The Bannerghatta National Park is located 22 kms away from the city of Bengaluru and is a home to substantial variety of flora and fauna. The park was founded in the year 1970 and was soon declared a national park in 1974. The Bannerghatta National Park is spread over an enormous area of 104.27 sq. km. The national park is surrounded by dense forest as well as the scrub land and it also consists of a state-run zoo, where you will be able to enjoy the assured sighting of wild animals including tiger, lion, bison, leopard and wild boar. The Bannerghatta National Park is also considered to be an important corridor for elephants migrating between the eastern and western ghats.
Bannerghatta National Park has various establishments within its boundaries which includes India’s first butterfly park as well. You can also find the Ten Reserve Forests of Bangalore Forest Division’s Anekal Range, a zoo, Children’s Park, an aquarium, Snake Park, Crocodile Farm, a pre-historic Animals’ Park as well as a museum in the national park.
Jungle safari is the most voguish activity to pursue at the Bannerghatta National Park as it gives you an opportunity to get up and close and personal with the wild animals in their natural habitat. We highly recommend you to go for it as it provides the real taste of marvelous wildlife here.
If you are a wildlife lover and photography enthusiast like us, then Bannerghatta National Park is a tailor-made destination for you. You can enjoy the sightings of assorted wildlife in the national park including the sights of elephants, leopards, sloth bear, spotted dear, Asiatic lion, Royal Bengal Tiger, white tiger, jackal, fox, wild boar, India gazelle, porcupine, monitor lizard and cobras.
Bannerghatta National Park is also a home to the sandalwood, bamboo, tamarind, neem, eucalyptus and many miscellaneous trees. So if you are more into botany and love inspecting the vegetation at the forests,
May it be the zoo here or the aquarium, Bannerghatta National Park is bound to give you an experience of a lifetime if you are someone who adore the wildlife and prefer spending the time in wild amidst the nature.
Bannerghatta National Park is blessed with the nature and gives a great learning experience to the visitors. Also, what adds to the awesomeness is the beautiful climate and the cleanliness maintained here.
One can also enjoy adventurous activities like trekking and hiking at the Bannerghatta National Park so we would highly recommend you guys to go into the wild at happening Bannerghatta National Park in Bengaluru for experiencing the thrills and spills of wildlife in its most unadulterated form within the limits of the city.
- IMPORTANT NOTES
* Weather: Moderate, in the range 20-32°C throughout the year.
1. Butterfly park and boating – 9:30 AM to 5 PM.
2. Grand Safari – 10 AM to 4:30 PM (Closed on Thursdays).
* Entry Fee:-
Kids (6 – 12 years): ₹40
Senior Citizens: ₹50
* Best season to visit: September to January.
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