Bandipur National Park is regarded as one of the most beautiful and the better-managed national parks of India. Located amidst the picturesque surroundings of the towering Western Ghat Mountains on the Mysore-Ooty highway in Karnataka, Bandipur National Park covers an area of about 874.2 sq km. Together with Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary in Tamil Nadu, Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary in Kerala and Nagarhole National Park in the North, it creates the India's biggest biosphere reserve popularly known as the 'Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve'. The Bandipur National Park occupies a special place in India's efforts towards Eco-conservation. Bandipur also has a sizable number of Tigers. Other natural inhabitants of this lovely forest are gaur (a type of bull), sambhar, chital, mouse deer, four-horned antelope, wild dogs, wild boar, jackal, sloth bear, panther, malabar squirrel, porcupines and the black-knapped hare. Birds like jungle fowl and green pigeon are also found here.
Bonner Macaque Nilgiri Langur (adjoining areas) Dhole Smooth-coated Otter Common Palm Civet Stripe-necked Mongoose Jungle Cat Tiger Wild Boar Chital Gaur Indian Palm Squirrel Grizzled Indian Squirrel Liontail Macaque Golden Jackal Sloth Bear Indian Grey Mongoose Striped Hyaena Rusty-spotted Cat Ratel Indian Spotted Chevrotain Sambar Nilgiri Tahr (adjoining areas) Indian Porcupine Hanuman Langur Bengal Fox Eurasian Otter Small Indian Civet Ruddy Mongoose Leopard Cat Leopard Indian Elephant Indian Muntjac Four-horned Antelope Indian Pangolin Indian Hare Red Giant Flying squirrel Indian Giant Squirrel.
Safari Timings: Morning 6.00 a.m to 8.00 a.m ,Evening 3.00 p.m to 5.00 p.m for one hour Ride. Safari Charges: Indian Nationals - Rs. 300/- per person Foreign Nationals Rs.1100/- per person.
Safari timings and charges are indicative and may change any time, they may cancel in last minutes due to bad weather conditions, heavy rains, non-availability of vehicles, manpower, etc., hence request you to contact Karnataka Forest Department and plan your day. We are only providing information in our site and we are not responsible. We are General Sales Agent of Jungle Lodges & Resorts in Karnataka which operate 14 Eco friendly resort in Karnataka. We offer booking and packages of Jungle Lodges properties apart from private resort in National Parks, Wildlife Sanctuaries in Karnataka.