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Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary

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Address: Srirangapatna | Krishnarajasagar dam road, 571427, India
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+91 82322 24600
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
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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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A very good bird sanctuary

Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary, in my opinion, is one of the best in India. We could see there a large number of painted stork and a few marsh crocodile without using a binocular... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Jayanta S
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary, in my opinion, is one of the best in India. We could see there a large number of painted stork and a few marsh crocodile without using a binocular. The entire park including pathways and viewpoints were well maintained. The Interpretation Centre named after famous ornithologist Salim Ali was very informative and interesting. However, there were a... More 

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Coimbatore, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My second visit to this well maintained nature park on the banks of the Kaveri river. Once you enter the park you are transported to a different world of wonderful winged creatures .The highlight is the boat ride around the islets and close encounter with some massive crocodiles which lay motionless on the rocks . If you are a bird... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Picture perfect with a boat ride. Best to go in Jan - March, as there are lot many migratory birds. Neat and clean park. Not commercialised. What is required is regular maintenance of the road leading up-to the park and cleaner toilets.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The sanctuary makes for a lovely stop on the road to Mysore from Bangalore. It is clean, and very beautiful. Make sure to take a rowing boat tour so you get to experience the birds really up close, as well as the crocodiles, which were the highlight for us. All in all a very nice experience.

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Bengaluru, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A small piece of heaven near Mysore, Ranganthitu bird sanctuary attracts birds from Australia and Siberia here during dec- Jan. They are there till June and then fly away with their young ones. Want to see love in the wings- Jan is the month to visit. Want to contemplate the young hatchlings, march is the month to go. Boating is... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

went again after many years. still retains charm. in spite of crowd, was very organised and clean. got boat ride within 20 minutes. could see many migratory birds and crocs.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Its one of the good bird sanctuary in south of india. Its about 3 hours drive from central Bangalore and little off from Mysore. If ur visiting mysore u must visit this place. Especially in December when migratory birds start arriving from syberia ... good place for boating and catching up with birds .. love the place

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bird century is beautiful through out the year, but best after rainy season. Boat ride will take around the small islands in Cauvery water. Ask for special ride which may cost Rs.1K but worth going around for 1 hr. It is better to read the sign board first, which will help the tourists to identify the birds. There is a... More 

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Jaipur, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very well kept bird sanctuary, spic and span. One of the biggest colony of Pelicans. Good place for bird watchers and wild life photographers. One can spot spoon bills, cormorant, darters, open bill storks , pied kingfishers also very easily. Dr. Salim Ali museum is very informative. Entry charges are reasonable. Camera with above 500 mm lens will have to... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had heard a lot about the place and can say the trip was worth it as I saw pelicans so close .. that too not when they were captive Boat ride was fun.. but of course a very short one..not sure if that is the practice but our boatman took a small round and for the bit extended trip we... More 

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