The ultimate guide to 50 Tiger Reserves in India

There are 50 Tiger Reserves in India and over 70,000 sq km of forest area dedicated to the Beautiful Royal Bengal Tigers in the form of Tiger Reserves. India hosts more than 70% of Tigers of the world and is one of the best places in the world to see Royal Bengal Tigers.

With so many Tiger Reserves and a decent population of Big Cats, India is also the favorite destination of all the wildlife and tiger lovers, Plus a hot-spot for wildlife photographers.

The first Tiger Reserve was declared way back in the year 1973 and since then NTCA has introduced many tiger reserves on a regular interval and today the number of tiger reserves in India is 50.

Big Cats India brings you an ultimate list of all the Tiger Reserves in India along with important information for the visitors to visit Tiger Reserves in India or to book Tiger Safari in India.

The most complete list of 50 Tiger Reserves of India

Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve

Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserves India
Photo credit @Pushkar Karn

Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve is located in Umaria district in Madhya Pradesh and it is one of the most famous Tiger Reserve of India. Bandhavgarh has one of the Highest Tiger Density in India as compared to many other Tiger Reserve.

Spread in more than 1500 sq km, and having a core area of 715 sq km. Bandhavgarh has approximately 80-85 Tiger Population as per the last tiger census in 2014.

Best time to visit Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve

February to June is considered to be the best time to visit Bandhavgarh for tiger sighting. However, November to January is also a favorable time as the weather remains pleasant during this time of the year.

Bandhavgarh remains closed during the monsoon season from 1st July to 15th October every year.

Bandhavgarh Tiger Safari timing and safari zones

Park remains open for the visitors from 15th October to 30th June every year. Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve has four safari zones from where tiger safari starts. Different safari Zones of Bandhavgarh are:

  1. Tala Zone
  2. Magadhi Zone
  3. Khitauli Zone
  4. Panptha Zone

Bandhavgarh Safari Timings

Safari
Zone
Period / SeasonMorning Afternoon
Tala15 Oct to 15 Feb
16 Feb to 31 Mar
1 April to 30 June
6:30 to 11:00 AM
6:00 to 11:00 AM
5:30 to 10:00 AM
2:30 PM to 5:30 PM
3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Magadhi 15 Oct to 15 Feb
16 Feb to 31 Mar
1 April to 30 June
6:30 to 11:00 AM
6:00 to 11:00 AM
5:30 to 10:00 AM
2:30 PM to 5:30 PM
3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Khitauli 15 Oct to 15 Feb
16 Feb to 31 Mar
1 April to 30 June
6:30 to 11:00 AM
6:00 to 11:00 AM
5:30 to 10:00 AM
2:30 PM to 5:30 PM
3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Panpatha 15 Oct to 15 Feb
16 Feb to 31 Mar
1 April to 30 June
6:30 to 11:00 AM
6:00 to 11:00 AM
5:30 to 10:00 AM
2:30 PM to 5:30 PM
3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Corbett Tiger Reserve

Corbett Tiger Reserve
Jim Corbett Tiger Reserve, img@Sujaysj

Corbett Tiger Reserve is located in Nainital district in Uttarakhand and the total area of the reserve is around 1288 sq.km. Corbett Tiger Reserve is the oldest and the prime tiger reserve of the county. It is also the biggest tiger reserve of Uttrakhand.

It was declared in 1973 and was the first Tiger Reserve considered under Project Tiger in India by NTCA.

Corbett Tiger Reserve has approximately 215 tiger which makes is one of the most visited wildlife destinations in India with a great chance to spot a tiger.

Corbett is a haven for wildlife photographers and filmmakers because of its Tiger population and other notable wild species.

Best time to visit Cornett Tiger Reserve

Jim Corbett Tiger Reserve remains open from mid-October to June. However, some gates of the park remain closed till November but most of the park is accessible from mid-October.

February to May has better chances to spot a tiger and to view the beautiful landscapes of Corbett Tiger Reserve.

Jim Corbett Safari Timings and Safari Zones

Jim Corbett Tiger Reserve has 4 safari zones from where the tiger safari begins.

