Pench National Park

Welcome To Pench National Park

Pench Tiger Reserve comprises the Indira Priyadarshini Pench National Park and the Pench Mowgli Sanctuary. It is named after the Pench river that flows through it.

Rudyard Kipling’s Mowgli’s adventure and his battle with the furious Sher Khan is based on this very landscape in Madhya Pradesh. The places described in the ‘The Jungle Book’ are the locations marked at Alikatta village and the Seeonee hills. This is the reason, Pench Tiger Reserve is also popularly known as ‘Land of The Jungle Book’.

It is also interesting to know that the one best wildlife series on tigers so far, ‘Tiger : Spy in the Jungle’ is also filmed in Pench National Park. The series was shot with the use of `trunk cams’ ; the cameras held by elephants’ trunks, to follow four newborn tiger cubs all the way to adulthood.

A magnificent expanse in Madhya Pradesh, Pench Tiger Reserve, though is a tiger territory but it is also shelters dense population chetal, followed by leopard, sambhar, gaur (Indian bison), chousingha, chinkara, barking deer, small Indian civet, and porcupine and migratory birds such as Malabar pied hornbill, Indian pitta and osprey .

The major attractions of the Pench Tiger Reserves are jungle walk, jungle safari, night safari, trekking, wildlife viewing from machaan and village tour. 

You can capture the endangered species of vultures at Sita Ghat or Raiyakassa and elusive leopards at Piyorthadi looking for food and water.

Tourists can experience rural lifestyle while staying among Gond families at Khamba Village and create one of its kind memories.

You can also try your hands at the potter wheel making some black earthen pots at the potters colony which is well known for black pottery. The potters colony in Pachdhar village is 10 km from Turia gate.What a delight to make a souvenir by yourself to remember your visit at Pench. 

Watching tigers, birds and several other animals strolling in the woods during day or night jungle safari or visiting the Kariya Summit hill (popularly known as Kalia hill) at Pench Tiger Reserve will bring back the thrill you used to have, while watching Mowgli battle Sher Khan.

Wildlife in Pench National Park

We would be happy to help you explore the majestic trails and beautiful paths of Pench National Park, and thus, offer to you the best wildlife tour packages and deals. With our best wildlife holiday packages, you can rest assured for a hassle free and an unforgettable wildlife experience. Besides, if you allow us to plan an amazing trip to this enticing travel destination in Madhya Pradesh, we assure you to make this excursion an event of a lifetime. The procedure of crafting tour packages include the efforts of our best expertise to create itineraries that give our clients the best of everything. So, from our array of Pench National Park travel packages, select the one which we have specially crafted as per your choice, preferences and the budget as well.

Safari in Pench National Park

Being one of the most popular national parks in India, there is no need to worry about travelling to the Pench National Park as it is situated close to both the loved states i.e., Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh. So wildlife enthusiasts can travel to Jabalpur of Madhya Pradesh and Nagpur of Maharashtra by air, rail and road to further take the tourists to the Pench National Park.

Best Time to Visit Pench National Park


The months of summer are all about hot and humid weather conditions the sometimes make difficult for tourists to explore the wildlife to its full. However, despite the hot weather, a large number of wildlife buffs still visit the park during this time.


Winter is the best season to visit Pench National Park due to the pleasant weather conditions. During this time, the park receives a cool temperature that makes it easy for tourists to explore the region without getting exhausted from the sweltering heat.


Not at all an ideal season to visit Pench National Park, monsoon received a considerable amount of rainfall in the region. Monsoon is the breeding season of the wild animals, and hence, the park remains closed till mid-October.

Best Tourist Places to Visit Nearby Pench National Park

Bandhavgarh national park

Bandhavgarh National Park is located in Umaria district of Madhya Pradesh. Bandhavgarh was declared as a national park in 1968 when the Maharaja of Rewa handed over the area to the government for it’s formation.

Kanha national park

Kanha National Park is Kipling country and the nearby forests were the setting for the “Jungle Book” by Rudyard Kipling. It’s an outstanding national park and wildlife reserve of Central India, noted for its last remaining population of the hard-ground race of the Swamp Deer (approximately 380).

Nagzira national park

Nagzira National park is situated in the Gondia district of Maharastra. The wildlife sanctuary is having the beauty of the nature with its picturesque landscape, luxuriant vegetation and serves as a living outdoor museum to explore and enjoy the best of the nature.

How to Reach Pench National Park?

By Air : Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport in Nagpur and Jabalpur Airport are the two top options for travelling. The former is located at a distance of around 130 km and is considered as an easy way to reach if travellers are coming in from both domestic and international destinations while the latter is settled some 213 km away and can be used by only domestic flyers

By Rail : Seoni railway station tucked to Madhya Pradesh is the nearest railway station to Pench as it is located around 72 km away and is well connected to major cities of the country. Jabalpur railway station serves as the other option to reach Pench and is situated 205 km.

By Road : When it comes to travelling via road then Seoni which is a part of Madhya Pradesh is the best way to reach the national park. The city is well connected to nearby places in Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh. Taxis are also a good option to reach Pench as the national park is settled on the Nagpur-Jabalpur highway which is easily accessible via it.

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