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Nearby Attractions to Kanha :
Ramtek, Kalidas Memorial, Khindsi, Nagardhan Fort, Go-Vigyan Anusandhan kendra – a unique project based on cow products at Deolapar & dragon temple at Kamptee & Kawardha Temples in Chattisgarh. Alternatively from Kanha you may visit jabalpur for the Marble Rocks flanking the Narmada river.
Nearby Attractions to Bandhavgarh :
Bandhavgarh fort (permission needed). Since Bandhavgarh is further ahead to Kanha & Pench you can choose to visit the attractions near Pench & Kanha. Alternatively you may visit Khajuraho for the world famous carved Temple Complex and Panna Tiger Reserve.
Kanha National Park: 940 sq. km.
Kanha National Park is one of the largest national parks and tiger reserves in Madhya Pradesh, India. Totaling 940 sq. km., the park is located in the Mandla and Balaghat districts of Madhya Pradesh.
Kanha National Park consists of:
Combined, this makes Kanha the largest national park in Central India.
Kanha zone being the premium zone. Although all the zones are equally good as far as bio diversity is concerned but tigers in Kanha and Kisli zones are more accustomed to Gypsy and human traffic and so much easily sighted.
Kanha Museum is located inside the park and is amazing place to visit. This is the best place to get information about the topography and different interesting aspects about the park.
The Medicinal Plantation Conservation Area or the MPCA is located at village Boda Chhapri, 2 km from village Mocha and worth a visit.
This is one of the best ways to get a closer view of the animals of Kanha national park. Tourists can enjoy the amazing sightseeing as well as enjoy the wild animals in their natural habitat.
Jungle walk (Nature trails):
One of the best way to explore and understand the local bio diversity is on foot. Forest department has made jungle trails near Khatia entrance gate and Village Chhapri. To go on trail contact your accommodation provider or at the entrance gate. Nature trail at village Chhapri is highly recommended for bird watchers.