Pench National Park is spread over an area measuring 758 sq. km, with 299 sq. km of core area and 464 sq. km of buffer area. The park is named after the Pench river which flows across its center, cutting it up into two equal halves.
The park lies along the southern boundary of Madhya Pradesh. It is a one and half hour long drive from Nagpur, mostly along the NH-7. It’s a 2-hour or 100 km drive from Chhindwara and 45-minute or 35 km drive from Seoni.
Pench stays open for visitors from the 1st of October to the 15th of June. There is widespread consensus that the best time to go is in and between the months of February and April. The park is closed on Mondays.
Visitors are allowed to enter the park from 6 am onwards in the morning and must leave before 10:30 am. In the evening, entry starts from 3 pm and the park closes at 6 pm. For the safari you need to hire a gypsy and a guide. Mobile phones are not allowed in the park.
Pench is one of the most visited national parks in central India. Safari dates are usually filled up pretty fast . Always check the availability of a safari before booking an accommodation. If you want any assistance regarding the safari bookings and accommodation then let us know.
Pench National Park
|Area (in Sq. Kms.) : 257|
|Tourism Route : 50 & 40 km|
|Animals : Spotted Deer, Tiger, Sloth Bear, Leopard, Birds & Small Herbivores|
|How To Reach : 90 Km From Nagpur|
|Vehicles Allowed Per Day : 100|
|Accommodation : Yes|
|Closed : Wednesday|
|Gates : 2. Sillari and Turiya gates. Pench national park falls on the border between Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh. We recommend going to the safari through "Turiya" gate. The MP side of the forest has better tiger sightings and more abundant wildlife.|
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