Bannerghatta National Park was established in 1971 and spreads over an area of 104 sq. km, ten reserve forests of the Anekal Range, Bangalore Forest Division are incorporated in this national park.
This beautiful, picturesque park is famous for its lion and tiger safari while other attractions include a crocodile and snake farm, a pets corner, a museum and a wealth of rich flora and fauna (if you want to experience the beauty of the wild animals in their natural habitat, this national park is the just the place for you). One of the major attractions in this park is the Butterfly Park which is the first of its kind in India and home to a butterfly conservatory, a museum and an audio-visual room.
The butterfly conservatory is a circular enclosure stretching over an area of 10,000 sq. ft. covered by a polycarbonate roof. There are approximately 20 species of butterflies in the conservatory which has an adjusted environment that suits the butterflies. The setting is entirely tropical, with a humid climate and an artificial waterfall. The flora of the conservatory includes beautiful plants and shrubs that attract butterflies. Safari and expertly guided general tours are easily arranged allowing you to get the most out of your visit to this spectacular place, please enquire for further details.
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