Situated in the Mandsaur district of Madhya Pradesh, the Gandhisagar Wildlife Sanctuary was established in 1974. The Sanctuary is spread across a total area of 369 sq km, and plays home to a variety of flora and fauna. The most popularly spotted animal species at Gandhisagar include the leopard, bear, blue ball, Chinkara, wild boar, wild dog, fox, wild cat and jackal. Besides these, a variety of birds species are reside here. There are several tourist locations in and around the Sanctuary.
There is an ancient temple of 'Chaturbhuj Nath' inside the sanctuary. There are ancient Rock Paintings also in the Nullah (stream) of the sanctuary. Moreover, Hinglajgarh Fort, The River Chambal and the Gandhi Sagar Dam which is on the river, are also very good touring spots. There is a wonderful Circuit House and a Rest house of the Water Resource Department and a rest house of the M.P.E.B. for visitors.
Getting There: The nearest airport is at Kota, Rajasthan, the major railheads are at Shamgarh, Bhawan, Mandi and Neemuch and the nearest bus stations are at Mandsaur, Neemuch and Kota