Area: Kalagarh (KTR) is spread in over an area of 301.18 sq km. which also includes Sonanadi Wildlife Sanctuary. Kalagarh Tiger Reserve is the northern part of Jim Corbett National Park situated along with Lansdowne Forest Division of Uttarakhand. When Jim Corbett Park was established in 1974, the northern part of the park was renamed as Kalagarh Tiger Reserve
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 deers-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.
Tiger Reserve remain open from 15th November to 15th June every year for tourism. Rest of time it remain closed.
It is 3-4 hours safari by Jeep, in which you can experience Jungle. Kalagarh Tiger Reserve is a a part of Corbett landscape and popular tourist destination located in the India state of Uttarakhand. The region is mainly famous for the Tigers, Elephant, Leopard and many more wild animals. Main transport options around the reserve are jeeps safaris. Private vehicles are not allowed inside the Reserve forest, and this is one point to note while taking up a trip to Tiger Reserve.
At Kalagarh Tiger Reserve you can get the chance of viewing Spotted Deer, Sambhar, Wild Boar, tiger, leopard, Barking deer,
Goral Two kinds of Bears Himalayan Black and Sloth, and over 400 bird species makes Kalagarh Tiger Reserve a
perfect wild life safari and bird watching destination.