Kaimoor Wildlife Sanctuary
: Uttar Pradesh-Bihar Border
: Antelope, Blue Bull, Leopard
Time To Visit : November To April
The Kaimoor Sanctuary was established in 1982 and sprawls over an area of 500 sq. kms. Located on the Uttar Pradesh-Bihar border, the sanctuary is easily accessible by road. The wildlife population comprises leopard, blackbuck, chital, chinkara, ratel and peafowl.
The main species of wild animals found in the sanctuary are those of antelope, blue bull, wild cat, karakal, and bijju. There are quite a few varieties of local & migratory birds forming a large part of the wild population.
Important Vegetation includes saal, sheesham teek, mahua, jamun, siddha, salai, koraiya and jheengar.
How To Get There
Air : The nearest airport is Varanasi (100 kms).
Rail : The nearest railhead is Varanasi.
Road :. Road Kaimoor is accessible by road from Varanasi and Mirzapur (100 kms).
Places To Stay
Forest Rest Houses are available for accommodation at Harrah, Churk and Mahuaria.
For More Information, Contact
Asstt. Conservator of Forests, Kaimoor Sanctuary, Mirzapur.
Divisional Forest Officer, West Mirzapur Forest Division, Mirzapur.