Tadoba national park is said to be the jewel of Vidarbha. It's is one of India's 50 Project tiger reserves. Todoba tiger reserve lies in Chandrapur district of Maharashtra state. Its more prominently know as oldest and largest national park of Maharashtra. Total area of the reserve including surrounding forest is 1728km 2 . This area now approximately shelters more than 100 tigers. Tadoba lake and Irai water reservoir is main water source and also offers good habitat for Muggar crocodiles. There are other wetlands like Kolsa lake and Andhari river. Teak wood is predominantly found in the forest. Tadoba National Park has endless treasure trove of large number of species of trees and plants and wildlife like panthers, tigers, hyenas, sloth bears, wild dogs, jackals, barking deer, bison, sambar, herd of deer to name a few.
The word ‘Tadoba’ is the name of the God “Tadoba” or “Taru”, praised by the tribal people who live in the dense forests of the Tadoba and Andhari region, whereas “Andhari” is derived from name of Andhari River that flows in this area.
According to mythology, Taru was a village head who was killed in encounter with a tiger. The shrine dedicated to God Taru, is located on the banks of the Tadoba Lake.
1. Tiger sightings are matter of luck. Weather conditions also affect tiger sightings.
2. Please note that train or flight tickets can be arranged on request. The fare is not included in the tour cost and will have to be paid separately.
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