Saturday, February 1, 2014

Tadoba

Type: Forest/Tiger Safari
Base Village: Kolara
Where: 120 Kms from Nagpur
Route Taken: Nagpur-Umreed (Right Turn)- Bhisi-Chimoor-Kolara
Time visited: Jan 2014
No of Safaris Taken: 4

Cost per Safari: Aprox 1500-1700 inclusive of govt appointed Guide



The 2 days-2 Night package with 4 Safaris had been arranged by a Mumbai group called Nisarg Bhraman. It was excellent and very comfortable outing.

There 6 Gates as per Info available on Internet:
Moharli Gate- This is the oldest entrance to the park for excursions and the most popular. The distance from Nagpur to the Gate is 180 km. The numbers of vehicles allowed for tiger safari are twenty seven each morning and evening hence fifty four rides are available for the tourists.
Kuswanda- The distance from Nagpur to the Gate is 140 km. The numbers of vehicles allowed for tiger safari are four each morning and evening hence eight rides are available for the tourists.
Kolara Gate- The distance from Nagpur to the Gate is 120 km. The numbers of vehicles allowed for tiger safari are nine each morning and evening hence eighteen rides are available for the tourists.
NaveGaon Gate- The distance from Nagpur to the Gate is 140 km. The numbers of vehicles allowed for tiger safari are six each morning and evening hence twelve rides are available for the tourists.
Pangdi Gate- The distance from Nagpur to the Gate is 250 km. The numbers of vehicles allowed for tiger safari are two each morning and evening hence four rides are available for the tourists.
Zari Gate- The distance from Nagpur to the Gate is 190 km. The numbers of vehicles allowed for tiger safari are six each morning and evening hence twelve rides are available for the tourists.

Places to Stay near Kolara gate























Had stayed at Chava Resort. It was very decent resort and the food was great.













Internal Roads open for Safari
















Kolara Gate



























Kolara Gate Entrance



Reserved Area before the actual core area














Unfortunately we did not see the tiger. But then there was so much to see...

Found a board which was very apt...

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