Bori Wildlife Sanctuary

Bori Wildlife Sanctuary is a wildlife sanctuary in Hoshangabad District of Madhya Pradesh. It occupies an area of 646 kilometres square, located in the northern foothills of the Satpura Range and contains India's oldest forest preserve, the Bori Reserve Forest, established in 1865 along the Tawa River. The sanctuary is well known not just for its wide range of flora and fauna, but also some rather spectacular views.

Dominant Flora

The sanctuary is mostly covered in mixed deciduous and bamboo forests. Dominant trees include Teak, Dhaora, Tendu and others.

Dominant Fauna

Mammals: tiger, chital, sambar, nilgai, muntjac, the striped hyena, chinkara, leopard, sloth bear, small Indian civet, Indian palm civet, Indian crested porcupine, jungle cat, Bengal fox, jackal, chevrotain.

Birds: More than 230 species of birds can be spotted here.

Reptiles: 30 species of reptiles are found here.

Best time to visit

The ideal time to explore the sanctuary is from the months of October to June. The weather remains pleasant with temperatures hovering between a maximum of 25 degree Celsius to a minimum of 15 degree Celsius.

How to Reach

Nearest Train Station: The nearest railhead is Pipariya Railway Station.

Nearest Airport: The nearest airport is Raja Bhoj Airport in Bhopal, located about 200 km away from the sanctuary.

Road Accessibility : A number of buses ply regularly from the cities of Indore, Bhopal, Pipariya, Hoshangabad and others.

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