Central India’s ancient land is marked by some of the most impressive landscape and over 50 species of mammals but also over 250 species of birds.
The banks of the Denwa River offer a great venue for wildlife sightings.
Besides rare-birds and butterflies, one can expect great diversity of mammals at Satpura. Spotted Deer, Indian Bison (Gaur), Tigers, Leopards, Wild boar, Wild dog (locally called Dholes), Sloth bear, Black buck (unique attraction), Porcupine, Sambhar, Barasingha, four Horned antelopes (Chowsingha), Pangolin, Marsh crocodile, Languars include about 50 species of mammals found here. The park is also host to the highly endangered and endemic, Indian Giant squirrel.
Camping is permitted on the edge of this park. It is an experience not to be missed. As it opens the doors to new possibilities and sights on the banks of the prolific Denwa River.
Dusk Safari in the buffer zone also offer an opportunity to witness rare wildlife at night. Accompanied by a local forest guide and a naturalist; guests can expect owls, wild cats, bears, civets, etc. If you’re lucky, you may meet the world’s smallest wildcat – the Rusty-spotted Cat.
Churna Full Day Safari is another highlight of the Satpura National Park. It allows access deeper into Satpura for sighting the Gaur, Chital, Nilgai and Sambar. Travelers may stop at the Churna guest-house for a lunch break between safaris or even stay the night.