Kalagarh Tiger Reserve

Dear traveller, Safari booking for Vatanvasa, Pakhro and Kolhuchaur zone will be available from 1 Nov 2023. Kindly send your stay or jungle safari request before 72 hours / 3 days of your arrival. There are limited Jeep (only 10 entry permit) for Vatanvasa zone (Morning as well as evening) and 5 for Pakhro zone.  If your travel is in between the specified time period, consider it is not available or all booked. We don’t respond on such type of booking/enquiry requests (Spot bookings). For FRH booking enquiry should reached 10-15 days before.


Chokham Forest Rest House



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Chokham (Chaukhamb) FRH built in British era. Generally when British forest staff goes for patrolling, in deep jungle of Lansedowne Forest, it was only the stay option. It is now renovated with new look and presence. It is 18km from Saneh Entry Gate. It is approachable by Gypsy drive from December onward. However, during the rainy season up to December, it is a difficult trek as one has to cross the Kolhu river at nine places. The FRH connects Corbett Tiger Reserve via Saneh-Kolhuchaur-Chaukhamb route on forest roads, motorable during fair weather. It is one of the best known for wilderness habitat

Mobile Network: No mobile network as it is quite deep inside

Electricity: Only Solar light, which is generally used after evening.

Water: Shortage of Water in Summer as nearby water sources remain dry. Carry enough drinking water when you booked for stay.

How to book this Forest Rest House:

This forest rest house can book through Lansedowne Forest Division Office, Kotdwar.