Bhagwan Mahavir (Mollem) National park is a beautiful place, it is situated on the eastern border of Goa. Total area of the park is about 107 Km2. In the year of 1978, the core area of the Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary declared as a National Park, and known as Bhagwan Mahavir (Mollem) National park.
The park is home to a rich and rarefied wildlife species. The rich wildlife includes Tiger, Leopards, Elephants, Deers, Indian Bison, the King Cobra, Hump-nosed pit viper, Indian rock python, Malabar pit vipers, and a wide variety of birds like fairy bluebird, wagtails, three-toed kingfisher, drongo, golden oriole, and great Indian hornbill.
Octobers to March
Suggested duration: 3 hours
Open and Closing Time
Visiting Time: 8 am to 5 pm on all days.
For Adult :Rs.20/
extra charges for camera and vehicle.
Near By Attraction
Hotels available near Bhagwan Mahavir
Distance between Kulem Railway Station and Bhagwan Mahaveer Sanctuary And Bhagwan Mahavir is 5 miles or 4.3 nautical miles
Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary sprawling an area of 240 sq km, this is the largest of four protected wildlife sanctuaries in Goa. It also encompasses the 107 sq km Mollem National Park. The Sanctuary is divided into two halves by the National Highway 4A and by the railway line of Londa to Mormugao.
The Sanctuary is particularly known for its Leopards, Elephants, Deers & Gaur or Indian Bison. The chief attraction of the sanctuary is the King Cobra, which is found here in abundance. One can also see various other snakes like krait, python, viper etc. Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary is home to around 200 species of various types of birds like Malabar pied hornbill, Indian black woodpecker, great Indian hornbill, kingfishers, paradise flycatcher, shrikes, grey jungle fowl etc.
There are number of attractions for sightseeing such as the Dudhsagar waterfalls and the Devil's Canyon. Near the Sanctuary gate the two watch towers along with the jungle tracks leading to the Devil's Canyon, hold a bonanza for birdwatchers and one can also see a lot of wild animals here.
Jeeps on private arrangements go to the interior of the forest.