Purtala is a beautiful untouched tourist spot located about 213 km (4- 5 hour journey) from Bhopal on Bhopal- Nagpur road. Purtala is a nice picnic spot rich in Singhori wildlife and bio diversity. There is a beautiful island near Purtala which takes 30 minutes by motorboat ride. Long walk can also be enjoyed in Purtala. To reach Purtala, one has to follow the route of Badi Bareli via Bhimbetaka, Ratapani, Abhyarandya and Shahganj. One can take a night stay at Purtala; forest hut and caretaker is available at Purtala.