Panna National Park
One of the most pristine, quiet and beautiful of India’s wilderness areas, Panna National Park is the ideal place to escape to for serene appreciation of the country’s sheer natural beauty.
The diverse landscape of gorges, plateaus, forests and the majestic Ken River creates surprises around every corner. Although the tiger population of the park is sparse, Panna is home to no less than five other species of cat – leopard, jungle cat, leopard cat, rusty spotted cat and caracal.
Hyenas, wild dogs, jackals, wolves and foxes are also found here, together with India’s ‘Big Four’ snakes, the spectacled cobra, Russel’s viper, saw scaled viper and common krait.
- Take a day's excursion to visit the remnants of the Kalinjar fort, a tetament to India's royal history
- Visit a world heritage site, The magnificent Khajuraho temples over a sound and light show.
- Find your inner peace: Led by renowned local yoga teachers, each session is custom designed to suit specific needs and interests.
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The climate of this region is tropical. Summers are hot and humid and Winters are pleasant. The park is closed from July to early October during monsoon.
- Best time to travelOctober to June
- WildlifeApart from the rarely seen tiger and leopard, Pench is home to exceptional numbers of deer, ranging from chital to sambar and nilgai.
- LanguagesIndia has over 22 languages spoken across its 28 States and 7 Union Terroteries. However English and Hindi are its official languages. English is spoken and understood across the country.
- Flying to Panna National ParkThe major gateways into India are New Delhi in the North, Mumbai ( Bombay) in the West, Bangalore and Chennai in the South and Calcutta in the East.
- CurrencyIndian Rupee
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Panna National Park
The dramatic slate roofs of Pashan Garh Wilderness Lodge rise out of private jungle in the Panna National Park. Inspired by the dry-packed stone architecture of the region, Pashan Garh is stony and rough hewn, with white marble and leather furniture to soften its stark lines.