Pakhui tiger reserve
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Pakhui tiger reserve

  • Location : Chandrapur, Maharashtra

  • Coverage area : 625.40 sq-kms

  • Main attraction : Bengal tigers, Sambar deer, sloth bear

  • Best time to visit : February to May

  • Nearby excursions : Tadoba lake, Erai Dam, Moharli

  • Nearby cities : Chandrapur

Arunachal pradesh welcomes you to the most pristine pakhui tiger reserve

Pakhui Wildlife Sanctuary and Pakhui Tiger Reserve fall in the East Kameng locale. Its Southern outskirt converges with the internal line, state fringe among Assam and Arunachal. It has a zone of 861.95 sq. km with land varieties of terrain and tough Siwalik Ranges. After a drive of around 3 hours from Itanagar through NH52, one comes to a point known as Chhaibari and then through the fields and tea gardens to cover a distance of 28 Km to reach Seijusa, the Divisional HQ of Pakhui Wildlife Sanctuary in Arunachal. The excellence of this place is that however there are settlements and foundations yet there is a country look due to the presence of ample greenery. The living species that are found in the wildlife park are marsh semi-evergreen, evergreen woods, and Eastern Himalayan broadleaf backwoods.


The landscape has a lot to offer

Pakhui Tiger Reserve (PTR) offers an unblemished scene and is home to a portion of the uncommon types of verdure. What makes PTR uncommon are the splendid endeavors of the Forest Department and nearby networks like that of Nyishi Tribe, which possesses the zone around the recreation center to ensure the untamed life here. The critical estimates that included punishments on natural life infringement changed the situation in the hold, making it a significantly safe place for the widely varied vegetation to prosper in harmony. Resultant, the reserve forest has turned into a haven for more than 2000 types of plants, 300 types of flying creatures, 40 types of warm-blooded animals, 30 types of creatures of land and water, and 36 types of reptiles. There are numerous types of greenery existing in PTR and two of them incorporate Hornbill and White Winged Wood Duck.


What temperature to expect ?

The tiger reserve lies in the subtropical zone and experiences cold winters. The area experiences a temperature starting from 36°C and can drop to 16°C.May and June experience the maximum temperature in the year. Rain hits the area two times a year, one during the months of May and September and another in the months of November and April.


When is the best time to visit ?

The best time to enjoy your stay at the Pakhui Wildlife Sanctuary is between the months of November and April. During this time of the year, the temperature remains cool and travelers find the weather much soothing for their outing.


Extend your stay by visiting other wildlife sanctuaries situated nearby

Dibang wildlife sanctuary

The biggest of all, Dibang Wildlife Sanctuary was built up in the year 1992 and is spread over a zone of around 4150 sq. km. The real motivation behind why it is an ideal goal for wildlife pictures lies in its differing natural life, as you get the opportunity to observe a few uncommon and imperiled types of plants and creatures, for example, Mishmi Takin, Red Goral, Musk Deer and Red Panda. As the area is wealthy in lavish greenery and is honored with cool air, it is additionally good for campers. It is situated in the Upper Dibang Valley area at a distance of around 10 km from the Indo-China outskirt. You can likewise go for trekking in the valleys secured with thick backwoods.

Mehao wildlife sanctuary

Established in 1980 and covering a region of around 282 sq. km, this wonderful sanctuary is likewise described by lovely streams, reverberating valleys, evergreen woods, and trekking trails. It is situated in the Lower Dibang Valley region and is home to creatures like Bengal Tiger, Cloud Panther, and Asiatic Wild Puppy. Henceforth, you should be cautious while picking your campground.

Kamlang wildlife sanctuary

Unarguably, an excellent place to enjoy the thrill of wildlife, Kamlang Wildlife Sanctuary ought not to be missed by any explorer or visitor. Shaped in the year 1974 and situated in the Lohit area, it is home to a few places of interest, extending from journey goals to chronicled destinations. Consequently, it is an ideal spot for picture takers.

