Nagzira National Park
Nagzira wildlife sanctuary is located between Bhandara – Gondia district of Maharashtra. Nagzira Wildlife Sanctuary is locked in the arms of nature and adorned with a picturesque landscape, luxuriant vegetation and serves as a living outdoor museum to explore and appreciate nature. Nagzira is home to many endangered species. This sanctuary is notable for its wealth of birds and is a bird watcher’s paradise.
The sanctuary is open for visitors from October 1st to June 30th. It is closed during the monsoon. The average annual rainfall is about 1,100-1,500 mm. The summer temperature maximum may rise to 45 º C and the winter temperature minimum may drop to about 6.5 º C. February to May is the best time to visit.
How to reach
The nearest railway station is Gondia Railway Station (25 kms). From here one can hire a taxi or bus. It can also be accessed through Nagpur by train.
The nearest airport is at Nagpur. From here, hire a taxi to reach the sanctuary. The sanctuary is 160 kms away from Nagpur Airport.
It is well connected by Road with all the major cities.
It is home of many endangered species. This sanctuary is notable for its wealth of birds and is indeed a bird watcher’s paradise. There are more than 34 – species of mammal found in the sanctuary such as tiger, leopard, jungle cat, small Indian Civet, palm civet, wolf, jackal, sloth bear, ratel, common giant flying squirrel, gaur, four horned antelope, mouse deer, pangolin. The avifauna of this sanctuary is its most attractive wildlife feature. Well over 166 species of birds have been recorded here. Also as many as 15 species of migratory birds are reported. One remarkable bird, “Bar-headed Goose” which is a winter migrant from Ladakh and Tibet inhabits Chorkhamara tank located adjoining the sanctuary.
Let’s Plan your Safari !
At JungleTrail, we customise your packages as per your requirements. Generally, 2 or 3 nights package would be ideal to explore the entire forest and have the best wildlife experiences. There are 2 jungle safaris in a day. One starts early morning and the other in the afternoon. All our packages includes transfers from the nearest railway station or the airport, stay with all meals and jungle safaris as per the plan. Kindly fill in the form on the page with your requirements and we shall get back to you with a complete Itinerary designed for you.
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