Wildlife Tours in Dandeli

Dandeli can be described as the gift that keeps on giving. Located in the Uttara Karnataka region, South Karnataka, it spreads over 834.16 sq. Km.  This sanctuary is filled with deciduous trees, bamboo and teak plantations that makes this as valuable as ever. The Anshi Park & Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary are a joint tiger reserve with a present count of 11 tigers. Recognised as the second largest wildlife reserve in Karnataka in 1956, this sanctuary is not just home to a large species of animals, birds, reptiles but also has a myriad of water bodies, streams, waterfalls, caves, forts, rocks and so much more.  

Wildlife tours in Dandeli feels like a tour of a large, all-encompassing ecosystem inside our larger one. There is never a moment of boredom here because there are many places and structures to explore here. Only 57 kms away from Dharwad, which is the closest town to the sanctuary, it is accessible by rail, road and flights. This sanctuary finds itself on the banks of the River Kali, naturally surrounded by thick, evergreen and dense forests that will temporarily make you forget all else with their beauty.  

Beaches, mountains and deserts make for lovely landscapes too but there is something about getting away for a weekend to observe the wildlife that occupies the same space as us. On wildlife tours in Dandeli, you can expect to encounter a wide range of flora and fauna – with over 300 bird families and popularly studied crocodiles, this sanctuary has it all. You can even begin to explore the sanctuary by foot and switch to a boat ride or rafting to cover some distance, the options here are endless. Wildlife tours in Dandeli have more to offer and are a proud addition to the many sanctuaries Karnataka has to offer. 

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