Kanha National Park is considered to be one of the best places in the world to see tigers. You can explore this fabulous sanctuary by jeep from mid October to end June.

Amongst the other wildlife you can see leopards, Indian bison, sambhar, blackbuck and wild dogs. Kanha has also a rich variety of bird life with 230 species recorded. Apart from this, Kanha is possibly one of the most beautiful national parks in India.

What to see

Wildlife: Kanha has some 22 species of mammalls, including the Palm Squirrel, Jackle, Wild Pig, Chital, Barasingha, Sambhar, Black Buck, Tiger, Wild Dog, Barking Deer, Bison, Sloth Bear, Striped Hyena, Jungle Cat and the Chausingha.

Birds: Commongly seen species include Cattle Egret, Pond Heron, Black Ibis, Peafowl, Crested serpent, Hawk eagle, Red Wattled lapwing, various species of Flycatcher, Woodpecker, Dove , Parakeet, Kingfisher and Grey Hornbill.

Museum: It shows various aspects of park and tribal culture. (Closed on Wednesdays).

Getting There

Air: Jabalpur 169 Km & Nagpur 266 Km are the nearest airports.

Rail: Jabalpur 175 Km is the most convenient railhead to visit Kanha.

Road: Kanha is connected by road with Jabalpur 175 Km, Khajuraho 445 km, Nagpur 266 Km and Raipur 219 km. Distances within the park are: Koshi-Kanha 9 Km, Kisli-Katia 4 Km and Kisli-Mukki 32 Km.

General information

Area: 940 Sq.Km Temperature: Summer - Max: 40.6 Deg. C Mim: 29.3 Deg. C Winter - Max: 23.9 Deg.C Min: 01.1 Deg. C Altitude: 450-900 meters Rainfall: 152 Cm Season: April to June and November to Jan (The Park remains closed from 1st April to 31st October) STD Code: 07632

Excursions