Chandoli National Park is situated in Kolhapur District, Maharashtra state, India. This National Park is spread over 317.67 square kilometers.
Sahyadri Tiger Reserve consists of this National Park in full, along with Koyna Wildlife Sanctuary. Sahyadri Tiger Reserve has Nine tigers & 66 leopards, as per the last count.
This National park is near to Chandoli Dam. The National park is situated at the intersection of Kolhapur District, Ratnagiri District, Sangli District and Satara District. Radhanagri Wildlife Sanctuary also borders Chandoli National Park.
Historic Prachitgad fort and Bhairavgad fort built by the great Maratha kings Shivaji Maharaj and his son Sambhaji Maharaj are seen inside the National Park. Bhavani temple ruins are also seen here.
This National park is rich in flora and fauna. 122 Bird species, 23 mammals species and 20 amphibians and reptiles species are found in this park. Royal Bengal tigers, Indian Leopards, Indian bison, sloth bears and Indian giant squirrels are also seen here.
How Do I Go To Chandoli National Park?
Peth Vadgaon at 60 kilometers, Sangli at 75 kilometers, Kolhapur at 80 kilometers, Uran Islampur at 35 kilometers, Karad at 55 kilometers and Sangmeshwar at 40 kilometers distance, are some of the nearby towns.
Mumbai is at 380 kilometers and Pune at 210 kilometers distance from the National Park, Distance given may not be accurate.
Karad is the nearest railway station, Sangli, Kolhapur, Miraj rail junction are other nearby railway stations. Miraj rail junction is well connected to other parts of the country.
Karad airport is the nearest one. Sangli New Airport and Kolhapur airports are also nearby airports to the National Park. Pune airport is the nearest International airport.
Accommodation Inside the National Park
Irrigation department has a Rest House with one VIP suite, four Ordinary suites and a dormitory with 16 beds. For bookings please contact office of the Executive Engineer, Irrigation Department at Mandur.