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Explore the Wilderness: A Guide on How to Reach Tadoba National Park

Tadoba National Park, nestled on the eastern border of Maharashtra, is a haven for wildlife enthusiasts and nature lovers alike. Home to numerous exotic flora and fauna, including the majestic Royal Bengal Tiger, this sprawling reserve beckons adventurers from far and wide. However, the journey to Tadoba can be as enchanting as the destination. In this guide, we will explore the various routes on how to reach Tadoba National Park from the nearest metro city, ensuring your journey is as seamless as possible.

How to reach Tadoba via air

For those seeking the swiftest mode of travel, flying to Tadoba is undoubtedly the way to go. The nearest airport to Tadoba National Park is Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport in Nagpur, Maharashtra. This airport connects almost all the major cities in India and the world.

Upon landing in Nagpur, travellers can opt for a pre-booked taxi or rental car to embark on the scenic journey to Tadoba, approximately 140 kilometres away. The drive from Nagpur to Tadoba takes only 2 hours and 30 minutes.

How to reach Tadoba via railway

Embarking on a train journey to Tadoba National Park presents an opportunity to soak in the cultural tapestry of India's railways. The nearest railway station to Tadoba is Chandrapur Railway Station, situated around 45 kilometres from the park’s entrance. Chandrapur Railway Station is well-connected to major cities like Mumbai, Pune, and Nagpur, making it easily accessible for travellers.

Upon reaching Chandrapur Railway Station, travellers can avail themselves of various transportation options to reach Tadoba National Park. Taxis, auto-rickshaws, and buses are readily available outside the station, providing convenient transit to the park. The journey from Chandrapur to Tadoba takes approximately two hours.

How to reach Tadoba via road

For those who prefer the scenic route, travelling to Tadoba National Park by road offers an immersive experience amidst nature’s bounty. The routes to Tadoba are well-connected via National Highways from Pune, Raipur, Hyderabad and Thane. These roads unfold like a tapestry of greenery and rural charm as you approach the wildlife sanctuary. Whether you're travelling by private car, taxi or rental car, each mile brings you closer to the majestic wilderness of Tadoba National Park.

Travel Tips

It’s advisable to plan your journey and check for road conditions and traffic updates, especially during the peak tourist season (October to June). Make sure to carry sufficient water, snacks, and essential supplies, as facilities may be limited once you enter the national park. Respect wildlife and adhere to park regulations to ensure a safe and enjoyable safari experience.

Reaching Tadoba National Park is a journey filled with anticipation and wonder, regardless of the mode of transportation chosen. Whether flying through the skies, chugging along on a train, or cruising down the highways, each route offers its unique charm and adventure. So, pack your bags, chart your course, and embark on an unforgettable expedition to Tadoba National Park, where nature's wonders await at every turn.

Once you reach Tadoba National Park, we suggest staying at Trees and Tigers, Tadoba, an upscale tented safari lodge. Trees N Tigers provides a variety of experiences, including nature trails, birdwatching, and options for romantic or bush dinners. This lodge also offers a range of accommodations, some even featuring plunge pools. Reserve your stay now and immerse yourself in the beauty of nature!

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