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Pench National Park - Anyday spent here is a good day!


Madhya Pradesh is home to several national parks and wildlife sanctuaries which gives you a sneak peek into the rich and diverse wildlife of the state. One such national park is Pench Tiger Reserve, one of the premier tiger reserves which is a delight for wildlife buffs. Pench falls in Seoni and Chhindwara district of Madhya Pradesh. Look forward to exploring the nature and wildlife at its best here.

Incredible for big cat sighting  

With a generous number of big cats, Pench National Park turns out to be the best destination for tourists to have tiger sightings. What is more interesting is that if you have plans to book 2-3 wildlife safaris during your stay at Pench then you are more likely to have some great encounters!

Spot the Royal Bengal Tiger!

The chances of spotting a royal Bengal tiger at Pench are high as the national park is primarily known for its species of big cats. It is also home to 39 species of mammals, 13 species of reptiles, and 3 species of amphibians. You will spot several chital, sambar, nilgai, wild pig, gaur and jackals here. If you are lucky, you may also see Indian leopard, sloth bear, and the striped hyena.

The jungle book connection

Pench national park also shares the honor of being the original setting of Rudyard Kipling’s famous work ‘The jungle book’. The book depicts Mowgli’s adventures and his battle with the furious Sher Khan. The national park also boasts rich biota and is dominated by open canopy mixed forests.

How guides and forest guards respond to forest calls?

If you are a safari person and love exploring wildlife via safari then you must not miss on how guides and jeep drivers respond to forest calls to decide which direction to head for maximum tiger spotting! From bird sounds to monkey calls, the guides and forest guards take a keen note of every activity going on inside the forest. Along with a joyous safari ride, they also teach you a thing or two.

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TAMIA - The Hidden Hill Station

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Kanha National Park - The largest park with the biggest cats

Spread across 940, Kanha National Park is one of the largest parks in Madhya Pradesh where the majestic royal Bengal tigers are found in good numbers. The Park is respected globally for saving the Barasingha from near extinction. No doubt, it is one of the best managed parks in Asia and a part of Project Tiger. 

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