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Kanha National Park, India

Kanha Location : Located in the Mandla district of Madhya Pradesh, Kanha national park extends over an area of over 940-sq-kms. In 1930 Kanha area was divided into two sanctuaries called Banjar and Hallon of 300 Sq.km. and 250 Sq.km. It lies in Maikal mountain ranges.

How to Reach Kanha :

By Air : The Airport for Kanha National Park is the Jabalpur Airport at a distance of 165 km . Another airport for reaching kanha is the nagpur aiport situated at distance of 265 km. Ngapur airport has greater connectivity with leading cities of India.

By Rail : Nearest Railway Station for Kanha is the Jabalur railway station. Jabalpur railway station is 160 km from kanha

By Road : Kanha is very well connected by road with Jabalpur , Raipur , Nagpur and other nearby cities.

Best Time to Visit Kanha National Park : The visiting season to Kanha national park is within the months of April to June and November to January. The park is closed from July to Mid-October months, that is during the monsoon season. After monsoon, roads indside park are repaired and prepared for Jeep Safari for coming season. It is special right of Forest Department of Madhya Pradesh to decide the dates to open National Park for general public.

History of Kanha National Park: It is established as a National Park in 1st of June 1955 and declared as a Tiger Reserve in 1974.There are mainly two entrance gates of Kanha which are well known as Kisli and Mukki. 4 X 4 wheel drive gypsy vehicles regularly in morning and evening takes the tourist inside the National Park. The Surpan River meanders through Kanha's central meadows, grasslands that cover the extensive plateau. Steep rocky escarpments along the edges offer breathtaking views of the valley. Inside Kanha National Park, their are so many places to visit like Bamni-dadar, Shravan Taal, Dashrath Machaan, Lapsi Kabar etc.
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There so many popular stories have been written about this National Park. To visit Kanha, many Jabalpur travel agents and other tour operators offers best wildlife tour packages at competitive rates. Choose best Kanha Tour Packages and enjoy the trip to Kanha.

Kanha Jungle Safari Timings :

1. 15 November to 15 February - Sunrise to 12.00 noon and 3.00 pm to Sunset

2. 16 February to 30 April - Sunrise to 1200 noon and 4.00 pm to Sunset

3. 1 May to 30 June - Sunrise to 11.00 am and 5.00 pm to Sunset

Major Wildlife Attractions Of Kanha:
Spotting wild animals is always a matter of luck but Kanha is so rich in wildlife that the odds are titled in your favour. First time visitors are often so keen to spot the larger animals that they overlook the smaller ones. There are 175 varieties of birds in Kanha. So if you happen to be bird watcher, look forward to a full bird show. Most people are keener to meet Kanha's major attraction, the Tiger; still one has to be patient to spot one.
One can easily catch glimpses of all the grazers, a Porcupine, Gray Langurs, Mongoose, Hyena, Jungle Cat, even a Leopard. Other wild attractions in this Tiger country include varieties of Deer - the Barasingha, Chital or Spotted Deer, Chousingha, Nilgai, Gaur or Indian Bison and wild Pig. Apart from the animals you can also watch the rare species of birds in Kanha National Park
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Kanha National Park is noted for its last remaining population of the hard-ground race of the Swamp Deer. Apart from Swamp Deer, we can also found Tiger, Leopard, Gaur(Indian Bison), Chital, Sambar, Nilgai(Blue-bull), Chinkara, Chousingha, Barking Deer, Barasingha, Wild Boar, Wild Dog, common Grey Langur, Porcupine and around 200 bird species 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.

Other Attractions In Kanha:

Elephant Safari: The animals at Kanha are best observed from the elephant back and the open country makes the chance of sightings reasonably good.

Kanha Museum: There is a museum at Kanha national park, depicting attributes and activities of the park and the tribal culture of the state of Madhya Pradesh. In Kisli Museum one can find skeleton of Tiger, Gaur and other wild animals and vital information about wild animals and Kanha Tiger Reserve.

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