Russels Viper

One of the Most Venomous Snakes

Distributed throughout the country upto Assam. Not found in Indian islands, Himalayan hills and most of the North-states. Recorded from following states: Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Chattisgarh, Daman & Diu, Delhi, Goa, Gujarat, Haryana, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Odisha, Puducherry, Punjab, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh, Uttrakhand, West Bengal. Also found in Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.

How to Explore

Found both in plains and moderate elevation up to approximately 4800ft; more common in plains. Distributed in variety of forests including rainforest, mixed, dry, moist deciduous forest, scrub lands, grassland, wetland etc. Habitat includes dry open lands, agricultural fields, open country, scrubs having low bushes, rocky terrain having mounds & vegetation etc. Hides in mounds, holes, piles, caves, cracks, dense leaf litters, dense vegetation etc.

Recommended Time & Duration

Mostly in winters.

Rules to Follow

Not to go close


Travel & Stay Partner

2 People in 1 Room
Room 1:
2 AdultsAbove 12 years
0 Children Below 12 years
  • Age(s) of Children
Room 1:
2 Adult(s)Above 12 years
0 Children Below 12 years
  • Age of Children

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