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Phato safari zone at Jim Corbett National Park recently opened newest safari zone. Phato Zone Jim Corbett was inaugurated by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Damodar Modi and Uttarakhand Chief Minister Shri Pushkar Dhami on January 2, 2022. Phato safari zone is located in northern part of Jim Corbett National Park and Amangarh Tiger Reserve in Terai West Forest Division,. Because of the increasing number of tourists, the photo zone has been established in Jim Corbett Park as eighth zone by expanding it from already established 7 zone.

Fato Zone is one of well-known zones where the love of wildlife and the pleasant feeling of nature will give good vibes. Tigers are key animal to be found in Corbett National Park. Phato zone is uniquely beautiful and being here is another level of joy and enchantment. Fato is a wonderful tourist zone and tourists love to fulfill their excursion craving here. Jeep safari in Phato zone through Phato entry gate in Mohan Nagar, Maldhan and entry gate is 28 km away from Ramnagar. 50 jeeps safari each safari conducted in morning and evening respectively for 3 hours. There is an abundance of wildlife here spotting tigers is very easy.

Phato Jungle Safari- entry timing and safari duration:

Safari Timings Morning Evening
Entry From Entry Till Exit From Exit Till Entry From Entry Till Exit From Exit Till
Winter 6:30 AM 7:30 AM 9:30 AM 10:00 AM 1:30 PM 2:00 PM 5:00 PM 5:30 PM
Summer 6:00 AM 7:00 AM 9:00 AM 9:30 AM 2:00 PM 2:30 PM 5:30 PM 6:00 PM

Quick Facts- Jim Corbett Phato Safari Zone Booking:

  • Reporting place & Entry gate: Phato, Mohan Nagar, Maldhan
  • Distance from Ramnagar: 28 km
  • Open and Closed Period: Open throughout the year (subject to road and weather condition)
  • Safari Offered: Jeep Safari
  • Maximum Number of Safari Jeep: 50 Jeeps per Shift (2 Shift in a day; morning & evening)
  • Member allowed per jeep: Maximum 6 adults and 2 children (up to 12 years)
  • Exploration Time: approximately 03 hours

Jim Corbett Phato Safari Zone Package Booking Rate & Inclusions:

  • For Indians: Total package amount is INR 7,500/- per jeep per time
    • INR 4,000/- to be paid at the time of booking
    • INR 2,800/- to be paid at the time of boarding 
  • For Foreigners: Total package amount is INR 12,000/- per jeep per time
    • INR 9,400/- to be paid at the time of booking
    • INR 2,800/- to be paid at the time of boarding 
  • Permit issued by Forest department with GST to enter in Fato zone
  • Payment processing charges

Note: Guide fee & Camera fees are not included in the package. (There is no charge for Mobile Phones.) & please double check required information, before booking from official website of Corbett national park.

Cancellation / Amendment Policy:

  • After booking, there shall be no cancellation refund for any booking under any circumstances and no request shall be entertained for refund.
  • For amendment, INR 4000/ INR 7000 will be the charge per jeep (subject to availability).

It is always best to book your permit in advance before reaching at the Corbett tiger reserve as there is always a rush of tourists for the safari and only 50 safari jeeps are allowed to enter into the Phato zone in each shift and almost all jeeps are pre-booked.

For the accommodation, tourists who are visiting the Corbett for day safari to Phato zone can stay at Vanya River Resort, as Safaris are operated to Phato from Vanya River Resort. From economical hotels to beautiful and Riverview rooms are available here to stay according to your budget. 

How to Reach Phato Safari Zone?

The entry gate to Phato zone is Phato Gate- Mohan Nagar Maldhan, which is about twenty eight kilometers away from Ramnagar city. The entry gate to Phato zone is Phato gate, which is about 28 kilometers away from Ramnagar city. Vanya River Resort is best River Access Resort to experience Safari through Phato Safari Zone. Note- Please double check required information, before booking from official website of Corbett national park.