Sanctuaries in Maharashtra

Sanctuaries in Maharashtra

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Sagareshwar Wildlife Sanctuary, Sangli
Sagareshwar Wildlife Sanctuary, Sangli
Rank 24
Ranked 24 of 1238
Places to Visit in Maharashtra
  • Type: Sanctuary
The Sagareshwar Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the most popular attractions of Sangli, situated at a distance of 47 km from the city. It is mainly a man-made conservation sanctuary, built under a planned afforestation programme involving the local population of the three tehsils of Sangli District.... Read More »
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Koyna Wildlife Sanctuary, Satara
Koyna Wildlife Sanctuary, Satara
Rank 43
Ranked 43 of 1238
Places to Visit in Maharashtra
  • Type: Sanctuary
  • Entry: Paid
Koyna Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the natural attractions of Maharashtra, located in the western part of Satara District, at a distance of about 70 km from Satara City. Koyna Wildlife Sanctuary covers over 420 sq km of area and encompasses the Eastern and Western catchments of the Koyna Dam.... Read More »
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Nagzira Wildlife Sanctuary, Gondia
Nagzira Wildlife Sanctuary, Gondia
Rank 44
Ranked 44 of 1238
Places to Visit in Maharashtra
  • Type: Sanctuary
The Nagzira Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the popular tourist places, known for its biodiversity conservation. The sanctuary is home to diverse vegetation and serves as a 'Green lung' in order to maintain the equilibrium in the ecosystem. The sanctuary has 36 species of mammals... Read More »
Melghat Tiger Reserve, Melghat
Rank 128
Ranked 128 of 1238
Places to Visit in Maharashtra
  • Type: Sanctuary
The Melghat Tiger Reserve is one of the nine reserves established by the Indian Board of Wildlife during 1973-1974. This reserve was the first Tiger Reserve of Maharashtra. The reserve is situated at an elevation ranging from 312 m to 1178 m above sea level. In the northern and eastern sides,... Read More »
Bhamragarh Wildlife Sanctuary, Bhamragarh
Rank 164
Ranked 164 of 1238
Places to Visit in Maharashtra
  • Type: Sanctuary
Bhamragarh Wildlife Sanctuary is the prime attraction of Bhamragarh which is located in the Chandrapur District of Maharashtra. Covering an area of around 104.38 sq km, the sanctuary lies in the south-western part of the district. Parlkota and Pamalgautam are the two prominent rivers, which serve... Read More »
Chikhaldara Wildlife Sanctuary, Chikhaldara
Rank 166
Ranked 166 of 1238
Places to Visit in Maharashtra
  • Type: Sanctuary
  • Entry: Paid
Chikhaldara Wildlife Sanctuary is situated at a height of about 1118 m in the Amravati District in the state of Maharashtra. It is the sole hill station in Maharashtra that features coffee plantation. This wildlife sanctuary is also known for its waterfalls, lakes and rich wildlife. This... Read More »
Karnala Bird Sanctuary, Karnala
Rank 175
Ranked 175 of 1238
Places to Visit in Maharashtra
  • Type: Sanctuary
  • Entry: Paid
The Karnala Bird Sanctuary is located in Panvel Taluka of Raigad District, near Matheran and Karjat. This sanctuary is located in the total area of 4.27 sq. km. It contains a total of 150 species of resident and 37 species of migratory birds. Popular birds found at this sanctuary include magpie... Read More »
Thane Creek, Thane
Rank 176
Ranked 176 of 1238
Places to Visit in Maharashtra
  • Type: Sanctuary
  • Entry: Paid
Thane Creek is a prominent bird conservation site in India which is managed by the Indian Bird Conversation Department. Thane Creek is home to over 205 species of birds which include rare species like whistling teals, golden plover, grey plover, hoopoe and avocet  as well as common... Read More »
Kalsubai Harishchandragad Wildlife Sanctuary, Ahmednagar
Rank 211
Ranked 211 of 1238
Places to Visit in Maharashtra
  • Type: Sanctuary
  • Entry: Paid
Kalsubai Harishchandragad Wildlife Sanctuary is located in the Akole Tehsil of the Ahmednagar District. The wildlife sanctuary is situated in the Sahyadri hills. It has the Kalasubai Peak which is located at an average altitude of around 1,646 m. This peak is considered to be one of the highest... Read More »
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Dajipur Bison Sanctuary, Dajipur
Rank 244
Ranked 244 of 1238
Places to Visit in Maharashtra
  • Type: Sanctuary
Dajipur Bison Sanctuary, one of the forest reserves, is situated on the border of the Kolhapur and the Sindhudurg District. Located at an average elevation of around 1,200 m, the sanctuary is surrounded by rugged mountains and dense as well as thick forests. The sanctuary is home to... Read More »
