Corbett Elephant Safari

From INR 4,000* / per elephant


Price (Indian) Price (Foreigner)
₹ 4000/Elephant* Onwards (Max 4 Persons are allowed in ONE Elephant) ₹ 4000/Elephant* Onwards (Max 4 Persons are allowed in ONE Elephant)
Zones:- Sitabani (Corbett Landscape) Zones:- Sitabani (Corbett Landscape)
Timings:- Morning 6:00 AM - 8:00 AM | Evening 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Timings:- Morning 6:00 AM - 8:00 AM | Evening 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Based at Dhikuli, a Village just 10Kms away from the main town Ramnagar, Elephant Safaris are conducted in the Reserve Forest overlapping River Kosi. Imagine yourself seated atop an Elephant, Crossing a River & then entering a dense Forest. The Duration for the Elephant Safari is 02 Hours.

Embark on an extraordinary adventure through the heart of Jim Corbett National Park with the Elephant Safari in Dhikuli, an experience that transcends the ordinary. Dhikuli, nestled within the verdant expanses of the park, becomes the stage for a journey on the gentle backs of these magnificent creatures. As the elephants amble through dense Sal forests, open grasslands, and along the banks of the Ramganga River, visitors are treated to an unparalleled perspective of the diverse landscapes that define Dhikuli. This serene mode of exploration offers an intimate connection with nature, allowing participants to witness the subtle nuances of the ecosystem at a leisurely pace. Guided by expert mahouts, the Elephant Safari promises moments of quiet reflection amid the untamed beauty of the park. The slow and deliberate movements of the elephants foster an atmosphere of tranquility, creating an experience that goes beyond the thrill of wildlife encounters. From the towering canopy of trees to the intricate details of the forest floor, Dhikuli's Elephant Safari is an immersive journey into the heart of India's oldest national park, where every step echoes with the whispers of the jungle, inviting visitors to be part of its ancient and serene symphony.

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 Elephant/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.
  • 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
  • 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 Elephant Safari to visiting Corbett National Park.
  • All other Travellers also have to carry an ID Proof.
  • Charges are NON-REFUNDABLE.

Elephant Safari Adventures in Jim Corbett National Park

Majestic Journeys on Elephant Backs

Embark on a regal and intimate exploration of the wilderness with the Elephant Safari in Jim Corbett National Park. This unique safari experience offers a majestic journey into the heart of the jungle atop these gentle giants, providing an unparalleled perspective of the park's rich biodiversity. The Elephant Safari stands out as a serene and eco-friendly mode of exploration, allowing visitors to traverse through terrains that are often inaccessible to traditional vehicles. Guided by expert mahouts, visitors become part of a tranquil procession, navigating dense forests and riverine belts, creating an atmosphere that resonates with the primal rhythms of the jungle. The slow and steady pace of the elephant allows for unhurried wildlife observations, offering an unfiltered connection with the natural wonders of Jim Corbett. With the potential for close encounters with elusive creatures like the Bengal tiger, elephants, and various avian species, the Elephant Safari becomes a sensory journey, immersing participants in the untamed beauty of one of India's most renowned national parks.

Intimacy with Nature

The Elephant Safari in Jim Corbett National Park provides a unique opportunity for wildlife enthusiasts to forge a deeper connection with nature. The elevated vantage point offered by the elephants enhances the visibility of the park's diverse flora and fauna, creating a more immersive experience. As the elephants navigate through the foliage, visitors can witness the intricate details of the jungle, from the vibrant plumage of birds to the subtle movements of the smaller denizens of the park. Beyond the wildlife encounters, the Elephant Safari is an homage to the park's conservation efforts, highlighting the gentle and sustainable approach to exploring the wilderness. This eco-sensitive adventure promotes responsible tourism, emphasizing the need to preserve the delicate balance of Jim Corbett's ecosystems. In choosing the Elephant Safari, visitors not only participate in an enchanting exploration but also contribute to the ethos of wildlife conservation, ensuring that the wonders of Jim Corbett National Park endure for generations to come.

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