Pench National Park - Madhya Pradesh

Discover Pench National Park

In the heart of India, Pench National Park is located in the districts of Seoni and Chhindwara. Named after the pristine River Pence which flows through the park, Pench National Park is one of the most popular wildlife reserves in India.

It is a vast wildlife haven covering some 758 sq km and is famous ( along with Kanha national Park) 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 characters, 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.

The are also a whole host of other activities to enjoy when not on safari including nature walks and cycles or visiting a local market.

The best way to see Pench National Park

If you would like to visit Pench, why not take a look at one of our wonderful ATOL and ABTA protected holidays?  Please remember all our private tours are designed to meet your exact requirements, and the tours mentioned are just examples to help inspire you. Contact our travel experts on 01792 315499 or email for more information.

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