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Park Name
Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary (492.46 Kms)
State
Karnataka
Country
India
Santuary Type
Wildlife Sanctuary, Any, Tiger Reserve, Elephant Reserve
Best Time to Visit
October, November, December, Any
Overview
Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary situated in the midst of Western Ghats in Chikmagalur and Shimoga districts of Karnataka.The Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary boasts of a substantial tiger population It was declared as the 25th Project Tiger of India in 1998. Kallahathigiri is the higest peak in the sanctuary with a height of 1,875 Mts. Kemmannugundi and Bababuden Hills, are within the sanctuary. The lush green vegetation and lofty hill ranges are a beautiful and spectacular. The wildlife sanctuary is called so after the Bhadra River which flows through the lush forests. The lush green vegetation of the Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary consists of mostly moist and dry deciduous forests. More than 120 species of trees grow here, which include Teak, Rosewood, Mathi, Honne, Nandi, Tadasalu and Kindal. Bhadra is popularly known as Muthodi Wildlife Sanctuary, after the village on its fringes.

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Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary

06-Feb-2023(Morning)

Updated By : Guide

Description

 elephants, gaur, sambar, barking deer, spotted deer, wild boar, malabar giant squirrel.

Mammals

elephants, gaur, sambar, barking deer, spotted deer, wild boar, malabar giant squirrel

Birds

osprey, river terns, malabar pied hornbills, crested serpent eagle

Reptiles

monitor lizard

Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary

05-Feb-2023(Morning)

Updated By : Guide

Description

tiger, elephants, gaur, sambar, barking deer, spotted deer, wild boar, malabar giant squirrel.

Mammals

tiger, elephants, gaur, sambar, barking deer, spotted deer, wild boar, malabar giant squirrel

Birds

osprey, river terns, malabar pied hornbills, crested serpent eagle

Reptiles

crocodile, monitor lizard

Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary

04-Feb-2023(Morning)

Updated By : Guide

Description

3 leopards, sloth bear, elephants, gaur, sambar, barking deer, spotted deer, wild boar, malabar giant squirrel.

Mammals

3 leopards, sloth bear, elephants, gaur, sambar, barking deer, spotted deer, wild boar, malabar giant squirrel

Birds

osprey, grey headed fish eagle, river terns, malabar pied hornbills, crested serpent eagle

Reptiles

crocodile, monitor lizard

Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary

03-Feb-2023(Morning)

Updated By : Guide

Description

 sloth bear, elephants, gaur, sambar, barking deer, spotted deer, wild boar, malabar giant squirrel.

Mammals

sloth bear, elephants, gaur, sambar, barking deer, spotted deer, wild boar, malabar giant squirrel

Birds

brown fish owl, osprey, crested hawk eagle, river terns, malabar pied hornbills, crested serpent eagle

Reptiles

crocodile

Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary

02-Feb-2023(Morning)

Updated By : Guide

Description

4 leopards, sloth bear, elephants, gaur, sambar, barking deer, spotted deer, wild boar, malabar giant squirrel.

Mammals

4 leopards, sloth bear, elephants, gaur, sambar, barking deer, spotted deer, wild boar, malabar giant squirrel

Birds

brown fish owl, osprey, grey headed fish eagle, river terns, malabar pied hornbills, crested serpent eagle

Reptiles

crocodile

Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary

01-Feb-2023(Morning)

Updated By : Guide

Description

3 sloth bear (mother and cub; another at different place), herd of gaur, elephant, sambar, barking deer, spotted deer, wild boar

Mammals

3 sloth bear (mother, cub; another at different place), herd of gaur, elephant, sambar, barking deer, spotted deer, wild boar

Birds

stork billed kingfisher, osprey, crested hawk eagle, woolly necked stork, river terns, malabar pied hornbills, crested serpent eagle

Reptiles

2 crocodiles

Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary

31-Jan-2023(Morning)

Updated By : Guide

Description

pack of 3 wild dogs, herd of gaur, elephant, sambar, barking deer, spotted deer, wild boar

Mammals

pack of 3 wild dogs, herd of gaur, elephant, sambar, barking deer, spotted deer, wild boar

Birds

brown fish owl, osprey, crested hawk eagle, grey headed fish eagle, woolly necked stork, river terns, malabar pied hornbills, crested serpent eagle

Reptiles

crocodile

Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary

30-Jan-2023(Morning)

Updated By : Guide

Description

2 leopards, herd of gaur, elephant, sambar, barking deer, spotted deer, wild boar, malabar giant squirrel.

