About Us

Tipeshwar wildlife sanctuary is situated in Yavatmal area that is an isolated wildlife sanctuary in Maharashtra. This sanctuary is placed in Kelapur and Ghatanji tahasil of Yavatmal district that encloses an area of 148.63 sq.km. This sanctuary is widespread forits exotic hilly-undulating territory and wildlife miscellany. The Tipeshwar wildlife sanctuary found its name from the ‘Goddess Tipai’ that is sited near the Tipeshwar village in the sanctuary area.

It is also popularly known as Green Oasis located in Southern Maharashtra. The temperature of the area is very pleasant throughout the year. The tipeshwar wildlife sanctuary area is completely a basalt area that is constructed by the blast of lava a century back. This area is highly treasured for the diversity of wealthy Fauna such as Tiger, Leopard, Dhole, Hyena, Sambar, Jackal, Sloth bear, etc And flora such as herbs, grasses, bamboo forests.

Accommodation

As of now the accommodation facilities are not yet developed by the forest department. But there are private hotels & resorts available in the Pandharakwada, Patanbori, Yavatmal & Adilabad district

Interesting Things to do

The most popular activity is the guided trip inside the sanctuary to watch the animals, conducted by the local forest department. Regular morning and evening safari rides take tourists into the forest.

Sr. No. Name of the entry gate Vehicles allowed
Morning Evening
1 Sunna 9 8
2 Mathani 6 6
3 Kodori 4 4

Nearest Places to Visit

  • Waghdhara Waterfall near waghdhara village
  • Sunset point at Vanzari village
  • Sunset point at Goundwakdi dam
  • Sai kheda dam for Flamingo

Features

Nearest Petrol Pump

The nearest petrol/diesel pumps are situated at Parwa, Patanbori & Pandharakwada town

Flora

The Tipeshwar Wildlife Sanctuary is very rich in floral diversity such as herbs, grasses, bamboo forests.

Fauna

The Tipeshwar Wildlife Sanctuary is the home of many species including the endemic and endangered species of this area including the Tigers, Panthers, Small Indian Civet Cat and Blackbuck.

Mobile Range

In park mobile photography is not allowed as of now during safari and almost all mobile networks are ok.

Tips and Suggestions

Wear loose fitting and simple clothes that blend with the sanctuary surroundings.

How to reach

The road (NH-44) goes to Tipeshwar Wildlife Sanctuary is through Pandharakwada. The district headquarters, Yavatmal which is also destined as Yavatmal, is at around 75 km's from the wildlife sanctuary at Tipeshwar.

Tipeshwar Sanctuary is around 35 km from Adilabad Railway station, the adjoining railway station in the proximate Telangana state. Amravati railway station and Badnera railway station are at about 165 kilometers distance from the wildlife sanctuary. Nagpur airport is around 172 km's distance from Tipeshwar wildlife forest. Mumbai is around 850 km's distance from Tipeshwar Wildlife Sanctuary.

The nearest Railway stations in the area are located as follows: Yavatmal-97 km from Patanbori, Adilabad-22 km from Patanbori. The nearest Airport is at Nagpur, which is about 170 km away.

The nearest petrol/diesel pumps are situated at Parwa, Patanbori & Pandharakwada town