Madhya Pradesh is blessed with abundant flora & fauna.
Each year, scores of tourists visit Madhya Pradesh to relish the exotic wildlife that the National Parks of Madhya Pradesh hosts.
The recent NTCA Tiger Census ‘2018 lauded Madhya Pradesh on the effective conservation of it’s Tigers.
As per NTCA, the top 4 National Parks in terms of Management Effective Evaluation are :
Pench Tiger Reserve : 93.75%
Periyar Tiger Reserve : 93.75%
Kanha Tiger Reserve : 92.97%
Satpura Tiger Reserve : 90.63%
Madhya Pradesh, with 3 Tiger Reserves in the slot and being proclaimed the “Tiger State” with 526 tigers, Madhya Pradesh is indeed a desirable destination for wildlife enthusiasts.
The best places to see tigers in the wild in Madhya Pradesh are :
Kanha National Park :
Kanha National Park is the largest national park of Madhya Pradesh & a feast for the eyes for wildlife enthusiasts.
An epitome of conservation,successful rehabilitation of the Hard ground Swamp Deer ( Barasingha ) speaks about the dedication & efforts of the forest dept as well as the local population.
It is also the first tiger reserve in India to officially introduce a mascot, “Bhoorsingh the Barasingha”.
Bandhavgarh National Park
Bandhavgarh is a place of mythological and legendary significance. The ancient Bandhavgarh Fort is of great importance as it is believed to have been gifted by Lord Rama to his younger brother Lakshmana. ‘Bandhav’ in English means brother and ‘Garh’ means fort. Hence the name, Bandhavgarh. Bandhavgarh dates back to 2000 years ago and you will find several man made caves with inscriptions and rock paintings.
Bandhavgarh is also the land of tigers. This is the place to visit if you want to spot the big cat. India’s top dwelling for tigers, Bandhavgarh National Park has the highest density of Royal Bengal tigers in the world. The sight of the majestic tiger, up close and personal, is said to trigger a sense of awe in you, of the kinds you would have only experienced in your childhood.
Pench National Park
Pench National Park derives its name from the Pench River that flows through the park.
In 2011, the park won the “Best Management Award”.
Pench National Park has been immortalized with it’s description in Ain-i-Akbari, and is the setting of Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book.
Satpura National Park
Madhai is located at the entrance of the most exquisite and beautiful forests in India – Satpura. Few places in the world can compete with its raw wilderness, absolute tranquillity and the air of mystique. It delights you with its rich wildlife, sprawling meadows, unending backwaters and spell-binding views that leave you awestruck and get you to be completely in sync with the magic of nature.
Panna National Park
Mines shining with diamonds within a national park that’s home to some of the biggest predators and waterfalls of dizzying heights; Panna has the amazing superpower to, both, calm you and thrill you!
The city’s royal past dates back to mid of 17th Centuary AD, when it became the capital of Maharaja Chhatrasal’s kingdom. On the other hand, with Ken River passing through Panna hills, the city has a wildlife-friendly present. You can spot the majestic tiger, the ghariyal – a huge reptile found only in the Indian subcontinent, and a variety of flora and fauna.
A visit to Panna will surely bring alive the child-like awe in you.
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