Have you ever wondered about the inspiration behind the ‘Jungle Book’ written by Rudyard Kipling. It is the Pench National Park situated in Madhya Pradesh, famous for its captivating beauty and rich wildlife. Altogether with Kanha, Bandhavgarh, Panna and Satpura, Pench is one of the prominent wildlife reserves of central India.
About Pench National Park
Pench National Park is located in the districts of Seoni and Chhindwara in the state of Madhya Pradesh near Maharashtra border. It derives its name from River Pence which flows through the park. Spread over a massive area of 758 sq km, including the core area, the forest is abundant in wildlife. Consequently about 40 species of mammals and 200 species of birds reside in the park. It is a habitat of numerous wild creatures like the Royal Bengal tiger, peafowl, sloth bear and Indian leopard. Since it is only a two hour drive from Nagpur, you can easily plan a weekend excursion to this forest.
The safari to explore the exotic wildlife of Pench can be booked through MP forest online. It also has the option of booking single seat and whole safari.
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Where to stay
MP tourism’s Kipling’s Court is a beautiful resort in an idyllic setting and a perfect place to stay during your visit. Moreover, you can even take morning or evening walks around the hotel with a wildlife expert to explore the rich diversity of birds.