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Kanha is categorised as Wildlife / Bird Watching

Tiger surrounded by Jeeps
Ashy Prinia
Cheangeable Hawk Eagle
Lesser Adjutant Stork
Oriental Honey Buzzard
Serpant Eagle
Yellow wattled Lapwing
Barasingha in Kanha
Barking Deer in Kanha
Indian Gaur in Kanha
Jackal in Kanha
Leopard In Kanha
On a Safari in Kanha
Sal Forest in Kanha
Morning Mist in Kanha
Grassland in Kanha
Sal Forest in Kanha
Lake inside Kanha
Sloth Bear in Kanha
Spotted Deer
Tiger Upclose
Tiger strolling in Kanha

Reasons to Visit
  • Kanha National Park, a Tiger Reserve and one of the prime wildlife and bird watching destinations in India.
  • Kanha is renowned as one of the best Parks in India (Alongwith Corbett, Kaziranga and Nagarhole). Kanha offers a good wildlife experience and that includes the elusive Tiger. Besides tigers, Kanha also has rare Barasinghas (Type of Stag), Leopard, Sloth Bear, Wild Dogs (Dhole), Gaur (Indian Bison) and more than 200 bird species.
  • At Kanha one can also spot Chital (Spotted Deer), Chousingha, Nilgai, Langurs, wild boar, waterfowl.
  • Kanha National Park can be entered into via four zones i.e. Kanha, Khatia, Mukki and Sarhi. Khatia Gate is entry point for Kanha, Khatia and Sarhi ranges and Mukki Gate is entrance for Mukki range.
Know It
  • Lodges and Resorts here in Kanha are spread over two sides. Kisli and Mukki Gates. Kanha (especially Kisli) doubles up as a weekend getaway for guests from Nagpur, Raipur and Jabalpur and some of the resort exclusively cater to this demand. Jeep Safaris are conducted twice a day - Morning at 6:30 am to 12 noon and afternoon: 03.00 pm to 07.30 pm (exact timings vary based on Season) Permits: The park safaris should be booked in advance and photo ID proof {passport copy (overseas and Indian Nationals), voters ID, Pan Card, driving license} is required to book the safaris Seasonality: Oct to June. Park remains closed from 1st July to 15th Oct There are limited entry permits available and therefore its imperative to secure entry permits before planning a trip
  • Best Wildlife Destinations in India for Tiger Sightings"Kanha (Kanha Zone and Mukki Zone) offer superior park experience among other parks in India and offer a very good probability for Wildlife travellers for Tiger sighting. Best time for a visit for Tiger Sighting - April to Mid-June. "
  • Wildlife Destinations in India offering best Park Experience"Mukki Zone and Kanha Zone in Kanha National park offer a superior park experience and excellent diversity in terms of terrain, flora and Fauna. There are meadows, Lakes, Hills and rivulets flowing across the park making it rich and vibrant. Kanha National Park is home to a wide range of Mammals and birds and the diverse terrain offer excellent backdrop for a wildlife photography experience."
  • Most Popular Wildlife Destinations in India"Kanha (165 kms from Jabalpur and 250 kms from Nagpur) is a prime wildlife destination in Central India renowned for its park experience and range of wildlife and birdlife that can be sighted. Kanha has a range of celebrated stay options that enhances the overall experience. Kanha combines well with Bandhavgarh which is smaller and Tiger centric but offers an all season high quality wildlife experience."
  • Destinations to visit for Holiday Travellers to Madhya Pradesh"Kanha (165 kms from Jabalpur) is a renowned wildlife destination, a Tiger sanctuary and one that offers one of the best park experiences in India. Kisli side of Kanha is hugely popular with holiday traveller as it is home to many mid-segment jungle lodges and getaway resorts. Typical Stay - 2 nights (3-4 Safaris). "
  • Wildlife and Bird watching Destinations of Madhya Pradesh"Kanha (165 kms from Jabalpur and 250 kms from Nagpur) is a prime Wildlife and Bird watching destination in India offering one of the best park experiences. Kanha and Mukki ranges of Kanha park offers an excellent experience with wide ranging wildlife and birdlife. There are number of getaway resorts and celebrated Jungle Lodges here that are specifically opted for the experience they offer. Tiger Sightings are good, Wildlife Experience is Good to Very Good. Bird watching is Good to Very Good (Av"
  • Ex-Nagpur Wildlife and Bird watching Destinations"Kanha (250 kms from Nagpur) is a large park having 4 ranges and one of the 4 parks in India offering the best park experience. Kanha Range and Mukki Ranges are best ranges offering a change to sight wide ranging Wildlife and Bird life. 4 safaris (two each of these) yielded sighting of 10 mammals (Including multiple sightings of Tiger and sighting of elusive Leopard and Sloth bear) and 60+ varieties of birds"
Access Information
  • Nearest Airport -Jabalpur (168 kms), Raipur (232 kms), Nagpur (250 kms)
  • Nearest Railway Station - Maihar (137 kms), Jabalpur (168 kms), Bilaspur (185 kms)
  • Kanha is an Ex-Jabalpur / Ex-Raipur / Ex-Nagpur / Ex-Bhopal Getaway

