Wildlife Sanctuaries of MP

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Bori Sanctuary

Establishment: 1975
Area of the Wild Life Sanctuary - 646 Sq.Km.

PRINCIPAL FAUNA

Fossils Tiger, Panther, amber, Blue Bull, Chital, Barking deer, Four-horned antelope, Bear Chinkara, Bison, Wild boar, Wild Dog, Hyena, Wolf, Crocodile etc. Species of joint squirrels found only in this area and birds of many species may be also seen here.

PRINCIPAL FLORA

Sal, Bija, Teak, Teak, Tendu, Bel, Bamboo etc.
MEANS OF TRAVELLING (INSIDE THE AREA)
Petrol four wheeler vehicle or four wheel drive Diesel vehicle which is not older than five years

GETTING THERE

BY AIR:
Nearest Aerodrome is Bhopal

BY RAIL:
Nearest Railway Station is Itarsi

BY ROAD:
Nearest Bus stand is Itarsi

BEST SEASON:
November to April

OTHER NEAR BY TOURIST SPOTS

Prehistoric rock painting Pachmarhi.

OTHER INFORMATION

Entry in the Sanctuary is prohibited before and after the sunset.

Pachmari Sanctuary

Establishment: 1977
Area of the Wild Life Sanctuary - 417. Sq. Km.

PRINCIPAL FAUNA

Tiger, Panther, Sambhar, Chital, Bhedki,(Barking Deer), Blue Bull, Four-horned antelope, Chinkara,Bison,Wild Boar, Wild Dog, Bear, Black buck, etc. and various bird species may also be seen .

PRINCIPAL FLORA

Saja, Bija, Tinsa, Dhaora, Sal, Haldu, Palash, Kasai, Bel, Bamboo etc.
MEANS OF TRAVELLING (INSIDE THE AREA)
Four Four wheeler petrol and diesel vehicles, which are not older than five years.

WHERE TO STAY

  • The Forest Rest House, Pachmarhi
  • Hotel of M.P.State Tourism Development Corporation at Pachmarhi.
  • OtherOther Private Hotels at Pachmarhi

GETTING THERE

BY AIR:
Nearest Aerodromes is Bhopal, Jabalpur.

BY RAIL:
Nearest Railway Station are Itarsi and Pipariya

BY ROAD:
Nearest Bus stand is Pachmarhi

BEST SEASON:
November to June

OTHER NEAR BY TOURIST SPOTS

Bison Lodge, Jata Shankar, Amba Mai, Mahadev, Pandav Gufa, Dhoopgarh, Rajendra Giri, Handikhoh , Rajat Pratap , Chouragarh, Rock Painting etc.

RELIGIOUS SPOTS, FAIR PLACES AND ANCIENT TEMPLES

Mahadev ,Nagdwari, Rock Painting etc. Fairs are organized in Mahadev and in Nagdwari temple on the occasion of the Mahashivratri and Nagpanchmi respectively.

Son Ghariyal Sanctuary

Establishment: 1981
Area of the Wild Life Sanctuary - 209 Sq.Km. 200 meters wide strip along whole length of the river, both sides.

PRINCIPAL FAUNA

Alligators, Crocodiles, Tortoises may be seen here mainly and birds of different species may also be seen here.

MEANS OF TRAVELLING (INSIDE THE AREA)
Petrol four wheeler vehicle or Diesel four wheeler drive which is not older than five years.

WHERE TO STAY

  • Forest Rest house, Sidhi

GETTING THERE

BY AIR:
Nearest Airport is Banaras.

BY RAIL:
Nearest Railway Station is Rewa.

BY ROAD:
Nearest Bus stand is Sidhi.

BEST SEASON:
July to March

OTHER NEAR BY TOURIST SPOTS

Sanjay National Park, Sidhi.

Ken Ghariyal Sanctuary

Establishment: 1981
Area of the Wild Life Sanctuary - 45 Sq.Km.

