Have you ever tried the canter safari during your visit to Jim Corbett National Park? Well, you must be bemused thinking what I am talking about. You have heard about the jeep and elephant safari. But, what is this canter safari? This holiday season when you book your rooms in hotel in Jim Corbett make sure you do the advance booking for canter safari as well provided you don’t get the jeep or elephant safari tickets. You don’t need to be sad about not getting tickets for the latter two.
Undoubtedly, it is a matter of utter pride that Corbett National Park falls under the category of the first National park of Asia where Project Tiger was first came into being in 1973 in order to safeguard the vanishing species of Royal Bengal Tiger. Since that time this park has the splendour of being a first National Park where these regal have been well-preserved. Generally speaking, it was established in the year 1936 as Hailey National Park and later on in the year 1957 got a new name in the honor of well-known hunter turned conservationist Edward James Corbett; generally known as Jim Corbett.
Whenever you plan you stay in hotel in Jim Corbett, do go for Dikhala Zone canter safari because it offers much full of fun ride inside Corbett National Park where plushest concentrations of faunae befall. The ultimate safari experience certainly increases the possibilities of spotting the majestic Royal Bengal Tiger relaxing in their natural surroundings. However, day visit to Dhikala Tourism Zone is not permitted with the exception of the Canter safari tour that is prearranged by the Corbett Tiger Reserve authority.
Holidaymakers who are more excited about enjoying the canter ride should make sure that they should reach the Ramnagar reception. The safari ride is approximately around five hours in a specified shift. Morning shift actually begins at around 06:00 Hrs. On the other hand, the evening shift starts from around 02:00 hrs. It is imperative to bear the fact in the mind that day Jeep safaris are not permissible inside Dhikala Tourism Zone. Day-trippers can put down the booking request for canter safari in approximately 30 days in advance for Indian nationals, while for the foreign nationals it is about 90 days in advance. With the intention to confirm your booking, the authorities will be requiring your personal details including name, age and gender of all tourists and photo-identity proof together with the assenting amount. Most important thing make sure you don’t forget to carry the appropriate photo id along with you in case authority people ask you to present original documents for the verifications at the time of making access to the park.
Only two canters are permitted to go inside the Dhikala Zone in a single time and 16 tourists can have a seat into one canter. Tourists are escorted by professional naturalist and forest gunman.
For your convenience, we would like to share some piece of information that can help you in booking your tickets for canter safari in advance. Here is the Canter Safari Timings:
Summer timings are:
Morning: Between 05:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Evening: Between 12:30 PM – 06:30 PM
Winter timings are:
Morning: Between 06:00 AM – 12: 00 PM
Evening: Between 12:00 PM – 05:30 PM
Want to have a wonderful lifetime experience while your visit to Jim Corbett National Park? If yes, then book your rooms in hotel in Jim Corbett and experience the beauty of jungle.