Mahaveer Swami Wildlife Sanctuary(Lalitpur)

Destination Description

Mahavir Swami Sanctuary, is one of the many wildlife sanctuaries in Uttar Pradesh. It is 125 km from Jhansi. The sanctuary is spreads over an area of 5.4 km2. Jhansi provides for a wonderful gateway to the Bundelkhand region and has been rendered famous by the legendary Rani Laxmi Bai.

In addition to a variety of birds, the residents include leopard, nilgai, wild boar, sambhar, black buck, blue bull, bear, jackals, langur and monkeys. The best time to visit here is from November to April. There is a forest rest house to provide

Mahaveer Swami Wild Life Sanctuary is located in Devgar 33 km. away from District Lalitpur Head Quater Devgar & divisional Head Quater at MIrzapur. The total geographical is 13.79 h. it is well connected by road & Rail, nearest railway satiation is Lalitpur on Jhansi train rout. We can accesses by road from Delhi & Jhansi. Dictations from Delhi is 504 km. & From Lucknow 329 km. nearest Airport is Khajuraho. In the Sanctuary Area we can See Magar, Ghariyal, Totrise, Pithon Snack but is famous for vulture, Chinkara, woulf, wild cat, Hyna, wild dog, chinkara etc. In flora Saijan, Goonj, Stick, etc. or found there.

Cultural Aspect

  • Jain mandir, Dashwtar Mandir, about 15km.
  • Ranchordham Mandir, Muchkund Gupha.


Mahaveer Swami Wild Life Sanctuary spread near the Vindyan Range.
Summer- Temp varies from 270c to 450c .
Winter- Temp varies from 60c to 260 c.
Rains are frequent during Monsoons.

Area (Geographical)

  • Longitude— E 78° 14' to E 78° 17''
  • Latitude— N 24° 29'' to N 24°32'


This is very dense and good forest of Saijan, Goonj, Stick, etc.


Different species in reptile like Magar, Ghariyal, Totrise, Pithon Snack but is famous for vulture, Chinkara, woulf, wild cat, Hyna, wild dog, chinkara etc.

Contact Numbers

S.noName of Institution AddressPhone Number
1.D.F.O. Kaimoor Wild Life DivisionGhurahoopatti, Jogiyabari Road, Mirzapur, U.P.05442-253126
e-mail:[email protected]
2.Wild Life wardenRanipur WL Sanctuary Karvi, Chitrakoot

Important Natural Attractions

  • Forest, Wildlife, Monuments, Vultures
  • Naharghati & Sidhghati etc.

How to Get There

Mahaveer Wild life Sanctuary can be accessed by road & Rail Nearest railway Station is Lalitpur 33 km. It is well connected from Jhansi, Delhi by road.From Delhi it is 504 km. & from Lucknow 392 km. Nearest Airport is Khajuraho Distance is 200 km. from Lalitpur.

Best Time to Visit

Visiting season starts from 15 November to 30 March.