Bandhavgarh national park is considered to be one of the most famous national parks of India. This national park is located in the vindhya hills of the umaria district in the state of Madhya Pradesh. It was declared as a national park in the year 1968 and is spread across the area of about 100 square meters. The names Bandhavgarh is derived from the most prominent and popular hillock of the umaria district. The area of this national park is prospered with large biodiversity. This national park is well-known to have the highest density of population of tiger in India. In the same way, this park also observes the largest breeding population of leopards as well as other species of deer.
From the past many years, this par has shown a tremendous increase in the number of count of tigers and hence it is popular for tiger tours. These tours attract a number of tourists to the national park.
Bandhavgarh national park has been divided into three main zones- magdi, bamera and tala. Tala is the zone which attracts a large number of tourists by giving tiger sighting opportunities. The national park authorities are continuously focusing on the magdi zone by giving tourists more opportunity to find tigers.
There are even elephant shows being arranged in the magdi zone of the national park to increase the opportunity to spot the elusive king of the forest. The best time to visit this national park is between February to June.
Bandhavgarh national park also consists of varied vegetations varying from thick sal forests to tall grasslands. This national park is also the perfect habitat for a number of animals as well as birds. Because of the diverse topography, this national park provides a number of opportunities to spot the magnificent Indian tiger and various rarely found animals such as sloth bear and leopard. Because of the high flora and fauna sighting this national park is becoming one of the popular tourists' spots of India.
Making a majestic trip to the Bandhavgarh national park will certainly take you to the green greenery of the forested area. With the safari opportunities you can catch the sight of various creatures and you can have it all in a planned manner. Apart from this with the elephant safari and jeep safari you can have a nearer look at the majestic rarely seen species and complete your jungle safari safely.
Bandhavgarh National Park Photo Gallery
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