Sarapduli Forest Lodge

Jim Corbett National Park

Sarapduli is one of the amazing and verdant places to come across in Corbett, for the tourists who are keen to see the Corbett’s wildlife creatures such as tigers, elephants and several other varieties of animals. Sarapduli Forest Lodge is strategically located along the Dhangarhi-Dhikala road. It is positioned downstream from Gairal on the verge of the southern banks of the Ramganga River, while the northern banks are elevated on to a strong peak. Sarapduli is also an ideal place to see crocodiles and for bird watching as well.

The southernmost ridge of Sarapduli Forest Lodge houses the Bijrani and Malani forest rest houses. As the tourists move on the northern side of the northern ridge, they would come across a road running through the reserve forest area. The southernmost ridge houses the rest houses of Loha Chaur, Rathuadab and Mundiapani, This forest road bounces from the Vatanvasa gate at the western extreme straight into the Durgadevi gate between Mohan and Marchula in the east.

Don’t forget to carry:

  • Camera
  • Video camera
  • Travelling clothes
  • Mobile
  • Travel bag

Accommodation at Forest Lodges

There is the list of hotels which offer photographs, brochures and several other types of promotional materials, as a result of which you will get through some of the best and real time options to spend your time in the Sarapduli area. You can go through the information updates on the accommodation from authorities of the park. It is also quite necessary that you confirm and check the reliable ways which would you meet along in the right way and in the right direction.

How to Reach Sarapduli Forest Lodge

Sarapduli forest lodge is situated deep inside the Corbett National Park. It is 13 kms away from Dhikala forest lodge.

Best Time to Visit

The forest lodge is open throughout the year and is therefore accessible at any time. There may also be modifications in the timings, so you must confirm the timing through the Jim Corbett National Park authorities. If you are thinking of choosing the most suitable time to visit Sarapduli Forest Range, then you may visit at any time between November 15 to June 15.

How to Book

Sarapduli forest lodge bookings for Corbett Park can be done 45 days earlier of your boarding date. Foreigners may do their bookings 90 days in advance. Passport Id is mandatory for foreigners.

Do not Forget

A well-planned travel is not only blissful but lingers fresh in the memory for a long time. One obviously would love a hassle-free travel, as it is meant for rest and enjoyment and above all to escape from the daily ordeal of life. If on a travel too, one finds oneself running from pillar to post and making last-minute arrangements, one would love to forget the holiday and the horrifying memories associated with it. India is a tough country, in terms of temperament and terrain. Before venturing on a sojourn to India, one needs to follow some simple guidelines to make the stay a pleasant one. Follow the tips in earnest and put your best foot forth and come to India with a desire, and India promises that you will leave the land with an ardent wish to come back again.

India Travel – Do’s and Don’ts

Follow these do’s and don’ts while you are traveling in India and you will remain out of any trouble hopefully.

Language – Make others understand what you are saying, speak slowly and repeat the things. Chances are that whatever you are saying is being misunderstood due to the differences in accent.

Permission for Photography – Take the necessary permissions and permits before photographing any government property, especially railways.

Beware – Never reply to a ‘hello’ of a common and never catch the eye of a professional beggar. Your simulated brutal indifference saves you energy and them time. No one pesters a hard touch when there are other tourists around.

Bargaining – Try to bargain as much possible, as most of the shopkeepers price the products well over the normal retail price.

Photography – Never buy camera film except from a recognized dealer. For places on higher altitude try using manual Indian cameras, as sophisticated automatic cameras might not be able to withstand extreme climates.

Beware of Dogs – Always give wide berth to the dogs that cross your path. The alternative may be two weeks of painful injections. Don’t run away or show fear to a stray dog or monkey, hold your ground and they will back off.

First Aid Kit – Don’t forget to keep the tablets of aspirin, paracetamol, and vitamins like the B-Complex. Check out with your doctor about the medicines you can use during your travel in India. Also try to keep in your first-aid kit, a pack of glucose powder, bandages, antiseptic creams or lotions, and Isabgol for abdominal problems.

Newspapers – Always buy a newspaper even if you are not going to read the news. They are very handy in relieving you of any boredom, work as a paper bag for shoes and fruits, help in stabilizing the rocking tables in a restaurant, sealing a window that rattles, swat flies, work as blotting paper, and will turn into paper airplanes.

Other Important Items – A small torch is an essential equipment as the lights are prone to power cuts. Always carry a small lock to double-lock the doors of the tourist bungalow or budget accommodation you are staying in. Also carry a string, if you have the urge to measure the length of everything in sight, an umbrella, which can be used as a walking stick, to scare off dogs, and to save yourself from raindrops.

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