CALL OF THE WILD Holidays in Dandeli
Dandeli is a picturesque upcoming tourist town set amidst the backdrop of the Western Ghats.
Dandeli hosts a wildlife sanctuary which is also a tiger reserve. Dandeli is known for its wildlife safaris and adventure activities. It is home to big cats such as tigers, leopards, and even black panthers, elephants, gaur, deer, antelopes, many kinds of reptiles and a rich variety of birds. It is also a perfect place for white water rafting. Of late, it has become a hot tourist spot and attracts many local and foreign tourists all the year around.
A adventure trek into the dense forest with expert guides where you can follow trails, which leads all the way up to the peaks of nearby hills. The views from atop the hill are astounding with the panoramic view of backwaters of Supa Dam, misty mountains and greenery spread out for miles.
Dandeli is surrounded by natural, historic and religious spots in the form of River Kali, Kavala caves, Syntheri rocks, Ulavi temple, Sykes point, the Supa dam (a 2*50 MW hydro-electric power station) etc.
Owing to the expansion of tourism industry today, many jungle resorts and camps, and also nature camps have come up around the place catering to the needs of the tourists.
You can visit Dandeli any time of the year. During the monsoons, you may see less animals and miss white-water rafting, but the place acquires a unique ambience which makes up for it.