Mammals

2 leopards, herd of gaur, elephant, sambar, barking deer, spotted deer, wild boar, malabar giant squirrel

Birds

brown fish owl, osprey, crested hawk eagle, grey headed fish eagle, woolly necked stork, river terns, malabar pied hornbills, crested serpent eagle

Reptiles

crocodile

Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary

29-Jan-2023(Morning)

Updated By : Guide

Description

leopard, gaur, sambar, barking deer, spotted deer, wild boar, malabar giant squirrel.

Mammals

leopard, gaur, sambar, barking deer, spotted deer, wild boar, malabar giant squirrel

Birds

brown fish owl, osprey, crested hawk eagle, grey headed fish eagle, woolly necked stork, red spur fowl, river terns, malabar pied hornbills, crested serpent eagle

Reptiles

monitor lizard

Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary

28-Jan-2023(Morning)

Updated By : Guide

Description

3 sloth bear, gaur, sambar, barking deer, spotted deer, wild boar, malabar giant squirrel.

Mammals

3 sloth bear, gaur, sambar, barking deer, spotted deer, wild boar, malabar giant squirrel

Birds

brown fish owl, osprey, crested hawk eagle, grey headed fish eagle, woolly necked stork, red spur fowl, river terns, malabar pied hornbills, crested serpent eagle

Reptiles

monitor lizard, crocodile

Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary

27-Jan-2023(Morning)

Updated By : Guide

Description

4 leopards, elephants, gaur, sambar, barking deer, spotted deer, wild boar, malabar giant squirrel.

Mammals

4 leopards, elephants, gaur, sambar, barking deer, spotted deer, wild boar, malabar giant squirrel

Birds

brown fish owl, osprey, crested hawk eagle, grey headed fish eagle, wooly necked stork, stork billed kingfisher, river terns, malabar pied hornbills, crested serpent eagle

Reptiles

monitor lizard, crocodile

Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary

26-Jan-2023(Morning)

Updated By : Guide

Description

tiger, 3 leopards, elephants, gaur, sambar, barking deer, spotted deer, wild boar, malabar giant squirrel.

Mammals

tiger, 3 leopards, elephants, gaur, sambar, barking deer, spotted deer, wild boar, malabar giant squirrel

Birds

brown fish owl, osprey, grey headed fish eagle, river terns, malabar pied hornbills, crested serpent eagle

Reptiles

monitor lizard, crocodile

Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary

25-Jan-2023(Morning)

Updated By : Guide

Description

leopard, sloth bear, elephant, gaur, sambar, barking deer, spotted deer, wild boar, malabar giant squirrel.

Mammals

leopard, sloth bear, elephant, gaur, sambar, barking deer, spotted deer, wild boar, malabar giant squirrel

Birds

osprey, grey headed fish eagle, river terns, malabar pied hornbills, crested serpent eagle

Reptiles

monitor lizard

Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary

24-Jan-2023(Morning)

Updated By : Guide

Description

gaur, sambar, barking deer, spotted deer, wild boar, malabar giant squirrel.

Mammals

gaur, sambar, barking deer, spotted deer, wild boar, malabar giant squirrel

Birds

osprey, river terns, malabar pied hornbills, crested serpent eagle

Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary

23-Jan-2023(Morning)

Updated By : Guide

Description

3 leopards, elephant, gaur, sambar, barking deer, spotted deer, wild boar, malabar giant squirrel.

Mammals

3 leopards, elephant, gaur, sambar, barking deer, spotted deer, wild boar, malabar giant squirrel

Birds

osprey, lesser adjutant stork, river terns, malabar pied hornbills, crested serpent eagle

Reptiles

monitor lizard

Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary

22-Jan-2023(Morning)

Updated By : Guide

Description

leopard, wild dogs, elephants, gaur, sambar, barking deer, spotted deer, wild boar, malabar giant squirrel.

Mammals

leopard, wild dogs, elephants, gaur, sambar, barking deer, spotted deer, wild boar, malabar giant squirrel

Birds

osprey, brown fish owl, grey headed fish eagle, river terns, malabar pied hornbills, crested serpent eagle

Reptiles

monitor lizard, crocodile

Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary

20-Jan-2023(Morning)

Updated By : Guide

Description

elephants, gaur, sambar, barking deer, spotted deer, wild boar, malabar giant squirrel.

Mammals

elephants, gaur, sambar, barking deer, spotted deer, wild boar, malabar giant squirrel

Birds

osprey, river terns, malabar pied hornbills, crested serpent eagle

Reptiles

monitor lizard, crocodile

Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary

19-Jan-2023(Morning)

Updated By : Guide

Description

  elephants, gaur, sambar, barking deer, spotted deer, wild boar, malabar giant squirrel.

