Bandipur wildlife Sactuary, located in Bangalore, is contiguous to with the Madumalai forests and cut off from Tamil Nadu by the Moyar Gorge. A natural habitat for wild animals, it is home to around 70 tigers and a huge number of Asiatic elephants. Traveling to Bandipur is easy as it is well connected to all the major cities of Karnataka. Banaglore being the nearest airport, tourists coming from other states also have an easy access. Below listed are the means of travel for reaching Bandipur wild life sanctuary.
Traveling To Bandipur
The nearest airport to Bandipur is the Bangalore International Airport at a distance of 215 kms. All major domestic airlines such as Indian Airlines, Air India, Indigo, paramount etc connect to Bangalore. Bangalore is also well connected to the major foreign airports. State run buses or private taxis can be hired to reach Bandipur from Bangalore.
The nearest railway station to Bandipur is Mysore at a distance of 80 kms. The railway station is well connected to all the nearby cities and Bangalore. State run buses can be taken to reach Bandipur from Mysore. Private taxis can also be hired.
State owned buses run from all the nearby cities to reach Bandipur. The route followed is SH 17 to Bandipur via Maddur, Mysore, Nanjangud, Begur and Gundlupet. If you are going by a car, an alternative route is Bandipur via Kanakapura, Shivanasamudram, Kollegal, Chamarajnagar and Gundlupet.