Bandhavgarh National Park
Bandhavgarh National Park in the Umaria district of Madhya Pradesh is has spellbinding location between the Vindhayas and Satpura mountain ranges. Covering an area of approximately 437 sq. kilometer, this wetland plateau is the terrain of the beautiful and timid animals to the most ferocious of tigers. Once been the personal hunting ground of Maharaja of Rewa, this wildlife region is remembered for the majestic white Tiger, who was named as Mohan. This tiger, now stuffed to be displayed on the wall of the palace of Rewa King. The credit of initiating the breed of the captive white tiger goes to this very tiger. Known to be having the highest concentration of tigers in the country, this forest was declared as a national park in the year 1968 and then on strenuous efforts have been taken by the government to preserve it.
Bandhavgarh National Park is one of the best place to see the royal Bengal tiger in their natural habitat.
Nearest airport is at Khajuraho, which is a seven to eight hour journey. Umaria after Katani railway station is the nearest railway station. Umaria which is a 30 min drive from the park, provides bus services as well.