Kanha National Park
Kanha National Park has been immortalized by Rudyard Kipling through his famous “Jungle Book” which was set in the backdrop of the of Kanha National Park in Madhya Pradesh, . Kanha tiger reserve is one of the finest protected areas in India and one of the most visited tiger reserves in the country. Kanha is also the only home to the rare Hardground Barasingha, an endangered swamp deer species. Kanha was declared a National Park in 1955 and a Tiger Reserve I 1974. With an area of 1940 square kilometers (including buffer Zone), Kanha National Park is the largest tiger sanctuary in the state of Madhya Pradesh.
Kanha is home to more than 22 mammal species, including striped hyena, wolves, gaurs, wild dog, fox, and the big cats like leopards and tigers. Wolves and Chinkara are listed as the species which are rarely sighted in the national park. Gaur is the largest mammal found in the Kanha National Park.
Besides a large number of mammal species, Kanha is also home to more than 300 species of birds.
Kanha boasts of rich Sal & bamboo forests with large grasslands rivaling its African counterparts, nested in the Maikal Range of Satpura hills, and spread between two districts of Mandla and Kalaghat of Madhya Pradesh. The most visited zones in the Kanha National Park are Kanha gate and Mukki gate, where you can find a very rich diversity of wildlife including the easy sightings of Barasingha in the grasslands. Bamni Dadar is one of the beautiful areas of the national park and is famous for its stunning sunset with wildlife roaming around in the background of the lush green forests of the tiger reserve. There are four tourism zones in Kanha National Park, Kanha, Mukki, Sarhi, and Kisli. The forest department guidelines make it mandatory that a visitor into the protected area must be accompanied by a forest department guide.
You would also like to visit the Kanha museum, where the natural heritage of the national park has been put on display through well-preserved specimens of wildlife found in the area.
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