  • Dhikala Zone – 32 Km from Ram Nagar
  • Birjani Zone – 2 Km from Ram Nagar
  • Dhela Zone – 15 Km from Ram Nagar
  • Jhirna Zone – 15 Km from Ram Nagar
  • Durgadevi Zone – 28 Km from Ram Nagar
  • Sonanadi Zone – 51 Km from Ram Nagar

Corbett Tiger reserve is said to have one of the finest Tiger Safari in India. Safari timing for Corbett Tiger Reserve is

Zone Season / MonthsMorning Evening
DhikalaWinter Safari
Summer Safari
07:00 – 10:00 AM
06:00 – 09:30 AM
02:00 – 05:30 PM
03:00 – 06:30 PM
BirjaniWinter Safari
Summer Safari
07:00 – 10:00 AM
06:30 – 09:30 AM
02:00 – 05:30 PM
03:00 – 06:30 PM
DhelaWinter Safari
Summer Safari
07:00 – 10:00 AM
06:30 – 09:30 AM
02:00 – 05:30 PM
03:00 – 06:30 PM
JhirnaWinter Safari
Summer Safari
07:00 – 10:00 AM
06:30 – 09:30 AM
02:00 – 05:30 PM
03:00 – 06:30 PM
DurgadeviWinter Safari
Summer Safari
07:00 – 10:00 AM
06:30 – 09:30 AM
02:00 – 05:30 PM
03:00 – 06:30 PM
SonanadiWinter Safari
Summer Safari
07:00 – 10:00 AM
06:30 – 09:30 AM
02:00 – 05:30 PM
03:00 – 06:30 PM

Ranthambore Tiger Reserve

Ranthambore Tiger Reserve
Ranthambore Tiger Reserve, Img@thestripedshutter

Ranthambore is one of the prime, most visited and Picturesque Tiger Reserve of India. Located in Sawai Madhopur region of Rajasthan, Ranthambore Tiger Reserve is spread in an area of 1411 sq.km.

Ranthambore was declared as Tiger Reserve in the year 1973 under Project Tiger.

According to the tiger census held in 2014, Ranthambore has around 62 Royal Bengal Tiger which makes it a must-visit Tiger Reserve of India. Machali was one of the Iconic and most famous Bengal Tiger of Ranthambore and one of the most pictured Tiger of all time as well.

There is also a famous fort inside the Tiger Reserve known as Ranthambore Fort.

Best time to visit Ranthambore Tiger Reserve

Ranthambhore Tiger Reserve can be visited throughout the year. However, if we talk about the best time to spot a tiger in Ranthambore Tiger Reserve then March to June has a better probability to spot a tiger near water bodies.

The best time to visit the reserve to spot other animals and the beauty of the reserve is between October to March, Weather is pleasant during this time of the year.

Reserve remains closed from 1st July to 30th September every year.

Safari Timing Ranthambore Tiger Reserve

Ranthambore Tiger Reserve provides two types of safari:

  1. Open Gypsy Safari
  2. Canter Safari

Safari timing during morning and afternoon in Ranthambore

  • Morning Safari during the winter season: 07:00 Hrs to 10:30 Hrs
  • Morning Safari during the summer season: 06:30 Hrs to 10:00 Hrs
  • Afternoon Safari during the winter season: 14:00 Hrs to 17:30 Hrs
  • Afternoon Safari during the summer season: 14:30 Hrs to 18:00 Hrs

Pench Tiger Reserve

Pench Tiger Reserve
Pench Tiger Reserve, Img@riturajrahi

Pench Tiger Reserve is the joint pride of Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh. Located in Seoni district of Madhya Pradesh. Pench is the most popular Tiger Reserve of Central India as it shares its area among two states. Pench is the smallest Tiger Reserve of Madhya Pradesh.

Pench got its name from the River Pench which flows in the Reserve. Pench Tiger Reserve covers a total of 1192 sq km area in Madhya Pradesh and a total of 741 sq km including the core and the buffer area in Maharashtra. Pench is the smallest Tiger Reserve in both Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra.

