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Panna National Park
Panna National Park is a paradise for nature lovers. The mighty Tiger, the lithe and graceful panther, the rare and endangered caracal, a cousin of the extinct Cheetah are believed to have their habitat here. The park also houses the members of the deer family. The graceful little Chinkara or Indian Gazelle, the Sambar, largest of the Indian Deer with magnificent horns, and the lovely Cheetals which moves through the park in herds, the Chowsingha or the four horned antelope is a pleasure to watch. The mail scavenging mammals are the hyena and jackal whereas the sloth bear is an omnivore.
The river attracts a number of avian species, storks, teals, pintails, pond herons, egrets are among the water birds, whereas the peafowl, jungle fowl, spur fowl, partridges and quails are the common ground laying birds. Green pigeons and rock pigeons are also numerous. Rollers, bee-eaters, drongos, warblers, kingfishers, woodpeckers, finches, orioles and fly-catchers are represented by several species. Eagles and kites are the birds of prey, whereas the vulture are seavengers. Several species of owls, owlets and night jars, represent the birds of the night.
Situated at the footstep of Panna National Park, Lawania Jungle Resort is only an hour’s drive from the famous Temple City “Khajuraho”.
Set up in the natural surroundings of the National Park Luxurious Tents with all modern facilities such as comfortable beds, attached bathroom with hot and cold running water, delicious Indian and Continental food and above all the personalized services to make your valued clients feel the worth of their money.
The climate of this region is tropical. Summers are too hot and very uncomfortable, though this is the time when one has the maximum chances of encountering the exclusive wildlife of this park. Winters are cold and comfortable and the temperature generally remains under 25°C. Monsoon touches this region in July and continues till mid-September.
Khajuraho is situated at a distance of around 57 km from the Panna National Park. The place is a world heritage site famous for the exquisite sculptures adorning the temples there. The erotic images on the walls of the temples are well known and attract tourists from all over the world. Major attractions are the Kandariya Mahadev Temple, Lakshman Temple, Devi Jagdamba Temple, temple of Vishwanath and Nandi, Chaunsath Yogini Temple, Parsvanatha Temple, Shanti Nath Temple, Ghantai Temple, and temples of Brahma and Hanuman.
Majhgaon, at a distance of around 55 km, has the country. s only working diamond mine.
How to Get There
By Air: The nearest airport is at Khajuraho at a distance of around 57 km from the Panna National Park. There are daily Alliance Air flights to Delhi, Mumbai and Varanasi from Khajuraho.
By Rail: Satna, at a distance of around 90 km, is the nearest railway station. It is a major railway hub and is connected to many places in central and western India, the most important of them being Mumbai at a distance of 1,540 km.
By Bus: Panna is connected to Khajuraho and many other places in Madhya Pradesh by a good road network. Madla, at a distance of around 24 km southwest of Khajuraho, is a good transport centre..
Tree houses and tourist lodges are available in the vicinity of the Panna National Park to accommodate the visitors. Most of the better accommodation options are available at Madla. The other option is to stay in any hotel at Khajuraho and organise a day trip to the park.
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