Nagarahole National Park

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Highlights

Rating
Rated 4.0 / 5 - based on 100 reviews
Attractions : Nature, Wildlife
Season : January to December
Weather : Summer 16 to 28°C, Winter 12 to 20°C

Details

Nagarahole National Park is also known as Rajiv Gandhi National Park. The National park spans across two districts of Karnataka, Mysore and Kodagu and extends till Kerala. It occupies an area of 642 sq km. It was declared a Tiger reserve in 1999. The Kabini reservoir separates the Bandipur National park and Nagarahole National Park. The vegetation is predominantly deciduous forests.

Nagarahole National Park tourist attractions

Nature and Wildlife

The National park encompasse a wide variety of flora and fauna. Tigers, Indian Bison(Gaur) and Elephants are found in considerable numbers. Spotted Deers are a common sighting in the park. Other animals include Grey Mongoose, Barking Deer, Sloth bears, Chital, Jackals, Giant Malabar Squirrel, Four Horned Antelopes etc. Over 270 species of birds have been identified to be present in this area including the endangered Oriental White Ibis, Darters, Red Headed Vulture, Grey Headed Fish Eagle. The park is also home to reptiles like Mugger, Rat Snake, Rusell's Viper, Wolf Snake,etc.

Nagarahole National Park timings

These are the timings to enter the National Park.

Morning: 6:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Evening: 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Things to do in Nagarhole National Park

  • Enjoy the journey enroute. A drive through the forest itself is a pleasurable experience.
  • Stay in any of the accomodations available.
  • Take a Jungle Safari to spot some wild animals.

More details about accomodation and jungle safari can be found at http://nagarahole.com.

Hotels in Nagarahole National Park

Travel Guide

How to reach Nagarahole National Park

Nearest Bus Station

Madikeri and Mysore are the two nearest bus stations.

Nearest Railway Station

Mysore Railway station is the nearest railway station

Nearest Airport

Mysore International Airport is the nearest Airport.

How to reach Nagarahole National Park from Bangalore

Bus

There are no direct buses to Nagarahole from Bangalore. However, buses are available to nearby places like Kutta which is 10 km away from Nagarahole National Park. There are buses to Hunsur and Gonikappal which are 40 odd km from Nagarahole National park. From here, there are many private and state run buses to reach Nagarahole National Park.

Car / Taxi

Bangalore to Nagarahole distance is 220 km and is approximately a 4.5 hour drive. From Bangalore connect to Mysore road. Follow Mysore road and State Highway 17 to KRS road in Karimanti. Continue on KRS road to Elivala. Connect to Hunsur road and continue to take the Mysore Madikeri road to Nagarahole road in Doddahunsur. Follow Nagarahole road to reach Nagarahole National Park.

How to reach Nagarahole National Park from Mysore

Bus

There are no direct buses to Nagarahole from Mysore. However, buses are available to nearby places like Kutta which is 10 km away from Nagarahole National Park. There are buses to Hunsur and Gonikappal which are 40 odd km from Nagarahole National park. From here, there are many private and state run buses to reach Nagarahole National Park.

Car / Taxi

Mysore to Nagarahole distance is 89 km and is approximately a 2 hour drive. From Mysore connect to to KRS road in Karimanti. Continue on KRS road to Elivala. Connect to Hunsur road and continue to take the Mysore Madikeri road to Nagarahole road in Doddahunsur. Follow Nagarahole road to reach Nagarahole National Park.

Maps

Places near Nagarahole National Park