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Bandhavgarh National Park
3 Nights / 4 Days Package Bandavgarh
Description:

A tiger land with distinctive charm, Bandhavgarh National Park stages the memorable rendezvous between the lord of the jungle and its admirers. The wildlife reserve since decades has been the celebrity home to the tigers like Charger and Mohini which gladly posed for the acclaimed wildlife documentaries. The eagerness to join Bandhavgarh tiger safari is justified since there are many other exciting revelations on the way through the park. We are enthusiastically prepared to take you on the best wildlife tour of your life with our experienced wildlife travel experts. The following details about Bandhavgarh wildlife tours are would truly inspire you for this unforgettable trip.

Highlights of this itinerary

About Bandhavgarh

* History: The park gets its name from the grand Bandhavgarh Fort perched on the highest hillock of the region. Mentioned in the great epics Ramayana and Shiva Purana, the region was home to the magnificent white tigers which unfortunately eloped due to hunting by the mid-20th century. Declared a national park in 1968, Bandhavgarh adopted Project Tiger in 1993.

* Location: Bandhavgarh forms a part of the thick Central India forests in the state of Madhya Pradesh, which is also home to the national parks of Pench, Kanha and Panna. Spread over District Umaria, the park is about 880 km. from the national capital Delhi, about 516 km. from the state capital Bhopal and about 20 km. from the district headquarters Umaria.

* Area: Bandhavgarh National Park spans over 449 sq. km. With about 467 sq. km of buffer area and 246 sq. km of Panpatha Wildlife Sanctuary, the park constitutes 1,162 sq. km. of Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve.

Bandhavgarh Flora and Fauna

* Flora: Set amidst eye-pleasing landscapes of sandstone mountains, sprawling valleys and meandering streams are the forests of sal and bamboo. Moist deciduous, moist mixed deciduous and southern dry mixed deciduous trees dominate the canvas along with many flowering plants.

* Fauna: With tigers ruling the hierarchy, other wild attractions at Bandhavgarh include panther, leopard, jungle cat, jackal, sloth bear, sambar, spotted deer, chinkara, four-horned antelope, gaur, wild boar and variety of reptiles and butterflies. Avifauna at the park includes herons, storks, egrets, orioles, kingfishers, bitterns, barbets and many more.

Attractions in and around Bandhavgarh

* Bandhavgarh Fort and scores of caves are the interesting spots worth visiting inside the park. Shesh-Shaiya (Lord Vishnu’s idol in inclined position), Dinosaur Rock, Climber’s Point, Charger Point (where tiger named Charger rests in peace) and a number of hideouts are also among the main highlights.

* Attractions near Bandhavgarh include Chenchpur Fall, Bamera Dam, Raghavgarh Fort, Jwalamukhi Temple and Fossil National Park. Bhedaghat Marble Rocks near Jabalpur are just not worth missing.

Bandhavgarh Safari Information

* Safari Zones: Tala, Magadhi and Khitauli

* Safari Options: Hired jeeps and elephants

* Park Timings: Park closes from July to mid-October due to monsoons. Wednesday is the weekly holiday. Safari trips are organized twice a day (timings change for different months).

* Safari Fees: Included in the package

How to Reach Bandhavgarh?

* By Road: The park is accessible from the closest major city of Jabalpur via NH 7 or via SH 11 and 22. NH 7, along with NH 22, connects it to the state capital Bhopal. State transport buses from the popular cities drop the tourists to the main entry gates. However, prefer to hire a private vehicle or taxi for better comfort.

* By Rail: The railway station at Umaria is about 33 km. from the main entry gate at Tala and is well-connected to the top cities of North, West, East and Central India.

* By Air: Jabalpur Airport is about 160 km. from Tala with regular flights from cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Bhopal and Gwalior. Visitors can also board chartered planes to reach the Umaria Airstrip located close to the park.

Accommodations at Bandhavgarh

One amazing aspect of Bandhavgarh tour packages is the opportunity to stay at the luxury resorts and lodges like Ecolux. Apart from promising spacious rooms, comfortable beds and quality food at eco-friendly bungalows and tents, these properties organize nature walks, jungle safaris and cultural performances to keep their guests entertained.

What are you waiting for? Pack your bags; prepare your cameras and gear up for the exhilarating Bandhavgarh wildlife tours with us. Contact us right now to secure your bookings.

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