Dhela Zone
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Dhela Gate

About Zone

Filled with sprawling greenery, the Dhela Zone in Jim Corbett is known to be one of India’s rich wildlife heritage. Covering an expansive area of 1173 hectares, this zone was introduced to the tourism map in 2014. This zone gained a lot of popularity amongst travelers and is said to be one of the main destinations for nature buffs and wildlife lovers. It is said that around seven tigers were seen in a single sighting and ever since that time, this zone has become popular. Because of the mixed forest plantations and moist deciduous shelter, a lot of Tigers are seen here catching their prey, mainly Samba Deer. This zone boasts a sprawling forest of 46 km, offering ample opportunities to witness different kinds of wildlife species. For the bird-watching lovers, Dhela is not a short of paradise. You can witness a lot of different types of birds and as you explore the terrain, you will witness a lot of different species of birds here. One of the most remarkable aspects of this zone is that it is open throughout the year for tourists. With each season, the zone brings its own unique charm and lush greenery. The Dhela Zone promises to offer an unforgettable experience of all time.


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The entrance gate is Dhela which is around 12 km away from Ramnagar city. For the accommodations, the zone offers some resorts where you can stay overnight.


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Morning and evening jeep safaris are offered to travelers, providing them with the chance to explore the jungle at different times of the day.

It’s important to note that, in the interest of conservation, only 15 gypsies are allowed inside the Dhela zone during each shift. This careful management ensures that the park remains a sanctuary for its inhabitants.


Winter's Timings

  • Morning – 9 am to 1 pm
  • Evening – 3 pm to 5:30 pm

Summer's Timings

  • Morning – 6 am to 1 pm
  • Evening – 3 pm to 6 pm


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