Do’s and Don’ts in Kanha National Park

Do's :

Permits are necessary for entering the Kanha Tiger Reserve so please enter the park only after getting the permit.

Tourists are required to carry a litter bag while entering the park and bring back their non-biodegradable garbage like plastic, bottle, metal foils, tin can, etc. outside the park.

Get an officially registered Nature guide that will help you in spotting wildlife and ensure that you do not lose your way in the forest.

Wild animals are the actual asset of the park, respect and maintain a safe distance from them.

Listen to the melodious music of the forest instead of your stereo.

It is advisable to wear clothes of colours which match the natural surroundings like khaki, olive green, and some other dull colours.

Please switch off lights, fans, and water taps when not in use.

It is compulsory to obtain a clearance certificate before leaving your place of residence within the Tiger Reserve.

Maximum of two adults and two children (below 12 years) per room are allowed to stay in the tourist zone, so arrange your excursion as per the availability of rooms.

Drive slowly.


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Don'ts :

Do not carry any kind of firearms within the Tiger Reserve, it is strictly prohibited.

Smoking and lighting any kind of fire is strictly prohibited within the Tiger Reserve.

Driving after sunset is strictly prohibited inside the reserve.

Cooking is not allowed inside the National Park.

Do not play any kind of transistors and tape recorders.

Do not take your vehicles off the designated routes thereby causing damage to plants or animals.

Do not blow horns and driving above the speed limit is also strictly prohibited.

Take care of zones as entry into the restricted zone by visitors is prohibited.

Shouting, teasing, or attempting to feed animals are prohibited and will invite severe penalties.

Non-Vegetarian food is strictly prohibited within the Kanha Tiger Reserve.

Do not enter the National Park after sunset.

Your permit to the National Park is non-transferable so do not try to commit any kind of unfair means.


Note: You are governed by the rules and regulations of the Wildlife Protection Act inside Kanha Tiger Reserve so follow all the rules rigorously.