Nagarahole Tiger Reserve
Abutting the north-western boundary of Bandipur National park in Karnataka, situated is the Nagarhole National Park. The Kabini reservoir separates Nagarhole from Bandipur.
In the Western Ghats, it is a major wildlife destination to spot tigers in India. The park is stretched across 643 sq km across Kodagu and Mysore districts.
Established as a wildlife sanctuary in 1955, it was in the year 1999 when Nagarhole National Park was declared a tiger reserve.
The combined protected area (1500 sq km) of Bandipur and Nagarhole is estimated to be home to almost 250 tigers. No wildlife sighting is guaranteed but Nagarhole is known for its incredible wildlife encounters.
The park offers opportunities to explore several other forms of wildlife, like leopard, golden jackal, jungle cat, porcupine and barking deer.