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Pench National Park

1975

Opened in

758 Sq Kms

Total Area

Oct-June

Best Time to Visit

How to reach

Nearest Airport

Nagpur ( 100kms)   Jabalpur ( 157 kms)

Nearest Railwa St

Nagpur ( 102kms)   Jabalpur ( 158 kms)

Near By Parks to Visit

Kanha National Park

Tadoba Andhari National park

  • About Pench
  • Wildlife at Pench
  • Safari Gates
  • Safari Timing

Pench National park, nestling in the lower southern reaches of the satpuda hills is named after Pench river, meandering through the park from north to south. It is located on the southern boundary of Madhya Pradesh, bordering Maharashtra, in the districts of Seoni and Chhindwara.Pench National Park, comprising of 758 SQ Kms, out of which a core area of 299 sq km of Indira Priyadarshini Pench National Park and the Mowgli Pench Sanctuary and remaining 464 sq km of pench national park is the buffer area.

The area of the present tiger reserve has a glorious history. A description of its natural wealth and richness occurs in Ain-i-Akbari. Pench Tiger Reserve and its neighbourhood is the original setting of Rudyard Kipling’s most famous work, The Jungle Book.

Pench National Park has two division , one is in Madhya Pradesh and other one is in Maharastra. 

Wildlife at Pench

Animals :

  • Royal begal Tiger
  • Chital
  • Sambhar
  • Hard Ground Barasingha
  • Chousingha
  • Sloth Bear
  • Gaur
  • Wild Boar
  • Barking Deer

Birds :

  • Indian Golden Oriole
  • Malabar Pied Hornbill
  • Green bee Eater
  • crested Serpent Eagle
  • Emerald Dove
  • Yellow Footed Green Pigeon
  • Fly Catcher

Safari Gates at Pench National Park :

at Seoni ( Madhya Pradesh )

  • Touria
  • Karmajhiri
  • Jhamtara
  • Teliya
  • Rukhad

At Maharashta Side

  • Sillari
  • Khursapar
  • Kolitmara
  • Chourabuli
  • Khubada ( Sale ghat )
  • Surewani ( Nagalwadi )

Safari Timing at Pench National  Park : 
16th October to 15th February :
Morning Safari - Sunrise to 10:00 hours
Afternoon Safari - 14:00 hours to Sunset

16th February to 15th April :
Morning Safari - Sunrise to 10:00 hours
Afternoon Safari - 14:00 hours to Sunset

16th April to 30th June:
Morning Safari - Sunrise to 10:30 hours
Afternoon Safari - 14:30 hours to Sunset

  • The Park remains closed for the period from 20th June to 30th September.
  • Afternoon Safari on every Wednesday will remain closed.
  • Safaris will be closed on the day of Holi and Diwali
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