New Nagzira wildlife Sanctuary
Sight Address : New Nagzira Wild Life Sanctuary is 140 km from Nagpur via Bhandara, Lakhani and Sakoli, Ekodi, Bampewada. Edit
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. The sanctuary has a number of fish, 34 species of mammals, 166 species of birds, 36 species of reptiles and four species of amphibians. The invertebrate fauna includes, besides a number of insects and ant species, several species of butterflies. Nearly 30,000 tourists visits this sanctuary annually.
Flora: Ain, Dhavda, Bija, Garari, Tinsa, Tendu and Surya, Teak and Bamboo.
Fauna: The animals commonly spotted are Tigers, Panthers, Leopards, Bisons, Sloth Bears, Sambar, Four-Headed Antelope, Blue Bull, Chital, Barking Deers, Mouse Deers, Civet Cats, Jackals, Jungle Cats, Spotted Hyena, and Hare. Among the birds that are prominent and commonly seen are Peafowl, the Grey Jungle Fowl and the Red Spur Fowl.
Area : 151 sq. km.
Gate : Chokhamara and Umazari.
Apart From wildlife, various bird species at Nagzira lake.
Safari timings during Summer : 6.30 am to 10.30 & 3 pm to 6 pm.
Best Season to Visit
March to June.
Best Time To Visit
Time Required for Sightseeing
Area Cover by Sanctuary : 151 sq. km
Tourism Route : 60 km
Requied Time : 4 – 5 Hours..
Ticket Required : Yes Edit
Individual National Adult Rs. : Rs. 30/-
Kids Rs. : N.A.
Individual Foreigner Adult Rs. : Rs. 30/-
Kids Rs. : N.A.
Still Photo Camera Rs. : N.A.
Video Camera Rs. : N.A.
Vehicle/ Gypsies Rs. : Light vehicle – Rs. 100/- ; Heavy vehicle – Rs. 150/-
(Gypsies available. Private Vehicles allowed. Vehicles allowed per day – 36)
Vehicles allowed Per Gates : Chokhamara (New Nagzira 8 Vehicles), Umazari (10 vehicles).
Guide Required : Yes Edit
Approximate cost: Rs. 250/-
Dress Code (If Any) : No Edit
Dress Require: N.A.
How to ReachEdit
Taxi : Private Taxies are available here. New Nagzira Wild Life Sanctuary is 140 km from Nagpur via Bhandara, Lakhani and Sakoli, Ekodi, Bampewada.
Bus : Nagzira wildlife Sanctuary is situated only 22 km. away from Sakoli on the National Highway No. 6 (Bombay – Calcutta) which passes through Sakoli. The sanctuary is situated at the distance of about 60 km from District H. Q. Gondia and 60 km. away from District H.O Bhandara. Nearest bus-stand is at Sakoli & Tirora .
Train : Nearest railway stations are ; a) Gondia 25 km b) Bhandara Road 50 km c) Soundad 20 km d) Tirora 20 km
Air : The nearest airport is Nagpur (~120 km) and Gondia (for private planes).
Others : N.A.
Things to CarryEdit
- Carry some food, Plenty of water and Camera.
Safety / WarningEdit
- Do not disturb the animals during day time as most of the nocturnal animals sleep during day time.
- Police – 100
- Fire – 101
- Ambulance – 102