Wildlife in Bihar
Hazaribagh Wildlife Sanctuary
107 km from Ranchi. The best time to visit is February - March
Palamau Tiger Reserve
180 km from Ranchi, the Palamau Tiger Reserve is spread over
an area of 1026 sq.km. Though the Koel river and its tributaries
run through the reserve, the animals mostly depend on man-made
water holes for their needs and as a result, they can be easily
viewed. Leopards, tigers, elephants, the Indian wolf, gaur,
sambar, munjtac and nilgai are some of the inhabitants of
The nearest railhead is
Daltonganj (25 km) and the nearest airport
is at Ranchi (180 km).
The Tourist Lodge and Forest Rest Houses are available for
Contact: Field Director,
Project Tiger, Palamau Tiger Reserve, Daltonganj, Bihar -
Lawalong Wildlife Sanctuary
100 km from Gaya. The best time to visit is October-June.
Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary
10 km from Jamshedpur. The best time to visit is October-June.
Rajgir Wildlife Sanctuary
102 km from Patna. The best time to visit is October-June.
Topchanchi Wildlife Sanctuary
100 km from Bettiah. The best time to visit is October-June.
Kabar Lake Bird Sanctuary
22 km from Begusarai. The best time to visit is November -