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Jungle Resorts
Jungle Lodges & Resorts

Jungle Lodges and Resorts (JLR) is a responsible wildlife & eco tourism company with a strong Jungle Lodges and Resortscommitment to use tourism as a genuine tool for conserving the environment & wildlife. JLR also strives hard to educate its guests by letting them experience wildlife and fragile habitats firsthand. All of JLR's resorts and camps are located in some of Karnataka's ecologically sensitive yet amazing natural destinations. A unit of Government of Karnataka's Tourism Department, JLR is currently managed by the State Forest Department officials.

JLR offers various wildlife viewing and outdoor activities as part of its packages. Jeep safaris into the forests, elephant rides, boat and coracle rides, guided treks, white-water rafting, kayaking, canoe tours, elephant interactions, water sports, snorkeling, para-sailing are some of the exciting options that are in store for you when you visit any of JLR's properties. JLR take utmost care to ensure the safety of all guests - all JLRs activities are guided with safety gear and first-aid kits.

Bandipur Safari Lodge:

A Bandipur Safari Lodge is located halfway down the Mysore-Ooty Bhandhipur Safari Lodgeroad adjacent to the world-renowned Bandipur National Park. The mountain breeze flowing down the vales of the picturesque Nilgiris invites you to this perfect backdrop for a wildlife safari. Nestling in the foothills of the Nilgiris, the Bandipur National Park was formed by extending the Venugopal Wildlife Park, set up in 1931 by the Mysore Maharajas. It is now one of the tiger reserves in the country. It also forms a part of Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve, which is the one of the last refuges of endangered Asiatic wild elephants.


Air The nearest airport is Mysore (80 km). Very limited flights land there presently.
Road Motorable roads connect Bandipur to
Bangalore:         220 km
Mysore : 80 km
Coimbatore: 170 km
Ooty: 80 km
2 Nights / 3 Days - Bhandhipur Safari Lodge

Day 01:
Mysore - Bhandhipur

Pickup from Bangalore / Mysore, meet and transfer to Bandipur. On arrival check in Bandipur safari lodge. Lunch. Evening proceed for Bandipur wild life safari. Overnight stay at Safari Lodge.

Day 02:

Wild Life safari and  Breakfast, then proceed for trekking.  Overnight stay at Safari Lodge.

Day 03:
Bhandhipur -Mysore

After Break fast, checkout. Drive to Mysore  and drop at city Or Railway station.

Package Cost Includes:

  • Stay

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

  • Jeep Safari into Bandipur Tiger Reserve.

  • Guided Nature walk

  • Forest Entry Fees

  • Camera Fees and Taxes


A Biligiri Rangan Hills (BR Hills) a lesser known pristine forests lies on the northernmost GURUKANA RESORTof the Nilgiris, connecting the Eastern & Western Ghats. The BR Hills Wildlife Sanctuary is situated in the Chamarajanagar district of south-eastern Karnataka. Rising over 5000ft and encompassing an area of 540 sq.km, these densely forested rolling hills link both the Eastern & Western Ghats. This unique corridor and the wide-ranging climatic conditions provide an idyllic backdrop that allows seamless genetic flow and a highly diverse set of habitats for wildlife to thrive.

The moist deciduous forests on the lower slopes of the Western Ghats and adjoining hill ranges, GURUKANA RESORTprovide safe harbor to many large wildlife species from tigers and elephants to many species of birds and amphibians. Deciduous forests constitute the largest percentage of forest type in India.

At Gorukana, you can set your own pace. Sit by the lake and watch the kingfisher making a vertical dive for its lunch or gaze at the clouds from the hammock, as the langur monkeys alert the forest of a passing predator. Or simply lie back in your cottage or tent and catch up on your reading.

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Package Cost Includes:

  • All taxes

  • Lunch, dinner high tea breakfast

  • Short trekking

  • Bonfire cultural show

  • Visit to tribal center

Package Cost Excludes:

  • Jungle safari ,elephant ride ,extra food and beverages

Cicada Resort, Kabini:

Cicada Resorts - KabiniThe Cicada - Kabini is strategically located on the banks of the magnificent Kabini River and serves as a wonderful gallery for viewing wildlife.

The Kabini River runs between Bandipur and Nagarahole, two of the richest National Parks at the foothills of the Western Ghats in Southern India. These forests cover 1500 sq. km (580 sq. miles) and are a mix of tropical moist and dry deciduous types.

