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Bandhavgarh National Park

Rated among the best national parks in India to possess the ample counts of Asian tiger species, the Bandhavgarh National Park receives millions of accola des from international wildlife lovers. By spreading at an area of 448 sq km with a buffer area of approximately 400 sq km, the Bandhavgarh National Park nestles in the Vindhya Ranges in Madhya Pradesh state. It is the land of the tigers where the vicinity may look stranger to you but the residents- the wild species are much friendly to everyone.

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Bandhavgarh Reserve, featured with a millennium old fort, tropical forests and woodlands, steep rocky hills and grassland valleys, brings one of the most dramatic landscapes in the country.

Location

Located in Umaria district in Madhya Pradesh in the Vindhya ranges of the Bandhavgarh Hill at an altitude of 811 m above the sea level, there lays the supreme land of the tigers the Bandhavgarh National Park.

Flora and Fauna

Bandhavgarh boasts astounding varieties of trees and foliages, with almost half the park's area covered with fine trees and hushy-bushy shrubs. The top of the hills are carpeted with mixed forests, while beautiful stretches of bamboo and grasslands spreading across the north illuminates the whole ambience.

Bandhavgarh is popularly known across the world for its dense tigers' population since it has been declared as national park in the year 1968. 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 in its forests.

Bengal Tigers of Bandhavgarh

The Bandhavgarh National park is singularly known for the highest density of Bengal tigers in the vicinity. They have been specified with unique names to identify in the dense jungles and are known in the world. Out of all those individual species, Charger is the first healthy male known to be living in Bandhavgarh since 1990s and is being named so because of his habit of charging at elephants and tourists (whom he nonetheless did not harm). A female called Sita is considered as the most photographed tiger in the world and also appeared on the cover of National Geographic. Today, almost all the tigers are descendent of Sita and Charger and both the tigers along with other famous tigers are considered not more than as the celebrities of Bandhavgarh. Some of them like Mohini, Langru and B2 have known much for their frequent sightings and moving closer to the tourist jeeps.

Today, the most prominent tiger in Bandhavgarh National Park is Bamera, who has territory in all the four zones of the park. The female species are Kankatti and Panpatti who both have three and two cubs respectively.

Climate of Bandhavgarh

The climatic conditi0ons of this tigers' land vary in extreme conditions like in winters the tourists are bound to put on multi-layer of protection to face the bitter cold. Mornings are extremely pleasant but once the impact of sun rays lowers down, the weather is extremely ferocious to face the chilly winds with the temperature ranges of 45C to 30C. Monsoons can be witnessed in between 1st July to 15th of October, when the reserve is remained closed for normal visiting with an average rainfall of 1200 mm. And quite opposite the summers change so drastically that it goes maximum temperature of 48 C.

Access

Rail Connectivity : the closest station is the Umaria Railway Station. And the location is well connected with Agra and Delhi. Tala (Bandhavgarh) is well connected to Katni which is one of the major railway junctions nearby.

Road Connectivity : Umaria can be accessed through a jeep ride from Tala, the village at the Main Gate to Bandhavgarh. It takes 2-2.5 hrs and you can easily get vehicles to and from the station by jeeps or similar vehicles waiting at the exit of the Umaria railway station.


Winter Timing Summer Timing
Entry Exit Entry Exit
Morning: 07:30 hrs
Evening : 15:00 hrs
Morning: 10:30 hrs
Evening : 17:30 hrs
Morning: 06:30 hrs
Evening : 16:00 hrs
Morning: 09:30 hrs
Evening : 18:30 hrs

 

