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Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary

Near Brindavan gardens | Krishnarajasagar dam road, India
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As featured in Daytrips from Bangalore
Ranked #58 of 842 attractions in Karnataka
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Ranganathittu is a bird sanctuary that can be visited throughout the year by bird lovers. Easily accessible from Bangalore, enroute to Mysore,... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Bangalore, India
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39 reviews 39 reviews
6 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

If nature/wildlife/birds do not excite you, you're probably better-off not visiting. If it does, read on. Hire a boat, go around the island. See birds in their nests. Depending on time of the month, you may get to see young ones at various stages of their life. Normal ride lasts for 20 minutes. However, it is possible to hire a... More

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Chennai (Madras), India
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52 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

The Sanctuary has 3 islands inside where u need to take boating to visit those islands and see birds in their natural habitat. one of the best bird sanctuary's in india. Well maintained. Drawback : the Place has a restaurant that provides very average food.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This place is good, you should visit between Sept and Feb to spot varieties of birds, go there with some time then only you can enjoy, The sanctuary is well maintained for a nominal entrance fee, ultimately very good place to visit highly recomemnded

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Bangalore, India
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44 reviews 44 reviews
28 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

This place is ideal for bird watchers and crocodile lovers not to mention wildlife photographers. The sanctuary is well maintained for a nominal entrance fee. Inside the park is fresh and chirpy with the sounds of various birds twittering vivaciously in the distance. As you walk by the river bank you can spot crocodiles basking under the sun's glory oblivious... More

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Never expected such a lovely place in mysore, it was wll maintained and i was fortunate enough to see many birds and crocodiles.

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Ambernath
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

I have visited this place twice and i must say it is full of excitement. Situated in the banks of Kaveri River, its a comparatively small bird sanctuary. Government has maintained the place very well. Boat Ride- This has to be the main attraction here. You can see different birds flying around the islands.While this may appear to be just... More

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Pulpally
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Ranganathittu bird sanctuary is the largest bird sanctuary in Karnataka and situated in the bank of river Kavery. First of all thanks t the the authority for maintaining the place such a well HYGIENIC manner. Attractions:- Boating( Mass riding and personal for reasonable rate) , Migratory Birds . Good Cafeteria and restaurant facility is there , ample parking also .... More

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Bangalore, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

If you are getting here from Bangalore, hit the Mysore Road highway a little early say 9 am so that you can reach the place by 11.30. Its approx 150 kms from Central Bangalore. With ample parking space, the place is well maintained and is clean. When you reach there, the most important attraction is the boat ride. It may... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

This place is extremely good. However, the signs do not provide details. If you pay Rs1000 (per boat) or ask for a ticket to go close to the islands - you can see birds up close. Beautiful place.. very well preserved. Took the afternoon boat ride. When talking to the guide, learnt that the last boat ride is at 6... More

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Bangalore, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

This place was an absolute delight and surpassed my expectations. The grounds are extremely well maintained and the birds are just delightful. We visited in the month of March and were fortunate to see Painted Storks, Openbill, Black-headed Ibis, Cormorant, yellow and blue Kingfisher, Egret, Stony Plower, Swallows and their amazing nests, pelicans and snakeneck bird. Of course we also... More

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