The Satpura National Park is located in the beautiful and diverse suburbs of Madhya Pradesh and is one of the most diverse and stunning national parks in Central India. One of India's most beautiful tiger reserves, the sanctuary was the winner of the TOFT Wildlife Tourism Award for the most visitor-friendly wildlife destinations in the year 2010. Located in the Hoshangabad district of Madhya Pradesh in India, Satpura National Park spreads over an area of 202 square miles and gets its name from the Satpura Hill ranges, or Mahadeo hills.
Well, this place captivates one who is keen interested in archaeology as there are plenty of rock shelters of ancient period that are embellished with beautiful paintings.
En route you'll find the rugged landscapes commemorated with sandstone peaks, narrow gorge, ravines, and dense forests that make it an inimitable creation of nature. It's the place where every wildlife buff must visit to enjoy the view of jungle, lovely hilly terrains, rivulets and unswayed forest, etc. Very rich in biodiversity, the wildlife of Satpura covers a huge range of flora and fauna, including rare species of mammals, birds, reptiles and plants.
Its fauna comprises of the Indian Bison(Gaur), Spotted Deer, Leopards, Tigers, Wild boar, Sloth bear, Wild dogs (which are locally called Dholes), Blackbuck, Four Horned antelopes, Porcupine, Sambhar, Otters, Crocodile, Langurs, Malabar squirrels, etc. The White Bison and Indian Giant squirrel are distinctive features of the Satpura National Park. During the months from November to March, the sanctuary also plays host to a myriad variety of migratory birds.
- November - March