Mookambika Wildlife Sanctuary is located near Kollur in Udupi district. This sanctuary is spread around 247 sq. km. This sanctuary is sharing its north-western boundary with Sharavathi Wildlife Sanctuary. Mookambika wildlife sanctuary is located at a distance of 125 km from Mangalore.

Mookambika wildlife sanctuary is divided into a core zone (114 sq. km), buffer zone (90 sq. km) and tourism zone (43 sq. Km). This sanctuary is thick with evergreen, semi-evergreen and moist deciduous forests of the Western Ghats.

Some of the tree species found in this region includes Dipterocarpus indicus, Calophyllum tomentosum and Hopea parviflora.

A rare species of climber Coscinium fenestratum are also found here. The endangered cane turtle is also found at this sanctuary. Mookambika wildlife sanctuary houses animals like Slender loris, lion-tailed macaque, sambar, chital, sloth bear, gaur, wild pig, sambar, barking deer, otter, porcupine, tiger and leopard.

Flora: Some of the tree species found in this region includes Dipterocarpus indicus, Calophyllum tomentosum and Hopea parviflora.

Fauna: A rare species of climber Coscinium fenestratum are also found here. The endangered cane turtle is also found at this sanctuary.

Mookambika wildlife sanctuary houses animals like Slender loris, lion-tailed macaque, sambar, chital, sloth bear, gaur, wild pig, sambar, barking deer, otter, porcupine, tiger and leopard.

Major Wildlife Attractions:
A rare species of climber Coscinium fenestratum are also found here. The endangered cane turtle is also found at this sanctuary.

Mookambika wildlife sanctuary houses animals like Slender loris, lion-tailed macaque, sambar, chital, sloth bear, gaur, wild pig, sambar, barking deer, otter, porcupine, tiger and leopard.

Best Time to Visit:
Best time to visit the sanctuary is between November to April.

How to Get there:
Air: The nearest airport is at Bangalore.

Rail: Nearest Rail Junction is Kundapur.

Road: Mookambika Wildlife Sanctuary is well connected by road.

Location:
Bangalore (58 Kms.)

Nearest Access:
Bangalore (110-kms)

Wildlife Found:
Tiger, Sloth Bear and Leopard

Coverage Area:
247-sq-kms