Tipeshwar Wildlife Sanctuary

Tipeshwar Wildlife Sanctuary is located in Yeotmal alias Yavatmal district, Maharashtra state, India. This wildlife sanctuary is known for its picturesque landscape.

This Wildlife Sanctuary is spread over an area of 148.63 square kilometers. The wildlife sanctuary is part of Pandarkawad Forest Division. Patanbori Range and Parwa Range of forests forms the wildlife sanctuary. It is on the northern border of Maharashtra state, adjoining Adilabad district of Telungana state. The sanctuary got is name from ‘Goddess Tipai’, situated near Tipeshwar village, inside the sanctuary.

Tipeshwar Wild Life Sanctuary is rich in flora and fauna. Teak trees forms the majority of vegetation. The sanctuary is also rich in Herbs. Bamboo forests are also seen as undergrowth in teak forests.

Fauna includes endangered endemic spices. 29 mammals species including some of the endangered species like Tiger, Panther, Sloth Bear, Pangolin, Jackal, Four Horned Antelope, etc, are found here. Since Tigers are also seen here, the sanctuary is also called Tipeshwar Tiger reserve.

Tipeshwar Wildlife Sanctuary is home to 6 endangered reptile species. More than 180 bird species belonging to 46 bird families are found here. 9 species of endangered birds, including the peafowl, are found in this wild life sanctuary.

How Do I Go to Tipeshwar Wildlife Sanctuary?

The road access to Tipeshwar Wildlife Sanctuary is through Pandharkawada. The district headquarters, Yeotmal which is also spelt as Yavatmal, is at around 75 kilometers from the wildlife sanctuary at Tipeshwar.

Tipeshwar Sanctuary is at a distance of around 35 kilometers from Adilabad Railway station, the nearest railway station in nearby Telungana state.

Amravati railway station and Badnera railway station are at around 165 kilometers distance from the wildlife sanctuary.

Nagpur airport is at around 172 kilometers distance from Tipeshwar wild life sanctuary.

Mumbai is at a distance of around 850 kilometers from Tipeshwar Wildlife Sanctuary.

Best Season to visit the Wildlife Sanctuary is April and May.

Sundarban Tiger Reserve,Sundarban National Park,Ganges River Dolphin, Saltwater Crocodile, Estuary

Sundarban Tiger Reserve is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Sundarbans National Park, the largest estuary mangrove forest in the world, in West Bengal, India.

A Royal Bengal tiger inside the Sundarban Tiger ReserveA Royal Bengal tiger inside the Sundarban Tiger Reserve / Sundarban National Park.

Sundarban Tiger Reserve is situated on the Sundarbans, part of the Ganges Delta, which is famous for its mangrove forests. Sundarbans is home to a large species of birds, invertebrate species and reptiles, including the salt water crocodiles.

Sundarbans National Park is the core area of Sundarban Tiger Reserve which is home to around 400 Royal Bengal tigers. This National park is also a wildlife sanctuary. Some of the Vulnerable and Endangered species inside the Wildlife sanctuary includes Ganges River dolphin, Olive Ridley Sea Turtle, Royal Bengal Tiger, Saltwater Crocodile, and Mangrove Horseshoe Crab.

Hawksbill sea turtleHawksbill sea turtle

Hawksbill sea turtle and river terrapin are two a critically endangered species inside the National park.

There are 54 islands inside the Sundarbans National Park. Seven main rivers including River Ganges, flows through this estuary. The water level at some places goes up to 500 meters.

Sundari Trees is the name of the Mangrove variant found in the Sundarbans National Park. Boat safari tickets are available with the West Bengal Tourism Development Corporation counter inside the park.

How Do I Go to Sundarban Tiger Reserve inside the Sundarban National Park?

Sundarban Tiger Reserve is connected to the kolkata – Basanti Highway. The main entrance to the Tiger reserve is at a distance of around 29 kilometers from Canning Railway station, the nearest railway station. The nearest airport to the Wildlife sanctuary; Netaji Subash Chandra Bose Airport alias Dum Dum Airport at Kolkata; is at around 140 kilometers distance from the Sundarban wildlife sanctuary and Tiger Reserve cum national park.

Asiatic Lions and Horseback Safari at Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary

Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary is a wildlife sanctuary across the Aravalli Range in Rajsamand District, Rajasthan, India.

Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary
Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary as seen from Kumbhalgarh fort.

Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary is spread over an area of around 578 square kilometers. It is at an altitude of around 1,600 feet to 4,300 feet, above sea level.

Kumbhalgarh Wildlife park is home to many species of animals and birds, including some of the highly endangered species of animals. Horseback safari and trekking packages are available with local tour operators.

Kumbhalgarh Sanctuary is now undergoing a Asiatic Lion Reintroduction Project from 2009. Lion safari or Jeep safari are available here.

Ancient and Historic Kumbhalgarh fort, the second largest fort wall in the state of Rajasthan, is situated inside this Wildlife Sanctuary.

How Do I Go to Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary?

Majority of the Tourists to this wildlife sanctuary comes from Udaipur, known for its palaces, lakes, courtyards and gardens. Udaipur is at around 85 kilometers from Kumbhalgarh village, where the entry point to the Wildlife Sanctuary is located. There are other entry and exit points also.

