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Kabini Wildlife Sanctuary

 

 

            Elephant, Kabini Sanctuary TourismIn what was once, the hunting lodges of the Mysore Maharajas now lies the Kabini Sanctuary. It is right inside the Karapur forest and is filled with nature’s bounty. There are pools, spectacular valleys and rapids to appeal to your adrenaline.

If you were to look from one of the lodges in the Sanctuary, you can spot pools in midst of the trees and of course rapids which provide an ideal location for white water rafting.
The sanctuary is abound with wildlife; elephants, leopards, antelopes, tigers and a lot of other animals, you can find them all in abundance. Those are sights and scenes that you will remember for a life time.

The Kabini Sanctuary is located near another famous sanctuary, Nagarahole Wildlife National Park. This sanctuary scores over the others in terms of the rare species of animals and birds that can be found here. It is rated as one of the 5 best wildlife sanctuaries in India. What really is appealing here is that it is a convergence of Wildlife and Birds with a river added.

History of Kabini Sanctuary
This Sanctuary was earlier the hunting grounds for the Maharaja’s of Mysore and has been now converted into a sanctuary for wildlife. It is located on the banks of River Kabini and near the Karapur Forest Range. Close by are other sanctuaries like the Nagarahole Wildlife Sanctuary. Kabini Sanctuary was the place where the erstwhile Maharaja’s used to conduct Khedda Operations to capture Elephants and tame them so that they can be used in their armies. However post-independence saw the forest department conducting a few khedda operations to capture elephants. This practice has been abandoned now.

Special attractions in and around Kabini:
While there are no attractions per se here, you can indulge in various activities inside the park. There are river rafting, treks through the jungle, you can do bird watching.

Location:
State: Karnataka
District: Mysore
Distance: From Bangalore: 208 km, from Mysore: 80km

How to Reach Kabini
Nearest Airports: Bangalore: 208 km away, Mysore: 80km away
Nearest Railway Station: Mysore
Mode of Transport: It is suggested that you hire a taxi from Mysore to Kabini. To reach Mysore you have the option of taking a Bus/ Flight from Bangalore and other places.

Climatic Conditions
The weather is pleasant except during the rainy season.

Clothing
Warm clothing is suggested as temperature might dip during the nights. Clothes that can bear wear and tear of trekking, rafting etc preferred.

Lodging: There are numerous options for lodging that is available at Kabini.

Tourist Attractions near Kabini: There are numerous tourist attractions near Kabini.

  • Mysore: The Culture Capital of Karnataka is close by at a distance of 80kms.

  • Nagarahole Wildlife Sanctuary: This wild life sanctuary is in the neighborhood of Kabini.

  • Kabini Dam: The Dam is a nearby attraction which can be visited.

  • Banasura Sagar Dam: The Dam is built on one of the tributaries of Kabini.

  • Coorg District: This District has numerous waterfalls and offers some breath taking scenery.

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