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Bandhavgarh is categorised as Wildlife / Bird Watching

Tiger in Bandhavgarh
Lesser Adjutant Stork in Bandhavgarh (Nivalink Trip Dated - 10 June 2014)
Thick Sal Forest of Bandhavgarh
Sheshaiya nat Bandhavgarh Fort Base (Nivalink Trip Dated - 10 June 2014)
Bandhavgarh Grasslands
Patrolling Guards (Nivalink Trip Dated - 10 June 2014)
Hills around bandhavgarh (Nivalink Trip Dated - 10 June 2014)
Jeep Safaris in Bandhavgarh
Blue Bearded Green Bee Eater in Bandhavgarh (Nivalink Trip Dated - 10 June 2014)
Common Wood shrike in Bandhavgarh
Golden Oriole in Bandhavgarh
Racket Tailed Drongo in Bandhavgarh
Red Wattled Lapwing in Bandhavgarh (Nivalink Trip Dated - 10 June 2014)
Rufous Treepie in Bandhavgarh (Nivalink Trip Dated - 10 June 2014)
Tickel's Blue Flycatcher in Bandhavgarh
Wolly Necked Stork in Bandhavgarh
White Throated Kingfisher in bandhavgarh
Tiger in Bandhavgarh
Brahminy Starling in Bandhavgarh
Common Blue Kingfisher in Bandhavgarh
Green Bee eater in Bandhavgarh (Nivalink Trip Dated - 10 June 2014)
Oranged headed Thrush in Bandhavgarh
White Backed Shama in Bandhavgarh (Nivalink Trip Dated - 10 June 2014)
Peacock in Bandhavgarh (Nivalink Trip Dated - 10 June 2014)
Serpant Eagle in Bandhavgarh
Shikra in Bandhavgarh
Long Billed Vulture in Bandhavgarh
Paradise Flycatcher in Bandhavgarh
Tiger in Bandhavgarh
On a Bandhavgarh Safari

Reasons to Visit
  • Bandhavgarh National Park is one of the most popular and accessible wildlife getaways in India. Bandhavgarh boasts of the highest tiger sighting probability among all parks as it has the highest density of tigers known in the world.
  • There are 4 entrances to the Bandhavgarh park, Panpatha in the north, Tala in the east (here most of the resorts are situated), Dhamoka on the south - western perimeter, and Khitauli on the west.
  • Tala is most popular zone in Bandhavgarh where most prolific tiger sightings are witnessed
  • There are four more ranges in the Bandhavgarh reserve namely – Magdhi (wherein Park safaris are now conducted), Kallwah, Khitauli and Panpatha. Together, these five ranges comprise the 'Core' of the Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve
  • Besides Tigers some of the other species found in Bandhavgarh are Leopard or Panther, Jungle cat, Wolf, Jackal, Indian Fox, Dhole or Indian Wild Dog, Sloth Bear, Common or Grey Langur, Rhesus Macaque, Antelopes, Gazelles, Blue Bull, Four gorned Antelope, Chinkara, Gaur.
  • There are more than 200 varieties of migratory and resident birds that are found around the Bandhavgarh area.
  • Tala village is something guests generally interested in rural India may want to visit. The Baghel Museum houses personal belongings of the Maharaja of Rewa. Climbers Point, Rampur Pahari and Sita mandap are other places of interest for hikers.
Know It
  • Other Information : Type Of Safaris: Jeep Safaris, which are conducted twice a day. Jeep Safari Timing: Morning at 6:30 am to 9:30 am and afternoon: 03.30 pm to 06.30 pm Permits: The park safaris should be booked in advance and photo ID proof {passport copy (overseas and Indian Nationals), voters ID, Pan Card, driving license} is required to book the safaris Seasonality: Oct 16th to June. Park remains close from 1st July to 15th Oct.
  • Best Wildlife Destinations in India for Tiger Sightings"Bandhavgarh has long been recognised the best park for sighting the Royal Bengal Tiger. Grasslands and Woodlands of Bandhavgarh are excellent for photography and park infrastructure is very tiger centric offering any traveller, a high probability for sighting the tiger at any time of the year (Except during July to Mid-Oct when park is closed). Best time for a visit for Tiger Sighting - April to Mid-June"
  • Most Popular Wildlife Destinations in India"Bandhavgarh (200 kms from Jabalpur) is a prime wildlife destination in Central India renowned for its Tiger sightings and park experience. Bandhavgarh has a range of celebrated stay options that enhances the overall experience. Bandhavgarh combines well with Kanha which is bigger and offers much wider wildlife sightings alongwith Tigers and offers an all season high quality wildlife experience."
  • Wildlife and Bird watching Destinations of Madhya Pradesh"Bandhavgarh (200 kms from Jabalpur) is a prime Wildlife destination in India offering excellent all season park experience. Tala range of Bandhavgarh offers an excellent experience with wide ranging wildlife and birdlife. There are number of getaway resorts and celebrated Jungle Lodges here that are specifically opted for the experience they offer. Tiger Sightings are Very good, Wildlife Experience is Good to Very Good. Bird watching is Good to Very Good (Average to Good in peak summer)."
Access Information