Melghat Tiger Reserve, Chikhaldara
Rank 260
Ranked 260 of 1238
Places to Visit in Maharashtra
  • Type: Sanctuary
  • Entry: Paid
Melghat Tiger Reserve is situated on the southern offshoot of the famous Satpura Hill Range. This reserve is a major habitat of tigers and comes under the Dharni Tehsil of Amravati District. Gugamal National Park is also a part of this Melghat Tiger Reserve and lies along the north-eastern side... Read More »
Chikhaldara Wildlife Sanctuary, Amravati
Rank 286
Ranked 286 of 1238
Places to Visit in Maharashtra
  • Type: Sanctuary
Chikhaldara Wildlife Sanctuary is also known as Wan Wildlife Sanctuary situated in Melghat area. It is a part as well as an extension of the Melghat Tiger Reserve located in the south-east direction. The sanctuary has tropical dry deciduous forests with rich bio-diversity of flora and fauna. wild... Read More »
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Great Indian Bustard Sanctuary, Solapur
Rank 304
Ranked 304 of 1238
Places to Visit in Maharashtra
  • Type: Sanctuary
  • Entry: Paid
The Great Indian Bustard Sanctuary, located in Solapur is famous for the rare bird great Indian bustard, also known as maldhok. This sanctuary covers an area of around 8000 sq km and is a natural habitat of blackbuck, wolf, Indian fox, hyena and mongoose. Read More »
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Karnala Bird Sanctuary, Navi Mumbai
Rank 324
Ranked 324 of 1238
Places to Visit in Maharashtra
  • Type: Sanctuary
The Karnala Bird Sanctuary is located at a distance of 26 km from Navi Mumbai. Situated in the Panvel Taluka of Raigad District, it covers an area of 4.27 sq km. This bird sanctuary is situated at the bottom of the Karnala Fort and was established in 1968. There are more than 150 species of birds... Read More »
Phansad Wildlife Sanctuary, Kashid Beach
Rank 329
Ranked 329 of 1238
Places to Visit in Maharashtra
  • Type: Sanctuary
  • Entry: Paid
Phansad Wildlife Sanctuary is a great sightseeing destination located in the Murud and Roha Talukas of Raigad District. This sanctuary encompasses an area of 53 sq. km and is located at a distance of about 12 km from Kashid Beach. The sanctuary covers the area lying between the Northern Sahyadri... Read More »
Malvan Marine Sanctuary, Malvan
Rank 366
Ranked 366 of 1238
Places to Visit in Maharashtra
  • Type: Sanctuary
  • Entry: Paid
The Malvan Marine Sanctuary, situated in the southernmost part of Maharashtra, is considered to be the sole marine sanctuary in the Konkan region. This sanctuary is rich in coral and marine life such as mollusk, pearl oyster, coral, seaweed, mangrove, polychaete and sea anemones. It is spread... Read More »
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Radhanagri Wildlife Sanctuary, Dajipur
Rank 408
Ranked 408 of 1238
Places to Visit in Maharashtra
  • Type: Sanctuary
Radhanagri Wildlife Sanctuary is located in the vicinity of the Dajipur Bison Sanctuary and is renowned for sheltering many Indian bison. Lying between the reservoirs, namely the Shahu Sagar and the Laxmi Sagar, the sanctuary sprawls a major area of the Kolhapur District. Covering an area of... Read More »
Mayani Bird Sanctuary, Satara
Rank 419
Ranked 419 of 1238
Places to Visit in Maharashtra
  • Type: Sanctuary
  • Entry: Paid
Mayani Bird Sanctuary is one of the major tourist attractions of Maharashtra and is located at a distance of 65 km from Satara City. Being one of the most prominent bird sanctuaries of India, Mayani Bird Sanctuary is a winter habitat to a large number and variety of migratory birds, every year.... Read More »
Tansa Wildlife Sanctuary, Gorai
Rank 431
Ranked 431 of 1238
Places to Visit in Maharashtra
  • Type: Sanctuary
  • Entry: Paid
The Tansa Wildlife Sanctuary covers an area of about 320 sq km, including the catchment area of the Tansa Lake. The sanctuary also covers forests like Khardi, Vaitarna, Shahapur and East Wada ranges. There are several animals in the sanctuary, including panther, barking deer, mouse deer,... Read More »
Tipeshwar Wildlife Sanctuary, Yavatmal
Rank 445
Ranked 445 of 1238
Places to Visit in Maharashtra
  • Type: Sanctuary
The Tipeshwar Wildlife Sanctuary is in the Pandharkawada Taluka and covers an area of 148 sq km. It comprises southern tropical moist mixed forests, hilly terrain and consists of shrubs and green pastures. The sanctuary is home to animals like black-buck, sambar, hare, monkey, bear,... Read More »
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