Bor Wildlife Sanctuary Hingni, Wardha – Wildlife Tourism in India –– Know About amazing world of wildlife in Maharashtra, India

Bor Wildlife Sanctuary located in the Wardha Valley at the foot hills of Satpuda, is providing shelter to the wide range of wildlife. Starting from the Hingni, Bor Wildlife Sanctuary covers area in the Wardha as well as Nagpur district of the Maharashtra state. Actually the area of Bor Wildlife Sanctuary is known for the very rich bio diversity and to protect it area was declared as sanctuary.
Geographically Bor Wildlife Sanctuary is situated at central place of many of the wildlife reserves of the region such as Pench Tiger Reserve [ northeast], Nagzira Wildlife Sanctuary [east northeast], Umred Karhangla Wildlife Sanctuary [east southeast], Tadoba – Andhari Tiger Reserve [southeast], Melghat Tiger Reserve [ west northwest] and Satpura National Park and Tiger Reserve [northwest].
River Bor flowing through the sanctuary and dividing it in two parts provided the base for the name Bor Wildlife Sanctuary. In the year 2012 government has announced to add yet another area of 60sq. Km to expand the area of Bor Wildlife Sanctuary to 121.4 sq. KM. Most the area is from the forest divisions of Wardha & Nagpur district. You might be surprised to know that when you say you had explored wildlife here it means you had visited just 5.21 sq. Km area of Bor Wildlife Sanctuary which is open to public.
In the Bor Wildlife Sanctuary there is an eco tourism center at Balodyan providing forest accommodation along with a canteen with capacity of 24 persons is also there. Foreigner tourist may take note of this that during the rainy season that from 16th June to 30th September sanctuary remains close for the public entrance.
Surely if you are intended to be guest of nature and desire to take a break from your routine life, Bor Wildlife Sanctuary is the Ideal location just to relax and enjoy the rich bio diversity in most spectacular picture perfect scenic back ground.


Vital Tourist Information : Bor Wildlife Sanctuary Hingni, Wardha

Location :
Bor Wildlife Sanctuary located in the Wardha Valley at the foot hills of Satpuda in forest divisions of Wardha & Nagpur Districts of Maharashtra.


City : Wardha [just 35 KM]


State : Maharashtra [India]


Region : Western India


Weather & Climate :
Bor wildlife Sanctuary experiences wet and Tropical climate with three distinct seasons.


Temperature :
Summer : Min. 22°C Max. 40°C
Winter : Min. 12°C Max. 33°C


Tourist Season :
October to Mid June is the tourist season for the Bor Wildlife Sanctuary which remains closed from 16th June to 30th September.


Basic Travel Info :
Hingni [5KM] is the nearest Bus station, Wardha [35KM[ rail head for the train Journey to Bor Wildlife Sanctuary, where as Nagpur [80KM] is the nearest city with airport .


Accommodation :
Eco tourism center at Balodyan provides limited tourist accommodation for the visitors.


Spoken Languages :
Marathi - Hindi - English


Travel Tips :
Considering the limited accommodation at sanctuary this is advisable to stay at Nagpur and go for day Wildlife safari in Bor Wildlife Sanctuary.
Spending a night in atmosphere of sounds of wild animals is a thrilling experience try to plan your tour in advance to ensure accommodation at forest lodge or guest house.
Guided trip of forest department "Experience the night life of forest" is not to miss tourist attraction.


Dining / Food Facility :
At the Eco Tourism Center of Sanctuary there is a Canteen with capacity of 24 persons. Food offered with essence & Flavor of traditional recipes of Maharashtra & Madhya Pradesh.


Static & Biographical [Flora & Fauna] Info : Bor Wildlife Sanctuary Hingni Nagpur


Area : 121.4 sq. KM


Forest Type :
Bor Wildlife Sanctuary is place of natural Vegetation. Forest here is mainly Dry deciduous type with plantation of Teak, Ain, Tendua, Bamboo, etc.


Plants :
Besides the plantation of Bamboo, Teak etc. the herbs growing here includes Gokhru - Tarot - Tenella - Tarwar - Vanbhendi - Velatri - Wight (bracteata) - Waghori etc.


Animals :
Barking deer - Bengal tiger - Blue bull - Chital - Indian bison - Indian leopard - Monkey - Mouse deer - Peacock - Sambar deer - Sloth bear - Wild boar - Wild dog
In the year 2011-2012 the estimate Tiger population of Sanctuary was 12.
Bor Wildlife Sanctuary is also home of over 26 species of reptiles including 6 endangered species endangered, Indian cobra, Russel’s viper, Indian Rock python, Indian rat snake, Chequered Keelback and Monitor lizard.


Birds :
At Bor Wildlife Sanctuary 160 species of birds [including 10 migratory & 9 endangered bird species] belonging to 46 families are finding shelter.


Tourist Spots/Attraction :
Shiva temple at Khori-Khapa, Bruhaspati Temple at Chauki, Hanuman Temple at Khadki and Ganesh Temple at Kelzar are the some of the tourist attractions of Bor Wildlife Sanctuary which are not related with wildlife directly.


Interesting Information :
Out of the total area of Bor wildlife Sanctuary a huge 95.7% area is most protected and where public entrance is not allowed. Just 5.21 sq. Km [4.3% of the total sanctuary area] is the Eco Tourism Zone of the Sanctuary.


How To Reach Bor Wildlife Sanctuary Hingni, Wardha Maharashtra [India]


Train Journey / Nearest Railway Station :
Wardha [35 KM away] is the nearest railway station for the train journey to Bor Wildlife Sanctuary.


Road Travel / Bus Route :
On the road journey Bor Wildlife Sanctuary is accessible from the Hingni village which is just 5 KM from the Sanctuary. Bus service is available from Amravati, Akola, Wardha, Nagpur and other cities. Tourist can hire a taxi or tourist vehicle at Wardha / Nagpur for reaching sanctuary.


Air Travel / Nearest Airport :
Nagpur is the nearest airport for air journey to Bor Wildlife Sanctuary.