Splendours In Isolation Chikhaldara is located in Amaravati district of Vidarbha region. The only hill station in the Vidarbha region offers you an abundance of wildlife, viewpoints, lakes and waterfalls. It is named after "Keechaka". This is the place where Bheema killed villainous Keechaka and threw him into the valley. It thus came to be known as "Keechakadara" - "Chikhaldara" is its corruption.
Chikhaldara is the sole hill resort in the Vidarbha region, situated at an altitude of 1,118 m and has the added distinction of being the only coffee-growing area in Maharashtra. Chikhaldara is full of deep valleys, and these valleys are full of velvet mist and majestic trees. All this makes it a very popular summer retreat. With abundance of natural scenery, exciting wildlife, breathtaking waterfalls and a placid lake, the beauty of Chikhaldara is overwhelming. The climate is always breezy and walking on the clouds often becomes a reality.
Significance Only Coffee Growing Area In Maharashtra And Sole Hill Resort In The Vidarbha Region.
General Information Location Amaravati District Of Vidarbha Region, Maharashtra. Main Attraction Melghat Tiger Project And Dhakana - Kolkaz National Park. Best Time Chikaldhara's cool breezy climate makes it an excellent place to repose in summer. Best Time To Visit to visit is from October to June.
Prime Attractions of Amarvati Chikhaldara Wildlife Sanctuary Chikhaldara Wildlife Sanctuary is located in Amaravati district of Vidarbha region. This sanctuary is named after "Keechaka".Tourists can find Panthers, Sloth Bears, Sambar, and Wild Boar. One can even spot Wild Dogs over here. Gugamal National Park Melghat Tiger Reserve is located in Chikhaldara and Dharni tehsils of Amaravati district in Satpura hill range. This tiger reserve of 1676.93-sq-km is one of the last remaining habitats of Indian tiger in Maharashtra. Melghat Tiger Reserve Melghat Tiger Reserve is located in Chikhaldara and Dharni tehsils of Amaravati district in Satpuda hill range. This tiger reserve of 1676.93-sq-km is one of the last remaining habitats of Indian tiger in Maharashtra. Wan Sanctuary Wan sanctuary is located in Melghat area of Amravati District. It is an extension to the Melghat Sanctuary on southeastern part. This area is part and parcel of Melghat and is rich in floral and fauna biodiversity. The hilly rugged terrain possesses Tropical Dry Deciduous forests.