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Nagarhole national park

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  2. 2. DEFINATION OF NATIONAL PARK ‘A scenic or historically important area of countryside protected by the federal government for the enjoyment of the general public or the preservation of wildlife.’
  3. 3. IMPORTANCE OF NATIONAL PARK For learning For our enjoyment and health For a healthy environment For the variety of living things
  4. 4. Nagarahole National Park
  5. 5. Contents Introduction. History. General info. Time to visit. Maps. Flora & Fauna. Accomodation.
  6. 6. INTRODUCTION Nagarhole National Park , also known as Rajiv Gandhi National Park, is a national park located in Kodagu district and Mysore district in Karnataka state in South India. This park was declared the thirty seventh Project Tiger tiger reserve in 1999. It is part of the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve. The Western Ghats Nilgiri Sub-Cluster of 6,000 km2 (2,300 sq mi), including all of Nagarhole National Park, is under consideration by the UNESCO World Heritage Committee for selection as a World Heritage Site. The park has rich forest cover, small streams, hills, valleys and waterfalls. The park has a healthy tiger-predator ratio, with many tigers, Indian bison and elephants.
  8. 8. HISTORY …. Nagarahole is named after Cobra River  Situated in the state of Karnataka  Sanctuary n the year 1955 to National Park in 1983. 
  9. 9. GENERAL INFORMATION The park ranges the foothills of the Western Ghats spreading down the Brahmagiri hills and south towards Kerala state. It lies between the latitudes 12°15'37.69"E and longitudes 76°17'34.4"N. The park covers 643 km2 (248 sq mi) located to the north-west of Bandipur National Park. The Kabini reservoir separates the two parks. Elevations of the park range from 687–960 m (2,254–3,150 ft). It is 50 km (31 mi) from the major city of Mysore Together with the adjoining Bandipur National Park (870 km2 (340 sq mi)), Mudumalai National Park (320 km2 (120 sq mi)) and Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary (344 km2 (133 sq mi)), it forms the largest protected area in Southern India, totaling 2,183 km2(843 sq mi).
  10. 10. TIME TO VISIT Nagarhole National Park is open for public entry all the way through the year. But the best time to visit the Nagarhole National Park is from April to May, when the waterholes are dry and the animals come out to visit the lake. Nevertheless, the weather conditions are more pleasing from November to February.
  11. 11. HOW TO REACH..?? By Air: The nearest airport for Nagarhole National Park is Mysore. Mysore Airport is 95 km from the park. Mysore in turn is connected by Bangalore by means of regular flights. Bangalore is an International Airport and hence easily accessible by all national and international flights. Bangalore is around 140 km from Mysore. From Bangalore Airport the time by road to Nagarhole National Park is 5 hours.
  12. 12. Contd… By Train: The nearest railway station for Nagarhole National Park is again Mysore. As I said, Mysore is around 95 km from the park. Mysore is connected to Bangalore which in turn is connected to all the major cities in India. By Road: Nagarhole National Park is connected to all the cities via Mysore and Coorg. The Karnataka State Transport buses connects Nagarhole National Park with all other cities in the state. Additionally many private buses also ply regularly from Bangalore, Mysore, Madikeri to Nagarhole National Park.
  14. 14. Mammals: Elephant, Jackal, Tiger, Panther, Gaur,Muntjac,Sambar,Spotteddeer, Mongoose, Civet cat, Hyena, and Sloth Bear. Reptiles: King Cobra, Krait, Python, Viper, Tortoise, Monitor Lizard ,Toads etc. The main trees found are Rosewood, Teak, Sandalwood and Silver oak
  15. 15. Gaur Spotteddeer Sambar Hyena
  16. 16. Birds Rajeev Gandhi National Park the Nagarhole Wildlife offers a sanctuary to a large variety of birds. In fact that there are about 250 species of birds that stay at this national park. Some of the commonly viewed birds at the Nagarhole National Park are - the blue-bearded bee-eater, Malabar trogon, Malabar whistling thrush, crested serpent-eagle, crested hawkeagle, Malabar pied-hornbill, Common Hawk Cuckoo, Changeable Hawk Eagle, Indian Roller, Indian reed, Woodpeckers, Warblers, Grey jungle fowl, water fowl, scarlet minivet, ospreys, ducks, herons, red vented bulbul, ring dove, common babbler, scinaitar babbler, loriekeet, red whiskered bulbul, biyth's myna and other birds.
  17. 17. Scarlet minivet Woodpeckers Loriekeet
  18. 18. Reptiles commonly found here are mugger (Crocodylus palustris), common vine snake (Ahaetulla nasutus), common wolf snake (Lycodon aulicus), rat snake (Ptyas mucosus), bamboo pit viper (Trimeresurus gramineus), Russell's viper (Daboia russellii), common krait (Bangarus caeruleus), Indian rock python (Python molurus), Indian monitor lizard (Varanus bengalensis) and the common toad (Bufo melanostictus
  19. 19. Monitor Lizard Vine Snake
  20. 20. Insects .
