Pench National Park in Satpura range in Madhya Pradesh in Central India is known for its majestic Royal Bengal Tigers and several other animal and birds. The park is divided by river Pench in nearly two equal parts and spread over an area of 758 sq kms. Pench National Park has a rich wildlife which offers visitors an opportunity to indulge into one of the finest wildlife experiences in India. Pench National park is the natural habitat to numerous other wild-life including the Royal Bengal tiger, jackal, peafowl, wild dog, wild boar, sloth bear, Indian leopard, fox, striped hyena, monkey, gaur, barking deer, four-horned antelope, Indian wolf, and more such enthralling species.
The park was also featured in the famous story of ” The Jungle Book ” written by Rudyard Kipling in 1894 AD. The story of Mowgli ( the wolf son ) was known to every one around the world and so the park got the fame.
Pench national park is a part of Project Tiger since 1992. Project Tiger has helped a lot in conservation of Royal Bengal Tigers in India. The park is divided in seven zones where a Jeep safari can be taken in the morning , evening and night.
The nearest airport to Pench national park is Nagpur ( 95 Kms / 2.5 Hours ) and wild-life lovers also include a nearby national park of Tadoba (215 kms / 5.5 hours via Nagpur ) and Kanha National park ( 200 Kms / 5 Hours ).