Nagarhole National Park

Nagarhole National Park, Mysore - Madikeri Rd, Hunsur, Karnataka, India

Naga (Snake) Hole (Streams), is one of the most popular parks in South India. Not only for Wildlife Lovers, this park also attracts lot of nature lovers. The boat rides on the adjoining Kabini reservoir, the waterfalls, streams make this park very picturesque. Should you wish to click Leopards sitting on a tree, with legs hanging, with green bokeh as a backdrop is a beautiful memory. Nagarhole National Park is a part of Nilgiri Biosphere, and might be recognised as a World Heritage Site. Largest population of Elephants in South India is in this Biosphere. Similarly the Predators, i.e. Tigers, and Leopards, and Wild Dogs have almost equivalent density in this park. Many a times lot of Wildlife of this park is seen outside the park as well. I (Sharad Vats) have seen a pack of about 20 Dholes outside the park. Crocodiles, and Otters can be seen in the Kabini reservoir. In summers huge herds of Elephants conglomerate in the area. It is an Important bird area, with lot of forest birds, and large gatherings of water birds