Shuka Vana Mysore | SGS Bird Sanctuary

Shuka Vana Mysore | SGS Bird Sanctuary

Shuka Vana, also known as the Parrot Park, is a remarkable bird sanctuary located in Mysore, Karnataka. Established by the revered spiritual leader Sri Ganapathy Sachchidananda Swamiji, this sanctuary is a haven for avian enthusiasts and a sanctuary for various species of parrots from around the world. Shuka Vana is home to over 2,100 birds representing more than 450 different species, making it one of the most diverse bird sanctuaries globally. The sanctuary provides not only a safe refuge for these birds but also aims to educate visitors about avian conservation and the ecological importance of birds. It is a place of tranquility and natural beauty, where visitors can observe the vibrant plumage and listen to the melodious calls of these exotic birds. Shuka Vana is an essential visit for anyone interested in wildlife and birdwatching, offering a unique and enriching experience in the heart of Mysore.

Shuka Vana Timing and fee

  • The Shuka Vana opens in the morning at 10 AM to 12.30PM, later it is closed for a few durations. Again Shuka Vana is open from 3.30PM to 5.30PM.
  • The Shuka Vana is closed on Wednesday, open on all other days of the week.
  • One can get yourself photographed with exotic birds for a fee of Rs. 200 per bird


  • Visiting Shuka Vana on weekdays is preferable as there will be a lot of crowd on weekends.
  • Mobile phones and Photography are not allowed inside the aviary. This is a different room for feeding the birds and to take photographs with them at a fixed price. It is reported that for official photography it costs 150-200 rupees.*
  • Also, there is an option to get photographed with exotic birds at Rs.200 per bird.*
  • While you exit the place, you also find a shopping area where you shop.



Location Map

*Charges and timings will change accordingly, Please check with concerned authority

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