Kabini Wildlife Tour
Attracting wildlife enthusiasts from far and wide, Kabini Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the finest wildlife sanctuaries of South India. It is a sweet home of a variety of wildlife species, including some endangered ones. It is located on the banks of Kabani river in Karnataka. The other striking attraction of the sanctuary is the dam located across Kabini river near Beechanahalli village. The sanctuary was once the hunting reserve of the Maharajas of Mysore. It consists of the south-eastern part of Nagarhole National Park.
Elephant is the main attraction of Kabini Wildlife Sanctuary. The sanctuary has a good population of elephants. It also provides shelter to wildlife such as leopard, panther, sambhar, monkeys, bison, sloth bear, spotted deer, cheetal, antelope, crocodile, panther and 250 species of birds.
Kabini wildlife sanctuary consists of the south-eastern part of Nagarhole National Park. Covering 55 acres area, the sanctuary features a large pleasing lake surrounded by beautiful landscape.
Best Time To Visit
The most propitious time to visit the sanctuary is from October to May. It is advisable not to visit the sanctuary during the period between June and September as during these months the sanctuary receives heavy rainfall.
Several lodges and guest houses, equipped with modern facilities, are available for accommodation.
How To Reach
Kabini Wildlife Sanctuary is easily accessible from all parts of the country by air, rail and road. It is located at a distance of 220 km from Bangalore.