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Bandipur National Park Weather And Best Time To Visit Bandipur National Park

Planning A Trip To Bandipur National Park? Here's a snapshot of Bandipur National Park weather and the best time to visit Bandipur National Park

Bandipur is a National Park in the South Indian state of Karnataka, and sees a medium climate throughout the year. You can see more animals in summer, though it’s hot and humid and some animals might wander away to the forests nearby to steer clear of summer’s dryness. Monsoon is a good time to see those elephants and winter is good for travel and sightseeing. The weather in Bandipur National Park welcomes you most of the year. It all depends on what you’re anticipating, though the best season to visit Bandipur National Park is said to be from November to February.

Summer (March-May)

Summer (March-May):  Bandipur National Park Weather And Best Time To Visit Bandipur National Park
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Summers in Bandipur are hot, with the landscape turning brown and dry, and the temperature going up to 32°C-38°C. Though summer is off-season, it’s generally a good season to watch those animals that come out of their holes to drink water. You might spy a number of them gather at the salt-licks or the streams for water. Why, you might even spot an elusive tiger out for a drink.

Monsoon (June-September)

Monsoon (June-September):  Bandipur National Park Weather And Best Time To Visit Bandipur National Park
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The Southwest monsoon comes to Bandipur National Park by early June. The arid brown colours of the summer months turn wet and verdant with the rains. The lakes fill up and the forest looks most luxuriantly rich with shades of green. The temperature averages between 22°C-28°C. It’s a good time, but incessant rains might throw a wet blanket on safaris around the forest.

Winter (November-February)

Winter (November-February):  Bandipur National Park Weather And Best Time To Visit Bandipur National Park
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The air is generally dry and windy during winter here, coupled with an early morning mist. There might be occasional rains from the northeast monsoon that delight the animals and tourists alike. Winter is the right time to watch those amazing birds, like the Peregrine Falcon, Warblers and Flycatchers, that migrate into the wetlands of Bandipur. Temperature averages between 15°C-18°C.

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