Kanha & Bandhavgarh, Madhya Pradesh

When you plan for a wildlife tour in India, Kanha National Park and Bandhavgarh National Park are the most popular choices to explore India’s wildlife treasure best. These are the most sought after wildlife attractions of Madhya Pradesh known for the royal tigers tigers that can be spotted during a jungle safari. You can head for a safari through wide expanse of these national parks to enjoy closer look of wildlife species and capture unforgettable moments. You can also sight the ‘Jewel of Kanha’- the swamp deer, jackal fox, sloth bear and various other species in the Kanha wildlife sanctuary. A thrilling jungle safari at Bandhavgarh can offer you glimpses of the ferocious Indian tigers roaming freely here.

The open meadows of these national habitats during the winter months observe plenty sightings of the Indian tiger and thus is the peak season for tourists. It is thus recommended you visit here from October to March for maximum tiger spotting. Please note that both of these attractions remain closed during monsoon so plan your visit accordingly.

Kanha National Park: Located in Madhya Pradesh, it is popularized as a Tiger reserve and is one of the finest wildlife attractions of the country. Declared as a forest reserve in 1879, it became a wildlife sanctuary in the year 1933 and was later titled in 1955. It is a double tick for your next wildlife tour in India if you are a true wildlife and nature enthusiasts. Abode to lush green meadows, crystal clear streams and a countless range of wild species, it has fascinated people from all corners of the world and fascinated many travellers around the corners of the world.

Bandhavgarh National Park: A trip to Bandhavgarh National Park is an unforgettable escapade to the wildlife of India. This natural abode has a variety of wildlife spotting experiences to offer that will stay in your memories for long. The majestic glimpses of the royal tigers and the giant-sized elephants will definitely leave you intrigued. Believed to be a former hunting reserve of the Maharaja of Rewa, it is widely known as the home to white tigers that are rare to find in India. It can be proudly called the kingdom of wild tigers as it is said to house the maximum number of tigers.

The next time you plan a wildlife tour in India, don’t forget to visit the Kanha and Bandhavgarh wildlife destinations. We recommend you to discover these precious gems of Madhya Pradesh thvia jungle safaris for an unmatched experience. Please note that you need to book a safari in advance to avoid cancellations (and we can do that for you). However, an elephant safari scores brownie points here as you can spot tigers in close proximity as elephants can approach the tigers closer than a jeep or canter.

If a wildlife tour in India comprising of a jungle safari to Kanha or Bandhavgarh charmed its way to your heart, the Khajuraho Group of temples will enthrall you with its alluring splendor. Located just a few hours’ drive from Bandhavgarh, the sheer craftsmenship and architectural brilliance of these ancient temples will offer you unadulterated glimpses of India’s culture, traditions and beliefs.

How to Reach Kanha National Park
It is easily accessible from domestic airports in India. The best way to reach here is to book a flight to Jabalpur Airport followed by a cab to the Kanha National Park.

How to reach Bandhavgarh National Park
We recommend you to book a flight to the nearest airport i.e. Khajuraho Airport. Hire a cab/taxi to reach Bandhavgarh. If you wish to travel by train, board the train to Umaria Railway Station.

Best time to visit
The peak season to visit Kanha and Bandhavgarh National Park is from mid October to June end. However, the meadows are often cloaked by snow in winters. 

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