Situated at : Mandla, Madhya Pradesh
Park Area : 1940 square kilometer
Well known as : One of most beautiful and scenic wildlife reserves in Asia.
Best Period to visit : From the month of February to April
You can avail a huge amount of accommodation at kanha. Many Kanha Hotels and Resorts give you best services with good quality of food at best prices. The Krishna Jungle Resort is situated just before the main entrance of the Park. The tourists department and forests section have made sufficient planning at the national park.
Kanha National Park :
This is the most amazing place that has been described in the great book known as “The Jungle Book” by Rudyard Kipling’s. This has the great view of a thick dense forest with the sal trees, very long Bamboo trees, swaying green grasslands and the twisty rivers. All these things describe Kanha in its own way.
Kanha National Park is situated in the District of Mandla that belongs to Madhya Pradesh. The National Park of Kanha covers the land of 1940 square kilometer. A valley in horse-shoe is bounded with Mekal shows a motivating landscape. The rock present with the beautiful view leaves you with breathe taking experience. Considering the number of tigers present in India, The Government of India has started a “Project Tiger” at (Kanha) and hence, was declared to be the area under reserve of Tiger. The national park also contains the ground of Barasingha.
This park was established in the year 1955 with the help of a particular law and ever since that period, it is very committed for preserving the animal life. There are many species falling in the category to be extinct have been saved in Kanha National Park. Today, Kanha is one of the most beautiful wildlife treasure found in India. The Tiger Country present here is an ideal home for prey and the predators.
Park Population :
National Park of Kanha is amongst the first National park which had conducted the scientific study undertaken by eminent zoologist Mr. George Schaller especially for the tigers. The other prominent place in the Kanha National Park is the Barasingha ground preserved here. This was just done by covering the lush grasslands, shuffling villages and in increasing the number of habitat present in this region. There are in all 22 species under mammals in park. There are also three striped squirrels, different varieties of apes and monkeys, wild pigs, hyena, black bugs and deer’s.Blue bull leopard, jungle cat can be dotted here.
The blended forest with the different vegetation all around and the bamboo trees are breeding beautifully and are a nesting ground for many kinds. Present are around 200 different variety of birds found in Kanha National Park. Many can be seen near the water holes. The ground which is situated contradictory the museum makes a wonderful site to gaze at the birds playing on the ground. You are advised to get binoculars to gaze at the bird show clearly. The birds look superb during the sunrise and sunset. Most of them can be seen on the grasslands. There are also a few reptilians, which are hard to mark in the national park.
Major Attractions :
National Park of Kanha itself is very beautiful and surrounded by many adventures that there is no such attraction in the nearby region. It has the best scenic beauty and sunset of National Park of Kanha is memorable. The barking deers, the creasing sambars and the other beautiful animals are present here.
Park Trips :
You can take the help from the forest department to roam around the national park. The guides present here takes to the precise locations where the flora and fauna are checked at their best. The jeeps and the elephant’s safaris can be leased to take trip to the entire national park. This is the best way to watch the wildlife. You can hire jeeps from the Mukki and Kisli. Don’t forget to hire a jeep a day prior the trip. If it’s a season for visiting, and the place is filled with many of the tourists then it is very difficult to get the jeep. Hence, it is better to reserve your vehicle prior to a day.
Climate of this region is actually tropical. It has warm summer and cold winters. It is advisable to carry the warm clothes especially during the winter period while traveling via jeep.
Best Period To Visit :
The National Park of Kanha is not open from (July 1 - October 31) due to the rainy season; the animals here prefer to stay inside their shelter. The best period to visit the national park is flanked by (November) and (June).
There are normal air services to Nagpur and Raipur, which is about (270 km) away from further airports of this country. Other options such as cabs and private cars are also available.