Have you ever imagined waking up to see a herd of elephant swimming in a river or witnessing the wild rousing from their slumber? Well, all we can say is it can be a life-changing experience and Kabini offers endless possibilities.

Kabini National Park (or Kabini Wildlife Sanctuary) is a popular wildlife destination located in Karnataka. The national park is located on the southern-eastern part of Nagarhole National Park and covers an area of 55 acres of forestland, water-bodies and steep valleys. In the earlier era, this was a private hunting spot of Mysore’s king and then became a hunting hotspot for British viceroys and Indian royalties.

Today, it attracts tourists from all over. It is a must see for all nature lovers and those looking for a perfect vacation amidst the lush greenery and imposing waterfalls. Kabini has in store hints of various elements of nature, be it a huge variety in the plantation, abundance of wildlife ranging from carnivores to mammals to birds or the terrain where each type is a part of and is complementary to the other.

Orange County resort

The Orange County Resort in Kabini is one of the best resorts of Kabini. It promises you a unique and refreshing ambience. The setting of the resort is inspired by the Hadis or tribal villages. The resort promises you an extremely relaxed holiday amidst the tranquil wilderness of the National Park at Nagarhole. Another popular choice is The Kabini River Lodge was established as

Tiger in the jungle (image : wiltrailsindia)

the first eco-tourism venture of Jungle Lodges and Resorts Limited and Tourism and Forest Departments of the Government of Karnataka. It has been named as one of the five best wildlife resorts in the world by the British Tatter’s Travel Guide. And if you are in mood for some adventure, check out The Bison Resort. It is a beautiful mix of an East African camp and old hunting lodges of the British Raj. It overlooks lush forest and presents splendid sights of wild animals frolicking in their natural habitat.

How to reach Kabini: You can take a flight or train to Calicut and then take a cab (126 kms) to Kabini