Once a private hunting ground for the Maharaja of Mysore
and now a haven for innumerable endangered species and a delight for animal-lovers, the Bandipur
National Park is located in the Chamarajanagar district of Karnataka
. Established in 1974 under Project Tiger
, the park spans across an estimated area of 874 square km and has a good-spread of dry deciduous trees, moist deciduous trees and shrub-lands. It houses a rich assortment of teak, rosewood, sandalwood, Indian Kino trees along with several flowering and fruiting varieties. Home to a large number of vulnerable species of mammals, birds, reptiles, butterflies, ant and dung beetles, Bandipur provides a near-home environment for its habitats who lead a life at their wildest best. Accommodations in Bandipur
provide ample scope for tourists to be in close proximity to nature, wildlife, adventure and excitement.
Names of the
besthotels in Bandipur
are furnished below:
- Kick-start your day with the excitement of an upcoming, thrilling day-out in the jungles alongside enjoying the comforts and leisures of Dholes Den, The Windflower Resorts& Spa, The Country Club Wildlife Resort, The Serai and Bandipur Safari Lodge. These are wonderful accommodation options for back-packers, vacationers and laid-back travellers. Their well-appointed rooms, contemporary fittings, elegant furnishings, picturesque landscape view and inimitable services render these properties immensely popular among tourists. People love to relax in the calm and serene ambience of these hotels. They have easy accessibility to the airport and railway station as well.
Along with the adjoining Nagarhole
National Park, Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary and Mudumalai National Park, the Bandipur National Park
forms the Nigiri Biosphere Reserve. The best way to explore the wild is on a safari. Adventure-seekers could trek, mountaineer and camp in the wild to get a thrill of fear and excitement run down their spine. The park can be visited all-the-year-round. One can easily reach Bandipur from the Kempegowda International Airport (~215km), Mysore
Railway Station (~80km) or avail KSRTC buses that connect Bandipur to neighbouring cities.