CITY ESCAPES – NAGZIRA
With its picturesque landscapes, Nagzira is home to rich avifauna and a healthy population of Leopards and Wild Dogs. If lucky one can even sight the Tiger.
Activity Level Easy
Accomodation Type Cozy
Once ruled by the Gond kings, Nagzira is located in the Gondiadistrict of Maharashtra. It is said that there were once elephants (‘Nag’ means elephants in Sanskrit) in this forest, which is how the name Nagzira came to be. Nagzira wildlife sanctuary is a ‘Green Oasis’ surrounded by luxuriant vegetation, picturesque landscapes and rich biodiversity. A birdwatcher’s paradise, Nagzira is a marvelous treasure house for reptiles and amphibians and various mammals like the Small Indian Civet, Sloth bear, Ratel, Wolf, Four horned Antelope and the apex predator ‘Tiger’. You will have a great chance to see Leopards as well as Wild Dogs which inhabit these forests in good numbers. Unlike other forests you get to stay inside the forest in the forest department rest house which is always buzzing with some or the other wildlife activity, so you get an added advantage! Visit and lose yourself into the mystique surroundings of Nagzira!
- Stay at Forest Rest House for 2 Nights.
- Internal Transfers via AC Vehicle.
- All Meals as per Itinerary.
- 4 Open Gypsy Safaris in National Park.
- Gypsy, Guide & Forest Entry Charges.
- GW Mentor.
- Food During Train & Road Travel.
- Bottled Water in Train and Resort.
- Camera Fees.
- Extra Safaris.
- Laundry & Telephone Charges.
- Alcoholic Beverages & Soft Drinks.
- Tips & Gratuities.
- All Applicable Taxes.
- Things Which are Not Mentioned in Inclusions.
Campers should reach Nagpur early in the morning. You will be then transported to the Forest Department rest house at Nagzira by 12:30 hrs, upon arrival check-in, freshen up and have a delightful lunch. Post lunch get ready and depart for your first evening safari. Traverse across the mystic forest tracks as you search for incredible wildlife. Post an enthralling safari get back to the rest house and spend your time at leisure. After a busy, rewarding day gather for a group discussion session, before you reach out for a sumptuous dinner arranged for you. Overnight at the resort.
Wake-up call at 04:30 hrs, today you will have your morning and evening safaris. Explore the enchanting trails of this forest. Morning safari is of about 5 hour’s duration. Return to the campsite by 11:00 hrs, leisure time, followed by lunch at 13:00 hrs. Leave for the evening safari by gypsy at 14:30 hrs and return by 18:00 hrs. Free-time till 19:00 hrs. This is the time to discuss about the fulfilled day and today’s sightings. After a delectable dinner, the day ends. Have a sound sleep.
Enjoy another morning safari in the forest, which marks the end of your jungle safaris. After returning with vivid jungle memories, enjoy a sumptuous meal. Post lunch, pack your bags and leave for Nagpur. On reaching Nagpur leave for your respective journeys back home.
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- What to expect when in Nagzira?
The Nagzira Wildlife Sanctuary is home to healthy wildlife. The Sanctuary has a rich population of Leopards and Wild Dogs, other sightings may include Tigers, Sloth Bears, Indian Gaurs, Sambar, Spotted Deer etc. Nagzira Wildlife Sanctuary also has a rich avifauna with as many as 166 bird species sighted here.
- Is there a flight option to this location?
Yes, flights can be opted thus saving one day at the start of the tour and the end; however certain flight timings do not coincide with the train timings; and thus the flight itinerary might make you compromise on the typical itinerary.
Contact our travel consultants to figure out the best possible options.
- What is the usual sharing in vehicles & accommodation?
The accommodations are always on double sharing basis unless otherwise opted for. Single sharing basis attracts an additional nominal fee, while triple sharing allows you to be eligible for a small discount.
Safari vehicles as well as internal transit vehicles (such as SUVs) are usually shared between 6 people, unless indicated otherwise. Specific Photography Mentoring Tours have 4-in-a-vehicle. Exclusive jeeps can be reserved by a group after paying a surcharge.(group size less than 6)
- Is it safe?
Open jeep safaris & even nature trails conducted by us follow the highest safety standards, and we take all necessary precautions involved. We respect the wild animals and their comfort, and keep adequate distance while photographing them. However its worthy of noting, that being cautious goes a long way in preventing any mishaps.
- How is the climate in Nagzira?
Summer temperatures rise upto 45 degrees Celsius and hence is very hot whereas in winters it gets cold and minimum temperature will drop to around 5 degrees Celsius. Traveling during both the seasons has its perks!
- Who all can be a part of this tour?
The jungle can be visited by anybody who is fond of wildlife or is a first timer. It is apt for anybody who wishes to experience this journey. Children of any age group, accompanied by adults can be a part of the safaris. For a detailed inquiry you can always ask our experts for advice.
- Benefits of travelling with Go Wild?
We pride in being experts in wildlife for over a decade and hence traveling with us is stress free, fun oriented, interactive and knowledge based. You will surely return home as a better wildlifer!
- What do I pack for my travel?
Apart from the season wise apparels, we recommend you to only wear comfortable clothes with colors that will go with the nature. Bright colors like red, orange, white, yellow etc are a strict no no. We will provide a detailed list of things to be carried before the tour.
- Can I get Veg/ Jain food?
Apart from the stays in Forest Rest Houses; food menu is usually tailor made according to the group. Veg food is available at all locations, and Jain food can be arranged for if informed at the time of booking.