Nagpur is surrounded by as many as 3 Wildlife Sanctuaries and even a
possible 4th and 5th a little farther.
(Maharashtra) - 160 kms in the Chadrapur District of Maharashtra. Has
limited accommodations but known for its Tiger sightings.
(Maharashtra) - 70 kms eastwards towards Raipur. Has only homestay
accommodations and very limited safari infrastructure.
(Madhya Pradesh) - 90 kms towards Jabalpur. Has extensive accommodations and
one of the healthiest tiger population. Relatively newer park and most
accessible wildlife flight getaway (None of the other parks with good
getaway resort infrastructure and park infrastructure are less than 90 kms
from an airport).
Tiger Reserve - 250 kms westwards in Maharashtra. Park Infrastructure is
poor and therefore more known for the hill station / monsoon destination
- 250 kms (One takes a detour after Seoni on the Jabalpur Road). One of
the best parks in India and known for its rare Barasingha population and
healthy Tiger population. Resorts / lodges are situated at Kisili and Mukki
ends of the park.
Accommodation Option - Pench
/ Kanha - Chikhaldhara - Tiger
Trails Lodge - Tadoba Wildlife Reserve (Near Chandrapur) - Woods
End Dec, Jan could be very cold and could turn foggy making early
morning safaris, sightings that much difficult. Otherwise any other time
during Oct - April is good for a wildlife getaway.