Bandipur National Park

Bandipur National Park Timings, Entry fees, Tour package, Online Booking

Best Time to Visit: Oct – Feb. After winter monsoons.

Bandipur is part of the Nilgiri biosphere reserve. This Nilgiri biosphere spread across Karnataka, TamilNadu and Kerala states. It has recorded highest tiger population in the world. It is estimated that 100 – 105 tigers estimated to live in this national park. Bandipur stretches over an area of 874 Sq. Km. It is estimated that 40,000 Spotted Deers live in this park. This national park is inhabited by Tigers, Leopards, Elephants, Spotted Deer, Sambar, Gaur, Mangoes, Jackals, Wild dogs, Sloth bear, Peacocks etc

It is estimated that 2 Lakh visitors visit Bandipur each year. This area used to be the private hunting area for Mysore Maharajas in 1930’s. In 1941, this area was declared as Venugopala wildlife sanctuary. In 1973, this area was declared as the Tiger Reserve forest.

Bandipur Safari Bus Timings

Safari TripStarting TimeEnding Time
Trip 16:30 am7:30 am
Trip 27:30 am8:30 am
Trip 38:30 am9:30 am
Trip 43:30 pm4:30 pm
Trip 54:30 pm5:30 pm
Trip 65:30 pm6:30 pm

Bandipur Safari Gypsy Timings

Safari TripStarting TimeEnding Time
Trip 16:30 am8:00 am
Trip 28:00 am9:30 am
Trip 33:30 pm5:00 pm
Trip 45:00 pm6:30 pm

Safari Charges

Indian  – Rs. 300/- per person
Foreigner – Rs.1100/- per person

The visitor must purchase the ticket 30 mins in advance before the trip starts.

How to reach Bandipur National Park?

By Air

  1. The nearest airport is at Mysore which 66 km away

By Train

  1. The nearest major railway station is at Mysore.

By Road

  1. This place can be reached from Mysore which is 80 km away.

Bandipur National Park Images

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  1. Hi, Would like to book gypsy safari for 3rd June 2019 for 4 adults. Let me know how to book and charges.

    • Dear Sir/Madam,
      You need to book it online for booking safari please call at 8500 898 000 .
      Thank you.