Bannerghatta National Park is situated 22 km south of Bangalore, Karnataka, India. The journey to the park takes nearly an hour from Bangalore. This hilly place is the home for one of the richest natural, zoological reserves. The 25,000 acre (101 km²) zoological park makes this a major tourist attraction of Bangalore.
Altitude: 1245 to 1634 meters above sea level
Visiting hours: 9am to 5pm
Holiday: Closed every Tuesday
There is a small museum in the zoo which showcases zoological exhibits. The zoo, which is a major attraction in this area, also has a reptile park and a small theatre.. The Zoo closes on Tuesday (weekly Holiday)
The zoo has separate charges for weekdays and weekends (or Holidays). The prices currently for A Grand Safari — of Lions, Tigers & Herbivorus costsRs. 100 on regular days and Rs. 125 on weekends (and other holidays) where as, to move around the zoo would cost you Rs. 25.00. The Tiger and Lion safari is the most interesting and one can avail tickets only for that at a lower cost.
The entire month of May has holiday fares as that is the time when children in India have summer holidays.
Bannerghatta National Park contact phone number: +91-80-27828540
The country's first Butterfly Park was established at the Bannerghatta Biological Park couple of years ago..