Tiger Tourism in Central India

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Discover the tiger reserves in the Central Indian State of Madhya Pradesh. Find out destinations for tiger safari in the State.


Central India or Madhya Pradesh is a State of India. Situated in the center of the country it is the second largest in area. The State also known as MP has large area under forest cover hence popular of wildlife tourism. MP is also rich in history and hence historical monuments abound.

The large number of tiger reserves, National Parks and wildlife sanctuaries attract tourists on tiger/wildlife safaris. Some of the popular destinations are Satpura, Kanha, Bandhavgarh, Panna and Pench tiger reserves.

These are tiger heavens that offer excellent sightings of big cats namely leopard and the tiger. One can also sight many mammals and hundreds of birds on tiger safari. Most visited National Parks are Kanha and Bandhavgarh National Parks. These are situated less than two hundred kilometers from Jabalpur City in the State.

Winters are the best season while the parks are open from firsts October to June end every year. One needs permits for incursion for which a fee has to be paid. In order to visit the park for excursions one needs to book the entry permits in advance. The best this is to use the MP Online website to make the booking.

There are many wildlife sanctuaries that are home to tigers, leopards and other mammals besides birds.

On a tiger tour one can discover many places of interest in Central India. Khajuraho Temples exist near Panna National Park in the district of Chattarpur. Khajuraho Temples are 10th Century monuments carved out of stone during the reign of Chandela Dynasty. The exhibit remarkable carvings some with erotics in the outer walls of Hindu Temples. The temple town is a World Heritage and is roughly about 25 kilometers from the tiger reserve.

Satpura National Park is a part of the Pachmarhi Biosphere Reserve and offers sightings of big cats besides other animals. It is fantastic place of birders thanks to River Denwa with a water storage dam. Pachmari is panoramic hill station with abundant natural occurrences ideal for a trekking holiday.

Another hill station is Amarkantak from where the Narmada River originates. The Amarkantak Biosphere Reserve also encompasses Achanakmar Wildlife Sanctuary with larger area in Chattisgarh State carved out of MP.

On tiger tours one can visit these destinations. MP Tourism organizes packages for these destinations. Many tour operators in India organize affordable tiger safari tours in Madhya Pradesh for tourists.

Many of the destinations are in remote locale hence on needs to be well equipped. Banking facilities may be wanting hence please take note. The connectivity is provided by airports in larger towns besides rail and road networks.


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author avatar M G Singh
26th Oct 2015 (#)

Excellent post of an area I have visited so often

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author avatar Fern Mc Costigan
3rd Nov 2015 (#)

Interesting post!

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author avatar pateluday
3rd Nov 2015 (#)

Thanks Fern

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