If you are a travel buff who loves to indulge in offbeat adventure, this biodiversity hotspot deserves an itinerary soon!
Located at a distance of over 610 Km from Indore, Kanha National Park crowns the Maikal range of the Satpuras in Madhya Pradesh. Famed widely for its Tiger Reserve, the park has attained worldwide recognition for being one of the most prominent wildlife sanctuaries. With its jungle safari and Bammi Dadar (sunset point), Kanha offers a combination of adventure and serenity. So if you are a travel buff who loves to indulge in offbeat adventure, this biodiversity hotspot deserves an itinerary soon!
Spreading across vast areas of Mandala and Kalaghat
The park sprawls across the revenue districts of Mandala and Kalaghat, fencing a huge expanse of land. As per records, the area was declared as a reserve forest in 1879 and later, it was re-christened as a wildlife reserve in 1933. In 1955, Kanha got promoted to the level of a national park and it has continued to garner significant attention since then.
Covering a diameter of 940 sq km in the Maikal range of the hills, Kanha amalgamates the buffer and core zone together. With a total area of 1945 sq km, Kanha Tiger Reserve avows everyone with its breathtaking magnificence!
A royal home to a range of exquisite wildlife!
The park is encircled by awe-inspiring prairies and the different shades of green interspersed by myriad colours of the forest account for a splendid view. Adding value to the beautiful land, the lustrous streams amid the dense green forest enhances the ambience crafting an unrivalled aura.
Kanha is the appropriate home for a wide range of living beings, right from tigers to Barasingha and abundant species of plants, birds, reptiles and insects. With an array of spectacular offerings, the park enthrals everyone who visits it.
The story of this vivacious land has been an inspiration to many writers like Rudyard Kipling who wrote his famous 'The Jungle Book' on the forest. In fact, many filmmakers have been influenced by the exceptional beauty of the forest like Soham Shah, who produced 'Kaal' after incorporating the forest as a part of his script. So if you are enamoured by the attractions of this place, mark your long holidays on the calender and plan a trip soon!