Wildlife Pleasures at the Nagarhole National Park

Posted On May 9, 2012 

Visit the Nagarhole National Park which is the ideal place to get the best of wildlife delights. Come and enjoy in the ambience of this beautiful park and bask in the pleasures of this truly amazing experience. This is one visit that you should never miss in the tours to the state of Karnataka in India. Get the ideal delights here and enjoy this earlier hunting reserve in this part of the world and get the pleasures of the most fascinating zones in this part of India.

The Nagarhole National Park is also known as the Rajiv Gandhi National park and was declared as a wildlife sanctuary in the year 1955 and was later made into a national park in the year 1988. The park spans an area of around 643 square kilometres and lies between the districts of Coorg and Mysore in the state of Karnataka.

Nagarhole National ParkThe park is open all the year around. With the nearest airport as Mysore and Bangalore, the city of Mysore is the nearest railhead. The park is also connected well to Madikeri and Bangalore by road.

The Mudumalai National Park, Bandipur national park and the Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary form one of the largest protected zones for the Southern Indian Wildlife. The park is also a major portion of the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve and is being viewed to be selected for the World Heritage Site by the authorities of the UNESCO along with the beautiful Western Ghats.

Getting its name from the Kannada words Naga which means snake and Hole which means stream, the Nagarhole National park has the River Kabini separating the two beautiful reserves at Bandipur and Nagarhole. The other two lovely rivers here in the area of the park are the Teentha and the Lakshmana and with the innumerable forests in and around the regions filling the entire region with the best kind of wildlife and waterfalls.

Due to heavy rainfall here, the park has a lot of grassy swamps with the best amalgamation of eucalyptus and teak. With the sights of the best kind of wildlife, this is one land that is sure to give you maximum pleasures and so get to see the delightful views of sloth bars, tigers, leopards, wild dogs, sambar, spotted deer, four horned antelopes, and elephants and also the wild boars. The elephants here are a great sight and they are seen everywhere here in their natural habitat.

Nagarhole ElephantsThere are many other mammals that are present here so you can surely see the bonnet macaques, the common langur, the leopards, the slender Loris, the jungle cats, the porcupines, the civet cats, common otters, mongoose, the giant squirrels, the jackals, the pangolins, hares, mouse deer and the best plethora of amphibians and birds.

The LeopardsThe Malabar whistling thrushes, the blue bearded bee eaters, the scarlet minivets, the common ospreys, the ducks and herons are some of the important species found here in the avifauna populace. Then of course you have the beautiful greenery here which totally enchants the tourist. A perfect paradise for birds and the best way a wildlife enthusiast could spend his holidays in this part of the world; the Nagarhole National park is a place not to be missed in travels to south India.

Ensure that you have the facilities of the resorts in and around the park to get the best panoramic views of the entire park and enjoy the sights in the vans and jeeps that are run by the Department of Forestry here. There are guides who accompany you and make your tours here more memorable. There are many observation towers here inside the forest and these contribute to making this tour here a greatly exhilarating experience. Feel closer to nature here and enjoy the trekking trails here that provide you with the adventure and excitement you searched for. Experience the beauty of the flora and fauna here and bask in the beautiful pleasures of a land that is surely not to be forgotten.

Jeep safariA treasure house of greenery and wildlife, this is a region that would certainly leave you breathless with excitement and speechless with the sights of the beautiful surroundings. So come here and experience paradise on earth and go back totally satiated with Mother Nature’s blessings.

Related Posts

Speak Your Mind

Tell us what you're thinking...
and oh, if you want a pic to show with your comment, go get a gravatar!

CommentLuv badge