Bandhavgarh has 15 Hotels approved and listed with Nivalink

Type of HotelsCount
Jungle Lodge12

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14 verified holiday itineraries are listed for Bandhavgarh

Getaway (1-3 nights)3
Short Break (4-6 nights)7
Holiday (7 or more)4

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List of Holidays for Bandhavgarh


  • Bandhavgarh - Achanakmar Getaway (3 Nights)
  • Bandhavgarh Getaway (2 Nights)
  • Wildlife Extended Getaway (3 Nights)

Short Break

  • Kanha - Bandhavagarh with Amarkantak and Jabalpur (5 Nights)
  • Kanha - Bandhavgarh Wildlife / Bird watching Break (6 Nights)
  • Kanha - Bandhavgarh Wildlife and Bird watching Break with Jabalpur (6 Nights)
  • Khajuraho - Bandhavgarh Break (5 Nights)
  • Khajuraho - Bandhavgarh with Orchha (5 Nights)
  • Khajuraho with Kanha and Bandhavgarh (6 Nights)
  • Pachmarhi - Bandhavgarh with Jabalpur (6 Nights)


  • Central India Wildlife Itinerary (7 Nights)
  • Comprehensive Wildlife and Bird watching itinerary of Central India (10 Nights)
  • Pachmarhi with Kanha and Bandhavgarh (8 Nights)
  • Tiger Photography Itinerary (10 Nights)

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Bandhavgarh has 20 Transport services that can be booked online. Click here for reviewing and booking them.

Car On Disposal

ServicesRates Starting From
Bandhavgarh Getaway from KhajurahoRs. 5889
Bandhavgarh Getaway from Khajuraho and drop to Jabalpur on Day 3Rs. 14278
Kanha - Bandhavgarh Getaway from Khajuraho and drop to Jabalpur on Day 5Rs. 14445
Kanha - Bandhavgarh Getaway from Khajuraho and drop to Jabalpur on Day 6Rs. 20945
Kanha - Bandhavgarh Getaway from Khajuraho and drop to Nagpur on Day 5Rs. 22223
Kanha - Bandhavgarh Getaway from Khajuraho and drop to Nagpur on Day 6Rs. 24278
Overnight Bandhavgarh excursion from KhajurahoRs. 8723

Point to Point Transport

ServicesRates Starting From
Bandhavgarh Pickup and Drop to KhajurahoRs. 6112
Bandhavgarh Pickup and Drop to SatnaRs. 4445
Bandhavgarh to Jabalpur via BhedaghatRs. 6767
Pickup from Panna and drop to Bandhavgarh or Vice VersaRs. 7612
Pickup/Drop Between Bandhavgarh and JabalpurRs. 4445
Pickup/Drop between Bandhavgarh and Kanha (Khatia / Kisli / Mocha)Rs. 5334
Pickup/Drop between Bandhavgarh and Kanha (Mukki)Rs. 5334
Same Day Pickup from Bandhavgarh and drop to VaranasiRs. 9445
Transfer between Bandhavgarh and Kawardha / BhoramdeoRs. 11112
Transfer between Bandhavgarh and NagpurRs. 10000
Transfers between Pench and BandhavgarhRs. 9445

Railway Station Pickup or Drop

ServicesRates Starting From
Pickup/Drop between Katni Railway Station and Hotel in BandhavgarhRs. 2223
Pickup/Drop between Umaria Railway Station and Hotel in BandhavgarhRs. 1000

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Bandhavgarh has 4 Add Ons approved and listed with Nivalink.

Wildlife Excursion3

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List of Service Add Ons for Bandhavgarh


Services Rates Starting From
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Wildlife Excursion

Services Rates Starting From
Bandhavgarh Jeep Safari in Buffer ZoneRs. 5778
Jeep Safari in Bandhavgarh (Khitauli/Magadhi Zone)Rs. 5778
Jeep Safari in Bandhavgarh (Tala Zone)Rs. 5778

12 Travel Ideas listed for Bandhavgarh. Click here for reviewing them.

Destination Ideas

  • Bird Watching In Bandhavgarh
  • Wildlife In Bandhavgarh

Stay Ideas

  • Bagh Sarai Experience
  • Bandhav Vilas Experience
  • Getaway Resorts in Bandhavgarh
  • Infinity Wilderness Bandhavgarh experience
  • Kings Lodge experience
  • Mahua Kothi Bandhavgarh Experience
  • Tiger Den Bandhavgarh experience
  • Tiger Lagoon experience
  • Tiger Trails Experience
  • Tree House Hideaway experience

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  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    The Ghughua Fossil National Park of Madhya Pradesh is a unique destination in India, which has been blessed with a priceless treasure trove of plant fossils. Fossils belonging to 31 genera of 18 plant families have been identified.These fossils represent life as it occurred in this area some 65 million years ago.
    Heritage Site
    Pre Historic
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Bandhavgarh is the best park when it comes to probability of having a tiger sighting. Besides the much celebrated and endangered tiger, the park is home to Leopards, Jungle cat, Wolf, Jackal, Indian Fox, Dhole or Indian Wild Dog, Sloth Bear etc. Bandhavgarh is also considered excellent for Bird watching and is home to more than 150 species.
    Bird Watching, Jeep Safaris

