About Tadoba National Park

Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve also referred to as Tadoba National Park is located in the state of Maharashtra, in Chandrapur district. It is one of the largest and oldest national parks of India. This reserve forest is not only rich in biodiversity but also in its cultural values.
Tadoba National Park covers 116.55 square kilometers and was established in 1955, while Andhari Wildlife Sanctuary covers 508.85 square kilometers and was established in 1986. Finally, in 1995, Maharashtra’s forest department united the two areas to form the Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve, which covers a total area of 625.40 sq km. This massive reserve, covering 1727 square kilometers, is made up of the Protected Forest and Reserve Forest, as well as other areas. Today, it is one of the 51 Project Tiger Reserves and is one of the most well-known.
Tadoba National Park

Flora & Fauna of Tadoba National Park

Every year, Tadoba attracts tens of thousands of visitors from all over the world. According to the latest reports, there are 115 tigers in this Tadoba National Park, making it the most populous in the country. It is home to a variety of wild species other than tigers. It includes Leopard, Wild Dog, Sloth Bear, Sambar, Jackal, Barking Deer, Indian Bison, etc.
Teak, Bija, Ain, Bamboo, Dhaoda, Tendu, Arjun, Haldu are among the Flora of Tadoba National Park. The beauty of overshadowed bamboo and teak, as well as the stunning landscape of marshlands, lakes, and craggy cliffs, is just enchanting. Because of its diverse flora and animals, this national park was once a favored hunting destination.
Tadoba is a haven for the best native woodland bird species of Central India & there’s an incredible variety of birds you get to spot— including aquatic birds, birds of prey, and fruit-eating birds.
Tadoba National Park
Tigers of Tadoba
Wildlife in Tadoba National Park
Tadoba National Park
Tigers of Tadoba
Wildlife in Tadoba National Park
Tadoba National Park
Tigers of Tadoba
Wildlife in Tadoba National Park

Ranges and Gates In Tadoba Tiger Reserve

Tadoba Tiger Reserve is divided into three separate forest ranges, i.e. Tadoba north range, Kolsa south range, and Moharli range. The living legend of Tadoba, Maya tigress holds her territory in the Tadoba range. Choti Tara, Tala, Rudra also hold their territories here. In Moharli range, Sonam tigress along with Bajrang and Lara own a territory. Kolsa, however, is the non-tourism zone, hence, it is difficult to say which tiger holds a territory there.
Sustainable Construction at Waghoba Eco Lodge

Things to keep in mind while going on a tiger safari in Tadoba National Park

Tadoba enjoys a varying weather type which remains extremely hot in Summers & gets moderately cold in Winters. When on Safari, besides wearing appropriate clothing there are a few essentials that can make the overall experience remarkable. Here is a list of items that can be carried along;
For summers,
Sun Screen Sunglasses Hat/Cap Preferably very light cotton Stole, buff, or scarf for protection from heat and dust
For winters,
windbreaker, warm jacket, sweater, fleece, gloves, warm cap Boots or closed shoes Binoculars Camera
Note: The use of mobile phones is completely banned in Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve.

Frequently Asked Questions

⦁ Tadoba is the land of the Royal Bengal Tigers. The park is blessed by a healthy population of Tigers, Indian leopards, Sloth Bears, Crocodiles & the Indian Gaur. Spotted deer, nilgai & langurs are also commonly seen inside the reserve.

⦁ There are 20 different gates in Tadoba National Park and several zones. Fourteen are buffer zones, while the other 6 are core zones. When making bookings, it's important to keep accessibility & connectivity in mind while selecting a gate or zone of Tadoba National Park.

⦁Tadoba National Park is open around the year but the core is closed from 1st July to 30th Sept due to monsoons. Tadoba offers good sightings of Tiger & other wildlife around the year including in the buffer zones of Tadoba. October – Feb offers moderate weather with consistent sightings, March to June the sightings peak but so does the heat.

⦁ The visitors can book a flight & land in Nagpur which is about 3 hours from the park. Tadoba National Park can also be reached by railway, Chandrapur (35 km) & Wardha (118 km) being the closest railway stations.
It offers easy road access from Hyderabad and Pench National park also.

⦁ To book a permit, one has to go to the national park's official website & make the booking online. Alternatively, the team at Waghoba Eco Lodge can help you secure a preferred permit if booked well in advance. The cost of the regular permit changes for weekdays, weekends, festivals & special occasions. The regular permit allows a safari duration of 3-4 hours.

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