Bandhavgarh National Park

Bandhavgarh National Park is located in Umaria district of Madhya Pradesh. Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve is a “Project tiger’ reserve to save Bangal tigers. Maximum number of Bangal Tigers are there in this Tiger reserve.

Bandhavgarh National Park
A Tiger inside Bandhavgarh National Park

Bandhavgarh National Park and Tiger reserve has an area of area of 105 square kilometers. The buffer zone of the national park is spread over an area of 820 square kilometers. Bandhavgarh means Brother’s Fort. The name is derived from the great epic of Ramanaya. The hillock named Bandhavgarh was given by Lord Rama to his brother Lakshmana, to keep a watch on Sri Lanka , where Lord Rama’s consort Goddess Sita was abducted and kept.

The Park is rich in Flora and Fauna. This park is home to white tigers. The first White Tiger, Mohan, was captured by Maharaja Martand Singh in 1951 from this area, There is a white tiger safari, the only one of its kind in the world, at this national park. Elephant Safari is also there in the park. Leopards and various species of deer are seen in large numbers.

Bandhavgarh fort is a very ancient fort inside the park, believed to be 2000 years old. There are 39 caves inside the Bandhavgarh fort. Oldest cave belong to the first century. The largest cave with several pillars and none small rooms is dated back to 10th century. There are embossed figures and inscriptions on the caves.

The second most photographed tigress, Sita which appeared on the covers of National Geographic, is in Bandhavgarh tiger reserve. Charger, who has the habit of charging at elephants (and tourists also; but did not harm) is also seen in Bandhavgarh tiger reserve. There are 22 Tigers in the 105 square kilometers core area of Bandhavgarh tiger reserve . Unlike other parks, you have a better chance to see a Tiger at Bandhavgarh Tiger reserve.

How Do I Go to Bandhavgarh National Park?

Umaria at 35 kilometers distance and Katni at 100 kilometers distance are the nearest railway stations to Bandhavgarh national park India. Jabalpur city is has the nearest airport to the National park. at 200 kilometers away. Khajuraho temples are at 250 kilometers away.

Is There Any Hotels Around Bandhavgarh National Park?

There are many high-end and Luxury resorts along with standard resorts near the National park. Some of the resorts provides luxury safari. Some of the Bandhavgarh hotels provides safari trips to the tourists.

White Tiger Safari and Wildlife safari inside Mukundpur Zoo in Madha Pradesh

White Tiger Safari trips is available to tourists inside the “Mukundpur Zoo and Mohan White Tiger Safari” situated at Mand, Mukundpur Forest, Govindgarh. It is located near to Rewa in Madha Pradesh state of India, White Tiger Safari trips tour packages offers tourists an opportunity to hear the roar of the rare white Tigers. White Tiger Safari at Mukundpur is the the World’s first White Tiger Safari and only one of its Kind. This safari park is open to tourists from 3rd April 2016. Do not think that the safari animals there are White Tigers; its motor vehicles that takes you inside the forests to watch the White Tigers there.

Mukundpur was once home to this rare breed of the White big cats. There is a breeding center for white Tigers, which is named after Maharaja Martand Singh. Maharaja Martand Singh spotted the world’s first white Tiger in the forests of Sidhi in 1951 and caught that white Tiger on May 27, 1951 from Bargadi forest. Maharaja brought this white tiger to Govindarh Palace in Rewa and named it Mohan, from where it escaped the very next day. Later on, the same white tiger was found in Mukundpur forests.

Princess Vindhya, the Grand Grand Daughter of Mohan ,has reached her home Town Rewa on 09-11-2015. Two more white Tigers, Raghu and Radha, can now seen as part of the White Tiger Safari trips in the safari zoo at the Mukundpur Forest, Rewa. Royal Bengal Tigers are also seen at Mukundpur Zoo.

Can you provide me with the details of White Tiger Safari vacation package tour?

There is a 2 Nights / 3 Days vacation package tour, which includes 2 Nights Stay at Bandhavgarh National Park, out of which 1 day is for the White Tiger Safari by Covered AC Bus, another day for the Mukundpur Zoo visit by Battery Operated Vehicle and third day for Open Jeep Jungle Safari inside Bandhavgarh National Park. Pick Up and Drop facilities are available to Satna, Katni, Umaria and Jabalpur Railway Stations.

For details, you may call the following telephone number +91-76622-52036 or call the mobile Number +91-88784-21931. Contact E Mail id is [email protected]

How Do I go for the World’s First White Tiger Safari?

To enjoy the First of its Kind White Tiger Safari Trip in the World, you can get down at Rewa Railway station, the nearest railway station to the White Tiger Safari, which is at around 16 kilometers distance.



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