Panna national park is situated at Panna and Chhattarpur districts of Madhya pradesh, India. It covers an area of 1406 sq km, located around river cane. The park has best maintained park in India in 2007. The region is notable for the diamonds mines and famous for its wild species of cats. Because of it's the closeness to Khajuraho, the city of erotic sculpture, it emerges as a one of the most sought after tourist destination in India
Due to hot and dry weather, the vegetation of the park is mixed. Dry deciduous forest and different species of grass lands dominates the whole flora. The major trees include Tectona grandis, Diospyros melanoxylon, Madhuca indica, Buchnania latifolia, Anogeissus latifolia, Anogeissus pendula, Lannea coromandelica, Bosswelia serrata etc.
Panna National Park is emerges as a hub for wildlife destination India. The park is notable for tigers, the jewel of Indian wildlife sanctuary. It seems so fascinating to watch several endangered animals for instance tiger hunting or sleeping in the shade in their natural habitat. It is also an ideal home to other endangered species of mammals and reptiles such as leopard (Panthera pardus), wild dog (Cuon alpinus), wolf (Canis lupus), hyaena (Hyaena), caracal (Felus caracal) and other smaller cats, blue bull, sambar, Chinkara, spotted deer, , monkey, python , crocodiles etc.
The park is the perfect destination for bird watchers as it provide shelter to the more than 200 species of migratory birds such as white necked stork, bareheaded goose, honey Buuzzard, King vulture, Blossom headed Parakeet, Paradise flycatcher, Slaty headed Scimitar babble etc.
Panna falls in tropical zone, thus receives direct sun light in summer. The winter remains cool and comfortable, is the best time to explore the virgin flora and fauna of the park.