sahyadri Tiger Reserve

Sahyadri Tiger Reserve is a tiger reserve, created by the Indian government in the year 2008, located in the state of Maharashtra. It is part of the ecoregions of North Western Ghats moist deciduous forests and North Western Ghats montane rain forests, occupying a total area of 1,166 kilometre square. The reserve is dedicated to the conservation of the Bengal tiger, and a tiger was camera-trapped on the 23rd and 24th May of 2018. The ideal time to visit the place is during the months of November to February.

Dominant Flora

The vegetation of the tiger reserve consists of various kinds of shrubs, medicinal herbs and plants of different varieties.

Dominant Fauna

Mammals: According to the census done in the year of 2006, there are almost 8 tigers and 66 leopards in the reserve.

Birds: Indian Peafowl, Rain Quail, Jungle Bush Quail, Rock Bush Quail, Grey Junglefowl, Red Spurfowl, Greater Flamingo, Emerald Dove, Oriental Turtle Dove, Yellow-legged Green Pigeon and many more.

Reptiles: Monitor Lizard, Snake, Rock Lizard, Chameleon and many more.

Best time to visit

The ideal time to visit the place is during the months of November to February.

How to Reach

Nearest Train Station: The nearest railhead is Sangli railway station, located at a distance of 75 kilometres from the reserve.

Nearest Airport: The nearest airport is at pune.

Road Accessibility : Local taxis can be availed from Sangli or Kolhapur to reach the reserve.

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