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In Bandhavgarh

Bandhavgarh has one of the highest population of tigers, there are leopards and various types of deer.Prior to being a national park it was a game preserve of the Maharajas.

Bhandavgarh is divided into 3 zones, tala, magadhi and Khitauli, Tala is where tigers are most spotted. Sal and mixed decidous forests make up the 694sqkm area. The ecosystem is complete with bamboo thickets, grasslands, streams and marshy land. There are lots of birds, reptiles, butterflies, apart from over 40 species of Mammals. The Indian wolf, Indian Bison, Hyena, Sambar, Barking deer are other animals which can be spotted here. 

Rs 2000/- booking charges for Bandhavgarh safari, jeep includes 4 people. Rates are revised every year.


The Fort
The ruins of Bandhavgarh fort, believed to be 2000 years old can be seen on the Bandhavgarh hill. There is no evidence to its construction, there are 39 caves here which even have figures dating back to the 10th century.



Tips
  • Dominating the park is the Bandhavgarh fort and numerous pre historic caves, with inscriptions and drawings by the pre historic man.
  • Summers range from 40 degrees and the best time is February to June.
  • The Park is closed from July 1st to 31st Oct due to monsoons.
  • There are about 50 tigers to be spotted here and so there is a chance to spot game.
  • Prefer clother matching with the sorrounding colour while on a safari, avoid bold colours
  • Dont forget your caps, sunglasses, sunscreen, camera, binoculars and water.

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Excursions

  • Umaria - 37 kms - Jwalamukhi temple is about 6.5kms away. Mariwal temple has similar carvings as Khajuraho style. Umaria is known for its coal mines.
  • Kanha National Park - 260 Kms.
  • Panna National Park - 210 Kms.
  • Pench National Park - 390 Kms.
  • Satpura National Park - 440 Kms.
 
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This is a small national park and has the highest density of  tigers in India. White Tigers are also found here. Other animal species found here are the Indian Bison(gaur), Sambar, Barking deer and Nilgai. It covers an area of 448 sq kms in the Vindhya range, in Shahdol district. The terrain is rocky with swamps and densely-forested valleys.

There are more than 22 species of mammals, and 250 species of birds. The rhesus macaque, the black-faced langur, jungle cats, chinkara, black buck, and chital can be easily spotted while exploring the park on elephant back. During the winter months, migratory birds, including the steppe eagle and a variety of wildfowl make the park their home. Other animals in the park are cobras, krait, python, turtle and a variety of lizards.

Closed from July 1st to October 31.
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Bandhavgarh National park



Bandhavgarh National park





 
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Bandhavgarh has one of the highest population of tigers, there are leopards and various types of deer.Prior to being a national park it was a game preserve of the Maharajas.

Bhandavgarh is divided into 3 zones, tala, magadhi and Khitauli, Tala is where tigers are most spotted. Sal and mixed decidous forests make up the 694sqkm area. The ecosystem is complete with bamboo thickets, grasslands, streams and marshy land. There are lots of birds, reptiles, butterflies, apart from over 40 species of Mammals. The Indian wolf, Indian Bison, Hyena, Sambar, Barking deer are other animals which can be spotted here. 

Rs 2000/- booking charges for Bandhavgarh safari, jeep includes 4 people. Rates are revised every year.


The Fort
The ruins of Bandhavgarh fort, believed to be 2000 years old can be seen on the Bandhavgarh hill. There is no evidence to its construction, there are 39 caves here which even have figures dating back to the 10th century.



Tips
  • Dominating the park is the Bandhavgarh fort and numerous pre historic caves, with inscriptions and drawings by the pre historic man.
  • Summers range from 40 degrees and the best time is February to June.
  • The Park is closed from July 1st to 31st Oct due to monsoons.
  • There are about 50 tigers to be spotted here and so there is a chance to spot game.
  • Prefer clother matching with the sorrounding colour while on a safari, avoid bold colours
  • Dont forget your caps, sunglasses, sunscreen, camera, binoculars and water.

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Excursions

  • Umaria - 37 kms - Jwalamukhi temple is about 6.5kms away. Mariwal temple has similar carvings as Khajuraho style. Umaria is known for its coal mines.
  • Kanha National Park - 260 Kms.
  • Panna National Park - 210 Kms.
  • Pench National Park - 390 Kms.
  • Satpura National Park - 440 Kms.