  22. 22. Kabini River Lodge has a colonial style architecture equipped to accommodate 50 persons at a time. Fourteen spacious, colonial style double rooms with modern amenities, six twin-bedded cottages in sylvan surroundings and five tented cottages with attached modern bath ensure that your stay here is in comfort.(But there is no A/c, or T.V. in any of the accommodation).
  23. 23. Interiors of Kabina River Lodge
  24. 24. Facilities Apart from the luxurious living areas, the Viceroy's building houses our well-equipped bar. There is also a large, charming room exclusively for seminars, meetings with multimedia projector and other conferencing facilities. Our communal dining area called the Ghol Ghar (circular, open-to-sides gazebo) overlooks River Kabini and is the perfect place for guests to share their experiences of the day with each other
  25. 25. Ghol Ghar
  26. 26. Cuisine The Resort takes special care to cater to the varied tastes of an international clientele. The buffet meals include Indian and Continental menus. Food is an integral part of every holiday. At Kabini River Lodge, we pamper your taste buds with delicious and piping hot buffet of Indian, Chinese or Continental cuisine. Fresh Tandoori preparations are offered daily.
  27. 27. SAFARI Perhaps nowhere else in India can one see so much wildlife. Sighting of elephants, sambhar, spotted deer, gaur, wild boar, sloth bear, wild dogs, etc., are almost assured, while if one is lucky, a tiger or a panther too, could be sighted. Our clients are permitted to shoot, not with guns but with camera and video. The sighting of wildlife in their eco-system creates awareness and respect among the humans towards other life forms.
  28. 28. Orange County Orange County - Kabini is located near Bheeramballi Village at a distance of 245 kms from Bangalore by road via Mysore Orange County's 'Spirit of the Land' philosophy finds its most intimate expression at Kabini where the casual visitor is drawn into the very bosom of the Nilgiri biosphere.
  29. 29. ACCOMMODATION   .
  30. 30. Orange County Kabini
  31. 31. Activities At Orange County, Kabini, we help you get closer to the spirit of the land by offering a platter full of activities that let you choose your activity.  If you wish to get up close and personal with the Asiatic Elephant, we could arrange an introduction, and if man and mammal are so inclined, a ride along the river bank.  Or if you'd rather test the waters yourself, we suggest an enlightening coracle ride down the Kabini river.  And for bird lovers and enthusiasts, we offer a guided birding trip for a worm's eye view of the avian world.  And for culture vultures, there's no better way of assimilating with the natives than by accompanying us on a tribal village visit, to experience first hand the hospitality of the Kurubas.  For those who've come with their kids, we have a Children's Activity Centre with enough games and a daily movie to keep them occupied while you enjoy your
  32. 32. FACILITIES Orange County, Kabini comes with all the facilities you'd expect in a world class luxury resort ... and then some more. A scenic Reading Lounge, a traditional Ayurvedic Spa and the timeless Infinity Pool are designed to relax and rejuvenate your body, mind and soul. Our fine dining restaurant 'Honey Comb', named after the honey gathering Jenu (Honey) Kuruba tribe, lays out a platter of the cream of international and regional cuisine We also boast an Ayurvedic Spa, the Vaidyasala, where age old healing secrets are put to work in ironing out the kinks in your system.
  33. 33. Karnataka has evolved into a health destination. Numerous speciality services, different streams of heath care, state-ofthe-art equipment, hospitals of global repute and the undeniable cost-advantage have amped up Bangalore's health tourism prospects. Right from allopathy to alternate healing like Ayurveda, Siddha, Unani, Naturopathy, spas and other unconventional forms of therapy are offered in the city. Add a salubrious climate that's conducive to healing and recuperation to this, and you have a thorough rejuvenation experience called Karnataka
  34. 34. Ayurveda Ayurveda is regarded as the life science itself and has found an exponent in Karnataka. Along with a good number of respected practitioners choosing Bangalore to set up their facility, Karnataka also boasts some of the most renowned premium ayurvedic retreats. Add both national and international spa brands to this, and you have what makes Karnataka a rather unique ayurveda destination.
  35. 35. Some of the best practices while on a safari are: 1. Carry your cameras. 2. Refrain from talking or making noise on spotting animals. 3. Do not wear strong colognes or perfumes 4. Carry warm clothing during the evening safaris 5. During monsoon, carry rain gear and water proof bags for cameras 6. Please carry insect repellents
  36. 36. COSTING: Mumbai to Mysore (By bus) Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) Rs. 5760 (4 person) Ref
  37. 37. Entry fee for Indian adults, 200 rupees,children 150 rupees. Entry fee for foreigners 1,000 rupees. One hour minibus safari, run by the forest department, 100 rupees. Handicam, 1,000 rupees. Large video camera, 1,000 rupees.
  38. 38. All days of the week 6:00 AM - 9:00 PM Safaris take place in the early morning from 6 a.m to 9 a.m., and again in the afternoon from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m
  39. 39. Biblography