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How To Book Jeep Safari And Canter Safari At Bandipur

How To Book Safaris At Bandipur

Confused to choose jeep or canter for your safari? Book a Safari At Bandipur National Park with ease.

Bandipur National Park is a part of Nilgiri Biosphere which is considered as India’s biggest biosphere and shares its boundary with 3 other national parks namely Nagarahole National Park, Wayanad National Park and Mudumalai National park. The forest reserve covers approximately 874 square kilometres. The Mysore-Ooty highway that passes through Bandipur forest is closed every night from 9 PM to 6 AM. Nature walks, Birdwatching, Star Gazing, visit to lantana Furniture manufacturing unit are the various activities at Bandipur.

Complete Travel Guide To Bandipur National Park

Why Visit Bandipur?

Bandipur National Park is one of the managed forest reserves of India. Established in 1974 which was previously named as Venugopala National Park. The forest area is known for a lot of endangered species like tiger, gaurs, Indian elephants, sloth bears, muggers, Indian rock pythons, four-horned antelopes, jackals, and dholes. Not to forget, Bandipur is home to over 200 species of birds in which peafowl is the most spotted here.

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Different Type of Safari Drives in Bandipur National Park


Jeep safari At Bandipur National Park

Safari in jeep is the best option particularly for wildlife photographers. A single jeep can accommodate upto 6 customers. The major benefit is that you can get through the woods for better sightings. Jeep safari drives are scheduled in the morning from 6 AM to 9AM and in the evening between 3 PM and 6 PM.

Pros And Cons Of Jeep Safari


  • Jeep safari is considered best for wildlife sightings.
  • Unlike canter, a jeep can get through the toughest terrains and hence, it is worth every penny.


  • Jeep safari are expensive when compared to the other safari types.

Jeep Safari At Bandipur National Park

Canter Safari At Bandipur National Park

A canter can accommodate up to 20 tourists. Canter safari is the most economical safari type here in Bandipur. Drives are scheduled in the morning at 6 AM and in the evening at 3 PM.

Pros And Cons Of Canter Safari


  • Canter safari is recommended for bigger group size since a canter can hold up to 20 tourists at a time.
  • They are economical when compared to jeep safari.


  • There is no expert tiger tracker assigned while on canter safari.
  • The canter cannot penetrate to deep woods and hence less possibility of sightings.
  • Canter is not recommended for wildlife photographers.

Canter Safari at Bandipur

How To Book Bandipur Safari Online?

  • Booking your safari online with WildTrails is just 4 clicks away.
  • Head over to        
  • Choose the dates and type of accommodation.
  • Select ‘Send Enquiry’.

An expert from WildTrails shall reach out to you once the availability of permits and accommodations are sorted.

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