Pench is also world famous because of its appearance in the story “The Jungle Book” in 1984.

Best time to visit Pench Tiger Reserve

Winter season between November to February is considered to be the best time to visit Pench Tiger Reserve. Because the Reserve gets too hot and humid during the summers.

Like many other Tiger Reserve, Pench Tiger Reserve also remains closed during monsoon.

Safari Timing in Pench Tiger Reserve

Because Pench can be visited from two states, there are two timings for Pench Tiger Reserve.

Safari Timings for Pench, Madhya Pradesh

Season / MonthsMorning
Entry
Morning
Exit
Evening
Entry
Evening
Exit
October06:00 Hrs11:00 Hrs15:00 Hrs18:00 Hrs
November06:00 Hrs 11:00 Hrs 15:00 Hrs 18:00 Hrs
December06:00 Hrs 11:00 Hrs 15:00 Hrs 18:00 Hrs
January06:00 Hrs 11:00 Hrs 15:00 Hrs 18:00 Hrs
February06:00 Hrs 11:00 Hrs 15:00 Hrs 18:00 Hrs
March06:00 Hrs 11:00 Hrs 15:00 Hrs 18:00 Hrs
April 06:00 Hrs 11:00 Hrs 15:00 Hrs 18:00 Hrs
May06:00 Hrs 11:00 Hrs 15:00 Hrs 18:00 Hrs
June06:00 Hrs 11:00 Hrs 15:00 Hrs18:00 Hrs

Safari Timings for Pench, Maharashtra

Season / MonthsMorning
Entry
(Hrs)
Morning
Exit
(Hrs)
Evening
Entry
(Hrs)
Evening
Exit
(Hrs)
July – Nov06:00 – 08:0010:3014:30 – 13:0018:30
Dec – Feb06:30 – 08:3011:0014:30 – 16:0018:00
Mar – Apr06:00 – 08:0010:3014:30 – 16:3018:30
May – June05:30 – 07:3010:0014:30 – 17:0019:00

Bandipur Tiger Reserve

Bandipur Tiger Reserve is one of the oldest Tiger Reserve declared in 1974 by NTCA under Project Tiger. Bandipur is located in Karnataka and is one of the important parts of Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve in India.

Bandipur is also the biggest Tiger Reserve of Karnataka and one of the prime tiger safari destinations for wildlife lovers and photographers.

Nagarhole Tiger Reserve

Nagarhole Tiger Reserve is a very popular and most visited Tiger Reserve during monsoon. It is located in the Mysore district of Karnataka. The Reserve was declared in the year 1999 and is spread in an area of 1205 sq km.

It is also famous for spotting the rare Black Panther and one of the favorite wildlife destinations for photographers and wildlife lovers who want to see Black Panther.

Sariska Tiger Reserve

Located in the Alwar district in the Indian state of Rajasthan, Sariska Tiger Reserve is a home for Tigers. Sariska Tiger Reserve covers around 866 sq. km. of the area and comprises of arid forests, dry deciduous forests, rocky hills, and grasslands. 

Other than tigers, many other wildlife species live in the Sariska. These include Indian Leopard, Jungle Cat, Striped Hyena, Indian Jackal, Wild Boar, and more. Tourists can also visit other attractions near Sariska Tiger Reserve like Bhangarh, Kankwari fort, Temple of Neelkanth, Sariska Palace.

Best Time to visit Sariska Tiger Reserve

People can visit Sariska Tiger Reserve mainly from October to June, However, the best time to visit is from December to March as the weather during this time is pleasant.

During monsoon, Tiger safaris are closed from mid-June to September.

Orang Tiger Reserve

Orang National Park, situated on the North bank of the river Brahmaputra in the Darrang and Sonitpur districts of Assam, It is also famous as mini Kaziranga National Park and It was declared as a Tiger Reserve in April 1999. It covers a total area of 78.81 sq.km. The Orang has a variety of flora and fauna.

Orang Tiger Reserve becomes the reserve with the highest density of tigers in India. Endangered Bengal Tigers dwelling here are a joy to watch, as per the latest census, there is a rise in tiger population here. Orang is also famous for its Great Indian One-horned Rhinoceros.

