Tipeshwar wildlife sanctuary – The sanctuary is situated at Pandarkawada Tehsil, in the district of Yavatmal, Maharashtra. The sanctuary covers an area of around 148.63sq.kms and abounds in vegetation cover. There are various villages located around the sanctuary and thus people depend on the forest for firewood, timber etc. The place is quite hilly and undulated and thus has different types of vegetation cover that varies with the altitude. Fauna. The place shelters a wide array of animals that include Hyena, Chital, Black buck, Sambar, Jackal, Wild boar, Peacock, Monkey, Blue bull, Wild cat, Bear and many more. Accommodation Rest House at Pandharkawada. Accessibility Rail- The closest railway station is located at Adilabad (35kms). Air- The closest airport is located at Sonegaon, Nagpur (172kms). Road- The sanctuary is easily accessible via road through Pandharkawada. Best Season- April-May.
The Tipeshwar Wildlife Sanctuary is a “Green Oasis” in the southernmost 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. This sanctuary embodies one of the best of our remaining forests, in the remote part of Yeotmal district.
The Tipeshwar wildlife 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.
A jungle safari at Tipeshwar is always a wonderful option to spend your holidays.