PRINCIPAL FAUNA

Alligator, Chinkara, Chital, Wild boar Blue bull, Peacock, Monkey etc.

PRINCIPAL FLORA

Teak, Khair, Dhawda, Seja, Jamun (Syzizium) , Pakar etc.
MEANS OF TRAVELLING (INSIDE THE AREA)
Four wheeler petrol and diesel vehicles, which are not older than five years.

WHERE TO STAY

  • Circuit House
  • Khajuraho and Other hotels of Khajuraho

GETTING THERE

BY AIR:
Nearest Airport is Khajuraho

BY RAIL:
Nearest Railway Stations are Satna and Harpalpur

BY ROAD:
Nearest Bus stand is Khajuraho

BEST SEASON:
July to March

OTHER TOURIST SPOTS

  • Nauradehi Sanctuary
  • Sanjay Dubri Sanctuary
  • Ghatigaon Sanctuary

Phen Sanctuary

Establishment: 1983
Area of the Wild Life Sanctuary - 111. Sq. Km.

PRINCIPAL FAUNA

MainlyTiger ,Leopard, Wildboar,Cheetal, Sambhar etc. are found here . Moreover birds of several species may be seen here.

PRINCIPAL FLORA

Sal,TeaPRINCIPAL FLORA
Sal,Teak, Saja,Aonla, Tendu, Jamun, Bel, Bamboo etc.

WHERE TO STAY

  • Forest Rest House
  • Mandla and Motinala

GETTING THERE

BY AIR:
Nearest Aerodrome is Jabalpur.

BY RAIL:
Nearest Railway Station is Jabalpur and Balaghat.

BY ROAD:
Nearest Bus stands are Mandla and Balaghat.

BEST SEASON:
November to June

OTHER NEAR BY TOURIST SPOTS

  • Kanha National Park
  • Mandla and Fossil National Park Mandla

OTHER INFORMATION

The Sanctuary is closed in the rainy season.

Panpatha Sanctuary

Establishment: 1983
Area of the Wild Life Sanctuary - 249. Sq. Km.

PRINCIPAL FAUNA

Tiger, Panthers, Jackal, Wild dog, Chital, Sambhar, Blue bull, Porcupine, Chausingha, Bear etc. and various species of birds

PRINCIPAL FLORA

Sal, saja, Bija, Dhawda, Khair, Tendu, Bel, Acacia, Mahua, Bamboo etc. hich is not older than five years

WHERE TO STAY

  • The Forest Rest House at Tala (Bandhavgarh)
  • Other Private Lodges at Bandhavgarh

GETTING THERE

BY AIR:
Nearest Aerodrome is Khajuraho.

BY RAIL:
Nearest Railway Station is Umaria.

BY ROAD:
Nearest Bus stand is Umaria.

BEST SEASON:
November to June

OTHER NEAR BY TOURIST SPOTS

  • Bandhavgarh National Park
  • Bandhavgarh Fort
  • Khajuraho

RELIGIOUS SPOTS, FAIR PLACES AND ANCIENT TEMPLES

The Laxman Temple and the Shesh Shaiya Temple and Bandhavgarh Fort. Religious Fairs are organized here two times in the year (On Janama Ashtmi and Ram Navami)

Sardarpur Sanctuary

Establishment: 1983
Area of the Wild Life Sanctuary - 348 Sq.Km.

PRINCIPAL FAUNA

Kharmour and other birds.

PRINCIPAL FLORA

Teak ,Palash,Khjda,Gunradi and Grasses are mainly found here.
MEANS OF TRAVELLING (INSIDE THE AREA)
Four wheeler petrol and diesel vehicles, which are not older than five years.

GETTING THERE

BY AIR:
Nearest Airport is Indore.

BY RAIL:
Nearest Railway Station is Indore and Ratlam.