Many reptiles including, turtle, tortoise, Indian rock python, King cobra are the resident of the reserve. Various species of fish and birds can also be found in the reserve. Orang National Park has a climate of subtropical monsoon, and the average annual rainfall is 3000 millimeters.

Best time to visit Orang Tiger Reserve

The best time to visit Orang Tiger Reserve is from October to April.

Manas Tiger Reserve

Manas Tiger Reserve, declared as a Natural World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1985, is positioned in Assam, India. A common border is shared between Manas Tiger Reserve and Royal Manas National Park in Bhutan. The Park inherited its name from the Manas River, which was named after the Goddess of Snake Manasa.

The Park area falls between Chirang and Baksa Districts in Assam, and it covers an area of 950 sq.km. The estimated population of the tigers at Manas is numbered to be more than 30.

Bengal Tigers, Barasingha, Indian Leopards, Sambar deer, are some of the main residents of the Manas Tiger Reserve. Some endangered animals like Assam Roofed Turtle and Pygmy hog are also found in Reserve. The climate here ranges from around 15 Degree Celsius to 37 Degree Celsius, and the average annual rainfall noted is around 333 millimeters.

Best time to visit Manas Tiger Reserve

Manas Tiger Reserve is open from October to May, and remain closed during monsoon season. The best time to visit the reserve is from January to April.

Tadoba Tiger Reserve

Located in the Chandrapur district of Maharashtra, Tadoba is the largest and oldest National Park of Maharashtra.

Tadoba inherits its name from the God Tadoba or Taru, worshipped by the tribes residing in the Tadoba and Andhari region. Similarly, Andhari has referred its name from the Andhari river flowing through the Forest.

Tadoba becomes very hot during summers and the temperature can even touch 47 Degree Celsius. The Reserve experiences heavy rainfall during monsoon season

Best time to visit Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve

Winter season is the best time to visit Tadoba if you want to see the beauty of the forest. However, if you want to see a Tiger then Summer is the best time to visit the reserve.

Anamalai Tiger Reserve

Anamalai Tiger Reserve earlier was known as Anamalai Wildlife Sanctuary. This Reserve is located in the Anaimalai Hills of Pollachi and Valparai Taluks of Coimbatore district and Udumalaipettai Taluk in Tiruppur district of Tamil Nadu.

Presently, the Reserve occupies a total area of 1479.87 sq. km. The Park is named after former Prime Minister of India Indira Gandhi visited this park.

The mean annual rainfall here is between 500 millimeters and 4500 millimeters. Mostly, the endangered animals here are Bengal Tiger, Indian Elephant, and Indian Leopard.

Best time to visit Anamalai

Although Anamalai can be visited throughout the year, the favorable time and season to visit here are from December to June.

Sunderban Tiger Reserve

Sunderban Tiger Reserve is located in West Bengal, India. It is a National Park, Tiger Reserve, and biosphere reserve. Sunderbans is one of the most popular Tiger Reserves in India.

UNESCO declared Sundarban as a World Heritage Site in 1987, and also designated as a Ramsar Site from 2019. Sundarban actually got its name from Sundari trees, a special kind of mangrove trees.

As per the latest Tiger Census, approximately 88 tigers reside in Sundarban Forest. The Royal Bengal Tigers living here have a special tendency of swimming in the saline waters, and also known for their man-eating tendencies.

Along with Bengal Tigers, Fishing cats, leopard cats, macaques, the fox can also be seen in this Forest. Various species of birds, reptiles, and invertebrates, like the salt-water crocodile, also dwell here.

Best time to visit Sunderbans

September to March are the best months to visit Sundarban Forest, as the winter season is the most pleasant period here. It is suggested to avoid visiting Sunderbans during summers because the summers are very hot here.

Melghat Tiger Reserve

Melghat Tiger Reserve, located in the Northern part of Amravati district, Maharashtra, It was among the first nine Tiger Reserves under the Project Tiger. Melghat actually means Meeting of the Ghats. This reserve occupies around 1677 sq. km. of area. The type of Forest here is tropical dry deciduous.

