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, barking deers, 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 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 center,
Syndicate circle Dandeli, Shree Ganesh Hotel, B B Bakery, Dandeli Eco Tours and
Location: Dandeli Wildlife
Sanctuary is located precisely 15°30?23?N 74°23?30?E in North Kanada. To be
more apt, it is on SH46 route.