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.
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.