Dhikala Forest Lodge, Jim Corbett

Dhikala Zone, Nainital, Ramnagar, Uttarakhand 244715


Dhikala is the most well-known and adored travelers’ spot in the Jim Corbett National park region. It is a paradise awaiting The Dhikala Complex is most looked for after spot to stay at, Herds of Chital, Elephants are seen from this mind-boggling site itself, which draws in-park guests colossally. Dhikala stay is once, in a lifetime experience, this place is easily accessible by several modes of transport which en route Ramnagar.

The Dhangari entryway is a principle entrance for Dhikala Forest Rest House. The Dhangari door is found 19 km from Ramnagar and Dhikala Tourist Complex is 32 Kms from Dhangari Gate. Dhikala is open for voyagers from fifteenth November to fifteenth June. Dhikala is difficult to reach in the monsoon period.

As we whole know Dhikala is the most prominent piece of Jim Corbett National Park, Dhikala Forest is known as the center zone of Jim Corbett National Park which is found right in the center of the national park.


Dhikala is famous for its all-encompassing scenery as it is situated at the edge of the Patli Dun valley, along the Ramganga with the Kanda edge as a setting. The legacy working of the old Forest Rest House worked in the 1890s. Though it was one of the primary accommodation facility to be built inside the recreation center, staff didn't live here during the monsoons till 1963 since it was exceptionally pervaded with intestinal sickness.

The ground floor was utilized as the DFO office and the highest floor for the convenience of the timberland officials. It has the one of a kind qualification of being the setting for the dispatch of the "Venture Tiger". In this manner after 1975, Dhikala was officially opened and settlement expanded because of abrupt lift in the travel industry. Aside from the old Forest Rest House building a few different sorts of convenience have likewise been included.

The complex is a finished element in itself with cafés, nature guides, jeep safaris, a very much supplied library, motion picture appears at night and strolling tracks. A mail station is accessible to impart understanding from the recreation center to letters. Watchtowers found close by give a fantastic perspective on the whole Ramganga riverbed and the brilliant chaurs.


It furnishes a kitchen facility with a room attendant. Dhikala forest house provides the food while most of the rest houses in the Dhikala zone don’t provide food. The guests need to carry the crude proportion with them which can be cooked in the kitchen office.

Health & Recreation

There are several safari options in Dhikala. You can choose from Jeep Safaris, Canter Safari, and Elephant Safaris, as per your convenience.

Spa & Wellness

One can enjoy nature walks nearby the forest lodge. It is not allowed to roam around in the national park other than the fenced area of the rest house. Even if people are residing inside the rest house then also they have to take Safari to explore the national park.


In the rest house which is situated inside the Dhikala Forest Zone has only a basic facility in the rest house. There are no television and AC in the rest house. One should only expect luxury in terms of nature.

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