Fato Zone/Phato Zone is the tenth tourism zone to be operated from Ramnagar. With the opening of this gate, apart from Corbett national park and Sitabani tiger reserve another jungle safari has become an option for the tourists. Its entrance has been made in Mohan Nagar Gujar Jhala of Maldhan, just 23 km away from Ramnagar. Here tourist will be able to do exciting safaris within 18 kilometres of the forest. 100 jeeps can go in a day at Fato Gate. 50 jeeps will go in the morning and only 50 jeeps in the afternoon. Everything is new in this zone New ways, range new, treehouse new, site scene new, elephant herb etc.
The government has just opened only for Jungle Safari in Fato Gate. Right now there will be day safari in this zone. But in future it will be very special in terms of night stay. Here tourists will be able to enjoy staying in the tree house. At present, five tree houses have been completed. There are two rooms in a tree house, in which five to six tourists can easily stay. That is, the arrangement for the stay of 30 tourists in one night. If you stay in rooms made of wood on a tall tree, you will find yourself in the lap of the tree.
Visitor Season :- Fato Day Safari zone of Corbett Tiger Reserve remains open for tourists Throughout the year (subject to weather conditions).
Visitor Season :- Night stay in Fato Ecotourism Zone is allowed from 15th November to 14th June.
Price (Indian): INR 6500 / Per Safari Inclusive Permit, 4X4 Jeep & Taxes (Maximum 6 Persons & 2 Children (b/w - 5 to 12 years).
Price (Foreigner): INR 11999 / Per Safari Inclusive Permit, 4X4 Jeep & Taxes (Maximum 6 Persons & 2 Children (b/w - 5 to 12 years).
Timings: Morning 6:30 AM - 10.00 AM | Evening 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM (Safari Timing Varies as Season Changes).
Inclusions: Permission of CTR, 4X4 Jeep, Driver, Permit and All Entries & Taxes. ( Guide Fee to be paid by the guest on the spot directly ).
It is situated in the Nainital district of Uttarakhand. It is part of the larger Corbett Tiger Reserve which was first to come under the Project Tiger initiative launched in 1973.