Safari Timings In Kanha

Safari ride is one of the most popular ways to explore the dense jungle of Kanha National Park and to watch the activities of wild animals in their natural habitat. Tourists enjoy the lush green and thick forest of Kanha National park and the activities of wild life in an open jeep accompanied by some experienced naturalist at fixed timings. For enjoying safari ride in Kanha, there are four zones in Kanha National Park. They are Kisli, Mukki, Kanha &Sarhi. You can book the entrance ticket for safari ride through online safari booking or through tour operator or travel agent or you can get the safari ride ticket from the booking window at the entrance where the safari ride starts.

The Kanha national park is open throughout the year from 1st October to 30 th June. During monsoon season the entire core zone of the kanha national park remains closed from July to September. Thus tourists are not allowed to visit this popular national park during these months. Sometimes due to continuation of rainfall for longer periods and bad climatic conditions the opening of the park gets delayed by 10-15 days. Safari timings of Kanha National park depend on the weather and the climatic condition. In 2019, the opening of the Kanha National Park gets delayed by 10-15 days due to bad weather and heavy ongoing rainfall. The maintenance work of the road/bridge was going on due to ongoing rainfall there.

Tourists in Kanha National Park can enjoy two rounds of safari ride in a day,one in the morning and another in the afternoon/ evening. On Wednesday, the morning as well as the afternoon/evening safari ride of the core zone remains closed for the tourists. But you can enjoy the afternoon safari ride in the Buffer zone even on Wednesday. Before planning a safari tour you have to gather some basic and important information about the Kanha National Park. It will be very helpful in time management and for planning your day to day activity. Some of the basic and important information for the tourists before planning a tour of Kanha National Park:

  • 15 November to 15 February: morning safari ride starts from 6:00am to 11;00 am and afternoon/evening safari ride starts from 15:30pm till sunset.
  • 16 February to 30th April: morning safari ride starts from 5:45 am to 10:45am and afternoon/evening safari ride starts from 15:30pm to 18:30pm.
  • 1st May to 30th June: morning safari ride starts from 5:30 am to10:30am and afternoon/evening safari ride starts from 16:00pm to 19:00pm.

Entire safari timings of the Kanha National Park is decided by the forest management and they have the right to make any changes of the safari timings in case of any unforeseen circumstances and whenever they feel its requirement. The forest management has full right to change the safari route of the safari ride for any number of days as per the conditions and requirement.

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