Located in the Chikmaglur & Shimoga districts, Bhadra is one of the most fascinating sanctuaries. The great Indian gaur, barking deer, flying fox, mongoose, elephants, panthers, macaque, bulbuls, barbett, blu jay, kingfisher, robin, weaver, drongo and many other exotic creatures have made Bhadra their home.
257 kms from Bangalore & 187 kms from Hassan
To book for cottages and tented camps, contact:
Karnataka Forest Department
Ph. 334 1993
Best time to visit:
November - March.