BY ROAD:
Nearest Bus stands are Dhar, Sardarpur,and Rajgarh

BEST SEASON:
July to October

OTHER NEAR BY TOURIST SPOTS

  • Mandu

RELIGIOUS SPOTS, FAIR PLACES AND ANCIENT TEMPLES

  • Mandu

OTHER INFORMATION

Khamour bird may be seen, from the month July to October, here.

Narsinghgarh Sanctuary

Establishment: 1974
Area of the Wild Life Sanctuary - 57. Sq. Km.

PRINCIPAL FAUNA

Chital, Sambhar, BlueBull, Leopard,Wild Boar, Bhedki, Crocodile and Birds of various kinds

PRINCIPAL FLORA

Teak, Saja, Dhawda, Khair, Bhaeda, Karonda, Karghai, Lendia, Arjun,Chandan etc.
MEANS OF TRAVELLING (INSIDE THE AREA)
Four wheeler Petrol or Diesel vehicles, which are not older than five years.

WHERE TO STAY

  • The Forest Rest House
  • Narsinghgarh

GETTING THERE

BY AIR:
Nearest Aerodrome is Bhopal.

BY RAIL:
Nearest Railway Station is Biora and Bhopal.

BY ROAD:
Nearest Bus stands is Narsinghga Road

BEST SEASON:
November to June

OTHER NEAR BY TOURIST SPOTS

  • Sanchi
  • Bheem-baithika
  • Bhojpur and Bhopal

RELIGIOUS SPOTS ,FAIR PLACES AND ANCIENT TEMPLES

Narsinghgarh Fort , Bada Mahadev, Chhota Mahadev , Haji Wali Dargah , Soulah Khamb etc. Fairs are organized near the temples of Bada Mahadev and Chhota Mahadev at Shivratri Festival

OTHER INFORMATION

There are many rock shelters in the sanctuary area where wall painting may be seen in the red and white.

Kheoni Sanctuary

Establishment: 1955
Area of the Wild Life Sanctuary - 123 Sq.Km.

PRINCIPAL FAUNA

Cheetal,Sambhar,Blue bull, Four horned antelope, Wild Boar, Barking Deer, wolf etc.

PRINCIPAL FLORA

Teak,Bija,Saja,Dhawada,Khair,Shisham,Baheda,Bamboo and others.
MEANS OF TRAVELLING (INSIDE THE AREA)
Four wheeler petrol andFour wheeler petrol and diesel vehicles, which are not older than five years.

WHERE TO STAY

  • Forest Rest House Kheoni.

GETTING THERE

BY AIR:
Nearest Aerodromesare Indore and Bhopal.

BY RAIL:
Nearest Railway Stations is Harda.

BY ROAD:
Nearest Bus stands are Kheoni, Kannod and Dewas.

BEST SEASON:
April and June

OTHER NEAR BY TOURIST SPOTS

  • Ujjain
  • Nemawar

RELIGIOUS SPOTS ,FAIR PLACES AND ANCIENT TEMPLES

For taking the bath in the 'Bal-Ganga' which flows in the forest village Kheoni, people come here 3-4 times every year. There is also an ancient Shiv temple in the village in which the ancient idols of the god and goddess have been found.

OTHER INFORMATION

  • There is no electricity supply in the village Kheoni.
  • Material of ration /Provisions is also not available in the surrounding area.

VEERANGNA Durgawati Sanctuary

Establishment: 1997
Area of the Wild Life Sanctuary - 24 Sq.Km.

PRINCIPAL FAUNA

Tiger, Panther, Spotted deer, Sambhar, Four horned antelope (Chousingha), Wild boar, Blue bull, Barking deer etc. Birds- Bhat- Titar, Peacock, spurfowl, Bater, Lavika, Hariyal, Fakhta, Snipe, Kala hans, Bar headed goose, Pin tail, Pochai, Dotted Snake Bird, etc. State Bird - Doodhraj.

