Panna National Park

Panna National Park

Panna National park is just 25 km from Khajuraho-a mere half an hour drive. It is extended over an area of 543 Sqkm along the banks of river Ken, the parks topography is a magnificent one of deep gorges, During the monsoons, the park is a lush green haven with cascading waterfalls. More...

 

The park's area includes the former shooting reserves of the erstwhile royal state of Panna and Chhattarpur and the jungles today harbour many species of wildlife, Tiger sighting is always a matter of chance but regular sightings of animals like Leopard, Wolf and Gharial. Herds of Blue Bulls, Chinkaras and Sambars are a common sight. The Wild Boar, the Sloth Bear, the Cheetal, the Chowsingha, the Indian Fox, the Porcupine, and a host of lesser fauna are frequently sighted at panna national park.

A separate sanctuary for Gharial has been set up. The park can probably boast of the highest density of the Paradise Fly-Catchers. This rich avian and faunal life combined with its picturesque scenery make a visit to the Park a memorable.