Bandhavgarh National Park

Location: Madhya Pradesh
Main Wildlife Attractions: Tiger, Panther, Deer
Coverage Area: 446 sq.kms
Established: 1968
Best Time to Visit:
November to February

Located in the heart of Umaria district of the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh, Bandhavgarh National Park is flocked by nature lovers and wildlife enthusiasts, every year, in decent numbers. Covering a buffer area of around 448 sq km and a core area of around 105 sq km, this national park lies in the foothills of Vindhyas. Former hunting grounds of the Maharajas of Rewa, it is now famed for being the natural habitat for the White Tigers.

Important Information:

Famous for:  High Tiger Density, Eco Tourism, Bandhavgarh Fort, 250 Bird, Tiger sighting & photography

Area: 450 sq. km (Core area: 105 sq. km)

Altitude: 800 m above sea level

Geographical Coordinates: 80 47’15’’ to 81 11’ 45 E Longitude and 23 30’ 12 to 23 45’ 45 N Latitude

Annual Rainfall: 1173 mm (46.18 in.)

Temperature:  Min 2, Max 42 (deg. Cen.)

Best Time to Visit: February-June (Closed 1 July-15 October)

Best Tiger Photography: February to May

Opening Hours: 06:00 am to 06:00 pm