Sagareshwar Wildlife sanctuary, Sangli


Named after Sagareshwar Temple which is dedicated to Lord Shiva, it is artificial sanctuary situated on the banks of river Krishna. There are no major carnivorous species like tiger and panther in the Sanctuary but small carnivore such as deer, sambar, wild boar, peacocks, chital, etc. There are also ancient temples among which the Kamal Bhairao temple is more popular and is partially hewn from hard Basalt rock.

How to reach

Nearest railway station is Karad which is well connected by road to Sangli, Kolhapur and other nearby cities. Private vehicles and autorikshaws are available from Karad and Sangli.


35 km from Karad, 47 km from Sangli, 40 km from Miraj, 85 km from Kolhapur, 220 km from Pune, 380 km from Mumbai.

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