Top Things to do in Bandipur National Park

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1. Gopalaswamy Hills

Gopalaswamy Hills
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places to visit in Bandipur National Park

Himavad Gopalaswamy Betta, is a hill, hence the name betta in Kannada, which located in the Chamarajanagar district of the state of Karnataka, at a height of 1450 metres. The hill is an extensively wooded forest, and is also the highest peak in the Bandipur National Park. Lying in the core area of the Bandipur National Park, the hill is frequented by wild life, including mainly elephants, and is very famous for its Elephant Safari. Dense fog predominates the hill year around, the hill thus gets the prefix Himavad, again in the native language of Kannada.

2. Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve

Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve
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0 km
from city center
2 out of 2
places to visit in Bandipur National Park

The Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve is an International Biosphere Reserve in the Western Ghats and Nilgiri Hill ranges of Southern India. The Western Ghats joining the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve comes under a World Heritage Site as declared by UNESCO in 2012. It includes the Mudumalai, Mukurthi, Wayanad and Bandipur national parks.
The lovely ecosystem of the hill ranges of Nilgiris and its surrounding environments covering a tract of over 5000 square kilometers was constituted as Nilgiris Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO in September 1986 under Man and Biosphere Programme. Nilgiris Biosphere Reserve is India's first and foremost biosphere reserves with a prime location, rich in both flora and fauna.

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Can you suggest an itinerary for Bandipur national park?

Day 1- Arrive, check-in and rest. Then visit Needle View Point, Madumalai Wildlife Sanctuary and Gopalaswami Betta.
Day 2- Visit Bandipur National Park and Tiger Reserve.

How can I commute within Bandipur national park?

Private vehicles have to be parked outside the national park and various alternatives like Gypsy ride, Bus Safari, Jeep ride and Elephant Safari are available to the visitors.
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