Phen Wildlife Sanctuary
Situated in North East of Kanha National Park, Phen wildlife sanctuary in Mandla district of Madhya Pradesh is mini satellite core of Kanha. It is very good for bird watching and spotting animals like Hyena, Fox, Sloth bear and Blue Bull which are rarely seen in Kanha. A whole day excursion to Phen is worth the visit and can be planned along with visit to Kanha Tiger Reserve. It is under direct management of officials of Kanha.
Mainly Tiger, Leopard, Wild boar, Cheetal, Sambhar, Hyena, Blue bull, Fox, Jackal, etc. can be spotted here. It has a very good bird life and almost 200 varieties of birds can be seen here.
Sal, Teak, Saja, Aonla, Tendu, Jamun, Bel, Bamboo etc.
November to June is best time to visit Phen as it is closed during the monsoon period.
OTHER NEARBY TOURIST SPOTS
Kanha National Park and Fossil National Park Mandla can be visited from here.