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Umred Karhandla Wildlife Sanctuary, Nagpur

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Umred Karhandla Wildlife Sanctuary, about 58 km from Nagpur and 60 km from Bhandara spreed over Pauni Tahsil of Bhandara district and Umred, Kuhi and Bhivapur Taluka of Nagpur district. This Sanctuary has also connection with Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve through forest along Wainganga river. The sanctuary is home to resident breeding tigers, herds of Gaur, wild dogs and also rare animals like flying squirrels, pangolins and honey badger.It is bounded roughly by the Wainganga river and the Gose Khurd Dam on the northeast, State Highway 9 and Bhiwapur Town on the south, Umred on the west and a narrow 10 km long range of 600 – 800 m hills to the northwest. It is located 40 km north of Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve and 50 km southwest of Nagzira Wildlife Sanctury & 60 km from Nagpur, Maharashtra. Pench Tiger Reserve is 80 km to the northwestFrom the last few years, the number of tourists are increasing because it is very close to the Umred and Nagpur city. Tigers are very commonly seen here by many villages around the sanctuary.WildlifeAccording to a recent report in the India Times report 11 tigers, six leopards are in the sanctuary, in addition to wild dogs, sloth bears, bisons, nilgais, deer and sambarsIn 2009, Umred-Karhandla was identified as having a good source population of tigers.Tourism and ConservationThe sanctuary provides connectivity between key tiger reserves like Tadoba, Pench, Bor and Nagzira. It thus also serves to reduce pressure of tourists and tourist-related activities from those protected areas because they are more Eco sensitive.
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Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • The safari is good, but then you have very rare chances of spotting animals in there. We could only spot one or two peacocks, wild boars, and some birds.  more »
  • A much hyped sanctuary before two years because of almost daily spotting of Chandani and her cubs and an internationally recognized Jay, The Tiger, has now become a forest without any wild life. Visit...  more »
  • Still not developed. The animals are still not used to the noise of the jeep. They are developing it.  more »
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  • Small but good wildlife. Not much wild animals are there. We saw the Tiger named "charger", he's very aggressive n attacks on gypsy. Might follow to some extent. This was happened with us. The tiger almost came near to our gypsy n tried to jump but suddenly he stopped n returned back n followed us to some distance. Anyhow our driver managed to escape us, thanks to driver. It was a thrilling experience at umred karhandla.
  • Good natural views but there only few monkeys and some birds are visible where you can even in normal area and also Gypsy price per head is also high as it costs about 350 per head saying so as a guide. So think before you visit ....
  • Jungle is pretty small and Sightseeing of animals is not easily accessible.
  • Nice place but Jai was missing....
  • Beautiful forest and not so crowded