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Go on a wildlife retreat to the Bandhavgarh National Park

By Buvaneshwari Gopinath - September 4, 2020
Bandhavgarh National Park

Bandhavgarh Park is one of the most popular national parks in India. Dear travellers out there, do you dream of getting lost into the wild? Then, choose the Bandhavgarh! From floras, faunas to the vast green stretch of love, this place will present you happiness and recreations! Above all, catch the majestic creatures walk in pride and more. How excited are you to visit the National park? Keep reading to know about it.

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Bandhavgarh National Park
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About Bandhavgarh National Park’s Flora & Fauna

1. The Bandhavgarh National Park’s Flora

Spread over 446 sq km the park is considered as one of the most vegetative parts of the Umaria district in Madya Pradesh. It encompasses foliage which is mostly dry deciduous. And, yes the park is popular for the flora and fauna collections! This area brings ecstasy, a perfect climate, favourable topography, and a natural greeny green atmosphere! Cherish Mother nature and fall in love with her many children!

Some of the popular flora found in the Bandhavgarh park are Saj, Dhaora, Tendu Arjun and Amla and many more. When it comes to flora, there’s no compensation! It’s the Bandhavgarh National Park! The rivers, perennial streams, and rivulets flowing across different zones gift you plentiful reasons to stay jaw dropped!

2. The Bandhavgarh National Park’s Fauna

Bandhavgarh National Park's Fauna
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Earlier named Shikagarh, the Bandhavgarh national park with proper rights and protection was quite popular for hunting. The following are the list of the faunas available at Bandhavgarh: White Tigers, Bengal Tigers, Leopards, Sambar, Barking Deer, Nilgai, Wild Boar, etc. Above all, the sight of Grey hornbill and common Teals captivates people! Ready for spending time in the park?

Bandhavgarh National Park’s some remarkable places

One of the highest densities of Bengal Tigers in the world is found here in this park. Cool, isn’t it? The park is divided into four core zones; Tala, Panpatta, Khitauli, and Magadhi. Get glimpses of Nilgai, Chausingha, Chital, Chinkaras. 

What is the climate like in the park?

Another significant reason to visit the park is to enjoy the incredibly chill yet heartwarming climate! The land enjoys the North Indian Monsoonal climate. The mercury drops to 2°C during winters and rises to 45°C in summers. Wohoooo! Pack your hoods, people!

Safari’s in Bandhavgarh National Park

If a little dose of adrenaline is what you crave, get packed we have the exact thing for you. Safaris here are pure bliss and excitement. Here are the best safaris listed to make sure you don’t miss out on the best. Walk into a warm hug from the lush forest. Do visit and feel the calibre of heaven!

1. Jeep Safari in Bandhavgarh

Any adventure lovers? Don’t miss this shot! Book your tickets and fly! Get all wild and crazy, watching the insurmountable beauty and rawness of nature. Perceive the majestic looks and the wildness in their eyes! Ranging from tall grasslands to thick Sal forest, every species is one beautiful reminder of the vastness of life. More than that, this ride will teach you life. Get in the jeeps and enthral!

There are three main zones in the core area exclusively meant for tourism:

  • The Tala Zone
  • The Magadhi Zone
  • The Khatauli Zone

March towards the Tala zone, click pictures, and reminiscence them after decades. You’ll still want to set your hearts on the niche!  The Tala Zone has some of the dominant tiger’s territory. But, many tigers are seen in the Magadhi zone as well. Visit all the zones and replenish your fantasies with the tigers! Despite high competition among the zones that equally vibrant, the Tala zone manages to always smuggle the first place. It’s waiting to rob your heart! Above all, the gorgeous grasslands and the appealing forests remain in your frame of memories, even after a decennary. Book your tickets and rush here asap!

Jeep Safari
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2. Bandhavgarh Elephant Safari

One of the focal ways to enjoy the vacay seeing the tigers is to travel through the elephant safari places.  The enduring landscape and the finest photogenic locations bring up a lot of people to their place. Hats off! The elephant safari has major advantages: Firstly, you can greet the tigers. . . Secondly, the elephants. . . Thirdly, both tiger tours and elephant rides are done back to back! How excited are you?

Things to do in Bandhavgarh National Park

1. The Village Tala

One of the main places to visit in Bandhavgarh is the Village Tala. Bye-bye city lives! Let’s enter into the village lifestyle! The village showcases all our childhood memories (if you have visited your grandparents during vacays) in village-like mud clustered houses with the alluring views that surround the villages. Never miss this chance and let’s turn the clocks to the olden, golden days!

2. The Mahaman Pond

“Place of Quench the Thirst” is another popular name for the pond. Surrounded by bamboos, the Mahaman pond stands magnificent and wraps the beauty. More than that, you can meet many herbivores and carnivores species.

3. Climber’s Point

To capture the aerial view of the park, the climber’s point is a MUST in the ‘places to visit list’! Wholly filled with the Sal and Bamboos, many fauna species like Butea Superba and Bauhinia Wahlii also dwell in this mind-blowing home! Forget the stress and breathe the good vibes into you! Live the moment! I bet you, you’d never take your eyes off the green patch!

Birds of Bandhavgarh Park
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4. Three Cave Point

Another amazing place to visit in the park is the three cave points. Beautiful sculpting and the tint of ancient architecture can be seen here. More than that, the whole view of the cave point can be seen from the Ganesh Hillock Road. There are lots of carvings inside the cave point.

5. Cheshpur Waterfall

To have a perfect weekend, visit the Cheshpur waterfall. Located 50 km away from the Bandhavgarh, the Cheshpur waterfall receives people and presents them with its staggering view.

6. Jwalamukhi Temple

Dedicated to Jwalamukhi, the Goddess of Light, the temple is situated on the Charan Ganga river bank. This temple has a past right from the 10th century. More than that, the Goddess Jwalamukhi was also known as the Flaming Goddess or ‘She of the Flaming Mouth’.

7. The Shesh Sheya

A long stretch of an 11-meter statue of Lord Vishnu holding an umbrella in a lying position of ‘Shesh Nag’ along with the ‘Shivling’ and a statue of Lord Brahma makes even an atheist fall in love! This statue is found near the Bandhavgarh fort entrance main footpath and was built during the 10th century. Above all, it is from this specific point where the Charanganga River is born.

Now that you know everything about Bandhavgarh National Park, why are you waiting? Get your dosage of wildlife retreat by visiting Bandhavgarh National Park today! Log into Pickyourtrail and check out the cool packages available on our website and start travelling. Need help? Drop us a Whatsapp message and we will get back to you with best deals in town!

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