Bandhavgarh National Park – Proud Representative of India’s Wildlife Legacy
With a glorious past dating back to the times of Ramayana, Bandhavgarh National Park, including Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve, is a celebrated wildlife destination in India. Accommodating Bandhavgarh Fort atop one of the 32 hills, the park is a well-known home to royal Bengal tigers. As compared to other tiger habitats in the world, there are greater chances to spot the majestic jungle king on a tiger tour of Bandhavgarh. The park is also home to other wildlife species and boasts of rich flora and avifauna and an unforgettable Bandhavgarh wildlife tour
What to Expect in Bandhavgarh?
• Jungle jeep safari Bandhavgarh wildlife tour to explore tigers from an unbelievably close range. Get to see other animals like gaur, spotted deer, nilgai, sambar, stripped hyena, Asiatic jackal, chinkara and more.
• Enjoy elephant treks during Bandhavgarh wildlife tour to have an exhilarating experience.
• Bird watchers can have a ball at Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve exploring hundreds of bird species including parakeets, barbets, egrets, eagles, storks, kingfisher, woodpeckers, hornbills, cranes and more on a tiger tour of Bandhavgarh.
• Flanked by rivers, the Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve forest has dense deciduous forest covers with sal, dhobin, bamboo and saja filling the space. Lavish grasslands add to the thrill of Bandhavgarh wildlife tour.
• Attractions of the Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve also include Bandhavgarh Fort, Baghel Museum, Shesh Shaya (dedicated to Lord Vishnu), Climbers’ Point and numerous caves containing ancient inscriptions.
Located in the Umaria District of Madhya Pradesh, the park and the Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve remain closed during monsoons. Visit the park from October to March for pleasant tiger tour of Bandhavgarh. The closest airport is at Jabalpur, while the nearest railheads are at Umaria and Katni. The best way to reach the park is using taxi, jeep or private vehicles.
How To Reach Bandhavgarh
Fly from Delhi, Agra or Varanasi to Khajuraho and drive (7-8 hours) to Tala park entrance at Bandhavgarh. Nearest airport from the park is Khajuraho.
Nearest railway station is Umaria after Katani railway station, from there it is about 40 minutes drive to Nature Heritage. Alternatively, take the overnight train from Delhi to Umaria and drive (30 minutes) to the park. Only jeeps are available for transfers. Khajuraho / Bandhavgarh distance is 250 Kms, (8 hrs drive).
Bandhavgarh National Park is spread on Vindhya Ranges of Central India and it well connected with many cities and tourist destinations like:
From Umaria: It is the nearest largest town connected by road, train and charter planes. Park is just 37kms/45mins from Umaria town.
From Jabalpur: Bandhavgarh is about 190kms from Jabalpur city. Their are 03 different ways to reach Bandhavgarh from Jabalpur i.e via Katni, via Sleemanabad and via Shahpura tribal town. Jabalpur have connectivity with Delhi & Mumbai by Flight and train connectivity with major cities like Agra, Jaipur, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Kolkata etc.
From Katni: This city is important railway junction and is about 100kms/02:30hrs from Bandhavgarh. One can travel by road from Katni to Bandhavgarh via Umaria or Barhi town.
From Khajuraho: It is at a distance of 250kms/05:00hrs is also well connected by road to Bandhavgarh.
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