Kanha National Park is a national park and tiger reserve in Mandla District of central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. Located on an altitude of 600-900 m (above sea level) with a total area stretching to 1,945 sq kms, the park attracts wildlife enthusiast for its variety of flora and fauna, involving tigers, leopards, bears etc. Set up in 1955 and elevated to tiger reserve in 1974, the park is known to save many endangered wildlife species, that were once on the verge of extinction.
Tourist attractions at Kanha National Park are undoubtedly its rich and rare collections of flora, fauna and avifauna. This park is only among rare few in India where wildlife enthusiasts can trail a wild tiger in its natural habitat. Sambars, Gaurs, blackbuck, chital, bison, black deer, sloth bear, hyena, jungle cat, python, leopard etc are some other attractions here.
Besides animals, tourists at Kanha National Park will find delight in the sight of a wide variety of exotic birds, like storks, teals, pea fowl, partridges, kingfishers, woodpeckers, finches, ring doves, quails, spotted parakeets etc. Besides the birds and their myriad species, tourists can also enjoy the popular 'Sunset Point' within the park wherein stunning landscape of the park can be enjoyed alongside relishing the rare vistas of wildlife.
By Air The nearest airport is the Jabalpur airport, some 20 kms away, which links the park to rest of India through regular flights.
By Rail Jabalpur is the nearest railway that links the park to rest of India through regular train services.
By Road National Highways pass through Jabalpur, thus linking the park smoothly to rest of the region, and India too.
Explore the vast and famous forests of the legendary Kanha National Park. Visit a park that has an area of 940 square kilometer and stretches over two districts of Mandla and Balaghat in Madhya Pradesh. Part of the ambitious Tiger Project, here, you can go really deep into the forest and encounter different varieties of flora and fauna. A jungle safari at Kanha means you get to visit the park completely and enjoy all its charms.
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Welcome to the largest national park in Madhya Pradesh! Yes, the Kanha National Park ranks among the best administered parks in Asia, which speaks volume. It has a 940 square Km area under it stretching over two districts Mandla and Balaghat and known for having a significant population of royal tigers. A visit to the park is a pure delight for wildlife enthusiasts, nature lovers and adventure seekers alike. The dense forest of Kanha brims with l...