Wildlife Sanctuaries in Maharashtra

Nothing is more exciting than spending your time with nature. Maharashtra is a state of mountains, picturesque landscapes, green forest, and home to many national parks. Wildlife Sanctuaries in Maharashtra is home to many wild animals, birds, and unusual species of flora and fauna.

National parks in Maharashtra are popular all over the world where tourists can enjoy trekking and camping experiences. Wildlife tourism in Maharashtra is now increasing and tourists from all over the country and even foreign countries attract Maharashtra to experience wildlife.

Even the state government is taking steps to safeguard these national parks in Maharashtra and provides facilities like night stay, Safaris, Jeep Rides, etc. Some of the wildlife sanctuaries in Maharashtra are equipped with a library and audio-visual facilities too.

List of Wildlife Sanctuaries in Maharashtra

Below is the list of some best national parks in Maharashtra which you can explore with your friends and family.

Chikhaldara Wildlife Sanctuary Koyna Wildlife Sanctuary
Chandoli National Park Mayani Bird Sanctuary
Bor Wildlife Sanctuary Phansad Wildlife Sanctuary
Dajipur Wildlife Sanctuary Yawal Wildlife Sanctuary
Karnala Bird Sanctuary Mayureshwar Wildlife Sanctuary
Bhimashankar Wildlife Sanctuary Nagzira wildlife sanctuary
Melghat Tiger Reserve Sagareshwar Wildlife Sanctuary
Tadoba Tiger Reserve Pench National Park

National parks in Maharashtra

National parks in Maharashtra are homes to many wild animals like tigers, bison, chitals, sambars, peacocks, deer, monkeys, bears, wild dogs, leopards, barking deer, flying squirrel and many more. Even huge species of birds, butterflies, snakes, and other reptiles found in these sanctuaries.

The best time to visit these wildlife sanctuaries in Maharashtra is winter and summer. Tourists are advised not to visit these sanctuaries in the monsoon to avoid inconvenience.

6 thoughts on “Wildlife Sanctuaries in Maharashtra

  • September 17, 2014 at 8:31 am

    An extremely informative post! Thanks for Sharing the list.

  • October 6, 2014 at 4:48 am

    I have visited many wildlife sanctuaries in maharashtra state. YOu have missed some of them. However, its nice to see that major sanctuaries listed here. Good job.

  • March 18, 2016 at 12:01 am

    Maharashtra is a place of mountains and jungle. This is a perfect guide on Wildlife sanctuaries in Maharashtra. Still many sanctuaries are not covered here but I hope you will add it in future.

  • April 22, 2016 at 1:01 pm

    Hi, I am Jeanice from UK. I have visited many places in India and I am a big fan of wildlife sanctuaries in Maharashtra. I have some of them again on my itinerary.

  • May 9, 2016 at 2:25 am

    It was hard to find the list of all wildlife sanctuaries in Maharashtra but you have done great job here. I liked your website and specially this wildlife section.

  • July 12, 2016 at 6:36 am

    Good list of wildlife sanctuaries of Maharashtra. Try to add some more.


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