Bandipur National Park

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Highlights

Rating
Rated 4.4 / 5 - based on 100 reviews
Attractions : Forest, Wildlife, Safari
Season : January to December
Weather : Summer (20 to 29°C), Winter (18 to 22°C)

Details

Bandipur National Park is a tiger reserve founded in the year 1974. Geographically, it is located in Gundlupet taluk of Chamarajanagar distrct and spans an area of 874 sq miles. Bandipur National Park is home to various endangered species of Flora, Fauna and mammals. This park is located in the popular Mysore - Ooty route which experiences heavy traffic.

Bandipur National Park tourist attractions

Flora, Fauna and Mammals

Various kinds of timber trees like rosewood, sandalwood, Indian Kino tree, etc can be found here. Endangered species like tiger, Indian elephants, sloth bears, four horned antelopes, jackals are some of the animals found.

Jungle Safari

Safari is another popular tourist attractions here. Safari timings are between 6:30 am to 9:30 am in the morning and 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm in the evening.

Things to do in Bandipur National Park

  • Enjoy the drive in the forest. Animal sigthings are quite common.
  • Stay in any of the available accomodations to enjoy the beauty the forest has to offer.
  • Enjoy the Safari ride. 

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Travel Guide

How to reach Bandipur National Park

Nearest Bus Station

Mysore is the nearest bus station.

Nearest Railway Station

Mysore Railway Station is the nearest railway station to Bandipur National Park which is 55 km away.

Nearest Airport

Nearest airport is Mysore airport which is 70 km away from Bandipur.

How to reach Bandipur National Park from Bangalore

Bus

There are no direct buses from Bengaluru to Bandipur. There are buses from Bengaluru to Mysore. From Mysore, there are many local buses or taxis which can be hired to reach Bandipur.

Train

There are no direct trains from Bengaluru to Bandipur. However, trains are available from Bangalore to Mysore from where Bandipur is easily accessible.

Car / Taxi

Bangalore to Bandipur distance is 222 km via National Highway 275 and is approximately a 4 hour journey. From Bangalore, connect to Mysore road. Follow this road along National Highway 275 for approximately 200 odd km. Take National Highway 212 to National Highway 67 to reach Bandipur National Park. This route goes through Ramnagara, Mandya, Mysore, Nanjangud, Begur and Gudlupete to reach Bandipur.

How to reach Bandipur National Park from Mysore

Bus

There are local buses which travel to Bandipur from Mysore.

Car / Taxi

Mysore to Bandipur National Park distance is 98 km via State Highway 86, National Highway 212 and National Highway 67. It is approximately a 2 hours drive from Mysore city. This route goes through Sargur, Begur, Gundlupete to reach Bandipur National Park.

Maps

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