The Kanha National Park is spread over the region of 940 sq. km. in the Maikal chain of slopes. By raising the cushion and center zone out and out, the Kanha Tiger Reserve has the aggregate range of 1945 so km. The lavish sal and bamboo backwoods, green glades and gorges of Kanha gave motivation to Rudyard Kipling to his famous novel of all times, the Jungle Book.
The Kanha National Park is spread across the area of 940 sq km in the Maikal chain of hills. By bringing up the buffer and core zone all together, the Kanha Tiger Reserve has the total area of 1945 sq km. The lush sal and bamboo forests, grassy meadows and ravines of Kanha providedinspiration to Rudyard Kipling for his famous novel "Jungle Book". The Kanha National Park in Madhya Pradesh came into being in 1955 and forms the core of the Kanha Tiger Reserve, created in 1974 under Project Tiger. The Park's landmark achievement is the preservation of the rare hardground Swamp Deer (Barasingha), saving it from near extinction. Stringent conservation programs for the overall protection of the Park's fauna and flora, makes Kanha one of the most well maintained National Parks in Asia.