Bandhavgarh is known best for the spectacular setting of the place, where many of the places represent the ancient culture and way of living. It is relatively a bit difficult to reach, although it offers the special chance to see tigers being present in the natural environment. It is the best place for children, who would love to explore the different types of animals and also understand the nature of ancient lifestyle.
Bandghavgarh National Park is situated in Madhya Pradesh, where the nearest village here is Tala that is known as the Park’s entry point. In order to get to this National Park, you can reach Jabalpur directly, and from there onwards, the park by road, is only 4 to 5 hours away. You can either opt to reach Jabalpur in Madhya Pradesh by train or flight. The best time to visit this place is during March and April when the tigers tend to come out in the grass to cool themselves. It is better to not visit during December and January, as the place stays busy, and because of cold weather, you may not get to see as many animals.
Safari is offered two times in a day, where one ride is in the early morning and one in the afternoon. The ideal time of taking safari ride, is early in morning, and even at 4 o’clock in the afternoon, when you can spot many animals around the park. The park’s main zone stays closed during monsoon that is between July and September. Also safari rides are closed on Wednesday afternoons, and also on Diwali and Hoi time.
Best Places to Visit:
- Baghel Museum
This is known as the storehouse to many of the personal belongings of the Rewa’s Maharaja, which are kept intact. People come here to explore the jungle and the royal life of this place. Along with this, the Baghel Museum, also has stored many stuffed body, such as the white tiger, which was spotted for the first time by Rewa’s Maharaja. Also you will get to see many hunting equipment and military equipment, which were used by Maharajas.
- Tala Village
Many tourists prefer visiting this reiterated location in Bandhavgarh National Park. This village is reflected to the basic Indian ethnicity and culture, which makes you get to that life zone, which is found to be interesting by many. It comprises of houses clustered with mud, smoking hookahs, modest dwellings, etc. are some of the magnificent scenes arranged here that is very fascinating to see. If you want your children to know about the ancient culture and ethnicity, then you should take them here. The simplicity of the village is what attracts tourists also here,and they can find many resorts and hotels for accommodation.
- Climber’s Point
The most fascinating place of BandhavgarhPark, is Climber’s Point, which signifies the nature’s true beauty. This point is located at such height, that you can have an overall aerial sight of the whole national park, and forest present in this place is covered with Bamboo and Sal trees. You will also come across many of the unique and beautiful species of various fauna such as bauhinia wahlii and buteasuperba. To soothe yourself and rest, this is the place to visit in Bandhavgarh.
- Bari Gufa
Bari Gufa stands for Giant Cave, which showcases the various ancient monuments from the past. Bandhavgarh is an area which is covered all around with caves and lakes that offer an outstanding view. The Bari Gufa is known to be the oldest creations, present in the history of India. It is also believed, that the largest manmade cave ever is Bari Gufa that dates back to the tenth century.
- Three Cave Point
It is known to be most intriguing and charming point in the national park of Bandhavgarh. This cave is visible easily from Ganesh Hillock Roadside as well. It consists of many of the ancient carvings that are relevant to the significance of the architectural value and techniques in that point of time. In present, this point has been an ideal place for many of the wild animals such as tigers, sloth bears, and leopards.
- Cheshpur Waterfall
This is a natural form of waterfall, which resides through the River Johila, and is visited by many when on a trip to Bandhavgarh National Park. It is a best place for those who enjoy having picnic. This waterfall is located 50 kilometres away from BandhavgarhNational Park.
- Fossil National Park
This is situated 110 kilometres from the Bandhavgarh. It is called fossil park, because it consists of all the ancient time fossil plants which existed during 40 million to 150 million years ago, in India, which is a long time back, making it a must visit place.
- The SheshShaya
This is a statue of God Vishnu, which is 11meters long, in the known laying position of his, covered with Shesh Nag, and also Lord Brahma and Shivling are situated besides each other. This is near to the main entrance leading to the Bandhavgarh Fort. A river here flows through Lord Vishnu’s foot, which is why this river is called Charan Ganga. This statue is known to date back to the 10th century.
- Jwalamukhi Temple
This is the temple in devotion to Goddess Jwalamukhi that is situated nearby the Charan Ganga River. It is 11 kilometres from the Bandhavgarh National Park, and this temple dates back to 10th century.
This marshy meadow is very well visible from Bandhaini Hillock. The river Dammer is known to be originated from here. You will get to see the glances of vultures, samber, chital, wild pigs, and sorks, which are all the additional attractions seen in the Bandhavgarh National Park.
This park is known to feature the rocky and dense hill terrain and green valleys. The park, besides to the tigers, offers an array of many other wildlife creatures such as sloth bears, birds, jackals, leopards, and deer. You can thereby, book a safari ride for a day, to explore all around. When you are planning to visit Bandhavgarh, you can opt for Bandhavgarh national park tour package which offers you with the best packages, at an affordable price.