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  • All You Need To Know About Bandipur National Park

    By: Admin | In: Tourist Attractions | Last Updated: 2017-06-07

    All You Need To Know About Bandipur National Park

    A number of animals are on the verge of extinction. The government has taken several initiatives to provide natural shelter to these animals and safeguard them from any further threat. One such initiative taken by the Maharajas of Mysore is Bandipur National Park. Although earlier known as Venugopala Wildlife Park, it attained the status of a national park and tiger reserve in the year 1973.

    Spread across an area of 874 square kilometers in the southern state of Karnataka, Bandipur is a home to several endangered species like tigers, Indian elephants, gaurs, sloth bears and many more. The major area of the park is covered with dry deciduous forests that give it the most rustic natural look. Read on to know more about Bandipur national park.

  • Flora In Bandipur

    Bandipur National Park is one of the popular place in India

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    A walk through the Bandipur National park and one can easily experience the true essence of nature. The dry deciduous forest that covers the majority of this region provides shade to all the travelers. One can spot a variety of trees like rosewood, teak, Indian-laurel, giant clumping bamboo, Indian kino tree and sandalwood etc. Indian gooseberry, kadam tree, golden shower tree, axlewood, black myrobalan and indigoberry etc., are some of the fruit and flowering trees found in Bandipur.

  • Best Time To Visit Bandipur

    Planning to take a trip to Bandipur but confused about when to visit here. Excluding the monsoon time, the months of October to May are the best time to make your visit to Bandipur. If you have a desire to view the animals strolling through this park then March to May would be ideal for you. For those who want to enjoy the beauty of nature that this national park boasts of, then months after monsoon, i.e., November to February are recommended.

  • How To Reach Bandipur

    Bandipur National Park is most visited place in Karnataka

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    Bandipur is easily accessible by all the means; be it road, rail or air. If you are travelling by air, then the nearest airport is Bangalore, after which you can either take a private cab or can take any of the local transportation to reach this national park. The nearest railway station for those travelling by the train is Mysore. It has a seamless connectivity via the road where a number of state transportation services are easily available.

  • Ticket And Timings

    The ticket price for Bandipur is Rs. 300 per head for Indians and Rs. 1,100 per head for foreigners. You also get to enjoy jungle safari that is included in this ticket price. The duration of this safari is 45 minutes. The timing for the first trip is from 6:00 am to 9:00am and for the second trip is 4:00pm to 6:00pm. If you are planning to take a camcorder with you then there would be an extra charge of Rs. 200.

  • Having discussed everything about Bandipur National Park, it is time that you pack your bags and visit this park to enjoy natures beauty and wildlife to the fullest. Dont forget to take your camera along to capture the rich flora and fauna of this place.

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