Pench National Park, wildlife sanctuary and Tiger reserve

Pench national park is situated in Madhya Pradesh. In 1977, Pench was announced a sanctuary and after 6 years it raised as a national park. In 1992 this national park becomes the Tiger reserve. The description of this place is covered in Ain-i-Akbari written by Abul fazal

Pench national park
Tiger Cubs at Pench

This park is extended over 257 sq. km.  The water rafting is famous in this park. Turiya and karmajhiri are two famous gates of this wildlife sanctuary.

Wildlife in Pench national park: –
Indian rollar
Indian rollar

 According to the Tiger census report 2011, there are 25 tigers in this Tiger reserve.  Some of them are sambhar, jackal, leopard, monkey and wild dog. Apart from that there are 13 species of reptiles, 3 species of amphibians and 39 species of mammals

According to the wildlife authorities of this park there are 210 species of birds that make this sanctuary very rich.

Bird species of this national park includes bulbul, munias, minivets orioles, blue kingfisher and peacock. Some of them are local and others are migratory.
How To reach: –
  • Nagpur is the nearest airport station which is 70 km far from Pench national park. Nagpur is also a railway station from here you can grab the train from other places.
  • By Bus you can reach here from Ramtek, from here the regular bus services are available from this national park. 

Timing-  This Park is open from morning 5am to 7pm, the park is closed in rainy season.

There are also a cluster of villages around the park where you can get a glimpse of the local culture and customs of the Gond tribe. Pench is a dream for any wildlife lover. The adventures and mind blowing experience is here for the tourist.  

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