Corbett National Park


There are several camps you can choose to stay at. The facilities in these camps are in surprisingly good condition: Hot buckets, nice food, and good beds.


Few guest houses are available. Dhikala and Gairal being the most sought after. Advance booking can be done at the tourism office on Barakhamba Road, New Delhi. On the spot booking can be done at Ramnagar. The stay is very reasonable. Around Rs.2500 charges for double bed room with all basic facilities. At Dhikala forest rest house. This rest house is high in demand so it is always advisable to book well in advance. Maximum stay of 3 nights at a time is permitted. Electric fences are present around the housing area.

It is advisable to stay inside the National Park and getting accommodation booked there is no more difficult. The booking has to be made at least 45 days in advance with an online booking service recently launched by the government ( and booking can be done for dates on or beyond 15 November 2013. There are a few local companies like 'sam's travel house' that offer to do the entire package [pickup from Ramnagar station, booking in the Forest Rest House in Dikhala and jeep safaris] that can be booked online.

Alternatively, one can look at staying in one of the numerous resorts, lodges, hotels outside the core zone on the road running north south in between Sitabani Reserve and Corbett National Park. These places organise permits and jeep safaris for the guests and provide basic to lavish accommodations along the western bank of the Kosi River not the one in Bihar.