Koka Wildlife Sanctuary
Koka, Maharashtra 441905, India
About Koka Wildlife Sanctuary
Koka was approved as a wildlife sanctuary only a year ago in 2013.. The park is situated barely 20 km from the district of Bhandara and close to Nagzira Wildlife Sanctuary. The total area of the park is 92.34 sq. km. Koka has an abundant population of tigers and leopards. There are herbivores like Gaurs, Cheetals and Sambhars. Koka plays the role of a safe haven for animals that wander away from Nagzira and New Nagzira Sanctuaries in search of a new habitat.
Attractions near Koka Wildlife Sanctuary
Nagzira Wildlife Sanctuary is locked in the arms of nature and adorned with a picturesque landscape, luxuriant vegetation and serves as a living outdoor museum to explore and appreciate nature.
This is an earthfill dam on the Wainganga river. The dam consists of 33 Nos of spillway gates to regulate irrigation water into the river throughout the year. Its main purpose is for Irrigation.
The sanctuary is home to Tigers, Small Indian Civet Cats, Blackbucks, Sloth Bears, Leopards, Wild Dogs, Ratels, Indian Foxes, Wolves, Jackals and jungle Cats among other carnivores – if you get lucky you might rendezvous with those wild ones.
Khindsi Lake is a lake near the city of Ramtek in the Nagpur district of India. Famous mainly for its large and picturesque lake, Khindsi has been the favorite tourist destination of Vidarbhites for several years. If you are looking to spend a calm and eventful weekend or looking for an ideal picnic spot then your search ends with Khindsi. The water sports at Khindsi is arguably the safest and most well maintained in the country, and has been recognized by the Tourism Dept. Govt. of India.
This is a gravity dam on the Pench river in the starre of Maharashtra and adjoining Madhyapradesh in India. 160 MW hydroelectric plant called Pench Hydro power station is located at the foot of the dam.
Pench National Park is a national park in Madhya Pradesh state. It includes Pench Tiger Reserve and derives its name from the Pench River that flows through the park. the well-forested areas of Seoni and Chhindwara districts respectively. It was declared a sanctuary in 1965, raised to the status of a national park in 1975 and enlisted as a tiger reserve in 1992.
Where is Koka Wildlife Sanctuary
Discover more attractions in Bhandara, where Koka Wildlife Sanctuary is located
The current name of Bhandara is derived from the term "bhana", meaning "brass", as the namesake town is dominated by the brass-working industry.it is also referred to as the "District of Lakes". Bhandara district is mainly popular for its large production of rice, and is thus termed as the "Rice Bowl of Maharashtra".With several ancient temples and historical monuments, along with lakes, parks, and sanctuaries, Bhandara attracts many tourists.