Bannerghatta National Park OverviewRanked 11 of 490 sightseeing in Bangalore
Bannerghatta National Park is popular among tourists, especially nature lovers. Spread over an area of 104 sq. km, the park was inaugurated in the year 1971. Situated 21 km away from the city, this national park is abode of lions, tigers and crocodiles, among other animal species.
Tourists can opt for safari trips organised in the park, during which they can see animals in their natural habitat. Apart from lions, tigers and reptiles, the park provides natural habitat for elephants, gaurs, leopards, jackals and foxes. Tourists can also see wild pigs, sloth bears, sambar, spotted deer, barking deer and hare. In addition to fauna, the park also boasts different species of flora, like zizyphus, jalari, neem, tamarind, chujjullu and sandal.
Among other attractions of National Park, the snake farms are quite popular with the visitors. This national park encompasses ten reserve forests of Anekal Range, which are under the Bangalore Forest Division.
Zoo Authority of Karnataka, University of Agricultural Sciences and the Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and Environment (ATREE) have set up Butterfly Park within the premises. Sprawling across 7.5 acres, Butterfly Park comprises butterfly conservatory, a museum and an audio-visual room. Housing 20 species of butterflies, the park is covered by a polycarbonate roof for creating tropical, humid and artificial climate.
What travellers are saying about Bannerghatta National Park
- Excellent 27
- Very Good 25
- Good 10
- Average 2
- Poor 1
- Below Average 1
- Terrible 0
- Length of visit: More than 3hrs
- Best Time: During Day
- Food available for purchase
- Bathroom facilities
- Camera/Video allowed
- Wearing of shoes/footwear allowed
Timing, fees and more
- 9:00 AM -5:00 PM
- 9:00 AM -5:00 PM
- Famous for:
- National Parks
- Not Allowed:
- Pets 78% voted as clean
Amazing Safari, Zoo and butterfly park
A day well spent
Average and one time visit
Visit to banerghatta park.
Good place, but should be better maintained
Not worth place ...
Trip to Bannerghatta National Park
Amazing national park
Visitors may enjoy the flora and fauna in this unique National Park.