Jungle Safari at Kanha National Park
Safari in Kanha National Park is bifurcated into 4 core & 4 buffer zones.
Kanha zone : It’s a premium core zone. The topography is primarily meadows & lush green forest & has the largest collection of Sal tree’s. Kanha was the largest village & was relocated in 1972. The erstwhile farmlands are now meadows & is the primary habitat of Tigers, Barasingha ( Hard Ground Swamp Deer ) & the Indian Bisons ( Gaur). The forest department has an establishment inside Kanha zone known as “Centre Point” which has a museum & interpretation centre. Has a Barasingha & Black Buck enclosure to ensure conservation. Reports high sighting of tigers too.
Kisli zone : This is a core zone & primarily dense moist deciduous forest & habitat of Indian Bison ( Gaur ) & wild dogs ( dholes ). Reports high sighting of tigers too.
Mukki zone : This is a core zone & incorporates maximum numbers of river beds & hence, reports high sighting of tigers too. It’s a thick sal forest & has a tiger rescue camp located.
Sarhi zone : This is a core zone & is predominantly foot hills It’s a perfect breeding ground for the sloth bears & blue bulls ( Nilgai ).
Phen zone : It’s a buffer zone & is 90 kms from Khatiya gate & 60 kms from Mukki gate. It has a dense topography & a vivid landscape. A relatively virgin territory, a must visit for tourists. Habitat of leopards, sloth bear & wild dogs.
Khatia zone : It’s a buffer zone & is adjacent to Kisli core.Has a good habitat of wildlife. Entry is from Khatia main gate.
Sijora zone : It’s a buffer zone & has a good herbivorous population.
Khapa zone : It’s a buffer zone & entry is from Mukki gate. Located adjacent to Mukki core, an excellent place to relish the flora & fauna of Kanha National Park.
Places to visit in Kanha National Park
Located 30 kms from Khatia gate, is a non scheduled forest & primary habitat of Indian Rock Pythons.
Gidli Gubra Waterfall
Located 20 kms from Khatia gate, tourists can enjoy the small waterfall. We can arrange high tea as well as lunch here.
Best time to visit Kanha National Park
The Park remains closed from 1st of July to 30th of September each year. However, during this period, the buffer zones are open for tourism. Wildlife sighting is extremely high during summers whereas winters offer a spectacular view of the fog & mist settling on the meadows. The forest is also lush green during this period.
Safari permits for Kanha National Park
The permits which authorize a tourist to avail the safari’s are under the jurisdiction of the Forest Department of Madhya Pradesh. There is also a restriction on the number of permits issued each day & each zone. Hence, they are very sought after & exhaust soon. It is advisable to plan the trip well in advance. i4u Travel Services assists & facilitates tourists in arranging the safari. We also offer pickup & drop from the resort for all the safari’s.
i4u Travel Services is the Kanha National Park Tour Specialist
We, as an authorized GSA of Madhya Pradesh Tourism ( MPSTDC ), assist tourists in the formulation of a dynamic itinerary, suggestions about the appropriate flight/train connections, transfers, fooding & lodging as well safari’s. By virtues of our proximity with Madhya Pradesh Tourism, we enjoy an edge & preference which is professional passed on to our guests. As a veteran Inbound Travel Operator in Madhya Pradesh, our experiences help tourists solicit incredible memories on their trip to Madhya Pradesh.
Accomodation & Food at Kanha National Park
As an authorized GSA of Madhya Pradesh Tourism ( MPSTDC ), we offer three MPSTDC resorts at Kanha National Park for our guests :
- Baghira Jungle Resort, Mocha
- Kanha Safari Lodge
- Gawa Kanha Resort
Apart from these, we also offer luxurious & premium accommodations like Taj Banjar Tola as well as budget accommodations too.
All our packages are inclusive of meal plan.