Bandipur National Park is located near Mysore , about 80 kilometers on the way to to Ooty. This vast reserve forest saddles the three southern states - Karnataka, Tamilnadu and Kerala. The main interstate roads in fact bisects through the national park.

Once the game parks for the Mysore kings, Bandipur is ideal place to spot elephant, leopard, deer, bison and a host of other wildlife in its natural settings.

Thanks to its relatively easy connectivity Bandipur is one of the popular National Parks in India, especially among the weekend safari enthusiasts.

See also Mysore to Bandipur directions.

Hanuman Langurs

Hanuman Langurs in Bandipur forest

Hanuman Langurs in Bandipur forest

Chennai to Mysore

Catch that overnight Cauvery Express  from Chennai (Train No: 16222 & for return Train No: 16221).This is a great options in terms of cost and time to travel from Chennai to Mysore.



Sandalwood and Mysore has an inseparable connection.So what's sandalwood by the way?


Mysore Yoga

Mysore is the Yoga capital of India.Before going into further details, a quick idea of what is yoga for those who are new to this concept.

Outer Ring Road of Mysore City

Outer Ring Road

The Outer Ring Road (ORR) or popularly known as the Ring Road is a 32km long 4 lane highway like road that encircles Mysore City, except for the break at the southeast quarter, where the Chamundi Hills is located.The road networks of Mysore city is in a gridiron fashion with numerous parallel roads "grids" the city.


Garrison Cemetery

There are many monuments in India which and popular among the foreign tourists than the domestic tourists, and worse the domestic tourists do no know it even exists.The Garrison Cemetery in Srirangapatna near Mysore is easily one among these gone into oblivion over time.


Ajmer Mysore Express

Ajmer Mysore Weekly Express connects Ajmer in Rajasthan to Mysore in Karnataka.This train's route is along the western states of India.

Hotels near Mysore Railway Station

Hotels near Mysore Railway station

There are quite a few hotels near the railway station.The closest ones are on the JLB road.