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Phansad Wildlife Sanctuary

Location: Murud And Roha Talukas Of Raigad District, Maharashtra
Coverage area: 53-sq-km.
Main attraction:
Best time to visit: October To April
Accommodation : Forest Inspection Hut Supegaon and P.W.D. Rest House.
Arrival information : 
-- By rail : Nearest railway station is Roha at 30-km on the Konkan railway route. 
-- By air : Nearest Airport from the sanctuary is Mumbai
-- By road : Nearest Bus Stand is Alibag at 50-km from the sanctuary.
Nearby excursions : Janjira Fort
Nearby cities : 

The Phasand wildlife sanctuary is located in Murud and Roha Talukas of Raigad district in Konkan region. The sanctuary represents a Coastal Woodland Ecosystem of Western Ghats, which makes the habitat very rich and offers highly peaceful atmosphere to the visitors.

Flora :
The sanctuary hosts atleast 21 species of endemic plants such as Clitoria Biflora, Balevia Gibsoni, Ramphicapa Longifolia etc. The ethnobotany of the sanctuary is represented by about 91 plant species. Tourists can also spot number of medicinal plant species in this area

Fauna :
The wild animals found in this sanctuary are Panther, Sambhar, Wild boar, Barking deer, Hyena etc.


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