Gateway from Bhopal - Tawa & Madai

May 05, 2020

Blog :: Nature

Looking to plan a relaxing sojourn within the natural settings? Tawa and Madai is a perfect weekend and summer gateway from Bhopal. Tourists can easily discover the natural beauty of Satpura National Park & Tiger Reserve via boat & jeep safari accessible from Madhai gate.


Tawa


The Tawa Dam & Reservoir is no less than a natural wonderland. It is a settled on the banks of Tawa River in the district of Hoshangabad. After an hour and a half journey from Bhopal,you will reach Tawa dam. If you want to freshen-up a bit before you go on a tour, Tawa Resort is an ideal option which offers breath-taking view of dam from most of its rooms. You can do speed boating at the dam and explore the beauty around. More enthralling is the lake cruise there which takes you to a tranquil hour-long sighting of Satpura and Churna. The place becomes exceptionally pleasant during the monsoons.

 

Madai


After spending a whole day at the incredible Tawa dam, head to Madai which is an hour-long journey from Tawa. You can either go there via road or board morning boat from Tawa itself. In the meantime, you can witness the sunrise and enjoy morning breakfast on the boat with your family. After reaching, check in at the beautiful river facing Bison resort and head for the park safari. Madai is beautifully located at the entrance of one of the richest forests in India - Satpura which makes it a blissful paradise to travel. Reach the safari spot from Madhai gate and drive into the core zone of Satpura National Park to discover the rich wildlife and spellbinding views of the enriching flora

 

Satpura National Park


A relaxing drive amidst emerald greenery and the soothing environs is what Satpura National Park well known for. Bordered with Pachmarhi and Bori Sanctuaries, Satpura range is enriched with soaring hills and beautiful waterfalls. It's the only national park of central India which provides the experience of both river and forest safari. Apart from morning safari, you can also head for a night safari in the buffer zone and experience nocturnal activities. The trip will surely take you to the calm habitat of a wide array of wildlife such as the leopard, sambar, chital, nilgai, flying squirrel, Indian giant squirreland rich flora which consists of sal, teak, tendu, mahua, bel, bamboo, and medicinal plants.Not to miss the star attraction of Satpura which is the Indian giant squirrel. However, it is very rare to find elsewhere in central India but one can easily spot the creature here.  

 

So, set out on a journey to the serene Tawa, Madai and Satpura to spend a perfect weekend with your loved ones.