Chikhaldara, Maharashtra

Chikhaldara is a hill station located about 100 km north of Amravati in Maharashtra, and is the only hill station of its kind in the Vidarbha region

Chikhaldara

Chikhaldara is a hill station located about 100 km north of Amravati in Maharashtra, and is the only hill station of its kind in the Vidarbha region. It is situated on a mountain range beyond which Maharashtra ends and Madhya Pradesh begins. At a height of 1,088 m above sea level, Chikhaldara has flourished in terms of flora and fauna because of the good rainfall it receives as compared to other parts of Vidarbha. Chikhaldara is surrounded on three sides by the borders of the Melghat Project Tiger (MPT) area which is spread over about 1,676 sq km. The MPT area is home to about 700 species of plants belonging to 400 genres and 97 different families. According to the last count, the tiger reserve has over 70 tigers along with almost the same number of leopards, along with sloth bears, Indian gaurs, cheetal, aambar, barking deer, wild boar, choushinga, etc. Near Chikhaldara are also two forts called Gavilgad and Narnala with perimeters of more than 15 km each.

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