Bandipur National Park

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 Trip Starting Time Ending Time
Trip 1 6:30 am 7:30 am
Trip 2 7:30 am 8:30 am
Trip 3 8:30 am 9:30 am
Trip 4 3:30 pm 4:30 pm
Trip 5 4:30 pm 5:30 pm
Trip 6 5:30 pm 6:30 pm


Bandipur Safari Gypsy Timings

Safari Trip Starting Time Ending Time
Trip 1 6:30 am 8:00 am
Trip 2 8:00 am 9:30 am
Trip 3 3:30 pm 5:00 pm
Trip 4 5:00 pm 6:30 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


Reference Link: Details


  1. Wanted to know when i book the safari for 12th and 13th Nov 2018

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

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