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Bandipur Trek

Sat, 12 May 2018 6:00AM - Sun, 13 May 2018 9:30PM
Rs 3500
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  • Kerala's Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Tiger and Asian Elephants
  • Variety of floras such as Black Myrobalan Flame of the Forest Indigoberry etc.
Outdoors / Open Air
Transportation Avaliable : Yes
Tour Duration : 2 days, 1 nights
Venue Type : Resort
Stay Type : Room Sharing
Activity : Trekking



Bandipur National Park is located in the Gundlupet taluq of Chamarajanagar district in Karnataka. The park is nestled in the midst of the magnificent Western Ghats and covers a sprawling area of about 874.2 sq km. The park was created as a private forest reserve by the Maharaja of Mysore Kingdom for his dynasty in 1931. The Maharaja christened the reserve as Venugopala Wildlife Park. In 1973, under the Project Tiger plan, 800 km2 more was added to the park to create a single tiger reserve known as the Bandipur Tiger Reserve. In 1974 the reserve was upgraded as a national park.

Today, the park along with Kerala's Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary, Tamil Nadu's Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary and Nagarhole National Park in the north, forms a single huge biosphere reserve, known as the 'Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve'. This reserve is believed to be the country's largest reserve.

The reserve is quite prominent for its Tiger and Asian elephant population. Other animals sighted are gaurs, porcupines, sloth bears, Indian rock pythons, black-knapped hare, four-horned antelope, chital, sambhar, panther, etc.Birds such as red-headed vulture, honey buzzard, Indian roller, changeable hawk-eagle, crested serpent eagle, etc can be frequently sighted here. Peafowls are quite prominent birds of the region.

It has a variety of floras such as Black Myrobalan, Flame of the Forest, Indigoberry, Golden Shower Tree, Teak, Giant clumping bamboo, Sandalwood, etc

Pick Up Points:

  • Marathahalli (06:00 AM) - Near Kalamandir
  • Silk Board (06:30 AM) - Bus Stop, Opposite To Pizza Hut
  • BTM (06:45 AM) Udupi - Garden Bus Stop, Opposite To A2B
  • Banashankari (07:00 AM) - Bus Stop
  • RR Nagar (07:30 AM) - Gopalan Arcade, Mysore Road
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Day 1

  • 06:00 AM Pick up starts from Marathahalli
  • 06:30 AM Leave from Bangalore
  • 08:30 AM Reach Ramangara and have breakfast
  • 02:00 PM Reach Bandipur resort and Have lunch(Buffet lunch, later go for the facilities available at the resort like Swimming pool and Outdoor activities)
  • 05:00 PM Go for Wildlife Safari(1.5 hours Govt Safari)
  • 07:00 PM Back to resort and have Tea/Snacks
  • 08:30 PM Have Dinner and accommodation in (rooms)

Day 2

  • 05:00 AM Proceed for 2kms trek
  • 07:30 AM Back to resort & freshen up
  • 08:30 AM Have Breakfast
  • 09:30 PM Head back to Bangalore

Inclusions & Exclusions

Inclusions & Exclusions


  • Transportation (from/to Bangalore)
  • Trek
  • Wildlife Safari
  • Breakfast on Day 1 & Day 2
  • Lunch on Day 1
  • Dinner on Day 1
  • Accommodation(Rooms)


  • Snacks
  • Water Bottle
  • Anything not mentioned in Inclusions

Things to carry

Things to carry
  • Torch per person with extra batteries
  • Sports shoes or trekking shoes or comfortable shoes with good grip
  • Backpack
  • Water bottles
  • Dry fruits, energy bar, chocolates, energy drink, Snacks etc.
  • Personal medication
  • Toiletries (Tissue paper, Toilet paper, etc.)
  • Sweater/ Warm jackets for the night
  • Rain coat/Poncho in moonsoons
  • Moov spray, dettol solution or salt to avoid leeches.
  • Track pants and cotton T-shirt
  • Extra pair of clothes
  • Sunscreen/cap
  • Camera (optional)

Destination Info

Destination Info
A quaint village preserving the Newari culture, Bandipur is one of the beautiful tourist spots, perfect for a weekend getaway . The sight of 18th Century architecture that has occupied the town is such a delight to be welcomed to. Bandipur Tiger Reserve is one of the main attractions. Image Credits:  flickr- Sarath Kuchi The Bandipur National Park is the highlight and is situated at the confluence of Western and Eastern Ghats, serving as a central link in the seasonal migration of Elephants from Mudumalai Sanctuary and Satyamangalam forest division in ... Read More

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Map & Directions
Bandipur ( Outside bangalore )
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