The Bannerghatta National Park in Bangalore is sited in the middle of the forests in the valley of the famous Champakadhama hills, is a rich natural zoological reserve that works towards conservation of wildlife and promotes responsible wildlife tourism. Housing the country's first butterfly park, this national park has a huge variety of fauna, making it one of the most enjoyable tourist attractions in the city.
Also safari rides through the park are popularly opted by the tourists. The Bannerghatta Biological park was established in 1971 and is located 22 km away from Bangalore. The Park is spread out to around 104.27 sq.km which includes ten Reserve Forests of Anekal Range of the Bangalore Forest Division. Bannerghatta is made up of the National Park, an Aquarium, a Zoo, and Children’s park, Crocodile Farm, Snake Park, Prehistoric Animals Park and a Museum. There are also Safaris to see tigers and lions, and elephant ride is the main source of attraction of the Park. You can spot Lions, Tigers, Crocodiles amongst numerous other wildlife in the park.