Van Vihar National Park

cheetalVan Vihar National Park in Bhopal is another very popular destination specially amongst kids, wildlife lover, bird lovers, and photographers. Van Vihar is basically a Zoological Park (Zoo) categorised and maintained as a National Park where a visitor can see most of animals and birds in their natural habitat. Flesh eating and aggressive animals like Tiger, Sloth Bear, Leopard, Hyena, and Crocodile are kept in enclosures while other harmless animals like Cheetal (Spotted Deer), Sambar Deer, Barasingha (Swamp Deer) and Langoors are allowed to roam freely. Van Vihar has two entry points, first one at the end of Lake View Road (Chikoo Dwar/Gate) and the other towards Bhadbhada Bridge / Prempura Ghat (Ramu Dwar/Gate).

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Lake View Road

If you have ever visited Bhopal and not been to Lake View Road, you have not been to Bhopal! Lake View Road surrounded by Upper Lake or Bada Talab on one side and Shyamala Hills on other side is the single most popular attractions of Bhopal. Lake View Road or Lake View Drive as many call, represents what Bhopal stands for Lake, Hills, Greenery, Birds, Cleanliness and Vibrancy 

Lake View Road also provides access to few more major attractions in town including Van Vihar National Park and Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sanghralaya. 

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