Why is Coorg Paradise for Wildlife lovers?
Everything you need to know instantly about The COORG WILDLIFE That Wins Hearts of many Voracious Travelers
Coorg (Kodagu) district is the exotic hill station located in the western ghats in Karnataka, India. Explore this breathtaking place that is similar to Scotland. That is the reason Coorg is also known as ‘Scotland of India’.
The place boasts coffee and spice plantations, abundant flora and fauna, and rich diversity of wildlife. Nature and wildlife lovers visit Coorg and Madikeri every year to admire its stunning beauty.
You can visit and stay at the Best Resorts in Coorg(Madikeri) near wildlife sanctuaries where you get the Best Homestay offers and travel retreats.
Let’s talk about some of the Best Wildlife sanctuaries of Coorg, Karnataka where you can bask in the scenic surroundings.
Bhrahmagiri wildlife sanctuary
Entry Fee: Adults: INR 50/- and Children: INR 25 /-
Timings: 6:00 AM – 6:00 PM
The Best month to visit: September to March
This charming wildlife sanctuary extends to an area of 181 square km. Located in South West of Bengaluru on the borders of Wayanad of Kerala and Karnataka, is a one-stop destination for wildlife enthusiasts.
While you can trek the wild trails and explore Bhrahmagiri wildlife. You can find a great number of elephants and sambar. Moreover, Irupu Falls is the gateway to mountain ranges making it a popular tourist attraction.
Make sure to trek in groups or along with authorized forest department guides as you can witness wild elephants along the way.
Nagarhole National Park
Entry Fee: Rs 150 per person
Timings: 6:45 am- 8:45 am & 4:00 pm – 6: 00 pm
The best month to visit: April and May
This park is also known as the Rajiv Gandhi National Park. The park expanding to an area of 642.4 square km.
This densely populated forest reserve is the abode of numerous Indian leopards, tigers, hyenas, and elephants.
And hence you can spot a variety of predators, especially tigers here. Located in the Mysuru plateau in the Karnataka and Nilgiri mountains,
this wondrous wildlife park is an attractive gateway for avid travellers who want to take a tour of the densely populated wildlife habitat of Karnataka.
Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary
Entry Fee: Rs 10 per person
Timings: 7:00 am – 6: 00 pm (every day)
The best month to visit: November to March
This sanctuary covers an area of 92.65 sq km, wildlife lovers can peep into this great Indian sanctuary located in central-western ghats that steady their nerves.
The location exactly lies in Kumarahalli, Karnataka is one of the awesome 21 wildlife sanctuaries of Karnataka and the renowned bird sanctuary of the world.
However, this sanctuary is easily approachable by road. Also, the area is a plastic-free zone. Above all Pushpagiri is the highest peak for hiking. You can traverse through thick forests to witness the wildlife diversity of rare and endangered species of birds and animals.
Talakaveri wildlife sanctuary
This spectacular sanctuary covers an area of 105 Square km in Bhagamandala, Karnataka.
The place lies in the division of Ranipuram hills and kottencheri hills of Kasargod district.
On the other hand, the origin of Talakaveri derives from the Cauvery river. It is enveloped in the tropical evergreen forest.
And hence the place is a shelter for various species. Above all Mt. Thavoor is the best trek in the lush greenery overlooking picturesque Bhagamandala.
Have you been to any of these wildlife sanctuaries? Do share your valuable experience in the comment section?
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