kali Tiger Reserve

Kali Tiger Reserve is a tiger reserve, located in the Indian state of Karnataka. It was declared a tiger reserve in the year 2015, occupying an area of 1300 kilometre square. The reserve is home to several hydroelectric dams and a nuclear power station. A river named Kali, flows through the tiger reserve which is also the lifeline of the ecosystem. The ideal time to visit the place is during the months of October to May. Tourists visiting the reserve have the option to book a safari which operates from 6 am to 8 am in the morning and from 4 pm to 6 pm in the evening.

Dominant Flora

The vegetation of the tiger reserve contains some common trees and plants that include Bintangur, Malabar Tamarind, Garcinia Morella, Knema Attenuata Tetrameles Nudiflora, Blackboard Tree, Flacourtia Montana, Machilus Macrantha, Carallia Brachiata, Aini-Maram, Artocarpus Lacucha, True Cinnamon and many more.

Dominant Fauna

Mammals: Indian bison, sloth bear, Indian wild boar, bonnet macaque, northern plains grey langur, grey slender loris, barking deer, mouse deer, sambar deer, spotted deer, Wild dog, jackal, jungle cat, leopard cat, small Indian civet, Indian grey mongoose, flying squirrel, porcupine, Malabar civet, Indian giant squirrel, pangolin.

Birds: Ceylon frogmouth, great hornbill, Malabar pied hornbill, Malabar grey hornbill, Indian grey hornbill, Asian fairy bluebird, blue-headed pitta, brahminy kite, broad-billed roller, crested serpent eagle, great hornbill.

Reptiles: king cobra, spectacled cobra, Russell's viper, saw-scaled viper, common krait, Indian rock python, rat snake, vine snake, bamboo pit viper, monitor lizards.

Best time to visit

The ideal time to visit the place is during the months of October to May.

How to Reach

Nearest Train Station: The nearest railhead is Hubli Railway Station.

Nearest Airport: The nearest airport is Hubli Domestic Airport.

Road Accessibility : Dharwad is the nearest town to the reserve, and it is well connected by roads.

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