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GETTING THERE

BY AIR:
Nearest Airport is Nagpur -80 km

BY RAIL:

Nearest Railway Station is Nagpur .

BY ROAD:
Nearest Bus stand Seoni,Khawasa

BEST SEASON:
Park remains open for the visitors from 1st October to 30th June, but the best season for visitation is from December to April

OTHER NEARBY TOURIST SPOTS
Rukhad Forest, Jawaharlal Nehru National Park of Maharashtra, Totladoh Reservoir and Dam

Excursions available
at: Karmajihir and Turia

Activities : Vechile saferi,Elephant rides, Sher Darshan


 


Pench National Park (Tiger Reserve)
















The Pench National Park is named after the Pench River, which flows from north to south through the park. This river constitutes the district boundary of Seoni and Chhindwara districts of Madhya Pradesh in the upper region and State boundary with Maharashtra State in the lower region. This area became the 19th Tiger Reserve of India in 1992. The Tourist traffic is experiencing a very fast growth in this park.

The Pench National Park which constitutes the core of the Tiger Reserves was notified in the year 1983. The total area of the park is 292.85 sq.kms. The total area of the Pench Tiger Reserve is 757.85 sq.kms.

PRINCIPAL FAUNA
Tiger , Panther, Wilddog, Cheetal, Sambhar, Chausingha, Bison, Wildboar, Langur and many other species of mammals and reptiles besides around 200 sps. of birds. .

PRINCIPAL FLORA
Teak, Saja, Bija, Jamun, Dhaora, Mahua, Semal, Lendia, Aonla, Tendu, Dhaman, Palas, Kusum, Arjun, Baheda, and Bamboo, apart from numerous Sps. of grasses and herbaceous flora.

MEANS OF TRAVELLING(INSIDE THE AREA)
Petrol four wheeler vehicle or four wheel drive Diesel vehicle which is not older than five years


WHERE TO STAY

1.Forest Rest House Karmajhiri
2. MPSTD lodge and many private lodges at Turia and nearby villages

 


WHOM TO CONTACT FOR RESERVATION
  The Field Director, Pench National Park, Seoni
  Phone/Fax- 07692-223204(O)





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