Your search for the tiger can end at the oldest national park in Maharashtra.
A way from the hustle and bustle of urbanity is todaba national park, a tiger reserve near Nagpur. Every morning, people brave the cold (even in summer, the jungle's cold) in the hope of seeing a tiger doesn't know this. And neither does the tiger care, because humans aren't the endangered species. He doesn't need to come out to see us. So, sometimes he doesn't. also, given that it is a cat, chances of it listening to you are already slim. So if you have a lucky T-shirt, do wear it while going for a safari to Tadoba.
It is not the biggest sanctuary india has, but its tiger population is something the state can proudly boast of. Given the smaller radius, the chances of seeing one are higher. It's probably this mathematics that leads people to try day in and day out. But, as one of the forest guards said, the tiger is not like the sun that will come out most certainly. It has a mind of its own.
The ride through Tadoba in an open jeep is an exhilarating one to say the least. Deep within the forest; you realize what a great leveler nature is. There is no network, nor is there any internet. You aren't special. You do not have an upper hand. The aim is to survive; in tadoba's case, the excitement of seeing a tiger, or the disappointment of mission it