National park is located in Banjar and Halon valleys in the Mandla / Balaghat
districts of the state of Madhya Pradesh. Kanha National Park is one of
the India’s finest tiger reserves. It is spread more than 1940 sq
km in a horse shoe shaped valley bound by the spurs of the Mekal range
the park presents a varies topography.
Kanha national park is more famous for its wildlife, the natural beauty
of its landscape is just as fascinating. One of the best locations to
enjoy that bounty is Bammi Dadar, also known as the sunset point.
The park lies 160 km (100 miles) southeast of Jabalpur in the state
of Madhya Pradesh. Kanha is 270 kIn (170 miles) northeast of the city
of Nagpur (Maharashtra), which currently furnishes the nearest air link
to the park (direct flights from Mumbai, Delhi, and Hyderabad, with
connections to other cities).
Kanha boasts of about 22 species of mammals. Some of the inhabitants
of this park are the gaur, the largest of the world's cattle; the sambar,
the largest Indian deer; and the chausingha, the only four-horned antelope
in the world. Other frequent visitors include the Nilgai antelope, the
sloth bear, the dhole, or Indian wild dog, and an occasional panther.
LOCATION : -
Kanha Tiger Reserve is located in the Maikal range, the eastern sector
of the Satpura Hills of the Central Indian Highlands. The park lies
160 km (100 miles) southeast of Jabalpur in the state of Madhya Pradesh.
Kanha is 270 kIn (170 miles) northeast of the city of Nagpur (Maharashtra),
which currently furnishes the nearest air link to the park (direct flights
from Mumbai, Delhi, and Hyderabad, with connections to other cities).
Air : - Nagpur is the nearest Airport to
visit Kanha National Park and is also connected with Mumbai by various
domestic airline services. From Nagpur one can hire the taxi / bus up
to the Kanha National Park available in plenty and in large frequency.
Rail : - Jabalpur is the nearest railhead
to visit the Kanha National Park. From Jabalpur the tourists can hire
a bus / taxi up to the national park.
Road : - Kanha National Park is well connected
to Jabalpur 175-kms, Khajuraho 445-kms, Nagpur 266-kms, Mukki 25-kms
and Raipur 219-kms by road. There are regular and frequent bus services
available from Jabalpur to Kanha.
Park Visitation Timings
"1) 1 November-IS February Sunrise to 11 AM. 3 P.M. to sunset
"2) 16 February-30 April Sunrise to 11 AM. 4 P.M. to sunset
"3) 1 May-30 June Sunrise to 10 AM. S P.M. to sunset
Entry fees and regulations are as follows:
Park entry for Indian citizens: Rs. 10/
Park entry for foreigners: Rs. 100/
Light motor vehicles: Rs. 10/- per vehicle up to 5 persons and Rs. 2/-
for each additional person.
Park entry for student groups: Rs. 10/- per group
Entry for children below 5 years of age is free.
1. Advisable to carry camera and binoculars.
2. Permissible capacity of vehicles exclusive of driver and
guide is as follows: