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Tansa Wildlife Sanctuary

Location: Maharashtra

Main Wildlife Attractions: Leopard ,langur, mouse deer, wild boar, sambar, four-horned antelope

Coverage Area: 320 sq.kms

Best Time to Visit: November to May

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How to reach Tansa Wildlife Sanctuary

By Air

For reaching Tansa Wildlife Sanctuary via air, the nearest airport of Mumbai, 90 kms from here may be used.

By Rail

Travelers taking trains to come here, should target the nearest railhead of Atgaon, 13 kms from this place.
Tansa wildlife sanctuary is located about 95 kms from Mumbai

By Road

So, this place can also be reached via road from the town of Shahapur, situated on Mumbai-Agra National Highway No.3.



Tansa Wildlife Sanctuary consists of the catchment region of Tansa Lake in addition to the neighboring forests of Khardi, Vaitarna, Shahapur and East Wada Ranges in the Tehsil of Shahapur in Thane district. Tansa Lake serves as the perpetual source of water to the various species of fauna of this sanctuary.

Best time to visit Tansa Wildlife Sanctuary is from November till May

Tourists coming to this sanctuary also visit some other attractions in the neighborhood like Mahadeo Temple located at Tilsa, the historically renowned fort of Mahuli as well as Plateau of Suryamal.

Tansa Wildlife Sanctuary plays host to an extensive variety of fauna and flora. Nearly 50 types of animals and approximately 200 species of birds can be found in this region. Some animals which could be seen here consist of the Barking Deer, Panther, Mouse Deer, Wild boar, Jackal, Hyena, Leopard, Chital, Hare, Sambar, Common Langur, Four-Horned Antelope, etc.

The land vegetation of this sanctuary boasts of southern tropical damp deciduous forest. The main species of trees found in this region are the Khair, Teak, Ain, Kalamb, Bibla, Hed, etc, to name a few. You would also find Bamboo in small patches at this place.

So, pack you bags as soon as possible and take the road to Tansa Wildlife Sanctuary, Thane, Maharashtra. You would definitely love the various varieties of fauna and flora found here. Take our words when we say that after coming here for once, you would yearn to come back again for more!