Maharashtra Tourism
Pench National Park is famous for its tigers.

Pench National Park

Pench National Park, MaharashtraPench National Park is located on the border of Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra, which is at a distance of 70 km from Nagpur. The National Park covers an area of 257.26 sq km. It is covered with the southern topical dry deciduous forest. Pench National Park comes under the Project Tiger network for special reserves.

Tiger, panther, gaur, sambar, chital, barking deer, blue bull, macaque, langoor, wild boar, bear, wild dogs and civet cat are the wild animals which are found in this National Park. This undulating terrain is covered with small hills, steeply sloping on the sides.

For accommodation, there is Pench Jungle camp, which spreads out over 11acres with 12 Deluxe Safari style canvas tents, waterproof, pitched on a platform. There are also 4 spacious A/C rooms with attached toilets. All the rooms have attached bathroom, tiled, running hot and cold water, with LPG geysers, anti skid bathroom tiles. Billiards room, Pool table, Badminton courts, host of indoor games, swimming Pool with a filtration plant, Wildlife research center, Coffee maker in room and multi cuisine Restaurant are also there at the camp.

It is best to visit the Pench National Park between February and April. Nagpur is the nearest airport and railway station (70 km).