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.

How to Reach Kalagarh Tiger Reserve


Access to the Kalagarh Tiger Reserve from most part of the country is quite easy as it is only 275 km from the national capital through the NH-58 and there are convenient overnight trains from Delhi to Kotdwar, Najibabad, from where the visitor access the tiger reserve. Visitors can also fly to nearest domestic airport Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun which is located at a distance of about 156 km from Vatanvasa Entry Gate of the Kalagarh tiger reserve.

  • Kotdwar to Delhi : 214 Km
  • Kotdwar to Haridwar : 80 Km
  • Kotdwar to Najibabad : 20 Km
  • Kotdwar to Dehradun : 175 Km
  • Kotdwar to Vatanvasa Entry Gate : 47 Km. Route: Kotdwar-Dugadda-Sendhikhal-Dhontiyal-Vatanvasa
  • Lansedowne to Vatanvasa Entry Gate : 57 Km. Route: Lansedowne-Dugadda-Sendhikhal-Dhontiyal-Vatanvasa