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Accommodation and Wildlife of Kanha National Park

Author: Uday Patel
by Uday Patel
Posted: Jun 13, 2020
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Spot tigers easily here in Kanha National Park. This is one reserve with more than a hundred tiger in the wild.

Since centuries, India was known for its wildlife throughout the world. It is the only known place on earth where you can find both the lion as well as the tiger. Though there are numerous wildlife reserves and National Parks in India, Kanha is among greatest tiger reserves. It consists of 1940 square kilometres of Savannah grassland, deciduous forest, gentle meandering rivers and tiny hills.

The reserve is home to around 100 tigers, 600 Barasingha i.e. swamp deer, 32,000 spotted deer, and several wild boars, bison, and different species of birds. It is among the prime tourism destination in Madhya Pradesh which receives lot of from tourists from different parts of the world. In the year 1974, the National Park was declared as a tiger reserve under the Project Tiger. This brought it under the net of additional conservation measures from the Central Government.

The climate here is usually tropical with warm summer’s temperature ranging from 23.9 degree C to 40.6 degree C. whereas, the winters are pleasant and cool with temperature of 23.9 degree C to 11.1 degree C. April to June in summer and November to January in winter is considered best time to visit Kanha National Park.

Kanha National Park’s Tourist Activities:

Jeep Safari: If you want to see a tiger here in Kanha, excursions on open jeep are best as the ride allows you to drive on the jungle roads. You can explore the jungles in the company of friends and family. Jeep safaris allow excursions in large area of the park thus increasing the possibility sighting many animals and birds. This is the best way to enjoy a safari holiday in India.

Birding: Experts say that there are more than 300 species of birds in Kanha National Park jungles. Thus, it is also a place for all those crazy bird watchers interested in watching different birds in the middle of the jungle. Some popular species are white-breasted kingfisher, crested serpent, common peafowl, Indian roller, grey horn bill, Malabar pied horn bill, Indian Pitta, hawk eagle, and racked tailed drongo.

Tiger Spotting: In this jungle it is the most amazing experience. Kanha is famous for its wildlife and its excellent jungle roads that enable tourists to spot the big cats easily. The tiger safari is best in the country and imparts a holistic experience to the wildlife enthusiasts. Remember you need to apply for a safari permit online before the excursions. Without the permit you will not be able to enter. The booking is done online at MPOnline Website.

Famous Resorts Hotels in Kanha:

There is no problem as far as lodging or accommodation of the tourists is concerned. There are many hotels near Kanha resort that offer luxury accommodation. There are many boutique as well as five star resorts for extra luxuries. These are premium properties that offer ultimate comfort and luxury in the remote confines. The buffer zone also has many cheap lodges for those conscious of their budget. You can reserve your stay online after a good review of the properties. Please seek reference and read reviews before you select a property.

The Park is situated near Jabalpur City in Madhya Pradesh in India. Jabalpur can be reached by air, rail and road from New Delhi & Mumbai.

About the Author

Uday writes often on Indian wildlife especially about the tigers. He works as a naturalist and is fond of travel. Uday also provides search engine optimization service and website contents in English.

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