Corbett tiger Resevre Encompasses sonanadi wildlife sanctuary also sonanadi wildlife sanctuary was notified on 9 January 1987 comprising of an area 301. 17sq km and was put under the administration of kalagarh forest division Lansdowne,Sonanadi The Sonanadi wild life sanctuary is located in the Pauri district of Uttarakhand.
It is one of the major national reserves in India. In 1974, when Project Tiger was launched in India, the Northern part of Jim Corbett was named as Kalagarh Tiger Reserve (KTR). The reserve is administered from its headquarters in Nainital District. However, the forest Government of Uttarakhand has registered it under Lansdowne division. Kalagarh (KTR) is spread in over an area of 301.18 sq km. which also includes Sonanadi Wildlife Sanctuary, along with Jim Corbett Park. Approximately, 70 percent of Corbett falls in Pauri Garhwal district and rest comes under Nainital and Almora districts.
Kalagarh is an abode for many wildlife species in Shivalik Mountain Range, of Pauri, Garhwal. As the name confirms, it has a high density of tigers, leopards and others from the cats’ family. It carries a lustrous breed of deer -chital, barking deer, goral, sambar, and hog deer. The herd of elephants can be spotted anywhere in the area while on excursion. Among others are porcupines, yellow-throated martens and langurs. The park has more than 580 species of birds, which includes kingfishers, wagtails, forktails, pheasants, hornbills, eagles, vultures; and about 50 species of mammals along with 25 species of reptiles like-crocodiles, king cobras, rock pythons and monitor lizards; as well as hundreds of species of plants and insects. The place is home to several species of trees such as sal, sheesham, semal, bakli, haladu, tun, sain, fig, bamboo, etc along with medicinal plants. Where to stay in Kalagarh Tiger Vanvasa Resort is the best Luxury Resort. Where you can stay with your families, Friends you can explore your Corporate meetings or Corporate Group outings at Vanvasa Resort. Vanvasa Resort spreads out over 30 acres Land. A destination where you can Experience nature and luxury at one place. Vanvasa Resort is located on the mid of Lansdowne and Jim Corbett it is a new off beat destination in Kalagarh Tiger Reserve We have 30 Rooms in concepts of premium cottages and Villas with jungle and valley views. For more details please log on to www.vanvasa.com
On 11th june 1991 sonanadi wild life sancutuary became a part of Corbett tiger Reserve .the sonanadi wildlife sanctuary and Corbett national park (520.82 sqkm) together with peripheral reserve forest has noticed as Corbett tiger Reserve on 26th February 2010.the total area of Corbett tiger reserve is 1288.31sqkm .which is spread in naintal pauri & almora district of uttarakhand
There are brilliant breeds of deers like – sambar, barking deer, chital, goral etc .KTR has good density of tigers & others from the cat’s family. There are many other species here like yellow throated martens and porcupines ,the wild goat ghoral, bharal,wolves,rock pythons etc . Bird lovers can see 580 species of birds that comprise kingfisher, hornbills vultures , eagles ,wagtailse and many more and that includes 19 amphibians species, 124 fish species, 69 reptiles species, 623 bird species, 102 mamals species. For conserving these heritage 12 areas are declared that include 6 national park & 6 wild life sanctuaries.
KTS is famous for its rich biodiversity. there are much more number of flora and fauna to see in KTS. there is lot of things for interacting in KTS. (the beauty of nature)
flora is a term that refers to plant and fauna is a term that refers to animals.
There are 161 species of flora found in Uttarakhand and frequent species of trees such as sheesham,sal bakli haladu, tun sain,sal etc along with medicinal plants.