Wildlife Tour Of Chhattisgarh
Package Duration : 2 Nights / 3 Days
Pacakge Validity : N.A.
Destination Covered : Barnawapara - Sitanadi - Udanti
Package Cost : On Request
Located in the northern part of Mahasamund district of Chhattisgarh. The sanctuary is relatively a small one covering an area of only 245 sq kms. The topography of the region comprises flat and hilly terrain with altitudes ranging between 260-400 mts. The major wildlife of the Barnawapara Sanctuary include Leopard, Sloth Bear, Flying Squirrels, jackals, four-horned Antelopes, Chinkara, Black Buck, Jungle Cat, Barking Deer, Porcupine, Monkey, Bison, Striped Hyena, Wild Dogs, Chital, Sambar, Nilgai, Gaur, Muntjac, wild Boar, cobra, Pythons to name few.
The sanctuary also has a sizable bird population with prominent being the Bulbul, Parrots, white-rumped Vultures, Green Avadavat, Lesser Kestrels, Peafowl, Wood Peckers, Racket-tailed Drongos, Egrets, and Herons.
The flora of Barnawapara wildlife sanctuary chiefly comprises of tropical dry deciduous forest with Teak, sal , Bamboo being the prominent trees.
Located in Dhamtari district of Chhattisgarh is one of the most famous and important wildlife sanctuaries in central India. The sanctuary is covering an area of 556 sq kms, comprising of highly undulating and hilly terrain with altitudes ranging between 325-735 mts. The major wildlife of the Sitanadi Sanctuary include Leopard, Sloth Bear, Flying Squirrels, jackals, four-horned Antelopes, Chinkara, Black Buck, Jungle Cat, Barking Deer, Porcupine, Monkey, Bison, Striped Hyena, Wild Dogs, Chital, Sambar, Nilgai, Gaur, Muntjac, wild Boar, cobra, Pythons among many others. The sanctuary also has a sizable bird population with prominent being the Parrots, Bulbul, peafowl, pheasant, crimson Breasted Barbet, Teetar, Tree Pie, Racket-tailed Drongos, Egrets, and Herons to name few.The flora in Sitanadi Wildlife Sanctuary chiefly comprises moist peninsular Sal, Teak and Bamboo forests. Other major plants in the sanctuary include Semal, Mahua, Harra, Ber and Tendu.
Udanti Wildlife sanctuary is a small but an important wildlife sanctuary in the region covers an area of approximately 232 sq km. the topography of the sanctuary comprises broken mass of land traversed by innumerable hill ranges intercepted by stripes of plains. The beautiful sanctuary derives its name from the Udanti river flowing from the west to east covering major part of the sanctuary. it also famous for its population of the endangered Wild Buffalos. The wildlife found in Udanti Sanctuary include Wild Buffalos , Panthers, Tigers, Chital, Four-horned Antelopes, Chinkara, Black Buck, Sambar, Nilgail, Jungle cat, Barking Deer, Sloth Bear, Gaur, Wild Dog, Porcupine, Monkey, Jackals, Bison, striped Hyena, Fox, Cobras, Pythons etc. The sanctuary also has a sizable bird population with prominent being the Parrots, Bulbul, peafowl, Racket-tailed Drongos, Egrets, Heron, Magpie Robin, Lesser Whistling Teal, Pintail, Rollers and Herons to name few.The flora in Udanti wildlife sanctuary chiefly comprises to Tropical Dry Peninsular Sal forests and Southern Tropical Dry Deciduous Mixed Forests. Sal , salai, Bamboo, Mahua, Aonwla, Harra among other.
The state animal of Chhattisgarh is Wild Buffalo and state bird is Hill Myna. Each sanctuary has clean accommodation for tourist but should be booked in advance.
Day 1: Raipur- Barnawapara-(2hr drive)
Upon arrival Raipur meets our representative and transfer to Barnawapara wild life sanctuary. Check in a nice resort in the buffer zone.
Day 2: Barnawapara Wild life Sanctuary
- Very early morning rumbling around the sanctuary by open jeep to meet the wild animal and birds on nature. After noon also one jeep safari.
Day 3: Barnawapara wild life Sanctuary - Raipur
Morning breakfast at the river site to meet different birds on nature. Then drive towards Raipur airport for onwards journey.