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Kabini River Lodge:
Nestled on the southern fringes of Nagarahole National Park, the colonial – styled lodged in the lush green jungle gives you a unique holiday experience. Rated by Tattler’s as one of the top five wildlife Resorts in the world. Watch exotic wildlife in their natural habitat. Asiatic Elephants, Gaurs, Tigers, Leopards, Chital, Sambars, Langurs. Corocdiles and over 250 avian species. It’s awe – inspiring.
Perfect silence broken only by the quiet murmur of the River Kabini flowing close by and the bird calls. It’s refreshing.

Season: Open throughout the year. Best time to spot wildlife: October to mid June
Lush green forest: July to November.

  • Safaris into the Nagarahole national Park in open – top jeeps, at dawn and dusk.
  • Boat cruises and coracle rides on the River Kabini
  • Elephant rides
  • Bird watching
  • Viewing wildlife documentaries
  • Barbeques and Campfire

Getting there:
By Air: Bangalore (220 Km) is the nearest airport destinations
By Rails: 2.5 – 3 hours from Bangalore to Mysore, then proceed by car / bus to Kabini.
By Road: The lodge is situated 5 Km off the Mysore – Mananthavadi Road .5 hours from Bangalore.

Bandipur Safari Lodge
Located off the Mysore – ooty Highway , adjacent to the renowned Bandipur National park, and on the foothills of the Nilgiri Hills, the Lodge is elegantly built in contemporary architectural style. Embrace the cool breeze wafting down hillside. Go on a jeep safari to meet the jungle denizens. Hike the heights of Gopalaswamy Betta or down the slops of the Moyar Gorge.  It’s exciting. Watch birds. Get acquainated with the wildlife. Watch the amazing night sky , relax by the campfire. It’s bewitching
Season: Open throughout the year.
Best time to spot wildlife: October to March
For trekking: Throughout the year
Unique Attraction
Experience wilderness on foot through a Tiger Reserve and Elephant country.

  • Wildlife expeditions into the Bandipur National park
  • Treks guided by experienced naturalists
  • Hiking to Gopalaswamy Betta and Muyar Gorge
  • Birdwatching and wildlife photography
  • Barbeque and Campfire

Getting there
By Air: Bangalore Airport is 220 km away.
By Rail: Mysore – 80 km, Ooty - 80KM
By Road: Bangalore – 220 Km, Mysore (via Gudlupet) – 80 KM, Coimbatore – 170 km, and Ooty – 80 KM

Dubare Elephant Camp:
Dubare Elephant Camp, situated on the banks of River Cauvery , offers a unique experience and understanding  of the world of the largest terrestrial mammal. Watch mahouts give the pachyderms a special scrub – batch. Or you could groom them. Feed them, treat them, and learn the language of the mahouts. It’s astonishing.
Go on an elephant ride into the Dubare Reserve Forest. Spy on our   colorful avian friends. Or raft down the River Cauvery during the monsoons. It’s exhilarating.
Season: All year round. Rafting during the rainy months of June, July, August and September.
Unique Attraction: One place to watch and learn more about Asiatic Elephants from close quarters.

  • Elephant Rides
  • Coracle rides
  • River Rafting
  • Watching, learning and participating in various activities involving elephants.

Getting there:

  • By Road: Dubare Elephant Camp is located in Coorg 4 KM after Kushalnagar on Mercara Road, at Gudde Hosur, turn left onto Siddapura Main Raod. About 15 Km down this road, visitors will find a prominent direction sign that shows the way to the Camp (which is about  1 km away, across the River Cauvery.)

Bannerghatta Nature Camp:
Bannerghatta – pristine jungles sprawling over 25,000 acres on the outskirts of Bangalore – offers a rich variety of flora and fauna. The lions, tigers and bears live in kraals that recreate their natural habitat. It is unforgettable.
Go on a safari into the kraals. Walk along the many wooded trails in the protected park. Or take in the fantastic view from atop the Mirza Hill. It’s spectacular.
Season: Open throughout the year.
Unique Attarction: 25000 acres of thick jungle ….just 25 km from Bangalore.

  • Safaris into the Lion, Tiger and Bear enclosures
  • Guided nature walks and treks  inside the national Park
  • Campfire

Getting there:
By Road: The Camp is situated inside the Bannerghatta Biological Park, about 25 km south of Bangalore on Banerghatta Road.

Bheemeshwari Fishing and Nature Camp
Situated at Bheemeshwari on the banks of the River Cauvery, the tented cottages and log huts draw passionate anglers and nature lovers alike. Surrender to the beckoning of Cauvery. Enjoy fishing, Spot Indian mud turtles, Crocodiles   or the River Otters, watch birds. It’s amazing.
Float on a coracle. Trek the wilderness trails. Take in the sunset. It’s enchanting.

  • All year round for nature lovers.
  • November to February is ideal for anglers.

Unique Attraction:

  • A green getaway close to the hecdtic city of Bangalore – the Cauvery River. The wilderness ect..


  • Coral rides
  • Guided nature walks and treks
  • Joy fishing
  • Angling the mighty Mahseer on the River Cauvery
  • Birdwatching
  • River Rafting during the monsoon months – June to September

Getting there:
By Road: 100 Km from Bangalore (Past Kanakapura turn left a Sacnur on the Kanakapura – Kollegal Highways. The Camp is 5 Km beyond Mutatti on the Sachnur – Muttatti – Halagur Road)

Devbagh Beach Resort
Located 22km from the southern border of Goa, the elegantly furnished cottages and tents are surrounded by groves of swaing backdrop. Relax on the pristine beach. Wade into the sea. Chase crabs. Watch the awesome Sea Eagles. Collect seashells. Go boating.
Or walk to the nearby village to befriend the fisher – folk. It’s enriching.
Experience Para – sailing. Snorkel in the clear waters. Cruise up the Kali River to watch the golden orb melt into the sea. It’s spellbinding.
Season: October to May
Unique Attraction: A pristine, secluded beach with exciting Water Sports on offer.

