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- 225 Kms. from Bengaluru
- Bengaluru - Mysore - HD Kote - Karapura - Kabini River Lodge
Named after the River Kabini, the River Kabini Lodge beckons with the promise of elephants, gaur, deer and a rumor of tiger. Located on the southern fringes of the Nagarahole National Park (Rajiv Gandhi National Park) , this former hunting lodge of the erstwhile Maharaja of Mysore was rated as One of the Top 5 Wildlife Resorts in the World by the British Tatler’s Travel Guide. A sprawling colonial estate in the heart of elephant country, the River Kabini Lodge echoes with the call of the wild.
The River Kabini Lodge is a great place to visit any time of the year. But during the sweltering months of March, April and May the pools and springs in the forest dry up, bringing the animals to the banks of the River Kabini.
Here you get to see the largest congregation of Asiatic Elephants in the wild.
Buffet Lunch, Dinner and Breakfast will be served in the Golghar.
Check-in : 12noon
Check-out : 11am
Very happy with the way the reservation is handled, very good response too. The accommodation was comfortable at JLR and the check-in process was smooth. Thanks a lot..!
Great support and awesome accommodation booked by Trailroots (Usha). Very prompt and quick communication. Usha and team have always been very helpful and informative. I would definitely recommend Trailroot!!
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Fantastic stay. Amazing property spread over a huge area. Excellent staff. All the meals are excellent with great choices. Great view of the Kabini river from this place. Highly recommended for stay
If you are a nature lover and you want to see big cats I would highly recommend staying at Kabini River Lodge. I loved my stayed at Kabini River Lodge although it was expensive I thought it was excellent value for money.
I am very happy with the way you help us in booking our stay and also it becomes more exciting when you personally take care of all our needs. I am happy to be associated with Trailroot and wish you many more bookings in future....
It was a great trip! Thanks to Usha and her team for organizing this! It was managed pretty smoothly and happy to talk to Trailroot for my future trips. Cheers!
Enjoyed our stay in kabini, we stayed in tented cottage. Although it was for a day, we had a great time amidst the nature. We had a great time in jeep safari, but dint spot any big cats, its mere luck. Hope to spot them next time. The staffs were very cordial. Ambience, room and food was excellent and we definitely wish to visit again.
Planned for my spouse birthday and We stayed at Kabini River lodge for one night.We booked one Tent Cottage it was beautiful and its near to kabini river.We really enjoyed the stay along with the safari In evening safari we saw so many deers,elephants, bison and one bear. In Morning safari luckily spotted both tiger and leopard. Safari Staff they tried their best to show wild animals like tiger and leopard to peoples and they are good.Food also nice with good variety Nagarhole national park is beautiful and highly recommended for nature lover. While planning for Nagarhole, first choice should be kabini river lodge. Highly recommended.
This is the Government resort with very rustic and old-styled architecture. All the rooms are wooden finished. There are bungalows and huts available for stay that can be booked online. It is a very luxury feeling being surrounded by river.
The resort location is one of the best on the banks of kabini river. The resort provided jungle safari unlike the nearby resorts that have to contact Kabini River lodge for the Safari.
At the time of booking, we were informed that out of the 2 safaris we can opt for both the safaris as jeep safaris but the management created a ruckus and provided us with a boat safari that we didnt want.
The rooms in our bungalow were very good and clean, but the bathtub was broken.
It is a very organised and maintained resort as compared to the other government owned accommodations but definitely can improve a lot.
Vishwanath HegdeJun, 2018
We visited the place when the monsoons had just started. The place had a flavor of its own. Right from the old world bungalow kind of accommodation to the lip smacking , finger licking food that they dished out, everything was quite fantastic. My family and I had a fantastic time.
I stayed with my husband in Kabini for one day.We spotted a tiger,crocodiles,elephants and deers.The best part is only Safari.People who love birds can go for boat safari.Before 1 month of the trip I called to Kabini river loadge and I asked them about the activities.They were like you can go for either jeep safari or boat safari.We are not that much bird watchers but we love wild animals.
They took my last minute request. The room was in the East block, and was big and basic. Safari experience last evening was nice, and the jeep driver made his best effort. Food was simple. The resort is located right at the bank of kabini river and has beautiful surroundings.
Sukesh SinghviOct, 2017
Everything is superb here...stay , food ,,,people
only thing the problem is ..the safari is for 3 hrs in morning and evening, even 3 hrs are ok if we get to spend them in the jungle....but here effectively we get only 2 hrs
like safari starts at 3.30pm...the vehicles will leave around 3.40 and for reaching the park gate and pass another 15 min..so effectively we enter the zone at 4.00 pm
and same thing happens afterwards...the guides start rushing at 6.00 and we reach jlr at 6.30...so its 2 hr safari only
kindly look into it.
SANGEETA HALDERSep, 2015
Had a wonderful time in JLR, Kabini .......Lovely location ,good food, nice and cordial staff ....would love to go back again ...Thanks Trailroot for making the reservation .
Had an excellent time at JLR ,Kabini. Room was cozy and the food was fresh and nice. Had a great safari even though no big cats were sighted. Thank you Trailroot for getting me a reservation .
Sally KnowlesJan, 2015
Enjoyed out stay very much. Would have liked a bit more desciption or explanation of the water and locale. I did not even know if we were in river or lake or dammed river. Accomodations and food were very good.
Balasaheb Chordia / SunilOct, 2014
Kabini -- Very Good resort
Food was good
Water safari & jungle ride was very nice
Awesome experience, Trailroot did a nice job in consolidating bookings for multiple locations(Jungle Lodges - Kabini and Korakolly Homestay), Thanks
Vikash AgarwalApr, 2014
Stay and all arrangements were excellent. We thoroughly enjoyed it. I would love to visit again in future.
Good arangement and a awesome location
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