Many different kinds of flora and fauna are found here. Various animals and birds dwell here, including Bengal Tigers, Sambar Deer, Indian Gaur, Sloth Bear, Leopard.

Best time to visit Melghat

All seasons are suitable for tourists to explore Melghat Tiger Reserve, but the Summer season is best if you are looking to spot a Tiger in Melaghat.

Kanha Tiger Reserve

Kanha Tiger Reserve is one of the prime tiger reserves in Madhya Pradesh. Kanha TR was declared as in 1973 and it covers an area of about 940 sq. km, the reserve stretches in Mandla and Balaghat districts of MP.

The Bengal Tigers, Indian Leopards, the Sloth Bear, Swamp Deer (Barasingha), Indian wild dog, are the major attraction at Kanha. It is the first Tiger reserve which officially introduces a mascot, “Bhoorsingh the Barasingha”.

Best time to visit Kanha Tiger Reserve

Mid October to June end is the best time to visit Kanha Tiger Reserve. During monsoon season, the park is closed, as the roads are not navigable and are filled with mud.

Sanjay Dubri Tiger Reserve

Sanjay-Dubri Tiger Reserve is located in the Siddhi district of Madhya Pradesh. The geographical area of the Sanjay-Dubri Tiger reserve is 1674 sq.km.

The reserve has rich flora and fauna. Bengal Tiger, Indian Leopard, spotted deer, sambar deer, porcupines are the major animals found here. There are around 309 species of birds residing here.

Best time to visit Sanjay-Dubri Tiger reserve

This place can be visited from the month of October to the end of June.

Periyar Tiger Reserve

Periyar National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary is known as PNP. It is situated near Thekkady, in Idukki, Kottayam and Pathanamthitta districts of Kerala. The park consists of many rare flora and fauna and covers a protected area of 925 sq.km and 305 sq.km. of a core area.

The park mainly comprises and is an important Forest area for Bengal Tigers and Asian Elephants. In 2017, there were 35 Bengal Tigers in Periyar Tiger Reserve. Other animals dwelling here are sambar, wild pig, jungle cat, Travancore flying squirrel and many more. Around 266 species of birds reside here in the Park, including birds migrated here.

The climate here varies accordingly. The temperature ranges between 15 Degree Celsius and 31 Degree Celsius, in the months of December and January, and in the months of April and May respectively. Annual rainfall is 2000-3000 mm.

Best time to visit Periyar(PNP)

Although Periyar can be visited in any season, September to April is the best time when people can visit Periyar National park. The special thing about this Park is, it is open in monsoon season too. So tourists can make a wildlife tour in monsoon as well in Periyar Tiger Reserve.

Bhadra Tiger Reserve

Bhadra Tiger Reserve is a part of Project Tiger and is situated at Lakkavalli in Karnataka, India. Hebbe Giri, located 1875 m above Mean Sea Level(MSL), is the highest peak in the Bhadra sanctuary. Initially, the Bhadra Wildlife sanctuary was known as Jagara valley Wildlife Sanctuary. An interesting fact about Bhadra is that it is the first Tiger Reserve in India which completed a successful village relocation program.

The habitat of teak and rosewood can be found abundantly in the sanctuary. Considering fauna, elephants, gaur, small Indian civet, porcupine, tigers, leopard cat, etc. are found.

The estimated total of tigers residing in Bhadra is 33. Some reptiles sighted here are common vine snake, king cobra, olive keelback, etc.

Best time to visit Bhadra Tiger Reserve

Tourists can visit Bhadra Tiger reserve from the months of October to March. It is open in the morning from 6:30 – 8:30 a.m. and in the evening from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Panna Tiger Reserve

Located in the Panna and Chhatarpur districts of Madhya Pradesh, India, Panna National Park is the fifth Tiger reserve in Madhya Pradesh, while twenty-second in India. This is spread over an area of 542.67 sq.km.

