Black Panthers & Big Cats of Nagarhole National Park, India

Black Panther Photo Tours
Black Panther Photo Tours

Where can you find Black panther, Leopards, Tigers , Indian Wild Dogs, Sloth Bears and Elephants – all of them in ONE national park?

Nagarhole National park (also known as Rajiv Gandhi national park) is famous of  its pristine jungle and big cats, especially the melanistic leopard, commonly known as black panthers. The park is situated in the southern state of Karnataka,approx 4 hours drive away from the hustle and bustle of Bengaluru city. Nagarhole national park is a very beautiful place to photograph Asiatic leopards and elephants.

There are Tigers as well as other native wildlife too. The star attraction of Nagarhole national park is melanistic leopard, also called as black Panther because of its completely black skin colour. It is NOT a different species but the native leopard with melamine issue. If you look closely, you can see the spots on the leopard’s skin like which are covered by the black colour.

Accommodation options at Nagarhole National park are limited but adequate. There are luxury lodges run by the government as well as by private companies.

We organise wildlife and nature photography tours to the Nagarhole National park, where you can come across Black panther, Tigers, Asiatic Elephants, Leopards, Bison, various species of deers and plenty of birdlife.


Suggested Itienarary

The suggested tour starts at Bengaluru, India and finishes at Bengaluru. We will be visiting famous and beautiful national parks of India, i.e Kabini (Nagarhole National Park) and Tadoba.


  • Total 16 Game drives.
  • 1 Night stay in Bengaluru
  • 6 Night Stay at Nagarhole National Park
  • 1 Night at Nagpur
  • 2 Nights in Tadoba


Following items are already included in the price:
• Air-Conditioned Taxi to Kabini & return
• All meals (Breakfast + Lunch + High Tea+ Dinner)
• All Soft Drink and Bottled Mineral Water (including safaris)
• All accommodations
• Full Photography Tuition
• All park permits and fees
• All Guide and Safari vehicle charges
• All national park camera fees (where applicable)
• All govt taxes

Cost of international flights to/from India is NOT included.

Accommodation is Deluxe cottage at Luxury Kabini River Lodge

Please note, suggested arrival /departure airport is Bengaluru. That way, your in-country travel is absolutely minimum and trip would be more comfortable.

This payment reserve your place on the Black Panthers of Kabini (India) tour. The payment is 100% secure and your place will be confirmed immediately. 

If you are going to book for two (or more) people, please change number of persons, price will change automatically depending on number of places you are booking. 

Please note : 

  • If 25% DEPOSIT is paid for booking, remaining 75% payment is due 90 days before safaris.
  • Very limited number of 4×4 jeeps are allowed inside the park and since there is a very huge demand for them, they get booked well in advance.
    It is advisable to book these safaris as soon as you can, so that park permits can be secured.

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