Jeep Safari In Pench

Tiger sighting in Jeep safari at Pench National Park

Jeep safari is organized in Pench National Park in two shifts per day throughout the year. The number of jeeps is registered around 94 private gypsies at Turia gate. A maximum of 6 adults and 2 children (below 1 years) are allowed in a jeep safari. A safari permit needs to be procured from the forest officials from our website on first come and first serve basis. During the monsoon season, day permits are issued on a current basis.


Pench jeep safari offers tourists an exciting view of wild animals in their natural surroundings. Machans are set by forest officials to help facilitate viewing of wildlife by tourists. The Jeep offers amazing landscape and is the favored haunt of sloth bear, elephant, tigers and a wide variety of birds.

Different Safari Zones and Statement of Area in Pench National Park -

Core Area 411.330 Sq. km.
Area of Indira Priyadarshini Pench National Park 292.857 Sq. km.
Area of Pench Mowgli Sanctuary 118.473 Sq. km.
Buffer area 768.302 Sq. km.
Total Area of Pench Tiger Reserve 1179.632 Sq. km

Important Places for Jeep safari in Pench National Park

  • Turia Zone and Karmajhiri
  • Turia Gate - Entry Point 2.5 kilometer from Village Machaan
  • Alikatta - The central hub and meeting point of the Park
  • Piyorthadi - Rocky area famous for leopard sightings
  • Junewani Talao - A small picturesque pond
  • Jamun Nala Area – Mostly it is Grassland
  • Chindimatta - Junction of roads from Chindwara-Seoni-Maharashtra
  • Sitaghat /Raiyakassa - Breathtaking view of the banks of river Pench and birding
  • Kalapahad - Highest point in the park. Wireless tower installed. Closed for tourists
  • Bodha Nala - Lake and very pretty area
  • Baghin Nala - Most famous for Tiger sightings in the past few seasons
  • Bijamatta - Pond with rocky terrain and hills
  • Karmajhiri - Entry gate on other side of Seoni Range

Jeep Safari Timings of Pench National Park In Maharastra -

Period Morning - Entry - Exit Afternoon - Entry - Exit
1st July – 30th November 06.30am – 11:00am 02.30pm – 06.00pm
1st November – 28th / 29thFebruary 06.30am – 10.00am 02.00pm – 06.00pm
1st March – 30th April 05.30am – 09.30am 03.00pm – 07.00pm
1st May – 30thJune 05.30am – 09.30am 03.00pm – 07.00pm

Jeep Safari Timing in Pench National Park

Pench National Park is one of the most popular Tiger Reserve in the state of Madhya Pradesh that offers thrilling wildlife experience through open Jeep Safari. It was formed by an area of undulating, gentle slopes and sheltered valleys with the highest density of herbivores in India and including farming lands of other nearby villages into the reserve territory. The best time to visit it is from October to June end. It is also preferred by avid birdwatchers as a large variety of elusive birds can be seen here. This is the place that knows it all how to serve tourists a matchless wildlife excursion like no other wildlife destination can offer. Officially shared between two big states in India – Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra, Pench National Park offers morning as well as evening jungle safaris to wildlife enthusiasts. Though the experiences of jungle Jeep safari in both states are different as only higher authorities have that right to organise or take any decision related to the Pench National Park.

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