Jai Tiger Resort's first guest have enjoyed our hospitality and cuisine on 7th May 2016.
The Umred Karhandla wildlife sanctuary is spread over an area of about 180 sq km. It is just about 50km away from Nagpur and 60 km from Bhandara spread over Pauni Tahsil of Bhandara district and Umred, Kuhi and Bhivapur Taluka of Nagpur district. This Sanctuary has also connection with Tadoba Andhari Tiger Resort through forest along Wainganga river. The sanctuary is home to resident breeding tigers, herds of Gaur, wild dogs and rare animals like flying squirrels, pangolins and honey badger.
It is bounded roughly by the Wainganga river and the GosiKhurd Dam on the northeast, State Highway 9 and Bhiwapur Town on the south, Umred on the west and a narrow 10 km long range of 600-800 m hills to the northwest side of the sanctuary. It is located 40 km north of Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Resort and 50 km southwest of Nagzira Wildlife Sanctury & 60 km from Nagpur, Maharashtra. Pench Tiger Resort is 80 km to the northwest.
It inhabits a large variety of flora and fauna and attracts a good number of tourists every year. The Umred Karhandla wildlife sanctuary inhabits a wide array of animal species from tigers to wild dogs. One can also spot the rare animals such as pangolins, honey badger and pangolins. The large area of the sanctuary is fed by the Wainganga River and the Gosikhurd dam. The region under the sanctuary is divided into two divisions namely Bhandara division and Nagpur division. These divisions are further divided by the Maru River that joins the Vainganga River later. The Umred Karhandla sanctuary is in close proximity of Nagpur and Umred city. It has been attracting a large numbers of tourists, which has been increasing since past few years. Sights of majestic cats are quite common in the region around the Tiger Resort. The sanctuary serves as great link between the areas of Nagzira, Tadoba, Bor and Pench. This connection proves helpful tourists visiting the place. A motor able road of good quality which is about 100km long has been constructed in the sanctuary. It allows the tourists to commute in the area. 30 local people from the nearby village have been trained by the forest department of the state. They have been employed as guides to show the visitors around the forest. Karhandla village is the main entrance to the sanctuary. The local people in the region are very helpful. After Pench, Umred Karhandla is one of the most visited sanctuaries of our Maharshtra. Every year a large number of wildlife observers visit the sanctuary and get the most out of their safari trip. Observing the wildlife in the sanctuary is the most exciting adventure of a large population of wildlife enthusiasts.
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