Ranganathittu bird sanctuary

Ranganathittu bird sanctuary

Ranganathittu bird sanctuary Timings, Entry fees

This is sanctuary stretches on 40 acres of land and hosts variety of birds such as Kingfisher, Osprey, Egret, Eurasian Spoonbill, Painted stork, Pelicans, Purple heron and much more. Crocodiles and Smooth-coated otters are commonly seen here. Sanctuary is 16 km from Mysore Palace and is 5 km from Srirangapatna town. Bird Sanctuary was formed in the year 1600 during dam construction across the river Cauvery. In the year 1940, the then King of Mysore declared the area as the protected site for the birds as it attracts a variety of birds all over the world.

Best Time to visit: Jun, Jul, Aug and Sep months. Birds will be nesting during this time. One can find crocodiles while riding the boat.

Ranganathittu bird sanctuary Entry Timings

Sanctuary remains open on all days for the visitors.

Day Opening Timings
Monday 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Wedesday 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Sunday 9:00 am – 6:00 pm


Ranganathittu bird sanctuary Entry Fees

Entry Person Ticket cost
Adult  Rs.50
Child Rs.25
Foreigners Rs.300


Boating is also available and entry fees details are listed below

Entry Person Ticket cost
Adult  Rs.50
Child Rs.25
Foreigners Rs.300


Parking fees

Vehicle Type Parking Fees
LMV such as motorcars, jeeps, taxis, delivery vans Rs.30
Motorcyle Rs.15
Bus Rs.125
Light Commerical Vehicles s Rs.75

How to reach Mysore?

By Air

  1. The nearest airport is at Mangalore which is 109 km away. Bangalore airport is 173 km away.

By Train

  1. The direct train is available from all parts of Karnataka state to Mysore.  Trains run with high frequency from Bangalore to Mysore.

By Road

  1. Mysore is well connected with all parts of the state and neighbouring states.



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Reference Link: History

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