If wildlife Holidays india pushes your adrenaline level into high gear, visit the enchanting Bandhavgarh National Park in Madhya Pradesh. It is located in the Umaria district and is famous for tigers, leopards and several other wildlife species. The most propitious time to visit this destination is from November to June. Sprawling over an area of 437 sq km, it attracts wildlife buffs from across the globe. It is surrounded by the Vindhyan mountains ranges which make it look picturesque. It is among the famous wildlife sanctuaries in India.
The vegetation of the sanctuary mainly consists of Sal trees and Bamboo. The beautiful wooded hills of the park capture one’s heart. Bandhavgarh is also on of the famous National Parks in India. In comparison to other wildlife destinationsand wildlife bird watching in India, this Park has fairly good population of tigers. The Park was established in 1968 and it got the title of a Tiger Reserve in the year 1993. It has the maximum number of tigers in the country. It is also called the White Tiger Jungle as a white tiger was first discovered here many travel agency provided tiger tours..
Elephant safari is one of the most interesting ways of exploring this sanctuary. It also promises good chances of sighting the royal Bengal tiger. Elephant safari in Bandhavgarh is organized only in the morning time. You can also opt for a jeep safari which is organized from morning to evening.
Some of the other wildlife species found here are nilgai, bison, chinkara, chital, langur, monkey, wild boar, chausingha, muntjac and jackals. The Park boasts of more than 250 bird species, including some migratory birds too. Some of the striking birds sighted here are lesser adjutants, bee-eaters, lesser adjutant stork, crested serpent eagle, lesser whistling teal, blossom headed parakeet, wood shrikes, white-breasted kingfisher, paradise flycatchers, red wattled lapwing and many more.
Bandhavgarh Fort is another attractive attraction of Bandhavgarh National Park. It is the oldest fort of India with a history of 2500 years old. The fort shelters the endangered species of vulture. According to the regional stories this fort was built by the ruler of Gond Empire.