Satpura Tiger Reserve

Satpura Tiger Reserve

prominent tiger reserve and wildlife sanctuary located in the Hoshangabad district of Madhya Pradesh, India. It was established in 1981 and is part of the Central Indian Highlands, encompassing the Satpura Range.


Booking for Monsoon Season in Buffer Zone is Available Now (01 July to 30 September). Booking for Core and Buffer Zone is accepted from 01st October Onwards. You May Reserve Your Seats and Accommodation Now.
Weekdays Core Zones INR 9500 (Indian) | INR 12600(Foreigner) |  
Weekends Core Zones INR 10500(Indian) | INR 13600(Foreigner) | 
Weekdays Buffer Zones INR 7500(Indian) | INR 10600(Foreigner) |
Weekends Buffer Zones INR 6000 (Indian) | INR 6000 (Foreigner) | 
Timings Morning 06:00 AM to 11:30 AM | Evening 03:00 PM to 06:00 PM (Safari Timing Varies as Season Changes)

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Key features of Satpura Tiger Reserve:

  1. Geography: The reserve is characterized by its diverse topography, including hills, valleys, deep gorges, and dense forests. The Satpura Range, after which the reserve is named, plays a significant role in shaping the landscape.

  2. Flora and Fauna: Satpura Tiger Reserve is known for its rich biodiversity. The flora includes a variety of deciduous forests, bamboo forests, and grasslands. The reserve is home to a diverse range of wildlife, including Bengal tigers, leopards, Indian bison (gaur), sambar deer, spotted deer, sloth bears, and a multitude of bird species.

  3. Conservation: The reserve is part of the larger Satpura-Maikal landscape, which is crucial for the conservation of tigers and other wildlife. It is one of the reserves working towards the preservation of the endangered Bengal tiger.

  4. Connectivity: Satpura Tiger Reserve is well-connected with other nearby wildlife sanctuaries and reserves, such as Bori Wildlife Sanctuary and Pachmarhi Wildlife Sanctuary. Together, they form a significant corridor for wildlife movement.

  5. Safari and Tourism: Visitors can explore the Satpura Tiger Reserve through guided safaris, including jeep safaris, boat safaris, and walking safaris. These safaris provide an opportunity to witness the diverse ecosystems and wildlife in their natural habitat.

  6. Buffer Zone: The reserve has a designated buffer zone around the core area to help mitigate human-wildlife conflicts and support the conservation efforts.

  7. Best Time to Visit: The best time to visit the Satpura Tiger Reserve is during the winter months, from October to March, when the weather is relatively pleasant, and wildlife sightings are more common.