Jabalpur, one of the ancient cities in the central part of India in Madhya Pradesh, located on the holy shores of the river Narmada on the tributary plains the Hiran, Gour, Ken and Sone rivers. Just 55 km away from Bandhavgarh, the city of Jabalpur was once the capital of the erstwhile medieval Gond rulers. The Bandhavgarh National Park is just 197 km away from Jabalpur. Being famed as the historical city, Jabalpur is also widely known for the marble rocks. Perfectly notified as an administrative and educational center, Jabalpur is the common gateway to the important wildlife sanctuaries including the Bandhavgarh National Park and is the largest cities in Madhya Pradesh.
Located in the north of the Narmada River in a rocky basin surrounded by low hills and dotted with lakes, Jabalpur goes back to ancient times when it was known as Tripuri and was governed by Huyahaya rulers.
Although the weather is temperate for excursion but the summers are extremely hot bringing up the temperatures 22 to 40° C during the months of April to June; and mild during winters in the months of November-February with temperature between 10 to 27° C. The region experiences good rainfall during monsoons. The climate can be classified as sub tropical and humid. This is the reason visitors prefer to visit Jabalpur during the winters since the maximum temperature the city faces during summers are 47°C. Besides this, the best time to make a visit to Jabalpur is between September to March.
While making a visit to this place the visitors can get to see the fascinating marble rocks, including the balancing rocks and the famous waterfall called the Dhuandhar which is just 25 km away from Jabalpur. The waterfall is called so since the water droplets at the fall go above in concentrated mass and create illusion of vapors.