Event Name: Kanha Wildlife Jungle Safari Total Seats: 12 Location: Kanha National Park, Madhya Pradesh Nearest City: Jabalpur, Maharashtra Grade: Easy Jungle Safaris: 4 Safaris
Description Kanha National park is the inspiration behind Rudyard Kipling's classic- The Jungle Book. As a child, everyone was fond of Mowgli and his friends from Jungle's book. Here is your great chance to explore Mowgli’s jungle.
Kanha National Park is one of the most sought-after destinations for wildlife enthusiasts worldwide. It has areas with dense forests and meadows, water bodies like streams and lakes which create a favorable environment and ambiance to support rich biodiversity and nurture a significant variety of birds. Kanha also lures the migratory birds to flock in.
Along with the gifts that nature has bestowed on Kanha, the eco-consciously designed properties present in this forest are definitely going to impress you with its rustic charm. When in Kanha don’t miss the opportunity to meet and click selfies with ‘Bhoorsingh the Barasingha’, the official mascot of Kanha National Park.
Major Attractions · Thrill of jeep safaris · Sightings of tigers and other animals in natural habitat · A paradise for bird watchers · Exciting sightings for wildlife photographers
About Kanha Kanha national park which is spread across 940 sq.km, declared a national park in 1955 and a tiger reserve in 1973. It is nestled in the Maikal Hills which sprawls across the Mandla and Balaghat districts. Kanha National Park has done remarkable work in saving the endangered species of Swamp Deer also popularly known as Barasingha, which is also the state animal of Madhya Pradesh.
This national park has stories from the era of Lord Ram, as per the great epic Ramayana, King Dasharatha killed Shravan Kumar while hunting a deer in this forest. A substantial chunk of tiger population thrives here and so you stand a better chance of spotting tigers.
Kanha attracts wildlife photographers mainly because it is home to the majestic tiger, Indian leopards, sloth bear, barasingha, Indian wild dog, foxes, jackals, spotted deer, sambar, barking deer and the four-horned antelope. If you are lucky and keep a sharp eye, you might also spot Nilgai, striped hyena and mouse deer.
Bird lovers would be delighted to know that Kanha brings around 350 species of birds like Scarlet Minivet, Black-hooded Oriole, Indian Roller, Malabar Pied Hornbill, Green Bee Eater, Asian Paradise Flycatcher, White Rumped Shama, White Bellied Drongo, Spangled Drongo, Racket Tailed Drongo, Twany Babbler, Jungle Babbler to name a few.