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Bandhavgarh National Park

Known for the Royal Bengal Tigers, this place would be a treat to the eyes of anybody, let alone a wildlife lover. With more than 22 species of mammals, 250 species of birds and completely safe options of Jeep safari and Elephant safari, you would get the chance of having a really close look at all the majestic creatures residing here. The wilderness hidden behind every rugged way of this park awaits you!

About the locals:  The locals of Bandhavgarh are strongly attached to the tigers of the park. The crisis of decreasing population figures has left them depressed. They are always willing to give information related to the place and are very welcoming in all.

Sightseeing:  Not a big fan of the wild? Bandhavgarh has a lot more to offer than just its park. One of the fascinating elements in the Bandhavgarh vicinity is the ancient Bandhavgarh Fort. Apart from being the oldest fort in India it is also believed that this fort was a gift from Shri Ram to his brother(bandhav) Lakshman. With the belongings of Maharaja of Rewa, the stuffed body of the first white tiger spotted and ancient hunting equipments, Baghel Museum is another destination that should be discovered. Other major tourist attractions involve Village Tala, Mahaman Pond, Kethika, Climber’s Point, Bari Gufa, Three Cave Point, The Shesh Shaiya (11 meter long statue of Lord Vishnu), Fossil National Park.

Places to stay

With the most luxurious cottage suites, Taj Mahua Kothi simply speaks perfection in comfort. Surrounded by jungle trees, Tree House Hideaway is situated in the lush green area and follows a traditional local lifestyle and architecture setting. Other options that could also work for you are Jungle Mantra (Deluxe), Maharaja Royal Retreat(Deluxe),and Greenwoods resort (Standard).

Places to Eat

Places that could feed your hunger in the best way possible are Orchid Restaurant, The Wildflower Resort and Tiger Den Resort. All of these places are within the same radius and would provide plenty of choices from varied cusines to the visitors of Bandhavgarh.

Travel tips

The best time to visit is during the dry season, from October to May.

Jeep Safaris -twice a day.

– The Morning Shift-early at the time of Sunrise up to 04 hrs.

– The afternoon one- between 02 PM to 03 PM up to sunset.

– In each Open Jeep 6 passengers are allowed to travel along with one naturalist and one driver.

– Advisable to book safari rides in well advance.

Always use mineral packed drinking water. Remember to take plenty of water on every safari.

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