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Bandavgarh National Park
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Bandavgarh National Park

Bandhavgarh National Park, spread across an area of 105 km², is located in the Vindhya Hills of the Umaria district in Madhya Pradesh. It is the most popular national park in India. Bandhavgarh National Park was declared a tiger reserve in 1993 and a national park in 1968 under the project tiger network at the neighbouring Panpatha Sanctuary. 

The name Bandhavgarh has been derived from the most prominent hillock of the area of Umaria. Bandhavgarh was once a hunting ground for maharajas of the area. 

The national park has 37 species of mammals, 250 species of birds, 80 species of butterflies. The park is home to the largest breeding population of leopards and various species of deer.

The park has been divided into three major zones:- ‘Tala’, ‘Magdi’ and ‘Bamera’. Tala zone is the most popular zones out of the three. To increase the chances of spotting a tiger, elephant shows are organized in the Magdi zone. 

The vegetation at Bandhavgarh includes various ranges of vegetation, from tall grasslands to thick Sal forest. Because of ample vegetation in the park, the chance of spotting animals is high in Bandhavgarh, making it quite popular among the tourists.

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    City, State

    Umaria Madhya Pradesh

    Languages spoken

    Hindi, English

    Currency Used

    Indian Rupee ₹

    Area (km2)

    593 km2

    Best time to visit


    From Jabalpur

    How To Reach

    The distance between Jabalpur and Bandhavgarh National Park is nearly 195 km. The following means of transport can be taken to reach the park from Jabalpur.


    Bandhavgarh National Park is 220 km from Jabalpur which takes approx.4 hours to reach. You can hire taxis or private cabs from Jabalpur. Personal cars can also be taken for a more adventurous experience.


    Jabalpur (190 km) is a well-suited station for Bandhavgarh. It has links connecting to various major cities across India. The journey from Jabalpur to Bandhavgarh via Khanna Banjari takes 3hours. The rest of the distance has to be covered by hiring a taxi, by the tourists.


    Jabalpur is the nearest airport. It is 90kms from Bandhavgarh National Park. From there, tourists can opt for taxis or private cabs to reach the park.

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