Pench National Park, Madhya Pradesh is one of the well known national parks in India. It is located in the state of Madhya Pradesh and is a part of the Seoni and Chhindwara districts. The Pench National Park is home to a wide species of mammals, reptiles and birds.
The Pench National Park in Madhya Pradesh was made into a national park in the year 1983 and was later made into a Tiger Reserve in the year 1992. It is spread over an area of 293 square kms. The national park consists of a landscape of tropical vegetation and grasslands. It is surrounded by the Satpura Ranges.
Travelers who wish to tour the Pench National Park can go in the period between October and April. The weather in these months is pleasant with very little rainfall. Like most parts of the state, the weather is mostly tropical with warm summers and mild winters. Tours to the national park are a major part in the itinerary of Madhya Pradesh wildlife tours.
Lots of mammals, reptiles, amphibians and birds are found in the Pench National Park. The sprawling forests in the national park serves as an ideal habitat for plenty of species of deer, tigers, panthers, wild boars, jackals, leopards, jungle cats, wild dogs and porcupines, barking deer, nilgai and other species.
Bird lovers can also make trips to the Pench National Park in Madhya Pradesh. There are around 210 species of birds. The national park is home to a variety of bird species like forest eagles, owls, Red jungle fowl, Crimson breasted barbet, whistling teal and so on.
The Pench National Park can be easily reached. The nearest airport is located in the city of Nagpur. The capital city of Bhopal is also located at an easy distance. Accommodation is easily available in the area as there are some wildlife resorts and lodges.