PRINCIPAL FLORA

Dhawda, Tinsa, Tendu, Saja, Bija Baheda, Teak, Palas, Aonla, Jamun etc.
MEANS OF TRAVELLING (INSIDE THE AREA)
Four wheeler petrol and diesel vehicles, which are not older than five years.

WHERE TO STAY

  • Forest Rest House Damoh

GETTING THERE

BY AIR:
Nearest Airport is Jabalpur

BY RAIL:
Nearest Railway Stations are Damoh and Jabalpur

BY ROAD:
Nearest Bus stand is Damoh

BEST SEASON:
November to June

OTHER NEAR BY TOURIST SPOTS

  • Bhairhaghat
  • Nauradehi WLS
  • Singourgarh Fort
  • Kundalpur
  • Nohleshwar Temple

RELIGIOUS SPOTS ,FAIR PLACES AND ANCIENT TEMPLES

Singourgarh Fort, Battle field of Sangram shah, the famous Nohleshwar Shiv Temple

Sailana Sanctuary

Establishment: 1983
Area of the Wild Life Sanctuary - 13 Sq.Km.

PRINCIPAL FAUNA

The bird 'Kharmour' is the principal species of the Sanctuary, besides birds of the other species may also be seen here

PRINCIPAL FLORA

Grass is found mainly in the area. ars.

GETTING THERE

BY AIR:
Nearest Airport is Indore.

BY RAIL:
Nearest Railway Station is Ratlam.

BY ROAD:
Nearest Bus stand is Damoh

BEST SEASON:
July to September

OTHER NEAR BY TOURIST SPOTS

  • Kedargarh
  • Kedareshwar Temple and cactus garden.

RELIGIOUS SPOTS ,FAIR PLACES AND ANCIENT TEMPLES

Kedareshwar Temple

OTHER INFORMATION

In the rainy season Kharmour bird comes here for mating.

N. Chambal Sanctuary

Establishment: 1978
Area of the Wild Life Sanctuary - 435 Sq.Km.

PRINCIPAL FAUNA

Alligator, Crocodile, Otter, Tortoise, Gigantic dolphin, Blue bull, Rabbit, Wild boar are mainly found here.

PRINCIPAL FLORA

Babool, Khair, Khus, Moonj, Bamboo etc. are main species found here.
MEANS OF TRAVELLING (INSIDE THE AREA)
Four wheeler petrol and diesel vehicles, which are not older than five years.

GETTING THERE

BY AIR:
Nearest Airport is Maharajpur , Gwalior

BY RAIL:
Nearest Railway Station is Morena

BY ROAD:
Nearest Bus stand is Morena

BEST SEASON:
November to March

OTHER NEAR BY TOURIST SPOTS

  • Agra
  • Gwalior
  • Kakanmath Temple
  • Bird Sanctuary Bharatpur

OTHER INFORMATION

As the Sanctuary is basically situated in the river, fairs are organized on every religious occasion, such as Somvati Amavasaya, Lunar Eclipse Solar Eclipse, Ganga Dashhara etc. The fairs are organized at different Ghats of the river Chambal. Fort of Ater, Fort of Pinahat, Padhawali Archeological spot of Kuntalpur, Kakanmath temple.

Kuno Sanctuary

INTRODUCTION
Kuno Wildlife Sanctuary was notified by Government of Madhya Pradesh vide its notification No. 15/8/79/10/2 dated 16-01-1981. The total notified area of the Sanctuary is 344.068 Sq. Km. Kuno Wildlife Sanctuary is a part of Kuno Wildlife Division that was notified by Government of M.P. vide its notification No. F-25/36/2002/10-3 dated 08-04-2002 under the administrative control of Divisional Forest Officer, Kuno Wildlife Division, Sheopur (M.P.).Which inturn under the control of Chief Conservator of Forest, Lion Project, with head quarter at Gwalior as in charge of the ongoing Asiatic Lion Re-introduction Project in Kuno Wildlife Division. Kuno Wildlife Sanctuary has been identified as the most suitable alternate home/habitat by the WII, Dehradun for the re-introduction of the Asiatic Lion from Gir Forests, Gujarat.

