Canter safari Jim Corbett

Canter safari Jim Corbett - Introduction

Unlike Jeep safari, Canter safari Jim Corbett booking remains available only in Dhikala zone of Corbett national park. This is the most famous zone of Corbett which gives you one extra hour to spend time inside the jungle compared to Jeep safari as duration of the canter safari is around 4 hours approximately. It is around more than 40 KMs from the main town of Corbett which is Ramnagar.

Dhikala canter safari seating arrangement

Canter is a 16 seater traveler covered from the top and open from both the sides. Forest department allows only 4 canters a day inside the national park during each shift unlike Jeep safari which allows 15-30 Jeeps inside during each shift depending upon the zone.

Dhikala is named after the grassland or chaur which is one the biggest grassland in Asia.

It is a beautiful landscape consists of big grassland, sal forest, mixed forest, valley area and river Ramganga which is also the lifeline of Dhikala zone. The entry point of Dhikala is through Dhangari gate.

Timing and other important details for Dhikala canter safari booking

The park remains closed during rainy season from 16th June to 14th November every year an open to visit from 16th November to 15th June.

The best time to visit is from November to May. Forest department conducts the canter safari drives twice a day (Early morning) and (Afternoon to Evening).

During summer time morning safaris start at 06:00 to 6:15 AM for approx 4 and half hours and afternoon safaris start at 1:00 to 1:15 PM for approx 4 and half hours.

During winter time morning safaris start at 06:30 to 6:45 AM for approx 4 and half hours and afternoon safaris start at 12:30 to 1:00 PM for approx 4 and half hours.

Shift Total seats in each canter Number of canter allowed each shift
Morning
16 seats
4 Canters
Evening
16 seats
4 Canters

Canter safari charges in Dhikala

Indian nationals Foreign nationals
Per head cost is INR 1400 for Indian nationals
Per head cost on request for foreign nationals

(Suggested to book prior 15 to 30 days in advance for non availability of seats).
Forest department does not allow pets inside the Tiger reserve.
Pick up/drop point for canter safari is Ramnagar & Dhangarhi gate.
Must report 30 minutes prior at the pick up point before the actual departure of canter.
Canteen facility is available for tourists at Dhikala campus.
Children of all age groups can travel with adults.
Dhikala canter safari is non amendable and non cancellable. 

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Are you planning for any upcoming trip to Jim Corbett, you should definitely add Canter safari Jim Corbett into your bucket list.

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