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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
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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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Visited this in July 1st week after 10 years gap. Place is nice and was not crowded. Boating is available at a cost and we could see the Crocodiles. There are two types of Boating... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited this in July 1st week after 10 years gap. Place is nice and was not crowded. Boating is available at a cost and we could see the Crocodiles. There are two types of Boating one short round and another 1 HR round. We took the shorter version. We saw lots of birds and 2 -3 crocs basking on the... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one beautiful place and when we visited there was less crowd so it was very relaxing to watch beautiful birds flying real low. Spotted a croc from a distance. Missed boat ride so could not get a closer look at the rare birds and their habitat. Please make sure you call and check if boating is allowed before... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Ranganathittu Bird sanctuary on Sunday 17th July 2016.. Entrance fee is Rs.60 per person and parking Rs 30. The biggest shock - boating was not allowed and we were disappointed to hear this..We could not spot many birds due to non availability of boats.. What good is a bird sanctuary if we cannot see various types of birds..... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary was an unplanned halt while on our way to Coorg. It is just a few kms away from Mysore. This place is full of birds, primarily Open Billed Storks, Painted Stork, Cormorant and swallows. There are also crocodiles in the river.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The place is good with boating in river Cauvery for watching birds. Many varieties of birds, crocodiles can be spotted. It would be nice if there is someone to explain the visitors about the bird species. Many times, we were not able to identify the birds with their names. Nice place for kids to play and for family to relax.

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Mysuru (Mysore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Must visit place when In mysore , it's little away about 15 kms from city , the place is full of birds and birds , it's a nesting place on the river , just check out the birds you love

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's totally worth a visit, especially for someone who likes bird watching. We spotted over 10 types of birds and few crocodiles. The boat ride in the Cauvery river was breathtaking.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary after a long time with my wife and daughter, a never forgettable experience, its maintained very well, and the boat ride with was the best part, got close to nature, saw crocs in open at few feet away, left us amazed, not be missed if traveling to mysore

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice experience! Lot of birds just side to you. taking a boat around river island is a must - you can almost feel big girds touching you when flies close to boat.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The bird sanctuary is pretty decent. You can easily drive down by your vehicle. I believe public transpost is also available to reach this place. Make sure you have a good quality DSLR. Your mobile won't be of much help. There is a boat ride for which tickets can be bought separately. Depending on the season that you visit this... More 

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