Weekend Trip to Nagarhole , Karnataka
- Bird Watching
Summer 22 to 40°C
Winter 10 to 32°C
Distance / Traveling Time
From Bangalore: 220 kilometers / 4 h ,50 m
Best Time To Visit
Nagarhole is a small town, located at in close vicinity of the popular Nagarhole National Park. The town is praised for its picturesque natural setting and rich flora and fauna. Lush green forests and beautiful waterfalls are also some of the attractive attributes of Nagarhole. Beautiful temples also provide a truer glimpse of the cultural significance of the town. The town is a paradise for nature lovers and wildlife enthusiasts. Thus, amidst various getaways from Bangalore, Nagarhole is one destination that meets various interests such as wildlife, bird watching, falls, and temples.
How to Reach Nagarhole
Mysore, situated at a distance of 80 km, is the nearest railhead to reach Nagarhole. Additionally, Nanjangud is also another railway station located at a distance of 55 km from Nagarhole. Further, to move in and around the town, there are cabs and taxis available.
Mysore, located at a distance of 80 km, is the nearest airport to reach Nagarhole. At the airport, there are cabs and taxis available to carry visitors from the airport to in and around locations of the town.
Nagarhole is well-connected to Bangalore via Mysore. Reaching Nagarhole via road is preferable in case of self-owned vehicles. Apart from this, there are taxis and cabs available for hire to reach Nagarhole from Bangalore.
Attractions in Nagarhole
Nagarhole National Park
Established in 1988, Nagarhole National Park is renowned as one of the major wildlife attractions in South India. As being the part of Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve, the national park is also known as ‘Rajiv Gandhi National Park’. This place is also praised for featuring rich flora and fauna.
Lakshmana Tirtha Falls is another name for Irpu Falls, situated in the Bhramagiri hills. The fresh waterfall is 60 m in height and being surrounded with lush greenery makes the sight a complete divine experience. Along with being a major tourist attraction, Irupu falls is also acclaimed as a pilgrim spot.
Situated on the banks of the Lakshman Tirtha River, Rameshwara Temple is a very popular temple, devoted to Lord Shiva. Hindu Mythology says that Lord Rama and Lakshmana transited along the Bhramagiri range in search of Sita, beloved wife of Lord Ram.