgai, King cobra, flying foxes, and more along with almost 600 species of birds give you the plentiful wildlife sight at Corbett. More on Corbett National Park