After your wildlife trip to Bandhavgarh National Park, which is adventurous and exciting, there are other places that lie in close proximity which you should check out. Just like your visit to Bandhavgarh, these are places which offer equal opportunities for sightseeing, fun and adventure. One of these is Kanha National Park, located at a distance of almost 255km and famous for housing the Barasingha. Then there is Jabalpour, famous for being one of the most ancient cities in central India. Located in Madhya Pradesh, it lies just 55km from Bandhavgarh and is famous for its marble rocks and Dhuandhar Waterfall. Travel about 280km from Bandhavgarh though, and you will reach one of the most beautiful UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India, Khajuraho Group of Temples. Never before, or after, was sensualism depicted in such an artistic way. Here, you can admire the exotic sculptures and explore the Hindu and Jain temples. Some more wildlife sightseeing awaits you at Panna National Park, located about 196km away from Bandhavgarh National Park. You will come across one of the highest waterfalls in India, as well as be able to spot the gharial, found exclusively in the Indian subcontinent. Enjoy spotting some more wildlife at one of the most famous wildlife sanctuaries in Madhya Pradesh, Pench National Park.
Kanha National Park is one of the most famous parks in Madhya Pradesh and is spread over an area of 940 sq. km. It was the site of the famous National Geographic documentary, “Land of the Tiger”. It is also reputed for saving Barasingha from extinction. Apart from tiger, it’s famous for being home to spots which are of mythological & historical significance. Read more
Jabalpur is one of those cities that are blessed generously by nature, and are dotted with enough historical sites to arouse anybody’s curiosity. This is where River Narmada makes a daring leap to form the Dhuandhar Waterfalls and huge rocks balance themselves precariously. There is the beautiful Dumna Nature Park, one of the biggest in India, and stylish marble rocks straddling the River Narmada in Bhedaghat, Jabalpur. Read more
The Khajuraho Group of Temples are a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and one of the most visited tourist places in Madhya Pradesh. These splendid masterpieces that so elegantly display sensuality were built by the rulers of the Chandela dynasty between 950 AD and 1050 AD. The depiction of women in the sculptures is also celebrated by historians and laymen. There are a group of Hindu and Jain temples which can be explored. Read more
There are many reasons to visit Panna National Park, one of which is the Royal Bengal Tiger. Its landscape, which harbours a rich variety of flora and fauna, is dotted with numerous waterfalls as well as places of cultural and mythological importance. It is also famous for being home to the gharial which can be spotted at the Ken Gharial Sanctuary. Read more
Tread carefully, for this is Sher Khan’s territory. Pench National Park is where Rudyard Kipling based his famous adventure in The Jungle Book. Part of Project Tiger since 1992, it is home to more than 285 migratory and resident birds. The park is home to four species of endangered vultures, while leopards are present in large numbers. The park also houses four species of endangered vultures, from white-rumped to king vulture. Read more