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GETTING THERE

BY AIR:
Nearest Aerodromes are Bhopal , Nagpur, Jabalpur.
BY RAIL:
Nearest Railway Station is Hoshangabad, Itarsi and Pipariya.

BY ROAD:
Nearest Bus stand is Pachmarhi

BEST SEASON:
November to June

OTHER NEARBY TOURIST SPOTS
Bison Lodge museum, Jata Shankar, Rajgiri, Jamuna Pratap, Jambu Deep,  Reechhgarh, Dhupgarh,Mahadev, Panarpani Garden and others.

RELIGIOUS SPOTS ,FAIR PLACES AND ANCIENT TEMPLES                  Rock Shelters are found here in which rock paintings nearly 1000 years old is located in the area.  Mahadev ,Nagdwari are relogious spots of the N.P. where fairs are organized in Mahadev and in Nagdwari temple on the occasion of the Mahashivratri and Nagpanchmi respectively where thousands of people assemble. 


OTHER INFORMATION       1.Diesel four wheelers which are older than five years are not allowed inside the protected areas.                                  2.The Park is closed for the visitors during the rainy season.But Pachmarhi   is open for site seeing throughout the year


Satpuda National Park &Tiger Reserve
















Establishment : 1981

Area  - 524. Sq. Km.

The Tiger reserve encompasses Bori Wildlife Sanctuary and Pachmarhi wildlife    Sanctuary.While Bori is the oldest forest reserve in India and Panchmari is the only hill station of central India. Panchmari has numerous panoramic view points and water falls and has long been a pilgrimage centre for Worshippers of Shiva,especially for people from Vidharbha region of Maharasta.            The scenic splendour of the Pachmarhi   hill is unmatched by any formation for and wide.The forest department of M.P. was essentially born here when the soldier turned forester captain's James forsyth constructed the Bison lodge in 1862. His book'The High lands of Central India' widly describes his journey from Jabalpur to Panchmari with attendent advenures.Pachmarhi   has unique floral association is  that  sal occurs as an isolated patch, in a sea of teak forest, far away from its main distribution. Forest Department and M.P. Ecotourism Development Board are now promoting it as major trekking destinations

PRINCIPAL FAUNA 
Tiger,Panther,Sambhar, Chital,Bhedki,Blue Bull,Four-hornedantelope, Chinkara, Bision (Gour),Wild Boar, Wild Dog,Bear, Black buck, Fox, Porcupine, Flying squirrel, Mouse deer, Indian giant squirrel etc. and various species Birds may also be seen there.

PRINCIPAL FLORA                          Sal,Teak, Tendu, Aonla, Mahua, Bel, Bamboo etc.

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.The Forest rest House, Pachmarhi        2.Guest Houses of M.P.State Tourism Development Corporation at Pachmarhi.        3.Other Private Hotels at Pachmarhi Forest Rest House ,Madai

  WHOM TO CONTACT FOR RESERVATION
1. The Field Director Satpura Tiger Reserve, Hoshangabad Circle 07574-254838(0)             2. The Regional Manager of the M.P. Tourism development corporation Amaltas Complex ,Pachmarhi  .





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