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.
Wildlife Resorts in Kabini
Most of the safari lodges and wildlife resorts resorts are around the edges of the Kabini backwater and closer to the Nagarhole National Park.