Jungle Safari in Satpura National Park of Madhya Pradesh

Satpura National Park known as Satpura Tiger Reserve is not only rich in biodiversity but also stone peaks, deep valleys, narrow gorges, ravines and dense forest.


Madhai, Pachmari-Neemghan, Churna are the zones of the tiger reserve and can be visited through jeep safaris. Madai Gate of Satpura national park is the most popular entry point for the park and has grasslands that attracts wild animals and birds.

How to Reach Satpura National Park


The nearest town to the Satpura National Park is Pachmarhi and nearest railway station is Piparia, located 55 kilometres from the park.


Tourist can either visit Pachmarhi hill station and Neemghan via Pachmarhi gate or can go to Madhai gate from Piparia, located close to Tawa dam by road.

Best Time to Visit Satpura Tiger Reserve


Satpura Tiger Reserve is offers moderate weather conditions, Summers from March to June is a good time.


One can also visit post monsoon November to February and the Pachmarhi Plateau winter season offers 4 °C in morning hours and 15 °C in daytime.


Wild Animals of Satpura National Park


Satpura Tiger Reserve offers extremely rugged terrain and home to big and smalls animals including Tiger, Leopard, sambar deer, wild boar,dholes, Indian gaur and Indian giant squirrel.


Big Five of Satpura National Park

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Satpura National Park is home to healthy population of Leopard, Tiger, Gaur, Dhole and sloth bear.


Satpura Tiger Reserve along with the adjoining Bori and Pachmarhi wildlife sanctuaries offers unique central Indian highland ecosystem.


Birds Of STR


The rare and most common birds of the STR are Malabar whistling Thrush, bluethroat, greater racket-tailed drongo, Serpent eagle, rufous treepie and yellow-footed green pigeon.


There are variety of birds found in Satpura Tiger Reserve, The park only has about 10% of the area classified as grasslands named as Neemghan, Madai and Keria.


Pachmarhi Wildlife Sanctuary


Satpura national park along with Bori and Pachmarhi wildlife sanctuaries are home to 50 species of mammals, 254 species of birds and 30 species of reptiles.


The Satpura park covers an area of 524 km2 and the jungle is consists of trees like sal, teak, tendu, amla, Terminalia chebula and Terminalia arjuna.

Nearby Attractions


Pachmarhi hill station of Madhya Pradesh is the most popular place in the Satpura national park, attractions includes Pandav Caves, Bee Falls, Denwa River, Dhoopgarh Peak, Rock Paintings and cave temples.

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