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Sonanadi

Sonanadi literally means the river of gold. Gold panning used to be carried out in the river before the area became a sanctuary.

Sonanadi Zone

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. Sonanadi range is blessed with amazing beauty of flora and fauna. Situated in the north of Sonanadi river, this zone is favorite place for Asiatic Elephant along with tiger, cheetal, sambhar, leopard and reptiles. Visitors can also enjoy over 550 of birds in their natural habitat.

Lohachaur, Rithuadhab and Halduparao are some Forest Rest Houses in Sonanadi range available for night stay. Safari options like Jeep and elephant safari are available to enjoy wildlife at Sonanadi Range.


What to see in Sonanadi?

Sonanadi Wildlife Sanctuary is blessed with a surprise package loaded with various faunas, when it comes to the fauna part.

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.


Accommodation type in Sonanadi

With in Sonanadi Zone, Forest rest houses are located in Halduparao, Rathuwadhab, Mundiyapani and Morghatti The rest houses at Sonanadi has 8 rooms (double beds)


Food & Other Services

The compound has its own Kitchen.


Forest rest houses in Bijrani Zone

Forest Rest Houses are available a Halduparao at Sonanadi Wildlife Sanctuary located between the rivers Palain and Sonanadi, Loha chaur and Rathuadhab

Halduparao Forest rest house

  • HALDUPARAO FRH (2 rooms)

    Kitchen - yes


Rathuwadhab Forest rest house

  • Rathuwadhab FRH (2 rooms)

    Kitchen - Yes


Mundiyapani Forest rest house

  • Mundiyapani FRH (2 rooms)

    Kitchen - Yes


Morghatti Forest rest house

  • Rathuwadhab FRH (2 rooms)

    Kitchen - Yes


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Dhikala zone which is the most popular and populated zone of Corbett National park should be visited during mid November to June...read more


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Jhirna Zone

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Pakhro Zone

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