Mollem National Park in Goa is home to a rich and rarefied wildlife species.
The park is spread in an area of 107 sq km abundant with dense forests. Mollem National
Park Goa was notified as a National Park since 1978. It covers the core zone of
Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary. Located 65 km away from Panaji, Mollem
Nation Park Goa is named after the village Mollem in Sanguem Taluka where it is
located.Mollem National Park is sheltering a number of
animals, birds and plants which are otherwise on the verge of extinct. Come
to the park for its virgin treasure of nature.
Flora in Mollem National Park
West Coast Semi- Evergreen Forests, West Coast Tropical Evergreen Forests
and Moist Deciduous Forests are the major types of vegetation in and around
Mollem National Park Goa. Terminalia, Xylia, Dalbergia, and Lagerstromia are some
of the species in Mollem National Park. Evergreen forests are mainly centered on higher
altitudes and along the river banks. Grass is very limited.
Fauna in Mollem National Park
Gaur, leopards, chital, mouse deer, barking deer, wild boar, Indian
porcupine, wild dogs, leopard cat, sambar deer, bonnet macaque, common
langur, jungle cat, civet, flying squirrels, Malabar giant squirrel,
pangolin, and the slender loris. Poisonous snakes such as king cobras,
pythons, kraits, and vipers etc. are wildlife treasures of Mollem National Park.
Plan Mollem National Park tour in Goa to spot diverse bird species like Paradise flycatcher, Indian great
black woodpecker, Emerald dove, Malabar pied hornbill, Great Indian
hornbill, Grey jungle fowl, Fairy bluebird, Drongo, Wag tails, Shrikes,
Barbets, Kingfishers etc. This wildlife sanctuary is also home to around 200
Drive in or just walk along the mud trails during your Mollem National Park tour in Goa. When you trek through
the dense forest, you will find herds of bison besides other animals.
Observe each and every moment of wildlife in Mollem National Park. Don't walk through the large webs
which may be spun amidst tree branches. Have a close us at the huge spiders
and colourful butterflies including Chocolate Pansy, Crimson Rose and Blue
Location of Mollem National Park
Mollem National Park is situated in the heart of Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary 65 km from Panaji, in
Best Season to Visit Mollem National Park in Goa
October to March
8.00am to 5.00 pm
Entry Fee for Mollem National Park
Adult Rs 20
Child Rs 5
Extra charges for camera and vehicle
Where to Stay
Staying is not an issue during your Mollem National Park tour in Goa. Visitors can stay at Dudhsagar Resort at Mollem which is just a few hundred
metres away from this national park. Rooms, rest houses and dormitories
maintained by state government can also be preferred. Permission can be
taken from the Range Forest Officer if you want to pitch your own tents in a
campsite. Two other private resorts are very close to Tambdi Surla Temple.
These are Shanti Nature Resort and Backwoods.
How to Reach
Nearest airport at Dabolim is 80 km away from Mollem National Park. Colem
railway station is the nearest railhead, placed 6 km from Mollem National Park. You can
pick buses or hire taxis, available at regular intervals from Panaji and