Dajipur Bison Sanctuary

Dajipur sanctuary, Bison
The Dajipur Bison Sanctuary is situated on the border of Kolhapur and Sindhudurg districts. Surrounded by rugged mountains and dense forests, it is located at a height of 1200 mt. Dajipur is an isolated jungle and is home to many spectacular wild animals and birds. The main attraction here is the Indian bison, locally known as the Gava. Apart from that several species of deer and monkeys, wild boar, smaller mammals, and the occasional bear are seen. The watchtower near the Manora watering hole, gives good sightings of animals.

One gets a good view of dense forest and backwaters of Radhanagari dam while in a bus.

How to get there?

Summer is the best time to visit Dajipur Wildlife Sanctuary.
By Air : Nearest airport is Belgaum
By Rail : Nearest railhead is Kolhapur on South Central Railway.
By Road : Mumbai-Dajipur: 490 kms. Kolhapur-Dajipur: 80 kms. Radhanagari-Dajipur: 30 kms. Phonda-Dajipur: 20 kms.