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Attractions Kanha National
Kawardha just east of
the Maikala Range (up to 1100m) to the south east of Kanha
National park, Kawardha is a small town in Chhattisgarh (34
forts) region of M.P. In this remote area Maharaja Viswaraj
Singh has recently opened his palace to visitors. It provides
a delightfully quite unspoiled contrast with India’s big
cities and with the much busier tourist circuit of Rajasthan’s
‘palace circuit’. This town is in the canter of the Baiga
tribe, who live in forest surrounding the town, and these are
several eleventh century temples in the immediate region
Being a wildlife lover whenever you plan an excursion to Kanha
National Park, you must visit the Kanha Museum, which is
another important nearby tourist attraction in KNP. The museum
is under the authority of Forest Department and is the ideal
place to get some information about the topography and other
interesting aspects of the park. Sprawled over a large area,
Kanha Museum displays the history of the reserve and exhibits
the skeletons of various carnivore, reptile, and herbivore
creatures. From exciting experience to interesting facts and
notes, the museum renders a lot of attractions for the
wildlife buffs. Also, in order to offer better comprehension
of wildlife habitat to tourists, this historical center also
houses a few charts, specimen, photographs, and models which
give a detailed insight of the food chain and the wildlife
inhabiting the forest. The major attraction of the museum is
the evening sound shows which is a must see.
Distance from Kanha National Park: 11 km
Stretch your expedition to Raipur in Chattisgarh where
Kawardha Palace awaits to soak you in the royal ambiance.
Sprawled over an 11-acre of lush green territory, this Italian
marble and stone-made palace is located 91 km from the Kanha
National Park. For visitors, this monument encompasses
panoramic views of Maikal Hill Range. Staying in Kawardha
Palace is something which you must do if your pocket allows.
In order to offer an imperial treatment, this royal residence
that has been converted into a heritage hotel is crammed with
all the luxuries, including an evening bar cum library room.
Distance from Kanha National Park: 91 km
Amarkantak, which is also known as Teerthraj, is located
at a distance of 159 km from Kanha National Park. Festooned
with rich natural heritage, the mystic land is overloaded with
plants with medicinal properties which make this place
noteworthy from the ecological perspective as most of them are
of rare species or are hard to find. Being the emerging point
of Narmada, Sone, and Johila Rivers, Amarkantak is best known
for its DudhDhara Waterfalls that has foaming water that looks
like milk. Other than this, there are a few places to see
which you should not skip during your excursion here.
Kalachuri era’s Pataleshwar Mahadev Temple and Narmada Udgam
Temple are amongst the top attractions in Amarkantak. The
temples brag an incredible architecture along with spiritual
hues for tourists to savour. This enthralling town also gives
an opportunity to take a plunge into the cultural essence of
central Indian tribes through village tourism opportunity.
Distance from Kanha National Park: 159 km
Often known as the soul of Madhya Pradesh, Jabalpur is the
city of coloured-marble rocks. It is just 164 km away from
Kanha National Park and is an enthralling city that bestows
many attractions to travellers to savour. From its renowned
misty Dhuandhar Falls and Madan Mahal Fort to nature’s walk in
Dumna to Bhedaghat, Jabalpur has a parcel of bewitching
experiences. What would be more fun here than sitting under
the gleaming light of the moon and savouring the picturesque
view of changing marbles of 100-feet tall mountains with River
Narmada passing through them. For the individuals who come
here to seek blessings of the Almighty, the place bids a
number of spiritual attractions. From 10 century old Chausath
Yogini Temple of Goddess Parvati and Lord Shiva to enchanting
Gwarighat Gurudwara on South Bank of the Narmada River,
Jabalpur houses some of the sacred-most places of worship.
Amongst which is Kanchnar Temple that is a famous for a mighty
76-ft tall statue of Lord Shiva. Coming to Dhuandhar Falls -
the most visited place in Jabalpur. The fall, which in english
can be translated as the ‘Smoke Cascade’ because of the mist
which is formed when the water hits the rocks below, gives
tourists a jaw-dropping sight to catch. Also, famed as the
third largest city of Madhya Pradesh, Jabalpur houses a couple
of historical forts and war memorials in the form of, Madan
Mahal Fort and Rani Durgawati Museum for a historical tour.
These destinations all together make Jabalpur a “place for
nature lovers, history buffs, and devotees as well”.
Distance from Kanha National Park: 164 km
If you’re visiting Panna from Kanha then you should
further add Ajaigarh Fort in the plan as this majestic place
is situated only 37 km from Panna. This fort has a flat-topped
design and is located in Ajaigarh which is fringed by the
Vindhya Ranges. If you are a history and nature lover,
undoubtedly, this fort will fill your heart with some
awe-inspiring views of Vindhya Ranges and that of Ken River.
The fort comprises two temples and two rock-cut tanks which
are named after the renowned Ganga and Yamuna streams. In
order to reach to the entryway of this historical fort, you
will have to climb around 500 steep steps.
Distance from Kanha National Park: 364 km
Located at a distance of 15 km from Khajuraho, Raneh Falls
isn’t a place to miss. This attraction near Khajuraho
possesses tranquil surroundings and riveting views which give
a wholesome holiday experience. The glorious Raneh Waterfall
is a canyon formed with crystalline and granite rocks, which
is situated on the Ken River and is 30m deep. The highlights
of this place are the dozens of falls, some of which are
seasonal. Raneh Falls is a perfect stopover destination for
the honeymooners as the place offers a romantic ambiance along
some beautiful views to share with your loved ones.
Distance from Kanha National Park: 370 km
While making the list of the closeby attractions to be
included in your Kanha tour, put Khajuraho somewhere in the
top. One of the best travel destinations in Madhya Pradesh and
a prominent UNESCO World Heritage Site, Khajuraho is famous
for erotic sculptures and Hindu and Jain Temples. For a
change, if you want your Kanha excursion not just to be
restricted to wildlife and nature, Khajuraho would evidently
be there to welcome you. These temples in Khajuraho are
categorized as per their geographical location - Eastern,
Western, and Southern. You can invest your time, money, and
energy to appreciate the exquisiteness of these temples which
exhibit some stunning art of sculptures and architecture.
Distance from Kanha National Park: 371 km
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