Sanjay National Park
Set up in the year1981. The park is spread over an area of 1938sq.km in the districts of Sidhi and Sarguja. The nearest town Sidhi is 60km away from the park, railhead Jora 20km away and airport Khafuraho 270km away.
The fauna found in the park are leopard, Indian wolf, Chinkara, Sambhar, nilgai etc.
Best Time to Visit: November to June
Indravati National Park
This park was established in 1978 in Bastar district on the banks of river Indravati, after which is named. It is spread over and area of 1258 sq km away from the park which also serves as the railhead. The nearest air port is Rai pur 486km away.
The park comprises tropical deciduous forest with teak, amaltas, anjan, arjun, amlabaheda and palas. There is profuse growth of bamboos also. The deep forests are interspersed with grasslands and the trees are covered with climbers. It is an ideal habitat for diverse fauna. The common mammals found in the park are chital, sambar, chausingha, blue bull, black buck, chinkara, barking deer, swamp deer, wild buffalo, sloth bear and wild boar. Tiger, leopard, wolf, jackal, hyena and python are important carnivora.
Best Time to Visit: December to June read more
Kangar Valley National Park
This park was set up in the year1982 in Bastar district covering an area of 200sq.km. The nearest town is Jagdalpur at a distance of 30km which is also the railhead for visiting the park. The nearest airport is Raipur at a distance of 30km which is also the railhead for visiting the park. The nearest airport is Raipur at a distance of 330km from the park.
The fauna of the park consist of leopard, tiger, carcal, bison, chausingha, wolf, crocodile and python.
Best Time to Visit: October to February read more