Bulk of Chandrapur district of Maharashtra is mountainous and covered with forests. Rivers Wardha, Wainganga, Pranhita and Godavari flow through this region. Tigers, leopards, panthers, bears, wolves, deer and other flora and fauna are given protection in the Tadoba National Sanctuary. The Tadoba National Park and Andhari Wildlife Santuary together form the Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve. The Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve is known as the "Jewel of Vidarbha". Teak is the main product of Tadoba National Sanctuary.
Chaprala Wildlife Sanctuary, known for its Giant Indian Squirrels and spreads in area of 135 sq km, is also a worth visiting place for a wildlife enthusiast.
Cattle breeding, milk and milk products offer economic aid to the local people. Coal, iron ľore, china-clay etc. are the important minerals found here. Cotton weaving, colour work, brick and tile manufacturing as also gold and silver ornaments are other prominent employment generation sources. Nine Buddhist cave temples, dating back to 8th century and richly sculptured, have been found here. Mahakali and Murlidhar temples are the principal attraction of pilgrims and tourists, too.