Van Vihar National Park

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  • Address: Lake View Walk Path, Krishna Nagar, Shymala Hills, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh 462002, India
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  • Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Ticket Price: 200 INR
  • Time Required: 02:30 Hrs
  • Tags: Forest, National Park, Family And Kids, Nature, Bird Watching

Van Vihar National Park - Review

The Van Vihar National Park is adjacent to the Upper Lake (Bhojtal) and is loved for its treasured wildlife. The park covers an area of around 4 and a half square kilometers and offers encounters with tigers, lions, panthers, Hyenaa, sloth bears, sambar, Chital, Nilgai, Blackbuck, Chousingha, Common langur, Rhesus macaque, Wild boar and Porcupins among others.

The place is home to 200 species of birds and preserves a deciduous scrub forest flora. Take a wild safari trip here as you come face to face with the animals and see a part of Bhopal that would otherwise be lost!

Van Vihar National Park Information

  • Carry bottled drinking water and snacks.
  • Do wear sturdy shoes and appropriate clothes.
  • Wearing sunscreen will help to protect from the sun. 

Van Vihar National Park Ticket Prices

  • Entry fee for Indians: INR 15
  • Entry fee for Foreigners: INR 200
  • Entry fee for Children: Free entry fee for school & college children and senior citizens.
  • Camera Fee: INR 40
  • Video Camera Fee: INR 300
  • For other prices, visit the official website.

How To reach Van Vihar National Park by Public Transport

  • By Bus: M P S R T C Bus Depot (2 kilometers away)
  • By Minibus
  • By Rickshaw
  • By Taxi
  • By hiring a Cab.

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TripHobo Highlights for Van Vihar National Park

  • Van Vihar National Park Address: Lake View Walk Path, Krishna Nagar, Shymala Hills, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh 462002, India
  • Van Vihar National Park Timing: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Van Vihar National Park Price: 200 INR
  • Best time to visit Van Vihar National Park(preferred time): 09:30 am - 03:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Van Vihar National Park: 02:30 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting Van Vihar National Park

  • 86.56% of people who visit Bhopal include Van Vihar National Park in their plan

  • 65.67% of people start their Van Vihar National Park visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs 30 Minutes to see Van Vihar National Park

Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday

92.86% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Van Vihar National Park

People normally club together Bhadbhada Dam and Madhya Pradesh Tribal Museum while planning their visit to Van Vihar National Park.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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Van Vihar National Park, Bhopal Reviews

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  • Van Vihar National Park is a national park in central India. It is located in Bhopal, the capital city of Madhya Pradesh. Declared a national park in 1979, it covers an area of about 4.45 km². through the application and it was wonderful to ride it through the park. On one side of the road is lake and other side are animals. Beautiful landscape and excellent weather. Van Vihar is unique because it allows easy access to the visitors through a road passing through the park, security of animals assured from poachers by building trenches and walls, chain-link fence and by providing natural habitat to the animals.. wonderful visit....!

  • Beautiful environment ,low cost entry fees.use of own vehicle is allowed. It is unique because it allows easy access to the visitors through road passing through the park, security of animals assured from poachers by building trenches and walls, chain-link fence and by providing natural habitat to the animals. Van Vihar National Park is a national park in central India. It is located in Bhopal, the capital city of Madhya Pradesh. Declared national park in 1979, it covers an area of about 4.45 km2 Although it has the status of a national park, Van Vihar is developed and managed as modern zoological park, following the guidelines of the Central Zoo Authority. The animals are kept in their near natural habitat. Most of the animals are either orphaned brought from various parts of the state or those, which are exchanged from other zoos. No animal is deliberately captured from the forest.

  • Very beautiful natural environment over there. Animals are kept safe so everyone can enjoy ... Van Vihar is developed and managed as a modern zoological park following the guidelines of the Central Zoo Authority. The animals are kept in their near natural habitat. Most of the animals are either orphaned brought from various parts of the state or those, which are exchanged from other zoos. No animal is deliberately captured from the forest. Van Vihar is unique because it allows easy access to the visitors through a road passing through the park, security of animals assured from poachers by building trenches and walls, chain-link fence and by providing natural habitat to the animals.

  • It's around 7km from Bhopal station..its comes after upper lake view..A good place to spend your time with nature's beauty and wild animals... Just u need time to visit the whole national park... U need time to see 🐯 and lion they are far away from eye sight... If u r lucky then only u can see tiger and lion... Ticket price for 2 persons including motor cycle is 60 Rs .(total)... About 3 hrs you need to visit the national park...In front of national park their is lake and having the sunset 🌇 view experience is just amazing .

  • Latest-For the first time in history of India, albino snake will be raised here. Beautiful place with clean and well maintained roads next to lake. Animals might not always be visible. Intriguing sight to visit during Winters and Monsoon. A good place for morning walks. A shop for drinks and snacks available inside. A good experience for nature lovers!

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