Wildlife Sanctuary

Mhadei Wildlife Sanctuary, North Goa

Mhadei Wildlife Sanctuary is located in Sattari taluka, north Goa district. Its nearest main town is Valpoi. This sanctuary is a protected area to bangal tigers. Now, it is project tiger reserve place. This sanctuary is protected by 11 forest guards which divided in three sections to protect it which are Caranzol, Kodal and Charavane. Forest guards used four wheeler vehicle and motorcycle to patrolling. There are three famous accommodations are available near of the sanctuary which are Swapnagandha Resort, Wildernest Nature Conservation Facility and the Adventure Resort.

Mhadei Wildlife sanctuary is a new sanctuary which is located at Goa near the village of Valpoi. It covers a vast area of 208 Sq. Km and it ensures the protection of wildlife which protects the immense biodiversity found in the form of animals and plant life. Go is the only state which conserves the entire area of western Ghats falling under the state and is the favorite hunting ground for spotting of Bengal Tigers. The vast number of various other species are found here and esp. during the monsoon season which remains the peak season by visitors the hiking and white water rafting also is one of the prime activities for party revelers here as the people from all across the nearby states are found to reach here for enjoying the biodiversity and the beautiful atmosphere.

The sanctuary is having all the facilities for night stays and a large number of rest house and hotels could be found in the vicinity along with the private resorts due to which one can find the guided tours along with trekking and hiking which gives the spectacular view of the entire area as the thickly forested vegetation adds to the charm of the sanctuary which was formed in the year 1999 and the wild animals are a common sighting here.

Waterfalls Tourist Attractions: Harvalem Waterfall, Bramha karmali waterfall, Pali waterfall, Valpoi Spring, Saleli Waterfall, Vajrapoha Water Falls, Hivrem Waterfall, Charavane Waterfall and Vazra Sakla Waterfall.

Nearest Accommodations: Wildernest Nature Resort - star hotel , Swapnagandha Resort - star hotel , the Eco Adventure Resort, Natures Nest Goa - -star hotel , Peacock Farm by Venky De Goa , Papayaa Farm , Shathavari Eco Resort , Delta Ecohuts .

Weather Temperature

Months Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Average Low (℃) 19.6 20.5 23.2 25.6 26.3 24.7 24.1 24.0 23.8 23.8 22.3 20.6
Average High (℃) 31.6 31.5 32.0 33.0 33.0 30.3 28.9 28.8 29.5 31.6 32.8 32.4

Visit Information:-

Location: Sanguem, North Goa

Total Covered Area: 208.48 Square Kilometres

Nearest Bus Stop: Valpoi‎

Nearest Railway Station: Sattari town

Established Year: May 1999

Elevation from Sea: 800 Metres (2600 feet)

Nearest City: Valpoi

Bengal Tigers Presence: Yes

Project Tiger Reserve Area: Yes

Mhadei Sanctuary Entry Fee: No

Mhadei Sanctuary Visit Timings: morning to evening (out side only)

Permission allow to visit sanctuary inside: Not

Distance From:-

Dabolim Airport: 72.3 KM

Panjim City: 57.2 KM

Madgaon City: 59.1 KM