Dammanakatte Safari

Dammanakatte Safari

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Mysore, Karnataka

About the Activity

Activity LocationDammanakatte, Nagarahole National Park, Karnataka, India
Activity Duration2-3 Hurs
AttractionsTigers, Elephants, Leopards & etc
Nearest AirportMysore Airport (MYQ)
Nearest RailwayMysore Junction Railway Station (MYS)

About Karnataka:

  • Karnataka is also known for its rich culture and heritage. It is known for its diverse landscapes, including beaches, hills, forests, and waterfalls. Karnataka is also home to several traditional arts and crafts, such as sandalwood carving, bidding work, and Mysore silk.
  • Nestled within the heart of Karnataka's natural beauty lies the Dammanakatte Safari. it is one of the best places to see tigers in India. The park is home to a variety of habitats, including forests, grasslands, and rivers.

About Dammanakatte Safari Activity:

  • Prepare yourself to get enchanted by the sights and sounds of the jungle.
  • Your journey begins as you step into the lush green forests of Dammanakatte, where nature's symphony surrounds you. 
  • Dammanakatte is home to a diverse range of creatures, from huge elephants and elusive leopards to vibrant bird species.
  • Get up early to catch a breathtaking dawn under the forest canopy. You won't want to miss the wonderful atmosphere created by the dawn sun as it casts golden colors across the woodland.
  • Set out on a river safari along the pristine waters, where you'll spot crocodiles basking in the sun, playful otters, and a variety of waterfowl. 
  • Hike with your guides, unveiling forest secrets. Reach the summit for panoramic breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape. 
  • As dusk falls, prepare for a thrilling night safari and your flashlight will reveal the hidden world of owls, nightjars, and more.
  • End your day in cosy jungle lodges nestled within the forest. In the absence of city lights, Gaze at a canopy of stars as you reflect on your day's adventures.
  • Book your safari today and be ready to be captivated by the wonders of Dammanakatte.

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Health and Fitness:

  • Anyone willing to have a Safari experience and who is physically fit is welcome to participate in this adventure. Carry any prescribed medications, insect repellent, and first-aid supplies.

Clothing and Footwear:

  • It is recommended that you wear comfortable and loose-fitting clothing suitable for the weather conditions. Additionally, it is best to avoid bright colours and instead opt for neutral shades that blend in with the surroundings. Sturdy and comfortable shoes are also necessary for walking on uneven terrain. Further, girls/ladies are advised to keep their hair tied as it can be windy and dusty sometimes in the jungles. 

Valid ID Proof:

  • Always remember to carry a valid ID Proof (Government-Issued) such as an Aadhar Card, a Driver's License or any valid identity proof with you before a Safari experience. 

Vehicle Parking:

  • Due to the limited number of vehicles allowed per day it is essential to book everything in advance. 

Follow Rules:

  • It is important to abide by the rules and regulations of the park, as they are in place to protect the environment and wildlife.

Trained Guides:

  • To make your trip safer, you will be provided with an Expert and Trained Guide who has knowledge of the region and the wildlife species and will make your trip an experiential one.  

Wildlife Etiquette:

  • When embarking on a safari adventure, it is crucial to be mindful of certain things that must be avoided to ensure the safety of both the wildlife and the visitors. Here are some vital points to keep in mind: - Do not feed or touch the animals. - Avoid making excessive noise. - Refrain from smoking or using fire.

Bring Essentials:

  • Be well-prepared since you are in a jungle. Bring a water bottle with you to stay hydrated and enjoy the beauty of nature. 

Alcoholic Restrictions:

  • Consuming alcohol during a jungle safari can be a contentious issue and is strictly prohibited. Alcohol impairs judgement and coordination, which can disturb your fellow travellers' peace and the natural serenity of the jungle.

Weather Conditions:

  • Weather conditions may not be always in our favour. So, our trips are organized accordingly. Cooperate with the team if weather conditions are adverse as the safari trips may get cancelled or rescheduled.

Things to Carry

  • Identification Documents
  • Appropriate Clothing
  • Sun Protection
  • Water and Snacks
  • Binoculars
  • Camera

Frequently Asked Quetions

How much is the Dammanakatte safari ticket?

It's 1750 rupees for foreigners and 500 for Indians.

Is there any safari that provides a Peaceful and relaxing experience?

Kabini Kabini Safari is a popular tourist activity in the Nagarahole National Park. It is a great way to experience peace and relaxation.

Which one is better Kabini Safari and Dammanakatte Safari?

If you are looking for a unique and relaxing experience, then Kabini Safari is a great option. If you are looking for a more affordable and flexible option, then Dammanakatte Safari is a good choice.

Can I book an online ticket for kabini safari?

Yes, you can get an online ticket for Kabini Safari through Universal Adventures Website.

What are the timings of Dammanakatte Safari?

The timings of Dammanakatte Safari are 6:00 am to 9:30 am and 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Which jungle safari is best in Karnataka?

Kabini Safari is the best jungle safari in Karnataka. It offers a unique perspective on the wildlife and beauty of the Nagarahole National Park, with opportunities to see elephants, tigers, leopards, and other wildlife in their natural habitat.

What is the best time to visit Dammanakatte for a safari?

The best time to visit Dammanakatte for a safari is during the winter months (October to March) when the weather is mild and sunny. The summer months (April to June) can be very hot, and the monsoon season (July to September) can bring heavy rains.

What are the different types of safaris available in Dammanakatte?

The two main types of safaris available in Dammanakatte are canter safaris and jeep safaris. Canter safaris are more affordable and can accommodate more people, while jeep safaris are more expensive but offer a more personalized experience.

What are the chances of seeing wildlife on a Dammanakatte safari?

The chances of seeing wildlife on a Dammanakatte safari are very good. The Nagarahole National Park is home to a variety of wildlife, including tigers, elephants, leopards, deer, and birds. However, it is important to remember that wild animals are unpredictable, and there is no guarantee that you will see them on your safari.

What should I wear on a Dammanakatte safari?

It is important to wear comfortable clothing and shoes on a Dammanakatte safari. You should also bring sunscreen, sunglasses, and a hat to protect yourself from the sun. Additionally, it is a good idea to bring a camera to capture all of the amazing sights.

What should I bring on a Dammanakatte safari?

In addition to comfortable clothing and sunscreen, it is also a good idea to bring the following items on a Dammanakatte safari: 

  1. Water 
  2. Snacks 
  3. Camera 
  4. Insect repellent 
  5. First-aid kit 
  6. Flashlight

Are Dammanakatte safaris safe?

Yes, Dammanakatte safaris are generally safe. However, it is important to follow the instructions of your guide and to be respectful of the wildlife.

What is the minimum age requirement for a Dammanakatte safari?

The minimum age requirement for a Dammanakatte safari is 5 years old.

What are the different types of wildlife that I can see on a Dammanakatte safari?

The different types of wildlife that you can see on a Dammanakatte safari include tigers, elephants, leopards, deer, sloth bears, gaur, crocodiles, and a variety of birds.