Tigers are born predators by nature, familiar with lurk and survive in silence. Expecting such an animal to appear in front of a long row of canters and jeeps is unreasonable. Thus, Satpura permits only 12 vehicles per day. The best venue to find tigers is Sonbhadra River. During summer, visitors can spot tigers swimming in the river to avoid the heat. This is one of the very few tiger preservation sites where walking tours are allowed. Besides tigers, visitors can find chital, gaur, leopard, porcupines, wild boars, chinkara, hyena, black buck and others.
Best Time For Tiger Spotting is between April and May
Safari Timing starts from 7 am to 11 am
Closest Airport – Bhopal Airport, which is 140 km away from the park
This park is situated in the heart of the country, spreading 760 square kilometer of forest area. It nurtures 43 tigers within its boundaries. The lake regions are usually the most common tiger spotting areas. This park is one of the best sites to spot diverse wild animals. Besides the royal Bengal tiger, visitors can find sloth bear, wild boar, wild dog, barking deer, hyena, Indian leopard fox, and others.
There are seven safari zones in this park. The Turla region is the most popular region for spotting tigers. The regions around the stream in Turla are filled with tigers during summer season. Night safari is also permitted in this zone. Canter and jeep safaris are common transportation to discover the region and spotting tigers.
Best Time For Tiger Spotting is between March to June
Safari Timing begins from 7:30 am to 10:30 am and 4 pm to 6:30 pm (timing changes among season)
Closest Airport is Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar International airport, which is 95 km away from the park