Bandhavgarh National Park - Madhya Pradesh

Discover Bandhavgarh National Park

There’s lots on offer in beautiful Bandhavgarh National Park, with 448 sq kms of lush meadows and Sal forests. Bandhavgarh was established in 1968 as a National Park, and later become a  tiger reserve under Project Tiger in 1993. It is divided in three zones, the Tala, the Magdi, and the Bamera, with the Tala being the most popular due to the better opportunities for sighting a tiger.

But what makes this park special is the tiger density, which is one of the highest known in India so it is one of the best places to spot a flash of stripy fur. It became world famous as the place where India’s first white tiger was found and is home to the majestic Bengal Royal Tiger.

The park also has a large breeding leopard population, around 250 bird species, 70 varieties of butterfly and many reptiles.

Things to do in the Bandhavgarh area

The Bandhavgarh area has much to offer, from jeep safaris at Bandhavgarh National Park, bartering in the market, the impressive Bandhavgarh Fort, and the chance to seek blessings at Jwalamukhi Temple. Jwalamukhi Temple

Jwalamukhi Temple is a sacred Hindu temple dedicated to Goddess Jwalamukhi, the deity of Flaming Mouth. The Temple hosts a fair twice a year during the Navratirs of Chaitra and Aswin, where devotees make offerings whilst circling a sacred fire.

The best way to see Bandhavgarh National Park

If you would like to visit Bandhavgarh National Park, why not take a look at one of our wonderful ATOL and ABTA protected holidays?  Please remember all our private tours are designed to meet your exact requirements, and the tours mentioned are just examples to help inspire you. Contact our travel experts on 01792 315499 or email info@aitholidays.com for more information.