About Panna Tiger Reserve
Panna Tiger Reserve is a critical tiger habitat located in Vindhya Hill in northern Madhya Pradesh and fragile through dynamic dry deciduous forest. This land is characterized by extensive plateaus and gorges. It is a land of mesmerizing waterfalls, naturals, archaeological splendors, legends & cultural richness. It is also the land of the Ken River, which lends it unparalleled beauty. This land is sounded by natural boundaries like in north, it is surrounded by teak forest & in easte, it is surrounded by Teak-Kardhai mixed forest. The NE-SW running Vindhya Hill ranges links the eastern and western population of wild animals.
Flora & Fauna
Tiger the king of the jungle, roams freely in this secure, though a bit small habitat alongwith his fellow beings leopard, wild dog , wolf , hyaena and smaller cats. Sloth bear has his most favourite home in the rock escarpments and undisturbed vales. The wooded areas are dotted with sambar the largest of Indian deers, chital and chowsingha . One can easily see Blue Bull and chinkara in most open areas in the grasslands, specially on the periphery. The avifauna comprises more than 200 species including a host of migratory birds. One can see White necked stork, Barheaded goose, Honey Buuzzard, Blossom headed Parakeet, Paradise flycatcher, Slaty headed Scimitar babbler including 5 species of Vultures. Dry and hot climate, in union with shallow Vindhyan soils has given rise to dry Teak and dry mixed forest. The dominating vegetation type is Miscellaneous Dry Deciduous forest interspread with grassland areas. Other major forest types are riverines, open grasslands, open woodlands with tall grasses and thorny woodlands. The characteristic floral species of this area include tree species such as Tectona grandis, Diospyros melanoxylon, Madhuca indica, Buchnania latifolia, Anogeissus latifolia, Anogeissus pendula, Lanneacoro mandelica, Bosswelia serrata etc. Major shrub species includes Lantana camera, Grewia sp., Nyctanthusarbortristis, Ixora sp., Zyziphusmauritiana, Zyziphusoenoplea, etc. The dominant grass species are Apludamutica, Themedaquadrivalvis, Meteropogoncontortus, Arishtida sp. etc.
Satpura Suggested Tour (2N / 3D)
Arrival at Nagpur & proceed to Panna (275 km / 5.30 hrs).
Check in to Resort/ Freshen up/Lunch.
Leisure time for Explore Panna Village
Dinner & overnight stay.
Early morning wake up call.
06:00 AM proceed for safari. Explore Panna jungle. (Safari 1)
10:00 AM return back to resort.
Post lunch proceed for noon safari. (Safari 2)
02:30 PM Proceed for safari.
06:30 PM come back to resort & Hi-Tea.
Dinner & overnight stay.
Morning Breakfast and check out from Resort.
Proceed to Nagpur for onward journey.