About Bandipur (Karnataka)
Summers are on, and schools
have closed down, your kids are asking you for
fun and adventure or your friends are looking
out for some wild fun. It’s time to visit
Bandipur in Karnataka. Just 60 kms from Mysore
in Karnataka, Bandipur is famous for its wildlife
and natural reserves. It has its own national
park which boasts
of hosting some thousands of species of flora
and fauna, especially the Tigers. An indigenous
tiger reserve is waiting for you to witness the
rare species. So pack your bags and head towards
the Southern safari.
What to See &
Do in Bandipur :
• Bandipur is India’s
most protected area for animals and it has its
own tiger reserve. To enjoy the aura, just come
over the place. Bandipur National Park is one
of the largest and stretches over some 800 plus
kilometers. It adjoins 3 other national parks
and thus becomes India’s most protected
reserve for animals. It’s a perfect location
for outdoor picnics, hangouts and expeditions.
• Elephant reserve, inside the park offers
you a wide variety of elephants from all the parts
of India to be witnessed and captured in the cameras.
Kids often come to this place and you may choose
to feed the elephants as well by offering them
some bananas and other eatables, though ensure
your safety while doing this. Although they are
kept in boundation but then it is always better
to take prevention than cure.
• In the nearby region is Madumalai Wildlife
Sanctuary as well, for all those who are seeking
a perfect holidaying with nature, It is surely
an apt place.
• Ooty, the queen of hills is not too far
from the place and is just 80 kms by the road.
One who knows how to enjoy the beauty of the nature
won’t miss the chance to visit the place.
• Again just 80 kms from Bandipur is the
city of Mysore, which offers you more than wildlife
and a lot of shopping and eating options are available.
Historical monuments like Mysore palace will surely
attract you towards them.
• With just 88 kms of distance from Bandipur,
is situated the Ranganathittu Bird sanctuary.
Bird lovers may anytime visit the place and capture
the elegance in their shutterbugs.
Bandipur is much more than
just wildlife and offers you from a range of animals
to birds, plants to forests and neighbouring hill
stations and cities as mentioned above. Coming
here is like coming to many places at one time.
Hotels on your way are in numbers. Comfortable
Swiss tents are also available if you wish to
avail them at decent prices.