India is known for its magnificent wildlife and diversified flora. there are many national parks and wildlife sanctuaries that are preserving endangered species and also inhabiting various species of flora and fauna. Bandhavgarh National Park is one of the many national parks in india. it is located in umaria district of indian state Madhya Pradesh Madhya Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh (MP) is a state in central India. Its capital is Bhopal, and the largest city is Indore. Nicknamed the "heart of India" due to its geographical location in India, Madhya Pradesh is the second largest state in the country by area. With over 75 million inhabitants, it is the sixth largest state in India by population. It borders the states of Uttar Pradesh to the north-east, Chhattisgarh to the south-east, Maharashtra to the south, Gujarat to the west, and Rajasthan to the northwest. Says Wikipedia
it is spread across an area of 446 sq kms and it's very famous for its ,scenic beauty. the core area of this park is approximately 105 sq kms, the rest of the area is buffer area. it is very widely popular for having a magnificent density of bengal tigers which is an endangered species.
The density of bengal tigers at Bandhavgarh National Park is one of highest in india. the flora and fauna of Bandhavgarh National Park is undoubtedly magnificent. apart from the major attraction that is white bengal tigers this park also inhabits animals like common langurs, gray mongoose, nilgai, spotted deer, sambhar, sloth bear, jackals, bengal fox, small indian civet, bandicoot rat, jungle cat, leopard, rhesus macque and many others. the avifauna or the birdlife of this national park is also very rich and varied. these include brown fish owl, giant leafbird, large billed crow, plum headed parakeet, rock pigeon, common kestrel, Little Brown Dove
Little Brown Dove, The laughing dove (Spilopelia senegalensis) is a small pigeon that is a resident breeder in Sub-Saharan Africa, the Middle East east to the Indian Subcontinent. This small long-tailed dove is found in dry scrub and semi-desert habitats where pairs can often be seen feeding on the ground. A rufous and black chequered necklace gives it a distinctive pattern and is also easily distinguished from other doves by its call. Other names include palm dove and Senegal dove while in India the name of the little brown dove is often used. Says Wikipedia , olive backed pipet, black stork and many more. the chirrups of these birds make the environment of this national park more beautiful. the tranquility of this place is worth noticing. the flora of this place is also very-varied. the forest type of this national park is moist peninsular low level sal forest and wet gigantic most mixed deciduous forests.
Bandhavgarh National Park is mainly divided into four zones: tala, magdhi, khitauli and panpatta. amongst them tala is very much known for its rich biodiversity and dense tiger population. the wildlife safaris to Bandhavgarh National Park are organized within these zones. people from not only india but the world come here to witness the spectacular beauty of the national park and also to see the magnificient white tiger. they serve as the major attraction for the people undertaking wildlife safaris in Bandhavgarh National Park. these wildlife safaris are usually undertaken on jeeps or canters. in Bandhavgarh National Park, elephant riding is also made available to the tourists undertaking safaris. overnight stays can also be availed by the people on wildlife safaris to make their journey more enjoyable and memorable.
The best time to visit this place is from october to june. the all four zones remain open for this season. this national park remains closed in the monsoons which is the breeding period of animals. the majestic journey to see the grandeur of this national park is truly worth a watch! the presence of abundance of national animal of india is the major attraction of this place and a driving force for all the animal lovers. traversing amidst the lush greenery and versified wildlife is adventurous yet very exciting. people get to witness these wild animals with bare eyes being so close to them. this place is a perfect place for nature lovers, wildlife enthusiast and wildlife photographers.