Wildlife Photo Tours
Bamni Dadar is key
attraction of the Park known as Sun set Point it offers most
over whelming backdrop of forest against the sunset along with Antlered Sambhar deer and Bison or Gaur add to the splendor. Tiger sightings at Kanha are frequent. The wildlife is diverse with major fauna being the tiger, leopard, Bison, Swamp Deer, Sambar and Spotted Deer. There are about two hundred fifty bird species in the park. Kanha is a popular destination for wildlife tours and birding. Reptiles, insects as butterflies abound. Kanha is about six hours drive from Pench National Park which is again a big tourist draw for tiger safari and birding.
Other interesting wild animals are Bhasa or barking deer, four horned deer or chousingha,
blue bull or nilgai, chevrotain or mouse deer, Indian sloth bear, silver backed jackal, Bengal fox, porcupine,
wild hyena, Indian jungle cat, Indian python, peafowl, black naped hare, langur monkey, mongoose,
and panther or leopard.
The wintering and resident bird species in the National Park include large storks, migrant teals,
pin tails, pond herons, cattle egrets, peacock, peafowls, red and painted jungle
fowls, spur fowls, francolins, quail, spotted - laughing and ring dove, plumheaded
parakeet, green pigeon, blue rock pigeon, cuckoo, papihas,
Indian roller, little green bee-eater, hoopoe, racket tailed drongo, migrant warblers, little blue and stork billed kingfishers,
many woodpecker species, golden oriole, barred jungle owlet, spotted and eagle owls, and paradise fly catcher.
Tiger Safari at Kanha
The park has been divided into four zones.
Kanha Zone is a premium zone and the gate fee is higher. For all zones prior tiger safari bookings are advised. The bookings are provided online at MP Online Portal. Jeeps are available for park rides near all the gates. Elephant ride or Tiger Show is organized in the park.
The wildlife refuge is closed on every wednesday evenings.