PHANSAD WILDLIFE SANCTUARY

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Location: Murud And Roha Talukas Of Raigad District, Maharashtra
Area: 53-sq-km.
Best Time To Visit: October To April


The Phasand wildlife sanctuary is located in Murud and Roha Talukas of Raigad district in Konkan region, covering an area of 53-sq-km. The sanctuary represents a Coastal Woodland Ecosystem of Western Ghats, which makes the habitat very rich and offers highly peaceful atmosphere to the visitors.

Flora

The sanctuary hosts atleast 21 species of endemic plants such as Clitoria Biflora, Balevia Gibsoni, Ramphicapa Longifolia etc. The ethnobotany of the sanctuary is represented by about 91 plant species. Tourists can also spot number of medicinal plant species in this area

Fauna

The wild animals found in this sanctuary are Panther, Sambhar, Wild boar, Barking deer, Hyena etc. Janjira Sea Fort in Maharashtra

Other Attractions

The famous Janjira Fort located in the sea is a special attraction. Tourists can take trekking through a nature trail located at Supegaon. Nature Interpretation Centre at Majgaon and palace of Nawab of Murud are also the places of attraction to the visitors.

HOW TO GET THERE

Air: Nearest Airport from the sanctuary is Mumbai .

Rail: Nearest railway station is Roha at 30-km on the Konkan railway route.

Road: Nearest Bus Stand is Alibag at 50-km from the sanctuary. The place is well connected with road from all the major cities in the state.

WHERE TO STAY

Accommodation is available at Forest Inspection Hut Supegaon and P.W.D. Rest House, Murud. Advance reservations can be made at the Reservation Authority, Dy.C.F. (Wildlife) Thane.



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