Madhav National Park is located in Shivpuri district in the northwestern region of Madhya Pradesh. Shivpuri District enjoys royal history and it was once a summer capital for the Scindia’s,the earstwhile rulers of Gwalior.
The largest wildlife species inhibiting Madhav National Park are the beautiful little Chinkara, Chital and the Indian gazelle. They can be sighted with ease. Other species living in the park are sambar, Nilgai, four horned antelope, sloth bear, black buck, langur. Some other wild species occasionally found are striped hyena, tigers, jackal, chital, jungle cat, wild boar, gazelle, chinkara, crocodiles and more.
Madhav National Park in Madhya Pradesh is abundantly rich in bird species. Chanpatha is a manmade lake and a winter heaven for pochard, migratory geese, teal, pintail, gadwall and mallard. Some of the frequently spotted species are red-wattle lapwing, Indian pond heron, large pied wagtail and kingfisher. The avifauna of the park also features painted stork, cormorant, laggar falcon, white ibis, purple sunbird, golden oriole and Asian flycatcher.
All the National Parks of MP remain closed from 1st July till 30th Sept or as reviewed & declared by the Forest dept.
Each & every season offers a unique experience.
Winters are extremely chilly in this part & the temperature can fall upto 1°c.
In summers,the temperature can shoot upto 42°c.
Few regions in India can match Madhya Pradesh in sheer diversity, it’s rich heritage, egendary piligrim centres, breath taking scenic beauty and unparalleled wildlife makes it truly unique. It has 3 World Heriatge Sites – Khajuraho, Sanchi & Bhimbetka and is also ‘The Tiger State of India’.
Welcome to a many – splendored land.