At the very least, see the the Khatia Gate Kanha National Park while in Khatia.
Staying in only one place, regardless of its popularity, can only ever give you a glimpse into the broader personality of a region. So be sure to set aside enough time to delve into Madhya Pradesh's other natural and man-made attractions. Mukki, lies approximately 15 miles (24 kilometers) to the northwest. Head there to see the Mukki Gate and Kanha National Park.
For a budget outdoors activity that will interest the entire family, take the time to stop by the region's fascinating open-air exhibits. Spend the time to delve deeper into Madhya Pradesh by learning about its earlier chapters. An enjoyable place to start is with a visit to the area's historically significant historic palaces.
If you're seeking something a little different from seeing the sights, why not try the local watersports? Canoeing and swimming are available in the area.
Republic Day is held on the 26th of Janurary, so if your visit coincides, set aside your sightseeing and spend the day celebrating with proud locals.
If you intend on traveling by plane, it's good to remember that the most convenient major airport is Jabalpur Airport, 65 miles (105 kilometers) to the northwest of Khatia.