About Pench National Park

One of the famous national park of India. It is located in Seoni and Chhindwara districts of Madhya Pradesh state. It is also part of Maharashtra state.

Pench river flows through Pench National Park and divides it into two districts. Pench National Park gets it’s name because of this river only.

Pench Tiger Reserve was awarded to “Best Maintain Tourist Friendly National Park” Award under the National Tourism Prize 2006-07

Identification: Rudyard Kipling wrote “The Jungle Book” here and created a fictional character “Mowgli

Objective: Save Wildlife

Established in: 1965 as Wildlife Sanctuary. It got it’s National Park status in 1975. In 1992, it was established as a tiger reserve.

Location: Located Seoni and Chhindwara districts of Madhya Pradesh, and part of Maharashtra state in central India.

Area: 1179.63 km²

Core Area: 411.33 km²

Buffer Area: 768.30 km²

Temperature Range: 4°C in winter to 42°C during summer

Climate: Hot temperate during summer and pleasant in winters.

Best Time: 15th October to 15th June


Pench National Park Zones

There are 2 core zones and 5 buffer zones in Pench National Park. Below is the list of zones:

Turia Zone, Karmajhiri Zone are core zones

Wolf Sanctuary, Rukhad Zone, Jamtara Zone, Teliya Zone are buffer zones in Madhya Pradesh state.

Khursapar Zone, Sillari Zones come under Maharashtra state.

To know more about different zones, please CLICK HERE


Wildlife Safari is the best way to explore the nature in Pench National Park.


Best deals for Pench Holiday & Wildlife Packages. Pench weekend Packages.


Pench has all types of hotels & resorts from budget category to luxury category.

3days Pench Wildlife Package

Rs. 6,999/- per person

6days Pench & Tadoba Package

Rs. 22,499/- per person

4days Pench Photography Package

Rs. 12,499/- per person

8days Pench, Kanha & Bandhavgarh Package

Rs. 28,499/- per person

5days Pench & Tadoba Package

Rs. 17,999/- per person

7days Pench, Kanha & Jabalpur Package

Rs. 25,999/- per person

Olive Resort & Villas

Village Machaan Resort

Baaz Jungle Resort

Baghvan Taj Wilderness Resort

Mahua Vann Resort

Pench Tree Lodge by Pugdundee Safaris

Pench Jungle Camp

Tathastu Resort

Kokha Wilderness Camp

Nearby places to around Pench National Park

Tathastu Art Center

Nagzira Wildlife Sanctuary

Tadoba National Park