CLIMATE
Kuno has a moderate climate regime which is slightly arid in nature. The average annual precipitation is 760mm, most of which precipitates between the end of June till September. Winter can be classified between October and mid of January where temperatures usually approach zero degrees centigrade. Frost is not uncommon in the winter whereas in December and January, the minimum recorded temperature in about 6.3 degree centigrade. Summers in this area take the temperatures to another extreme. May being the hottest month, temperature can soar up to 45 degree centigrade and above.

FOREST TYPE

According to the Champion and Seth classification, Kuno lies under the Northern Tropical Dry Deciduous forest with qualities IV A and IV B.

The forests under this sub-group can further be classified into the following types;

  • V 6/c-2 Northern tropical dry mixed deciduous forest 2
  • V b/e-1 Anogeissus pendula forest
  • V b/e-2 Boswellia forest

Kuno Wildlife Sanctuary area was the erstwhile shooting block of the then Gwalior Maharaja.

  • Total Area - 344.686 sq. km.
  • Longitude - 77007’E to 77028'E
  • Latitude - 25030'N to 25053'N
  • Geographic Landmarks - The Kuno River is the midrib of the Kuno Wildlife Sanctuary.
  • Annual Rainfall - 760 mm, average
  • Temperature - Mean Minimum: 6.3°C
  • Mean Maximum 45°C

Gangau Sanctuary

The Gangau Sanctuary constitutes of territorial forests of the present North and South Panna Forest Division to which a portion of the adjoining Chhatarpur forest division was included later. The reserved forests of the Park in Panna district and some protected forests on Chhatarpur side were the hunting grounds of the former rulers of Panna, Chhatarpur and Bijawar princely states in the past. The reserve is located on either sides of the Ken River which rushes from south to north through the Lower Vindhyan Formations within the park.

Details to be updated...

Ralamandal Sanctuary

Establishment: 1989
Area of the Wild Life Sanctuary - 5 Sq.Km.

PRINCIPAL FAUNA

Leapord Black buck,Sambhar,Chital,Blue bull, Jarak, Bhedki (Barking deer) Rabbit etc. and birds of various Species may also seen here.

PRINCIPAL FLORA

Teak, Saja, Chandan,Eucalyptus, Babul Bamboo etc. e the Sanctuary, is now being developed like an information center.

OTHER INFORMATION

Petrol four wheeler vehicle or four wheel drive Diesel vehicle which is not older than five years

WHERE TO STAY

The Forest Rest House, Indore.

GETTING THERE

BY AIR:
Nearest Aerodrome is Indore.

BY RAIL:
Nearest Railway Station is Indore.

BY ROAD:
Nearest Bus stand is Indore.

BEST SEASON:
Juy to April.

OTHER NEAR BY TOURIST SPOTS

A hunting hut was constructed by the people of the Holker State in 1905 on the hillock inside the Sanctuary, is now being developed like an information center.

OTHER INFORMATION

The scenic beauty of the hilly area and valleys in the Sanctuary is remarkable, which may be enjoyed merely by walking on the foot, by the visitors.

Nauradehi Sanctuary

Establishment: 1975
Area of the NP/WLS - 1197 Sq.Km

PRINCIPAL FAUNA

Tiger, Leopard, Wolf, Wild dog, Fox, Blue bull, Crocodile, Sambhar, Chital, Chinkara, Bear etc.

PRINCIPAL FLORA

Teak, Saja, Dhawda, Bhirra etc.
MEANS OF TRAVELLING (INSIDE THE AREA)
Four wheeler petrol and diesel vehicles, which are not older than five years.

