Kanha Tiger Reserve
On the slopes of the Maikal range, the Kanha National Park covers 940 square kilometres. By combining the buffer and core zones, the Kanha Tiger Reserve covers an area of 1945 square kilometres. Through Kanha Tiger Safari, nature lovers can enjoy breathtaking sceneries, and vast expanses of meadows along patches of tall woodlands. The sparkling streams amidst the deep jungle enliven and make the landscape even more gorgeous and visually appealing. Rudyard Kipling, a well-known author, drew inspiration from this vibrant land for his masterpiece "The Jungle Book."
Location of Kanha Tiger Reserve
Kanha National Park is located in Madhya Pradesh, in the heart of India, where the central Indian highlands are found. This park is situated in the Maikal range of Satpuras. The park expands throughout the two districts of Mandala and Balaghat. The park has been named one of the world's best wildlife locations. The Park was set up as a reserve forest in 1879. Shortly, it was reclassified as a wildlife sanctuary in 1933. By the end of 1955, the park received a new designation as a national park.
Key Attraction of Kanha Tiger Reserve
The Kanha National Park is undoubtedly a sanctuary for untamed life, offering a natural home for them. A place teeming with a wide variety of flora, the Kanha National Park is famous for hard ground Barasingha, which is dubbed "the jewel of Kanha". Due to its unique topography, this reserve has captured the attention of numerous tourists from all over the world. The ideal spot to see the sunset is at Bamni Dadar, commonly known as Sunset Point.
The park is home to a significant number of Royal Bengal tigers, Indian leopards, sloth bears, and Indian wild dogs. It is also India's first tiger reserve to have a mascot, "Bhoorsingh the Barasingha."
Tiger Safari in Kanha Tiger Reserve
Visitors can enjoy vehicle safari drives in four separate areas in Kanha: Kisli, Mukki, Kanha, and Sarhi. Buffer zones of Kanha National Park -Khapa zone on the Mukki side and Khatia zone on the Khatia side of the park can be visited on Wednesday evening when the core areas of the park are closed.
Night safaris are also conducted in the buffer zones of Kanha
For photographers and wildlife enthusiasts, the park offers a full-day safari
option which offers zone-free and route-free access within the tourism area. In a full-day safari visitors also get 15-minute early entry and they can exit the park 15 minutes later than normal tourists. To know more about full-day safari options at Kanha, get in touch with our experts.
For those interested in exploring this beautiful habitat on foot, a walk along the Banks of Banjar River is strongly recommended
Contact Tigerwalah to Book a Tiger Safari in Kanha Tiger Reserve
Experience the Kanha Tiger Reserve tiger safari tours with expert guides with Tigerwalah. All of our drivers, guides, and naturalists are extremely passionate and knowledgeable about the jungle and its legends. They will accompany you on all of your tiger safari adventures and make your journey insightful and safe!
Nearest Airports: Jabalpur/ Raipur/ Nagpur
Nearest rail head: Gondia/ Jabalpur
Park Opens: 1st Oct to 30th June
Safari options: Regular Jeep safari, Night safari, Full day safari, nature walk
Park Holidays: Wednesday Evening, Diwali and Holi (full day on both festivals)