Bandhavgarh - the land of the Tiger
Bandhavgarh is a world famous Tiger reserve, spread over the Vindhya Mountains in Central India. More than 22 species of mammals, 250 species of birds and 70 species of butterflies are found in Bandhavgarh National Park. Common Langurs and Rhesus Macaque represent the primate group. It is said that India's first white tiger was found in the forest area of Bandhavgarh due to which it is also called white tiger country.
Exploring the Wonders of Mother Nature
The distinctive feature of this park comes in the form of its thick bamboo and sal forests, combined with marshlands at various spots. Animals such as the wild boar, jackal, sambhar and tiger are easily spotted here.
Located a convenient one hour away from Umaria, driving here or arriving by rail is rather easy.
The Best Way to Explore the Park
The ideal way to explore the park is on an elephant back. This way, visitors are able to enjoy a fantastic view of the majestic tigers. Jeep rides are also offered for those looking to explore some game in the morning or late afternoons.
In addition to the wild animals, other attractions in this region that you may want to explore include the 10th Century Statue of the Reclining Vishnu, the Baghel Museum and the Bandhavgarh Fort.