GETTING THERE

BY AIR:
Nearest Aerodrome is Jabalpur

BY RAIL:
Nearest Railway Stations are Sagar and Damoh

BY ROAD:
Nearest Bus stands are Sagar and Rehli

BEST SEASON:
November to March

OTHER NEAR BY TOURIST SPOTS

  • Rangir
  • Gouridant Aron
  • Rahatgarh

RELIGIOUS TOURIST SPOTS, FAIR PLACES, ANCIENT TEMPLES

Dan Baba and Hulki Mai.

Karera Sanctuary

Establishment: 1981
Area of the Wild Life Sanctuary - 202. Sq. Km.

PRINCIPAL FLORA

The Great Indian Bustard, Padki, Baya, Tithari, Titar, Chital, Black Buck etc.
MEANS OF TRAVELLING (INSIDE THE AREA)
Petrol vehicle or Diesel vehicle which is not older than five years

WHERE TO STAY

  • Guest House of the Forest Deptt.
  • Hotel of M.P. Tourism.
  • Other local hotels.

GETTING THERE

BY AIR:
Nearest Aerodrome is Gwalior.

BY RAIL:
Nearest Railway Station is Jhansi.

BY ROAD:
Nearest Bus stands are Shivpuri, Karera.

BEST SEASON:
January to June

OTHER NEAR BY TOURIST SPOTS

  • Jhansi
  • Gwalior
  • Madhav
  • N.P.
  • Shivpuri

Ratapani Sanctuary

Establishment: 1976
Area of the Wild Life Sanctuary - 435 Sq.Km.

PRINCIPAL FLORA

Teak, Sheesham, Bija, Saja, Tendu, Khair, etc.
MEANS OF TRAVELLING (INSIDE THE AREA)
Four wheeler Petrol vehicle or Diesel vehicle which is not older than five years

WHERE TO STAY

  • Forest Rest house
  • Delabadi

GETTING THERE

BY AIR:
Nearest Airport is Bhopal.

BY RAIL:
Nearest Railway Station is Bhopal, Obaidullaganj.

BY ROAD:
Nearest Bus stands are Bhopal, Mandideep, Obaidullaganj

BEST SEASON:
October to April

OTHER NEAR BY TOURIST SPOTS

  • Shiv Temple Bhojpur
  • Rock Painting Bheem Baithika

RELIGIOUS TOURIST SPOTS, FAIR PLACES, ANCIENT TEMPLES

Shivling Temple Bhojpur, Ginnourgarh Fort. On occasion of Ram Navmi at Mahashivratri and Sankranti. A fair is organised at Shivling Temple Bhojpur.

Bagdara Sanctuary

Establishment: 1978
Area of the Wild Life Sanctuary - 478 Sq.Km.

PRINCIPAL FAUNA

Tiger, Panther, Chinkara, Cheetal ,Sambhar ,Wild Boar ,Black Buck, etc. and Birds of various kinds may also be seen here.

PRINCIPAL FLORA

Tendu, Dhawda, Khjair, Lendia etc.
MEANS OF TRAVELLING (INSIDE THE AREA)
Petrol or Diesel vehicle which is not older than five years

WHERE TO STAY

  • Forest Rest House

GETTING THERE

BY AIR:
Nearest Airport is Banaras and Khajuraho.

BY RAIL:
Nearest Railway Station is Rewa

BY ROAD:
Nearest Bus stands are Rewa and Sidhi

BEST SEASON:
November to June

OTHER NEAR BY TOURIST SPOTS

Son-Gharial Sanctuary Sidhi, Sanjay National-Park Sidhi, Sanjay-Dubri Wild Life Sanctuary Sidhi and Bandhavgarh National Park , Umaria

RELIGIOUS TOURIST SPOTS, FAIR PLACES, ANCIENT TEMPLES

The Rock Painting of the "Goura Hillock"..

Sanjay Dubri Sanctuary

Establishment: 1975
Area of the Wild Life Sanctuary - 365. Sq. Km.

