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Top 5 Must-visit Places in Bandipur


Bandipur, located in Karnataka, is a scenic destination known for its wildlife sanctuaries and natural beauty. The area also shows opportunities for trekking, wildlife safaris, and exploring the region has a rich cultural heritage.

 

 

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Best Tourist Places in Bandipur


Explore Bandipur's lush scenery and rich biodiversity, a must-visit vacation spot. Discover the best it offers in our detailed blog today!

 

A girl sitting on a ledge with a cottage behind her and forest cover in the background


Witness the Divine: Exploring Malai Mahadeshwara Temple


Discover the divine allure of Malai Mahadeshwara Temple, nestled against the scenic hills. Plan your spiritual getaway with a serene stay at The Serai Bandipur, where tranquillity meets luxury.

 

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Bangalore to Bandipur Road Trip


Embark on a picturesque journey from Bangalore to Bandipur National Park with our blog, offering two scenic routes and enticing pit stops. Let The Serai Bandipur elevate your road trip experience, ensuring comfort and luxury upon your arrival.

 

A girl sitting on a ledge with a cottage behind her and forest cover in the background


Jungle Stay in Bandipur


Tucked away in the picturesque Western Ghats, this biodiverse sanctuary offers a getaway and a transformative experience through a jungle stay like no other.

 

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Nature Stay Near Bangalore

 
The fantastic location of Bangalore makes quick weekend getaways convenient and easy. A plethora of nature resorts near Bangalore offer relaxing stays in the lap of nature.



 

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5 National Parks in Karnataka


Explore Karnataka at its best with lush green trees making it a perfect habitat for birds and animals. There are numerous national parks and wildlife sanctuaries in Karnataka, namely - Bandipur National Park, Nagarahole Tiger Reserve, Bannerghatta National Park and more.

 

Spotted deer grazing in a dry jungle


Best Time to Visit Bandipur


With lush forests, diverse flora and fauna and a sense of tranquillity found right in the lap of nature, Bandipur is a year-round destination, but when is the best time to visit this haven of biodiversity?

 

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Bandipur Itinerary for 2 Days


Embark on a captivating 2-day journey into the heart of Bandipur's wilderness. Discover thrilling safaris, tranquil retreats and exhilarating activities that promise an unforgettable escape.

 

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Bandipur vs Mudumalai


Choosing between Bandipur and Mudumalai is no easy task for wildlife enthusiasts. Both national parks offer distinct experiences. Read on to know more.

 

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Bandipur to Wayanad


Nestled in the southern part of India, the lush green landscapes of Bandipur and Wayanad beckon travellers with their raw natural beauty and abundant wildlife.

 

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Safari in Bandipur


A safari is one of the best ways to witness animals in their natural habitat. What makes a safari in Bandipur National Park unique is the park's commitment to eco-tourism and sustainable practices, moreover they offer different types of safaris to suit the preferences of all kinds of tourists.

 

Sparrow sitting on a shrub with flowers


Bandipur in Summer 


As the summer season approaches, it's time to plan a trip to the beautiful and serene Bandipur National Park. Bandipur is a perfect destination for nature and wildlife enthusiasts who want to escape the commotion of the city and immerse themselves in the peace and tranquillity of nature.

 

deers roaming around in the jungle


Things to Do in Bandipur


You're truly in the presence of nature and wildlife if you're in Bandipur. It is the ideal destination for wildlife enthusiasts and nature lovers alike. This wildlife sanctuary boasts rich biodiversity and breathtaking landscapes. In this blog, let's uncover the highlights of things to do in Bandipur making your visit truly an unforgettable one.
 

a spotted deer roaming around the grasslands of Bandipur


Bandipur, the Perfect Stop Between Mysore and Ooty


Bandipur is the perfect rest stop while travelling from Mysore to Ooty. Enhance your journey with more memories by taking a day to visit this nature reserve in between your trip. 


  

Ttemple bells with red sacred thread surrounding them


Witness the Divine at Malai Mahadeshwara Temple


In case you are looking for a soulful trip amidst nature, then Malai Mahadeshwara Temple is your calling as you can embrace the divinity of Lord Shiva along with the mesmerising views of the hills.

 

a serene river view surrounded by green trees and shot from the river bank


Moyar Route



Witness the beauty of nature while you spend an exquisite vacation in Bandipur. Visit local attractions like Moyar River, Moyar Waterfall, Maravakandy Dam, etc. and take back a bag full of memories.

 

a peacock sitting on a tree bark


Bird Watching in Bandipur


Bandipur Wildlife Sanctuary is a habitat to a myriad of bird species, of which 200 have been identified and labelled. It is hence a paradise for bird-lovers. The experience will definitely bring you closer to wildlife and the avian population residing in the dense forests of this area. 


 

Traditional housing of the tribal community at Bandipur


An Account of the Tribes in Bandipur


“The clearest way into the universe is through a forest wilderness”, said philosopher, mountaineer and explorer John Muir. The world begins and ends with the forest for local tribes inside Bandipur Tiger Reserve, but boy have they seen the universe in more ways than John Muir ever intended.