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Bandhavgarh Wildlife Tour Packages-1
Tour Name Wildlife Tour Bandhavgarh
Duration 05 nights & 06 days
Destinations Covered Delhi - Umaria - Bandhavgarh National Park - Delhi
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Bandhavgarh Wildlife Tour Packages-2
Tour Name Wildlife and Tiger Tour
Duration 14 Nights & 15 Days
Destinations Covered Delhi - Bharatpur - Sariska - Ranthambore - Agra - Umaria - Bandhavgarh > Umaria - Delhi
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Bandhavgarh Wildlife Tour Packages-3
Tour Name Tiger, Taj and Culture Tour India
Duration 14 nights & 15 days
Destinations Covered Delhi - Jaipur - Ranthambore - Agra - Jhansi - Khajuraho - Bandhavgarh - Kanha - Delhi
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Bandhavgarh Wildlife Tour Packages-4
Tour Name Meeting with Indian Tiger
Duration 08 nights & 09 days
Destinations Covered Delhi - Sawai Madhopur - Ranthambhore Natioanl Park - Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary - Bandhavgarh national park - Delhi
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Bandhavgarh Wildlife Tour Packages-5
Tour Name Tiger and Heritage of India
Duration 09 nights & 10 days
Destinations Covered Delhi - Jaipur - Agra - Mathura - Umaria - Bandhavgarh - Delhi
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Bandhavgarh Wildlife Tour Packages-6
Tour Name Tiger Photography Tour
Duration 13 nights & 14 days
Destinations Covered Delhi - Jaipur - Agra - Jaipur - Ranthambore National Park - Bharatpur - Agra - Bandhavgarh National Park - Delhi
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Tour Name Rendezvous with Tigers in Bandhavgarh
Duration 09 nights & 10 days
Destinations Covered Delhi - Bandhavgarh National Park - Delhi
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Bandhavgarh Wildlife Tour Packages-8
Tour Name Wildlife with culture and heritage of India
Duration 15 nights & 16 days
Destinations Covered Delhi - Jaipur - Agra - Varanasi - Katni - Bandhavgarh - Kanha - Nagpur - Mumbai
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Bandhavgarh Wildlife Tour Packages-9
Tour Name Wildlife and Rajasthan Special India
Duration 27 Nights & 28 Days
Destinations Covered Mumbai - Nagpur - Kanha - Bandhavgarh National Park - Agra - Bharatpur - Sawai Madhopur - Ranthambore National Park - Mandawa - Bikaner - Jaisalmer - Jodhpur - Udaipur - Pushkar - Jaipur - Delhi - Corbett National Park - Delhi
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Bandhavgarh Wildlife Tour Packages-10
Tour Name Best of India With the Tiger
Duration 14 nights & 15 days
Destinations Covered Delhi - Jaipur - Ranthambore Tiger Reserve - Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary - Agra - Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve - Khajuraho - Varanasi - Delhi
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Bandhavgarh Wildlife Tour Packages-11
Tour Name Taj Mahal & Tiger Tour
Duration 09 nights & 10 days
Destinations Covered Delhi - Agra - Bandhavgarh - Delhi
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Tour Name Kiplings Playground Tiger
Duration 09 nights & 10 days
Destinations Covered Delhi - Khajuraho - Bandhavgarh National Park - Kanha National Park - Nagpur - Delhi
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Bandhavgarh Wildlife Tour Packages-13
Tour Name Royal Bengal Tiger Tour
Duration 10 nights & 11 days
Destinations Covered Kolkatta - Sunderbans - Kolkata - Nagpur - Kanha National Park - Bandhavgarh National Park - Jabalpur - Agra - Delhi
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Bandhavgarh Wildlife Tour Packages-14
Tour Name Tiger Search in Central India
Duration 08 nights & 09 days
Destinations Covered Delhi - Katni - Bandhavgarh - Kanha - Jabalpur - Delhi
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Bandhavgarh Wildlife Tour Packages-15
Tour Name Weekend Tour To Bandhavgarh
Duration 04 nights & 05 days
Destinations Covered Delhi - Umaria - Bandhavgarh National Park - Delhi
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Bandhavgarh Wildlife Tour Packages-16
Tour Name Bandhavgarh Weekend Tour
Duration 03 nights & 04 days
Destinations Covered Khajuraho - Bandhavgarh National Park - Umaria
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Wildlife in Bandhavgarh National Park:
Rhesus Macaque Hanuman Langur Golden Jackal Wolf Bengal
Fox Dhole Sloth Bear Ratel Small Indian Civet Common Palm Civet Small Indian Mongoose
Indian Grey Mongoose Ruddy Mongoose Striped Hyena Jungle Cat
Leopard Tiger Wild Boar Indian Muntjac
Chital Sambar Nilgai Four-horned Antelope
Gaur Blackbuck Indian Gazelle Indian Pangolin
Northern Palm Squirrel Indian Porcupine Indian Hare
 

Bandhavgarh National Park Travel Information

Climate:

The mean annual rainfall is 1,173 mm coming mostly in the rainy season (middle June to September). The temperature ranges from a maximum of 42 C (42 degree Celcious) in May and June to around 4 C (4 degree Celcious) in winter, Casual Summer clothing of natural colors is best from March to May. Sunglasses and sunhats are preferable. From November to February carry warm clothing for chilly mornings and misty evenings. The ideal season for tiger spotting is from November to June.

The park is closed form July 1 to September 30.

Clothing:

you should carry with you to Bandhavgarh are totally opposite depending on the season in which you are visiting it. The summers are blisteringly hot and don't expect any let up while you are there. You should expect unrelenting heat day after day if you are there between the months of April and June. With temperatures soaring between 35 and 47 degrees centigrade most of the day, even the lightest of T-shirts feel like warm jackets. Take along your lightest clothes in the summers with the definite inclusion of a cap and dark glasses. In the winter months, especially November to beginning February, the weather is just the opposite.

Bandhavgarh National Park connect with Major Cities:

Umaria: 35 km/ 45 min
Khajuraho: 270 km/ 6 hrs.
Jabalpur: 190 km/ 4 hrs.
Satna: 120 km
Delhi: 978 km
Gwalior: 565 km
Katni: 102 km

How to Reach Bandhavgarh:

By Air: 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.

By Rail: Nearest railway station is Umaria after Katni 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 Map

Bandhavgarh National Park Map
 
 
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