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Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary

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Address: Srirangapatna | Krishnarajasagar dam road, 571427, India
Phone Number: 82322 24600
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
Description: Ranganathittu is a bird sanctuary that can be visited throughout the year...
Ranganathittu is a bird sanctuary that can be visited throughout the year by bird lovers. Easily accessible from Bangalore, enroute to Mysore, visiting this place is a great option for both children and adults. Visit early in the morning and hire a boat. November heralds in the winter migrants who stay put until March, adding to the already numerous varieties of birds you can see here.
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We went there early to avoid the crowd...we could see crocs and birds but not many as this wasn't the season. best time to visit during the migratory period

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

We went there early to avoid the crowd...we could see crocs and birds but not many as this wasn't the season. best time to visit during the migratory period

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Nature at its best. Wide variety of migratory birds. We saw almost 12 varieties. Best period is Jan to March but till May it is also fine. Thousands of birds in the natural habitat. Never sen like this before. We visited once and were so impressed that my children and wife insisted on visiting it again. So visited next day... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

When we travelled in July the boating facility was not provided and hence we just had to walk thorugh the sanctuary. Not many birds to see during this time. Please find out the time when boating is available and when birds flock to this place and make a visit during that time otherwise you will be disappointed.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

A wonderful site for migratory birds and crocodiles. I would advise spending and extra amount to get a private boat and guide if you have more than 5 persons in your party. To really enjoy this place one would need to stay for several hours but you get only about 30-45 minutes.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Wanted to give it a rating of 4/5 but have to give only 3/5 as the place disappointed us in terms of its size and things to see. First there are limited number of birds to be seen and the views are restricted. Boat ride makes up for it but then there are long queues for it. It's more like... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

We had a wonderful time at Ranganthittu. The boat ride took us closer to the birds and we had a great time watching them fly and swoop down on the water. It is a places where one can spend hours and not feel bored. I wish to make more trips to this bird sanctuary.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

very close to srirengapattna on bengalore - mysore road this bird sanctuary is a perfect place for one day family tour from bengaluru. or mysore The sanctuary is full of beautiful birds spread over a vast area. If you have a binocular dont forget to carry it. The boating is pleasant if you avoid hot sun. Boating is restricted upto... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Such a hidden and underrated attraction near Bangalore. You will be pleasantly surprised to find out such a plethora of migratory birds hanging around the Kauvery protected sanctuary. Adding to the topping is the crocodiles sights while boating.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

There are birds and bats in the trees and crocodiles in the water below. Don't reach your arms over your canoe's sides. You pay an admission to the sanctuary. Along the short walk to the water, there is a nicely landscaped path and bamboo. Near the water, you hire someone to paddle you in a boat or canoe. I loved... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

We visited the sanctuary around mid-March and were not disappointed. Close to Srirangapatna and Mysore, it's like a secret treasure island, calm and quiet and mecca for the bird-watchers. We spotted various types of egrets, cranes, stork, king-fisher etc. while boating. A real delight for naturelovers.

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