Bhamragarh Wildlife Sanctury


The Bhamragarh Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the most beautiful wildlife sanctuaries in India. Covering an area of approximately 104 square kilometers, the Bhamragarh wildlife sanctuary is a majestic place to visit for the nature lovers. It is located in the Chandrapur district of Maharastra.Best known for its world class flora and fauna, the Bhamragarh Wildlife Sanctuary is the most prolific place for wildlife tourists. The Bhamragarh wildlife sanctuary is one of the crowns in the rich heritage of wildlife in India. It is literally the heaven of all national parks. It is one of the greatest places where the flora and fauna reach their best of form. Its rich collection of vegetation and wild life is a real asset for any wildlife sanctuary Populated with a variety of animals and vegetation, the Bhamragarh wildlife sanctuary proves itself to be the real tourist spot for the nature lovers. The Bhamragarh wildlife sanctuary has got a great variety of flora and fauna.

Flora The tropical dry deciduous forest constitutes the essence of Bhamragarh Wildlife Sanctuary.The major flora found in Bhamragarh wildlife sanctuary includes Salaia, Sal, Bel, Bambo, Palas, Hiwar, Bija, Khair, Tendu, Dhawda, Zizphus Helicteres, Terminenalia species, Bel, Babul, Teak, etc. The commonly found shrubs include varieties of Vitex ,Nigundo, Isora, Casia Auriculata, Solanium Giganteum, Lantna etc.

Fauna The major attraction is the tiger. The most commonly found species include Leopard, Samber, Sloth Bear, Four-horned ,antelope, Barking deer, Wild Dog, Wild Boar,Chinkara, Blue Bull, Hyaena, Wildbore, Bear, Jungle Fowl, Crocodile, etc. Bhamragarh Wildlife Sanctuary would give you the chance of watching a variety of wild animals from close quarters. Watching some endangered species would be a thrilling experience, one of its kind for sure. Viewing leopards, peacocks, wild boars and flying squirrel among the wilds would mesmerize you to no ends. This sanctuary also offers an amazing mix of vegetation but principally it is damp and deciduous by nature. The major part of the sanctuary is covered by wood land or by grass lands. The two rivers i.e. river Parlkota and river Pamalgautam carve their way through the sanctuary. There are various cliffs, caves, tallus and nala beds that offer a place of shelter for various animals.


Location info:

Address: The sanctuary is situated in the district of Chandrapur in Maharashtra.
District: Chandrapur
Nearest City: Wardha (138 kms)
Best time to visit: The best time to visit the place is between February and May. The climate during this period remains predictable and comfortable. The rainy season is between June to September.


The climate in Bhamragarh Wildlife Sanctuary is wet. It receives quite a bit of rainfall during the monsoons season (June to september).Summers 22°- 40°C. Winters 12°-33°C.

Interesting things to do:

The most popular activity is the guided trips inside the sanctuary to watch the animals, conducted by the local forest department. Regular morning and evening safari rides take tourists into the forest. You must be accompanied by an authorized guide, who will also help you to spot animals.

Interesting things to Visit:

Another place of interest around the sanctuary is the Hemalkasa Lok Biradari Project run by Dr Prakash Amte, a social worker and reformist, which aims at social development of the weaker sections of society. The city is encircled by four historical fort gates that lies in the angle formed by the junction of the Erai and Jharpat rivers.

Mobile range info:

All major Network coverage present in Chandrapur circle.

How to reach?

Nearest Railway Station: The nearest railway station is the Ballarpur Railway Junction. It is located some 197 kilometers from Bhamragarh Wildlife sanctuary.

Address & Phone Number: Mantri Sadan Gandhibhag, Nagpur, Maharashtra. 0712 - 2760924

Road Transport: The Bhamragarh Wildlife sanctuary is well connected to major cities of Maharastra such as Aheri (102 kilometers), Ballarpur (197 kilometers), and Chandrapur (212 kilometers).

Bus Depot Address & Phone Number:None

Bhamragarh Wildlife Sanctury Contacts & Suggestions Dy.Conservator of Forests (Wildlife) Allapalli, at Mul Road,
Ranger College Campus, Chandrapur-442401
07172-55980(O), 53807(R)

Road Transport: The nearest roadways to Anerdam Wildlife sanctuary are from the town ship of Shirpur. It is around 15 kilometers away. The nearest city is Dhule, whivh is 70 kms from the sanctuary.

Bus Depot Address & Phone Number: None

Anerdam Wildlife Sanctury Contacts & Suggestions:
Dy.Conservator of Forests(Wildlife) 10,Paripurti Building, Talak Nagar, Sawarkar Chowk, Aurangabad 431005
0240-331027(O), 480965(R)

Nearest Visiting places:

Mul Situated near Mul hills on the banks of the river called Huma, Mul is the largest village in Chandrapur Tehsil. The river Huma flows in a shallow bed to the east of the village site.

Tadoba National Park Perched at an altitude of 200m, 100-kms south of Nagpur and 45-kms north of the district headquarter of Chandrapur, Tadoba National Park is a 120 square kilometers park. Referred to as The Jewel of Vidarbha Tadoba National Park is a paradise for wildlife enthusiasts. The park is a Project Tiger Reserve since 1993 and is the oldest national park in the entire Maharastra.

Ballarpur Stuated on the Chandrapur-Chennai railway route Ballarpur is a rapidly developing municipal town. A royal city in ancient times the signs of its splendor glory are still found strewn in its surroundings. Today it is known for its collieries having nearly 2000 million tones of coal deposits and large quantities of fine teak and other varieties of timber that are brought from the surrounding forest and sold at Ballarpur. Junona Tank, Ramala Tank and Satbahini Tapovan at Naghbir (Chandrapur) are special spot of attracton for tourists. Other places of attraction are Ghodazari Project, Adyal Tekari at Bramhpuri, Ramdegi at Chimur and Tadoba Andhari Tiger Project.

Nearest Petrol Pump:

Adharsh Petrol Pump Mul Road and Billimori Petrol Pump, Jatpura Gate, Chandrapur


There is no camping facility available inside the sanctuary. However Deputy Conservator of Forest (Wl), Allapalli may make the arrangements on adequate prior intimation in nearby forest rest houses.
Outside the sanctuary, there are plenty of choices available as per the budget of tourists. Some of them are mentioned below.
Mayur Hotel, Near Adharsh Petrol Pump, Mul Road, Chandrapur
Maharashtra - 442401
Vijayalaxmi Hotel, Behind Billimori Petrol Pump, Jatpura Gate, Chandrapur
Maharashtra - 442401
Hotel Ganpati International
Nagpur Road,
chandrapur, Maharashtra 442401
Phone: (7172) - 261691 , 261692 , 261693

Things to carry:

Carrying a tour guide book will work wonder. It will help you gaining heaps of information about the region, which will definitely add delight to your touring experience.
Equip yourself with all necessary amenities like trekking kit, cameras and binoculars.
Always put a personal first-aid-box in your bag.

Tips & Suggestions:

Wear loose fitting and simple clothes that blend with the sanctuary surroundings.

Help Line/Phone Number:

Police Station:100
Nearest Hospital:Purushottamdas Bagla Homoeopathic Medical College and Hospital, Bagla Nagar, Bagla Chowk,Babupeth Chandrapur-442403. Phone number - 101
Society/Community Phone Number:07172-55980(O), 53807(R)