Kanha has 18 Hotels approved and listed with Nivalink

Type of HotelsCount
Jungle Lodge15

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13 verified holiday itineraries are listed for Kanha

Getaway (1-3 nights)1
Short Break (4-6 nights)8
Holiday (7 or more)4

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List of Holidays for Kanha


  • Kanha Getaway (2 Nights)

Short Break

  • Bastar - Bhoramdeo with Kanha (5 Nights)
  • Kanha - Bandhavagarh with Amarkantak and Jabalpur (5 Nights)
  • Kanha - Bandhavgarh Wildlife / Bird watching Break (6 Nights)
  • Kanha - Bandhavgarh Wildlife and Bird watching Break with Jabalpur (6 Nights)
  • Khajuraho with Kanha and Bandhavgarh (6 Nights)
  • Pachmarhi - Kanha Break (6 Nights)
  • Pench - Kanha Wildlife and Bird watching Break (5 Nights)
  • Pench Kanha Wildlife Break with Jabalpur (5 Nights)


  • Central India Wildlife Itinerary (7 Nights)
  • Comprehensive Wildlife and Bird watching itinerary of Central India (10 Nights)
  • Pachmarhi with Kanha and Bandhavgarh (8 Nights)
  • Tiger Photography Itinerary (10 Nights)

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Kanha has 20 Transport services that can be booked online. Click here for reviewing and booking them.

Car On Disposal

ServicesRates Starting From
Kanha - Bandhavgarh Getaway from Khajuraho and drop to Jabalpur on Day 5Rs. 14445
Kanha - Bandhavgarh Getaway from Khajuraho and drop to Jabalpur on Day 6Rs. 20945
Kanha - Bandhavgarh Getaway from Khajuraho and drop to Nagpur on Day 5Rs. 22223
Kanha - Bandhavgarh Getaway from Khajuraho and drop to Nagpur on Day 6Rs. 24278

Point to Point Transport

ServicesRates Starting From
Kanha (Khatia) to Jabalpur via Marble Rocks and Dhuandhar WaterfallsRs. 5017
Kanha (Mukki) to Jabalpur via Marble Rocks and Dhuandhar WaterfallsRs. 6067
Kanha Pickup and Drop to NagpurRs. 5556
Pickup from Kanha (Khatia) and Drop to PenchRs. 5000
Pickup from Kanha (Khatia) and Drop to RaipurRs. 6112
Pickup from Kanha (Mukki) and Drop to RaipurRs. 7223
Pickup from Nagpur Pickup and Drop to Kisli, KanhaRs. 5556
Pickup from Nagpur to Drop to Mukki, KanhaRs. 5556
Pickup from Pench and Drop to KanhaRs. 4703
Pickup/Drop between Bandhavgarh and Kanha (Khatia / Kisli / Mocha)Rs. 5334
Pickup/Drop between Bandhavgarh and Kanha (Mukki)Rs. 5334
Pickup/Drop Between Jabalpur and Kisli, Kanha Rs. 4223
Pickup/Drop between Jabalpur and Mukki, KanhaRs. 4223
Transfer between Kanha (Khatia) and Kawardha / BhoramdeoRs. 5556
Transfer between Kanha (Mukki) and Kawardha / BhoramdeoRs. 5889
Transfer between Kanha (Mukki) To Pench (Touria Gate)Rs. 5000

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Kanha has 4 Add Ons approved and listed with Nivalink.

