Maharashtra: Jawaharlal Nehru National Park near Nagpur - A Travel Guide


Jawaharlal Nehru National Park is another nearby tourists’ attraction of Nagpur of Maharashtra. Even though this national park is stretched across 257 square km but tourists’ activities are restricted within a well marked territory of 38 square km. The wild life of the national park includes Tigers (9), Chital Deer (219), wolfs 97), Nilgais (267), Shambars (1073), Bison (306), four horned and wild dogs. It is a rich in flora and fauna. The dark forest is full of innumerable towering plants, such as, Segun, teak, Bija, Saja, Mahua, Tendu and Palash. The forest authority has made a watch tower to give natural lovers a valuable opportunity to enjoy the bird’s eye view of nature and denizens.

This National Park is kept open all over the year except on Mondays. The best possible option is to hire a Jeep for a comfortable forest trip. It is mandatory to take a guide alongside as well.

Another nearby charming attraction which tourists are interested in is the Totladoh Dam, installed on the River Pench. 54 square km of a pretty Sarovar was formed here amidst the wavy meadow. Small scattered islands in the Sarovar (Lake) look mesmerizing. The place looks fabulous and different when migratory birds congregate here in numbers in winters. All of the juvenile and animated birds fly from one island to the other and offer tourists an opportunity to witness one of the most beautiful natural sights. It would be an enthralling experience for all the nature and bird lovers.

Tourists who have time on their hands should not miss the chance to enjoy a delightful boating on the Lake. The series of visible tilas looks awesome. Enjoy it standing on the banks of the Lake. If you are interested, then you can take pleasure in rafting in the buffer zone.

Water power plant, established in Pench, is supplying power in the proximity. The captivating Muggusgarh fort is another agreeable allurement for the tourists in Pench.

Tourists can visit the Jawaharlal Nehru National park from Nagpur by availing a bus or by hiring a car. The gateway of the Jawaharlal Nehru National Park at Pauni is located at a distance of 60 km from Nagpur.

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