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Sonanadi Wildlife Sanctuary

Sonanadi Sanctuary is spread over 301.18 sqkm 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 Palain and the Mandal are the perennial streams of the sanctuary.Historically, it was carved out of Kalagarh Forest Division. It was brought under the umbrella of Project Tiger and became a part of the Corbett Tiger Reserve in 1991 and also a part of Project Elephant.The forests of Sonanadi are remarkable for dense sal and rich bamboo clusters besides other species and is teaming with wildlife.

Lohachaur, Rithuadhab and Halduparao are some Forest Rest Houses in Sonanadi range available for night stay. Safari options like Jeep and elephant are available to enjoy wildlife at Sonanadi Range. Tourists are advised to pre-book entry ticket for a Safari in Sonanadi Zone. One can pre-book entry tickets from Ramnagar office. Sonanadi Zone is open for visitors from 15 October to 15 June and closed for monsoon. There are several safaris operated during a day in Sonanadi zone.

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Sonanadi Zone-Safari Timings

Sonanadi zone falls on Sonanadi Wildlife Sanctuary which is a part of Corbett Tiger Reserve. This is the only zone in Jim Corbett where tourists can walk on foot but richly housed by non-venomous snakes of different kinds. Popular mammals in the region are tiger, leopards and elephants. Tourists can take wildlife safari on jeep around Sonanadi zone observing the wild beings at proximity and enjoying the enchanting beauty of greenery and nature.

SEASON SAFARI ENTRY TIMING EXIT TIMING PRICE
WINTER MORNING 07.00AM 10.00AM ON REQUEST
WINTER EVENING 02.00PM 05.30PM ON REQUEST
       
SUMMER MORNING 06.00AM 09.30AM ON REQUEST
SUMMER EVENING 03.00PM 06.00PM ON REQUEST

How to Reach Sonanadi ?

Tourists can enjoy a wildlife safari to Sonanadi Zone by taking Elephant safari and Jeep safari from Durga Devi Gate, Kalagarh Gate and Vatanvasa Gate. All gates are well connected by road and visitors can book a Safari from Ramnagar office of Park authorities of Corbett National Park.

By Road

  • Kotdwar to Pakhro - 20KM?
  • Dehradun to Pakhro - 139KM
  • Delhi to Pakhro - 213KM
  • Pantnagr to Pakhro - 153KM

By Train

  • Nearest Railway Station from Sonanadi is Kotdwar. (The distance from Railway Station from kotdwar is 1.4 Kms)

By Air

  • Nearest Airport from Kotdwar is Dehradun. (The distance from Dehradun to kotdwar is 146.2 Kms)
  • The entry point of Sonanadi Zone (Kalagarh Tiger Reserve) is Vatanvasa which is 20 Kms from Kotdwar & Pakhro which is 25 Kms from Kotdwar

Flora and Fauna

Sonanadi Wildlife Sanctuary is blessed with a surprise package loaded with various faunas, when it comes to the fauna part. The sanctuary is match with the typical North Indian tropical forests. The plant life of the sanctuary is rich in different species of Sal, Sheesham, Semal, Bakli, Aonla, Jamun, Kanthber, Figs and along with medicinal plants and some endangered species of Herbs and Shrubs. The Wildlife reserve is the shelter to about 600 types of resident and migratory birds. The diversity of avifauna in Sonanadi Sanctuary represents approximately 6% of the total bird species in the world. The profuse gathering of bird species in the sanctuary offers a prospect to view 150 species of birds in a limited visit in Sonanadi Sanctuary. The kinds of Birds normally seen here are, Thrushes, Pheasants, Hornbills, Warblers, Flycatchers, Wall Creeper, Changeable Hawk Eagle, emerald Dove, Himalayan Bearded Vulture, Falcon, Brown Fish Owls, etc.

Mammals found in the wildlife sanctuary are Leopard, Sambhar, Cheetal, Barking Deer, Wild Boar, Goral, Otter, Porcupine, Yellow-Throated Marten and Sloth Bear. The giants like Elephants and Tigers are favorites among the visitors. A large display of reptiles like Python, Monitor Lizard, King Cobra, Different kind of Turtles, Gharials, Mugger, Mahaseer, and Indian Trout etc. Corbett National Park and Sonanadi Wildlife Sanctuary together comprise the Corbett Tiger Reserve which hosts the second largest population of Tiger-Panther Tigris in the world. The rare sightings of Himalayan Black Bear and Albino Cheetal are also recorded in Sonanadi Wildlife Sanctuary.

