Bandhavgarh is a national park with a long history. It used to be Game park for Maharaja of Rewa. Situated in the Vindhya hills of Madhya Pradesh with an area of 168 sq miles (437 sq kms) it contains a wide variety of habitats & high density of wild animals, including a large number of Tigers & Leopards.
There are 32 hills in the park. These hills contain The Fort Bandhavgad after which this Tiger Reserve is named.Over half the area of Reserve is covered by Sal forest. On the upper slopes it is replaced by mixed forest of Sal, Sai, Dhobin & Saja. Such is the experience in Bandhavgarh National Park, one of the few remaning heavens for the Indian wildlife is – the Royal Bengal Tiger.
The most effective way to search for Tigers is on elephants back. The Mohouts are kept well informed of the whereabouts of the nearest tigers. Jeep safari is the best option for a jungle trail.
Bandhavgarh National Park has a wide range of wildlife (35 species of mammals) other than Tiger, which includes Chinkara, Nilgay, Chousinga, Jackal, Fox, Sambhar, Chital, Leopards, Jungle Cats, Hyenas, Porcupines, Ratels. Bandhavgarh Natopnal Park has large number of bird diversity (274 species of birds) which also includes Migratory Birds in winter, Birds of Prey.
Day 1: (17th April’12) Departure for Katni at 2055 by Patna Exp.
Day 2: (18th April) Arrival at katni, 1455, transfer to resort , evening walking trail around resort
Day 3: (19st April) Morning & Evening Safari.
Day 4: (20nd April) Morning & Evening Safari.
Day 5: (21rd April) Early morning Depart for Katni, Board train from katni at 0930
Day 6: (22th April) Reach Pune at 0530
FEES: – Rs 14,900/- (Iinclusive of service tax) EX. PUNE
WHATS INCLUDED IN FEES :-
> Pune – Katni – Pune Train journey by AC 3 tier class
> Vehicle From Katni to resort & back
> Boarding [Breakfast, Lunch, Snacks, Dinner] veg only.
> Lodging in a resort on 3 people sharing basis (if anybody wants to have a twin sharing room then it could be provided at additional cost of Rs 2000 per person)
> 4 Jungle safaris
> Park entry charges, Forest Guide charges etc.
> First aid
Whats NOT included in Fees :-
> Food during Railway Journey.
> Video Camera charges (Approx 500/day for Video Camera)
> Cold Drinks, Mineral Water, fast food eatables like Chips etc.
> Personal shopping, tips etc.
> Anything not mentioned in included list considered not to be included.
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Other Contact Numbers:
Pinakin Karve +91 9822 444 963
Shridhar Joshi +91 9822 013 152
106, Saket Apartments.,
Near Vitthal Mandir
Pune, Maharashtra, India