Kanha National Park MANDLA

One of the most popolar tourist destinations in Mandla, The kanha Tiger Reserve or National Park is located in the Maikal Hills of the Satpura Mountain Range. Given the status of a national park in 1955, Kanha is also known as the tiger land, with several tigers & tigeresses inhabiting the region. Being reserved forest hunting is strictly prohibited here. Providing a safe place for the rapidly declining population of tigers the project Tiger is being implemented here with complete sincerity. Wild Dogs, Indian Barasingha, Spotted Deers, Leopard, Swamp deer, Sambar, Wild Pigs, Grey Langur and over 300 species of birds are the other inhabitants of this region. A must see place for the wildlife enthusiasts; one can take a jungle safari either an open jeeps or by elephant rides. Shravan Chita, Shravan Tal, Macha Dongar & Bamni Dadar are other places of interest in this park from where one can get a breathtaking view of the sunset. There is an orientation centre/museum and grasslands of Mukki and sonf which further engage the tourist and provide them all the interesting trivia about the amazing tigers.


Vehicles Permitted to enter inside the national park in each shift:

Safari Zones Kisli Zone Kanha Zone Mukki Zone Sarhi Zone
Morning Shift 18 40 40 27
Afternoon Shift 18 40 40 27


Safari Timings at Kanha National Park
Kanha National Park remain open for visitors from 16th October to 30th June. The safari timings are:

Timings Morning Safari Afternoon Safari
16th October to 15th February Sunrise to 11:00 AM 02:00 PM to Sunset
16th February to 15th April Sunrise to 11:00 AM 03 PM to Sunset
16th April to 30th June Sunrise to 10:00 AM 03:30 PM to Sunset



  • At Kanha afternoon shift of Jeep Safari remain close for visitors on Every Wednesday.
  • Morning & Afternoon both the shift remain close on Holi festival (In the month of March)


There are some inportant details which are required to book safari:

  • Full Name of every visitor
  • Age & Gender
  • Nationality
  • Any Identity proof details like Passport, Driving License, PAN Card or Voter
  • I D Card. Visitor is required to carry the same ID proof in original at the time of visiting the national park.


How to Reach:

By Road:

Kanha National Park is well connected from the major destinations of Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra & Chhattisgarh. Distance of Kanha National Park from some nearby destinations & approximate driving time is:

Destination Distance from Kanha National Park
Nagpur 300 Kms / 06 to 07 Hrs Drive
Jabalpur 160 Kms / 04 Hrs Drive
Raipur 250 Kms / 05 Hrs Drive
Bilaspur 250 Kms / 05 Hrs Drive
Bhilai 270 Kms / 05 to 06 Hrs Drive
Bandhavgarh National Park 250 Kms / 04 Hrs Drive
Pench National Park 200 Kms / 04 Hrs Drive
Bhopal 442 Kms / 10 Hrs Drive
Indore 619 Kms / 12 Hrs Drive


By Train:

The Nearest Railway Stations for accessing Kanha National Park is Gondia & Jabalpur. Gondia railway station is 145kms / 03:00 hrs drive from Kanha (Khatia Entrance Gate). Jabalpur railway station is 160kms / 04:00 hrs drive from Kanha (Mukki Entrance Gate)


By Air:

The Nearest Airport for Kanha National Park are Jabalpur 160 Kms, Raipur 250 Kms & Nagpur 300 Kms. You can also opt for Bhopal, Gwalior or Khajuraho Airport.


Following information's needed to book Kanha Jungle safari (Only 6 Peoples are allowed in a Jeep) Child Below 5 Years are FREE:


Sr. No.

Names of the Guests

Names of the Guests.

Sex of  the Guests (M or F)

Age of 

Address of Guest and Nationality
(With House No. & Pin code)

Photo I.D. proof (Pan Card, Voter id, driver license, Passport, Aadhar Card)

Photo I.D. proof number

Educational Qualification

Mobile No..





























































* (There are 2 safaris in a day, one morning and one evening, Wednesday Evening is holiday).
* Please Carry Original ID with you, it will be verify at Entry Gate, so it’s must. (All Guests)


* ******** Due to scanty No. of safaris, we strongly advised to book safaris almost 90 days before to Avoid any inconvenience.

Other than Park entrance ticket one has to pay Vehicle charges & guide fee separately. At Kanha National park in a single day jeep safari can be done 02 times. One in the early morning hours & the other one in the late afternoon by using 06 seated open vehicles. In each vehicle 6 passengers were allowed to visit along with one naturalist/Guide and one driver. Limited no of vehicles are permitted to enter inside the forest in each shift. It is advisable to book the entrance ticket before 90 Days to avoid any chance of unavailability of Jungle safari.


Kanha National Park and other park entry Fee Detail:

Park Name Zone Name VehicleType Fee(Full Vehicle Permit) SinglePermit SinglePermit(Age between 5-12)
Bandhavgarh National Park Khitauli LMV 1500 250 125
Bandhavgarh National Park Magadhi LMV 1500 250 125
Bandhavgarh National Park Tala LMV 1500 250 125
Kanha National Park Kanha LMV 1500 250 125
Kanha National Park Kisli LMV 1500 250 125
Kanha National Park Mukki LMV 1500 250 125
Kanha National Park Sarhi LMV 1500 250 125
Panna National Park Hinouta LMV 1500 250 125
Panna National Park Madla LMV 1500 250 125
Pench National Park Jhamtara LMV 1500 250 125
Pench National Park Karmajhiri LMV 1500 250 125
Pench National Park Touria LMV 1500 250 125
Satpura National Park Madhai LMV 1500 250 125


for more detail and online safari booking please click on the following link https://forest.mponline.gov.in/Search.aspx#


Source of Date and Time is Internet, Kindly crosscheck/reconfirm before finalizing the Tour Plan.