For People Who are wildlife Aficionado, Kanha national park is a paradise in the real sense of the term. High on scenic beauty and full of bio-diversity, this Park is situated in the Cardamom Hills from the enchanting land of Kerala. Additionally, a Tiger Reserve, the Park attracts tourists from all over the world. The gorgeous lake passing through this home of an assortment of wildlife adds more charm to it. It is a promising site for catching glimpses of exotic wildlife. The Park boasts of approximately 2000 Types of flowering plants and 170 distinct species of ferns. Additionally, it is dotted with an assortment of medicinal plants.
The Park homes around 62 species of mammals, some of which come under the label of ‘endangered’. Aside from tiger, another highlight of this kanha national park is the Indian elephants. Other mammals inhibiting the Park are gaur, barking deer, mouse deer, mongoose, lion-tailed macaque, Nilgiri langur, foxes and leopards. The endangered Nilgiri Tahir can be seen here. Treat your eyes with a bunch of Amazing birds such as darters, cormorants, kingfishers, the terrific Malabar hornbill and racket-tailed Drongos. According to documents there are 320 species of birds in the Park. The Park shelters around 45 Species of reptiles like king cobra, python, lizards, monitor lizards, turtle etc.
There are approximately 27 different Kinds of amphibians found in the Park. According to the records there are 38 species of fish found in the Park. Occupying a prized place in the Park, the 160 species of insects found here have their own distinctive charm. The bird’s species in the park consist of storks, pintails, teals, egret, pond herons, peacock, spur fowl, quail, gray, black and painted partridges, doves, yellow footed green pigeon, parakeets, cuckoos, papayas, rollers, racket tailed drongo, ashy drongo, king crow, bee-eaters, hoopoes, warblers, kingfishers, woodpeckers, owls, and fly catchers. There is a museum at Kanha demonstrating wildlife and action of the park and tribal tradition. There are luxury resorts in Kanha for cheaper stay one can reserve a budget hotel which are in plenty. Kanha lodging is complete during peak safari season.