Bandipur Package from Bangalore

Bangalore - Bandipur - Bangalore

Overview

There are a number of tiger reserves in India that offer great opportunity for tiger safari in the country. One of the most famous tiger reserves in India is the Bandipur National Park located in the Ooty-Mysore highway in the state of Karnataka. Taking a tour in Bandipur National Park brings immense excitement and you can spot the royal cats in their natural habitat from a safe distance. Once the hunting ground for the kings of Mysore, the park is home to many other animals like Indian elephants, gaurs (bison), spotted deer, antelopes and various other species. During this 3-days Bandipur trip, you will experience the pure wilderness and enjoy unique adventure with the big cats of India. So get ready for a vacation in the picturesque landscape amid pure wilderness at Bandipur.

Trip Highlights
  • Smooth transfer to and from the Bandipur National Park
  • Luxury stay at forest resort Bandipur
  • Guided safaris into the National Park
  • Tour of Venugopala Swamy temple at Himavad Gopalaswamy Betta
Tour Map route map
Itinerary Details

Our Tour representative will meet you at your hotel or pick you up from the Bangalore airport or railway station for an assisted transfer to the Bandipur national Park. Enjoy a scenic drive of about 4 hours and en route you can visit Srirangapatna the former capital of Tipu Sultan. This is a 5 Km long and 2 Km wide island in the Cauvery River and is the biggest among three islands in the River. This egg-shaped island town is located 18 Km away from Mysore and has great historical, cultural and religious significance.

Later, visit Mysore one of the most famous cities in India due to its rich heritage and culture. Here you can visit the world famous Mysore Palace an architectural splendor built on a blend of Hindu, Islamic, Gothic and Rajput styles. If time permits visit the centuries-old Devaraja Market, lined with spices, silk and sandalwood shops.

Continue your journey to Bandipur and once you reach there check-in at the Forest lodge. Treat your eyes to the picturesque surroundings and spend the rest of the day on nature's lap. You can take a nature walk, wander around the surrounding places or just relax in your room viewing stunning scenery through the window.

Overnight stay at resort.

Day 2 of the Bandipur tour itinerary is reserved for wildlife safari in the National Park. For the morning safari, you will get up a bit early and your guide will pick you up in an open-hood vehicle. Travel amid the quiet and charming nature spotting its wild population as the first rays of the sun enter the forest through the tall trees.

After morning safari, back to your resort for breakfast. Then you can take a nature walk in the serenity of the forest lodge. Later take part in enjoyable house activities organized by the lodge. Post-lunch, you will embark on another jungle safari in the park. This time you will enjoy a guided tour of the park on foot. Keep your camera ready to catch the colorful birds and other exciting wildlife.

In Bandipur national Park, you will spot a wide species of fauna that include tigers, Leopard, Stripped Hyenas, Stripped Hyenas, Sambar, Gaur, Cheetal, Spender Loris, and Four-Horn Antelope, etc. The park is also home to a variety of reptiles such as Cobra, Rock Python, Marsh Crocodile, etc. Later in the evening return to the resort. Enjoy the evening by participating in the activities offered by the resort followed by a delicious dinner. Go to sleep after enjoying all activities included in your Bandipur trip plan.

Overnight stay at resort.

Start the morning by visiting the Venugopala Swamy temple at Himavad Gopalaswamy Betta. The hilltop temple at a height of 1450 meter is extensively carved from wood. Himavad Gopalaswamy Betta is the highest peak of Bandipur in the core area of the national park. Enjoy a panoramic view from the top where you can also spot elephants who often flock the area in group. After sightseeing, return to the resort and have your breakfast. Thereafter, we will transfer you back to Bangalore.

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