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If you have spent most of your school days busy reading Corbett’s books, ‘Man-Eaters of Kumaon’ and have been a fan of Rudyard Kipling’s ‘Jungle Book’, if you spent hours watching the National Geographic and Discovery and the Animal Planet channels you should at once embark on your own to enjoy the wildlife sanctuaries and national parks abundant with various species of flora and fauna. Among the many wildlife sanctuaries of Karnataka, you can choose the Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary for various reasons. Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary, Dandeli National Park, Dandeli Sanctuary Karnataka,Wildlife sanctuary Dandeli ,dandeli wildlife sanctuary Spread over an area of 834.16 sq.km, Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary is neighbor to Goa’s Mahaveer sanctuary and is the second largest wildlife sanctuary in Karnataka.
Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary offers you the opportunity to explore the unspoilt wilderness with a captivating landscape. You will be spellbound as you make your way in the sanctuary, enjoying the undulating steep slopes of the hills, the picturesque deep ravines and the deciduous and semi evergreen forests. Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary, Dandeli National Park, Dandeli Sanctuary Karnataka,Wildlife sanctuary Dandeli ,dandeli wildlife sanctuary Spotting animals involves an element of luck even though the sanctuary abounds with panthers, tigers, gaurs, wild dogs, elephants, civet cats, bison, jackals, langurs, mouse deer, sloth bear and giant flying squirrels.
Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary is house to many avian species and reptiles. Birds like magpie robin, crested serpent eagle and golden backed woodpecker are found here. The sanctuary offers you the opportunity to enjoy a ride in a coracle down the Kali River. As you drift down the river you can revel in the sight of hornbills returning to their nests in the tall trees on the river banks, catch the darters drying their plumes and enjoy the sight of egrets flying at the backdrop of the orange sky.
Furnished tents, cottages with attached baths and dormitories are part of Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary’s excellent accommodation. A well stacked library, arrangements for video screening, jungle safaris nature walks, bird watching, crocodile sighting trips, fishing, coracle boat rides and trekking in the jungles are the various facilities offered by the sanctuary. Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary, Dandeli National Park, Dandeli Sanctuary Karnataka,Wildlife sanctuary Dandeli ,dandeli wildlife sanctuary The syntheri rocks, a cluster of monolithic granite structure with the Kaneri flowing by its side offers a spectacular view amidst the thick forest
The calm and peaceful Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary is reputed as the largest wildlife sanctuary in Karnataka. Nestling some very rare animal and birds is an unspoilt, untouched and unexplored treasure of wildlife that is sure to leave you spellbound. Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary abounds with a richness of Flora and Fauna. Its richness and diversity offers ample opportunities to nature lovers to enjoy the captivating landscape. The sanctuary is generally undulating with steep slopes with picturesque deep river valleys and rich hilly forest terrain. The breathtaking valleys, regal looking meandering rivers and the splendid scenic beauty of the syntheri rock make it an awe inspiring experience. The forest in Dandeli is typical moist deciduous and semi evergreen types, with pockets of every green.
Spread over 834.16 sq.km the Dandeli wildlife sanctuary is the second largest in Karnataka and is contiguous with the Mahaveer sanctuary in Goa.
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Sighting animals is difficult and always involves an element of luck. The sanctuary is home of the barking, spotted and mouse deer, sloth bear, panther, tiger, gaur, elephant, wild dog, civet cat, bison, jackal, langur and giant flying squirrel, besides a variety of colourful birds and reptiles. The reptilian and amphibian fauna of the region include a variety of ruffles and frogs.
Evening ride in a coracle (a circular boat, woven with bamboo and lined with buffalo hide), down the river Kali is memorable. The leisurely drift of the coracle allows you to watch hornbills returning to nest in tall trees on river banks, observe darters drying their plumes on deadwood entrenched in the river and admire egrets flying against an orange sky.
35 km from Dandeli National Park is Syntheri rocks, awsome monolithic granite structure amidst thich forest, with the perennial river Kaneri flowing by its side. There are innumerable trekking trails and fishing spots at Dandeli.Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary Tours
In the Dandeli National Park. It has well furnished tents, dormitories, a herbarium, well stocked library, video film screening etc. Jungle safaris are arranged for tourists both during morning and evening hours.
The main wildlife species include elephant, tiger, leopard, gaur, flying squirrel, mouse, deer etc. and main bird species include magpie robin, golden backed woodpecker, crested serpent eagle and a large variety of other birds.
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