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Mahesh Sutharratingratingratingratingrating5.0/5

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A gem in itself

Panna is known throughout the world for it's diamond mines but it won't be an overstatement to say that Panna is a gem in itself. Ken river flows through this lovely place and the Panna Tiger Reserve is an attraction for every wildlife lover. The bio-diversity in this national park is very rich. Other than the powerful and huge tigers & leopard, the park also has wolves, chitals, sloth bears, chinkara and sambar. There are about 300 different varieties of birds which make this national park a must visit for every ornithologist.

We stayed the Jungle camp right next to the Tiger reserve. The hotel had every possible amenity that one could think of and yet retained the charm of camping. Food at the in-house restaurant is worth trying!

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Hrish Thotaratingratingratingratingratingrating4.3/5

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Get in touch with your wild side at Panna

Panna is primarily a wildlife destination thanks to the majestic Panna National Park where you can get sighting of tigers and leopards. It also has the historical Mahamati Prannathji temple. Beautiful views of the Ken River can be seen here too. Stay at Jungle camp to be closest to safari.

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Panna Overview

Panna is a small city, famous for its diamond mines and Tiger Reserve, located in Panna district. Panna is situated on the Vindhyachal Ranges and has an average elevation of 433 metres. The city has many diamond mining industries and monuments, which makes it an important city of Madhya Pradesh. Panna is not only visited for its National wild life reserves but also for the monuments and shrines.

Panna was once the capital of the Bundela kingdom. Chhatar Sal, the leader of Bundela Rajput revolted against the Mughal Empire, and after his death, the region was divided between his two sons. The kingdom of Panna was given to Harde Sah, the eldest son of Chhatar Sal. In the 19th century, Panna became a princely state of British India.

The city has many major tourist attractions that make it an important place from the tourism point of view. There are several places of interest in Panna like Ajaygarh Fort, Kalinjar Fort, Mahamati Prannathji Temple, Pandav caves, diamond mines and Panna National Park. Panna is also recognised as a significant pilgrim for the Pranami sect followers located all over the world.

According to mythology, the Pandavas stayed in the jungles of Panna during their exile. The Pandav waterfall attracts tourists due to its height of 100 metres. The Pandav waterfall and caves are located in the Panna Wildlife Sanctuary and is a popular picnic spot.

Panna is recognised all over for its Wildlife National Park. It is known for its Tiger Reserve, which is spread over an area of 543 sq km. Apart from tigers, it has wild animals like wolf, chinkara, sambar, sloth bear, etc. Gangau Wildlife Sanctuary, which has different types of species of animals and birds, is another popular tourist attraction.

The nearest airport to Panna is Khajuraho Airport, located at a distance of 26 kilometres from Panna and it is well connected to Delhi. Jhansi railway station is 176 km away from Panna and is the closest railhead in that region. The station has regular train services to major cities in India.

Panna is hot in summer and very cold in winter. The best time to be in this city is between October and June, especially because the Panna Tiger Reserve remains open from 1st October to 30th June.

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