We are constantly facing multiple emotions each day. Stuck in the ongoing and endless chores of every day. Running behind to meet the constant deadlines. How often have you wondered that taking a break and falling in nature’s lap would be the right thing to do by then?
Well, Kabini forest safari can be the perfect break that you crave for. It is a serene, warm and beautiful place to take a break from everyday mundane life. I had a blissful experience at the Kabini, and it is something that I will never forget.
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Why did I decide to visit Kabini?
Recently a black panther was seen roaming around the Kabini forest safari, and that sure has attracted a lot of attention. The pictures of the black panther went viral, which increased my curiosity to get to know about this. I did end up reaching there, and I must say that I enjoyed each and every bit of it.
If you are looking for a trip, you know that Kabini forest safari can be a good choice for you. Read about my experience to know more about it.
Kabini Forest Area
Kabini forest is named after the River Kabini and is not short of serenity. Kabini forest area is nearly 55 acres of areas that belong to the Rajiv Gandhi Tiger Reserve. Kabini wildlife is the best, and you can find many wildlife animals like tigers, leopards, elephants, wild dogs, spotted deers and much more.
Kabini Backwaters Forest safari
A pleasant backwater boating safari is the blissful experience that you can get at the Kabini and
This experience at Kabini forest will be the experience of a lifetime that you will cherish forever in your hearts. Kabini backwaters safari is carried out by the Karnataka government and is a fun activity to carry out with friends and family. Kabini backwaters forest safari can be booked prior and can be availed between 3.30 PM to 6.15 PM and 6.30 AM to 9.15 AM.
Jungle and Jeep Safari
This is a casual jeep safari over the jungle where you will get to experience the luscious beauty of the Kabini forest. Getting a glance at the wonderful wildlife creatures will definitely make you get the authentic experience of actually enjoying the experience of being in a forest.
Many of us would have enjoyed, Elephant safari as a kid. Well, Kabini does bring that back as well. The elephant safari here is a very exciting experience. Elephant safari is Asia’s widest tourism attraction, and there is nothing like that. If you have missed going on an elephant safari as a kid or want to take an elephant safari now, well Kabini is there for you.
Walking around, Kabini is walking along with nature. The naturalists at the Kabini forest will show you around the forest, dissecting the beauty of the vegetation, wildlife and beautiful insects. You will have one hell of a time and realize that you belong to this place of the world and feel oneness with nature.
Kabini forest Safari Price
Kabini forest safari would generally cost around Rs. 900 per safari. If you book a resort to stay in, they will cover the safari price and the accommodation and food. With minimal cost itself, you can have a good experience.
Where to stay in Kabini
There are numerous resorts in Kabini which will give you a good experience of staying at the place. A few of the best resorts to stay in Kabini are Evolve back, Red Earth, Kuruva island resort, Dj river meadows, Kabini lake view resorts and much more.
So, if you are planning to have a pleasant stay at the Kabini, then book a resort that is within the Kabini forest, which will give you the exciting experience of staying in the forest.
Kuruva island resort
Dj river meadows
Kabini lake view resorts
Numerous other Activities to Do in Kabini
You can go cycling and kayaking in Kabini, and it sure will be a blissful experience. You can also take up massage and spa treatments to make you feel at peace with yourself and give a little bit of pampering for yourself. There are numerous evening activities conducted all day which is like a mini-fest throughout. You can dance, sing and enjoy yourself with nature. You can also set up a campfire with your friends and family.
Massage and spa treatments
Night trails at Kabini
The night trail around Kabini is the best, and with that, you can enjoy the nightlife around the forest. The naturalists are careful to give you the experience of a lifetime, which will provide you with a lot to reminisce about. Looking around the luscious rivers, hearing the sounds of the cooing insects, walking along the breezy air will surely leave an everlasting impression in your mind and heart.
Things to keep in mind while going to Kabini
1.Carry your ID cards as they are required for your to get on the forest safaris. 2.Wear comfortable and full covered clothes as there might be few insects in the forest 3.Do not forget to carry cameras to capture the scenic beauty of the place. 4.Carry water and other refreshments for yourself but make sure that you don’t litter. 5.Reach the place early as possible so that you need not wait long in the queue to go on a safari.
Best Time to Visit Kabini Forest Safari
The best time to visit Kabini is between July to September as the climate is very pleasant.
The best time to go on a Kabini forest safari depends mainly on what you are looking for. In the monsoon season between the months of July to September, you can visibly see luscious trees and thick vegetation spread across, and it is the best time to visit Kabini. During the months of March to May, the summer months, you can see many animals coming to the river Kabini to quench their thirst. The other month has the usual vegetation and wildlife that is available for your vicinity.
Want to get up close and personal with the Great Indian One-horned Rhinoceros? How about seeing an elephant taking a bath or a tiger drinking from a river? If you are looking for a unique safari experience, then you might want to consider visiting the Kabini Forest Safari in the Southern India state of Karnataka.
FAQ – Kabini Forest Safari
How do I book a jeep safari in Kabini?
You can book a jeep safari in Kabini through the resort that you are staying at. It will cover the stay, jeep safari and food as well.
– What are the best Kabini resorts for families?
Kuruva island resort and spa, Evolve back, The Serai Kabini, and Red earth are a few of Kabini’s best family resorts.
– What is Kabini famous for?
Kabini is famous for its best Kabini forest safaris which is a wild trip into nature.
– How many Tigers are there in Kabini?
There are around 200 tigers in the Kabini forest. You can take a good look at them when you go on a Kabini forest safari.
– What are the best resorts in Kabini for couples?
Kabini Lake view resort, Red Earth Resort, and Kabini springs resort are the best resorts in Kabini for couples.
Gulshan Bafna is one of the luxury travelers in India. He, along with his wife, has traveled to many exotic places that one could dream. With their travel journey, they bring us the best face of those places. He compiles all of his travel journeys to give the taste of traveling to his readers. In his writing, he jots down the best things to do in all those places that he has visited. Reading these would help one know better about the place. He is also a seeker who loves exploring and discovering new places and share his experiences with everyone.