Galibore Nature Camp and Galibore Fishing Camp; Home for Endangered Mahseer Fish

Galibore Nature Camp is situated deep inside the forests, on the banks of the River Cauvery in Karnataka state, India. Galibore Fishing Camp is also part of the Nature Camp.

This Nature Camp is named after the Galibore hillocks that stand behind the nature park. Wilderness is what makes this nature park unique.

There are spotted deer, grizzled giant squirrel, an endangered species, marsh crocodiles, turtles, snakes, etc, are seen here. This Nature and Fishing Camp has around 230 birds species also.

Coracle ride is a specialty here. Fishing is allowed at the Fishing Camp, provided you release the catch back in the river waters. Catch release policy is strictly enforced here to protect the Endangered Mahseer Fish. Fishing is also allowed at the nearby Cauvery Fishing Camp located inside the Fish Camp Center at Bheemeshwari Adventure & Nature Camp Center.

The Nature Camp center offers food. Barbecue is arranged for the dinner, by the Cauvery riverside.

How Do I Go to Galibore Fishing Camp at Galibore Nature Camp?

The Nature Camp is located at Cheelandavadi village, at around 100 kilometers from Bangalore. This beautiful nature park is at around 109 kilometers distance from Mysore.

Which is the Ideal Time to Visit Galibore Nature Camp?

The Nature Camp is to be visited after the onset of monsoon rains. August to February are the ideal months to visit this famous nature camp and Fish camp center. The months of March to June are extremely hot and should be avoided.

White Water River Rafting in Kali Tiger Reserve at Uttara Kannada

Kali Tiger Reserve or Dandeli-Anshi Tiger Reserve is in Uttara Kannada district, Karataka state, India. Kali River flows through Kali Tiger reserve and hence got its name. Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary was formed in 1956. Anshi National Park was formed in 1987, to the west of the Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary. Final notification of Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary and Anshi National Park was made in 1998 and 2003 respectively. In 2007, both were combined to form Dandeli-Anshi Tiger Reserve or Kali Tiger Reserve as it is popularly called.

Kali Tiger Reserve or Dandeli-Anshi Tiger Reserve
Kali Tiger Reserve or Dandeli-Anshi Tiger Reserve or Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary

The park is rich in Flora and Fauna. Spread over an area of 1300 square kilometers, Dandeli-Anshi Tiger Reserve is home to Royal Bangal Tigers, Indian elephants, black panthers, Golden cat, Leopard cat, Leopard, Black Panther, Sambar Deer, Spotted Deer, Barking deer, Mouse deer, Elephant, Gaur, Sloth Bear, Lories, Langoor, Indian Giant Squirrel, Pangolin, etc. There are a total of 270 bird species, out of which 19 endemic birds exists here.

Kali tiger reserve is a “Project Tiger reserve” in India, a project by Indian government to save Bangal tigers.

Dandeli-Anshi Tiger Reserve is famous for bird watching, white water river rafting, trekking, nature camps and wilderness. White water rafting adventures are unique in India to Dandeli-Anshi Tiger Reserve.  It’s one of the cheap river rafts available anywhere in India.

Kavala Cave Kavaleshwar Temple is another attraction in the Tiger Reserve forests.

How Do I Go To Kali Tiger Reserve or Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary?

Kali Tiger Reserve, home to the Bengal tiger, is accessible from Dandeli town. Alnavar is the nearest railway station to Dandeli town at around 32 kilometers away. Londa, , Dharwar and Hubli are other major nearby railway stations to Kali Tiger Reserve.

Karwar city, the district headquarters, is at a distance of around 105 kilometers. Karwar railway station on the Konkan railway line is the nearest railway station. Hubli Airport is the nearest airport to Kali Project Tiger reserve, at around 78 kilometers away.