PENCH NATIONAL PARK Thorough Information

Pench Jungle Safari Booking

Pench National Park is located in the districts of Seoni and Chindwara in the southern part of Madhya Pradesh.  It acquires a huge landscape of 758 sq km, and has spread its existence in Maharashtra with additional 257 sq km. The national Park is divided into two divisions, the core and the buffer area. The core zone comprises: 1. Priyasarshini National Park and 2. Mowgli Pench Sanctuary. It acquires 299 sq km. The buffer area of Pench National Park acquires 464 sq km.

Located at a distance of 102.5 km from Nagpur, jungle safari booking Pench is on high demand for the wildlife enthusiasts. The reason behind its popularity is the density of the majestic Royal Bengal Tigers. The exquisite beauty and wildlife variety of Pench has inspired the great writer Rudyard Kipling create his classic, “The Jungle Book”. The national park is named after the river ‘Pench’, where human and wildlife coexists. Pench has 10 villages in and around its periphery. Fulzari is the village inside the park along with nine other bordering its limits.

The peaked demand of jungle Safari online booking Pench is because of the great and diverse fauna. Pench provides a golden opportunity to face real Sher Khans (Bengal Tigers) along with Sloth Bear, Chital, Jungle Cat, Wolf, Indian Leopard, Gaur, Four-horned Antelope, and many other wildlife variety. It also amuses the enthusiast bird watchers with the rich repository of various species like Wagtail, Munia, Waterfowl, Blue Kingfisher, Crimson-Breasted Barbet, Red-Vented Bulbul, Lesser Whistling Teal, Indian Roller, Crow Pheasant, Peafowl, Pintail etc.

The enormous range of floral species of Pench National Park comprises Mahua, Saja, White Kulu, Dhaora, Amaltas, Salai, Bijiyasal, and many others. With such an ecstatic variety of flora and fauna, Pench offers a thrilling jungle Safari near Nagpur.

Entry Gates of Pench National Park:


Pench forest and entry gates are in Madhya Pradesh as well as Mahrahtra. 

5 gates fall under the terriory of Madhya Pradesh. The details are as follows;

  • Touria Zone – This is considered to be a premium zone, the distance of the ‘Turia Gate’ is just 1.5 Kms from the Resorts and hotels nearby.  The famous Tigress Queen of Pench resides here ‘Collar Wali Tigress” has been awarded by Guinness book of world record for giving birth to maximum no of cubs. Entry to this gate is restricted so advance bookings are highly recommended
    The forest has many water bodies i.e. Baghinnala, Ber Van Talab, BhondewaliDobri, Malkundam, Bijamatta, Jinewani&MahadeoGhat on the banks of Pench River.
  • Karmazhiri – This is again considered to be a premium entry gate and shares partial area of Turia gate, as well as the water bodies Bodanala, Sitaghat on the banks of Pench river, JhandiMatta. These are the forest entry zones for Pench Tiger Reserve.
  • Wolf sanctuary – Distance of the entry gate is 1.2 Kms from the resort in Pench. This is a rocky forest and is famous for Wolves, Blue bull and leopards. Night safari in Pench National Parkk is allowed in this particular zone by the Government. This park is open throughout the year.
  • Khursapar – This zone comes under the Maharashtra side of Pench forest. Three beautiful water bodies are inside the forest, which attracts a lot of bird life as well as wildlife. Forest is closed every Tuesday. Jungle safari can be booked online for this gate. Durga and Baras are the most famos Tigress sighted in khursapar pench.
  • Sillari – The speciality of this forest is that the entries are open throughout the year even in monsoon season.This park is closed every Wednesday and the forest consists of bamboo, Garari and teak trees. Sillari forest is a part of Maharashtra Pench reserve
  • Rukhad – This zone is also known as Bisonretreat and is part of Pench Tiger Reserve.. Park is open from Oct till June. This is very dense forest and recommended for forest lovers.
  • Jamtara – Park is open from Oct till June. Sighting of Sloth bear is common in this area. This comes in Chhindwara district of Madhya Pradesh. Online park entry is available in Pench MP.
  • Teliya – This is a new zone which is 5 Kms from the resort. Wolves’ movement is very common in this zone. This zone is very close to the wolf sanctuary (Night Safari zone) and opens for morning & evening game Safaris. The park entry tickets are booked at the window.

Jungle Safari Timings In Pench Nationa Park:

Bor Jungle Safari
Time PeriodMorning Safari Evening Safari 
01 October to 30 November (Post Monsoon)06:00 to 11:00 AM03:00 to 6:00 PM
01 December to 28 February (Winter)06:15 to 11:15 AM03:00 to 6:00 PM
01 March to 30 June (Autumn – Summer)5:45 to 11:00 AM03:00 to 6:00 PM
01 July to 30 September (Monsoon)06:00 to 11:00 AM03:30 to 6:30 PM

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