Kaimoor sanctuary, located on the Uttar Pradesh -
Bihar border, is
spread over an area of 500 sq. km. The sanctuary, established in 1982 is
easily accessible by road. The wildlife population comprises leopard,
blackbuck, chital, chinkara, ratel and peafowl.
THE WILDLIFE POPULATION
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.
Air: The nearest airport is at
Varanasi (100 kms).
Rail: The nearest railhead is Varanasi.
Road: Kaimoor is accessible by road from Varanasi and Mirzapur (100 kms). The nearest town, Robertsganj, 3 kms, is connected by bus services to major centres in the region.
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.