Kanha Tiger Reserve, also called Kanha National Park, is one of the tiger reserves of India and the largest national park of Madhya Pradesh state in the heart of India (central India). It is ranked in the top 10 Famous Places for Tourists and highland as a world class natural heritage. Apart from this under the excellent management of park officials Kanha has achieved the destination of having highest tiger population in the world. It is spread over an area of 940 kmsq. It is covered by the terrain of sal and bamboo forests, plateau, meadows and meandering streams.
The park has a significant population of Bengal tiger, Indian leopards, the sloth bear, barasingha and Indian wild dog. Kanha Tiger Reserve is home to over 1000 species of flowering plants. The highland forests are tropical moist dry deciduous type and of a completely different nature with bamboo (Dendrocalamus strictus) on slopes.
This tiger land consists of more than 125 tigers and only surviving population of swamp dear (Barahsingha) and around 300 identified bird species. Other commonly seen animals in the park include the spotted deer, sambar, barking deer and the four-horned antelope. The latter can be seen at Bamni Dadar climb. Recently,mouse deer have also been discovered in the tiger reserve.
4-5 days stay (for good wildlife sighting)
Neutral khaki, grey or green colors dresses
Carry cameras, binoculars, sunglasses, sunhats, notebooks, shoes.
Do not carry any mobile phone, inflammable item during safari.
Best season to visit is October – June.
Climatic Conditions –
October to February – Cold
March to October – Moderate
May to June – Warm