Pench (Pench National Park): A delight to wildlife lover

Madhya Pradesh Tourism is much popular not only in India but across the globe and Pench is one of those destination which offers amazing wildlife tourism to travelers. The name of the place is derived from the name of Pench River which flows through the National Park which is located in Chhindwara and Seoni districts of Madhya Pradesh and some part (10%) in Maharashtra.
pench tiger reserve

This famous tiger reserve is spread over an area of 758 sq. kilometers, and inhabits a rich flora and fauna. The National Park has various species of animals where wild gaurs, dears and monkeys are easily seen. But people come to explore this park majorly in search of lions and tigers which are quite difficult to watch as they rarely come at the outer part of the forest where safari trails. The core area of 299 sq. kilometers is of Indira Priyadarshini Pench National Park and Mowgli Pench Sanctuary and remaining 464 sq km of Pench national park is the buffer area.
pench national park

It was the same National Park which inspired Rudyard Kipling’s for his most famous work – The Jungle Book. He also took the main character’s name – Mowgli from the Mowgli Pench Sanctuary. This national park has a glorious history and thus is very famous across the globe among tourists. The high habitat heterogeneity favors high population of Chital and Sambar and there are over 1200 species of plants recorded which also includes some endangered plants.

If you are wild life lover and love to seek adventure then this can be great destination to spend few days.


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