Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary is the foremost amongst the tourist places in Dandeli. It offers lush flora and rare species of fauna. Some unusual mammals you will come across in this wildlife sanctuary are sloth bears, black panther, barking deer, the Indian pangolin (an ant-eating mammal), the Malabar giant squirrel, rare black panther amongst others. It isn’t surprising that the Dandeli wildlife sanctuary tops charts amongst the other places to visit in Dandeli because it offers over 200 species of birds for the bird watchers.
Birds like Casque, Malabar Pied Hornbill, Blue-Throated Barbet, Peregrine Falcon, are often spotted by nature lovers. There are ample medicinal plants amongst the evergreen and deciduous growth. These wildlife safaris and bird watching are a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
Distance from Dandeli: It is exactly at 3 km distance from Dandeli and believed to be on 8 minutes drive via J.N.road and 9 minutes drive via Barchi Road and Haliyal - Dandeli Rd. Some of the landmarks you will come across on the routes are Singapore gift centre, Syndicate circle Dandeli, Shree Ganesh Hotel, BB Bakery, Dandeli Eco Tours and Deluxe ground.
Location: Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary is located precisely in North Kanada. To be precise, it is on the SH46 route.