Taboda is a wildlife sanctuary and national park located in the Chandrapur district of Maharashtra. The park is popular for its wildlife reserve and tiger safaris. The wildlife sanctuary was established to protect endangered species of tigers from being hunted or poached. It is one of the oldest and largest national parks in India. It consists of a versatile range of flora and fauna.
Taboda National Park
Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve is located in Chandrapur district, Maharashtra state, India. It is Maharashtra's oldest and largest National Park. It was created in 1995, the area of the reserve is 625.40 square kilometres.
Tadoba lake acts as a buffer between the park's forest and the extensive farmland which extends up to the Irai water reservoir. This lake is a perennial water source that offers a good habitat for Muggar crocodiles to thrive. Other wetland areas within the reserve include Kolsa lake and Andhari river.
Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve
Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve is located in Chandrapur district, Maharashtra state, India. It is Maharashtra's oldest and largest National Park. The reserve was created in 1995, and the area of the Reserve is 625.40 square kilometers. This includes Tadoba National Park, created in 1955 with an area of 116.55 sq. km. and Andhari Wildlife Sanctuary created in 1986 with an area of 508.85 sq. km.
Eco-Tourism Complex at Moharli and Kolara is situated on the periphery of Todaba-Andhari Tiger Reserve. It is a mega-biodiversity site with a large surrounding forest area and thus has a long-term conservation value.
Erai Dam is an earth fill and gravity dam on the Irai river near Chandrapur and Tadoba Andhari Tiger Project in the state of Maharashtra in India. A borderline flood situation was seen in the catchment and the low-lying areas of this dam and the nearby Chargaon dam in September 2012.
Mahakali Mandir in Chandrapur is an icon for Chandrapur. It is symbolic to Chandrapur City and it has a prominent place in the heart of the people of Chandrapur. There are small Ganesha temple and Hanuman temple inside the Mahakali Mandir premises.
Urajanagar Lake is 13 kilometers away from Tadoba National Park. It is a quiet place suitable for picnics and hangouts. People drive there from Tadoba and spend a relaxing couple of hours here.
Best Time To Visit Taboda
The best time to visit Taboda is during the summer season. Spotting tigers with cubs is very common during this season. This is the mating period for the birds and thus, you can spot many rare birds during this season. The summer season starts in March and ends in May. April and May are the hottest months in the park. Dehydration chances are higher. The skies will be clear. This is the best time to spot animals with their cubs near the lake. It is also a good time for bird spotting. The park is closed for the monsoon season. The rainy season starts in July and ends in September. The park receives heavy rainfall and the terrain becomes slippery causing a hindrance for any vehicle to enter the park. Spotting animals become rare during this season. The winter starts in October and ends in February. The winter has a pleasant climate and rich flora. Spotting small and large mammals are easier during this season. The migration birds can be spotted during this season.