Chhattisgarh, located in central India, is among the states which have the maximum land under forest area, encompassing an area of nearly 1,35,133 sq km. Almost 44 per cent of the total area of Chhattisgarh comes under forests, which contributes to 12 per cent of India's total forests. The state has immense possibility for wildlife and ecotourism because of its rich biodiversity. Chhattisgarh is blessed with some endangered and rare wildlife species. For wildlife enthusiasts and nature lovers, Chhattisgarh is the perfect destination. The state has two National Parks, Three tiger reserves, 8 wildlife Sanctuaries, 1 Biosphere Reserve.