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Tansa Wildlife Sanctuary
 

Covering an area of 320 sq kms, Tansa Wild life Sanctuary located in Thane district comprises the area of Wada, Shahapur and Mokhada Talukas. The sanctuary is the home to many rare and endangered species of flora and fauna. Around 200 species of birds and 50 species of animals such as panther, barking deer, mouse deer, hyena, wild boar, sambars, jackal, tiger, cheetas etc. can be found here. The vegetation  consists of species of trees such as teak, hed, khair, bibla, ain, kalamb, bamboo, etc. Tansa Lake which flows through the sanctuary is a main source of water to wild life in the sanctuary. Mahadeo Temple located at Tilsa, Mahuli fort and  Plateau of Suryamal are the nearby attractions.  

Accommodation facilities are available near the sanctuary and also at the forest rest house located in the Suryamal Area of Shahapur District. But these has to be reserved prior to the visit and it can be done through the Deputy Conservator of Forests (DCF) Wildlife located at Thane. The sanctuary is at a distance of 90kms from Mumbai and the best time to visit is from November -May.


  Nearby Attractions
›› Vajreshwari
›› Tansa Lake
›› Jama Mosque
›› St. John the Baptist Church
›› St. James Church
›› Ambreshwar Shiva Temple
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  By :  MAJOR SINGH smiley
  Mar 29, 2011 10:40:14 PM | MUMBAI Reply to this Comment/ Review
 
I want to visit this forest and stay yhere for 1 or 2 days. How to do the bookings and what are the charges. plz reply