PRINCIPAL FAUNA

Tiger, Panther, Sambhar, Cheetal, BlueBull, Barking Deer, Chinkara, Wild Dog, Bear, Wolf, Jackal, Wild Boar etc. and Birds of various kinds may be seen here

PRINCIPAL FLORA

Sal, Dhawda, Tendu, Harra, Bija, Sedha, Baheda, Saja, Salai, Mahua, Semal, Shishum, Aonla etc.

WHERE TO STAY

  • Inspection Hut Dubri
  • Forest Rest House, Bastua

GETTING THERE

BY AIR:
Nearest Aerodrome is Banaras.

BY RAIL:
Nearest Railway Station are Sidhi, Shahdol and Rewa.

BY ROAD:
Nearest Bus stands are Sidhi and Shahdol.

BEST SEASON:
15th of October to 15th of June

OTHER NEAR BY TOURIST SPOTS

Sanjay National Park, Sidhi, Bandhavgarh National Park, District Umaria

RELIGIOUS TOURIST SPOTS, FAIR PLACES, ANCIENT TEMPLES

There is an ancient Temple of Shivji, which is situated in the South Deva Beat. The local people do their religious-rituals in the temple and at the time of the "Basant Panchami", a fair is also organized here.

OTHER INFORMATION

The Sanctuary is closed in rainy season.

PENCH NATIONAL PARK (TIGER RESERVE)

The Pench National Park is named after the Pench River, which flows from north to south through the park. This river constitutes the district boundary of Seoni and Chhindwara districts of Madhya Pradesh in the upper region and State boundary with Maharashtra State in the lower region. This area became the 19th Tiger Reserve of India in 1992. The Tourist traffic is experiencing a very fast growth in this park.

The Pench National Park which constitutes the core of the Tiger Reserves was notified in the year 1983. The total area of the park is 292.85 sq.kms. The total area of the Pench Tiger Reserve is 757.85 sq.kms.

PRINCIPAL FAUNA

Tiger , Panther, Wilddog, Cheetal, Sambhar, Chausingha, Bison, Wildboar, Langur and many other species of mammals and reptiles besides around 200 sps. of birds.

PRINCIPAL FLORA

Teak, Saja, Bija, Jamun, Dhaora, Mahua, Semal, Lendia, Aonla, Tendu, Dhaman, Palas, Kusum, Arjun, Baheda, and Bamboo, apart from numerous Sps. of grasses and herbaceous flora.

MEANS OF TRAVELLING (INSIDE THE AREA)

Petrol four wheeler vehicle or four wheel drive Diesel vehicle which is not older than five years

WHERE TO STAY

  • Forest Rest House Karmajhiri
  • MPSTD lodge and many private lodges at Turia and nearby villages

GETTING THERE

BY AIR:
Nearest Airport is Nagpur -80 km

BY RAIL:
Nearest Railway Station is Nagpur .

BY ROAD:
Nearest Bus stand Seoni, Khawasa

BEST SEASON:
Park remains open for the visitors from 1st October to 30th June, but the best season for visitation is from December to April

OTHER NEAR BY TOURIST SPOTS

Rukhad Forest, Jawaharlal Nehru National Park of Maharashtra, Totladoh Reservoir and Dam Excursions available at: Karmajihir and Turia Activities : Vechile saferi, Elephant rides, Sher Darshan

Orchha Sanctuary

Establishment: 1994
Area of the Wild Life Sanctuary - 46 Sq.Km.

PRINCIPAL FAUNA

Spotted deer, Blue bull, Peacock, Wild pig, Monkey, Jackal etc. Besides these, birds of many species may also be seen here.

PRINCIPAL FLORA

Teak, Palash, Khair and other species.

MEANS OF TRAVELLING (INSIDE THE AREA)

Four wheeler petrol and diesel vehicles, which are not older than five years.

