Located in Madhya Pradesh, the tiger state of India, Bandhavgarh National Park is famous among wildlife lovers the world over, for the ease of sightings of the elusive big cat. Ensconced in jagged cliffs and draped with dense foliage of the Vindhyachal forests, the National Park indulges the most cherished fantasies of visitors, who are on the lookout for their own wild side. You can get into the heart of all the action with Jeep Safaris, accompanied by seasoned guides whose instincts and intuitions appear to emanate from a sharp sixth sense, quite like the special abilities of the forest's more acclaimed natives.

Wildlife safari timing in bandhavgarh national park vary according to the season. In winters, due to the shorter duration of daylight hours, the morning entry time is later and evening exit time is earlier.

  • Park Location: 32 km SE of Umaria District, Madhya Pradesh, India
  • Altitude : 811 m
  • Area covered : 448 sq. km.
  • Core Zone: 105 sq Km
  • Buffer Zone: 448 sq Km
  • Best time to visit: October to March (winters) April - June (summers) (The park remains closed between July and September)

The Safari

Safari's take off during early mornings and afternoons, and the park offers 6 zones. Each zone has its unique charms. While a sighting of tigers may just be one blink-of-an-eye away, visitors will best enjoy their safaris, if they imbibe the grandeur of the forest's diversity with its many exotic animals, birds and flora, rather than just staying in wait for a tiger tryst. Seasoned wildlife enthusiasts prefer to take a different zone each time.

Safari Zones

Safari Timing

Winter Timings

Entry

Exit

Morning Safari

06:30 hrs

10:30 hrs

Evening Safari

15:00 hrs

17:30 hrs

Summer Timings

Entry

Exit

Morning Safari

05:30 hrs

09:30 hrs

Evening Safari

16:00 hrs

18:30 hrs