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Bandhavgarh National Park Safari

 

Set among the Vindhyas, in the state of Madhya Pradesh, Bandhavgarh is a small national park as compared to other national parks across the nation, but with the maximum known density of tiger populace in India. It is situated in the Umaria region of Madhya Pradesh.


The park acquires its name from the one of the most prominent hillock of the area that is said to be given by Hindu Lord Rama to his brother Lakshmana to maintain a watch on Lanka (Ceylon). This is the reason this place is named Bandhavgarh.



Bandhavgarh Wildlife National Park is a park with a prosperous historical past. Prior to becoming a national wildlife park, the jungles around Bandhavgarh had long been maintained as a Shikargah, or amusement preserve, of the Maharajas and their guests.

 

Bandhavgarh National Park Safari showcases the untouched natural habitat for a range of wildlife peculiar to the region. This includes gaur (Indian bison), leopard, porcupine, sloth bear, wild boar, sambhar and spotted deer, amongst others and of course, the Tiger.

 

Bandhavgarh National Park is a tropical forest consisting largely of sal trees. It is barely in the slightly higher reaches that it changes to a more varied vegetation of sali, saj, saja, dhobin etc. In the northern area of the park, there are enormous stretches of grasslands and bamboo forests.

 
Location Umaria, Madhya Pradesh India.
Nearest Rail Head Umaria
Nearest Airport Jabalpur
Area 1161 sq. km (Combining Core and buffer forest)
Vegetation Tropical moist deciduous, dry deciduous and scrub
Established 1968
Major Wildlife Attractions Bengal Tiger, Leopard, Sloth Bear, Chital, Sambar deer, Jackal, Indian Fox, Wild Boar
Best Time to visit November to June
 

Bandhavgarh National Park Safari Itineraries

Here are some hand picked Bandhavgarh National Park Safari itineraries which offer maximum wildlife safari experience.
 
 
 
3 Days Bandhavgarh Tiger Safari
  Duration: 3 Days & 2 Nights
Starting from: INR 17,630 Onward
 
A 3 Day Tiger Safari in Bandhavgarh National Park famous for highest known density of tiger population in India. Bandhavgarh National Park as an unspoilt national habitat for a variety of wildlife peculiar to the area. These includes gaur (Indian bison), sloth bear, leopard, porcupine, wild boar, sambhar and spotted deer, among others and of course, the Tiger. The Bandhavgarh national park is a jungle consisting mainly of sal trees. It is...
 
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4 Days Bandhavgarh Tiger Safari
  Duration: 4 Days & 3 Nights
Starting from: INR 25,400 Onward
 
A 4 Day Tiger Safari in Bandhavgarh National Park. Bandhavgarh is known across the world for its dense big cat population. But there's much more to see besides the tigers and leopards. Chital (spotted deer), Sambar deer, dhole, nilgai, wild boar, chinkara, sloth bear, rhesus macaque, black faced langur, jungle cat, hyena, porcupine, jackal, fox and wild dog also inhabit these forests. Nestled in the Vindhya range, the breathtakingly ...
 
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