Located on the border of Sindhudurg and Kolhapur district of Maharashtra, Dajipur Wildlife Sanctuary is surrounded by rugged mountains and dense forests and is almost completely cut off from human habitat. The sanctuary is home to a variety of wild animals like bison, chital, wild deer, gawa and many different species of birds.
Located 1200m above the sea level this is an exciting tourist destination. Nature lovers and wildlife enthusiasts from all over the country and also from abroad visit this popular tourist destination in Maharashtra in high numbers.
How to Reach Dajipur Wildlife Sanctuary by Road
Ponda is the closest bus station located at a distance of 20km from Dajipur Wildlife Sanctuary and is connected by state transport corporation buses to other cities in the state like Mumbai, Pune, Kolhapur, Satara. Kolhapur, at a distance of 80km is the closest city to Dajipur and is connected with good motorable roads to most cities in this part of the country. Kolhapur is located at a distance of 225km from Pune, 395km from Mumbai, 105km from Belgaum, 144km from Ganapatipule, 128km from Satara and 254km from Sholapur.
SH 116 directly connect Kolhapur to Dajipur via Radhanagari and tourists travelling from Mumbai or Pune are first required to reach Kolhapur in order to visit Dajipur Wildlife Sanctuary.
How to Reach Dajipur Wildlife Sanctuary By Train
Kolhapur on the Pune-Miraj-Kolhapur line of South Central Railway is the closest railhead to Dajipur sanctuary and SH 116 will take tourists directly to Dajipur via Phonda. Trains from Mumbai, Delhi Hazrat Nizamuddin, Nagpur, Solapur, Hyderabad, and Dhanbad are available to Miraj JN.
How to Reach Dajipur Wildlife Sanctuary By Air
Belgaum (105) is the closest domestic airport to Dajipur though Pune at a distance of 225km is also an option. Mumbai is the nearest international airport connected to all major cities in India and also abroad. Both Belgaum and Pune are connected with many cities with regular domestic flights.
Distance from Major Cities to Dajipur Wildlife Sanctuary
- Kolhapur to Dajipur Wildlife Sanctuary Distance – 51 KM
- Kankavali to Dajipur Wildlife Sanctuary Distance – 84 KM
- Sindhudurg to Dajipur Wildlife Sanctuary Distance – 96 KM
- Miraj to Dajipur Wildlife Sanctuary Distance – 112 KM
- Malvan to Dajipur Wildlife Sanctuary Distance – 132 KM
- Ratnagiri to Dajipur Wildlife Sanctuary Distance – 154 KM
- Satara to Dajipur Wildlife Sanctuary Distance – 185 KM
- Pune to Dajipur Wildlife Sanctuary Distance – 297 KM
- Mumbai to Dajipur Wildlife Sanctuary Distance – 439 KM