Udaipur City railway station is a major station at Udaipur. Udaipur Airport or Dabok Airport alias Maharana Pratap Airport or Udaipur Airport or Dabok Airport is the airport on the outskirts of Udaipur city.

Red Panda is found in Dibang Wildlife Sanctuary

Red Panda & Other Endangered Species at Dibang Wildlife Sanctuary

Dibang Wildlife Sanctuary is situated in Upper Dibang Valley district, the least populated district in India, formed in 2011, Arunachal Pradesh, India. Red Panda, an Endangered animal species, is found here.


dibang wildlife sanctuary

Red Panda is found in Dibang Wild life Sanctuary.

The Dibang Wildlife Sanctuary near Indo-China border, was created in 1992. A beautiful lake is there in the middle of the valley. Dibang River, which flows through the length of the valley, originates in China.

Dibang Wildlife Sanctuary has an area of 5112 square kilometers. It is rich in flora and fauna. This wildlife sanctuary is home to rare species of animals like Asiatic black bear, Gongshan Muntjac, Mishmi Takin, Musk deer, Red Goral, Serow, Tiger,etc. Its also home to some rare species of birds like Blyth’s Tragopan, Sclater’s Monal, etc.

Dibang wild life sanctuary was recently in the news for spotting a flying squirrel named ‘Mishmi Hills giant flying squirrel’ (Petaurista Mishmiensis), discovered near the border of the sanctuary.

Namdapha Tiger Reserve and Pakke Tiger Reserve are part of this wildlife sanctuary. Kameng Elephant Reserve is also part of this sanctuary. Parashuram Kund, a popular pilgrimage place, is situated close to this sanctuary.

How Do I Go to Dibang Wildlife Sanctuary?

Dibang wildlife sanctuary is quite hard to access, as it lies at the north eastern part of the country. Anini, the capital of the district is the northernmost district capital in India. Roing is the main settlement near to Anini.

Guwahati railway station is the nearest major railway station to Dibang wildlife sanctuary. Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport alias Guwahati International Airport is the nearest major airport to the wildlife sanctuary. (Tezu Airport is at around 300 kilometers away from Anini. Itanagar Airport is a new airport under construction in the state. Both these airports are not operational now.)

Jeep Safari in Buxa Tiger Reserve & Trekking Inside Buxa National Park

Buxa Tiger Reserve is a ‘Project tiger’ reserve inside the Buxa National Park at Alipurduar district of West Bengal state in India along the international border with Bhutan.

Buxa Tiger Reserve
Buxa Tiger Reserve

Tiger, Elephant, Indian Boar, Gaur (Indian bison), Civet, Red jungle fowl, etc, are found in large numbers at Buxa National Park, spread over an area of 760 square kilometers.

Jungle safari is available in this Tiger park. Jeep Safari and Car Safari is allowed inside the Buxa National Park. You need to get permission from the Forest Office situated at Rajabhatkhawa or Jayanti. Trekking of 3.9 kilometers is allowed inside the Tiger reserve and National Park from Santhalbari. Trekking tour takes around one hour and fifteen minutes. There is another trekking tour route covering 13 kilometers to Jayanti via Mahakal Cave through dense forests. There are few other trekking tour routes also. The most popular trekking tour route is ‘Pagsamkha Path Trekking‘ from Buxa Fort to Raimatung, via Aadma.

The Buxa Tiger Reserve and National park is rich in flora and Fauna. Birds species numbering around 284 are found here. 76 Snake species, 5 amphibians species, 73 mammal species, 450 species of trees, 400 species of herbs, 100 species of grass ,150 species of orchids, 130 species of aquatic flora and 250 species of shrubs are found in Buxa National Park and Tiger reserve.

Buxa Fort is associated with the Indian freedom struggle. Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga temple is situated inside the Buxa Tiger Reserve.

Endangered Species in Buxa Tiger Reserve

Indian tiger (Bengal Tiger), Bengal florican, Asian elephant, leopard cat, regal python, Chinese pangolin, hispid hare, Hog deer, lesser adjutant (Leptoptilos javanicus), chestnut breasted partridge (Arborophila mandellii), great hornbill, white rumped vulture (Gyps bengalensis), slender billed vulture (Gyps tenuirostris), rufous necked hornbill (Aceros nipalensis), Ferruginous pochard (Aythya nyroca), etc, are some the Endangered species found in Buxa Tiger Reserve.

How Do I Go to Buxa Tiger Reserve or Buxa National Park ?

Alipurduar is the nearest town to Buxa National Park at around 35 kilometers away. NH 31 is at a distance of 25 kilometers distance from the Tiger reserve. Alipur duar town and Rajabhatkhawa town are at 20 kilometers away. Nearest Airport is at the one at Bagdogra, at around 195 kilometers away.

Nearest Railway Station is Alipurduar Junction alias New Alipurduar at 37 kilometers away. NH 31 C runs along the southern boundary of the Tiger reserve.

Is Accommodation Available Inside Buxa Tiger Reserve?

There are many hotels and resorts at Alīpur Duar near Buxa Tiger Reserve. Buxa Tiger Reserve has forest department’s Inspection Bungalows, which sometimes allows visitors to stay there. They are not interested in Tourism activities, as it harms the beasts of the Jungle.