चिखलदरा cikhaladarā

‘Mud Canyon’ Hill Station, Maharashtra (Mah)

Mar: cikhala, ‘mud’; and darā ‘gorge’, ‘canyon’

This 1,200m hill station is famous for its tigers and coffee plantations.

The 407m Chikhaldara Skywalk glass bridge passes over the Melghat Tiger Reserve and its resident population of over eighty tigers and other animals such as wild boar, panthers, sloth bears, and sambars.

For related place names see Indian Place names and Maharashtra place names.