Named after the pristine River Pence which flows through the park, Pench National Park is one of the most popular wildlife reserves in India. The park is mentioned in the famous story of 1894, ‘The Jungle Book’, penned down by the renowned English Author Rudyard Kipling. Due to this, the national park became one of the most popular national parks in the world in the 1970s and also a prominent tourist attraction in India. Since then, every year oodles of wildlife buffs flock to this place just to spot the famous characters of the book, Akela (The Indian Wolf), Raksha (the female Wolf), Baloo (Sloth Bear), and the vicious Shere Khan (Royal Bengal Tiger). This afternoon we will enjoy a safari to explore this famous park for ourselves.
Accommodations: Pench Tree Lodge