Umred Karhandla Wildlife Sanctuary is a wildlife sanctuary situated in Nagpur district of Maharashtra state of India. It is situated about 50 km from Nagpur airport and railway station and one can reach within an hour from Nagpur. UKWS is comparatively a new generation wildlife safari park and it came in lime light during 2013-14 when a famous male tiger named Jai migrated to Umred Karhandla Sanctuary all the way from Nagzira Wildlife Sanctuary, which is 130 km from Umred. This migration by the might ruler Jai stunned many wildlife researchers and wildlife photographers including forest department officials and served as a turning point in establishing this sanctuary on global map. Jai is popular as the biggest and the most handsome tiger in India now and hence there is great influx of toursist from all over the world to see this wonderful male tiger and his next generations.

The total area of the sanctuary is about 180 sq km and it has been divided in various ranges as per the guidelines of Maharashtra forest department. Karhandla is the major gate which allows entry of maximum number of safari vehicles in the park and is situated just 1 km from the Karhandla village. Umred is the nearest town situated about 8 km from Karhandla gate and hence the name Umred-Karhandla Sanctuary.

So far thousands of tourists have visited UKWS and have returned with some memorable sightings of various wildlife and tigers. There are so many frequent visitors to this Sanctaury for they believe Umred Karhandla Never Disappoints !

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