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Bannerghata National Park

Bannerghata National Park, BangaloreIndia is blessed with a vast resource of wildlife resource and a natural habitat for many wild and endangered species of plants and animals which are very rarely found in other parts of the world. Many wildlife sanctuaries, national park, bird sanctuaries and reserved forests can be found here. Almost all states in the country have wildlife resources and the government of India is also encouraging to save and protect the wildlife resource in the country. Bannerghata National Park located very close to Bangalore, the capital city of Karnataka, is among some of the best reserved national parks in the country. Bannerghata National Park is home to many species of wild and rare varieties of flora and fauna, which are not seen in any other parts of the world.

Bannerghata National Park Introduction
Bannerghata National Park is located just 22 kms from Bangalore, the capital city of Karnataka, in the southern part of India. Sitruated in a hilly region, the place is home to   one of the richest natural, zoological reserves in the country. Spread over an area of 25,000 acre (101 km²), the park is regarded as a major tourist attraction in the city as well as in the state. Bannerghata National Park is a safe shelter for Indian tigers, lions and other mammals. The tiger and lion reserve in the park is adobe for this rarest of rare species of Indian tigers and lions. The park also has a mini safari that contributes to a major part of the revenue generation for the national park. The Tiger Reserve located in the national park is recognized by the Forest Department of India. The fist butterfly park of the country was established in Bannerghatta Biological Park.

Wildlife in Bannerghata National Park
Bannerghata National Park is a safe haven for a variety of plant and animal species. One can find dry deciduous forests and thorny scrub along with patches of moist deciduous forests in the park. Various species of mammals found in the park include, barking deer, bonnet macaque, common langur, elephant, fox, gaur, hare, jackal, leopard, porcupine, sambar, sloth bear, spotted deer and wild pig. Apart from this, there is a rich resource of butterfly in the park and one can find 20 species of butterflies in the park.

Bannerghata National Park Tourist information
Tourists have a pleasant time in the park. One can visit the park on all days of the week except Tuesdays, between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm.

Climate - Bannerghata National Park has a humid tropical climate. The summers are a bit hot here.

Best Time To Visit -Best time to visit Bannerghata National Park  is September to January of each year.

By Air: The nearest airport to this national park is located in Bangalore.
By Road: Bangalore is the nearest place to the park, located about 22 kms away. Bangalore is an international city and it is well connected by all modes of transportation.

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