Monday, March 21, 2011

BANDHAVGARH


BANDHAVGARH
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As per today there are 56 Tigers in Bandhavgarh National Park


Bandhavgarh National Park:   Known as white tiger country, this is a small National park, compact yet full of    game. The forests of Bandhavgarh is most deciduous. The density of tiger population at Bandhavgarh is the highest known   in India.It is equally rich in bird life, boasting of over 200 species. The flowering and fruit trees attract woodland birds,  which  include green pigeon, Jerdon’s leaf bird, crested serpent eagle, and variable hawk eagle.   


About Bandhavgarh National Park: Prior to becoming a National Park, the    forests around Bandhavgarh have been maintained as Shilagarh or game preserve,of   the Maharaja of Rewa in 1947. Rewa State was merged with M.P (Madhya   Pradesh) Bandhavgarh came under the regulation of M.P.
Covering 448 Sqm, Bandhavgarh is situated in Shadhol district among the outlying   hills of Vindhya Range. At the center of the park in Bandhavgarh hill, rising 811   meters above MSL surrounding it a large number of smaller hills separated by   gently sloping valleys.



Flora In Bandhavgarh
Bandhavgarh is densely populated with other species the great Gaur, or Indian Bison ca be seen with ease as they come onto the meadows to graze at dusk. 
Sambas, Chital, Chinkara, Muntjac, wild pigs and Barking Deer are a common sight and Nilgai and Chinkara are to be seen in the more open areas in the park.

Bandhavgarh Tour Packages
 # Heritage India Tour & Tiger
 # The Wild Expedition
 # All India Wildlife Tour
 # Indian Tigers and the Taj Tour
 # Temples & Tigers Tours
 # Call of the Wild and The Taj
 


Attractions in Bandhavgarh National Park:
Bandhavgarh Fort  Over the Bandhavgarh hills, dominating the park stands Bandhavgarh Fort on the highest point, thought to be some  2000 years old. Scattered through out park and particularly around the fort are numerous prehistoric caves              rich with shrines and ancient Sanskrit inscriptions. 

Kalchuri Archeological Remains:
Apart from the rich wildlife, Bandhavgarh is also famous for the archaeological remains of the Kalchuri period that had been found here.





NOTICE :
The park is closed from July 01 to October 01.
Information Center for Bandhavgarh National Park:

How to Reach Bandhavgarh National Park:
 By Air: Jabalpur airport is the nearest airport to Bandhavgarh 
              National Park  which is connected to New Delhi  Daily
              flight and from where it is 04 hours drive to 
              Bandhavgarh.
              Khajuraho airport is another option from where it is a
              seven hours drive (237Km). Though long, the driver is
              interesting; the road crosses the  Ken river, some 
              stretches of which have been declared a crocodile
              sanctuary famous for the ghariyal, a  rare fish 
              eating crocodile; and goes past
            
              Panna town, famous for its diamond mines, 
              to Satna, the  midway-point, from where 
              it branches off on a subsidiary road across
              ridges of Vindhyachal to Bandhavgarh.

By Rail: The nearest railway station near Bandhavgarh are  
                Jabalpur (164 Km), Katni (102 Km) and 
                Satna (120 Km) on the central railway and
                Umaria (35 Km) on the South Eastern Railway.

By Road: The Park Can be reached from Jabalpur (175 km), 
                  Satna (120 km), Katni,
                  Umeria(35 Km), and  Khajuraho (237 km).
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Best Season to visit Bandhavgarh National Park:
November to June. The Park is closed from 1st  July to 01st October.


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To plan and customize a complete tour for you as per your interest and budget send us a Tour  Enquiry. The tour will be organized right from New Delhi/Mumbai  or any other place where you will be landing from your country.
Contact Us: For hotel bookings at Bandhavgarh National Park, Jeep and Elephant Safaris &  Pickup from Khajuraho, Jabalpur, Katni and other places. For any other information please E-mail us.
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