Pench National Park
About Pench National Park
Pench National Park is a national park in Madhya Pradesh state. It includes Pench Tiger Reserve and derives its name from the Pench River that flows through the park. the well-forested areas of Seoni and Chhindwara districts respectively. It was declared a sanctuary in 1965, raised to the status of a national park in 1975 and enlisted as a tiger reserve in 1992.
Attractions near Pench National Park
This is a gravity dam on the Pench river in the starre of Maharashtra and adjoining Madhyapradesh in India. 160 MW hydroelectric plant called Pench Hydro power station is located at the foot of the dam.
Khindsi Lake is a lake near the city of Ramtek in the Nagpur district of India. Famous mainly for its large and picturesque lake, Khindsi has been the favorite tourist destination of Vidarbhites for several years. If you are looking to spend a calm and eventful weekend or looking for an ideal picnic spot then your search ends with Khindsi. The water sports at Khindsi is arguably the safest and most well maintained in the country, and has been recognized by the Tourism Dept. Govt. of India.
Koka was approved as a wildlife sanctuary only a year ago in 2013.. The park is situated barely 20 km from the district of Bhandara and close to Nagzira Wildlife Sanctuary. The total area of the park is 92.34 sq. km. Koka has an abundant population of tigers and leopards. There are herbivores like Gaurs, Cheetals and Sambhars. Koka plays the role of a safe haven for animals that wander away from Nagzira and New Nagzira Sanctuaries in search of a new habitat.
Nagzira Wildlife Sanctuary is locked in the arms of nature and adorned with a picturesque landscape, luxuriant vegetation and serves as a living outdoor museum to explore and appreciate nature.
This is an earthfill dam on the Wainganga river. The dam consists of 33 Nos of spillway gates to regulate irrigation water into the river throughout the year. Its main purpose is for Irrigation.
Patalkot or the hidden world is a mystical valley located in the Tamia block of Chhindwara district. This horseshoe-shaped valley is surrounded by hills and there are several pathways to reach the villages located inside the valley. The rocks are mostly by the Archaean era which is nearly 2500 million years old .the government has been trying to make Patalkot an eco-tourism destination. The monsoon season is a popular time for visitors,
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