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Serai Bandipur - A Luxurious Wildlife Resort in Bandipur, Karnataka

The Serai Bandipur offers luxurious stay that’s built in seamlessly around the forests at the Bandipur National Park. Part of the Nilgiri biosphere, Bandipur National Park offers one of the best places to view wildlife in Karnataka. From big cats like the leopard and tigers to wild elephants, gaurs and langurs, animal sightings are aplenty. Some of the rare birds spotted here are jungle babblers, tawny eagles, shrikes, egrets, sunbirds, parakeets, barbets, warblers and red-wattle lapwings. Bandipur also has reptiles, including marsh crocodiles and pythons.Getting to Serai Bandipur is a comfortable drive from either Bangalore (246 kms) or Mysore ( 90 kms). The nearest airport would be Bangalore. KSRTC buses also ply from Mysore to Bandipur. 

Once you get to the Serai Bandipur you are spoilt for choice for accommodation options. Spread across 19 acres of land dotted with trees and leaf-imprinted pathways in between, there are four main categories of accommodation -  Mountain View Courtyard, Mountain View Courtyard Superior, Mountain View Log Hut and The Residence.If you are looking for a more quaint experience, opt for the Mountain View Log Hut, which is actually a log hut on stilts, completely made of wood panels. For the ultimate luxury, you can opt for The Residence, with its vast living room cum bedroom and a private dressing area. A large sit-out and a private terrace allows for those private moments in the outdoors. The Mountain View Courtyard comes with a little garden and a verandah where you get beautiful views of the forests.  For an upgrade to an extra living room, opt for the Mountain View Courtyard Superior with floor to ceiling glass windows.
The room amenities include air conditioning, room fans, electronic safe, telephones, LCD television, electric water kettle, hair dryers and even a DVD player. 

Apart from the wildlife experience the Serai Bandipur also has a spa experience. The Omar spa offers a range of massages and wraps. The signature therapies are made from pure botanical extracts that help soothe and relax the senses. From a vitamin-rich mud wrap to hot volcanic stones therapy all treatments at the Omar spa uses exotic elements. For dining options, guests can indulge in some international cuisines in the Sanctuary restaurant, which is raised at a higher level for some spectacular views. The bar is called Moyer’s edge, which has stunning glass windows for an almost outdoor feel and towers over the pool.
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Kabini River Lodge

This resort gets its name from the River Kabini located South of the Nagarhole National Park. What used to be once the hunting lodge of the erstwhile Mysore Maharaja, was converted by #Jungle Lodges & Resorts –a joint venture by Karnataka Tourism and the Forest Department of Karnataka.

The #Kabini River Lodge is perhaps one of the best places in #Kabini that offers an authentic wildlife experience. Eco tourism and responsible wildlife are the strict norms at the Kabini River lodge with great emphasis on authentic nature and wildlife experiences rather that creature comforts and fancy resort amenities. It has been rated by the British Tatter’s Travel Guide as one of the top 5 wildlife resorts in the world. The Kabini River Lodge is easily accessible from Bangalore (four hours) as well as Mysore (two hours). 

Kabini was once popularly known for the ‘Khedda Operations’ where elephants in mass numbers were trapped for being tamed. Today, it is perhaps one of the best places in South India for viewing the Asian elephants.The Kabini River lodge offers wildlife safaris and coracle rides that offer amazing wildlife viewing opportunities. During your stay at the Kabini River lodge guests will have the opportunity to sight rich wildlife like elephants

For more details on various packages that they have and facilities they provide, visit http://karnatakatravelguide.in/kabini/kabini-river-lodge
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KSTDC Package Tours

The South Indian state of Karnataka is a treasure trove for travellers. It is rightly called the state with many worlds. From heritage and temples to wildlife and beaches, travellers to Karnataka are spoilt for choice when it comes to destination and travel themes. Karnataka boasts of the variety that no South Indian state can – the majestic river Cauvery, the verdant Western Ghats, the ancient temples which are steeped in history, the rolling hills of Coorg and Chikmangalur and the pristine beaches of the Konkan.

To explore this beautiful state, the Karnataka State Tourism Development Corporation or KSTDC offers a range of package tours across Karnataka and other South Indian Destinations. In their endeavour to showcase Karnataka’s exotic locales KSTDC package tours are well-rounded and cover all the important locales in the respective destinations across Karnataka.

Tours that are affordable

The packaged tours from KSTDC is a very convenient way for tourists to explore Karnataka and its varied destinations. KSTDC offers conducted tours to all the major tourist destinations of Karnataka.

Since all the tours are group tours, they are affordable and extremely convenient even for the independent traveller or women travellers. Fares span across different slabs so travellers can choose between economy and luxury options within the packages on the offer.

