Bandipur National Park

Bandipur National Park established in 1974 as a tiger reserve under Project Tiger, It was once a private hunting reserve for the Maharaja of Mysuru but has now been upgraded to Bandipur Tiger Reserve.

Melody Wax Museum is the result of unwavering hard work of an IT professional named Shreeji Bhaskaran. Bangalore based, Shreeji Bhaskaran conceptualised and developed this museum which was started in the month of October 2010.

The park spans an area of 874 square kilometers (337 sq mi), protecting several species of India's endangered wildlife. Together with the adjoining Nagarhole National Park (643 km2 (248 sq mi)), Mudumalai National Park(320 km2 (120 sq mi)) and Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary (344 km2 (133 sq mi)), it is part of the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve totaling 2,183 km2 (843 sq mi) making it the largest protected area in southern India and largest habitate of wild elephants in south Asia.Bandipur is located in Gundlupet taluk of Chamarajanagar district. It is about 80 kilometers (50 mi) from the city ofMysore on the route to a major tourist destination of Ooty. As a result, Bandipur sees a lot of tourist traffic and there are many wildlife fatalities caused by speeding vehicles that are reported each year. There is a ban on traffic from 9 pm to 6 am of dusk to dawn to help bring down the death rate of wildlife. Safari Timings: Morning: 6 AM to 8 AM Evening: 3 PM to 5 PM, Safari Fee: Indians: 300, Foreigner: 1100. Safari timings and charges are indicative and may change any time, they may cancel in last minutes due to bad weather conditions, heavy rains. We are only providing information in our site and we are not responsible.

Distance: 77.5 km from Mysuru