Bandhavgarh National Park, the most popular national parks in India is located in the Vindhya Hills of the Umaria district in Madhya Pradesh. Declared as a national park in 1968 the Bandhavgarh National Park is spread across the area of 105 km². The name Bandhavgarh has been derived from the most prominent hillock of the area of Umaria. The area of Bandhavgarh is being flourished with a large biodiversity, the place which is also being famed to grip highest density of tiger population in India. Similarly, the park also beholds the largest breeding population of leopards and various species of deer. Over the years, the park has shown a great number of increases in the count of the tiger species and this is the reason why tiger tours is so famed to attract large amount of tourists at its vicinity. Bandhavgarh National Park consists of mixed vegetations ranging from tall grasslands to thick Sal forest and so is the perfect habitat of variety of animals and birds. Due to varied topography, the Bandhavgarh national park provides ample opportunity to spot the majestic Indian tiger and some rarely seen animals like leopard and sloth bear. Due to high wildlife sighting it is becoming popular amongst tourists visiting India.
Around 255 kms away from the Bandhavgarh National Park, there lies the most captivating national reserve in Madhya Pradesh which is famously being called as Kanha National Park. This park is specially known for the presence of Swamp Deer, the Barasingha which can only be found at Kanha. This is the reason why this creature has been called as the “jewel of Kanha”.Located in the Maikal range of Satpuras in Madhya Pradesh, the Kanha brings the most spectacular central highlands of India. The Kanha National Park is also being popularized as the tiger reserve and most of the tourists make their visit to this place especially for the tiger tours. Declared as a forest reserve in 1879. The Kanha National Park is best known for the large varieties of wild creatures including Baraingha and the Indian Tiger along with the spectacular lush green surroundings for the ultimate sight-seeing moments.