Tuesday, 23 January 2018

Kanha National Park (A Tiger Reserve)

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Kanha National Park is India's one of the most densed and beautiful forest. It is a place you would like to visit time and again. It is a Tiger reserve located in the state of Madhya Pradesh.The Kanha National Park  came into being in 1955. It is a part of Tiger Reserve, created in 1974 under Project Tiger.
The rare feature of the place the preservation of the rare hard ground Swamp Deer , which is also known as "Barasingha" in hindi language.
One of the main highlight of this place is Bamni dadar, also known as sunset point that offers the most awe-inspiring backdrop of the sunset against grazing Sambhars and Gaurs. Now lets talk about the most attractive part of this place which is the presence of Tiger. This is one of the rare places in India that projects tiger. now a days Tiger sightings is India is became very rare reason being the tiger killings. Government have made many efforts to preserve Tigers from extinction. The Project tiger was launched in India in 1972 as conservation programme for saving the Indian Tiger Population.
Now lets know some basics about kanha national park:-
Area : 1,945 sq km
Altitude : 600-900 m above sea level
The park was created in 1955 by a special law and, since then, it has dedicated itself in preserving a variety of animal species. Many endangered species have indeed been saved here. Today Kanha is among the few most scenic and beautiful wildlife reserves in Asia. 
Animals you can find in this place are :    Blackbuck, Swamp deer, Cheetal , 
Royal Bengal Tiger, leopards,sloth bear, Barasingha, Indian wild dog , birds and many more.
Nocturnal animals like fox, hyena, jungle cat, civets, porcupine, ratel or honey badger and hares can be seen outside the park confines.Reptiles like pythons, cobras, krait, rat snakes, vipers, keelbacks and grass snakes are nocturnal animals, and are therefore rarely seen. There are many species of turtles as well as amphibians found in or near the water bodies. How to reach : Jabalpur, the most convenient place to approach the Park from, has the nearest airport (175 km). Mandla (70 km) has a good connection with Kanha and there is a tourist taxi service from Jabalpur to the national park. From Jabalpur, the best way to travel is via Mandla and Nainpur.
There are three gates for entrance into the Park. The Kisli gate is best accessed from Jabalpur and stops at the village Khatia, inside the buffer area. The second gate is at Mukki and the third, most recently opened, gate is at Serai. 

Best time to visit Kanha :- 

 The park is open daily from 15th of October to 30th June. 

The opening timing for Kanha National Park is :
1. 15 November to 15 February - Sunrise to 12.00 noon and 3.00 pm to Sunset
2. 16 February to 30 April - Sunrise to 1200 noon and 4.00 pm to Sunset
3. 1 May to 30 June - Sunrise to 11.00 am and 5.00 pm to Sunset


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