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Bhagwan Mahavir Sanctuary in Mollem

·  Summer: 30°C-36°C
·  Winter: 22°C-32°C
·  Monsoon: June-September<

Best time to visit:  October-March

Opening Time: 08:00 a.m
Closing Time: 05:00 p.m
Weekly Holiday: Open 7 days a week

Entry Fees for Indians Adults:  INR 20
Children:  N/A
Cameras:  N/A
Video Camera:  INR 150
Entry Fees for Foreign Nationals Adults:  INR 20
Children:  N/A
Cameras:  N/A
Video Camera:  INR 150
Bhagwan Mahavir Sanctuary and Mollem National Park is among the popular wildlife reserves of Goa. Located in the Western Ghats, the place is adorned with amazing natural vistas and treasures of biodiversity. Apart from hundreds of flowering and endemic plants, the park is home to mammals like black panther, leopard, Bengal tiger, gaur, spotted deer, flying squirrel and many other wild animals.

Birds like emerald dove, Malabar grey hornbill, large green barbet, fairy bluebird, paradise flycatcher and many others attract huge numbers of bird-lovers to the sanctuary which is also home to black cobra and many other reptiles and numerous butterfly species.

The sanctuary is also popular for its majestic Dudhsagar Falls known for its milky white waters. Tourists can also explore other places like Tambdi Surla Temple, Tambdi Falls, Sunset Point and Devil’s Canyon.  

Road: Mollem is well-connected by road to the state capital Panaji (about 62 km. away) and can be accessed using state transport buses from all parts of Goa. National Highway 4A passes through the park. One can enjoy wonderful trips in journeys or private vehicles while heading towards the sanctuary.

Railway: Colem (Kulem) Railway Station is the nearest rail access point located about 14 km. from the sanctuary. There are many other railway stations in Goa (like Margao and Panaji), each only few miles from the wildlife reserve.

Airway: Dabolim Airport (also called Goa International Airport) is located about 61 km. away from the sanctuary. Flights operate to and from Indian cities like Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Pune, Bangalore and Hyderabad and international locations like Moscow, Munich, Sharjah, Doha and Manchester.