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© istock/ Dhruv Kumar

Bannerghatta National Park & Innovative Film City

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To travel is to live - we often hear travel aficionados sharing their sentiments as they express their love and passion for travelling across India. Indeed, travelling as an activity allows one to come closer to oneself and look at the world around itself through new eyes. Travelling through the southern part of India is as much a unique and exciting experience to revel. The Bannerghatta National Park and Innovative Film City are two such precious encounters in Bengaluru, which you must not miss, whenever you visit India

Best place for animal & nature lovers

Established in 1974, Bannerghatta National Park is home to a variety of rare and endangered species such as tigers, bison, leopards and wild boars. The park also serves as a corridor for elephants, migrating from the Eastern Ghats to the Western Ghats - quite a sight if you get an opportunity to watch. As an animal and nature lover, do not miss visiting this national park! The best time to visit the park is from September to January, when you can see the lush greenery in full glory. 

© istock/ joeravi
© istock/ joeravi

Even though the park was founded in 1971, the status of the national park was acquired in 1974. Moreover, in 2002, a segment of the park was transformed into a biological reserve, also known as the  Bannerghatta Biological Park. This particular park also houses a zoo, a butterfly enclosure, an aquarium, and a safari park. Also, there is a full-fledged animal rescue centre, which since its inception has saved many wild animals, some even from circuses

Bannerghatta National Park, Bengaluru
Bannerghatta National Park, Bengaluru
Bannerghatta Main Rd, Gottigere, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560083, India

Innovative Film City 

Innovative Film City is an Indian movie theme park located some 40 km on the outskirts of Bangalore. The place offers awesome experiences under one roof - from shopping, eating, exploring and even reliving your childhood again. The theme park has something for everyone's palate, making it equally popular among children & adults alike. 

For kids

Kids love to see their favourite cartoon characters adorning fun rides here. Some of the characters are also from the famous Star War series. It is a sought-after hangout place for kids to host their birthday parties and enjoy picnics with family and friends. Another popular hangout for kids is Dino Park, with life-size installations of dinosaurs that are sure to give a chill down your spine. It is advisable to accompany your kids here as they might get overwhelmed seeing huge roaring animals

For adults

If nothing scares you, then test your wits at the Haunted Mansion. Filled with zombies and skeletons, it is sure to offer you a thrilling experience. Adventurous souls can also try their hands at activities such as bungee jumping, bull rides and archery. There are also sports facilities such as net-cricket and go-karting, etc. Certainly, a fun way to spend time with your teammates!

Further, you can walk through various museums and learn more about India and the world. You can learn more about the tribal life of India at the Tribal Museum. At the Oddities Museum, you will have access to everything from science, nature to Star Wars, while at the Fossil Museum, you will discover more about the remnants of the prehistoric era. 

Allow travelling experiences to enrich your life and soul as you transverse different territories and regions of Bengaluru, India. At Bannerghatta National Park and Innovative Film City, you will mingle with precious encounters that will simply leave you breathless. Are you ready? 

Innovative Film City, Bengaluru
Innovative Film City, Bengaluru
24 & 26, Kiadb Estates,birmangla cross, Bidadi, Bengaluru, Karnataka 562109, India

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Kirti Arora

Kirti Arora

Hello travelers, I am Kirti from New Delhi, India. My heart and soul are truly Indian, and I love exploring different terrains, adventures, cultures, cuisines and beauty of this beautiful Asian country. Welcome to my travel escapades. I hope you enjoy them as much as I do.

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