Nagarhole National Park  

Nagarhole National Park lies to the north of the Kabini river (the Bandipur national park lies to the south of it), spreading over 643.39 sq. kms. A dam on the Kabini river and its scenic reservoir demarcate the two parks. At Nagarhole, too, there are fine facilities for some good wildlife-watching and sizeable groups of gaur, elephants, sambar, chital and even an occasional tiger or leopard can be spotted. The other inhabitants of the Park are the muntjac, the tiny mouse deer, giant squirrel, slender loris, wild boar, langurs and macaques.The Park boasts around 250 species of birds, which include the Malabar trogan, the Malabar pied hornbill, the great black woodpecker, the Indian pitta and the green imperial pigeon. The jungle cat, leopard cat and the rusty spotted cat are the residents of the Park.

The nearest towns are Kutta (7 km) and Mysore (80 km). The nearest railhead is Mysore and the nearest airport is at Bangalore (220 km). The Kabini River Lodge has excellent facilities, as far as accomodation is concerned. 

When to visit 

The best time to visit is March-August. 

Some of the most beautiful parks and sanctuaries of India 
Wildlife in Kerala
Kaziranga National Park, Assam
Bandipur National Park, Karnataka
Wildlife in Bihar
Mudumalai Sanctuary, Tamil Nadu
Periyar National Park, Kerala
Kanha National Park, Madhya Pradesh
Ranthambore National Park, Rajasthan
Sunderban Tiger Reserve, WestBengal
Bandhavgarh National Park, Madhya Pradesh
Namdapha National Park, Arunachal Pradesh
Wildlife in Orissa
Manas Tiger Reserve, Assam
Nagarhole National Park, Karnataka
Bharatpur National Park, Rajasthan
Sariska Tiger Reserve, Rajasthan
Keibul Lam Jao National Park, Manipur
Dudhwa National Park, Uttar Pradesh
Bannerghata National Park,Karnataka
Gir National Park and Sanctuary, Gujarat
Dachigam National Park, Jammu & Kashmir