Dajipur Wildlife Sanctuary is very beautiful and very pleasant holiday gateway situated at a altitude of 1200 meters It is situated in the boarder of Kolhapur and Sindhudurg districts of Maharashtra. It is located in southern part of the Sahyadri hills. It is surrounded by hills and dense forests. Soil is reddish and lateritic. Four rivers flows through the sanctuary area namely Bhogavati River, Dudhganga River, Dirba River, Kallamma River and Tulshi River. You can see here Bison, Wild Deer, Sambar, Chital, Giant Squirrel and Gawa etc. You can see here more than 400 species of plants. Anjani, Awala, Ain, Amba, Bhoma, Bibba, Chandala, Gela, Hirda, Jambul, Jambha, Kumbha, Katak, Kinjal, Karvi, Nana, Pisa, Umbar etc. are majorly found here. Among birds, vultures, eagles, Sandpipers, Owlets, Owls, Kingfishers, Woodpeckers, bulbul, sunbird are easily seen here. August to February is the best time to visit here.
Climate and Weather of Dajipur Wildlife Sanctuary:
Summer season : March to May ( Minimum temp :22°C, Maximum temp : 40°C)
Winters Season : December to February ( Minimum temp : 12°C, Maximum temp : 33°C)
Monsoons Season : June to August.
How to Reach:
By Air : Belgaum is the nearest airport of Dajipur Wildlife Sanctuary.
By Rail : Kolhapur (80 km away from the sancuary) is the nearset railway station
By Road: Distance from some cities to Dajipur Wildlife Sanctuary by road is as follows:
Chennai to Dajipur Wildlife Sanctuary : 995 km
Bangalore to Dajipur Wildlife Sanctuary : 692 km
Hyderabad to Dajipur Wildlife Sanctuary : 628 km
Mumabi to Dajipur Wildlife Sanctuary : 490 kms.
Pune to Dajipur Wildlife Sanctuary : 306 km
Kolhapur to Dajipur Wildlife Sanctuary 80 kms.
Radhanagari to Dajipur Wildlife Sanctuary 30 kms.
Phonda to Dajipur Wildlife Sanctuary 20 kms
Fact File of Dajipur Wildlife Sanctuary :
Famous for/as : Wildlife Sanctuary
Best Season to Visit: August to February
Clothing : Light Cottons clothing are comfortable during the summers and woolens during the winter.
Language Spoken : Marathi, Hindi, English and Urdu
STD Code : 02321
PIN Code : 416212
Altitude : 1200 m
District : Kolhapur
State : Maharashtra
Dajipur Wildlife Sanctuary Map :
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