Corbett Canter Safari

From INR 2,500* / per person


Price (Indian) (Foreigner)
In INR 2500 5000
Max People 16 / Canter 16 / Canter
Departure Ramnagar Ramnagar
Timings 6:00 AM - 12:00 PM | 12:00 PM - 5:30 PM 6:00 AM - 12:00 PM | 12:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Departure Time 5 Hours Before Canter Time 5 Hours Before Canter Time
Zones Dhikala Dhikala

Dhikala is the only Zone in Corbett National Park where Safaris are Conducted in Canters by the Forest Dept. Canter Safaris are conducted twice a day (6AM-12PM & 12PM-6PM) & is the only Mode of Safaris in Corbett National Park which takes you so deep inside the Jungle!
Dhikala Canter safari in Corbett is the best way to explore the Dhikala forest when you are staying outside the Corbett tiger reserve, touring by gypsy is not permitted in Dhikala zone during day time. However you can travel into this area by a canter which takes in 18 passengers and starts off from Ramnagar in the morning and afternoon respectively. Which canter went to Dhikala in the morning time it return to the base in afternoon, similarly afternoon canter comes back to the base in evening. These tours are called as Ramganga conducted tour and permitted by the Corbett Tiger Reserve.
The Dhikala area of Corbett National Park is probably the finest to observe wildlife in its natural habitat. The huge expanse of the grasslands, called "Chaurs" are the attraction of this area of the Park. The meandering Ramganga river adds to the beauty of the landscape and provides the essential water souscre to all wildlife. The reservoir forms a part of the largest man made lake to feed the Hydro electricty project at Kalagarh.

Entry Formalities

As the entire periphery of the Jim Corbett National Park falls under restricted and protected area, so official permission is required to visit the core area of the tiger territory. There are two kinds of official permits issued by the government for entering into any safari zone of the park. Day visit permit (for jeep/canter safari) and Permits for night stay inside the Government forest lodges The day visit permits are required by Indian nationals as well as foreigners for entering into any tourism zone in Corbett National Park. Accommodation inside the park is possible after obtaining night stay permit that are issued by issuing authorities of Government officials.

Terms & Conditions

  • Day visit to all zones are strictly regulated as per the scientifically calculated carrying capacity and only a limited number of vehicles are permitted entry during each morning and afternoon.
  • Permits for day visits to the Sonanadi Ecotourism zone can be obtained from the visitor reception center located at Kotdwar.
  • Permits for day visits to other zones are available online on our website.
  • Permits for day visits to other zones are available online on our website.
  • Visitors are advised to acquaint themselves with gate timings and arrive well before the designated time to avoid any inconvenience.
  • Private vehicles are 'not' allowed entry for tourism purposes into the park and visitors use specially designed vehicles, registered with CTR for this purpose. Day visits to the Dhikala Ecotourism Zone are permitted only through the specially designed Canter buses via Ramganga Conducted Tours.
  • Visitors can also enjoy elephant rides at Bijrani and Dhikala ecotourism Zone, which is available on 'First come, first get' basis.
  • Canteen facilities are available at Dhikala, Bijrani and Gairal. At other locations, kitchen facilities have been provided.
  • Canter safari will book in advance basis. Booking starts 45 days prior to your tour date.
  • As per jungle safari regulations, once confirmed and booked, the booking amount of Canter Safari is Non-refundable, Non-repalceable and non transferable.
  • Visitors Will Be Responsible for own Luggage in Safari (Canter living ) Timing or If you loss any thing in safari (Canter living ) timing we are not Responsible.
  • PHOTO ID Proofs: ADHAR CARD or DRIVING LICENCE or PASSPORT or PAN CARD or STUDENT ID or VOTER ID : that are Accepted - we require the number only - Scan copy is not required.
  • The First Traveller listed on the Booking form has to carry the same ID Proof as submitted for Booking Canter Safari to visiting Corbett National Park.
  • All other Travellers also have to carry an ID Proof.
  • Charges are NON-REFUNDABLE.

Canter Safari Adventures in Dhikala, Jim Corbett National Park

A Canter Safari Odyssey

Embark on a unique and panoramic adventure with the Canter Safari in Dhikala, a zone nestled within the legendary Jim Corbett National Park. Dhikala is celebrated for its diverse landscapes, ranging from dense forests to open grasslands, creating a haven for an extensive array of wildlife. The Canter Safari offers a distinctive experience, allowing a larger group of wildlife enthusiasts to explore the depths of this iconic sanctuary together. The open-sided canter vehicles provide unobstructed views of the surroundings, ensuring that every participant has the opportunity to witness the untamed beauty of Dhikala. As you journey through the park, guided by experienced naturalists, the Canter Safari becomes a captivating exploration, promising close encounters with the park's inhabitants, including the majestic Bengal tiger, spotted deer, elephants, and a myriad of bird species. The rhythmic sway of the canter enhances the immersive nature of the experience, creating memories that resonate with the raw and untouched charm of Jim Corbett National Park.

Group Dynamics and Wildlife Wonders

The Canter Safari in Dhikala caters to those seeking a shared adventure, making it an ideal choice for families, friends, or fellow wildlife enthusiasts. The larger capacity of the canter allows for a collective journey into the heart of the wilderness, fostering a sense of camaraderie among participants. With the guidance of knowledgeable naturalists on board, the safari becomes an educational endeavor, unraveling the secrets of the park's flora, fauna, and conservation efforts. The expansive landscapes of Dhikala, coupled with the vantage point offered by the canter, provide an immersive experience where every moment is an opportunity to appreciate the interconnected beauty of the ecosystem. Beyond the thrill of wildlife sightings, the Canter Safari in Dhikala becomes a shared odyssey, where participants not only witness the wonders of nature but also contribute to the conservation ethos that defines Jim Corbett National Park. In choosing the Canter Safari, visitors partake in a collective journey that celebrates the untamed spirit of this iconic sanctuary, leaving indelible memories etched in the tapestry of their wilderness adventures.

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