Mammals

elephants, gaur, sambar, barking deer, spotted deer, wild boar, malabar giant squirrel

Birds

osprey, river terns, malabar pied hornbills, crested serpent eagle

Reptiles

monitor lizard

Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary

14-Jan-2023(Morning)

Updated By : Guide

Description

elephants, gaurs, sambar, barking deer, spotted deer, wild boar, malabar giant squirrel.

Mammals

elephants, gaurs, sambar, barking deer, spotted deer, wild boar, malabar giant squirrel

Birds

osprey, indian pitta, malabar pied hornbills, grey headed fish eagle, crested serpent eagle, brown fish owl

Reptiles

monitor lizard, crocodile

Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary

13-Jan-2023(Morning)

Updated By : Guide

Description

leopard, gaurs, sambar, barking deer, spotted deer, wild boar, malabar giant squirrel

Mammals

leopard, gaurs, sambar, barking deer, spotted deer, wild boar, malabar giant squirrel

Birds

osprey, malabar pied hornbills, crested serpent eagle, brown fish owl

Reptiles

monitor lizard

Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary

12-Jan-2023(Morning)

Updated By : Guide

Description

sloth bear, wild dogs with spotted deer kill, elephants, gaurs, sambar, barking deer, spotted deer, wild boar, malabar giant squirrel

Mammals

sloth bear, wild dogs with spotted deer kill, elephants, gaurs, sambar, barking deer, spotted deer, wild boar, malabar giant squirrel

Birds

osprey, malabar pied hornbills, river terns, grey headed fish eagle, crested serpent eagle, brown fish owl

Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary

11-Jan-2023(Morning)

Updated By : Guide

Description

leopard, 3 sloth bears, wild dogs, herd of elephants, gaurs, sambar, barking deer, spotted deer, wild boar, malabar giant squirrel,

Mammals

leopard, 3 sloth bears, wild dogs, herd of elephants, gaurs, sambar, barking deer, spotted deer, wild boar, malabar giant squirrel

Birds

osprey, malabar pied hornbills, river terns, grey headed fish eagle, crested serpent eagle, brown fish owl

Reptiles

monitor lizard, crocodile

Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary

10-Jan-2023(Morning)

Updated By : Guide

Description

sloth bear, elephants, gaurs, sambar, barking deer, spotted deer, wild boar, malabar giant squirrel,

Mammals

sloth bear, elephants, gaurs, sambar, barking deer, spotted deer, wild boar, malabar giant squirrel

Birds

osprey, malabar pied hornbills, river terns, grey headed fish eagle, crested serpent eagle, brown fish owl

Reptiles

monitor lizard

Multiple species across multiple timelines

Multiple species for last7, 14 & 28 days and custom dates.

Multiple species for last 12 months

Multiple species for last 12 months

Selected species for across all gates

For the selected species compared across all gates for last 7,14 & 28 days and custom days

Selected species - morning versus evening

For the selected species for morning versus evening for last 7 days or 14 days or 28 days or custom dates.

Selected species across gates, last 12 months

For the selected species for all gates for lat 12 months

Selected species versus multiple parks

For the selected species compared to other parks for 7,14 & 28 days and for custom dates

Sightings description summary for last 7 days

Last week's sightings summary

Tiger sightings for last 7 days

Last week's tiger sightings names & summary

How to reach?

By Air: Nearest Airports: Bangalore, Mangalore
By Rail: Nearest Railway Station: Kadur Railway Station.

By Road: The Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary is well connected by roads and distances with various cities can be calculated as follows: Chikmagalur (40 km), Bangalore (285 km) and Mysore (200 km).

Safari

Jeep/Boat/Canter Safari

We offer a mix of Jeep, Canter & Boat safari with maximum Jeep Safaris. It's a "MUST" in Kabini as per the order of the Tourism & Forest Dept. You will NOT get exclusive gypsies here unlike other parts of India

Weather Details
MonthSeasonAvg. Minimum (°C/°F)Avg. Maximum (°C/°F)
JanuaryWinter15/5932/90
FebruaryWinter16/6135/95
MarchSummer22/7237/99
AprilSummer26/7943/109
MaySummer29/8443/109
JunePre-monsoon29/8439/102
JulyMonsoon26/7931/88
AugustMonsoon27/8132/90
SeptemberMonsoon25/7733/91
OctoberPost-monsoon/Winter20/6832/90
NovemberPost-monsoon/Winter13/5531/88
DecemberWinter11/5231/88

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