Destinations within reach from Bandhavgarh

  • Umaria ( 32 Km )

    Umaria is a raihead and access point to visit neighboring Tiger sanctuary of Bandhavgarh (32 more

  • Alipura ( 82 Km )

    Alipura is a luncheon mid-way stopover on the Jhansi - Khajuraho route (92 kms from Khajuraho) and more

  • Maihar ( 97 Km )

    Maihar lies on the Bandhavgarh - Khajuraho route at about 104 kms from Bandhavgarh and 140 kms more

  • Satna ( 129 Km )

    Satna is a convenient railhead to access Khajuraho and Panna. Chitrakoot is also accessible from more

  • Rewa ( 150 Km )

    Rewa is also known as land of white tigers and to this day white tigers are still kept at the more

  • Jabalpur ( 188 Km )

    Jabalpur is a transit point for accessing wildlife destinations of Kanha (165 km) and Bandhavgarh more

  • Nagod ( 200 Km )

    Nagod lies on the Khajuraho - Bandhavgarh Route equidistant (125 kms) from both Khajuraho and more

  • Bargi ( 217 Km )

    Bargi Dam is a local getaway situated on Jabalpur - Nagpur NH-7 highway for tourists to enjoy more

  • Panna ( 220 Km )

    Panna National Park on the outskirts of the ancient town of Panna at 40 kms from the world more

  • Kanha ( 250 Km )

    Kanha is renowned as one of the best Parks in India (Alongwith Corbett, Kaziranga and Nagarhole). more

  • Raipur ( 362 Km )

    Raipur is capital of Chhattisgarh. In Chhattisgarh, Raipur is the only airport and best placed to more

  • Pipariya ( 362 Km )

    Pipariya is an access point for Pachmarhi (46 kms) and Madhai range of Satpura National (60 kms). more

  • Varanasi ( 371 Km )

    Varanasi is seat of Hindu religion and culture for several thousand years and today visited for more

  • Durg ( 390 Km )

    Durg at the distance of 39 kms from Raipur is gained importance as an industrial center after the more

  • Ramtek ( 390 Km )

    Ramtek has got Historic temple of lord Rama. It is believed that Ramtek was the place where Rama, more

  • Kanpur ( 396 Km )

    Kanpur is the commercial capital of Uttar Pradesh. Kanpur today is home to textile leather, more

  • Sanchi ( 411 Km )

    Sanchi is located 46 km Bhopal and is a place of importance in Buddhism and visited by guests all more

  • Nagpur ( 428 Km )

    Nagpur is a major city in eastern part of Maharashtra and an access point to visit Tiger more

  • Tawa ( 430 Km )

    Tawa Reservoir is a large reservoir on the Tawa River in central India and Tawa Resort here set on more

  • Nagzira ( 430 Km )

    Nagzira is a tiger sanctuary offering good park experience at 120 kms from Nagpur. Nagzira is one more

  • Chanderi ( 432 Km )

    Chanderi is a town of historical importance, its surrounded by hills, lakes and forest along with more

  • Lucknow ( 440 Km )

    Lucknow, the capital of Uttar Pradesh, is popularly called the city of Nawabs and Kababs. The city more

  • Rampura ( 446 Km )

    Rampura lies off the Kanpur - Agra route and guests driving from Lucknow to Chambal Ravines (150 more

  • Bhopal ( 463 Km )

    Bhopal is the capital of the of Madhya Pradesh also known as the Lake city as its landscape is more

  • Jhansi ( 486 Km )

    Jhansi lies on the edge of Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh in the Bundelkhand region at 15 kms more

  • Halali ( 487 Km )

    Halali dam is known as Samrat Ashok Sagar Project. It is constructed across Halali river a more

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Getting There

Locality NameDescriptionSuitable ForHotels (Nos)
Around TalaLodges that are not located within Tala cluster are all spread around Tala area and situated on periperhy of the park area, 10-20 minutes drive from Tala zone park gate.Getaway/Experiential9
TalaArea at about 2 kms from Tala Zone Park gate where a cluster of jungle lodges are situatedHoliday/Getaway6
MagdhiArea set around Magdhi gate of Bandhavgarh National ParkGetaway/Experiential-
Landmark NameDescriptionLandmark Type
Khitauli Entrance Gate - Bandhavgarh NPKhitauli is Gate No. 3 for entrance into Bandhavgarh National Park. It is a non-prime zone and last gate in preference for a safariPark Entry
Magdhi Zone Entrance - Bandhavgarh NPMagdhi Zone Entrance is about 10 kms after Tala and is named as Gate No. 2Park Entry
Tala Entrance - Bandhavgarh NPTala is a prime zone in Bandhavgarh National Park and gate for Entrance from Tala is right after Tala villagePark Entry
Nearest Airport in Bandhavgarh
  • Jabalpur Airport ( JLR ) , Jabalpur-188 Kms
Nearest Railway Stations in Bandhavgarh
  • Umaria ( UMR ), Umaria-32 Kms
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