New Entry Gate For Corbett Tiger Reserve (Sonanadi Zone). Reach Corbett Tiger Reserve In Just 2:30 Hours From Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun

Visitors can enter in it from Pakhro entery gate. Sonanadi Zone is blessed with amazing beauty of flora and fauna. Animals like Tiger, Elephant, and leopards are some that you can see in the zone. In Sonanadi, which comes under Corbett Tiger Reserve, three type of government forest rest house available to make tourists stay a memorable one – Saneh, Kolhuchaur, Pakhro, Moreghatti etc. Besides this you can book private rest house, hotels at Kotdwar.

Sonanadi Wildlife Sanctuary is spread over 301.18 of prime forests of the Shiwalik Terai biotic province. Sonanadi literally means the river of gold. Gold panning used to be carried out in the river before the area became a sanctuary.




The nearest stations are Kotdwar and Lansedowne

Road and Train: Kotdwar is well connected with Road and trains.

Airport: Jollygrant Airport, Dehradun

Pakhro Gate is one of the entry point to Sonanadi Range of Corbett National Park. Located at 23 km from Kotdwara. It takes 30 minutes drive from Kotdwar. It is just near Pakhro Forest Rest House



A Gypsy has the capacity of 6 persons + 1 Child (up to 5 years). Maximum 7 persons (Including children) can accommodate in one Gypsy. If you are more than 7 get one more permit. We don’t overload Gypsy as it passes through Off-road jungle conditions. Kindly don’t pressurize us over this. Life (Safety) is first in deep inside jungle where there is no network. 

Safari Cost:

  • Gypsy: INR.4700 (up to 1-6 persons)
  • Entry Permit: INR. 3500 (1-6 persons)
  • Total: 4700+3500 = Rs. 8200
  • Booking Advance: Rs. 4700
  • Balance on Arrival: Rs. 3500


  1. You can click on above Book Now link, fill the form to reserve your Gypsy (Jeep) for Pakhro Zone.
  2. Above rates are valid for jungle safari for maximum 3 hours only.
  3. We strictly follow the timing so come in selected time.
  4. If you seek for refund, kindly excuse us or it will be as per our refund policy, as listed in link below panel under Terms and conditions
  5. Wear mask/Face shield is mandatory during safari all time, or follow standard rules of COVID-19 precautions
  6. Guide Charges will be extra and directly payable at entry gate. We don’t charge Guide fees in our booking. Kindly don’t bargain us on this.
  7. If you don’t get FRH for night stay, you can book Private Cottages/Resort /Rest House with us with all meal facilities and addon activities at your stay location. These private properties are in buffer zone.
  8. Pickup from Kotdwara by Max/Bolero (Non-AC)/Ertiga/Gypsy charges will be extra
    Pickup from Resort / Rathuwadhab FRH / Mudiapani by Gypsy charges will be extra
  9. GST (5 % Extra) on Bill
  10. Safari during Rainy (Monsoon) days: June, July, August, September have some days when there is unexpected rains or heavy rains. Safari will be subjected to permission by forest authority, even you have entry permit for that day. Security comes first in all respect. If it is cancelled in such situation, no refund, shifting is possible in any circumstances. Kindly excuse us, we are unable to entertain in this regard.



Pakhro Resort

Guests required more comfort, amenities, extra games, fun, other activities during their stay may choose following resort for their comfortable stay. Resorts generally developed in buffer zone (Jungle attach villages), with jungle feel and modern amenities.

About Resort

Located on the Kotdwar-Kalagarh jungle road through Pakhro entry, resort invites you to witness the untamed beauty of Kalagarh Tiger Reserve. Built on 17 acres of land and surrounded by wild woods, this resort is an ideal jungle hideaway near Delhi. Making your way through a dense forest, as you enter the resort you get to notice a wonderful blend of Kumaoni and modern architecture. Set as cluster of private cottages and rooms with contemporary amenities, this resort offers a swimming pool, an adventure park, a duck pond, organic farmland, a thatched roof restaurant, machan and a gazebo for you to relax and enjoy. Set out for a wildlife safari at Kalagarh Tiger Reserve, indulge in some adventure activities like Table Tennis, Snooker, Gym, archery, air shooting within the resort, or simply do nothing just enjoy the view of the adjoining forest while sipping a hot cup of tea in our gazebo or machan. At night don’t miss the opportunity to sight the wildlife from the terrace of one our private cottages.


KolhuChaur FRH

Just wish to enjoy and feel of jungle, go to in the British era. All Uttarakhand FRH are heritage building of British Raj. Now a days Uttarakhand Forest Department renovated it. So all the basic comfort of stay bed, (2 Rooms), kitchen and dining available. Yet you have to bring raw food along with you. FRH caretaker will made food for you, while you explore jungle. Maximum 4+2 persons can book at a time any one FRH. For big group kindly consider Resort or other stay options.

FRH near Pakhro Entry

  1. Pakhro FRH (0 Km)
  2. Saneh FRH (9 Km)
  3. Morghatti (6 Km, inside Pakhro)
  4. Kolhuchaur (18 km)

Only Pakhro FRH can be booked from Corbett Official Website, for other FRH you have to use old time proper channel to book. We can assist you on fare amount of service charges and timely request (at least 7 days before your arrival, for instant booking request kindly excuse us, we cannot pressurise Forest Department to consider your request as priority.)