Palamau Tiger Reserve is located in the Indian state of Jharkhand. It is one of the nine original tiger reserves in the state, which forms part of the Betla National Park and Palamau Wildlife Sanctuary. It has a total area of 1129.93 kilometres square. The ideal time to visit the place is during the months of October and November. There are some exciting options of traveling within the reserve that include Safaris and Elephant rides. For high visibility, tourists can take safaris and for short distances, elephant rides are preferred which are quite popular not just amongst children but adults too.
The vegetation of the tiger reserve consists of dry deciduous forest and few parts comprising of moist mixed deciduous forests. Along with various kinds of medicinal plants, some of the common plants spotted here are Shorea Robusta, Adina Cordifolia, Madhuca Indica, Butea Monosperma, Holarrhena Antidysentrica, Acacia Catechu, Anogeissus Latifolia, Pterocarpus Marsupium, Mallotus Philippinensis, etc.
Mammals: leopard, spotted deer, sambar, barking deer, wolf, wild dog, mouse deer, pangolin, four-horned antelope, ratel.
Birds: 174 species of birds have been notified here.
Reptiles: Snakes, Monitor Lizard and many more.
The ideal time to visit the place is during the months of October and November.
Nearest Train Station: The nearest railway station is located at Barwadih.
Nearest Airport: The nearest airport is located at Ranchi.
Road Accessibility : Buses running from Barwadih and Ranchi can be taken to reach the reserve.