Kanha National Park

Created in the year 1955 with the motive to save the natural habitat of wildlife animals, Kanha National Park in Madhya Pradesh forms the core of the Kanha Tiger Reserve, created in 1974 under Project Tiger. One of the landmark achievements of the park is its preservation of the rare hardground Swamp Deer (Barasingha), saving it from near extinction. Being the largest National Park in Madhya Pradesh, Kanha National Park houses big wild cats, leopards, barasingha, along with a huge variety of avifauna.


The major attraction of the park is Bamni Dadar, popularly known as the Sunset Point. The site offers the most amazing backdrop of the sunset against grazing Sambhars and Gaurs, magnifying the natural splendor of the region. Aside from its diverse wildlife and bird population, the frequent sightings of Tigers roaming in the wild at Kanha Wildlife Sanctuary remain the most popular draw.

Experience the thrill of spotting tiger roaming freely in the wilderness of its natural habitat. There are nucious beast,merous Tiger reserves in India, that are preserving this fero but nowhere can you see them as often, and as regularly as in Kanha National Park.

The main wildlife attractions of the park are tiger, bison, gaur, sambhar, chital, barasingha, barking deer, black deer, black buck, chousingha, nilgai, mouse deer, sloth bear, jackal fox, porcupine, hyena, jungle cat, python, leopard, pea fowl, hare and monkey.

The birds species in the park include storks, teals, pintails, pond herons, egrets, peacock, pea fowl, jungle fowl, spur fowl, partridges, quails, ring doves, spotted parakeets, green pigeons, rock pigeons, cuckoos, papihas, rollers, bee-eater, hoopoes, drongos, warblers, kingfishers, woodpeckers, finches, orioles, owls, and fly catchers.

Best Time to Visit
The climate of this region is tropical. Summers are hot and humid with a maximum and minimum temperature of 40.6°C and 23.9°C. Winters are pleasant with an average maximum and minimum temperature of 23.9°C and 11.1°C, respectively. The annual average rainfall is 152 cm. The park is closed from July to mid-October during monsoon.

How to reach Kanha National Park
By Air – The two of the closest airports to Kanha are located at Jabalpur and Raipur, both at a distance of approximately 230 km in either direction from the reserve.
By Train – The most efficient way to reach Kanha by train from other parts of the country is to disembark at Jabalpur Railway Station and continue the journey by road. Jabalpur is very well connected by train to all major cities in the country like Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Pune, Ahmedabad, Lucknow and more.
By Road – Kanha is well connected by road to major cities in Madhya Pradesh and its neighbouring states. The most used route to reach Kanha is via Jabalpur, and the city is connected by bus to all the main cities in Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh.


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