Kanha National Park


The lush sal and Bamboo forests, grassy meadows and ravines of Kanha provided inspiration of Rudyard Kipling for his famous novel “Jungle Book”. The Kanha National Park in Madhya Pradesh came into being 1955 and famous the core of the Kanha Tiger Resrve, created in 1974 under project Tiger.

Inspiration behind Rudyard Kipling’s unforgettable classic Jungle Book. The romance of the Knaha National Park has not reduced over time- it is still as beautiful.

If one were point to the middle of India, chances are he will pick out the forest of the Banjar and the Halon Balley, the two forming the western and eastern halves of the Kanha Tiger Reserve, which have long been famous for their wide diversity of wildness known as “Maikal Range”.

The forests are deciduous, the main tree being the sal, and there are large stands of bamboo. Higher up the steps the forests tend to become dense and mixed with Haldu and Bija trees. Birds in the Park include the Painted Partridge, Shaheen Falcon and Golden Oriole.

The park was created by a special law and since then, it has dediated itself in preserving a variety of animal species. Many endangered species have indeed been saved here. Today Kanha is among the few most sceritic and beutiful wildlife reserves in Asia. This “Tiger Country” is the ideal home for both predator and prey


The broad objective of a Tiger Reserve is to ensure the maintenance of a viable population of the tiger for scientific, economic, aesthetic, cultural as well as ecological values and to preserve for all tissue areas of biological importance as a national heritage for the benifits, education and enjoyment of the people.