Situated at prime parks of India such as Kanha, Ranthambhore, Bandhavgarh, Nagarhole and others, jungle lodges in India provide a wonderful opportunity to experience wild life. Lodges in Karnataka such as Kabini River Lodge provide axwllwnt accommodation facilities. Kabini River Lodge on the banks of River Kabini is among the top five wildlife resorts in the world. Spread over 55 acres, the lodge is close to Nagarhole National Park and is a favorite destination for groups of International tourists between September and March. Kali Jungle Resort is also one of the favorite among the lodges in Karnataka. The camp is located on the banks of River Kali, the most famous perennial river flowing through the Uttara Kannada district in Karnataka. Almost 70% of the area is covered with a dense forest. Kali Jungle Resort is located near two wildlife sanctuaries - the Anshi National Park and Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary. There is plenty of fauna here, but the sighting of animals is a matter of chance. The wildlife sanctuary here spans an area of approximately 400 sq km of bamboo and moist deciduous trees. Thyme and basil permeate the air with intoxicating fragrance. A coracle ride down the Kali River is an unforgettable experience accompanied by viewing large crocodiles and turtles. You can take a guided elephant back or jeep ride in the forest.
Among the lodges in Karnataka is Bandipur Safari Lodge which is built in contemporary architectural style and accommodates 24 people. The lodge has an exclusive banquet area which is a special feature of Jungle Lodges where one can meet and interact with other guests. The open-top jeeps take you on a safari into the Tiger Reserve every evening. To enjoy the wilder side of life you can sit around the campfire area and enjoy barbeque. There is also a restaurant and bar facility provided for the day visitors and highway commuters. The major attraction of Safari Lodge is its wildlife expeditions into the Bandipur National Park. Bandipur National Park lies at the heart of the extensive forest with a view of Western Ghats and Nilgiri Hills. The spot is the habitat of the Asian Elephant. The park includes rocky hills and valleys drained by rivers Kabini, Nugu, Moyar and numerous small streams. The trips to the partk are available at the best times of wildlife sightings at daybreaks and evenings. One of them is an open-top jeep ride and the other is a walking tour guided by an experienced naturalist. For those looking for a workout, there is no greater challenge than hiking along Gopalswamy Betta or down the slopes of the Moyar Gorge. A walk on this natural treasury is a perfect opportunity for bird watching, wildlife viewing and picture taking.
The unique and spectacular lodges in Karnataka are open year round and welcome the wildlife lovers from all around the world.