Chikhaldara: Tiger’s Den and More
I Chikhaldara Wildlife Sanctuary am located in Amravati district in the state of Maharashtra, India. I am a beautiful small forest town. If you are a lover of wildlife, this is the place you want to visit. Chikhaldara national park was first designed as a tourist spot by an English army officer Captain Robinson. This is a very green town full of natural beauty.
I Chikhaldara Wildlife Sanctuary am a prosperous town with high literacy rate. There are several national parks, reserve and museum dedicated to wild-life here. Melghat Tiger Reserve is the most prominent one. This is part of the ‘Project Tiger’, a wildlife conservation project. I have legendary status. According the epic, the Mahabharata, this is the place where Bheema killed Keechaka in a huge bout and then threw him into the valley. Trees that grow in my lap are Teak, Ain, Bamboo, Tiwas, Dhaoda, Kusum, Mahua.
Chikhaldara Wildlife Sanctuary is full of wonderful wildlife like panthers, sloth bears, sambar, wild boar, and even the rarely seen wild dogs. If you spend some days exploring me: Chikhaldara National Park, you are sure to meet many of these species.
There is much site-seeing to be done here. Hurricane Point, Prospect Point, and Devi Point are three perfect places from where you can enjoy the scenic beauty of Chikhaldara Wildlife Sanctuary. You will never be bored here. There are private and secured government and private hotels here. October to June is the best time to visit Chikhaldara National Park. I Chikhaldara am also very well connected by airways and train.