Van Vihar, Bhopal

Van Vihar | One of the best places to visit in Bhopal

LocationClose to Upper Lake, Bhopal (Map)
Entry Fee & TimingsOpens from sunrise to sunset on all days, & Friday closed. The entry fee is INR 15 for Indians and INR 200 for foreigners.
Place TypePark & Garden, Nature Sites and Parks
Place visit withFamily, Kids, Friends, Solo, Parants, Siblings, Youngsters
Best time to visitJanuary, February, March, April

About Van Vihar

Van Vihar is a national park located near Shyamla Hills near Upper Lake in Bhopal, which houses bird interpretation center and zoo. Spread over an area of about 4.45 km, the park comprises of some huge wire enclosures where carnivores like tigers, lions, leopards, bears and hyenas live according to the modern principles of zoo management. In contrast, herbivorous animals i.e. elephants, kangaroos, zebras, giraffes are kept in separate enclosures inside the park. The animals here are kept closest to their natural habitat, making it a haven for nature loving people.

Interesting facts about Van Vihar

  1. The main attraction of the park are tiger, leopard, lion, bear, hyena, crocodile, gharial, snake, python etc.
  2. You can spot birds like Kingfisher, Bulbul, Wagtail and some migratory species.
  3. The park also has a rescue center that takes care of sick animals.
  4. It is a good place for cycling and you can see a lot of animals in the open.
  5. It is a one of a kind experience with the lake on one side and the animals in their natural habitat on the other.

How to reach Van Vihar

By Road:- To reach the park by road, local transport can take you to Van Vihar National Park which is located in the heart of the city.

By Air:- Raja Bhoj Airport is only 12 km away from Van Vihar National Park. One can easily reach the park by booking a cab from here.

By Train:- Van Vihar National Park is only 5 km away from the railway station and can be reached by rickshaw or bus.

Nearby famous places

  • Madhya Pradesh Tribal Museum 2.6 km away
  • Upper Lake 2.3 km away
  • DB City Mall 7.2 km away
  • Gohar Mahal 4 km away
  • Jama Masjid 5 km away
  • Kerwa Dam 7.7 km away
  • Vardhaman Park 4.5 km away
  • Taj Mahal Palace 4.6 km away
  • Birla Mandir 7.5 km away
  • Birla Museum 5.2 km away
  • State Aquarium 3.8 km away
  • Gufa Mandir 6 km away
  • Kamla Park 4.5 km away

Van Vihar FAQs:

𝒜. It is located at Close to Upper Lake, Bhopal.

𝒜. Entry fee and timings information of the Van Vihar: Opens from sunrise to sunset on all days, & Friday closed. The entry fee is INR 15 for Indians and INR 200 for foreigners..

𝒜. You should visit Van Vihar during January, February, March, April months for best experience.

🛑Note: We don't guarantee for info accuracy.