Spread along the areas of Ken River in Central India. A Tiger Reserve deeply hailed for being the iconic success story of Tiger reintroduction.
Activity Level Easy
Accomodation Type Cozy
Panna National Park located in Panna and Chattarpur district of Madhya Pradesh is formally being renowned as the twenty second tiger reserve of India and fifth in Madhya Pradesh. By covering an area of 542.67 sq km, Panna Reserve lies besides the areas of the Ken River at the central state of India, Madhya Pradesh at a distance of 57 km from Khajuraho, a world heritage center.
Ken River flows through this reserve and creates beautiful waterfalls on its way to the valley. The park has numerous sites of historical importance with stone paintings dating back to Neolithic era. The ideal home to Tigers, Panna is composed of deciduous forests to include other species like Indian Wolf, Four-horned Antelope, Sloth Bear, Leopard, Chinkara and Gharial.
- Railway Journey by 3 Tier A.C, both ways.
- Internal Transfers via AC SUVs.
- Visit to Khajuraho.
- Stay in Three Star Property for 3 Nights.
- All Meals at Resort.
- 5 Open Gypsy Safaris in National Park.
- Gypsy,Guide & Forest Entry Charges.
- GW Mentor.
- Food During Train & Road Travel.
- Bottled Water in Train and Resort.
- Camera Fees.
- Extra Safaris / Night Safaris / Boat Safaris.
- Laundry & Telephone Charges.
- Alcoholic Beverages & Soft Drinks.
- Tips & Gratuities.
- All Applicable Taxes.
- Things Which are Not Mentioned in Inclusions.
Meet up in Mumbai at the CSTM Railway Station and board the Jabalpur bound Garibrath Express at 13:30 hrs . Overnight in train.
Arrival at Jabalpur, followed by transfer to Khajuraho. Visit to the three Temple Complexes over evening. Dinner & overnight at Panna.
Safari is an adventure that takes you to explore the unexplored trails and un-spoilt natural horizons. Morning safari is of about 5 hour’s duration. Return to the resort by 11:00 hrs, Leisure time, followed by lunch at 13:00 hrs.
Leave for the evening safari by gypsy at 14:30 hrs and return by 18:30 hrs. Off to bed after a delightful dinner.
The bliss continues as we leave for an early morning safari. Return to the campsite by 11:00 hrs, relax and after lunch we again hop for another thrilling jungle safari. Off to bed after a delightful dinner.
This would be our last day at Panna and after morning safari we will pack our bags and leave for Jabalpur by AC vehicles. Board the Mumbai bound train at 19:30 hrs. Dinner & overnight in train.
Arrival at Mumbai by noon and leave for your onward journey. The tour concludes with great wildlife memories.
The Resort is situated on the banks of Ken River, 6 k.m. from the Madla Gate and 22 k.m. from Khajuraho. The facility scores big points on account of its enviable location, a perfect location to cater both tourist spot Khajuraho and Panna Tiger Reserve. Camp Panna gives perfect feel of living amidst nature with greenery all around and river on one side. The spacious and sophisticated rooms are fully furnished with all amenities. Guests will be provided with a satisfying selection of Indian and Continental cuisines prepared with local and fresh ingredients.
- What to expect when in Panna?
Panna is home to rich wildlife Tigers, Leopards, Spotted Deer, Sambar, Sloth Bears are found here. The forest is also known for its rich avifauna with more than 200 bird species that are found here, they include Honey Buzzards, King Vultures, Indian Vultures, Crested Hawk Eagles etc.
- Is there a flight option to this location?
Yes, flights can be opted thus saving one day at the start of the tour and the end; however certain flight timings do not coincide with the train timings; and thus the flight itinerary might make you compromise on the typical itinerary.
Contact our travel consultants to figure out the best possible options.
- What is the usual sharing in vehicles & accommodation?
The accommodations are always on double sharing basis unless otherwise opted for. Single sharing basis attracts an additional nominal fee, while triple sharing allows you to be eligible for a small discount.
Safari vehicles as well as internal transit vehicles (such as SUVs) are usually shared between 6 people, unless indicated otherwise. Specific Photography Mentoring Tours have 4-in-a-vehicle. Exclusive jeeps can be reserved by a group after paying a surcharge.(group size less than 6)
- Is it safe?
Open jeep safaris & even nature trails conducted by us follow the highest safety standards, and we take all necessary precautions involved. We respect the wild animals and their comfort, and keep adequate distance while photographing them. However its worthy of noting, that being cautious goes a long way in preventing any mishaps.
- How is the climate in Panna?
Temperatures in summers reach upto 40 degree Celsius and can get hot. Winters are very cold with temperatures dipping to 4 degrees Celsius. Traveling during both the seasons has its perks!
- Who all can be a part of this tour?
The jungle can be visited by anybody who is fond of wildlife or is a first timer. It is apt for anybody who wishes to experience this journey. Children of any age group, accompanied by adults can be a part of the safaris. For a detailed inquiry you can always ask our experts for advice.
- Benefits of travelling with Go Wild?
We pride in being experts in wildlife for over a decade and hence traveling with us is stress free, fun oriented, interactive and knowledge based. You will surely return home as a better wildlifer!
- What do I pack for my travel?
Apart from the season wise apparels, we recommend you to only wear comfortable clothes with colors that will go with the nature. Bright colors like red, orange, white, yellow etc are a strict no no. We will provide a detailed list of things to be carried before the tour.
- Can I get Veg/ Jain food?
Apart from the stays in Forest Rest Houses; food menu is usually tailor made according to the group. Veg food is available at all locations, and Jain food can be arranged for if informed at the time of booking.