Tadoba National Park is one of the largest and the oldest national parks amidst India which is located in the Chandrapur district of Maharashtra. It has occupied the vast area of 1727 sq kms and is one of the largest natural habitats for the Indian Tigers. This national park is the home of about 100 Tigers which live in its green forests. Here spotting of tiger is very simple while doing Tadoba Jungle Safari. Only people with hard luck are unable to spot Tiger here during their safari ride. For easy spotting of Tigers, today Tadoba is counted as one of the most popular tourist attractions of Maharashtra especially for nature lovers and wild life lovers. The best season to visit this Tadoba Tiger Reserve is Winters. During this season the possibility of sighting Tiger and the other animals of the Reserve is high amidst the beautiful region and the plants. The beautiful picturesque of the surroundings and the wild animals offer a life time memory.
Tadoba National Park is located in the central part of India so the vegetation of this region is mostly dry and deciduous and it is perfect for Jeep Safaris. Generally, safari ride in Tadoba National Park starts at 6:00 am to 10 am in all the three zones of the Tadoba National Park. These zones are Moharli, Tadoba and Kolsa. The evening Safari ride starts from 3 pm. The time of the safari ride changes slightly with the time of sunrise. Though this is one of the finest tiger habitats of India but it is also a great place for bird lovers and the mammal’s lovers. Here you will find a complex network of birds and mammals. It’s a home to a great number of wild lives from bison, wolves, hyena, jackal deer and numbers of other wild animals. You will get the opportunity to spot a large number of wild animals as the jeep rumbles on. Jungle Safari ride is the star attraction of the Tadoba National Park. Safari rides are organized in the open hooded gypsy. Tourists have to book their safari ride for morning as well as afternoon shift. Both the safari ride is having its own charm and attractions. So, tourists must experience both the safari rides. Depending upon the sunrise time the morning safari ride starts at 6-6:30 am and the afternoon safari ride starts at 2-3:30pm. Morning safari ride offers you to experience the jungle filled with animal calls and the afternoon safari ride offers you the opportunity to experience the jungle filled with the shroud of darkness.
Though safari rides are famous for spotting Tigers but there are numbers of other wild animals which easily attract your attention. Apart from numbers of wild animals, the marshes near Tadoba Lake are breeding grounds for Marsh Crocodiles and this will also offer you some unique experience. Tadoba National Park is a paradise for bird lovers. It’s a home to about 195 species of birds. The natural chirping sounds of birds will offer you a soothing experience and you will love to listen the chirping sounds of birds.
Park Timing - The timing of Park in the morning starts from 6 AM with the morning safari ride and it ends at 6PM with the end of the evening safari ride.
Note - The Tadoba Tiger Reserve remains closed from July 1 to October 15. In monsoon season this national park remans closed for the tourists.
Nearest Railway Station - The nearest railway station is Chandrapur which is just 45 kms away from the Tadoba National Park. Onward Journey-Frequent buses are available in between Chandrapur and Tadoba National Park.
So, a tourist from any corner of India visit this national park easily. The nearest airport is Jabalpur, Nagpur and Raipur.
If you are a nature lover and want to enjoy the beauty of the nature at it full bloom then plan to visit Tadoba in post monsoon. After monsoon, the beauty of the jungle adds many times by beautiful flowers and lush green grasslands. You will enjoy the nature and its beauty apart from the wild life of the Tadoba National Park.
If you are planning to visit Tadoba National Park in the end of December then make your booking 120 days earlier to avoid any type of disappointment. But if you want to enjoy the tigers in solitude and the forest of Tadoba National Park then avoid going in late December.