Kanha National Park is one of the well known tiger reserve all over the world. It is situated along the Banjar and Halon Valleys of Mandla a district of Balaghat in the state of Madhya Pradesh. The formation of this park was after a great issue of arguments when there got to extensive killings of wild animals.

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Kanha is a dense mixed type of forest. Animals like Sambar, Barking Deer, Gaur and four horned Antelopes are seen roaming around the park. It has a wide range of wild species. Kanha is enriched with some 22 kinds of mammalian species. The mammalians that can be seen easily are Striped Palm Squirrel, Common Langur, Jackal, Wild Pig, Chital the Spotted Deer, Barasingha or Swamp Deer, Sambar and Black Buck. Animals not seen commoly in the sanctuary are Tiger, Indian Hare, Dhole or Indian Wild Dog, Barking Deer, Indian Bison or Gaur. If one put in with some patience the sight of beautiful animals like Indian Fox, Sloth Bear, Striped Hyena, Jungle Cat, Leopard, Mouse Deer, Chousingha or the Four Horned Antelope, Nilgai, Ratel and Porcupine will come into view. Some species are very rare in view. Wolf are residing in the distant east place of the National Park, Chinkaras are playing outside the northern boundary of the park. Indian Pangolin, Indian Otter and small Indian Civets are rare in view in Kanha Park. Kanha also has a good number of bird species. Visitors should visit the bamboo and mixed forest as it harbors various species in the grassy forest. Water birds can be seen along the small rivers. Kanhas avifauna is not popular in the place of Sal forest inside the Park.

Travel information

One needs to get a permit coupon with a nominal charge of Rs 2 to visit Kanha Park for Indians and there is extra charge for vehicles too. The nearest air route access is possible from Nagpur at 266 km from Kanha. It is connected with most of the major cities of the Nation. Jabalpur is the nearest railway station to go for Kanha. It is 168 km far from Kanha and it links with various parts of India. The state roadways operate two buses daily. The roadways connect to all the local cities and the interstate services too. The best time to visit is from November to January, and it is closed during the monsoon months from July to November.
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