Kanha National Park : The Jungle Book
The enchantment of the Kanha National Park lies in its dense emerald forests which hides scores of natural treasures in its lush foliage. Stay inside the fantastic landscape and you will be transported to an oddly familiar place where Mowgli frolics with Baloo while Bagheera is on the lookout for Sher Khan. Yes, it is here in the wilds of Kanha where Rudyard Kipling based his famous work, ‘The Jungle Book’. The incredibly massive forests hide, inside its lush green shawl, a divine beauty that can only be found in nature. Wildlife thrives in abandon here. The rivers, Banjar and Helon meander through the landscape giving a splash of blue on the greenish labyrinth. The immense depth of the Kanha National Park in terms of area and diversity of wildlife make it the perfect place to enjoy a few jungle safaris. The incredible forests of Sal trees provide the perfect foliage for leopards and tigers to enjoy. The vast expanses of meadows are filled with huge populations of antelope and deer. The rare Barasingha has also made its home here. Languor are frequently spotted along with a gaur or two. The skies will be filled with 300 avian species whose cries reverberate through the entrancing landscape.
How to Get There
Jabalpur Airport is most suitable for reaching Kanha National Park. Jabalpur Airport is well connected with Mumbai & Delhi. One can reach Kanha National Park by a private charter plane also. There is a small air strip available near kanha in Balaghat district of Madhya Pradesh State which is about 100km away from Kanha National Park.
The Nearest Railway Stations for accessing Kanha National Park is Gondia & Jabalpur.
Kanha National Park is well connected from the major destinations of Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra & Chhattisgarh by Road. Distance from place; Jabalpur: 129 km,