 

Jeep safari at The Serai Bandipur


The Serai Bandipur


A stunning resort located amidst pristine wilderness, The Serai Bandipur offers a world of sheer comfort, pure opulence and divine luxury. During your sojourn, the resort bestows guests with exhilarating experiences for a grand stay, from jeep safaris to bike rides. Relax and bask in all the goodness of nature over a weekend with Serai!

 

An elephant walking on a forest trail


Flora & Fauna of Bandipur National Park


Bandipur National Park is home to a large variety of plants and animals. Here is a beginner's guide to the vast assortment of flora and fauna species that call Bandipur National Park home.



 

tiger in Bandipur National Park


Wildlife Week Celebration in Bandipur


India is one of the 17 countries in the world that have the distinction of being awarded the title 'megadiverse'. It plays a major part in preserving and proliferating wildlife. As a part of raising awareness about wildlife conservation, India celebrates National Wildlife Week every year from 2nd to 8th October.

 

idol of Lord Krishna playing the flute


Himavad Gopalaswamy Temple


Himavad Gopalaswamy Temple is one of the most prominent tourist attractions in Bandipur. Read on to learn more about this shrine to Lord Krishna, also referred to as Gopalaswamy.




 

View of gaganachukki waterfalls


Be Amazed by the Waterfalls near Bandipur


The waterfalls near Bandipur are as much a gem as the wildlife reserve. Dive into the world of impressive waterfalls!



 

 

tiger and cub in Bandipur National Park


Explore the Wilderness of Mudumalai Tiger Reserve


Explore the wilderness of Mudumalai Tiger Reserve and come in contact with a swathe of exotic species like Bengal tigers, grey langurs, peacocks, deer & more!


 

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Experiencing Bangalore to Bandipur Road Trip!


The Bandipur forest in Karnataka, south India, is going to enthral you if you enjoy uncommon fauna and verdant woodlands. It boasts of having the greatest number of wild elephants in south Asia, covering an area of roughly 874 km.

 

 

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a dense forest with tall, straight trees.

Bandipur, located in Karnataka, is a scenic destination known for its wildlife sanctuaries and natural beauty. The area also shows opportunities for trekking, wildlife safaris, and exploring the region has a rich cultural heritage.

An elephant walking on a forest trail

Explore Bandipur's lush scenery and rich biodiversity, a must-visit vacation spot. Discover the best it offers in our detailed blog today!

Ttemple bells with red sacred thread surrounding them

Discover the divine allure of Malai Mahadeshwara Temple, nestled against the scenic hills. Plan your spiritual getaway with a serene stay at The Serai Bandipur, where tranquility meets luxury.

a driver and passenger in a car on a road trip with greenery in view

Buckle up for a ride that's not just about the drive but treating your eyes with mother nature at its best.

deers roaming around in the jungle

Exploring the tranquillity of its surroundings, walking or camping through the forest paths, and observing birds and animals that will make your jaw drop are all activities that make Bandipur unique.

Sparrow sitting on a shrub with flowers

As the summer season approaches, it's time to plan a trip to the beautiful and serene Bandipur National Park. Bandipur is a perfect destination for nature and wildlife enthusiasts who want to escape the commotion of the city and immerse themselves in the peace and tranquillity of nature.

a peacock sitting on a tree bark

From spellbinding beaches and rich biodiversity to lush green mountains, Karnataka has some of the most beautiful places in the country that attract visitors from far and beyond.

a serene river view surrounded by green trees and shot from the river bank

Witness the beauty of nature while you spend an exquisite vacation in Bandipur. Visit local attractions like the Moyar River, Moyar Waterfall, Maravakandy Dam, etc. and take back a bag full of memories.

idol of Lord Krishna playing the flute

A short history about Himavad Gopalaswamy Temple in Bandipur Tiger Reserve and National Park.

elephant in Bandipur National Park

A beginner's guide to the vast assortment of flora and fauna species that call Bandipur National Park home.

a tiger at Bandipur National Park

A short summary of how and why the concept of celebrating National Wildlife Week originated, and when it is celebrated across the nation.

tiger in Bandipur National Park

Explore the rich biodiversity present in Bandipur as you book a luxurious stay at The Serai Bandipur. The resort offers jungle safaris, romantic dinners & more!

local tribes inside bandipur tiger reserve

“The clearest way into the universe is through a forest wilderness”, said philosopher, mountaineer and explorer John Muir. The world begins and ends with the forest for local tribes inside Bandipur Tiger Reserve, but boy have they seen the universe in more ways than John Muir ever intended.

a forest with lush greenery and views of a lake during daytime

The Bandipur forest in Karnataka, south India, is going to enthral you if you enjoy uncommon fauna and verdant woodlands. It boasts of having the greatest number of wild elephants in south Asia, covering an area of roughly 874 km.

View of gaganachukki waterfalls

The waterfalls near Bandipur are as much a gem as the wildlife reserve. Dive into the world of impressive waterfalls!