Bandipur wildlife getaway
View from Car on Mysore - Ooty Road - Photo Courtesy - Rajesh Sheth
Bandipur, located at 220 kms from Bangalore is known for its Tiger population and is a popular wildlife getaway ex-Mysore (86 kms).
Bandipur population besides tiger comprise elephant, gaur, wild boar, sambhar, spotted deer and wild dogs. Birds such as Peafowl, Grey Jungle Fowl, Partridge, Quail, Paradise Fly-Catcher, Hornbill, Woodpecker, Thrush, Crested Hawk Eagle, Serpent Eagle, Drongo, Cuckoo, Oriole, Minivet, Wagtail, Myna, Blue Jay, Kingfisher etc. are spotted.
Bandipur is the best option for tiger sighting in South India.
Typical Stay Duration – 1 or 2 nights Season: Oct- May