One of the most gorgeous national parks in Madhya Pradesh, Panna National Park is hailed for the variety of flora and fauna it is home to. With the river Ken flowing through it, this national park strikes awe in the mind of every nature lover. One can enjoy the beauty of this place by taking a boat safari or an elephant safari.
Among the most fascinating tiger reserves in Madhya Pradesh, Panna National Park is famous for sightings of wild creatures like the Indian tiger, gharial, vulture, four horned antelope, etc. A few notable attractions that you should not miss while visiting Panna National Park are raneh falls, ken gharial sanctuary, mahamati prannathji temple, madla, ajaygarh fort etc.
Flora and Fauna:
Flora: Saja, Salai, Tendu, Achar, Kullu, Seja, Aonla, Mahua, Bel, etc.
Fauna: Tiger, Jungle Cat, Wild Dog, Leopard, Hyena, Sambar, Sloth Bear, Blue Bull, Spotted Deer, Four-horned Antelope, Chinkara, Porcupine, Hare, Rusty Spotted Cat, Ratel, Tree Shrew, etc.
Summer: Morning: 5:30 am to 9:30 am
Evening: 3:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Winter: Morning: 7:00 am to 10:30 am
Evening: 2:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Safari Cost: - INR 1000 per vehicle (for Indians)
- INR 2000 per vehicle (for Foreigners)
Location: NH 75, Chhatarpur, Madhya Pradesh 471405
Total Area: 542.7 square kilometers
Best time to Visit: November to June
How to reach:
By Air: The National Park can be reached from the Khajuraho airport which is at a distance of 26 km.
By Rail: One can reach Panna National Park by rail through the nearest railway station Jhansi that is about 176 km away.
Note: -At Panna afternoon shift of Jeep Safari remains closed for visitors on every Wednesday.
-Morning & Afternoon both the shift remain close on Holi festival (In the month of March)
Where to Stay: Here are the most luxurious resorts in Panna National Park.
For more details, check this amazing guide of Panna National Park.