Kanger Valley National Park


Kanger Valley National Park


Chattisgarh ,India

Best time



200 sq km

Major Animals/Birds

Major wildlife of the Kanger Valley National Park are tigers, leopards, mouse deer, wild cat, chital, sambar, barking deer, jackals, langurs, rhesus macaque, sloth bear, flying squirrel, wild boar, striped hyena, rabbits, pythons, cobra, crocodiles, monitor lizards and snakes.

Kanger Valley National Park is located in Chattisgarh ,India. Area of Kanger Valley National Park is 200 square kilometers, best time to visit Kanger Valley National Park is between February-March.

Kanger Ghati National Park gets its name from the Kangar river, which runs through it. Kanger Valley has an area of 200 square kilometres.
Kanger Valley was designated a national park in 1982. It is a welcoming environment for steep mountains, deep valleys, massive trees, and numerous wildlife species. Kanger Valley National Park is a typical mixed humid deciduous forest, with Sal, Saugaun, teak, and bamboo trees in abundance. The most popular species in this area is the Bastar Maina, whose human-like voice enchants everyone. The state bird, the Bastar Maina, is a variety of Hill maina (gruncula Dhariosoa) that can imitate human calls. Migrant and resident birds can be seen in the woodland.

Aside from fauna and vegetation, this National Park is home to three extraordinary caves, Kutumbasar, Kailash, and Dandak, which are known for their amazing geological formations of Stellagmites and Stalactitees.

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Safari Timings


7:00 am – 4:00 pm. No safari vehicles allowed after 4:30 pm.

Safari Duration:

2 hours for Kutumsar Caves and Kailash Caves Visit.

Safari Gate/Zones

  • TirathgarhZone
  • Kotumsar Zone
  • Kailash Zone
  • Dandak Zone – 1
  • Dandak Zone 2


Major Attractions in & Around the Park

Special spots to visit at Kanger Ghati National Park:

  • Nature trail from Kailash cave to Kailash Zheel (1.5 km)
  • Nature trail from Kamanar barrier to Tirathgarh waterfalls (3.0 km)
  • Kotamsar Barrier to Kotamsar (5 km)
  • Netanar barrier to Kailash cave (5 km)
  • Kanger Dhara to Kotamsar Barrier (7 km)
  • Tirathgarh waterfalls to Tirathgarh barrier (7 km)
  • Kotamsar Barrier to Kotamsar cave (10 km)

The Major Fauna Found in Kanger Valley National Park


Mammals found in Kanger Valley National Park

Tigers, Leopards, Mouse Deer, Wild Cat, Chital, Sambar, Barking Deer, Jackals, Langurs, Rhesus Macaque, Sloth Bear, Flying Squirrel, Wild Boar, Striped Hyena, Rabbits etc.

Birds found in Kanger Valley National Park

 Hill Myna, Spotted Owlet, Red Jungle Fowls, Racket-tailed Drongos, Peacocks, Parrots, Steppe Eagles, Red Spur Fall, Phakta, Tree Pie, Heron, Little Ringed Plover , Pheasant-tailed Jacana ,Bronze-winged Jacana ,Common Snipe ,Common Sandpiper , Green Sandpiper , Asian Openbill etc


  •  Pythons,
  • Cobra,
  • Crocodiles,
  • Monitor Lizards,
  • Snakes  Karait , Dhaman , flying snake , Bamboo pit viper etc