Best Time To Visit Bandipur National Park

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What is the best time to visit Bandipur National Park?

A haven for an infiinite variety of flora and fauna, Bandipur National Park is best visited during the winter season between October - March. The national park is enveloped in lush greenery where animals and birds add up to it's enchanting beauty. Bandipur can also be visited during the monsoon season between July and September where the park looks mesmerising. The rain enhances the beauty of the national park by making the whole place seem even more greener. Summers are comparatively warmer especially during the day when the sun shines brightly. However, it's the best time to spot animals and a plethora of colourful birds. 

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Monthly Weather in Bandipur National Park

Month High/Low (°C) Rain
January 29°/ 15° 5 days
February 30°/ 15° 0 days
March 31°/ 18° 12 days
April 32°/ 19° 12 days
May 31°/ 20° 28 days
June 28°/ 20° 17 days
July 26°/ 19° 17 days
August 24°/ 19° 22 days
September 26°/ 19° 27 days
October 26°/ 18° 31 days
November 26°/ 17° 15 days
December 26°/ 16° 7 days

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Bandipur National Park in Summer (March - June)

Summer season in Bandipur National Park begins from March and continues till June. The temperature during this period varies between 32°C to 38°C. The weather is warm during the day and gets unbearable in the afternoons. However, you wouldn't be dissapointed if you ever step out, as you can spot many animals and birds. A variety of animals can be seen lazing around the national park, mostly near water bodies and birds perched in the shade of dense green trees. If you are planning to visit Bandipur National Park in the summer season, plan your trip between March and May. Also, make sure that you plan to explore the national park by indulging in a safari ride either early on the morning of on the evening. This will make your expectations enjoyable and protect you from the heat and humidity. You can spend your afternoons lazing around and relaxing. This would refresh you and make you feel rejuvenated.
Bandipur National Park
Bandipur National Park

Bandipur National Park in Monsoon (July - September)

Monsoon season is also a great time to take a trip to Bandipur National Park. The season begins from the month of July and continues till September with the temperature varying between 22°C to 28°C. The weather during this time period is pleasant with a tad bit of humidity in the air making the sky look extremely beautiful and magical. You might not be able to spot a large number of animals and birds during the rain, but the scenic beauty of this place will let you be close to nature and make you feel rejuvenated.
Safari in Bandipur
Safari in Bandipur

The aura of this place during monsoon is charged with love and romance. It becomes a great place for honeymooners looking to rekindle their romance with their beloved. The cool weather is perfect to relax, cuddle and spend quality time with your loved one. The scenic beauty of the place makes it even more stunning. Make sure to carry umbrellas and raincoats and also proper shoes to walk on the muddy surface. Bandipur National Park during monsoon becomes an ideal retreat to get away from the hustle bustle of the city.

Bandipur National Park in Winter (October - March)

Winters in Bandipur from October to March, remains misty and full of dew as the temperature fluctuates between 15 to 18 degrees Celsius. The weather is extremely pleasing and charming as the whole place looks magical covered in mist. The entire place is full of lush greenery because of the preceding monsoon season with a breezy weather making it easier to explore and enjoy the national park to the fullest. You can take a lazy stroll to spot variety of animals and migratory birds. A safari ride in the national park will also be a joyful experience if you wish to explore it in cold weather. Do not forget your camera to capture each and every moment, also make sure to pack warm clothes because the weather is chilly in the early hours of the day and late at night. 
Foggy Morning
Foggy Morning

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