Cicada offers tastefully-decorated rooms with all the modern amenities. Each looking out into the expansive river and appointed with every little indulgence you would normally expect on a premium vacation.

All in keeping with Cicadaís aim of providing its visitors an extremely indulgent holiday thatís on par with any discerning resort elsewhere.

Cicada resort, Cicada-Kabini was formerly known as "Kapila Wilderness Retreat". 

Access: From Bangalore City center, our resort is approximately 230 Kms via Mysore.

Activities at Cicada Resorts - Kabini: Jungle Safaris, Nature Walks, Bird Watching, Boat Rides / Kayaking, Bicycle Trails, Star Gazing and Bonfires

2 Nights / 3 Days - Cicada Resorts - Kabini

Day 01:
Bangalore - Kabini

Pickup from Bangalore railway station and drive to Kabini. Check in Cicada Resort. Settle down and freshen up. Treat yourself to a sumptuous lunch at the Gol Ghar. Evening at 1600hrs gear up for a ride into the Park with tea/ coffee served at the Gol Ghar. At 1630hrs you will be taken by our naturalists on a wildlife jeep safari into the Nagarhole National Park, showing & sharing with you their experiences and information about the jungle and all the animals that live there. Late evening watch a wildlife movie at the Viceroy's building. At 2030hrs Bask in the warmth of the campfire, while you dine in the Gol Ghar. Overnight stay at Cicada Resort.

Jeep Safari on the Banks of River Kabini

Day 02:

After early morning cup of tea/coffee, Cruise through the serene backwaters of the Kabini River on a motor boat viewing sleepy crocodiles and chirpy birds, intent on their morning catch. View a variety of wildlife, especially the elephants, coming to the river for bath or a drink.
Alternatively, you can go on a jeep safari to sight the animals, and have a ride on the elephant in the jungle, which means you can have the boat ride the evening before. Overnight stay at Cicada Resort.

Day 03:

After Breakfast, check out  and  drive to Bangalore en-route visit the city palace at Mysore. After reaching Bangalore, Drop at the Railway Station / Airport to connect to your destination.

Cicada Resorts, Kabini
Tour Cost on request

NOTE: Activities are chargable

Tour Cost : Child (below 12 years and above 5 years) INR 2,699.00

Tour Cost : Extra adult:                                            INR 4,999.00

Package Cost Includes:

  • Transfers from Bangalore to Kabini and returning to Bangalore by Air Conditioned Tata Indica or similar vehicle

  • 2 nights Accommodation on twin sharing basis with all meals

  • All taxes including Service tax.

Devbagh Beach Resort,Karwar:

Devbagh Island

Devbagh Beach resort is on an island and can be reached by boat, making it a tranquil and panoramic getaway for a perfect and quiet holiday. The entire island is covered with thick casuarinas trees. The unspoilt ivory beaches beckon you. This resort is hardly 22 km south of the Goa border (devbagh is just 2 and half hours from Goa), and is located off Karwar, in Karnataka, India.

Escape from the world to this paradise on earth that will touch your soul. Set your heart a-flutter. An oasis of peace with sparkling azure waters and ivory beaches. Natural beauty that brings peace to your mind and love to your heart. Devbagh Beach Resort makes an ideal getaway especially from Bangalore, Mumbai or Goa.

Accommodation: Devbagh Beach Resort is luxury at its best. There are eight ethnic-style well- designed log huts which stand on 10-foot high wooden stilts, each at least 30 to 50 feet apart, all with attached modern bath. The view from your sit-out to your exclusive beach is spell binding. The log hut interiors are spacious and comfortably furnished.

Six tents (16 ft. x 12 ft.) with a row of modern bath nearby, are also available at a cheaper rate. Treat yourself to a sumptuous buffet of both vegetarian and non-vegetarian cuisine in an open-to-sides dining hall -- the Gol Ghar. Have your lunch around 1.30 pm after you check in. You are served tea in the evening, dinner in Gol-Ghar around 9 p.m., bed-tea and breakfast to keep you smiling.

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Package Cost Includes:

  • Accommodation

  • All meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinners)

  • Boat Ride & Taxes

Package Cost Excludes:

  • Transportation

  • Watersport activities, Snorkelling etc..

* Package Rates quoted are subject to revise


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