Nagpur –The Tiger Capital
Of the remaining tiger population in the world, around 70% of the tigers are in India. Nagpur-referred to as the city of oranges is evolving as the’ Tiger Capital of the World’. A city that has an international airport, excellent road connectivity, strategic railway lines running criss-cross across the Nation, the Zero Milestone of India, various categories of hotels, fleet of cars for transportation and tiger reserves and national parks in close proximity. Travel in comfort by air, rail or road, stay in style at hotels or resorts when you come to see the Bengal Tiger in its natural habitat.
Nagpur, the second capital of the state of Maharashstra (Mumbai is the first capital of the state) is a central location to visit the Tigers reserves or National parks in Central India. The closet tiger reserve is merely 50 kms from Nagpur, while the farthest is about 500km from Nagpur in Madhya Pradesh.
• Go east to visit
o Koka – 65 kms
o Nagzira and Navegaon Tiger Reserve – 95 kms
• To the west of Nagpur lies
o Bor Wildlife Sanctuary – 70 kms
o Melghat Tiger Reserve – 260 kms
• To the North of Nagpur visit
o Chorbaoli -45 kms
o Pench Tiger Reserve (Mah) -70 kms
o Pench Tiger Reserve (M.P) – 102 kms
o Mansingdeo –50
o Kanha National Park – 250 kms
o Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve -480 kms
o Satpura National Parks – 300 kms
• Go south and you can visit
o Umrer-Karhandla Sanctuary – 50 kms
o Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve – 100 kms
o Tipeshwar Wildlife Sanctuary – 150 kms
o Chaprala Wildlife Sanctuary – 200 kms
o Painganga Wildlife Sanctuary – 170 kms
Nagpur itself has a rich, culture and history being ruled by the Gond dynasty and then the Bhosales. Any visit to Nagpur will be incomplete without a visit to the museum, The Sitabuldi Fort, The beautiful temples, the Monuments of the British era (that house various offices )that boast of the Gothic architecture and lots more.
The Tiger Calls…come sight The Royal Bengal Tiger in its Natural Habitat !!!!