Navegaon is a very popular forest resort in the Vidarbha region. This eastern most part of Maharashtra was built in the 18th century. There is also a picturesque lake that situates amidst the green hills of Navegaon. There is a watchtower at Navegaon National Park; from there one can get a panoramic view of the surrounding forest.
Dr Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary, Navegaon is home for almost 60% of the
bird species found in the entire Maharashtra. Thousands of beautiful
migratory birds flock the lake every winter. While enjoying the jungle
safari, one can see leopards, sloth bears, gaurs, sambars, chitals and
One can also enjoy staying at a unique treetop house, riding a power or
sailboat on the lake, are thrilling pastimes. Nearly 50,000 tourists
visit this place annually. Nagzira Wildlife Sanctuary (60 km), Itiadoh
Dam (20 km), Tibetan Camp at Gothangaon (15 km) and Pratapgad (15 km)
are the places of interest around the national park.
Nearest airport is at Nagpur (150 km), while nearest railhead is at
Deulgaon (2 km). Nearest bus stand is Navegaon at a distance of 10 km.