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  • Stand eye-to-eye with the untamed. Be bowled over by nature untouched. Take home timeless memories of an exhilarating wildlife safari experience from Karnataka.

    Karnataka is a desirable name on India’s map for wildlife tourism, mouth-watering cuisine and nature. One of the best locations to spot wild animals, the Bandipur National Park is an ideal destination for wildlife enthusiasts. Soak up the breathtaking panorama and lose yourself amid the wild in the forests. Keep your cameras ready to click postcard perfect pictures of wild animals & various species of birds like shy jungle fowl, black winged stilt, snake bird, kingfisher, flycatcher, and common hawk cuckoo.

    Take a peaceful walk in the nature and explore the local flora & fauna. Get yourself acquainted with the Karnataka’s rural life on a bullock cart ride around the area. What’s a trip around nature without a bonfire? Sit around a bonfire and enjoy an interactive and informative session with the naturalists.

    Karnataka is also famous for its sprawling coffee and spice plantation. Let the fresh smell of coffee and spices at the Chikmagalur coffee estate wake you up.  Unwind yourself with a soothing spa treatment at the Oma Spa. Let this trip reinvigorate you in every sense.

     

    Package highlights:

    - Wildlife safaris in Bandipur and Kabini
    - Nature walks to explore the local flora & fauna in Bandipur and Kabini
    - Tour around coffee plantations in Chikmagalur

  • Day 1

    Bangalore - the Serai Bandipur

    Arrive at Bangalore airport. You will be assisted by our representative and transferred to Bandipur (220 km/4 hours). Check into your hotel and head for lunch at the multi-cuisine restaurant -The Sanctuary. Relax and enjoy the resort facilities.

    Choose to go for a Wildlife Safari (payable on own) in Bandipur National Park or rejuvenate & relax at the OMA SPA*. Spend an hour on the Machan with our naturalist and enjoy the breath taking view of the hills, forest, wild animals & various species of birds like shy jungle fowl, shrike, cormorant, black winged stilt, snake bird, kingfisher, fish owl, noisy woodpecker, flycatcher, crested serpent eagle and common hawk cuckoo. In the evening, view the documentary on the wildlife found in Bandipur National Park followed by a bonfire & interactive sessions with our naturalist.

    Enjoy dinner and have a good night’s sleep. Stay overnight in Bandipur.

    Karnataka, India


    Day 2

    A day in Bandipur

    This morning after breakfast proceed for a nature walk to explore the local flora & fauna or take a bullock cart ride (payable on own) to experience the rural life. Later proceed for lunch at The Sanctuary.

    Enjoy a bonfire & an interactive session with our naturalist. Wind up your day with dinner and have a good night’s sleep in Bandipur.

    Karnataka, India


    Day 3

    A trip from Bandipur to Kabini

    This morning after breakfast at The Sanctuary drive to Kabini (110 km /2 hours). Arrive at Serai Kabini and check into your hotel followed by lunch at the Wildgrass multi-cuisine restaurant. Relax and enjoy the resort facilities.

    Enjoy a wildlife safari (payable on own) in Nagarhole National Park or water activities (payable on own) like joy boat ride, kayaking & coracle ride. In the evening, view a documentary on wildlife followed by a bonfire & an interactive session with our naturalist. Relish a scrumptious dinner and stay overnight in Kabini.

    Kabini, Ka, India


    Day 4

    An exciting day in Kabini

    This morning after breakfast proceed for a Wildlife Safari (payable on own) in Nagarhole National Park or go for a nature walk and explore the local flora & fauna. Later, proceed for breakfast at The Wildgrass, a multi-cuisine restaurant.

    Spend the day enjoying water activities (payable on own) like coracle ride, kayaking and joy boat ride. Enjoy a bullock cart ride (payable on own) and experience the rural life. Proceed for a lunch at Wildgrass. In the evening, view a documentary on wildlife followed by a bonfire & an interactive session with our naturalist. Wrap up your day with dinner and have a good night’s sleep. Stay overnight in Kabini.

    Kabini, Ka, India


    Day 5

    From Kabini to Chikmagalur

    This morning after breakfast drive to the Serai  Chikmagalur (215 km/4 hours). Check into your hotel followed by lunch at Odyssey, a multi-cuisine restaurant. Relax and enjoy the resort facilities. Enjoy dinner and stay overnight in Chikmagalur.

    Chikmagalur, Ka, India


    Day 6

    A day in Chikmagalur

    Enjoy a hearty breakfast at Odyssey overlooking the coffee estate. Leave for the coffee tour. Walk through the coffee & spice plantation spread over 70 acres of land. Next, visit the Mullayangiri Peak* (16 Km- 30 minutes), which is the highest peak in Karnataka, scaling to 6,317ft.  Enjoy the resort facilities. Have dinner and stay overnight in Chikmagalur.

    Chikmagalur, Ka, India


    Day 7

    On To Mysore/Bangalore – Return home with wonderful memories

    This morning after breakfast drive to Bangalore enroute Shravanabelagola. Check out with wonderful memories of the Serai experience.

    Bengaluru, Karnataka, India


  • Your home in Bandipur

    The Serai - 4 Stars

    The Serai is built amidst a large open space overlooking the Nilgiris Mountain. It houses a spa, gym and an outdoor pool. A restaurant is also available. Situated 3 km from the Bandipur National Park, the property is 80 km from Mysore Railway Station.

    Room category – Mountain View Courtyard

    Features - Coffee/Tea maker, Mini Bar, Air Conditioning

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    Your home in Kabini

    The Serai – 4 Stars

    This 4-star resort sits on the banks of the Kabini River, 39 km from Sargur. It features an outdoor pool and a hot tub, and is well-located for wildlife watching. The Mysore Railway Station is 77 km from The Serai Kabini. The Bangalore International Airport is just over 260 km away.

    Room category – Waterfront Verandahs

    Features - Wooden flooring, French windows and private sit-out are provided in all rooms. In-room amenities include electronic safe, AC, tea/coffee maker, hair dryer and telephone
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    Your home in Chikmagalur

    The Serai – 4 Stars

    About 9 km from Chikmagalur railway station, the Serai offers swimming pool, spa, gym, wildlife library, garden, indoor games and Wi-Fi.

    Room category – Estate Villa Pool Double Bed

    Room features: Air Conditioning, Mini Bar, Direct Dial Telephone, Safe Deposit Box, Tea or Coffee Maker

  • Inclusions

    - 2 nights’ accommodation in a standard room at The Serai in Bandipur on twin sharing basis
    - 2 nights’ accommodation in a standard room at The Serai in Kabini on twin sharing basis
    - 2 nights’ accommodation in a standard room at The Serai in Chikmagalur on twin sharing basis
    - Breakfast, lunch & dinner at the hotel
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    Exclusions

    - Air tickets and airport taxes
    - Optional sightseeing mentioned in the itinerary
    - Safaris, guides & entrance tickets
    - Items of personal nature like laundry, phone calls, tips etc


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Experience the enchanting wildlife in Karnataka

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Starting price per person on twin sharing basis ₹56,800.00
Karnataka, India
6 Nights / 7 Days