Kanha National Park is the place that inspired Rudyard Kipling to write the renowned ‘Jungle Book’. The beautiful landscapes of the national park embrace a large variety of animals. Spanning an area of 940 sq. km, Kanha National Park is the largest national park in Madhya Pradesh.
Located at a distance of 165 km from the city of Jabalpur, this is one of the best destinations within a range of 200 km from it for the lovers of wildlife and nature. The park, apart from boasting significantly popular Bengal tigers, also houses a wide range of other animals like Swamp Deer, Spotted Deer, Barking Deer, Leopard, etc.
Besides, Bamni Dadar – the highest point in the park – offers breathtaking views of the setting sun in the backdrop of the lush jungles.
Famous for: Royal Bengal Tigers, Barasingha, Jeep Safari, and Elephant Safari.
Summer: Morning- 6:30 am to 11:00 am
Evening- 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Winter: Morning- 6:00 am to 11:00 am
Evening- 3:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Safari Cost: - INR 6500 per vehicle (for Indians)
- INR 9500 per vehicle (for Foreigners)
Distance from Jabalpur: 165 km
Location: Mandla and Balaghat Districts, Madhya Pradesh
Where to stay: Best & most relaxing places to stay in Kanha.