Jabalpur is a quaint picturesque town but by no means small. It has a population of around 2 million people. A cosmopolitan mix gives the town a unique character. Incidentally this city of Rishi Jabali lies in the center of India in the state of Madhya Pradesh.
Jabalpur has many government based industries as well as private ventures. The city is more popular for Marble Rocks and Dhuandhar Falls. Jabalpur is also at a fulcrum for traveling to the Central Indian Tiger reserve. Pachmarhi and Amarkantak Hills are also accessible from the city. River Narmada and Son emerge from Amarkantak in Maikal Hills of Satpura Ranges. Achankamar wildlife sanctuary is few km from this resort.
The city is based on the banks of River Narmada the virgin river. Narmada is center of attraction to the pious. It is also a popular spiritual tour destination in MP. Marble Rocks the gorge in the river is World famous for it colored marble and unique boating experience.
The approach to Pench, Kanha National Park and Bandhavgarh is through Jabalpur a city of MP. Jabalpur lies in the center of these wildlife preserve. Though Pench is accessible from Nagpur as well both routes are preferred as per convenience. Satpura tiger reserve is accessible from Jabalpur on route to Pachmarhi Hills Station. Nauradehi Wildlife Sanctuary is eighty six km from Jabalpur and lies in Sagar and Damoh districts.
Jabalpur is connected by road with Kanha (165) Bandhavgarh (175km) Pench (200km). Satpura National Parks is about 300 kn from Jabalpur.