Kanha National Park :
The journey by car takes 5 hrs from
Jabalpur to this park. It has an area of 1945 sq.km. There are 22 species of mammals and
230 species of birds. Forest Department guides accompany the
visitors around the park on mapped out circuits by a jeep (about Rs.400 or Rs.9
Bandhavgarh National Park:
This park is 197Km
north-east of Jabalpur. White tiger is mainly found here. It covers an area
of 105 sq.km. You can visit some interesting cave shrines scattered
around the park with Brahmi inscriptions dating from the 1st century B.C and
archaeological remains of a fort believed to be 2,000 years old. Its main
wild beasts are tiger, leopard, wild pigs, nilgai, chinkara, sambar and chital. Jeeps are available from dawn to 1000 and 1600 until dusk.
Visitor must be accompanied by the forest department guide.