An Insight :Kanha, also located in Central India is one of India's finest Tiger reserves. It inspired Rudyard Kipling's epic, the Jungle Book. Home to an amazing variety of animals in different habitats , the Kanha forest is a unique experience, as the rich tree cover interspersed with open grasslands allows for a rich animal population density similar in scope to the animal rich national parks of Africa.
|Lets Explore Kanha : Wildlife Safaris
Wildlife in the Park -Wandering through the Kanha National Park on a Jeep Safari, the chances of seeing a tiger are quite good. . Other wild attractions in this Tiger country include varieties of Deer - the Barasingha, Chital or Spotted Deer, Chousingha, Nilgai, as well as the majestic Gaur or Indian Bison and wild Pig. Also to be seen in the Kanha National Park are Porcupines, many Gray Langurs, Mongoose, Hyena, Jungle Cats, and even Leopards.
Bird Species in the Park - There are 175 varieties of birds in Kanha, so if you happen to be a bird watcher, there is plenty to look forward to for you in Kanha. Among the most commonly seen birds in the Kanha National Park are the Black Ibis, Bee-eaters, Cattle Egret, Blossom-Headed Parakeets, Pond Heron, Drongos, Common Teal, Crested Serpent Eagle, Grey Hornbill, Indian roller, Lesser Adjutant Stork, Little Grebes, Lesser Adjutants, Lesser Whistling Teal, Minivets, Pied Hornbill, Woodpecker, Pigeon, Paradise Flycatchers, Mynas, Peafowl, Red Jungle Fowl, Red Wattled Lapwing, Steppe Eagle, Tickell's Flycatcher, White-eyed Buzzard, White-breasted Kingfisher, White-browed Fantail Flycatcher, Wood shrikes and Warblers, making it a delight for bird watchers.
|Where is Kanha?
By Air - Jabalpur, 200 kms is the most convenient airport, connected by a daily flight from Delhi. Nagpur, 260 kms is the other airport for visiting Kanha and is connected to Mumbai and Delhi by daily flights.
By Rail - The nearest railhead is Jabalpur 200 kms. Jabalpur is connected by several daily overnight trains to Delhi and Agra. The other important railhead for Kanha is Nagpur, which is 260 kms/6 hrs away, and is very well connected on the Indian railway network.
By Road - Kanha is 275 kms from Bandhavgarh National Park and 200 kms from Pench National Park.