Tourist Attraction in Bandhavgarh National Park
- The Fort - Bandhavgarh fort is thought however to be some
2,000 years old and there are reference to it in the ancient books.
Various Ruler ruled the fort. The "Sengars" from the 5th
century and the "Kalchuries" from 10th century. in the
13th century AD, the "Baghelas" took over, ruling from
Bandhogarh until 1617. When Maharaja Vikramaditya Singh moved his
capital to Rewa.
- The Shesh Shaya :- The statue of Lord Vishnu in laying
position with umbrella of "Shesh Nag" along with "The
Shivling" and " The Brahma" are situated there. The
origin of River "Charan Ganga" is also from the foot of "Lord
Vishnu". That is of 10th centry.
- Wildlife - There are more than 22 species of mammals and 250 species of birds. Common langures (Monkey) include the Asiatic Jackal, Bangal Fox, sloth bear, ratel gray mongoose, stiped hyena, junglecat, leopard and TIGER. Frequently sight are wild bore, spotted dear, sambar, barkingdear, Nilgai, Chausingha, chinkara, Indian biason. Mammals such as dhole, the small Indian civet, palam, squriel and lesser bondicoot rat are seen occasionally.
- By Air
Nearest airport is Jabalpur, which is about 200 km away from Bandhavgarh and the taxi charge is about Rs 3500/-. Jabalpur airport is connected to Delhi and Bhopal. International tourists have to take connection flights from Delhi.
- By Bus
State owned buses connect to Bandhvagarh from other major cities in the state. Bus services are available from Umaria (32 km) and Gwalior (565 km).
- By Train
Nearest railhead is Umaria, which is about 32 km away from the heart of the city. Taxi charge is about Rs 600 for one way travel. Umaria is in the broad gauge link and connected to all major railway junctions.