Moharli Jeep Safari
At a distance of 29 km from Chandrapur and 145 km from Nagpur, Moharli or Mohurli Zone in Tadoba National Park is the most famous among day tourists. This is the oldest entrance to the park.
The Jeep Safari is the best thing that one can experience in Tadoba National Park. Moharli Zone is known for the best tiger spotting and is also popular for offering good accommodation facilities to the tourists. The open Jeep ride, also known as tiger safari is usually of few hours in the dense reserve, where the chances of spotting a tiger and other wild animals are relatively high. The Moharli Gate is easily accessible from other two zone of Tadoba namely Tadoba Zone and Kolsa Zone.
At the entry gate of the Moharli Zone, private gypsies are available for Jungle Safari. The park authority has restricted the total number of jeeps to 112 for the morning and evening drives into the Park. Maximum 27 vehicles are allowed to travel into Mohurli Zone during morning and same number in the evening. Of these 27 vehicles, 20 for Mohurli Zone and 7 vehicles for Kolsa Zone are allowed into the park for safari. For morning safari advance booking is required and for evening safari, permits are given on first come first serve basis. To book Jeep Safari in advance, one can visit the DFO Office at Chandrapur district near the tiger reserve.
A park guide has to accompany the jeep for security purpose. Also, the tourists can enter the park by presenting their personal information and identification papers at the gate and the foreigners by showing their passport in original. The tourists are not allowed to get down the jeep throughout the safari excursion as this might risk their life.
Jeep Safari Cost: Rs.2000 per Jeep for Indians (Maximum 6 Persons are allowed), Rs. 300 for Guide
Entry Fee: Rs. 750 per car/jeep and Rs. 1,500 per minibus from Monday to Friday, Rs. 1000 per car/jeep and Rs. 2000 per minibus on weekends and government holidays.
Camera Fee: Rs. 200 for lenses 250 mm and above
Jeep Safari Timings:
Summer: 5 AM - 7 AM and 3 PM - 4.30 PM
Winter: 6 AM - 8 AM and 2 PM - 3.30 PM