The Bannerghatta National
Park is located south of Bangalore city in Karnataka, India.
This hilly place is one of the richest natural zoological reserves. The
park covers an area of 104.27 sq km (square kilometer) and is a major
tourist attraction. The country's first Butterfly Park was
Bannerghatta has dense forests and
scrub land, which are home to wild animals like bison, leopard and wild
boar. It is also an important corridor between the Eastern and Western
Ghats for migrating elephants. The park is connected to B.R. Hills and
Sathyamangalam forest areas, extending all the way up to Wayanad.
Bannerghatta remains closed on
Fridays. Visiting hours are 9 AM to 5 PM. The best time to visit the
park is between September and January.