Dhikala zone offers sighting of variety of wildlife including many rare or endangered species. One of the major attraction of the Dhikala zone is royal Bengal tiger but some of the animals commonly sighted in the dhikala zone are elephants, Spotted deer, Sambar deer, Hog deer, barking deer, common langur, rehusus macaque, wild boar, crocodiles, yellow throated martins, gharials, mahasheer and pythons and snakes. If one is lucky one can also get to see nocturnal creatures like leopard, slot bear, porcupines, and pangolins. Dhikala is also a paradise for birds and one can get to see more than 500 species of birds. More than 300 species of birds are permanent resident of the area. Dhikala zone is highly popular in terms of providing shelter to some of the highly endangered species like hog Deer, gharials, otters and golden mahasheer.
Drive from Delhi and reach Ramnagar (260 Kms /06 hrs drive) latest by noon. Check-in at wildlife resort, relax for a while and have lunch. You can enjoy the luxurious facilities at resort and rest of the day at leisure today. Please bring a change of clothes or swimming togs and towel with you. Spend some pleasant hours in the evening simply sitting at the bank of river Kosi. Nights are very pleasant in Corbett, have dinner underneath the twinkling stars and retire for the night.
Today is the day to spice your life in the verdant greens and unspoiled beauty of Corbett National Park. In the morning jeep driver will pick up from the resort and take you to Dhikala /Gairal forest lodge via Dhangarhi gate. Check-in at forest rest house where room is already booked for you in advance. Take short break and get ready for the first exciting jeep safari in search of remarkable wildlife of Corbett. We head through one way Shambar road which is famous for spotting the tiger. The 03 hour game drive will pass through the most amazing flora and fauna of the park. Later in the evening, come back to lodge. Don’t be panic as the rest houses have electric fencing that keeps you safe. You can share the thrilling and exciting safari experience with your group members sitting in the verandah area. Have dinner and overnight stay at the lodge.
Tour to Dhikala is incomplete without an elephant ride that gives you an opportunity to amble over the lowlands at an altitude of 09-10 ft. high. Elephant safari takes you to those areas of the forest where jeep can’t go. It is a great idea to observe the breathtaking view of the valley and jungle. Expert Mahaouts takes you inside the deep forest from where some wonderful sights can be seized. After safari come back to lodge have refreshments and take rest. Soon after the lunch get ready for the second jeep safari. Get into the open jeep and figure out the beauty of jungle that is beyond your imagination. Later in the evening come back to lodge and have dinner and retire for the night.
You can start your day with Yoga & Meditation amidst jungle. Concentrate at mesmerizing sunrise to revive your mind and body. Today we take you to the final jeep safari in morning, remember this is the last opportunity to trace the tiger. After you finish safari come back to lodge for breakfast & check out from the lodge. Leaving behind the magic of Corbett, move to the next destination to catch flight/train.