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Nagarhole National Park, Kodagu (Coorg)
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Connect with the nature and see many wild species of animals at Nagarhole National Park. The national park covers an area of 642 sq km (248 sq mi), and offers beautiful scenic sights such as forests, streams with waterfalls, valleys and hills. The park represents the habitat of several endangered species, such as elephants and tigers. Stay in a resort for a day or two and book a tour to see leopards, dholes, chitals, ospreys and many other animals. Add Nagarhole National Park and other attractions to your Kodagu (Coorg) trip itinerary using our Kodagu (Coorg) vacation trip planner.
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  • Sightings of tiger, sloth bear and wild dogs made it a good safari. Unlucky with panthers this time. 
  • We went early morning to enjoy the safari. We had seen lots of animals even while we were going on the way we saw herds of deers we saw a bison 
  • This is a neat and clean national park. Nicely maintained. However it has only deers and Elephants is what we spotted during our safari tour. I am attaching the recent images of charges for the tour f...  more »
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  • You wont be disappointed like other national parks around, you will at least get to see lots of deer and bisons. You would be lucky if you get to see tigers on ur first visit, so dont blame yourself if you didnt get to see tiger.
  • Ride is good, but will be disappointed if you are expecting to find tigers. Seen a lot of deer (close to 50) of 2 types, few Langur monkeys, wild pigs, peacock and 1 or 2 elephants. But don't expect to see a tiger or cheetah. We didn't even see wild buffaloes or bears. Also safari timing is very limited Safari Timings: Morning 6.30 a.m to 8.30 a.m Evening 3.30 p.m to 5.30 p.m for one hour Ride. means if beyond 8:30 am u have to wait till 5:30 or better leave. As there is no lunch facility or any other time pass in this forest. No hotels or restaurants located in the park. To come out its around 50km @30Kmph max speed limit. Yes its untouched nature except for the road in forest. Only where human intervention is required our standards are very bad.
  • Attraction: National Park Tourist Spot: Yes Open Hours: 7 AM to 6 PM Parking: Yes Nagarhole National Park, located in Mysore, Kodagu district of Karnataka has an extent of 643.39 sq km. It has bunch of Flora (Teak, Rosewood, Sandal, etc) and Fauna (Tiger, Python, Barking Deer, etc). Jungle Safari is one of the attractions. One can easily get 10-seater and 15-seater Open vehicle to closely explore the National Park.
  • Nagarhole National Park, also known as Rajiv Gandhi National Park is the enchanting 247 square-mile long wild reserve located in Kodagu and Mysore district of Karnataka. Adorned with rich forest cover at the west of the Kabini River, the Nagarhole National Park is counted among the well maintained national parks in India. Nagarhole's summers (March-May) do not cross the temperature more than 33°C. Although, winters are brief to last from November to January, has got the temperature plummeting to 14°C. Monsoons are simply erratic, but it generally rains from June to September. By receiving the annual rainfall of 1,440 millimeters, the area of Nagarhole bring plush environment around the locality with the availability of great water resources like Lakshmmantirtha river, Sarati Hole, Nagar Hole, BalleHalla, Kabini River, four perennial streams, 47 seasonal streams, four small perennial lakes, 41 artificial tanks, several swamps, Taraka Dam and the Kabini reservoir. Rajiv Gandhi National Park Flora The predominant vegetation in the Nagarhole National Park is of southern tropical, moist, mixed deciduous type with a substantial eastern portion intergrading into dry deciduous type. The upper tree canpy is dominated by Terminaliatomentosa is association with Tectoniagrandis, Dalbergialatifolia, Pterocarpusmarsupium, Lagerstroemia lanceolata, Anogeissuslatifolia, Adina cordifolia, Boambaxmalabaricum, Schleicheratrijuga, Ficus sp. and others. The lower canopy has Kydiacalycina, Emblicaofficinalis, Gmelinaarborea etc. Several shrubs belonging to Solanum, Desmodium and Helicteres sp. etc. are abundantly found but weedy shrubs like Eupatorium and Lantana now dominate. Wildlife Nagarhole National Park Nagarhole is flourished with important predators and carnivorous to bring the most wildering effects on the wildlife lovers where they can witness tremendous counts of tiger, leopard, wild dog (dhole or Cuonalpinus), sloth bear and the hyena (Hyaenahyaena). Even the girded area is also adhered with many herbivores like spotted deer, sambar, barking deer, four-horned antelope (Tetracerusquadricornis), gaur (Bosgaurus), wild boar (Susscrofa) and elephant. Nagarhole National Park provides an opportunity to see some of the southern population of Gaur (jungle Bison). Also, this park in Karnataka is a good place to see elephants in the luxuriant forests and bamboo thickets which they most enjoy. Their total population in southern India is now about 6500, nearly all living in the area where Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Kerala adjoin in the shadow of the Western Ghats. Other mammalian miscellany includes the, Bonnet macaque (Macacaradiata), jungle cat, slender Loris (Loris tadigradus), common langur (Presbytes entellus), civet cat (Viverriculaindica, leopard-cat (Felisbengalensis) and Paradoxurushermaphroditus), mongoose (Herpestesfuscus and Herpestesvitticollis), common otter (Lutralutra), giant flying squirrel (Petauristapetaurista), giant squirrel (Ratufaindica), porcupine, jackal, mouse-deer (Tragulusmeminna), hare and pangolin (Maniscrassicaudata). Over 250 species of avians can also be traced in the Nagarhole vicinity wherethe enormous variety of woodland birds can be explicitly found. Besides, there are large congregations of water fowl in the KabiniRiver along with other ranges of Nagarhole birds from blue-bearded bee-eater, scarlet minivet and Malabar whistling thrush to the more common ospreys, herons and ducks. The most commonly found reptiles are the marsh crocodile, monitor lizard, rock python and several other species can be represented in the area. Aquatic and terrestrial tortoises, frogs, toads and tree frogs and myriad insects, including some very colorful butterflies, adorn this lovely southern jungle of India.
  • Nice experience travelling through the forest. Though we could spot only an elephant , some wild boars, 1000s of deers, it apparently has a lot of tigers (if you are lucky, you can see them). Go there by 6 AM for ensuring an early ride which is better.