Itinerary for Corbett

One Day Itinerary

Day 01 : Safari in Corbett National Park

Start the day with Jeep Safari ( most popular and convienent )or Canter Safari Or Elephant Safari in Jim Corbett National Park. You may choose either of 04 zones-Dhikala ( for canter safari only ), Bijrani, Jhirna and Durgadevi.The safari timings are
Morning Safari - 06 .00 AM till 09.00 AM
Afternoon Safari-02:30 PM till 05:30 PM

Two Days Itinerary

Day 01 : Safari in Corbett National Park

Start the day with Jeep Safari ( most popular and convienent )or Canter Safari Or Elephant Safari in Jim Corbett National Park. You may choose either of 04 zones-Dhikala ( for canter safari only ), Bijrani, Jhirna and Durgadevi.The safari timings are
Morning Safari - 06 .00 AM till 09.00 AM
Afternoon Safari-02:30 PM till 05:30 PM
The chances of sighting the tiger is entirely by luck and do not depend on timings and zone.Though every zones guarnatees plenty of flora fauna with varied plants, sighting of deers, wild elephants, rare species of birds.Overnight at Corbett.

Day 02 : Visit Garjiya Temple, Corbett Fall & Museum

You can visit the Garjiya Temple and get plenty of water in Kosi river to play for.You may plan visit to Corbett Fall ( Waterfall in forest approx 30 kms from Ramnagar and Corbett Museum- Former house of legendry hunter Jim Corbett now converted to Museum. On the way you can built the magnificent temple of Lord Hanuman- Hanuman Dham at Village Choi 15 Kms from Ramnagar. Overnight at Corbett.

Three Days Itinerary

Day 01 : Safari in Corbett National Park

Start the day with Jeep Safari ( most popular and convienent )or Canter Safari Or Elephant Safari in Jim Corbett National Park. You may choose either of 04 zones-Dhikala ( for canter safari only ), Bijrani, Jhirna and Durgadevi.The safari timings are
Morning Safari - 06 .00 AM till 09.00 AM
Afternoon Safari-02:30 PM till 05:30 PM
The chances of sighting the tiger is entirely by luck and do not depend on timings and zone.Though every zones guarnatees plenty of flora fauna with varied plants, sighting of deers, wild elephants, rare species of birds.Overnight at Corbett.

Day 02 : Visit Garjiya Temple, Corbett Fall & Museum

You can visit the Garjiya Temple and get plenty of water in Kosi river to play for.You may plan visit to Corbett Fall ( Waterfall in forest approx 30 kms from Ramnagar and Corbett Museum- Former house of legendry hunter Jim Corbett now converted to Museum. On the way you can built the magnificent temple of Lord Hanuman- Hanuman Dham at Village Choi 15 Kms from Ramnagar. Overnight at Corbett.

Day 03 : Trip to Nainital

Start the day with trip to Nainital (75 Kms / 2 Hrs ). On reaching Nainital enjoy boating in charming Naini Lake.Proceed to the Tibetan Market popularly known as Bhotia Market-If interested the market is ideal place to pick some souveniers and after a snappy lunch at one of the local Indian,Chinese Restaurants visit Naina Devi Temple and Gurudwara. Start Half Day sightseeing tour covering-Himalaya Darshan, Bara Pathar, Lover's Point, Suicide Point, Eco Cave Garden, Water Fall, Lake View Point. Ovenright at Corbett / Nainital.

Four Days Itinerary

Day 01 : Safari in Corbett National Park

Start the day with Jeep Safari ( most popular and convienent )or Canter Safari Or Elephant Safari in Jim Corbett National Park. You may choose either of 04 zones-Dhikala ( for canter safari only ), Bijrani, Jhirna and Durgadevi.The safari timings are
Morning Safari - 06 .00 AM till 09.00 AM
Afternoon Safari-02:30 PM till 05:30 PM
The chances of sighting the tiger is entirely by luck and do not depend on timings and zone.Though every zones guarnatees plenty of flora fauna with varied plants, sighting of deers, wild elephants, rare species of birds.Overnight at Corbett.

Day 02 : Visit Garjiya Temple, Corbett Fall & Museum

You can visit the Garjiya Temple and get plenty of water in Kosi river to play for.You may plan visit to Corbett Fall ( Waterfall in forest approx 30 kms from Ramnagar and Corbett Museum- Former house of legendry hunter Jim Corbett now converted to Museum. On the way you can built the magnificent temple of Lord Hanuman- Hanuman Dham at Village Choi 15 Kms from Ramnagar. Overnight at Corbett.

Day 03 : Trip to Nainital

Start the day with trip to Nainital (75 Kms / 2 Hrs ). On reaching Nainital enjoy boating in charming Naini Lake.Proceed to the Tibetan Market popularly known as Bhotia Market-If interested the market is ideal place to pick some souveniers and after a snappy lunch at one of the local Indian,Chinese Restaurants visit Naina Devi Temple and Gurudwara. Start Half Day sightseeing tour covering-Himalaya Darshan, Bara Pathar, Lover's Point, Suicide Point, Eco Cave Garden, Water Fall, Lake View Point. Ovenright at Corbett / Nainital.

Day 04 : Trip to Ranikhet

Transfer to Ranikhet (90 Kms /2.30 Hrs).Proceed with local sightseeing of Ranikhet covering- KRC Museum, Golf Ground, Chaubatia Garden, Haidakhan Ashram, Rani Jheel.

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