Karnataka: Bannerghatta National Park


About 21 km towards the southern side of Bangalore, the dry deciduous woodland, Bannerghatta, covering straggling 104 square km of land, has got the status of the National Park in 1974.

The atmosphere around rejuvenate the hordes of nature lovers and tourists. The lush green territory, delimited by undulating lands, is the living paradise of Shambars, Spotted Deer, Snakes, Elephants, Bison and Lions. Plenty of tourists are attracted towards the lush green manor of Bannerghatta throughout the year to witness the natural backdrop and atypical species of denizens. Deer Park, Pre Historic Animal Park, Tiger Safari, Lion Safari, Crocodile Project, Zoo and Children’s Park in the absorbing National Park draw the attention of the nature lovers.

Hundreds of birds of various known and unknown species feel safe in the green haven in their very own nests. The mesmerizing shack of innumerable ambling denizens entertains and amuses crowds every year. The River Swarnamukhi marks its way across the lush green valley of Bannerghatta. The grandeur around the gorge would definitely uplift your spirit.

Five deities bless the land of wonder from the five adjoining hallowed temples, constructed atop the peaks of the surrounding hills. Mirja and Hazamanakallu, two contiguous plummeting hills, offer a fascinating panoramic view of the spectacular National Park.

Ride on an elephant or a car for the lion safari. The voyage across 15 hectors of land is a special attraction of the National Park. This is an agreeable tour of 1 hour. Lions stroll around the car freely. It’s truly an enticing experience for all the tourists. The Bannerghatta National Park is closed on every Monday.

How to reach: Bannerghatta National Park is accessible from Bangalore City bus stand and Bangalore Shivaji Nagar bus stand regularly.

Where to stay: Nature lovers can enjoy their stay at Mayura Vanashree, Bangalore- 560083. You can also stay at Bangalore. Check our hotel booking links below for options and online booking.

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