1. Jeep Safari
A 90 minutes drive into the Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary can be very rewarding. The sightings vary from a Malabar giant squirrel or a langur to carnivores like Leopard. The mammals found in Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary that our team has sighted include the following:
Deers: Sambar, Chital (Spotted Deers), Barking Deer, Mouse Deer
Antelope: Four-horned Antelope
Bovine: Indian Gaur
Canine: Dhole/ Wild Dog, Jackal
Civets: Small Indian Civet, Palm Civet/ Toddy Cat
Mongoose: Grey Mongoose, Ruddy Mongoose, Stripe-necked Mongoose
Rodents: Black-naped Hare, Porcupine, Giant Squirrel, Flying Squirrel, Palm Squirrel
Cats: Tiger, Leopard, Jungle Cat
Primates: Konkan Langur, Bonnet Macaque, Slender Loris
Species belonging to Other families: Wild Boar, Pangoline, Smooth coated Otter, Small Clawed Otter
2. Night Safari
Night Safari is conducted around the buffer of the sanctuary. One usually sights animals like Palm Civet, Wild boar, Gaur and so on.
3. Treks to Waterfall
A 90 minutes trek takes you to the Tambdi Surla Waterfall. It is one of the most beautiful treks in Goa. The trek passes through lovely cane forest and a mix of deciduous and semi evergreen forest all along. It’s a medium level hike.
4. Jungle Hiking
Hikes into the forest are refreshing. One can book hikes from low level to high level of difficulty.
5. Dudhsagar Waterfall
Reputed as one of the most beautiful waterfalls in India. The entry gate to Dudhsagar is located 10 km from Nature’s Nest making the waterfall very accessible. Our team will also assist you with the safari to the falls.
6. Nature Walk
A guided nature walk will make you sight the stuff that you might just walk past without ever noticing its presence. Short walks in the forest around with our naturalist. The duration varies from an hour to 90 minutes or may even go longer.
7. Night Trail
Night trail is an out of the world experience. Guided night trails can make you fall in love with it. These are led by our naturalists and the focus is the nocturnal creatures. One can especially sight nightjars, owls, scorpions in non monsoon season. During monsoon one can sight a treasure of lesser fauna.
8. Sunset point Trail
About ten minutes walk from Nature’s Nest is a highland from where one can get splendid view of the sunset. The place is inside the Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary and has an open grassland habitat. A lovely place to enjoy your evening in the calm of nature where one can see the sun set behind 7 rows of forest clad hills.
9. Birding in Bondla Wildlife Sanctuary
One of the best places to bird around. Located 30 minutes from Nature’s Nest this is a tiny sanctuary spread just about 8 sq. km. Lots of birding en rout to the sanctuary.
10. Birding in Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary
Another great place. However bird photography is a little difficult at times.
11. Fish Spa
The Natural Bubble spring is a small spring with natural bubbling. You can sit here for as long as you desire for a wonderful Fish Spa Experience.
12. Bird Photography
The hides created within the premises as well as the plants planted to attract birds makes it possible for the bird photographers to toke eye level shots of various nectar feeding and fruit eating species.
13. Spring Pool
Our very special Naturally recharged spring is very unique. The natural springs present beneath the pool keep on filling the pool up with refreshing fresh water.
Enjoy a barbecue session at Nature’s Nest.
Bonfire on a cold night is great fun.
16. Adventure Activities
We have three adventure activities set up. Wall climbing, Rappelling, Jummaring.
17. Village Walk
A village Walk is a good way to get introduced to the daily chores of the villagers and also the kind of housing. The culture can be watched up-close.
18. Tambdi Surla Temple
Rock carved temple built the 13th Century located 10 km from Nature’s Nest.
19. Bondla Zoo
A well kept zoo that houses, Leopard, Sloth Bear, Jackal as well.
20. Spice Plantation
Many spice plantations around east side of Goa is a magnet for many travelers.