Kanha National Park is a national park and a Tiger Reserve in the Mandla and Balaghat districts of Madhya Pradesh, India.
Kanha National Park is a national park and a Tiger Reserve in the Mandla and Balaghat districts of Madhya Pradesh, India. In the 1930s, Kanha area was divided into two sanctuaries, Hallon and Banjar, of 250 and 300 km . Kanha National Park was created on 1 June 1955. Today it stretches over an area of 940 km in the two districts Mandla and Balaghat. Together with a surrounding buffer zone of 1,067 km and the neighboring 110 km Phen Sanctuary it forms the Kanha Tiger Reserve. This makes it the largest National Park in Central India.
The park has a significant population of Royal Bengal Tiger, leopards, the sloth bear, Barasingha and Indian wild dog. The lush sal and bamboo forests, grassy meadows and ravines of Kanha provided inspiration to Rudyard Kipling for his famous novel "Jungle Book".
Pugmark Resort has been serving to their guest since 2004.Its maid at 2.5 acre of land next to the buffer zone of the National park, which allows you to stay step away from the forest. Variety of ever green trees and herbal plants are planted. Multi cuisine Restaurant and Rooms are easily accessible for the in house guest.
Owner of the Resort is a Retired Police officer from state of Madhya Pradesh. Even after his retirement enthusiasm can be seen in his effort while he takes care of the tourist on Park safari/Bird Trail or on evening lecture around the camp fire. He always ready to speak out about the wild life. Very often he will accompany you to a night walk. Where he offers good opportunity to hear Night alarm call/night jar/owls and knowledge about the stars and beautiful shapes of the stars.
Mr Rahul Yadav son of Mr. Yadav & Noorul makes a perfect team to assist the guest while his stay at Pugmark. There are at the resort 24X7 to help you in every manner. They take you on jeep safari where 1 takes cares of best tracks and position of the jeep another looks after the mammals/cats/birds/reptile and insect.Every round they have a competition to spot more things which helps tourist to have great wild life experience. They always love to spread information aboutthe flora and fauna which can make your experience great being at Kanha.