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Pench National Park , Nagpur.

Location:
25th Tiger Reserve of India, Pench National Park is located in Ramtek tehsil of Nagpur.
Biodiversity:
The park nestles in a picturesque setting of hills and dales. Being close to Nagpur city, it bids fair to be a popular tourist center, not only on account of wildlife therein, but also due to scenic beauty of park, to which meandering Pench river lends special charm. nature exhilarates and if it is the art of God one will truly behold it here. There are several low lying gradual hill ranges of satpura fringing this river. In summer the river retains water in pools strewn along its bed, locally known as doh'. To the east lies 'Golia Pahar' about 670 meters above the main sea level, which is the highest hill in Nagpur district.

Fauna:
The common animals in this sanctuary are Common Langur, Jackal, Wild dog, Sloth bear, Indian Grey Mongoose, Striped Hyaena, Tiger, Leopard, Jungle cat, Wild Boar, Spotted Deer, Sambar, Barking Deer, Indian Bison, Nilgai, Chausinga, Large Brown Flying Squirrel, Porcupine, Pangolin.
Main trees species are Anjan, Bhirra, Bija, Haldu,m Hirda, Kalam, Khair, Medsing, Moha, Mokha, Palas, Rohan, Tick and Shisham, Tendu and Tiwas
The main shrubs found in this area are Bharati, Dudhi, Ghaneri, Nirgudi, Phetra, Bamboo, Katang bamboo, Kusal.
The undergrowth consist of Divali, Gajargawat, Goakru, Rantulsi, Tarota and Marvel, Sabai and Thikhadi are the main grasses. Eroni, Gunj, Gulvel and Khobarvel are main climbers.
Tourist Information

Best time to visit:February to April

How to reach:

Nearest Airport:Sonegaon, Nagpur (78 Kms.)

By Rail:Nagpur (70 Kms.)

By Road:Ramtek (35 Kms). Regular bus service is available from Nagpur.
Sanctuary area and wild animals
Accommodations:
Tent facility:
Camping facility having 6 tents is available at Totladoh.

Other accommodations available are:

Rest Houses Number of suites Place Reservation Authority Phones
Tiger Top Forest Rest Houses 3(6 beds) Totladoh Conservator of Forest & Field Director Pench, Nagpur 91-712-2560748
Hornbill Nest Forest Rest House 2(4 beds) Kolitmara
Tiger Den Tents 6 Totladoh
VIP Rest Houses 6(12 beds) Totladoh Executive Engineer Irrigation.Nagpur 91-712-2533225
Forest Rest House 2(4 beds) Sillari DCF,Nagpur 91-712-2524624
Forest Rest House 2( 4 beds) Paoni
Forest Rest House 2( 4 beds) Mogarkasa
Rest House 2(4 beds) Chorbauli Executive Engineer ,PWD,Nagpur 91-712-2533449
Rest House 2(4 beds) Deolapar Executive Enginee PWD,Nagour 91-712-2533449