Talley vlley wildlife sanctuary

Kinnerasani Wildlife Sanctuary is located around the famous Kinnerasani Dam in Khammam region of Telangana. Kinnerasani Wildlife Sanctuary is located on the bank to the right of the Godavari River and furthermore, it is a part of Dandakaranya Forest. It is named after the famous River Kinnerasani. These streams dissect the Kinnerasani Wildlife Sanctuary and meetthe Godavari.


A brief on the flora and fauna found in the wildlife sanctuary

Fauna

Notwithstanding, seating at wherever to locate the floating of incredible Hornbill involves delight and joy at this place. The Hornbill is one of the flying creatures that have exceptionally intriguing propensities. It lays eggs inside the gaps of tall trees. The female broods the eggs until they bring forth, while the male seals the passage to the home with mud and twigs. It keeps just a little gap to sustain its accomplice. Amid this time, the male fowl brings sustenance and feed its accomplice like clockwork. The female can possibly turn out when the male tears open the passageway of the gap – just when the chicks are prepared to fly. It is particularly important to safeguard such tall trees in the timberland for giving appropriate living space to the Hornbill. Elephants are regular on this part. It is the perfect home for elephants and the greater part of such populace is the inhabitants of this park. As the region has no settlement aside from on the bank of the Pakhui River, so there is practically no such occurrence of man–elephant clashes as it is normal in alternate parts of the nation. Tigers, the ruler of the timberland have theirown domain in the reserve forest. It is realized that tigers can't get by in seclusion and it’s the environment that is progressively critical to protecting the tigers.

Flora

There are many floras that can be found in the area for example, Hollerihnaantidicentrica, Urenalobata, Lea Indica, Eupotoriumodaratum, etc.


The best way to reach the tiger reserve

The national tiger reserve can be reached easily from the nearby town of Bhakulpong or from Seijosa. Both the places are very well connected by the nearby main city of Guwahati.


Distance from major cities

  • Delhi,2200 km

  • Guwahati,300 km

  • Mumbai,3100 km

  • Ahmedabad,3000 km

  • Kolkata,1300km

  • Hyderabad,2800 km

  • Chennai,2900 km

  • Bhubaneswar,1800 km

  • Indore, 2600 km

  • Srinagar,3100 km


How to reach the National park ?

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Airport, railway station, and roadways located nearby

Nearest airport

Tezpur and Guwahati are respectively 50 kilometers and 300 kilometers away from Seijosa and Bhakulpong. These are the two nearest airports from the tiger reserve.

Nearest rail station

Soibari, which is located 36 kilometers away from the reserve, is the nearest railway station. Other than that, BiswanathChariali and Rangapara also lie at close proximity.

Road transport facilities

Seijosa lies to the east of the reserve forest, Bhakulpong to the west, and PakhuiKessang to the north. All these places provide direct transport road facilities to the reserve forest.

Find yourself the right place to stay

If you want to taste the real serenity of staying in the forest, then there are a number of forest rest houses present in the Seijosa, Khari, and Langka provinces. These are all available on advance booking. But the arrangement of food is required to be done by the travelers themselves. If you don’t want to take the hassle then you always have the option of staying in well-built hotels in Bhakulpong.

A lot of exciting activities that will enthuse you

  • Walking through the forest village along with the Hornbill protectors

  • Educational tours for the enthusiasts

  • Jeep safaris through the different parts of the forest

  • Different village walks programs

  • Diverse local cultural programs

  • Watching the different birds of the reserve forestp>

  • Enjoying a walk to the Khari

Safaris available

For the different safari timings that are available in the forest, it is better to contact the forest department since the timing changes with different seasons. All the information related to this can be easily obtained from them. Make sure you have prior bookings before your visit during the peak seasons.

Important notifications to keep in mind

One of the most important things to keep in mind for every tourist is that if they are from India they require an Inner Line Permit and if they are from any other place they require a Restricted Area Permit. This can be obtained from the Deputy Resident Commissioner. Without these permissions, one will not be allowed to enter any provinces.

Put it on your bucket list

Pakhui Tiger Reserve has always been the favorite destination for many wildlife lovers. It has been showcasing a lot of diversity in its natural habitation, which is much of attraction. Make sure that you have enough information about the different facts before making your visit to the PakhuiTiger Reserve.


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