Take an Elephant Safari Tour
Riding on the back of an elephant is a thrill in itself but riding on its back while venturing into the jungle definitely has to be one of the best things to do in Kabini. The uneven terrain of the jungle makes riding on jeeps a challenge and also treacherous but getting to see the jungle while sitting on the back of one of its huge denizens is simply unforgettable.
You can ride on the tame elephants and venture into the jungle and truly be a part of the surroundings. The well-trained guides can take you into the parts where you have a better chance of observing the animals and birds without disrupting the flow of their day.
Price: Rs. 900 per person
Timings: 6.30 AM to 3.30 PM
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Go on a Jungle Safari
The riotous green foliage grows unchecked in these parts of the forest and offers a pleasant contrast to the city life. There are also a number of streams that pass through the wilderness, not only attracting more animals but also creating ideal photo opportunities.
Price: Approx. Rs. 1,500 per person
Timings: All safaris take place between 5:30 in the morning and 7:00 at night.
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Boat Safari at Kabini River
Soon, the villages and the houses start to fade away and are replaced by dense forest cover. You can observe the marsh crocodiles in their natural habitat, smooth-coated otters playing in the water and a myriad of water birds dipping in and out of the water.
Price: Approximately Rs. 2,000 per person
Timings: Usually takes 3 hours; safaris start at 6:30 in the morning. The last safari usually returns by 6:30 in the evening.
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Visit Nagarhole National Park
It is also known to have the highest density of herbivores on the entire continent. From sighting birds to tigers, and from going on jungle safaris to visiting lakes, there are a plethora of things to do at the national park.
Price: Rs. 250 per person.
Timings: Daily; 6:00 AM - 9:00 AM & 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Stay at Wildlife Resorts
If you are interested in history, then you might want to stay at Kabini River Lodge as it once served as the hunting headquarters for the Maharaja of Mysore. For a truly luxurious experience in the wilderness, you can stay at Evolve Back Kabini or experience a truly rural experience at Orange County Kabini’s wildlife resorts are made to cater to a variety of guests.
Price: Range from below Rs. 1,000 to over Rs. 21,500 per night.
Explore Kabini Dam
The waters of the dam also offer excellent opportunities to enjoy colourful vistas of the sun as it sets into the horizon. Sitting at the Kabini Dam and enjoying a packed picnic with your family is surely a fun thing to do in Kabini.
Price: Rs. 20.
Timings: Daily: 6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Checkout Kabini Backwater View Point
If you are lucky enough, you will also be able to spot a tiger. Sitting at the viewpoint, you can indulge in wildlife photography or simply take your binoculars out to spot smaller animals and birds as they sit in the higher reaches of the trees. It is also an excellent starting point for treks and hikes into the jungle.
Timings: Open throughout the day.
Go for Trekking
Apart from enjoying the thrill of trekking, you will also come one step closer to nature and its outstanding surreal beauty. If you are heading out on treks at Kabini, then it is at all times advisable to carry enough water and eatables with you so you don't break down yourself halfway. The trekking spots are located at The Tadiandamol, Kumara Parvatha, and Brahmagiri mountains.
Timings: 6.30 AM to 10.00 AM
Take a Bike Riding Tour
This adventure rich sport in the midst of the natural scenic beauty will thrill you and at the same time amaze you. If you love to take up challenges, then come over to Kabini with your bike and try out some stunts in the widespread trails located at Nagarhole National Park. Bike riding is ideal for friends and family vacationers.
Timings: 6.30 AM to 5.00 PM
Indulge in City Shopping Tour
Shopping in the crowded markets is surely one of the most exciting things to do in Kabini. You can get wall hangings, wooden cutlery, chocolates, coin pouches, spices, coffee, and the list continues. If you are tired hopping from one shop to the other, then you can stopover in some eateries and re energize your soul. The best markets for souvenir shopping are located in Kodagu Region.
Timings: 7.00 AM to 9.00 PM