nagarhole national park

nagarhole national park, Nagarhole

Nagarhole National Park
Place Type : Wildlife Sanctuary
Category : Outing
Peak Season : Not Available
City : Nagarhole
State / District : Karnataka / Kodagu
Category : Outing
Place Type : Wildlife Sanctuary
City : Nagarhole
State : Karnataka
District : Kodagu

Nagarhole National Park, is a national park located in Kodagu district and Mysore district in Karnataka state in South India. This park was declared the thirty seventh Project Tiger tiger reserve in 1999. It is part of the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve.

The park ranges the foothills of the Western Ghats spreading down the Brahmagiri hills and south towards Kerala state. The park covers 643 km2 (248 sq mi) located to the north-west of Bandipur National Park. The Kabini reservoir separates the two parks. Elevations of the park range from 687 to 960 m (2,254 to 3,150 ft). It is 50 km (31 mi) from the major city of Mysore.

The park derives its name from naga, meaning snake and hole, referring to streams. The park was an exclusive hunting reserve of the kings of the Wodeyar dynasty, the former rulers of the Kingdom of Mysore. It was set up in 1955 as a wildlife sanctuary and later its area increased to 643.39 km (399.78 mi). It was upgraded into a national park in 1988. The park was declared a tiger reserve in 1999.


Address :

Kabini River Lodge, Karapura, Nisana Beltur Post, HD Kote Taluk, Mysuru, Karnataka 571114

Contact No. : 08228264402
Reference : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nagarhole_National_Park
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