Once an exclusive hunting preserve of the erstwhile rulers of Mysore, the terrain of this park is gently undulating with lush green vegetation, swamps and numerous water resources, rendering it an ideal habitat for a wide variety of wildlife.
The forest is home to animals like the four-horned antelope, sloth bear, jungle civet, spotted deer, elephant, wild dog, flying fox, tiger, panther gaur.Cobras, crocodiles, kraits, pythons, vipers and several species of lizards are also found here. Among the 250 bird species found here, the prominent ones are the common babbler, bee eater, bulbul, dove, crested serpent, hornbill, Malabar pied, alexandrine, peacock, woodpecker, warbler, great Indian reed, eagle, crested hawk, golden back parakeet and the Southern tree pie.
Where to stay
Kabini River Lodge
How to Reach
From Bangalore 220 kms is the nearest airport
Mysore is the nearest railhead.
It is 220 kms from Bangalore and 80 kms from Mysore.
This birdwatchers’ paradise is in north-eastern Rajasthan near the UP border within the golden triangle of Agra, Delhi and Jaipur, 38 km from Mathura.