Satpura National Park receive best wildlife destination award

The Satpura National Park has received India Today’s Editors’ Choice Award in the Best Wildlife Destination category. 

It was presented by Union Minister of State for Culture and Parliamentary Affairs Shri Arjun Ram Meghwal at the India Today Tourism Summit & Awards ceremony in New Delhi. 

On behalf of Madhya Pradesh, Field Director L. Krishnamurthy and Assistant Manager Tourism Board Dr. Neelam Rawat received the award. He said that this award would act as an inspiration to develop more facilities for tourists in Satpura National Park. 

Satpura Tiger Reserve

The Satpura National Park, also known as Satpura Tiger Reserve, is located in Hoshangabad district of Madhya Pradesh. Famous as a tiger conservation center, this area is also rich in wildlife and plant diversity. Apart from tiger, various wildlife including leopard, Indian bison, Indian giant squirrel, sambar, chital, deer, nilgai, langur, bear, wild boar are found here. The park has more than 300 caves of historical and archaeological importance. 210 km from Bhopal, 240 km from Jabalpur, 250 km from Nagpur. and 85 kms from Chhindwara. 

It is easy to reach the sanctuary by road. 52 km from the sanctuary Pipariya is the nearest railway station and Itarsi is the nearest rail junction. Pachmarhi is also the nearest bus stand and the gateway to the sanctuary.

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