OTHER INFORMATION'S

As Orchha is a very good tourist place of our country, it is being visited frequently by the foreign tourists.

WHERE TO STAY

  • Rest Houses of Jhansi and Orchha.

GETTING THERE

BY AIR:
Nearest Airport is Gwalior

BY RAIL:
Nearest Railway Stations are Orchha and Jhansi

BY ROAD:
Nearest Bus stands are Tikamgarh and Jhansi

BEST SEASON:
November to June

OTHER NEAR BY TOURIST SPOTS

Jehangir Mahal, Raaj Mahal, Chhatriyans, Chaturbhuj Temple, Lakshmi Mandir, Phool Bagh Temple and other temples .

RELIGIOUS TOURIST SPOTS, FAIR PLACES, ANCIENT TEMPLES

Orchha Fort, Jehangir Mahal, Ram Raja Temple, Chaturbhuj Temple etc. Worshiping at Hanuman Temple Sinhapura is being done by local people and the visitors.

Singhori Sanctuary

Establishment: 1976
Area of the Wild Life Sanctuary - 288 Sq.Km.

PRINCIPAL FAUNA

Tiger, Leapord, Sambhar, Chital, Wildboar, Various Species of birds may also seen here.

PRINCIPAL FLORA

Teak (mainly it is teak forest but 40%mixed forest is also here. So it is a suitable place for wild life.

MEANS OF TRAVELLING (INSIDE THE AREA)

Four wheeler petrol vehicle or diesel vehicle, which is not older then 5 years.

WHERE TO STAY

  • Forest Rest House
  • Badi Forest Rest House Bamhori
  • P.W.D. Rest House, Bari.

GETTING THERE

BY AIR:
Nearest Aerodrome is Bhopal

BY RAIL:
Nearest Railway Station is Bhopal.

BY ROAD:
Nearest Bus stands are Badi Barely, Silvani, Raisen and Bhopal.

BEST SEASON:
November to February.

OTHER NEAR BY TOURIST SPOTS

Choukigarh Fort Bhandariya Temple and Caves of Jamgarh . On the Occasion of Shivratri fair is organised Bhandariya, Shiv Temple.

OTHER INFORMATION

As the suitable place for touring like Bhopal, Delabadi, Bhojpur, Pachmarhi are around the Sanctuary, this is a very good and suitable touring spot, for the visitors.

Ghatigaon Sanctuary

Establishment: 1981
Area of the Wild Life Sanctuary - 511 Sq.Km.

PRINCIPAL FAUNA

The Great Indian Bustard, Black buck, Chital, Monkey, Wolf, Blue bull, Wild boar, Fox, Hyena etc. And many species of birds are found here.

PRINCIPAL FLORA

Khair, Murjan, Palash, Seja, Dhawada, Royenja, Ghote, Beweg, Dhaman, Salai, Heans, Katli etc.

GETTING THERE

BY AIR:
Nearest Airport is Gwalior

BY RAIL:
Nearest Railway Station is Gwalior

BY ROAD:
Nearest Bus stands are Ghatigaon and Gwalior

BEST SEASON:
November to June

OTHER NEAR BY TOURIST SPOTS

Gwalior , Sonagiri, Shivpuri, Datia, Jhansi, Chanderi, Orchha etc

RELIGIOUS TOURIST SPOTS, FAIR PLACES, ANCIENT TEMPLES

  • Gwalior Fort and in the protected area of the Sanctuary ‘Dhuan Hanuman Temple’
  • People worship the ‘Dhuan Hanuman Temple’ and a fair is organized every year.
  • ‘Dev-cave’ is another religious spot Gwalior , Sonagiri, Shivpuri, Datia, Jhansi, Chanderi, Orchha etc

RELIGIOUS TOURIST SPOTS, FAIR PLACES, ANCIENT TEMPLES

  • Gwalior Fort and in the protected area of the Sanctuary ‘Dhuan Hanuman Temple’