Crouched and unmoving, in the Dappled shadows, as the light filters through the branches and leaves creating patterns on the jungle floor which fit his coat. If your heart pounds in the sight of a wild beast, if open jeep and powerful elephant is the type of journey, if you dare to experience the tiger in his lair-then the wildlife sanctuary at Kanha is the place to be. Observe this wildlife play with a ringside seat. Located in the Mandla district of Madhya Pradesh, the Kanha National Park cum Tiger Reserve extends over an area of over 1,940-sq-kms. On a mission to find a tiger, one Can easily capture glimpses of southern Barasingha as well as herds of Chital.
On the slopes of grasslands, it is possible to see the Sambar, Gaur and Sloth Bear combined with the wild predators-the Leopard and Jackal and herds of Blackbuck and the wild Pig which come to the central parkland of the valley. If this brings back memories of The Jungle book-of Mugil and Baloo, then you are directly on the spot. Interspersed with extensive meadows and clumps of wild bamboo, this region called Kipling Country is where all of the jungle novels of Rudyard Kipling were conceived. Feel the thrill of the highly Endangered species, prowling majestically from the jungle, wild animals roaming around at peace and pretty birds soaring in the skies above. The Kanha wildlife sanctuary provides you an opportunity to explore and untamed wilderness.
The foremost element of this area’s fascinating landscape is the mascot shape basin and the whole kanha national park area is surrounded by the spurs of the Mekal Range. The Surpan River meanders through Kanha’s central, lowland that cover widespread elevated grounds and grasslands. Steep rocky escarpments along the limits provide awe-inspiring river and mountain gorges characterize this woods. The foremost flora and fauna attractions at the park are tiger, gaur, bison, sambhar, chital, swamp deer or barasingha, mouse deer, chowsingha, barking deer, nilgai and chinkara. With increased luck one can sight sloth bear, jackal fox, hyena, jungle cat, python, hare, Hanuman monkey, common mongoose and the elusive leopard.