Radhanagari Wildlife Sanctuary (Bison Sanctuary) is a wildlife sanctuary located in Radhanagari Taluka of Kolhapur district, Maharashtra state India. It lies at the southern end of the Sahyadri hills in the Western Ghats. It is notable as the first declared wildlife sanctuary in Maharashtra, notified in 1958, as Dajipur Wildlife Sanctuary and is popularly known as the "Bison Sanctuary", The sanctuary is located between 16°10‟ to 16°30‟ north latitude and 73°52‟ to 74°14‟ east longitude. The Krishna River tributaries; Bhogavati River, Dudhganga River, Tulshi River, Kallamma River and Dirba River flow through the sanctuary area.
Sanctuary contains 47 species of Mammals, 59 species of reptiles, 264 species of birds and 66 species of butterflies. Amphibians are most visible in the rainy season. 20 species from 2 orders, 5 families and 10 genera are listed in the sanctuary.Indian bison or gaur (Bos gaurus) with a population around 610 in 2004, is the flagship species of the area. Other mammals, living in the sanctuary are Indian leopard, sloth bear, wild boar (80), barking deer (140), mouse deer (80), sambar (120), giant squirrel 50 and wild dogs (70). In recent years, 6 to 12 tigers were reported in Dajipur forest in 2007-08.
Places to be Visited :- Dajipur - Radhanagari , Kurli Dam, Mahalaxmi Mandir , Rankala Talao
Schedule for the Tour :- Meeting at Swaminarayan Mandir - Dadar at 9:30 PM
@ Moving in Private bus to Dajipur - Kolhapur ( Pick Ups on the Way )
@ Reaching Kolhapur - Dajipur at 8:00 AM in the morning
@ Freshen Up, Settle in the Rooms and Breakfast time
@ Gear up for a Mid range Trek to Shivgad ( watch tower fort)
@ Reach Atop fort
@ View of Radhanagari wildlife sanctuary from the fort.
@ Photography , Exploration , etc
@ Lunch at Dajipur ( Veg and Non-veg home cooked meals )
@ Rest in the rooms
@ Exploration of the wildlife area ( Kurli Dam )
@ Dinner at Dajipur
@ Sleeping time / Day #1 Ends
Day #02 :-
@ Wake up call at 3:30 AM ( Those who miss to wake up will miss the Safari )
@ Morning Safari Starts at 4:30 AM
@ Lunch at Dajipur (Veg and Non Veg both )
@ Moving towards Mahalaxmi Temple
@ 1 - 2 Hrs Halt at Mahalaxmi Temple and Rankala Talao.
@ After visit to the Temple and Rankala lake will start our journey towards Mumbai
@ Reaching Dadar at Midnight around 3 :00 AM ( which will be tentative)
Cost for the Event is 3800 /- Per Head
- Transport by private Non AC Bus.
- All meals till 22nd November Afternoon.
- Accommodation ( Dormitory Type multiple sharing)
- Separate rooms for Male and Females.
- Safari Charges
- Guide Charges
- Entry Fees (Wherever applicable )
- Medical Expenses occurred during the Tour.
- Any food , beverages charges apart from the mentioned Inclusions
- Medical Emergency expenses.
- any things apart from the inclusions.
For registration kindly transfer money in the following A/c:- (Payment via NEFT and RTGS only )
In the Name of: Mr AMEY ARUN BHAGAT.
Bank :- SBI BANK
Branch : NEW PANVEL (EAST)
Account No : 20134246954IFS Code: SBIN0011758
itinerary & Mandatory Things to Carry :-
A Water Bottle (~2 Ltrs) Mandatory,
Cap,Good trekking shoes, a pair of extra clothes, Torch ( with extra batteries ) and Extra Socks (a must)
Carry atleast 2 Lemons, Choclate Bars, Glucon D, Odomos.
Carry Bedding for Night as the weather is chill and windy ( Sleeping bags or any bedding as per your convenience )
Personal basic medical kit ( carry your routine medicines if any to avoid complications).
Camera, Cell Phone, Binoculars (Optional)
No wearing of Gold or any other expensive Ornaments ( if Lost owns a sole Responsibility )
Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits,
A haversack to put all these things ( Kindly pack your bags with Extra and Solid Polythene to avoid from getting Wet )
Safety measure are to be followed on strict basis anybody not following will be discarded on the spot.
Rules and Regulations :-
Smoking & Drinking strictly prohibited.
Kindly wear Light colors , bright colors are not allowed
Try to avoid use of Perfumes in the Jungles.
No littering ( Plastics , Bits of Packets should be carried along for disposal )
Follow the Instructions of the Rangers.
If changes in the programme will be notified prior to the event
I have not able to get the sanctuaries name in the dropdown, if you can please do enter 'Dajipur & Radhanagari Wildlife Sanctuary'
This is a private tour product, please do the booking only if we have min 6 pax.