Welcome to Tipeshwar Wildlife Sanctuary

The sanctuary derives its name from the ‘Goddess Tipai’ located near the Tipeshwar village in the sanctuary area. It is situated in Patanbori and Parwa Ranges of the Pandarkawad Forest Division of Yeotmal District. The sanctuary is spread over 148.63 sq.km. and was declared as a sanctuary in 24/01/1997 and 30/04/1997.
It is situated in far southern corner of Maharashtra state, adjoining the Adilabad district of Andhra Pradesh. It constitutes a compact patch of dense forest cover, having immense value and potential for nature interpretation and bio-diversity conservation, in this region. The Tipeshwar Wildlife Sanctuary is a “Green Oasis” in the southern most part of the Maharashtra State and has a great significance from the point of view of wildlife and bio-diversity conservation. This sanctuary is locked in the arms of the nature and is adorned with picturesque landscape, luxuriant vegetation and serves as living outdoor museum to explore and appreciate the nature.
As per tiger census of 2016 there are 4 adults and nearly 15 sub adults or cubs in this area.


MAP

Administrative Map of Tipeshwar WLS


ADMINISTRATION


     MR. M.S.REDDY (IFS)
CHIEF CONSERVATOR OF FOREST & FIELD DIRECTOR
     PENCH TIGER RESERVE


     MR. B.P. RATHOD
DIVISIONAL FOREST OFFICER
TIPESHWAR & PAINGANGA WLS


     MR. BHORADE
ASSISTANT CONSERVATOR OF FOREST
TIPESHWAR & PAINGANGA WLS


NOTIFICATION DATES & AREA STATEMENT

PROTECTED AREA AREA NOTIFICATION
Umred Range 66.92 sq.km 2012
Kuhi Range 64.27 sq.km 2012
Paoni Range 53.51 sq.km 2012
Total Umred Karhandla 184.70 sq.km 2012

TOURIST INFORMATION

Tourism Gates:
There are 2 tourist entry gates of Tipeshwar Wildlife Sanctuary– Maharashtra.

Sunna Gate
Mathani Gate


SUNNA GATE

Sunna Gate is the main tourist gate of Tipeshwar WLS, located at 162 kms on Nagpur – Pandharkawda road (NH7).
How to reach:Sunna gate can be reached from Nagpur via Hinghanghat – Wadki – Pandharkawda - Sunna


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Safari : Safari can be done in Morning and Evening. Details as follows
Morning: 5 Vehicles
Evening: 6 Vehicles
Gate Closed on : Monday
Park timings as per season can be viewed at www.mahaecotourism.gov.in
For accommodation and safari booking visit our website: www.mahaecotourism.gov.in


MATHANI GATE

Mathani Gate is the other entry gate of Tipeshwar Sanctuary and is located on Hinghanghat – Pandharkawda road 202 kms on NH7.
How to reach:Mathani gate can be reached from Nagpur via Hinganghat – Wadki – Pandharkawda - Parwa on NH7.


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Safari : Safari can be done in Morning and Evening. Details as follows
Morning: 6 Vehicles
Evening: 6 Vehicles
Gate Closed on : Monday
Park timings as per season can be viewed at www.mahaecotourism.gov.in
For accommodation and safari booking visit our website: www.mahaecotourism.gov.in


SAFARI TIMINGS

Period Morning Evening
Entry Exit Entry Exit
1st Oct – 30th Nov 6:00 am – 8:00 am 10:00 am 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm 6:30 pm
1st Dec – 29th Feb 6:30 am – 8:30 am 11:00 am 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm 6:00 pm
1st Mar – 30th Apr 5:30 am - 7:30 am 10:00 am 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm 6:30 pm
1st May – 30th Jun 5:00 am – 7:00 am 9:30 am 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm 7:00 pm