Bandhavgarh National Park

Surrounded by the rugged terrain of the Vindhya mountain range, Bandhavgarh National Park is a majestic reserve and one of the subcontinent’s finest. A mixture of sal forest, meadow and grassland the different terrains and varying altitudes provide the perfect habitat for a wide range of animal species. Bandhavgarh was originally the game reserve of the Maharajas of Rewa and was made a national park in 1968. Although Bandhavgarh remains one of the very best places to see a tiger in the wild in India, the reserve is also home to leopard, sloth bear, sambar, chital, wolf, barking deer, caracal, gaur, hyena and nilgai as well as close to 80 species of butterfly and numerous reptiles. The reserve also has a rich and varied birdlife – over 300 species have been recorded – including hornbill, eagle, buzzard, vulture, green pigeon, kingfisher and parakeet.

Suggested Journeys for Bandhavgarh National Park

We are pleased to offer the following selection of suggested itineraries based on our personal experiences. By combining these itineraries with your thoughts and ideas we can tailor any journey to make it special, unique and designed around you.

Call of the Jungle - The Wildlife of Northern India

16 days starting from £3810 per person

India is synonymous with wildlife and the country is blessed with numerous excellent reserves. This itinerary combines three of the best with a break en-route in Agra to visit the wonderful Taj Mahal. Starting in Delhi, travel by road to Corbett National Park which is named after the legendary...

India is renowned throughout the world for its exceptional wildlife and this itinerary covers four of the country’s finest nature reserves. The national parks of Pench, Kanha, Bandhavgarh and Panna are home to a staggering and diverse array of animal and birdlife including leopard, jackal,...

Tigers, Temples and Distant Palaces of Central India

20 days starting from £4680 per person

Visiting India's central states is a hugely rewarding experience. Rich culture, spectacular scenery, exceptional wildlife and a strong tribal heritage combine to make travel worthwhile to parts of an India few ever get to see. After admiring Kolkata's architecture, travel by air to Raipur in the...