Located at the border of the Patli Dun valley, Dhikala Zone is one of the famous zones in the Jim Corbett national park. A widely popular canter safari in Jim Corbett tour is the best and most convenient way to explore the wide variety of flora and fauna in Dhikala Zone. It is the largest zone in Corbett park with the picturesque landscape of dense Sal forest, numerous channels of Ramganga river, vast grassland, and valley.
The Canter Safari is the best way to explore the exotic wildlife in the Dhikala zone. A canter is a minibus-sized open vehicle that can accommodate 16 people at once. Witness the major attraction of the zone- Bengal Tiger and Asian Elephants, which are nurturing amid wild in a delightful number. The zone is home to more than 600 species of migratory birds, varying fauna and flora, hog deer, sambhar deer, langurs, sloths, jungle cats, spotted deer, wild boars, crocodiles, snakes, and different kinds of animals and reptiles.
The canter safari takes almost 5 hours. With well-constructed and connected roads, you can start the Dhikala Canter Safari tour from Dhangari Gate which is approx. 30 km from the Dhikala Zone. The road journey is beautiful for bird lovers. The trip comes to a halt for 30 minutes, where you can get refreshments and Maggi before heading out back to Dhangari gate.
Charges for Jim Corbett Canter Safari Tour:
The minimum cost of Canter Safari is Rs 1500/ per person. This price includes entry fees and canter cost.
|Type of Tourists||Cost|
|Indian nationals:||Rs.1500 per person|
|foreigners:||Rs. 3200 per person|
Canter Safari in Jim Corbett: Timings
The timings of Canter Safari in the Dhikala zone is the same for summers and winters.
Morning – 6:00 am to 11:30 am
Evening – 12:00 pm to 5:30 pm
The best time to enjoy a canter safari in the Dhikala zone is from 15th Nov to 15th June of every year. This zone is closed from Mid June to Mid-November.
Not interested in canter safari, you can enjoy a jeep safari in Jim Corbett here!
- Permit Charges
- Driver Fees
- Entry tickets
- Pick up & drop
- Anything specifically not mentioned in ‘inclusions.’