The Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve (TATR) is set to open to tourists from 1 October, with a new set of rules. All other national parks have also received permission to reopen from the beginning of next month, though its subject to local permissions and control of the spread of COVID-19 in the region.
“The National Tiger Conservation Authority has already given approval for Tadoba Tiger Reserve. So we will allow national parks and sanctuaries to open from 1 October,” Principal Chief Conservator of Forest (Wildlife) Nitin Kakodkar told The Indian Express. “But it will be subject to clearance by local administration and people. If they have any problems regarding management of Covid-19 in the area, they may not allow it.”
New rules for national parks
- Children below the age of 10 years of age, people above 65 and pregnant women will not be allowed.
- Only four tourists will be allowed per vehicle.