Vatanvasa Gate

Vatanvasa Gate is main entry point to Sonanadi Range of Corbett National Park. Located at 40 km from Kotdwara, visitors can take night stay at Mundiyapani, Rathuadhar and Kanda Forest Rest Houses.

40 km from Kotdwaraentry point to Sonanadi Range of Corbett National Park
Paid Entry
4 hr

Situated near the Palain river, Vatanvasa Gate can be reach from Kotdwara via Dugadda. Vatanvasa Gate remains open from 15 October to 30 June and closed during monsoon.

Entry Timings Through Vatanvasa Gate

DateCorbett National Park Timings Last Entry Time 
15 Nov to 15 Feb06:30 am to 05:30 pm04:30 pm
16 Feb to 31 March06:00 am to 06:00 pm05:00 pm
01 April to 15 May05:45 am to 07:00 pm06:00 pm
16 May to 15 June05:30 am to 05:15 pm06:15 pm

Location & How to Reach Vatanvasa Gate

Vatanvasa Gate is located at 40 km from the Kotdwara city and taxi/Jeep are easily available to reach Vatanvasa Gate. Kotdwara is well connected by road and rail. Regular buses are available from Delhi (205 kms), Haridwar (57 kms), Dehradun (110 kms) and other major cities of Garhwal and Kumaon to reach Kotdwar. Nearest rail is at Kotdwar railway station (40 kms) and airport at Jolly Grant airport (92 kms) or Delhi IGI airport.

Read How to Reach guide for Corbett National Park.

Vatanvasa Gate is popular place for following activities/ interests - Safari, Wildlife Tourism.

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