- Location: Satpura Hills
- City: Pachmarhi
- State: Madhya Pradesh
- Region: Central India
- Weather & Climate: Pleasant and Moderate
- Temperature: Max. 26°C to Min. 15°C
- Tourist Season: December to June
- Spoken Languages: English and Hindi
- Fairs & Festivals: Shivaratri Mela at the Mahadeva Temple
Located in the Hoshangabad district of Madhya Pradesh on the northern foothills of Satpura Range, the 518 sq km Bori Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the oldest forest reserves in India.This wildlife reserve is conveniently placed on the northern foothills of Satpura Range. In the west, there is the Tawa River and in the northern and eastern part, the sanctuary is surrounded by the Satpura National Park.
The river Tawa gets dried up in the dry season. The forest floor consists of fertile black-cotton soil with a combination of sandy loam. In the mounts, the soil is chiefly composed of sandstones, shales and basaltic rocks.
Flora and fauna at Bori National Park, Madhya Pradesh
Plants: Bori Satpura Tiger Reserve is also favorite hangout of Botany students as over 1300 plants species are found here. Teak, Sal, Bamboo, some medicinal plants and some rare mosses along with some water ferns species.
Other plant species found in these forests includes Achar (Buchanani lanzn) - Bija (pterocarpus marsumpium) - Jamun (syzygium cumini) - Kusum (Schleichera oleosa) - Lendia (lagerstromia parviflora) - Mahua (Madhuca latifolia) - Pula (kydia calycina) -Haldu (Adina cordifolia) - - Saja - Tendu (Diospyrous melanoxylon) - Tinsa (Ougeinia oojeinensis) etc.
Animals: Bear, Chinkara, Bear, Chital, Four-horned antelope, leopard, fox, Indian giant squirrel, Nilgai, Sambar, Tiger, Wild Dog, Wild Boar, Mouse Deer, Bison, Flying Squirrel, Porcupine and Bhedki
Birds: Bulbul, Erget, Jungle Fowl, Munia, King Fisher, Bee eater, Parakeet, Paradise Fly Catcher, Pigeon, Partridge, Sparrow, Wood Peaker, Vulture, Warblers Myna, Falcon, Eagle and Quail.
For tourists who are interested in exploring the Bori National Park, they can hire jeep but make sure to ask forest guides to accompany you. The forest tracks of Bori Satpura Tiger Reserve are not just rough but at some places vegetation is also higher.
There are forest bungalows and guest houses that are the best places for accommodation to enjoy the serenity of the jungle and the thrill that resides in it. Various safaris and the nature walks will give you a chance to enjoy the nature and its various elements. Different safaris are arranged so that tourists can enjoy the excitement of the jungle.