||5729.07 sq km
||October to March
|Main Animal Species
||Sloth Bear, Barking Deer, Black Panthers Indian Pangolian and more than 200 bird species
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Feel the spine chilling adventure of traveling deep inside the Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary. Experience the fascinating sights and encounter diverse fauna and avifauna species in their natural habitat.
Travel Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary to catch a glimpse of some exotic species of animals. The sanctuary is home to numerous fauna species such as elephants, rare black panthers, tigers, wild pigs, sloth bears, barking deer, mongoose, Malabar Giant Squirrel and many more.
Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary is a paradise for bird watchers. The sanctuary provides shelter to several avian species like Malabar Pies Hornbill, Barbet, Peregrine Falcon, Great Pied Hornbill, Blue-Throated Barbet, Grey Jungle Fowl, Black Drongo, Greater Falmeback, Spangled Drongo, Asian Paradise Flycatcher, House Crow and many more.
The forest of Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary comprises of deciduous and evergreen trees including teak and bamboo plantations. There are some fruit bearing trees which provides food to numerous bird species. The forest also has some medicinal plants which are used to cure body ailments
Recreational Activities at Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary
Enjoy nature walk in the thin paths crossing through the forests of bamboo and teak. Admire the scenic beauty of nature and rejuvenate yourself in serene laps of nature at Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary.
It is truly an exciting experience of undertaking jeep safari and spotting varied fauna species.
Outdoor camping and overnight camping adds more thrill in your trip to the sanctuary. Get the taste of nature in pitch darkness and enjoy the delicious barbecue.
Canoing and Kayaking
Indulge in exciting adventure sports like kayaking on man-made reservoir near the Dandeli wildlife sanctuary. Another thrilling activity for adventure lurks is canoing in the Sathkonda Canyon near the sanctuary.
Accommodation Near Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary
Plethora of resorts and forest lodges in Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary provides comfortable stay to the visitors. The hotels has well furnished rooms, equipped with all modern amenities. The fantastic staff take care of requirements and needs of the guests and offer them excellent services. Book your stay with some popular resorts in Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary like Bison Resort, DJ Camp, Kali Adventure Camp, Devbagh Beach Resort, Wildernest Chorla and many more.
How to Get There
The nearest airports from the sanctuary are Hubli (75 kms), Goa (150 kms) and Belgaum (110 kms). Visitors can board flights from Mumbai and Bangalore International airports to reach these domestic airports.
Alnavar (32 kms) and Dharwad (57 kms) are the nearest railhead from Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary.
Daily bus services are available from Mumbai, Bangalore, Karwar, Goa, Dharwad and Belgaum to reach the sanctuary.
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