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Maharashtra , India

Maharashtra, a state spanning west-central India, is best known for its fast-paced capital, Mumbai (formerly Bombay). This sprawling metropolis is the seat of the Bollywood film industry. It also has sites like the British Raj-era Gateway of India monument and cave temples at Elephanta Island. To the south is the rustic, beach-lined Konkan Coast. In the city of Pune, Aga Khan Palace is a memorial to Mahatma Gandhi.

Capital:

Mumbai

Location:

west-central India

BEST TIME TO VISIT MAHARASHTRA:

October to March is the best time to visit Maharashtra. Offering a great climate to its visitors, this time is ideal for vacationers to witness the scenic beauty of this destination.

WHY VISIT MAHARASHTRA?

Maharashtra is famous for its caves, and rock-cut architecture as in Ajanta Ellora Caves that is also one of the UNESCO as World Heritage Site. Some of the temples in Maharashtra are over 1000 years old.Maharashtra state is home to many rare species of flora and fauna in 17 wildlife sanctuaries and national parks.

TEMPERATURE

  • 22°C to 39°C

    Summer
    (March and extending till May)

  • 22°C to 39°C

    Monsoon
    (June to July)

  • 12°C to 34°C

    Winter
    (November to February)

List of Popular Wildlife for Maharashtra

Tadoba National Park

Tadoba National Park

It is one of the best tiger reserves of India as tiger population has increased rapidly. There are about 43 tigers (2010 National Census on Tigers) in the reserve. Tadoba National Park is located in the Chandrapur district of the state of Maharashtra. It is a part of Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve.

MAHARASHTRA WILDLIFE INFORMATION

"Quick Facts about Wildlife Tourism in Maharashtra"

No of National Parks6
No of Tiger Reserve6
No of Wildlife Sanctuaries17
Forest Area47482 sq. km
  • The oldest and biggest national park of Maharashtra, The Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve is one of India's “Project Tiger” reserves
  • There are 312 Tigers in Maharashtra as per 2018 Tiger Census. Which is the largest Tiger Reserve in Maharashtra? Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve is the largest Tiger Reserve of Maharashtra.

Tiger Reserve and sanctuaries in maharashtra

NamePlace
Tadoba National ParkChandrapur,Maharashtra
Sahyadri Tiger ReserveKathi,Maharashtra
Pench Tiger ReserveSeoni District,Maharashtra
melghat tiger reserveCamp, Amravati, Maharashtra
Nagzira wildlife sanctuaryBhandara, Maharashtra
Sanjay Gandhi National ParkWestern Express Hwy, Borivali East, Mumbai