How to reach Kanha from Bhopal

Kanha National Park

The vast grasslands of Kanha National Park, stretching over an area of 2,000 sq km, are surrounded by the Satpura Mountains, which stand at heights ranging from 450 and 900 m. comprising the Banjar and Halon valleys of the erstwhile princely provinces of Central India, Kanha became a hunting ground for the British between 1879 and 1910. In 1933, it was established as a sanctuary and was eventually declared a National Park in 1955. 

Bhopal

The capital of Madhya Pradesh, Bhopal situated in the heart of India, boasts a fascinating confluence of historicity and modernity.

 It derives its name from the ancient 11th century city of Bhojpal – ruled ruled by Raja Bhoja  of the Paramara dynasty –  upon who’s foundations it stands today. In fact, it was an Afghan General Dost Mahammad Khan, who founded what was to grow into present day Bhopal in 1723 after Auragzeb’s death.

THE BEST PLACE TO SEE TIGERS IN THE WILD

KANHA NATIONAL PARK

Visiting Kanha National Park is very convenient from Bhopal.

Guests can take a train for Jabalpur & hire a taxi for Kanha or drive down from Bhopal to Kanha.

NATIONAL PARKS OF MADHYA PRADESH

KANHA | BANDHAVGARH | PENCH | PANNA | sATPURA

“Kanha National Park is  the largest national park of Madhya Pradesh & a feast for the eyes for wildlife enthusiasts. It is also the first tiger reserve in India to officially introduce a mascot, "Bhoorsingh the Barasingha".

BY TRAIN

Bhopal ( BPL ) is having direct trains each day for Jabalpur ( JBP ).

We can provide pick up from Jabalpur railway station & direct transfer to Kanha National Park.

Bhopal – Jabalpur

Train No

Train Name

Origin

Departure Time

Destination

Arrival Time

22187

Intercity Exp

HBJ

05:10

JBP

10:40

11463

SMNH Jbp Exp

BPL

07:50

JBP

14:20

22191

INDB JBP EXP

BPL

23:30

JBP

05:35

18233

Narmada Exp

BPL

23:40

JBP

06:25

Jabalpur – Bhopal

Train No

Train Name

Origin

Departure Time

Destination

Arrival Time

Total Running Time

22188

Intercity Exp

JBP

16:17

HBJ

22:05

05:48H

12192

Jbp NZM SF Exp

JBP

17:30

BPL

23:42

06:12H

18234

Narmada Exp

JBP

21:05

BPL

04:05

07:00H

22192

JBP INDB Exp

JBP

23:50

BPL

05:35

05:45H

On the day of arrival at Jabalpur, guests can plan a trip to Bheraghat (Marble Rocks) and subsequently proceed for Kanha.

Or while returning back, guests can visit Bargi or Bheraghat as well witness the “Narmada Aarti” at Gwarighat before boarding the overnight train for Bhopal.

How to reach Kanha National Park from Bhopal - By Road

The roads from Bhopal to Kanha National Park is moderately smooth with traffic. The total drive is of 430 kms & will take around 10 hrs.

Navigation for Bhopal to Kanha National Park

  • Take Galla Mandi Rd/Pul Bogda Roadand Raisen Rd to NH146 in Patel Nagar – 26 min 11.7 km
  • Continue on NH146to Dehgaon
  • 1 h 19 min (64.7 km)
  • Follow Bamhori Rdto MPSH 15 in Bhesara
  • 41 min (27.4 km)
  • Take MP SH 44, MP SH 22and NH 44 to Palari Rd in Thaori
  • 4 h 24 min (209 km)
  • Continue on Palari Rd. Take Dhanora – Mandla Rdand Niwari-Pindrai Rd to MP SH 11/MP SH 11A in Niwari
  • 1 h 16 min (48.1 km)
  • Drive along Chiraidongri – Kanha Rd
  • 1 h 38 min (59.8 km)
  • Turn right
  • 3 min (650 m)
  • Arrive Kanha

THE HEART OF INCREDIBLE INDIA

MADHYA PRADESH

Madhya Pradesh can be said to be the microcosm of India, for the land reflects the glory of India in many ways. These can relate to the architectural grandeur of its palaces, temples and mosques, the natural beauty surrounding the Vindhyas and other regions, the prehistoric art at places like Bhimbetka, the pilgrimage centres of Amarkantak, Chitrakoot and others, and the adventure trail of the tiger sanctuaries to name a few. For those with a

spiritual bent of mind and in the quest for peace and tranquility, the land of Sanchi can be an added attraction in the Madhya Pradesh tourism circuit.

ORCHHA

HERITAGE

pACHMARHI

LEISURE

PENCH NATIONAL PARK

WILDLIFE

SANCHI

HERITAGE

BANDHAVGARH NATIONAL PARK

WILDLIFE

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