Prominent fauna :
There are more than 22 species of mammals and 250 species of birds. The carnivores include jackals, foxes, hyenas, leopards, tigers, tigers and more tigers !! Their prey include wild pigs, spotted deer, Sambhar, Chausingha or the 4 horned antelope, nilgai and chinkara. Kites, eagles, vultures, teals, egrets, ibis and cranes are some of the more common birds. The reptilian species include cobras, kraits, vipers and pythons.
Bandhavgarh was the seat of ex-rulers of Rewa State and its history dates back to 3rd Century A.D.Mythologically, the fort on Bandhavgarh hill is said to have been built by Lord Rame for his brother Laxman ,during the Ramayana period. There are a number of man-made caves(35) in Bandhavgarh with inscriptions and carvings, which date back to 129-168 A.D. Statues of various incarnations of all and attracts every tourist. There statues date back to 10-11 century A.D;
Considered as the crown in the wildlife heritage of Madhya Pradesh, Bandhavgarh is known for the Royal Bengal Tigers, cheetals, leopard, gaur, sambhar, and many more fauna species. Bandhavgarh National Park is nestled in the Vindhya mountain range of Central India full of hills and ravines. Bandhavgarh National Park was the former hunting preserve of the Maharaja of Rewa and at present is a famous natural hub for White Tigers. White Tigers, now a major attraction around.
Infinity Bandhavgarh Wilderness – Bandhavgarh
Tiger Lagoon Resort – Bandhavgarh
Syna Tiger Resort - Bandhavgarh
Bandhavgarh elephant Camp
Indian Tiger (Bandhavgarh Reserve, M.P.)
The Bandhavgarh National Park is surrounded by the Vindhya mountains in Madhya Pradesh. The nearest town is Jabalpur 197 km away. The highest density of tiger population in the country resides in this park. This was once the home of white tigers – a rare species, now extinct. The Maharaja of Rewa captured a white tiger in 1951 which is now stuffed and displayed in his palace. The famous female tiger Sita made it to the cover of National Geographic and is the most photographed tiger in the world!