Nagarhole Wildlife Sanctuary is located in Bandipur in the state of Karnataka. It is the most popular wildlife sanctuary in Karnataka and is located at a distance of almost 5 hrs from Bangalore. Laying in the abode of nature the Nagarhole is one of the most beautiful wildlife sanctuaries in India that have attracted many tourists from all over the world. The calm and tranquil atmosphere together with the lush greenery has always helped in rejuvenating the tourists from their boring and hectic lifestyles.
The Nagarhole Wildlife Sanctuary in the state of Karnataka provides a perfect tour for the several adventure loving tourists. This wildlife sanctuary has different varieties of wildlife, flora and fauna and many small rivers, lakes and waterfalls. The best way to enjoy the flora and fauna of this forest is though the elephant safari which will take to the remotest part of this spectacular forest. If you are not comfortable in travelling on the elephants then you can also hire a jeep for a drive through this beautiful forest.
The main attraction here is the Gaur, which is better known as the India Bison. India Bison are found in quite a large numbers in the Nagarhole Wildlife Sanctuary. In very few other forest reserves of the world are the Gaur found in such a large numbers. The bank of the Kabeni River the gaurs can be easily spotted drinking water. Besides, other important animals found in this forest are the antelopes, elephants, deer, mongooses, cheetahs and wild boars.
The best time to visit Nagarhole is during the months of September to December.