||Among the most important and commercially important cities of Maharashtra, Nagpur comes in the topmost position. On the tourist state map, this city has earned a name for itself, and also gets a lion’s share of visitors every year. Not only, it is renowned for its own tourist places, but Nagpur is also visited by people who treat it as a common point for traveling to the various national parks and wildlife sanctuaries that make up its excursions, like Pench Tiger Reserve, Nagzira Wildlife Sanctuary, Navegaon National Park, etc.
|Nagzira Wildlife Sanctuary, situated at the Tirora Range of Bhandara Forest Division, is approximately 130 km to the west of Nagpur and makes one of the popular excursions from the city.
Navegaon National Park, located in the Navegaon area of Maharashtra, at a distance of approximately 150 km from Nagpur, is one of the most popular forest reveres of the Vidarbha region of the state and was established in the 18th century.
Pench National Park, is nestled in the lower southern reaches of the Satpura hills, on the southern boundary of Madhya Pradesh. It has been known through the ages for its rich flora and fauna, and named after the river that flows nearby, Pench was declared a Wildlife Sanctuary in 1983.
Ramtek, approximately 42 km to the northeast of the Nagpur, is a highly dignified city in for the Hindus. It is believed that Lord Rama along with his consort Sita graced this place and hence the name. It has also been mentioned as Ramgiri, in "Meghdootam", one of the fascinating works of Sanskrit poet Kalidas.
Sevagram Ashram, at Sevagram village near Wardha town, almost 75 km away from Nagpur city, was the headquarters of Mahatma Gandhi for six years, from 1934 to 1940.