One of the best entry gate of Corbett Tiger Reserve (Sonanadi Zone). Near to Lansedowne and Kotdwar city.

Visitors can enter in it from Vatanvasa entery gate. It is also famous for Halduparao Forest Rest House. The safari road also take us at Halduparao Forest Rest House. The Plain river also goes along side with you, which actually become Sonanadi (Gold River), on which this zone named as Sonanadi  Wildlife Sanctuary. It 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 – Halduparo Mundiapani, Rathuwadhab, Sendhikhal etc. Besides this you can book private resorts, hotels and camps near Vatanvasa Gate for best wildlife experience. The region of Mundiapani is best for bird wildlife. 

It is 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. Just 1:40 hours drive from both stations. The junction point is Duggadda town.

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

Airport: Jollygrant Airport, Dehradun

Vatanvasa Gate is one of the entry point to Sonanadi Range of Kalagarh Tiger Reserve under Corbett National Park. Located at 46 km from Kotdwara. and 57 Km from Lansedowne city.



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.