One of the best places to visit in Kanha for a family consisting of wildlife enthusiasts is Phen Wildlife Sanctuary. Established in the year 1983 and spread across 111 square kilometers, this wildlife haven is located in the north-east of Kanha National Park. It’s surrounded by the Motinala Range and this ecosystem makes it possible for almost all kinds of wildlife to exist—a major reason why this sanctuary is a must-visit for those wanting to spot different species of plants, animals, and insects!

An enthralling place to visit with the whole family, this park is home to animals like the Royal Bengal Tiger, leopard, wild boar, cheetal, and sambar. Additionally, the park is home to some animals and birds of the nearby Kanha National Parkand Mandla Fossil National Park. Take your kids on a safari here and introduce them to this world of wonders while you wait patiently to spot a beast of the wild or to click pictures of members belonging to the animal kingdom.

The nearest airport is at Jabalpur, which also has a railway station. Various buses ply between the city and Mandla, ensuring you have a variety of travel options to reach Phen Wildlife Sanctuary for your family vacations.

This sanctuary is a treat to visit with family because there are plenty of things to do. First, you can book a safari and explore the natural landscape as well as various species of animals and birds. Next, your kids can enjoy a fun lesson out in the wild. Third, it’s a great idea to improve your photography skills in this scenic location!

It’s interesting to note that the State Government of Madhya Pradesh classified Phen Wildlife Sanctuary as a buffer zone. A buffer zone refers to the area that exists between two or more wildlife-reserved areas. Phen Wild Life Sanctuary is regarded as a separate division. It is under the main control of the Reserve Management of India. Phen is continuously monitored for various eco-development and wildlife conservation plans.

Also, have a look at other popular tourist places to visit in Kanha during family vacation.

Where to stay

Club Mahindra Kanha Resort is the best kid-friendly resort to check into when visiting the Phen Wildlife Sanctuary. It is located in close proximity to the park, ensuring your travel time to and from the safari zone is reduced. This will also warrant that your children aren’t tired due to long hours of travel, and are attentive and excited when the safari begins! Plan a vacation with Club Mahindra & have a pleasant and memorable stay at Kanha resort with family.

Further, the resort boasts modern amenities, making sure the kids and adults are both well-rested before embarking on daily safaris through the sanctuary. The local delicacies here are also worth trying. All these facilities make it one of the best resorts in Kanha. Read through these Club Mahindra reviews & know what our happy members have to say about Club Mahindra Kanha resort in Madhya Pradesh.

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