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What You Should Know More About Wildlife in Dandeli
Dandeli is a natural habitat for wildlife, including tigers, leopards, black panthers, elephants, gaur, deer, antelopes, and bears. It is the second largest wildlife sanctuary in Karnataka and was designated as a tiger reserve in 2007.
Bangalore to Dandeli distance is 460 kms. One can reach Dandeli from by the following mentioned transport options:
There are no direct flights or trains or buses between Pune to Dandeli. The distance is about 445 Kms.
Road: The convenient way to reach from Pune to Dandeli is to take a VRL from Pune to Dharwad and then take a taxi from Dharwad to Dandeli.
Air: The fastest way to reach Dandeli from Pune is to fly from Pune to Goa and then take a taxi from Goa to Dandeli.
Train: The cheapest way to reach Dandeli from Pune is to take the Tirunelveli Exp from Pune to Alnavar then take a taxi from Alnavar to Dandeli.
Distance between Goa to Dandeli is 115 km by Road. There are no direct flights or trains or buses between Goa to Dandeli. The convenient and fastest way to reach is to take a taxi from Goa to Dandeli.
The cheapest way to reach Dandeli from Goa is to take the Goa Express from Goa to Londa then take a taxi from Londa to Dandeli.
The best time to visit Dandeli for a wildlife safari would be the summer months i.e. from April to June. These are said to be the best months as the temperature rises, which means there are less number of tourists around.
Hence the animals are confident enough to venture out and roam. In turn making it easier for you to spot the vast wildlife this sanctuary has.
Following are some travel essentials when planning on visiting Dandeli for a wildlife safari:
The sanctuary is home to very rare and endangered wildlife. Namely:
Dandeli forest is home to many rare varieties of trees, plants, creepers and flowers. Such as:
Anshi National Park is rich in flora and fauna. Trees and plants that can be found here are:
Reptiles like the following are also present:
Anshi National Park is home to more than 200 species of birds. Like:
There are two safaris everyday at Dandeli that one can choose from. You will be driven in Open 4WD safari vehicles Find below:
The park is open to tourists from 6.00 in the morning to 6.00 in the evening.
Dandeli is an amazing destination for wildlife spotting and you can tour the sanctuary in a safari for just INR 900
Yes, skilled guides are on every vehicles to show you the best of flora and fauna.
Anshi National Park is known for the black panther as it is the only place in our country where you can spot this particular type of Panther.
At Dandeli there are chances to spot the tigers if you go during the best months of the year i.e. summer months from April to June.
Consumption of any kind intoxicants are strictly prohibited during wildlife safaris. But one can smoke.
The sound of waterfalls, the enchanting beauty of hills, breathtaking landscapes, alluring adventure spots and an incomparable mix of heritage-scenic beauty is what makes Dandeli one of the best tourism destinations.
Nestled in the natural beauty of North Karnataka, this hill station shares proximity with Goa and provides an indelible view of the great Indian landscapes. Following are some of the best options to stay at in Dandeli:
There are over 200 birds in Dandeli. Some are mentioned below:
Dandeli offers several activities for travelers, including bird watching experiences, Safari and adventure treks, including white water rafting. Camping at Dandeli is one of the best options to go for as it gives you a chance to stay close to nature and breathe in the beautiful flora and fauna of the place.
Following are some of the options:
Following are some of the things to do when you are in Dandeli other than going for a wildlife safari:
There are numerous places to visit in Dandeli that can be visited by tourists. Such as:
During Wildlife Safari, you will get ample opportunities to capture the picturesque place and the flora and fauna.
Birds, mammals, reptiles, there is just so much to shoot from your camera.
Traveller Tales from Dandeli
13 March 2017
"Awesome place. Food is ok ok..but if u r north indian or south Indian, doesn't matter..u will like the food. The resort owner is so polite and helpful, he will do everything u asked for. If u want liq...
02 March 2017
One of the best outing ever. We went in a big group of 14 people. The place was very easy to locate. It is located exactly inside Dandeli and lies close to Ganeshgudi. Situated next to the river Kali, ...
24 November 2015
Adventure at Panther Jungle Stay in Dandeli was a brilliant experience, I must say. The beauty of Dandeli is unexplainable. While we wondered what special thing we can do for anniversary, we decided to...
18 October 2015
kickass place bro! I am still thanking my stars I chose to have this experience rather than spending it on some other dinner or movie. Everything there is so cool, i mean from kayaking and other activi...
03 January 2018
awesome place, its was so pleasant and clam being there . really enjoyed alot even resort owner and staff were so polite and were very helpful. food was good. safety for girls and couples was good. wo...
12 December 2017
"Dandeli is an Ideal location in karnataka .we completely enjoyed our one night trip. ambiance , activities and service was totally out of box (5 star) and also value for money . "
28 December 2017
This is a perfect place for friends ,family and kids too. I was here with family and every one of us enjoyed this trip. This is also a really cost effective tour
23 February 2018
"It was a very peaceful place to stay. The activities were pretty good and the morning trek was awesome. The food was fine as well."
26 December 2017
"ecnomical, can improve on activites...gud food, excellent hospitality.. loved the place"
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