Panna National Park is situated at a distance of around 57 km from Khajuraho and one that is known for its migratory birds and wildlife that includes as deer and antelope. Tigers have been reintroduced in the park but sighting is rare.
Those interested in Fishing, Ken River in Panna has Mahaseer (Between Oct – Feb) and the Ken alligator sanctuary is also accessible from here. Jeep safaris in the park is popular.
Places to explore include
* Khajuraho – this world heritage site of 1000-year-old temples is well known for its magnificent sculptures.
* Rock paintings – see the ancient art of past civilisations along the escarpments of the Panna Tiger Reserve.
* Waterfalls – some of these are historic and seasonally very dramatic.
* Maheba/Dhubela –The Dhubela museum, situated in an old fort, contains sculptures and artefacts revealing more of the "historical enigma" of the Bundela kings.
* Ajaygarh Fort – a rarely visited wonderful hilltop fort that has equally rich and even older temples and carvings than Khajuraho.
There are different stays in Panna. There is a small resort, an experiential jungle lodge, a getaway resort and a boutique off-beat stay. Considering dearth of stay options in Panna an early reservation is recommended
Typical Stay Duration: 2 nights Seasonality: October to March