Tadoba National Park


Tadoba National Park


Chandrapur district of Maharashtra

Best time

December to February


625.4 sq km

Major Animals/Birds

As a result of the enormous number of tigers that may be found there, Tadoba National Park is a well-known tiger reserve known as “The Land of Tigers.” Other animals found in Tadoba Tiger Reserve include: Indian Leopards, Sloth Bears, Gaur, Nilgai, Dhole, Striped Hyena, Small Indian Civet, and the keystone species, the Bengal Tiger.

Tadoba National Park is located in Assam. Area of Tadoba National Park is 625 square kilometers, best time to visit Tadoba National Park  is between December – February (winter season).

One of India’s 47 planned tiger reserves, “Tadoba National Park,” also known as the “Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve,” is notable for being the oldest and largest National Park in Maharashtra. It is around 150 miles from Nagpur city and is located in the Chandrapur district of the state of Maharashtra.

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Safari Timings

In the animal sanctuary at Tadoba, Jeep Safaris are offered. The times for Tadoba’s Jeep Safari are as follows:

Timings for safaris are:

Morning Jeep : 6.00 A.M to 10.00 A.M. (entry allowed until 8.00 a.m.)

Afternoon Jeep : 3.00 P.M. until 6.00 P.M (entry allowed until 4.30 p.m.)

Safari Gate/Zones

Three safari zones are present in Tadoba National Park:

  • Tadoba Zone/Range: (from Kalara and Navegaon Gates).
  • Moharli Zone/Range:(from Moharli and Khulwanda Gates)
  • Kolsa Zone/Range:(from Zari and Pungadi Gates)

Major Attractions in & Around the Park
in and around Tadoba, popular tourist attractions
The main draws of the Tadoba Wildlife Sanctuary are the lush trees, the stunning Tadoba Lake,

  • The swaths of grass,
  • The expansive valley.
  • The park is near to the Navegaon National Park,
  • Nagpur, Nagzira Wildlife Sanctuary,
  • Erai (Irai) Dam,
  • Mahakali Mandir (Chandrapur), 
  • Urjanagar Lake.

Fauna in Tadoba National Park


Mammals found in Tadoba National Park

Barasingha ,Barking Deer (Muntjak),Chital,Mouse deer,Gaur,Hyena,Jackal,Jungle Cat,Langur,Leopard,Sambar,Indian Tree Shrew,Sloth Bear,Tiger,Wild Boar,Wild Dog,Small Indian Civet,Common Palm Civet,Ruddy Mongoose,Common Mongoose,Indian grey Wolf,Indian Fox,Flying Squirrel,Ratel,Indian Porcupine,Indian Hare,Nilgai,Chowsingha,Indian Pangolin,Indian Flying Fox,Fulvous Fruit Bat,Greater False Vampire,Indian Pipistrelle

Birds found in Tadoba National Park

The interesting species of birds in the reserve, including the migrants are-Orange-headed Thrush, Indian Pitta, Crested Treeswift, Stone Curlew, Crested Honey Buzzard, Paradise Flycatcher, Bronze-winged Jacana, Lesser Goldenbacked Woodpecker, Warblers, Black-naped Blue Flycatcher, Oriental Honey Buzzard, White-eyed Buzzard, Pariah Kite, Eurasian Sparrow Hawk, Black Shouldered Kite, Shikra, Short-toed Snake Eagle, Bonelli’s Eagle, Common Kestrel, Open Bill Stork, Black Ibis, Bar Headed Goose

Reptiles found in Tadoba National Park

Reptiles here include the endangered

  • Indian python
  • the common Indian monitor.
  • Terrapins,
  • Indian star tortoise,
  • Indian cobra
  • Russel’s viper also live in Tadoba.
  • Spectacle Cobra
  • Common Krait
  • Common Rat Snake
  • Wolf Snake
  • Checkered Keel Back,
  • Common Skink, Indian Monitor Lizard,
  • Fan Throated Lizard and Indian Garden Lizard, Peninsular Rock Agama etc.