 
Showcasing Karnataka’s treasures

One of the reasons that KSTDC introduced its packaged tours was to showcase the unexplored destinations of Karnataka along with the touristy destinations. The packaged tours from KSTDC span across a multitude of themes like heritage, nature, beach, pilgrimage and city holidays. Some of the tours that showcase Karnataka include, Best of South India Package Tour, Golden Beaches Karnataka Package Tour and North Karnataka Heritage Tour. Some of the KSTDC packaged tours that are offered for other states includeTirupati, Mangapura tour, Hill Stations of South India Package Tour and Hogenakal Falls, Krishnagiri Package Tour.

 
*Convenience and flexibility                                                                   *

With so many packages on the offer, KSTDCallows you to efficiently plan your holiday according to the time that you can afford for travel. The KSTDC conducted tours range anywhere between one-day tours to nine-day tours allowing travellers to choose according to their convenience. Since entrance fees have to be borne by travellers, this allows travellers to skip a place that they do not want to visit. All tours depart and end at the Badami house in Bangalore.

For more details on various packages operated by KSTDC, kindly visit http://www.karnatakatravelguide.in/kstdc-tour-packages
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Are you planning to perform Sarpa Samskara with Naga Prathista, Ashlesha Bali or do some sevas like Maha Rathotsava, Chandramandala Utsava, Sheshavahana Bhandi Utsava at Kukke Subramanya. 

Are you wondering if you wish to just pay a visit and move on to other piligrimage places nearby like Dharmastala, Horanadu or Sringeri etc. 

How to book a hotel in Kukke Subramanya for a day and get my transport organised too?

We at http://karnatakatravelguide.in/kukke-subramanya can organise to book your onward and return bus tickets, hotel stay at kukke subramanya. We will be charging a nominal service fee of Rs. 300/- which is included in the package cost. 

Do contact us at 080- 41279744/ 55/ 66 or 97315 56663 and we will take care of the rest. 
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This beach is in Udupi. This place has attractions of a ruined fort and an old 100ft high lighthouse too. Guess?
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Devbagh also provides adventure sports enthusiasts with a variety of water sports such as fishing, sailing, and dolphin hunting.
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Kabini River Lodge

This resort gets its name from the River Kabini located South of the Nagarhole National Park. What used to be once the hunting lodge of the erstwhile Mysore Maharaja, was converted by #Jungle Lodges & Resorts –a joint venture by Karnataka Tourism and the Forest Department of Karnataka.

The #Kabini River Lodge is perhaps one of the best places in #Kabini that offers an authentic wildlife experience. Eco tourism and responsible wildlife are the strict norms at the Kabini River lodge with great emphasis on authentic nature and wildlife experiences rather that creature comforts and fancy resort amenities. It has been rated by the British Tatter’s Travel Guide as one of the top 5 wildlife resorts in the world. The Kabini River Lodge is easily accessible from Bangalore (four hours) as well as Mysore (two hours). 

Kabini was once popularly known for the ‘Khedda Operations’ where elephants in mass numbers were trapped for being tamed. Today, it is perhaps one of the best places in South India for viewing the Asian elephants.The Kabini River lodge offers wildlife safaris and coracle rides that offer amazing wildlife viewing opportunities. During your stay at the Kabini River lodge guests will have the opportunity to sight rich wildlife like elephants

For more details on various packages that they have and facilities they provide, visit http://karnatakatravelguide.in/kabini/kabini-river-lodge
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Kabini Springs Resorts is one of the latest entrants to the big list of hotels and resorts available at ×Kabini Forest, which is part of Nagarahole National Park.

Kabini Springs is located at the far end of ×Karnataka border, near to ×Waynad in Kerala. This luxurious resort is one of the resorts built on the banks of Kabini River.

They have different types of accommodations namely Superior, Premium and Executive Superior. Facilities inside the cottages include the following.

In room Dining Mini bar,camp fire,Coffee/ tea kettle, 32 inch big  flat led screen with H.D view, In-room Safe Deposit lockers, Swimming pool/ Health club , Doctor On call, Indoor games, All rooms are attached with river view balcony, Ample kids play area/ ample car parking facility

They have a 65 seater multi cuisine restaurant and a spanish bar with wide range of  liquor to choose from. They also have a conference hall facility, swimming pool etc. 

So, when it comes to a short getaway from Bangalore, Kabini has always been the first choice for wildlife enthusiasts. Now they have more reasons to rejoice. Welcome to Kabini Springs Resort, Kabini 

If you need more information or wish to book, call us at 097315 56663. or visit our website http://karnatakatravelguide.in www.karnatakatravelguide.in</a> for more details. 
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Just observing waves of Sea is so calming. Lots of visitors at Devbagh love doing this.
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Jungle Lodges have a resort in Devbagh. We can help you plan your memorable stay at Devbagh.
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Devbagh Beach is famous for the golden sands and cool breeze.
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Padaki Tours and Travels, Bangalore are in the business of domestic holidays for the past 15 years. We are the Authorised Travel Agents for KSTDC, Jungle Lodges and Resorts and most other private resorts and hotels.

We cater to both individual families as well as group bookings.

T.V.Muralidhar Padaki is the Director of this company and he has over 25+ years of experience in business.