Bandhavgarh Safari
Bandhavgarh Safari
Bandhavgarh Safari
Bandhavgarh Safari

Bandhavgarh Safari

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Umaria, Madhya Pradesh

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What will you experience


3 to 4 Hours of Jeep Ride

Spot Endangered Wild Animals

4*4 Jeep - 6 People Capacity

About the Activity

Activity LocationBandhavgarh National Park Safari
Activity Duration3 to 4 Hours
Winter Timings 6:30 AM to 10:30 AM | 02:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Summer Timings6:00 AM to 10:00 AM | 6:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Closed MonthsJuly to September
Vehicle TypeFull Jeep or Sharing Jeep
Age LimitNo Age Limit

About Umaria:

  • The district of Umaria in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh is renowned for its natural beauty, historical importance, and close proximity to wildlife sanctuaries. Additionally, Umaria boasts a rich cultural heritage influenced by the diversity of its population. Visitors can immerse themselves in local traditions, festivals, and customs. 
  • Umaria serves as the main entry point for tourists visiting Bandhavgarh National Park Safari, one of India's most prominent tiger reserves and wildlife sanctuaries. The district's proximity to the park is a significant feature, drawing wildlife enthusiasts and international tourists.

About Bandhavgarh Safari Booking:

  • Your adventure at Bandhavgarh tiger safari will commence once you arrive at the national park during your reserved time slot. 
  • Upon reaching the entry gate of Bandhavgarh Forest, you will be greeted by our guide and driver with the vehicle you had previously booked. 
  • Our guide will provide you with all the necessary safety briefings before the safari starts. 
  • As you embark on the Bandhavgarh National Park safari, you'll be taken aback by the exquisite natural beauty of the park. 
  • The stunning forests, hills, and water bodies provide a picturesque backdrop for your adventure. 
  • Depending on the zones you select, you will have the chance to spot various wildlife species such as Royal Bengal tigers, Leopards, sloth bears, wild dogs, sambar, chital, and several bird species. 
  • Our knowledgeable guides and drivers will assist you in tracking and identifying these animals. 
  • The dense sal forests, meadows, and rocky terrain offer breathtaking views, making it an ideal destination for nature enthusiasts who appreciate the environment and wish to capture the surreal side of nature. 
  • The connection you'll establish with nature and the sense of wonder that the safari evokes can be profoundly moving. 
  • After exploring the park for several hours, the Bandhavgarh safari concludes with a return to the park's entrance, where our guide and driver will drop you off at the exit gate.

Package Option

Shared Safari

4 Hours

1999 per person

Full Jeep Safari

4 Hours

7499 per Jeep

4 Hours
  • 4-5 Hours of Safari
  • Certified Guide
  • All Entry Charges
  • Jeep Charges
  • Any Personal Expenses
  • Any Transportation Expenses

Activity Location

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Know before you book

  • Before entering the Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve, it's important to obtain a valid entry permit. 
  • Tourists must also bring a litter bag and take back any non-biodegradable garbage outside of the park, such as plastic, bottles, metal foils, and tin cans. 
  • It's recommended to hire a registered Nature's guide to help spot wildlife and prevent getting lost in the forest. 
  • Respect the wild animals and maintain a safe distance from them. 
  • Enjoy the natural sounds of the forest instead of playing music on your stereo. 
  • Wear clothes that blend in with the surroundings, like khaki, olive green, or other dull colours. 
  • Remember to turn off lights, fans, and water taps when not in use. 
  • Before leaving your place of residence within the Tiger Reserve, obtain a clearance certificate. Only two adults and two children (below 12 years) are allowed per room in the tourist zone, so plan accordingly. 
  • Stay on designated routes to avoid causing damage to plants or animals. 
  • Honking and speeding are strictly prohibited under the premises of Bandhavgarh Forest.
  • Entry into restricted zones is prohibited for visitors. Shouting, teasing, or attempting to feed animals is prohibited and may result in severe penalties.

Things to Carry

  • Identification Documents
  • Appropriate Clothing
  • Sun Protection
  • Water and Snacks
  • Binoculars
  • Camera

Frequently Asked Quetions

Can you tell me which animals can be found in Bandhavgarh National Park?

Apart from the national animal, the Royal Bengal Tiger, tourists can spot other animals such as leopards, sambar, nilgai, barking deer, gaur, wild boar, chinkara, chausingha, and more. 

When is the ideal time to visit Bandhavgarh National Park?

The national park is open to visitors from 15th October to 30th June. However, the best time to visit is between November and March.

Which safari zone in Bandhavgarh National Safari is the most recommended?

The park is divided into three zones – Tala, Magadhi, and Khitauli. Of the three, the Tala zone is the most popular for tiger sightings. 

What makes Bandhavgarh Safari famous?

Bandhavgarh National Park was once the hunting ground of the royal family of Rewa. The Maharaja of the princely state used to hunt tigers in the park. Today, it is known for having a high density of tigers in its forests.

How much time will it take to visit the national park?

A safari typically lasts between 3-4 hours depending on the zone and the sightings. 

What are the different transport modes available to reach the park?

You can travel by road, train, or air. The closest domestic airports are located in Jabalpur (160 km) and Khajuraho (225 km). The nearest railway stations are Umaria and Katni, which are respectively 22 km and 100 km away from the park.

Is I allowed to bring my personal vehicle to Bandhavgarh National Park?

Unfortunately, private vehicles are not permitted inside the park. Visitors must rent a jeep or an open-top safari vehicle from authorised vendors or the park authorities. 

Can I tour Bandhavgarh National Park during the monsoon season?

No, the park is closed from July to October during the monsoon season due to heavy rainfall and flooding. 

What are some popular tourist destinations near Bandhavgarh?

Some nearby places to visit while in Bandhavgarh include the ancient Bandhavgarh Fort, Baghel Museum, Shesh Shaiya, and the village of Tala.

How many tigers are there in the park?

The Bandhavgarh National Park is home to around 60-70 tigers, and you might be lucky enough to spot one during your safari.