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Dhikala Forest Rest House

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Had a wonderful experience staying enjoying jungle safari. ..closely watching wild animals n beautiful himalayan birds...staying in the woods specially in the night was a bit scary. ..although place was safe n secured...

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New Delhi, India
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Dhikala FRH is deep inside the Jim Corbett National Tiger reserve ... the Indian Voyage (Pardeep Kapoor) are the go to agency to book an amazing experience here ... the best part of our trip (and the most envious one) was three tiger sightings on our 2 safaris as well as on our way back to Ramnagar... a truly...

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Kampala, Uganda
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a little gem to stay and the only place to stay in Dhikala. Being a govt rest house, I expected very less comforts but was taken for a surprise. This is totally unlike Bijrani rest house in fact. We were a group of 7 people with a 6 year old child travelled in December for Corbett safari.The rest...

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Reviewed 8 January 2017

I highly recommend contacting Saurabh Agrawal of The Indian Voyage to assist with arrangements. He is incredible! He arranged a private taxi for me from the hotel in Delhi to Corbett National Park. Great driver, punctual, very clean car, good English. He also made all my reservations for the Dhikala Forest Rest house, early morning elephant ride, jeep driver and...

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Alll details by me is subjected to 22 December 2016. I missed the booking of Dhikala but managed to get a canter safari. The property is just awesome. Getting a booking is similar to get a lottery. If a couple is travelling, you will take less time to fill up online form and chances to get the booking is higher....

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Tampere, Finland
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Dhikala was straight from the old times and I found it a very romantic place. It was also full of exoticism; monkeys were playing in the yard and place was surrounded by electric fence. We loved our days here! Guides were really professional and vegetarian food was excellent, which was a big surprise for me, normally I eat meat. Notice...

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 25 December 2016

When we first decided to visit Jim Corbett, some acquaintances suggested we should stay at the Govt Forest rest houses (FRH) and experience the tiger reserve from inside, and conduct our safaris, than stay outside at some resort. When we started looking for ways to book this FRH, we came across the 'The Indian Voyage holidays' group. Courtesy:- some travelers...

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Reviewed 20 December 2016

We are from the U.S. and unfamiliar with the India Park System & how to book directly to the Dhikala Guest House. We booked our 3 NT4Day stay with Indian Voyage. My contact, Pardeep, not only manged our stay at the guest house and our daily safaris, but assisted with booking an overnight outside the park gate prior to our...

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Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Dhikala is the best forest rest house out of the 4 inside Dhangari gate of Jim Corbett national park. It is situated 30 kms inside the main gate and falls under the core area. Dhikala has multiple small cottages and 2 big buildings (old and new frh). View from old frh is best as you can directly get a view...

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Reviewed 28 November 2016

Located inside the core of Jim Corbett Tiger Reserve, the Dhikala forest rest house is the best location to stay in the park. It is located near to two most happening spots where big game action often happens. Dhikala grasslands and the Ramganga riverbank - The Sambar road. Best places where tiger & elephant action builds up suddenly and presents...

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Address: Jim Corbett Park, Jim Corbett National Park, India
Region: India > Uttarakhand > Jim Corbett National Park
Number of rooms: 32
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“The cottages are great !”
 of 5 bubbles 533debashiss, 4 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The old forest rest house has a colonial feel. Very nice. New FRH is quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles UsHarish, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Dhikala rest house is your best choice for seeing the big cats. They are simple and spartan. Tasty food at the restaurant.”
 of 5 bubbles , 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“"Choose rooms facing the gushing ramganga river and hills beyond", "rooms close to the restaurant and above the reception may get noisy"”
 of 5 bubbles Lragh1258, 25 Dec 2016 | Read review
“New FRH is best as it closer to the gate where the safari ends/start. During Fullmoon nights in clear weather, the stay becomes the best,”
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 of 5 bubbles Jungle Rhythms, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
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