Sanjay National Park

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Sanjay National Park, also known as the Sanjay-Dubri Tiger Reserve, is a national park located in the Manendragarh-Chirmiri-Bharatpur district of Chhattisgarh and Singrauli district of Madhya Pradesh, India. It covers an area of 2,300 km² and is part of the Sanjay-Dubri Tiger Reserve. The park is home to a diverse range of flora and fauna, including Bengal tigers, Indian leopards, Spotted deer, Sambar deer, wild boar, Nilgai, Chinkara, Civet, Porcupine, Monitor lizard, and 309 species of birds.

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Sanjay National Park

How to reach

By Air- The nearest airport is at Varanasi, which is approximately 275 km from the park.

By Train- Rewa Railway Station is the nearest railway station from the park, which is around 170 km from Sihi city and is linked with Jabalpur-Mumbai and Katni-Delhi railway route.

By Bus- Sidhi is the nearest city from the Sanjay National Park, which is connected to other nearby cities like Rewa, Jabalpur, & Varanasi.

2 Days Itinerary

  • Day 1 can be spent exploring the park’s rich biodiversity. You can enjoy a safari and spot various species of birds, mammals, reptiles, and amphibians.
  • Day 2 can be spent visiting the Tribal Haat in Chamrdadol, which is just 5 KM from Sanjay National Park's main gate.

Get Around

The park is best explored by jeep safari. You can also enjoy the serene lookouts at various green nullahs full of Spotted Deer, Monkeys, and birds.

Things to Do

Visitors can enjoy a safari, bird watching, swimming, boating, nature walk, and similar activities. You can also visit the Tribal Haat in Chamrdadol to enjoy shopping of tribal antiques, handicrafts, and other souvenirs.

Offbeat Places

The park itself is an offbeat place, being less known and unexplored. You can enjoy wildlife in exclusivity and a quiet ambiance.


Visitors can witness community tribal dances, go on a jungle trek, and do photography

Fairs and festivals

While there are no specific fairs and festivals in the park itself, Madhya Pradesh is known for its vibrant fairs and festivals such as Bhagoria Haat at Jhabua, Khajuraho festival of dance, Tansen music festival of Gwalior, Madai festival, Dussehra, Karma and fair of Nagaji.


Visitors can shop for tribal antiques, handicrafts, and other souvenirs at the Tribal Haat in Chamrdadol.


While specific food options within the park are not mentioned, visitors can enjoy the local cuisine of Madhya Pradesh in nearby towns.


There are a few accommodation options in the park that offer tourists a comfortable and relaxing stay. Some even organize activities like tribal dance and bonfires to entertain their guests.

Go Next

After visiting Sanjay National Park, you can explore other nearby cities like Rewa, Jabalpur, & Varanasi. You can also visit the Guru Ghasidas National Park, which is situated in Chhattisgarh and shares its jungle with Sanjay National Park.