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Van Vihar National Park in Bhopal

Travel to Van Vihar National Park and witness the richness of Mother Nature. A pioneering tourist destination in Bhopal, the park is adorned with numerous species of flora and fauna. Located amidst Bhopal , the park is crisscrossed by water channels, wild trees and more. Established in 1983 it is about 4.45 km² in area and is one of the most visited and most liked National parks in the country.Van Vihar National park follows the norms laid by Central Zoo Authority. Both carnivores and herbivores form the part of this famous Park in Bhopal. While carnivorous animals like panther, tiger, lion, bear, hyena, gharial, crocodiles, snakes are kept in captivity herbivores like deer and antelopes are allowed to roam freely.

Wildlife in Bhopal

One of the most bio diversified and beautiful Van Vihar National Park is situated in the capital city of Madhya Pradesh, Bhopal.Van Vihar National Park has been very popular since its opening.People from all part and from every age visit the park to get glimpses of wild carnivores like lion, tigers, panthers etc.The wild life can be enjoyed at fullest at this well preserved national park . The beauty and charm of this place is beyond description. The number of animals present in this park has already outnumbered plenty of zoos in the country.

Van Vihar National Park is Known for:

  • The richness of flora and fauna
  • Picturesque locations, water channels and more
  • Beautiful and pristine environment
  • Forests with a variety of flora and fauna

Enjoy the picturesque scene of the setting sun and flocking birds from the terrace while enjoying the sip of your coffee. Panoramic view the tropical forest appeals the eyes of the visitors and brings out the essence of wilderness. Van Vihar National Park can be a perfect place for spending your holidays. It can also be a right choice for planning a weekend .

The eco-friendly ride fills your heart with pleasure and joy. To attract visitors from far and wide many tour and travel agencies are making available best packages. Today this national park of Bhopal is attracting tourists from every quarter of Madhya Pradesh and India. Thanks to the appealing richness of flora and fauna in the region that makes it more exciting. The large amount of Avian Fauna in the park is appealing.

How to Reach Van Vihar National Park ?

Bhopal National Park

Van Vihar National Park is situated in the city of Bhopal and is well connected by all means of transport. The park is well connected to every part of the city.

  • The park is 8 km away from the Bhopal Railway Station
  • Van Vihar is about 10 km from the Raja Bhoj Airport, Bhopal
  • The National Park is about 5 km from the main bus terminus.


April to September : 7 am to evening 7 pm
October to March: 8 am to evening 6 pm
The Park remains closed on every Friday.

Ticket Pricing

For Indians: Rs. 15
For Foreign National: Rs. 150
The charges for the still camera and video camera are also fixed and you have to pay Rs 40 and Rs. 300 respectively to carry it with you.
The visit to Van Vihar is free of cost for all the students and senior citizens.

Contact Details:

Madhya Pradesh State Tourism Development

Address: Palash Residency,TT Nagar
Phone: 0755 2766750
E mail: bhopal@mptourism.com

A complete package of nature, fun and enjoyment and many more waits for you at Van Vihar. Enjoy the wild life with the wilds in Van Vihar in an entirely unique way that you have never experienced before.

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