Tigers, leopards, chital, chinkara, sambar, nilgai are the major animals found in Panna. There are more than 200 species of birds reside here. There were over 40 tigers in Panna earlier, however, until June 2009, there were no tigers left, mainly due to poaching. But at present, four tigers and 10 cubs are living in the Panna Tiger reserve and are regularly observed by the Forest Department.

Best time to visit Panna

The very best time to visit Panna National Park is from November to May. But considering the hot tropical climate, it is advisable not to visit during May. Also, a lot of birds can be sighted from November to January.

Kaziranga Tiger Reserve

Indiravati Tiger Reserve

Namdapha Tiger Reserve

Kali Tiger Reserve

Kali Tiger Reserve is situated in Uttara Kannada district, in Karnataka, India. It is a protected area and tiger reserve which is spread over an area of 1300 square kilometers.

The park is a habitat of Bengal tigers, black panthers, and Indian elephants, amongst other distinctive fauna. And also home to several hydroelectric dams and a nuclear power station.

Best time to visit

The best months to visit are October to May because after monsoon season Waterfalls are at full force, the weather is pleasant, Wildlife is very active. The park is open from 6:00 am to 6:00 pm. You can also do river rafting and trekking.

Satpura Tiger Reserve

Satpura Tiger Reserve A.K.A Satpura National park is situated in Hoshangabad district of Madhya Pradesh, India. Covering an area of 2,200sq.km, STR is humongous in its surface. It was established in 1981 by the government of Madhya Pradesh.

In 2019, the arrival of a new Tiger rises the population of Tiger in STR to 49. The same year, a Tigress gave birth to 4 cubs which are yet to be added to these numbers as they have not completed one year.

Satpura is said to be the best jungle to see sloth bears. Leopards, Wild Dogs, Giant Squirrels, Sambar deer are other animal attractions. Birds inhabiting this region include Hornbills Peacocks and more.

What makes STR all the more special is that STR allows visitors for Walking safari, Boat safari along with Jeep safari. This Helps to explore variety in STR Landscape which includes Mountains, Greenlands, Woodlands and exquisite river water area, which makes this reserve more wonderful.

 Best time to visit

It is open to visitors from mid-October to the end of June. The best time is between November to march. Early morning will be very cold and should carry coats along. The midday provides a pleasant temperature.

BRT Tiger Reserve

Biligiri Rangaswamy Temple Tiger reserve is located at Punajur state forest, Karnataka, India and shares its border with Tamilnadu.

Covering an area of 322sq.km BRT is undoubtedly Heart-melting in its sight of nature.

It was declared as the protected reserve under the wildlife protection act 1972.

As per the Census conducted in 2018, there are 65 tigers in this reserve. Huge numbers of migratory birds are also spotted.

Best time to visit

BRT tiger reserve can be visited at any time of the year. The perfect time to spot animals is between October and May. During this time, animals will come out of their hiding.

Bor Tiger Reserve

In July 2014, “Bor’’ was declared as Bor Tiger Reserve. It is located near Hingani in Wardha District in the Indian state of Maharashtra. The reserve covers an area of 138km which includes the drainage basin of the Bor Dam. It is home to a variety of wild animals like Bengal Tiger, Indian Leopard, Sambar, Chital, Monkey, Indian bison, Fox, Hyena, Sloth Bear, blue bull, chital, peacock, barking deer, mouse deer, monkeys, wild boar, and wild dog.

There are more than 160 species of birds belonging to 46 families of 16 different orders recorded in the sanctuary. This includes over 10 species of migratory birds and over 9 species of endangered birds.

The reserve is home to over 26 species of reptiles belonging to 11 families, of which 6 species are endangered, namely, Indian cobra, Russel’s viper, Indian rock python, Indian rat snake, Chequered keelback and monitor lizard

Best time to visit:

The month of April and May is the best time to visit Bor Tiger Reserve. The sanctuary is closed on Mondays.

Similipal Tiger Reserve

Similipal Tiger Reserve is situated in Mayurbhanj district in Odisha, India. Similipal covers an area of 191.06 sq.km and is a part of Similipal National Park. It displays a magnificent Ecosystem. As of 2018 Smilipal have 26 tigers.

