Kanha National Park

Kanha National Park Details, Timings, Route Info

This Tiger Reserve spreads over 2051 Sq Km. The core reserve area is 917 Sq Km. This forest is majorly occupied with Sal Trees.

This park is inhabited by the Chital Deer, Wild Boar, Jackal, Wild Dog, Tiger, Hard ground Barasingha, Leopard, Dhole, Bear, Gaur, Sambar, Langur, Indian Bison, Barking Deer, Sloth bear .etc

Jeep Safari and Elephant Safari are available. In Kanha, Tiger population is estimated around 100.

Jeep Safari is available in Morning and Evening Hours. Limited Gypsy Vehicles allowed inside Park.

Best Time: Early hours and Evening hours for Tiger Sightings.

Monsoon Timings: June to Sep.

Kanha National Park History

YearDetails
1879Declared as Reserve Forest
1933Declared as the Sanctuary
1973Project Tiger
1975Crocodile Breeding Project

Kanha National Park Opening Dates and Timings

TimingsMorning HoursEvening Hours
16 Oct – 15 FebSunrise to 11:00 am3:00 pm-  Sunset
16 Feb – 31MarSunrise to 11:00 am3:00 pm – Sunset
1 Apr – 30 JunSunrise to 11:00 am4:00 pm -Sunset

Current Booking at Kanha National Park

TimingsVehicle TypeSeating CapacityNo.Of Vehicles
Morning HoursGypsy122
 Canter182
Evening HoursGypsy61
 Canter181

Safari tickets can be purchased from the Counter for the Next day morning and evening.

Counter Timings: 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

One can purchase 6 tickets. One ticket per person.

Advance booking is available for Safari tickets.

How to reach Kanha National Park?

By Air

  1. The nearest airport is at Jabalpur which is 170 Km away. Nagpur airport is 290 Km away. Raipur is 260 Km away.

By Train

  1. The nearest Railway station is at Gondia which is 127 Km away, Bilaspur is at 175 Km.

By Road

  1. Taxis are readily available from Jabalpur, Raipur and Nagpur stations.

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