Bangalore to Nagarhole National Park
Package price per person sharing twin
Product Code : AGORA295
Embark on three days tour to Nagarhole National Park, a perfect wildlife destination with some great wildlife sightings. It is one of the densely populated tiger reserve in India which offers wide diversity of flora and fauna. The forest is very thick and dense with number of streams passing through it providing good water sources for the mammals. The forest has good ratio of predator and prey, with good number of Tigers, leopards, Indian Gaur, Asiatic elephants, spotted deers, Sambhar deers, Wild boars, etc. Private round trip transfer from Bnagalore, 2 nights accommodation with all meals, and 3 gypsy safari in Tiger Reserve are well included in your package.
Day 1: Bangalore - Kabini / Nagarhole National Park (222kms/ 4hrs)
Pick up from your Bangalore hotel or Bangalore airport and drive to Kabini/ Nagarhole National Park check in at resort. The park is located in a place where the Deccan plateau joins with the Western Ghats. The park’s altitude ranges from 680m to 1,454m.
North – This region is bordered by Kabini river. This is the main water source of the park and many mammals can be spotted near the banks. The region receives heavy rainfall and is covered with forest. Moist deciduous forest are common here. Large herbivores are spotted easily.
South East – This part of the park is dry and excellent spot for finding predators and also for birdwatching.
Center – This region is famous for the Kabini backwaters. It is the best spot for finding elephants and other wildlife. Gaur and deers are common here.
West – This region is covered with mountains, streams, waterfalls and valleys. Bamboos and sandalwoods are common in this region. Tree dwelling animals can be easily spotted here.
After lunch gear up for your first Jeep / Boat safari. Dinner & overnight at Resort.
Day 2: Kabini / Nagarhole National Park
Early morning and afternoon jeep and boat safari in the national park.
Top animals to spot here are Bengal tiger, leopard, sloth bear, ussuri dhole, antelope, barking beer, sambar deer and elephant. You can find many jungle bison here. In places where bamboo trees are found, elephants are very common. Other common animals to spot are jungle cat, leopard cat, gray langur, civet, mongoose, bonnet macaque, Indian giant flying squirrel, hare, pangolin and others.
Nagarhole national park is famous for birdwatching too. More than 250 species of birds are found here. The birds are commonly found near the KabiniRiver. Top birds to spot are blue bearded bee-eater, Malabar whistling thrush, common osprey, duck and herons.
The park is an important bird watching spot during summer season. The artificial lakes and rivers dry into puddles, which attract many birds. Top birds to spot are white backed vulture, greater spotted eagle, Nilgiri wood pigeon, red headed vulture, blue winged parakeet, oriental white ibis, Malabar grey hornbill and others. In the dry region of the park, top birds to spot are painted bush quail, ashy prinia, Indian robin, yellow-legged green pigeon, Indian peafowl and others.
Top reptiles found in the park are muggers, common vine snake, bamboo pit viper, Indian rock python, Indian monitor lizard, common wolf snake and others. There are 96 species of dung beetles and more than 60 species of ants in the park. Most interesting ant species in the park is the jumping ant, which can jump up to one meter high.
The Northern part of Western Ghats form a predominate region in the park. This region is filled with moist deciduous forests. Rosewood and teakwood are found very common in the southern part of the park. In the central part of the park, dry deciduous forests are found. Pala indigo is very common here. In the swamp regions, Eugenia trees are very common. Other main trees found in this park are silver oak, sandalwood, teak, crocodile bark, Indian kino tree, axle wood, kadam, cotton tree, ficus, beechwood, Indian gooseberry and others. Top conspicuous tree species are clumping bamboo, flame of the forest and golden shower tree.
Day 3: Kabini / Nagarhole National Park – Bangalore (222kms/ 4hrs approx)
Early Morning optional safari in the tiger reserve. Post breakfast drive to Bangalore and drop off to your hotel or airport.
Pickup and Drop from Bangalore by AC Car
2 Nights accommodation at resort in Kabini with all meals.
3 Time open Gypsy safaris in Kabini/ Nagarhole National Park
2 Boat safari in Kabini River (shared)
All forest permissions and guide charges
All toll and parking
Hotels used or similar
Kabini / Nagarhole x 2 nights
3* - Kabini Lake View Resort / Kabini Springs Resort
4* - Red Earth / The Peepal Tree
5* - The Serai Kabini/ Waterwoods Lodges & Resorts
Any air fare
Camera charges at monuments
Expenses of personal nature like liquor, laundry, tips, telephone, fax, internet etc.
Or anything not mentioned above.