It was established in the year 1980 and is in control of the Ministry of Environment and forest, the government of India. I

Best time to visit

The best time to visit is in the winter season, which is between October and February. The rich variety of flora and fauna can be witnessed in this Season.

Madumalai Tiger Reserve

The Mudumalai Tiger National park and wildlife sanctuary also declared as a tiger reserve is a heart whelming sight of an extraordinary ecosystem.

It is situated in Nilgiri District, northwest of Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India. It shares its boundaries with Karnataka and Kerala.

It is spread over an area of 321 sq.km and is a must-see sight for wildlife exploring people.

Tamilnadu State government declared Mudumalai as a tiger reserve in 2007 under the Wildlife Protection Act 1972. As per the census, there are over 60 tigers residing in this reserve.

Best time to visit

December to June is the best time to visit this reserve. As it offers a moderate climate, the temperature will be pleasant for safari and easy to spot animals also.

Dudhwa Tiger Reserve

The Dudhwa Tiger Reserve is a part of Dudhwa National Park, Krishnapur wildlife Sanctuary and Katarniaghat wildlife sanctuary.

It is located in Lakhimpur Kheri and Bahraich districts in Uttar Pradesh, India. It covers an area of 1284 square kilometer

Established in 1987, the Dudhwa Tiger reserve has approximately 80 tigers as per the 2014 Tiger census. Surrounded by blissful nature this reserve is a splendid treat for safari lovers.

Best time to visit

The park is open for visitors from mid-November to mid-June. The best time to visit is between November to April.

Sathyamangalam Tiger Reserve

Sathyamangalam Tiger Reserve is a protected area along the Western Ghats.

It is located in Erode district, Tamilnadu, India. It covers an area of 1411.6 square kilometer

Sathyamangalam reserve is a feast for visitors emerging to explore the wild. It was established on the 3rd of November 2008.

As of 2019, there are 85 tigers in the Sathyamangalam Tiger Reserve. Elephants, Gaurs, Leopards, Sloth bears, etc are others who reside in this reserve.

Best time to visit

The best time to visit this reserve is between October- January.

Pilibhit Tiger Reserve

The Pilibhit Tiger reserve is located in the Pilibhit district, Shahjahanpur, India. It covers an area of 730.24 square kilometers.

Pilibhit Tiger reserve was established in June of 2014 by the UP Forest department.

There are more than 36 tigers in this reserve. Apart from this, there are 13 species of mammals including Leopards, Sloth bears, Fox, and Deer’s

Best time to visit

The best time to visit Pilibhit is between September and June.

Buxa Tiger Reserve

Buxa Tiger reserve is located in West Bengal, India. It covers an area of 760 square kilometer.

Buxa Tiger reserve is simply an astonishing sight for nature explorers.

It was established in 1983. With the presence of rich and varied Flora and Fauna, Buxa is one of the most significant Tiger reserves in India.

As of 2018, 12 Tigers are present in this reserve. Mammals like elephants, Gaurs, Clouded Leopards, Indian Leopards and over 284 species of birds inhabit the reserve.

Best time to visit

The best time is between October and March. The temperature is low and makes it easier for visitors to travel.

Nawegaon Nagzira Tiger Reserve

Nagzira Wildlife Sanctuary is located in Gondia district of Maharashtra. It covers an area of 152.81square kilometer.

It was established in the year 1970.This Sanctuary is adorned with luxuriant vegetarian and marvelous ecosystems.

There are around 15 Tigers present in this reserve. Other species inhabiting this region are Leopards, Palm civet, Wolf, Jackal, Sloth bear, etc and also more than 15 species of migratory birds along with 42 species of local migrant birds.

Best time to visit

 Best time to visit this reserve is between October-May.

Kamlang Tiger Reserve

Kamlang Tiger reserve is located in Lohit district, Arunachal Pradesh, India. With its magnificent display of exquisite nature, no wild lovers can ignore an opportunity to visit this reserve.

It was established in 1974.It covers an area of 783 square kilometer.

