Pench National Park, Gondia


Pench Tiger Reserve comprises of Pench river (from which derived its name), the Indira Priyadarshini Pench National Park, the Mowgli Pench Sanctuary and surrounding area. The national park has been an inspiration for writers like Rudyard Kipling's most famous work, The Jungle Book. The park is habitant to 33 species of mammals, 164 species of birds, 50 species of fish, 10 species of amphibians, 30 species of reptiles, and a wide variety of insect life. Though it is declared as Tiger Reserve Park, it is home to other wild life species like sambhar, chital, barking deer, nilgai, black buck, gaur, wild boar, chausingha, sloth bears, wild dogs, langurs, monkeys, mouse deer, black-naped hares, jackals, foxes, hyenas, porcupines, and flying squirrels. The park has variety of species of mammals, birds, fish, amphibians, reptiles, and insect life.


Check for details of timings, Closed from 1 st July to 15 th October and Closed on Every Monday, Best Time-February to May

How to reach

Nearest railway station is Seoni with 30 km. Nearest Airport is Nagpur at around 170 km. Private vehicles can be hired from Nagpur, Chandrapur, Jabalpur and other cities.


98 km from Gondia, 200 km from Jabalpur


For accommodation at Pench, check 

Contact No

Maharashtra Counter-0712-2560727, Email:, Madhya Pradesh-0755 - 4019400 /01/02/03/04/05/06


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