Located in the heart of Corbett & spread in an area of 150 acres on the banks of Ramganga river, Kalakhand is home to all forms of wildlife found in the area. It is a private game reserve in itself, which brings unique opportunities to spot and photograph wildlife. It is an ideal place for wildlife lovers and photographers. Kalakhand has fiver beautifully appointed rooms in an old fashioned bungalow overlooking Ramganga river pristine forest in the background.
The cliffs of Kalakhand shares 3 km long boundary with Ramganga river which is the lifeline to various forms of wildlife in the area. Don’t be surprised if you spot animals on the river. Elephants, Tigers, palla’s fish eagle, otters, kingfishers, sambar and spotted deer are few species which are commonly spotted on the river bank. The hides in Kalakhand is the best way to observe and photograph animals in their natural habitat.
If raw forest experience, adventure, observing wildlife and birds is something you want to be part of, your search ends here!
Kalakhand remains open from 16th November to 15th June. Because of monsoon, Kalakhand remains closed for the remaining months.
Mostly tourist visit Kalakhand between December to March as the weather gets comfortable and the heat doesn’t sting anybody. April & May are hot but considered best time for wildlife photography & spotting.
Kalakhand is located inside Durgadevi zone of Corbett National park. Reaching Kalakhand in itself is a true jungle experience. Crossing river to Jungle trek of the last 1.5 kms sets the tone right.
You will be accompanied by our team of naturalist / porters. Riverside resort by Aahma serves as a base camp for Kalakhand. All trips start and end at this point.
Transportation to & from the base camp is part of the package. Riverside resort is located at a distance of around 10 kms from Ramnagar.