Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary

Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary situated in the midst of Western Ghats in Chikmagalur and Shimoga districts of Karnataka. It is about 275 kms from Bangalore and 38 kms from Chikmagalur town and covers an area of 492.46 Kms. The Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary boasts of a substantial tiger population It was declared as the 25th Project Tiger […]

Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary

Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary is located in Somwarpet taluk of Kodagu district in southern Karnataka. It is noted as one of the important bird areas of the world and home to rare and endangered bird life. It is spread over 102 Kms. The sanctuary adjoins Bisle reserve forest to the north and Kukke Subramanya forest range […]

Biligirirangan Hills

Krisnayyanakatte reservoir at the foot of the BR Hills

Biligirirangan Hills commonly called as B R Hills, is a hill range situated in south-eastern Karnataka, and it borders with Tamil Nadu in South India. It is located at a distance 254 Kms from Bangalore and 90 Kms from Mysore. The hills are located in Yelandur and Kollegal Taluks of Chamarajanagar District of Karnataka. The […]

Sanctuaries in Karnataka

Karnataka is known for its tourism. But very few know about the sanctuaries the state has. How many of you have visited a peacock or bear sanctuary? Karnataka has them and much more! Attiveri Bird Sanctuary Bandipur National Park Bankapur peacock sanctuary Bird Watching in Coorg Bannerghata National Park Anshi National Park Bheemeshwari Biligirirangan Hills […]

Deva Raya Wildlife Sanctuary

Deva Raya Wildlife Sanctuary in Bellary District of Karnataka is a private sanctuary maintained by the Association for the Preservation of the Environment based in Hyderabad. The sanctuary is named after kings of the Vijayanagar Empire. An eco-tourism area due to its unique terrain, flora and fauna is near to Hampi. Sanctuary protects leopards, bears, […]

Bankapur peacock sanctuary

Bankapur peacock sanctuary situated in Bankapur village of Shiggon taluk, is just 2.5 km from the Pune-Bangalore  national highway NH-4, 22 km from Haveri town towards Hubli.This sanctuary is situated on 139 acres of land which has the remains of the historic Bankapura Fort. The peacock sanctuary in Bankapura is the only second sanctuary in […]

Attiveri Bird Sanctuary

Attiveri Bird Sanctuary is around 15 km from Mundgod in Kalghatgi taluk of Dharwad district of Uttara  Karnataka. It is located at a distance of 400 Kms from Bangalore. It spreads over an area of about 2.23 sq kms, the sanctuary is located in and around the Attiveri reservoir. The Attiveri Reservoir was formed as […]

Jayamangali Blackbuck Conservation Reserve

Living in Bangalore, not many of us are aware of the natural resources present  in the vicinity of  our city. One such location is the Jayamangali (formerly Maidenahalli) Blackbuck Conservation Reserve is Tumkur District. This reserve is only notified protected area is the part of the Deccan Plateau. Next to this is the small village, […]

Bheemeshwari

Bheemeshwari is a small town that lies between the Shivanasamudra falls and Mekedatu falls, on the Cauvery river in Mandya district of Karnataka. It is a great spot for eco-tourism and is a natural habitat for the mahseer fish found in the waters of the Cavery. Mahseer is considered as one of the finest game […]