Kanha National Park
Located in the central Indian State of Madhya Pradesh, Kanha boasts of having the largest variety of fauna than any other wildlife reserve in the country. Often called 'Tiger Land', Kanha is situated in a horse-shoe shaped valley bound by two districts spurs, and supports 22 species of mammals in the central parkland and the adjoining plateaus. Over the years, animals at Kanha have become bolder and more confident, making the park excellent for wildlife viewing and photography.
Area: 940 sqkm
Best time to visit: Febuary - June
Prominenet Fauna: Tiger, leopard, barasingha, gaur,
sambar, chausingha, nilgai, sloth bear, dhole, barking deer, blackbuck, wild-boar,
langur, red jungle fowl.
The nearest town to Kanha is Mandla (65 km by road). The nearest railway junction
from Kanha is Jabalpur which is about 160 kms away, while the nearest airport is
in Nagpur about 266 kms.
There are quite a number of places to stay for the normal as well as the budgeted
tourists. However the general opinion is that one has to rough it out. Forest Lodge,
MP Tourism Log Huts, Tourist Bungalow, Kipling Camps, Forest Rest Houses.
For Additional Information:
Project Tiger, Kanha
P.O Mandla, Madhya Pradesh