Indravati national park is situated at Dantewada district of Chhatisgarh. It is the most prominent park in India for the only tiger reserve in the state. It covers an area of 2799 sq. km and established as national park in 1981. The park has got its name from the river Indravati which flows amidst the sanctuary. It emerges as a paradise for nature and peace lovers from all over the world.
The park falls in the one of the densest region of India, thus, makes an ideal location for safari travelers. It is surrounded with thick, dense and mangrove evergreen forest area cover and open space is covered with scrubs and creepers. The most common trees are Teak, Sal, Saja, Achar, Amaltas, Amla, Arjun, Tendu, Tinsa and Bamboo.
The evergreen grass land of the park provides an excellent location for the survival of natural wealth of the jungle. It is an ideal shelter for many endangered and rare species of animals and birds such as Wild Buffalos, Barasinghas, Tigers, Leopards, Gaurs (Indian Bison), Nilgai, Sambar, Chausingha (four-horned Antelope), Sloth Bear, Dhole (Wild Dog), Striped Hyena, Muntjac, Wild Boar, Flying Squirrel, Porcupine, Pangolins, Monkeys and Langurs, Freshwater Crocodile, Monitor Lizard, Indian Chameleon, Common Krait, Indian Rock Python, Cobra, Russell's Viper, Hill Maina.
The indravati national park is bestowed with some exquisite natural wealth which is unexplored. Those who want to visit to explore the virgin flora and fauna of the jungle the best time is from December to June.