Distance (From Bandipur National Park): 0 Kms
Trip Duration (Including Travel): 3 Hours
Transportation Options: Cab
Travel Tips: Entry Fee, Safari Timings & Safari Charges are subject to change by the management without any prior notice. Safari might be cancelled by the park authorities sometimes due to severe weather conditions.
Jeep Safari is the best way to get maximum exposure to wildlife of the Bandipur park. The forest department organizes the jeep safari along with bus safari in Bandipur starting from the reception center. The duration of the jeep safari is about 90 minutes and there are two slots for safari in the monring and evening. First safari and last safari offer better chances of sighting animals. While Bandipur forest is home to large number of tigers, the sighting of Tiger is purely luck.
Apart from safari arranged by forest dept, Jungle Lodges is the only thirdpary authorized to offer jeep safari in Bandipur national park.Jungle Lodge is located in Melkamanahalli Village just before Bandipur.
The jeep carries an experienced guide who helps tourists in spotting and identifying the wildlife. The duration of safari is 90 minutes and it's ideal for wildlife enthusiasts and photographers. Early morning and evening safaris offer best chances to view wildlife.
Safari Timings: 6 to 9:30 AM & 2:30 to 6:30 PM
Jeep Safari (90 mins): Rs. 3500 per jeep (max 6 pax) + Entry fees of Rs. 300 per person + Rs. 500 Guide Fee. Prices are for Indian Visitors as of Jan 2023.