There are Leopards, Cats, Wild boar, Civet, Deer’s etc living in this ecosystem along with Tigers.

Best time to visit

The best time to visit this reserve is between October-march. This is the time to witness the Kamlang Tiger reserve at its peak of beauty.

Achanakmar Tiger Reserve

Achanakmar Tiger Reserve is located in Mungali, Chhattisgarh, India. It covers an area of 557.55km.sq.

It was established in 1975. This reserve overwhelms the visitor’s senses with its rich landscape and variety of Flora and Fauna.

Best time to visit this reserve is between November and June.

Kawal Tiger Reserve

Kawal Tiger reserve is located in Jannaram, Telangana, India. It covers an area of 893km.sq.

It was established in 1965.

Kawal Tiger reserve is the finest and the greatest reserve in the Telangana state. Different species  of Mammals, Birds etc inhabit this reserve.

The best time to visit this Tiger reserve is between June and September.

Rajaji Tiger Reserve

Rajaji Tiger reserve is located in uttarakhand, India. It covers an area of 820km.sq.

It was established in 1983.

Rajaji Tiger resrve offers a great journey through the exquisite nature.

The park is open from mid of November to mid-June. The best time to visit this reserve is between April to June, because it is easy to spot animals during this period. However the temperature will be a little warm.

Dampa Tiger Reserve

Dampa Tiger reserve is located in Mizoram, India. It covers an area of 500km.sq. 

It was established in 1985.

Different species of Fauna and rare species of Flora are the most attractive Feature of Dampa Tiger reserve.

The best time to visit Dampa is between November-March.

Sahyadri Tiger Reserve

Sahyadri Tiger reserve is located in Maharashtra, India. It covers an area of 1,166km.sq. it is large in its size, making it a great residence for so many animals and birds.

It was established in 2008. This reserve is estimated to have 5-8 Tigers in its vicinity.

Nature is splendid and offers you peace and solitude inside this reserve.

The best time to visit this reserve is between October and March.

Palamau Tiger Reserve

The palamau Tiger reserve is located in Jharkhand, India. It covers an area of 1,129.93km.sq.

It was established in November, 1973.

Unique Flora and Fauna can be seen in this very Tiger reserve. It is one of the nine original Tiger reserves in India.

The best time to visit this reserve is between February and April, Because the climatic conditions are pleasant at that time.

Valmiki Tiger reserve

The Valmiki Tiger reserve is located in West Champaran, Bihar, India. It is at the India-Nepal border. 

It covers an area of 335Skm.Sq.

The most elegant ecological features are able to gift the visitors a visual treat of the magical Nature.

There are 40 Tigers in this reserve, as on 2018.

The best time to visit this reserve is between November and March 

Nameri Tiger Reserve

Nameri Tiger reserve is located in Sonitpur, Assam, India. It covers an area of 200km.Sq.

It was established in 1978. Nameri Tiger reserve is unique in its own right.

The Nameri Tiger reserve is covered with lush greenery, Unique Flora. Several species of animals and birds resides in this reserve.

The best time to visit the Nameri is between November and March.

Parambikulam Tiger Reserve

Parambikulam Tiger Reserve is located in Palakkad, Kerala, India. It is one of the greatest site to enjoy the Mother Nature and ecology of the gods own country.

It covers an area of 643.66Km.Sq It was established in 1973.

Variety species of Mammals, Birds, Fish etc lives in this reserve’s wonderful and gracious economy.

The best time to visit this reserve is between October and March.

Satkosia Tiger Reserve

Satkosia Tiger reserve is located in Anguli, Odisha, India. It covers an area of 988.30Km.Sq.

Satkosia National Park was first established in 1976 and in 2007 it has become a tiger reserve.

The sight of the forest covered with thick and rare Flora will excite us and with the presence of Unique Fauna in this region, the trill just doubles.

The best time to visit this reserve is between October and February.

Mukundra hill Tiger Reserve

Amrabad Tiger Reserve

Nagarjunsagar Srisailem Tiger Reserve

Pakke Tiger Reserve

Udanti-Sitanadi Tiger Reserve

Kalakad-Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve

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