Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Bandhavgarh National Park the Perfect Getaway to Relax Oneself

Bandhavgarh Park Travel is hobby for some and sometimes it’s necessary as well to get relaxed form the hustle and bustle of city life. There are many ways to get relaxed, however making tour in the lap of nature is the easiest way.
When browsing for your travel plan, why don’t consider on the Bandhavgah tour. Bandhavgarh is a national park situated in the Umaria district of Madhya Pradesh and was established in the year of 1968 with core area of 105 sq kms. The buffer and core area together covers an area of 437 sq kms.
Now the places of Interest, where tourist loves to visit:
Bandhavgarh Fort front snap
  • Bandhavgarh Fort:-It is said to be the oldest fort of India. It is around 2500 years old and located on the height of 811 meters from the sea level. However there is no any clear indication or evidence which shows that when the fort was built. In  two ancient books Narad-Panch Ratra" and the "Shiva Purana" one can find a bit of reference about the fort which tells that the fort was built by the Gond Empire.

  • Bandhavgarh Hill:-Bandhavgarh Hill PictureOne can find about the hill in the one of the most holy epic of Hinduism, Ramayana. The hill was gifted by lord Ram to his younger brother Laxman to keep eye on Lanka.
  • Baghel Museum:- The museum preserve the personal belonging of the emperors of Rawa. Tourist can view some of the ancient weapons used by the Rawa emperors and military weapons in the premises.    
  • Chakradhara:- Its is yet another place which is famous for tiger tracing. The area is surrounded by the dense hilly regions. The area also have very rich density of wild animals.   
  • Sita Mandap:- It is the same place where Sita and Ram weeding was held that so why it name is Sita Mandap.
  • The other places that also worthy visiting are:
    • Bhamera Dam
    • Gharpuri Dam
    • Bandhavgarh Ancient Caves
    • Shesh Shaiya
    • Sidhbaba
    • Climbers Point
    • Three Cave Point
    • Rajbahera
    • Mahaman Pond
    • Ketkiha
    • Bhitari Bah
    • Andheri Jhiria
    • Ghorademaon
    • The Photographer's Point
    • Charger's Place
    • Tala Village

    Friday, April 5, 2013

    Explore Wildlife Of Bandhavgarh National Park

    After a long period of time I am introducing yet another national park of India. Topic this time is Bandhavgarh National Park. The Park is set in Central India in Umaria district of Madhya Pradesh. The national park is smaller than Jim Corbett National Park of Uttrakhand and Ranthambore National Park of Rajasthan but it has somewhat more pleasure than both of these national parks. If we talk about the sightseeing during the tour one will have also good numbers of options like Bandhavgarh Fort, Baghel Museum, Tala Villag, Mahaman Pond, Ketkiha, Climber’s Point, Climber’s Point, Three Cave Point, Kalchuri Archaeological Museum (Housing Many Historical Items) etc.

    The name of the national park Bandhavgarh” is driven form the most popular hummock of the area. Actually it is said that Lord “Ram” gave hillock to his younger brother Lakshmana to keep his eyes on Lanka. (An incident of Hindu epic “Ramayana”). That so why the hummock given name of Bandhav+Garh(Bandhavgarh). Here Bandhav refers to Brother where as Garh to Fort, so the meaning of Bandhavgarh is fort of brothers.

    The national Park was established in the year of 1968 and form that time it is one among most prominent national parks of India. The park covers total area of 437 sq km. It was known as the hunting ground for the ‘Maharajas of Rewa”.

    There are three seasons found in this national park which are:

    1. Winter - October middle to February end

    2. Summer - Middle of March to June

    3. Monsoon- Middle of June to October end

    During pick summer the temperature of the national parks up by 43 degree calicoes and in rainy seasons around 1173 mmrainfall recorded.

    Now some Important Points to know before planning to Bandhavgarh Tour:

    Best Time To Visit: February - June (The national park remain closed form 1 July to 31 October every year).

    Safari Timing: From 6:00 AM to 9:00 AM in morning and form 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM in evening.


    By Air: Nearest Airport is Khajuraho, which is around 273 kms away from the park.

    By Railways: Nearest Railway Station is Umaria, which is just 35 Kms away. However people catch train for Jabalpur, Katni, Satna also which are 164kms, 102kms and 120kms away respectively.