Thursday, January 20, 2011

Jungle Lodges & Resorts Ltd

Jungle Lodge is a karnataka govt. initiative during 1980s, with an objective to promote eco-tourism.  It was begun in 1980 managed by the forest department officials taking over the mantle from the Maharaja of Mysore, the Wodeyars.  The primary goal is to educate the tourist with regard to wildlife and their fragile nature.

KABINI RIVER LODGE :  Once the hunting ground of the yesteryear Maharaja, nestled in the southern boundary of Nagarhole National park, it is a perfect getaway for adventure seeking individuals and families.  A truely world class destination according to British Tatlers Travel Guide.

Activities @ Kabini :  Jeep Safaris into National Park, Boat Cruise, Coracle rides, Nature trail, Wildlife movies, Conference for small groups.

DUBARE ELEPHANT CAMP :  Located on the banks of Cauvery river, this destination offers a unique experience of understanding the Asiatic Elephants kingdom.  It is a family destination suitable for young and old alike.  It is also home to variety of birds.

Activities @ Dubare : Coorg - Elephant Interaction, Elephant Rides, Jeep Safari, Coracle Ride, Nature Walk, Bird Watching and River rafting, which is conducted during monsoon only.  It is 240km from Bangalore in Coorg district.

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DEVBAGH BEACH RESORT : Karwar -  Tagore penned his first poem on the locale enchanted by the backwaters and beaches of  Karwar.  This destination is an exclusive island, which is reached by houseboat from the Jetty @ Kodibagh.  The surrounding destinations are Sadishivgadh fort, Naval ship Museum and of course the goan border.  Approx 90 kms from goa airport.

Activities @ Devbagh are Boat ride, Nature walk, Para sailing, Snorkeling, Kayaking, Water Scooter, Banana Boat, Dolphin Watching.

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SLOTH BEAR RESORT : Doraji - Hampi - Located near the world heritage destination of Hampi which was once ruled by Krishnadevaraya.  The vijaynagar empire flourished on the banks of river tungabhadra, with excellent town planning and where the worlds best diamonds were traded literally on the streets.  Just 15 kms away  Doraji sloth bear resort is located, which boasts of healthy populace of grizzly bear, not so ferocious to dread. The settings are ideal breeding ground for these animals with crevices, termite terrain, caves and plenty of honeycombs to breed upon.  

Activities @ Hampi :  Sloth bear safari, Temple visits, Heritage biking, Nature Walks, Bird Watching & Joy fishing.  Coracle ride can be experienced in calm waters and Rock climbing is another adventure sports only for experts.  

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Shri Ram Ayyangar said...

A very useful information with links.

pawankalyan said...

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