The park is open from 1st October to 15th June, with a 15 day late and early opening and closing possibility depending on the weather conditions. Hence before you book your park safari, contact the hotels and get clarity of the safari situation if you plan on visiting the park in the 1st week of October or the mid of June.
- Morning Safari:
- Entry By: The park gate open's between 5:30 AM and 6:45 AM depending upon the sunrise which varies locally.
- Exit By: The park gate closes at 11:00 AM.
- Evening Safari:
- Entry By: Afternoon from Oct-March park opens at 3:00 PM, from April-June it opens at 4:00 PM.
- Exit By: Exit timings depending on sunset could be from 5:30 PM-6:00 PM
- Full-Day Safari:
- Entry By: 6:30 AM
- Exit By: 5:00 PM
The park is closed every year during the monsoon season due to heavy rainfall which is from 1st July to 30th September.
Satpura being situated in Central India is subjected to extreme and tropical weather. The temperature in and around the Pachmarhi plateau is generally lower than the plains. Monsoon arrives at the end of June and rainfall in Pachmarhi is much higher than in the rest of the district.