Are you one of these wildlife Enthusiasts who just love seeing wildlife sanctuaries, national parks and tiger reserves? If yes, then odds are that you should have heard the title of the Bandhavgarh National Park. Bandhavgarh National Park, the title at once conjures up the picture of a national park that is rich with fauna and flora of several varieties and which boasts of the pride of the jungles-the tigers. However, Bandhavgarh is much more. It is also a Tiger Reserve with the maximum density of tiger population in India. More importantly, it is the White Tiger Country. Yes, Bandhavgarh is the area where you can still see the rare white tigers in their natural habitats. Located on the Vindhya Hills, in the Shahdol and Jabalpur districts of the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh, the Bandhavgarh National Park was the shikargarh game book of the former Maharaja of Rewa.
The Park includes a core area of 105 sq km and a buffer area of 400 sq km. The Johilla, Son and Umar rivers pass through Bandhavgarh. The magnificent bandhavgarh safari, where the national park gets its name, is located in the middle of the park, and is surrounded by sloping hills which end in little swampy meadows. There are 32 beautiful hills surrounding the Tiger Reserve. There is the 14th century Bandhavgarh Fort also within the park which much increases the park’s allure. Aside from the pride of Bandhavgarh, the Royal Bengal Tigers, the Sal and bamboo trees dominated national park has several types of creatures that include Sloth Bear, Leopard, Sambar, Gaur Indian Bison, and Black Faced Langur. For the bird watchers, Bandhavgarh has Owls, Minivets, Steppe Eagles, Black Stork, White Bellied Dronges, and Parakeets. The sanctuaries are home of approximately 2000 species of birds, 3500 species of mammals, almost 30000 distinct sorts of insects and more than 15000 varieties of plants. This huge diversity brings dozens of wildlife lovers and nature enthusiasts from all around the world.
In the Sphere of international tourism, varied flora and fauna makes India a recognized exotic wildlife destination. India is a homeland of numerous fabulous wildlife sanctuaries and parks that makes it a paradise for wildlife and nature lovers. Madhya Pradesh is also known for breathtaking waterfalls, lakes and dams like the Dhuandhar Falls, Jamuna Pratap. Rajat Pratap, Jalawataran, Raneh Falls and Pandav Falls, Upper Lake, Sakhya Sagar and Madhav Sagar. Multi-purpose dams such as Bansagar, Bargi, Kerwa, Tawa, Bhadbhada and Halahi also function as picnic spots. Madhya Pradesh has ample places of interest, making it even more rewarding to plan a holiday destination to see and soak up all the nation has to offer by means of its own heritage. Pilgrimage, Wildlife and leisure. The best time to visit the Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve is between mid November and June. As it is well connected, the Bandhavgarh National Park can be reached easily, with no convenience. The closest airport is at Khajuraho that is 270 km away and the nearest rail head is at Umaria that is only 35 km away.