Spread across an area of 5,520 sq km, the Bandipur Tiger Reserve is home to a fourth tiger population in India, and an eight of the world’s.
Number of Tigers: 354-411 in Bandipur Tiger Reserve along with Nagarahole, Mudumalai, Sathyamangalam & Wayanad Landscape
Number of Tourists: 1,65,142
Nagarjunasagar Srisailam Tiger Reserve
Spread over five districts in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, Nagarjunasagar Srisailam Tiger Reserve is located 316 kms from Hyderabad. The best time to visit the reserve is from October to June.
Number of Tigers: 72 (in 2015)
Number of Tourists: 9,72,301 (2016-17)
Credits: Telagana Tourism
Melghat Tiger Reserve
Melghat Tiger Reserves, the first nine tiger reserves in India to get notified in 1973-74, constitutes 30% of tigers in Maharashtra.
Number of Tigers: 45-50
Number of Tourists: 57,451 (2016-17)
Credits:Melghat Tiger Reserve
Panna Tiger Reserve
The best time to visit this reserve located in Madhya Pradesh is from October to June. Apart from tigers, it is also home to the largest of Indian deer --chital, apart from chowsingha, blue bull and chinkara.