Situated in the Umaria district of Madhya Pradesh, Bandhavgarh National Park is nestled amidst the Vindhya mountain range. It covers an area of approximately 450 square kilometers. The park is famous for its rich biodiversity, particularly for its population of Royal Bengal Tigers. It's one of the best places in India to spot these majestic creatures in their natural habitat. Apart from tigers, Bandhavgarh is home to a variety of other wildlife species including leopards, sloth bears, Indian bison, sambar deer, barking deer, wild boar, langurs and more.  Bandhavgarh has a rich historical and cultural heritage. It is dotted with ancient ruins and structures including the Bandhavgarh Fort, believed to date back to the 10th century. The fort offers panoramic views of the surrounding landscape and is steeped in mythology and legend.

Bandhavgarh Jeep Safari Important information

Ensure you book your Jeep Safari in Bandhavgarh well in advance especially during peak seasons. You can book it online through our official website of Bandhavgarh or by speaking to our tour operators.

You need permits to enter Bandhavgarh National Park. These permits can be obtained along with your safari booking. Make sure you have your permits ready before you move on your safari. 

Bandhavgarh National Park has specific timings for safaris. There are both morning and evening safaris. Morning safaris typically start early around sunrise while evening safaris begin in the late afternoon and extend till sunset. Be sure to check the exact timings based on the season and park regulations.

Jeep Safaris are the most common way to explore Bandhavgarh. These jeeps are open-roofed allowing for better wildlife viewing and photography. Each jeep typically accommodates a limited number of people along with a guide.

A trained naturalist or guide accompanies every safari vehicle. They are well-versed with the park, its wildlife and safety regulations. Follow their instructions and insights for a better safari experience. 

Wear comfortable clothing suitable for the weather conditions. Binoculars, cameras, sunscreen, hats and insect repellent can also enhance your safari experience.

While Bandhavgarh is renowned for its tiger population, it's also home to a diverse range of flora and fauna. Keep your eyes peeled for other wildlife such as leopards, deer, wild boars, langurs and various bird species.

Always prioritize safety during the safari. Do not try to get too close to the animals and follow the instructions of your guide at all times. Keep all body parts within the vehicle especially when near predators.

Entry Formaliites at Bandhavgarh National Park

To enter Bandhavgarh National Park, you'll need to complete certain formalities. Ensure you carry valid identification documents such as a government-issued ID card or passport which may be required during permit verification. Bandhavgarh National Park has multiple entry gates and the gate you enter through may depend on your accommodation location or the safari zone you wish to explore. Confirm the designated entry gate when booking your safari. There are entry fees applicable for visiting Bandhavgarh National Park. These fees may vary based on factors such as nationality, vehicle type and safari duration. Make sure you're aware of the applicable fees and carry sufficient cash for payment as card facilities may not be available at the entry gate.  If you are planning a safari, you will need to arrange for a suitable vehicle typically a safari jeep and a trained naturalist or guide. These arrangements can often be made through your accommodation provider or a registered tour operator.