Chhattisgarh

3 Tiger Reserves | Total Area: 5556 Sq. Km.

Achanakmar Wildlife Sanctuary

The Achanakmar Wildlife Sanctuary is an Indian sanctuary in Mungeli district, Chhattisgarh State. It had been established in 1975, under the provisions of the Indian Wildlife Protection Act of 1972, and declared a Tiger Reserve under Project Tiger, in 2009. It is a part of the Achanakmar-Amarkantak Biosphere Reserve.

Core Area: 626 Sq. Km.

Buffer Area: 282 Sq. Km.

Current Temperature:

Best time to visit: NA

Tiger Status: 13 (2010 Census)

Likelihood of spotting Tiger: NA

Closest Airport

NA

Where to Stay

TBD

Indravati National Park

Indravati National Park is the finest and most famous wildlife park of Chhattisgarh. It is one of the three Tiger Reserves in the state other being Undanti-Sitandadi and Achanakmar,[1] Indravati National Park is located in Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh. The Park derives its name from the Indravati River, which flows from east to west and forms the northern boundary of the reserve with the Indian state of Maharashtra. With a total area of approximately 2799.08 km2, Indravati attained the status of a National Park in 1981 and a Tiger Reserve in 1983 under the famous Project Tiger of India to become one of the most famous tiger reserves of India. The topography of the Park mainly comprises undulating hilly terrain with altitude ranging between 177 and 599 m above the sea level. The Park is famous for its unique and diverse wildlife and bird species including some of the most endangered species such as wild water buffalos and hill mynas. A series of beautiful hill ranges with lush green vegetation and unique and varied wildlife make Indravati National Park a must visit for wildlife enthusiasts and nature lovers. Named after the Indravati river, which forms the northern boundary of the reserve, the Indravati Tiger Reserve is situated in Dantewad (formerly Bastar) district of the state of Chattisgarh. The reserve forms the catchment area of the perennial Indravati river as well as streams and rivulets that lace the rolling terrain of the region. The reserve forms an important link with the conservation areas in the vast forest belt extending into Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh. It is large and the best potential habitat for the wild buffalo.

Core Area: 1258 Sq. Km.

Buffer Area: 1540 Sq. Km.

Current Temperature:

Best time to visit: NA

Tiger Status: Low

Likelihood of spotting Tiger: Low

Closest Airport

NA

Where to Stay

TBD

Sitanadi Wildlife Sanctuary

Sitanadi Wildlife Sanctuary is located in Dhamtari District, Chhattisgarh, India.[1] Sitanadi Wildlife Sanctuary is a famous tourist attraction which is frequented by wildlife enthusiasts throughout the year. The wildlife sanctuary was established in 1974 under Wildlife Protection Act of 1972. This sanctuary sprawls over an area of 556 km2 and has an altitude ranging between 327 and 736 m above the sea level. It is named after Sitanadi River which originates from this sanctuary and joins Mahanadi River near Deokhut. Sitanadi Wildlife Sanctuary is known for its lush green flora and rich and unique and diverse fauna and has great potential to emerge as one of the finest wildlife destinations in central India.

Core Area: 851 Sq. Km.

Buffer Area: 991 Sq. Km.

Current Temperature:

Best time to visit: November-June

Tiger Status: Low

Likelihood of spotting Tiger: Low

Closest Airport

The nearest Airport is at Raipur located 170 kilometers

Where to Stay

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