Baby feeding room
Children's play area
FIrst Aid kit
The Bannerghatta Biological Park, popularly known as BBP (Bannerghatta Biological Park), has been an integral part of Bannerghatta National Park and emerged out as an independent establishment during the year 2002. It is in order to meet the growing demand for eco-recreation, eco-tourism and conservation, an area of 545.00 Ha of forest from the National park was set aside to constitute as Biological Park originally and later extended to 731.88 Ha. Bannerghatta Biological Park is located about 22 Kms south of Bengaluru city. It is one among the few places in the world where wilderness is preserved so close to a big city. It is having different units such as Zoo, Safari, Butterfly Park and Rescue Center (Conservation of captive animals).
Bannerghatta National Park is open throughout the year for visitors while the best time to visit the place is between mid-June and August when the place is at its greenest and provides a beautiful eye soothing spectacle. The best time to spot wild animals, however, is between the months of November and June.
Taxonomically, the forest is categorized as a thorny scrub, dry deciduous and moist deciduous complex forest interspersed with rocky outcrops. According to biodiversity experts, the Bannerghatta forest area is a very sensitive region as it is one of the safest elephant corridors in the country, allowing the transit of hundreds of elephants every year. It is also home to several hundred Asian elephants, Sāmbhar, spotted deer, wild dogs, sloth bears, leopards, jungle cats, and monitor lizards. The national park also has about 250 species of birds, 20 species of snakes and 150 species of butterflies along with 220 species of plants and trees.
- Narcissus latifolia
- Schleichera oleosa
- Terminalia tomentosa
- T. arjuna
- Grewia tilaefolia
- Santalum album
- Bauhinia purpurea
- Samanea saman
- Peltphorum Pterocarpus
Fauna: Fauna in the park include
- sloth bear
- Indian gazelle
- spotted deer
- barking deer
- common langur
- bonnet macaque
- wild boar
- Asiatic lion
- Royal Bengal tiger
- slender loris
- monitor lizard
- Russell's viper
HOW TO REACH
- From Kempegowda Bus Stand/City Railway Station Board bus no.365 or 365J from platform number 17, which directly goes to the Bannerghatta national park. (28KM).
- From Shivajinagar Bus Stand Board bus no.368.
- City Market Board bus no.366.
- OLA, UBER and other private taxis plying from various prominent locations of the city to Bannerghatta biological park (BBP).
TIME TO VISIT
- Zoo 09:30 AM to 5:00 PM
- Grand Safari (Tiger, Lion, Bear & Herbivore safari) 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
- Butterfly Park 09:30 AM to 5:00 PM
- Boating 09:30 AM to 5:00 PM (60/- per head/trip. Duration: 30:00 Minutes a trip)
*Children Aged between 6 and 12 years.
*Senior citizen 60 years above.
*Special trips (only for safari) AC Bus Service: ADULT500/-CHILD 300/- SENI 500/-
*Jeep Service 2500/- per trip [Maximum 04 members only].
*300/- for full boat hire/trip. Duration: 30:00 Minutes a trip [Maximum 04 members only]
|January to December|
|Monday||09:30 AM - 05:00 PM|
|Tuesday||09:30 AM - 05:00 PM|
|Wednesday||09:30 AM - 05:00 PM|
|Friday||09:30 AM - 05:00 PM|
|Saturday||09:30 AM - 05:00 PM|
|Sunday||09:30 AM - 05:00 PM|
|Last Admission||04:30 PM|
Things to carry
Things Not Allowed