Q. When should I visit?

OCTOBER - NOVEMBER (12C - 28C / 54F - 82F):

Bandhavgarh at its most green, lush and dense. Flowing waterways and large deer herds in the meadows. Warm daytime temperatures with cool mornings and evenings. Wear layers, including a sweater/ fleece and a hat.

DECEMBER - JANUARY (-1C - 24C /30F - 75F):

Enchanting morning mists and occasional frost.
Gorgeously crisp evening light. Day-long wildlife activity.
Very chilly mornings/ nights. Pleasant daytime temps.
Wear many layers including a hat, scarf, gloves, thermals and a warm jacket.

FEBRUARY - MARCH (12C - 34C / 54F - 93F)

Bandhavgarh in blossom and changing colours.
Cool mornings, with afternoons becoming increasingly warm.
Wear layers, including a sweater/ fleece, a hat for the morning and a cap for the afternoon.

APRIL - MAY (18C - 43C / 64F - 109F)

Dry, hot forest provides easier sightings, especially during early morning and last light.
Hot days. Evenings/ mornings are usually cool and fresh. Mid-May is very hot, often with a heatwave.
Wear a light sweater, cap and a cotton scarf to dampen around your neck.

JUNE (24C - 38C / 75F - 100F)

Pre-monsoon showers refresh the forest, bringing early blooms. Sightings at their best!
Hot days. Cooler mornings and evenings. Can be humid.
Wear cool cottons and a cap.

What essentials should I pack?

  • Binoculars
  • Sunscreen and lipsalve
  • A light waterproof jacket or kagool
  • Forest-coloured clothing
  • Earplugs

Which tropical illnesses do I need to watch out for? Malaria is prevalent in the area. We provide a local repellent and burn citronella oil to deter mosquitos. Anti-malarial medication is recommended but a personal choice.
Dengue fever, Japanese Encephalitis are NOT found in Bandhavgarh. Rabies is uncommon.

Which currency is accepted?

We accept Indian Rupees, UK Sterling, US$ and Euro's.
Please note that we accept VISA/Master debit/ credit cards.