सतपुड़ा के घने जंगल।
नींद मे डूबे हुए से
ऊँघते अनमने जंगल।
In your childhood you might have come across this poem about the forests of Satpura. This enchanting forest and a paradise for nature lovers is the best kept secret of Madhya Pradesh, Satpura Tiger reserve. It offers a much-needed detox to the mind and body to those looking to escape the monotony of city life. You can easily spend a weekend or plan a staycation.
Why you should visit Satpura tiger reserve
Satpura tiger reserve has extremely rugged terrain consisting of sandstone peaks,narrow gorges and dense forests. It is situated near river Denwa and very rich in biodiversity. Flora consists of sal,teak,tendu, amla,mahua and bamboo. Wide variety of fauna inhabit this park including big cats, several species of deer, nilgai, wild boar, sloth bear, dholes, and the Indian giant squirrel. Also, hornbills and peafowl are common birds found here.
Although the park is less frequented unlike its famous counterpart Kanha National Park this makes the forest more alluring. A safari drive through Satpura promises mesmerizing beauty of its diverse wildlife. You can book your seat in jeep safari through the MP government forest department .
However, the seats get reserved quickly during peak winter months. You should make bookings for the seats at least 10-15 days in advance.