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Jim corbett Dhela Jeep Safari Booking

Corbett National Park is divided into many safari zone among which Dhela zone is added much later in 1994 in order to extend the Tiger reserve zone, The farming lands of the Dhela village and other two villages were included, but soon after joining Dhela become one of popular zones among the eight ecotourism zones in Corbett National Park. Dhela safari zone reported 2nd highest tiger spotting status among all safari zones in the year 2019-2020, hence Dhela Safari Zone is in highest demand. Often tigers have been spotted from the entry gate of the DHELA ZONE, which proves the tiger’s existence in the Dhela Zone. Dhela zone of Jim Corbett National Park, area of about 70 sq km, has distinction of seeing seven tigers once in Corbett’s seventy-five-year history. Sal Forest’s Habitat Large meadows, a favorite tiger hunting area, the watch tower built to see wild animals at a distance.

Dhela safari zone is situated at southern edge of Corbett Tiger Reserve, Dhela safari zone offers some exclusive tiger and sloth bear sighting along with the spectacular view of the landscape which is pretty rich in wildlife. The topography of Dhela zone primarily is a dry deciduous type and consists of a large Grassland (Chaur) known as Dhela-Laldhang Chaur. Laldhang and Dhela Chaur is the favorite place for the herbivores of the zone like deer, chitals, nilgai and elephants. Numerous water streams in this zone nourish the wildlife of this zone and adding the natural ambiance to dhela zone. Also, dhela zone is considered an excellent spot for bird watching.

Dhela Jungle Safari- entry timing and safari duration:

Safari Timings Morning Evening
Entry From Entry Till Exit From Exit Till Entry From Entry Till Exit From Exit Till
Winter 6:30 AM 7:30 AM 9:30 AM 10:00 AM 1:30 PM 2:00 PM 5:00 PM 5:30 PM
Summer 6:00 AM 7:00 AM 9:00 AM 9:30 AM 2:00 PM 2:30 PM 5:30 PM 6:00 PM


Quick Facts- Jim Corbett Dhela Safari Zone Booking:

  • Reporting place & Entry gate: Dhela
  • Distance from Ramnagar: 15 km
  • Open and Closed Period: Open throughout the year (subject to road and weather condition)
  • Safari Offered: Jeep Safari
  • Maximum Number of Safari Jeep: 15 Jeeps per Shift (2 Shift in a day; morning & evening)
  • Member allowed per jeep: Maximum 6 adults and 2 children (up to 12 years)
  • Forest Rest House: Dhela FRH
  • Exploration Time: approximately 03 hours

Jim Corbett Dhela Safari Zone Package Rate & Inclusions:

  • For Indians: Total package amount is INR 5,200/- per jeep per time
    • INR 2,400/- to be paid at the time of booking
    • INR 2,800/- to be paid at the time of boarding 
  • For Foreigners: Total package amount is INR 12,000/- per jeep per time
    • INR 9,400/- to be paid at the time of booking
    • INR 2,800/- to be paid at the time of boarding 
  • Permit issued by Forest department with GST to enter in Dhela zone
  • Payment processing charges

Note: Camera fees are not included in the package. (There is no charge for Mobile Phones.) & please double check required information, before booking from official website of Corbett national park.

Cancellation / Amendment Policy:

  • After booking, there shall be no cancellation refund for any booking under any circumstances and no request shall be entertained for refund.
  • For amendment, INR 2000/ INR 7000 will be the charge per jeep (subject to availability).

It is always best to book your permit in advance before reaching at the Corbett tiger reserve as there is always a rush of tourists for the safari and only 15 safari jeeps are allowed to enter into the Dhela zone in one shift and almost all jeeps are pre-booked.

For the accommodation, the tourists who are visiting the Corbett for the day safari to Dhela zone can stay at Vanya River Resort located near Dhela zone. From economical hotels to beautiful and Riverview rooms are available here to stay according to your budget.

How to Reach Dhela Safari Zone?

The entry gate to Dhela zone is Dhela (Khara/Dhela) gate, which is about fifteen kilometers away from Ramnagar city. After entering through Khara/Dhela gate, you cross about 3-4 kilometers of buffer zone before reaching the core area of Dhela ecotourism zone. Vanya River Resort is best River Access Resort to experience Safari through Dhela Safari Zone. Note- Please double check required information, before booking from official website of Corbett national park.

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