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Pench National Park, Madhya Pradesh

Pench National Park

Pench National Park

Pench National Park is a vast wildlife haven covering some 758 sq km and is famous for inspiring Rudyard Kipling to write the Jungle Book. Thousands of visitors each year flock to the Park to see many of the story's character, including Baloo (Sloth Bear), Shere Khan (Royal Bengal Tiger), Akela (The Indian Wolf) and Raksha (the female Wolf).  Other inhabitants include barking deer, foxes, four-horned antelopes, Indian leopards, jackals, monkeys, striped hyenas, wild dog and wild boar.

For bird enthusiasts, a great variety inhabit the Park including crow pheasant, peafowl, pintail, lesser whistling teal, Indian roller, wagtail, munia, waterfowl, blue kingfisher, crimson-breasted barbet, and the red-vented bulbul.

How to discover Pench National Park

Visit Pench National Park on one of our wildlife tours such as North India Wilderness Tour or the In Search of Tigers Tours. Alternatively phone the Authentic India Tours team on 01792 315499 or email info@aitholidays.com and we'll tailor make a tour to meet your exact requirements.