Panna Tiger Reserve is just 25 km from Khajuraho-a mere half an hour drive. Tiger sighting is always a matter of chance but regular sightings are reported. Cheetal, Sambar, Nilgai, Chinkara, Chowsingha, Langoor, Wildboar and Jackal, are frequently sighted.
Gorges and falls along the course of the Ken river in the Reserve are beholding. Dynamic dry deciduous forest undergoes dramatic change from lush green in monsoon to dry grey in summer.
Relics of Gondwana period (rule of the tribal people of Central India) are scattered all over the Reserve.
By Air: The nearest airport is Khajuraho (25 km), connected with Delhi & Agra.
By Rail: Jhansi (180 km) for those travelling from Mumbai, Delhi and Chennai. Satna (90 km) for those travelling from Delhi, Kolkata and Varanasi. Katni (150 km) for those travelling from Mumbai, Chennai and Nagpur.
By Road: Reserve does not have any transport facility for the visitors. Four wheel drive petrol vehicles are best for wildlife watching and going around the reserve. Rough terrain, un-medalled roads, steep inclines are difficult for other vehicles.Private vehicles can be hired at Khajuraho/ Panna.
Panna Tiger Reserve : Besides the wildlife watchers (around 12000 annually), Panna gets visitors (around 20000 annually) who exclusively visit the famous Pandav Fall.
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