  • Boat cruises up River Kali
  • Para – sailing
  • Speed and Banna boar rides
  • Dolphin watching
  • Snorkeling
  • Beach – volleyball

Visit to Devbagh village and Sanyasi Island Campfire and Barbeque on the beach
Getting there:..
By Air: Devbagh is 2.5 hours by road from Dabolim Airport, Goa
By Rail: (Via the konkan Railway):
Alight at Karwar . For Express Trains that do not stop at Karwar alight at Madgaon (Goa) or Ankola and proceed by road.Karwar is about 4 hours by rail from Mangalore.
Visitors from Chennai can arrive via Mangalore. Those from Bangalore and Hydrabad can alight at Hubli aand precede by road. The Road between Hubli & Karwar is one of the best in Karnataka.
By Road: Overnight deluxe bus service is available from Bangalore. Buses also ply between Madgaon and karwar at regular intervals.

Doddamakali Fishing and Nature Camp
            Located 6 Km upstream from Bheemeshwari, Doddamakali is a remote, rugged place of astounding natural charm. Row down the River Cauvery in a coracle, enjoy fishing, if you are lucky, and catch a Mahseer. Climb the jagged rocks. Trek the unexplored trails. It’s incredible.
Relax on a hammock. Stay in our tents. Watch birds. It’s fascinating.
All year round for nature lovers. November to January is ideal for anglers.

  • Nature walks and guided treks
  • Coracle rides
  • Bird watching
  • Angling and joy fishing
  • Experiential learning for corporate groups
Getting there:
  • By Road: 110Km from Bangalore. Go past malavalli town on the Bangalore – Kanakapura – kollegal Highway. Turn left at the village of Pandthrahali to reach Shimsapura Village. A right on to a short winding, gravelly track from Shimshpura will lead you to Doddamakali Camp. Or trek6 km from our Bheemeshwari Fishing Camp – wonderful way to arrive.

Galibore Fishing And Nature Camp
Situated 95 km from Bangalore, Galibore Fishing Camp is in the middle of wildnerness overlooking the River Cauvery , surrounded by wooded hills. Experience the river on a coracle trek that trails leading to the hills across.
Or wait for a Mahseer - the king of game fish renowned as the largest freshwater game fish. A hard fighter. It’s rewarding.
Spend a night lit by hurricane lamps. Savour the ethnic cuisine. It’s out of this world.
Season:All year round for nature lovers. November to March is ideal for anglers.
Unique Attraction: Angling for the largest freshwater game fish – the mighty Mahseer.
  • Mahseer angling on the River Cauvery
  • Joy fishing Coracle rides
  • Nature walks
  • Bird watching
Getting there
By road: 100 km from Bangalore (turn left at Kankapura on to a village road leading to Sangam, the confluence of the two rivers Arakavathi and Cauvery. From here it is a drive of about 9 km on a gravel track to the Camp.

Kali Adventure Camp:
Set on the banks of River Kali, the Camp’s tented cottages offer an unfettered experience of nature’s bounty. Embark on an adventure ttrek onto Siroli peak – the highest point in Uttara Kannada. White – water raft down the beautiful yet powerful River kali. Kayak on its waters. Watch crocodiles on its banks. It’s thrilling.
Float down on a corcle. Go trekking. Rappel down a water fall. It’s pure adrenaline.
Open throughout the year.
Rafting between November and June
Unique Attraction:
Only place south of the Himalaya where one can experience white – water rafting most months of the year.

  • White – water rafting
  • Kayaking
  • Canoe Tours
  • Cannyoning (rappelling down a waterfall)
  • Coracle rides
  • Mountain biking
  • Trekking and birdwatching
  • Visit to tribal settlements
  • Visit to kavala Caves and Siroli Peak (Highest point in Uttara Kannada District)
  • Camping at Molangi amidst dense bamboo thickers

Getting there:
By Air: 2.5 hours from Dabolim Airport, Goa and 1.5 hours from Hubli Airport.
By Rail: Alight at Londa or Dharwad / Hubli, proceed another 1.5 hours by road.
By Road: There are direct overnight buses from Bangalore to Dandeli.
Luxury buses plying between Mumbai and Mangalore / Bangalore invariably pass through Dharwad.
You can alight at Dharwad an dtake a taxi / bus to Dandeli.

K Gudi Wilderness Camp
Situated within the Biligiri Rangana Temple Wildlife Sanctuary, the tented cottages and log cabins on stilts combine the tranquility of a majestic hill station and the enchantment of a rich wildlife habitat. Spot leopards. Gaurs, Elphants, Chitals, Sambars, Wild Boars, Malabar Giant squirrels and more than 250 species of birds. It’s mesmerizing.
Laze on a hammock or visit the ancient Dodda Sampige Mara. Ride on an elephant. It’s enthralling.
Open throughout the year.
Best time to spot wildlife: October to June
Lush green forest: Throughout the year.
Unique Attraction:
One of the very few resorts in India to be set inside the limits of a Wildlife Sanctuary (Sight the largest wild bovine in the world the Gaur)

  • Expeditions into the BRT Wildlife Sanctuary at dawn and dusk, accompanied by trained Naturalists
  • Trekking and bird watching
  • Coffee plantation tours
  • Viewing wildlife documentaries
  • Barbeque and Campfire

Getting there
By Road: Mysore (via Nanjangud and Chamarajnagar) – 86 KM , Bangalore, (via Mysore and Chamarajnagar) – 225 Km , and Coimbatore “(via Sathyamangalam and Chamraj nagar) – 175 Km

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