Popular Tourist Destinations in Nagarahole

Nagarahole National Park


Nagarahole National Park, located between Karnataka's Mysuru plateau and Tamil Nadu's Nilgiri Mountains, is an extensive 848 sq. km. sanctuary. Initially a hunting reserve for the Wodeyar dynasty, it was established as a wildlife sanctuary in 1955 and later expanded to its current size. The Park is situated just 12 minutes from our safari lodge in Nagarahole.


Iruppu Falls

Iruppu Falls is a breathtaking 170 ft. waterfall within the Brahmagiri Range, enriched with lush greenery and a mere 15.8 km from our lodge in Nagarahole. Visitors can reach by bus to Kutta, then hire private vehicles. A short walk through the forest from Rameshwara Temple leads to the falls, combining natural beauty with a hint of adventure.

Dubare Elephant Camp

Dubare Elephant Camp is a unique conservation and training camp for elephants on the banks of the River Cauvery. It offers visitors a chance to interact with elephants, learn about their ecology and participate in activities like bathing and feeding them. This camp, also a base for the Karnataka Forest Department's elephants, combines wildlife education with adventure, making it a must-visit for nature lovers and adventure seekers.

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Thirunelli Temple

Thirunelli Temple, nestled in the Brahmagiri hill range in Wayanad, is a revered ancient Vishnu temple known as the "Kashi of the South." Dedicated to Lord Maha Vishnu, it's unique for allowing devotees to perform all life-cycle rituals from birth to after death. Surrounded by lush forests and the sacred Papanasini River, it offers a spiritual retreat with breathtaking natural beauty and a serene atmosphere for worship and contemplation.

Brahmagiri Trails

Brahmagiri Trails, straddling the Kerala-Karnataka border, offers an immersive trekking experience through the Western Ghats' lush landscapes. The trail, beginning near Mananthavady in Kerala, spans 5.7 miles with an elevation gain of 2,372 ft., characterised by challenging ascents. It's acclaimed for its rich biodiversity, stunning vistas and the opportunity to explore dense forests, vibrant flora and fauna, making it a favourite among adventure enthusiasts seeking both thrill and natural beauty.