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Panna National Park

Panna National Park On your wildlife tour visit the Panna National Park, situated in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. This park is situated at a distance of around 57 km from Khajuraho. The Panna National Park is home to some of the best wildlife species in India and is one of the better Tiger Reserves in the country. The park is known worldwide for its wild cats, including tigers as well as deer and antelope. The Panna National Park is situated close to one of the best-known Indian tourist attractions in India, Khajuraho.

Located in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh, the Panna National Park forms a part of the Chattarpur district. The park is well connected with the other parts of the region by a good network of roads. This National Park is located in the region, which is rich in mixed deciduous forests. The landscape of this rocky and uneven terrain is covered by scrubby vegetation and grass. Fauna of this park includes, apart from the tiger; wolf, chital, sloth bear, chinkara, and sambar. Tiger sightings are not very common here and to watch a wild cat in action needs a lot of patience along with luck. The Ken River that flows from here towards the north harbors both the major Indian species of crocodiles i.e. the mugger and long snouted gharial.

Panna is also famous for its diamond mining industry that makes it an interesting place to visit. The main attractions of the place are the Pandav falls with its lake fed by a waterfall, the Rajgarh Palace, which is a magnificent piece of architecture overlooking the valley. Being close to Khajuraho the place forms a world heritage site famous for the exquisite sculptures adorning the temples there. The erotic images on the walls of

the temples are well known and attract tourists from all over the world. Major attractions are the Kandariya Mahadev Temple, Lakshman Temple, Devi Jagdamba Temple, temple of Vishwanath and Nandi, Chaunsath Yogini Temple, Parsvanatha Temple, Shanti Nath Temple, Ghantai Temple, and temples of Brahma and Hanuman.

At Panna you can see large antelopes, like Nilgai drifting through the tawny grass. Peacocks carrying their extravagant tails with finicky care.

Panna is generally dry in the heat of summer. Here wild creatures wander in, seeking a safe haven, stay on, multiply and find their own, secure niches in its ecology.

Fact File:

Getting There: The nearest airport is at Khajuraho at a distance of around 57 km from the Panna National Park. There are daily Alliance Air flights to Delhi, Mumbai and Varanasi from Khajuraho.Satna, at a distance of around 90 km, is the nearest railway station. It is a major railway hub and is connected to many places in central and western India, the most important of them being Mumbai at a distance of 1,540 km. The nearest bus stand is Panna connected to Khajuraho and many other places in Madhya Pradesh by a good road network. Madla, at a distance of around 24 km southwest of Khajuraho, is a good transport center. One can get buses and other road transport modes from here to the Panna National Park.

Travel around Panna National Park Accommodation: Tree houses and tourist lodges are available in the vicinity of the Panna National Park to accommodate the visitors. Most of the better accommodation options are available at Madla. The other option is to stay in any hotel at Khajuraho and organize a day trip to the park.

We provide complete information on tourism in Panna National Park. We offer package tours in order to make your visit to Panna National Park Pleasant.

Climate: The climate of this region is tropical. Summers are too hot and very uncomfortable, though this is the time when one has the maximum chances of encountering the exclusive wildlife of this park. Winters are cold and comfortable and the temperature generally remains under 25C. Monsoon touches this region in July and continues till mid-September.

National Parks in India
¤ Bandhavgarh National Park ¤ Bandipur Wildlife Sanctuary ¤ Bharatpur National Park
¤ Corbett National Park ¤ Gir National Park ¤ Kabini Wildlife Sanctuary
¤ Kanha National Park ¤ Kaziranga National Park ¤ Namdhapa National Park
¤ Nagarhole Wildlife Sanctuary ¤ Panna National Park ¤ Pench National Park
¤ Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary ¤ Ranthambore National Park ¤ Sariska National Park
¤ Sunderban National Park ¤ B.R Hills Wildlife Sanctuary ¤ Dudhwa National Park
¤ Eravikulam National Park ¤ Hazaribagh National Park ¤ Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary
¤ Manas National Park ¤ Nagarjunsagar Wildlife Sanctuary ¤ Nanda Devi Wildlife Sanctuary
¤ Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary ¤ Sanjay Gandhi National Park ¤ Silent Valley National Park
¤ Rajaji National Park    
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