Wildlife Excursion4

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List of Service Add Ons for Kanha

Wildlife Excursion

Services Rates Starting From
Jeep Safari in Kanha Kisli/SarhiRs. 6112
Jeep Safari in Kanha Zone of Kanha National ParkRs. 6112
Jeep Safari in Mukki Range of Kanha National ParkRs. 6112
Kanha Jeep Safari in Buffer ZoneRs. 6112

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Destination Ideas

  • Bird Watching In Kanha
  • Popular Wildlife Getaways ex-Nagpur
  • Wildlife In Kanha

Stay Ideas

  • Celebrations Van Vilas Experience
  • Chitvan experience
  • Courtyard House Kanha experience
  • Flame of the Forest experience
  • Infinity Wilderness Kanha Experience
  • Kanha Earth Lodge experience
  • Kipling Camp experience
  • Royal Tiger Resort experience
  • Shergarh Experience
  • Singinawa Experience
  • The Baagh Experience
  • The Banjaar Tola Experience
  • Tuli Tiger Corridor Kanha – Luxury Getaway
  • Tuli Tiger Resort – Luxury Getaway
  • Wild Chalet Experience

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  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Kanha is one of Indias most renowned parks and visited for its population of Tiger, Barasingha and a wide range of wildlife (deer (sambar, chital, and barking deer plus barasingha), as well as the antelope (nilgai, blackbuck, chowsingha) and the gaur are found alongwith langurs, sloth bears, and wild boar) and birds (200+ species resident and migratory). Guests either stay on Kisli or Mukki side and explore park via Jeep safaris.
    Bird Watching, Jeep Safaris

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  • Jabalpur ( 168 Km )

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  • Pench ( 175 Km )

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  • Panna ( 379 Km )

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  • Bhopal ( 425 Km )

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  • Badnera ( 430 Km )

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  • Mahur ( 495 Km )

    Mahur is renowned for the Renuka Devi Temple at Mahurgad and is one of the Shaktipeetha Temples more

  • Akola ( 525 Km )

    Akola is best visited as a pilgrim centre. Akola is home to "Raj Rajeshwar Temple" a Shiva temple more

  • Alipura ( 529 Km )

    Alipura is a luncheon mid-way stopover on the Jhansi - Khajuraho route (92 kms from Khajuraho) and more

  • Jhansi ( 545 Km )

    Jhansi lies on the edge of Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh in the Bundelkhand region at 15 kms more

  • Orchha ( 560 Km )

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Getting There

Locality NameDescriptionSuitable ForHotels (Nos)
KisliKisli Gate is approached after entering from Khatia Gate. Kisli is actual entrance of Kanha, Sarahi and Kisli Ranges. MP Tourism Baghira Loghuts is the only accommodation here which is considered technically inside the park.Holiday/Getaway-
Mukki35 kms from Kisli, Mukki is set around Mukki range and where a number of Jungle lodges are situated focussed on giving guests a wildlife experience. Mukki is less crowded with lodges spread around a large area.Getaway/Experiential10
MochaMocha Village is a riverside village at 5 kms (10 minutes drive) from Khatia Gate of the Kanha National Park. Mocha Village is home to many getaway resorts, jungle lodges and luxury stay options for travellers to Kanha.Holiday/Getaway4
KhatiaKhatia Gate is the entry gate for Kanha National Park where Jeeps are lined for entry. Khatia Gate leads to entry points for Kisli, Kanha and Sarahi Gate ranges.Transit/Holiday2
Mocha-Mukki RoadRoad connecting to Mukki from Mocha passes through reserve forest areas. There are some experiential jungle lodges that are situated here which offer most exclusive wildlife, bird watching experience while offering experience of staying around villages away from touristsExperiential2
Landmark NameDescriptionLandmark Type
Khatia Gate Entrance - Kanha NPKhatia Gate is entrance for Kanha, Kisli and Sarhi Zones. Park Entry
Mukki Gate Entrance - Kanha NPMukki Gate entrance is entry point to visit Kanha National Park from Mukki side. This is convenient for travellers coming in from Raipur / Bilaspur / Kawardha (Chhattisgarh)Park Entry
Nearest Airport in Kanha
  • Jabalpur Airport ( JLR ) , Jabalpur-168 Kms
Nearest Railway Stations in Kanha
  • Maihar ( MYR ), Maihar-137 Kms
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