Hazaribagh Wildlife Sanctuary is the most coveted destination in the state of Jharkhand that attracts eco-tourists in large flocks. The Hazaribagh Wildlife Sanctuary spreads across a sprawling area that measures approximately 184 square kilometers. The average height of the Hazaribagh Wildlife Sanctuary is about 615 meters.
A sojourn to the Hazaribagh Wildlife Sanctuary can be a treat for both the eyes as well as the the mind as the serene atmosphere that dominates there, will beyond a shadow of doubt, rejuvenate your soul and lighten up your mood. The varied fauna and flora that demarcates the Hazaribagh Wildlife Sanctuary from the rest of the sanctuaries is truly a spectacle to watch.
Flora and Fauna: The Hazaribagh National Park has abundant wild animals like the Chital, Nilgai, Panther, Sambar, Sloth Bear, Tiger and Wild Boar. The Cheetal, Kakar, Nilgai, Sambar and Wild Boar are among the most easily and often spotted animals particularly near the waterholes at the time of the dusk. The population of the tigers is very less. According to 1991 Census, there were 14 tigers in the park. The tigers are really difficult to sight.
A 111-km long stretch of the road in the sanctuary takes the tourists to the remotest corners and masonry towers of the park. The road, strategically laid down, offers excellent opportunities for the view of the wild animals. The tribal population also lives around the sanctuary. The ark has many watchtowers that act as the perfect hideouts to see the wildlife in its natural surroundings.
Major Wildlife Attractions: The Hazaribagh Wildlife Sanctuary is home to some of the beautiful and rare anomals such as chital, kakar, nilgai, leopard, mongoose, monkeys, mouse deer, nuntjac, panther, porcupine, sambar, sloth bear, sambhar sloth bear and wild boar. Apart from this the sanctuary is also known to have many wild varieties of plant species. Visitors come here to have a glance of tigers in the sanctuary.
Best Time to Visit: The best time to visit the Hazaribagh Wildlife Sanctuary is from October to March of every year.
How to Get there:
Road: The place is well connected by road with major cities such as Ranchi, Dhanbad, Gaya and Patna.
Rail: Nearest railway station is Koderma, which is at a distance of 59 km.
Air: Nearest air port to the Hazaribagh wildlife Sanctuary is at Ranchi. It is 91 km from the wildlife sanctuary.
General Info / Tips:
Climate in the Hazaribagh Wildlife Sanctuary is Tropical. Summer here is a bit hotter and the winter is cold. The temperature varies between 19.4°C and 41.1°C.
Koderma (59 Kms.)
Tiger, Panther, Bear