South India is widespread all across the globe for its astonishing, rare and diverse flora and fauna. Categorised with plush greeneries South India houses an attractive nature that comprises of around 550 species of mammals, 1220 varieties of Birds and1600 types of reptiles.
Some of the well-known wildlife sanctuaries in the southern part of India include The Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, Bandipur Wildlife Sanctuary and the Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary. The wildlife common to South India are Bison, and Antelopes etc.
Popular wild life in south India is Bandipur National Park and is considered as one of the most gorgeous and the better-managed national parks of India. It is situatedin the middle of the scenic surroundings of the gigantic Western Ghats Mountains on the Mysore-Ooty highway in Karnataka. Bandipur National Park shelters an area of around 870sq. Km which is one of the good places around Bangalore Together with Madumalai Wildlife Sanctuary in Tamil Nadu, Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary in Kerala and Nagarhole National Park in the North it makes the India’s biggest environment reserve universally known as the ‘Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve’. The Bandipur National Park occupies a special place in India’s efforts towards Eco-conservation.
The entire zone now constitutes the vast Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve, one of the India’s most wide spread territories of safe and secure forest. It has been a selected as a tiger reserve in the year 1973. Bandipur National Park lies in the Deccan plateau region, thus being completely under the shadow of the Western Ghats.
How to Reach Bandipur Wildlife Sanctuary?
Bandipur National Park is a splendid Adventure in Bangalore which situated on the freeway connecting Mysore and the hill station of Ooty. Reaching Bandipur by means of bus is very convenient. All regular and express state transport buses waging between Ooty and Mysore pass through the park fringes and the Forest Department Centre is a designated bus stop. It takes around two hours and a half more to reach Bandipur forest from Mysore and around couple of hours from Ooty. The adjacent rail junction is Mysore (around 60 km away) and the adjacent international airport is the software Hub of Bangalore which is around 200 km.
Where to Stopover in Bandipur?
The forest department preserves pretty reasonable prised lodges, rest houses and cottages.
What do you get to see in Bandipur?
Sightseeing in Bandipur National Park is all about wild animal watching, bird viewing or flattering the vast diversity of flora which exists here.Jungle safari is the fascinating weekend getaway that you ought to enjoy.