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The Bison

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Gundathur Village (Karapura - Kabini), Nagarhole National Park 571114, India
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It is definitely one of the best places to stay at if you are into safaris in Nagarhole. Understated luxury at its best while keeping the rustic charm of the property intact reminds me of an african tented camp nestled in the Indian Jungle. Fantastic views of Kabini river from every room and the forest beyond. The food was simple... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for 2 nights as a couple. We opted for machan, it gives a nice river view from some height. But tents are also equally good. Thanks to the Bison staff and Madhav for lovely hospitality. Staff is very helpful , these guys will make sure you get very best of food even in this remote area. We... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was awed by the website, but trust me the place is way better than it looks on screen. The place is a mix between a rustic African wildlife tented camp and the old hunting lodges of the Raj, The Bison offers a beautiful balance of luxury amidst wilderness. Must visit!

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been to The Bison 6 times and each time I have loved it a little more. The location is gorgeous, the tents are very neatly done and are really clean, there are always ppl around to help you out and the food is great. That being said, the best parts to The Bison is the obvious love for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My second visit to THE BISON in a span of 10 months gave me all that i was looking forward to. After trekking in the Himalayas i wanted to relax and nothing would seem even remotely close than THE BISON RESORT as a perfect destination for the same. Lush green ambience ,eco friendly structures of the reception , tents and... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Truly the most breathtaking and peaceful resort situated on the backwaters of Kabini ! The Bison has eco friendly, safari style luxurious tents which gives you a real feel of the wilderness and jungle. Every visit of mine to the Bison brings me back rejuvenated and renewed as it's an amazing haven for wildlife enthusiasts. The food is amazing and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Awesome resort... Located right next to Kabini... very close to the jungle... Actually overlooking the jungle... Amazing Staff... Great Food... They take care of all the stuff for you like Game Drive,Sunset drinks,Morning/Evening walks/Cycling,Bon-Fire with snacks,Dinner almost in the jungle etc.They do have a small swimming pool... So we just relaxed and followed the instructions... and yeah! I got to... More 

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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Me and my wife stayed here in September 2014, soon after our marriage for 2 days. Well, its not exactly a honeymooner's destination, but we chose this place as it was drivable from Bangalore and quiet close to nature. The resort was having maintenance works then and hence was only half occupied - the work was not disturbing. Apart from... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We were a group of 15 people (with families and kids) staying in 2 Machaans and 5 Tents. Below is a summary of our trip: -The stay was very luxurious and comfortable. -Tents/Machaans are very well themed and are hygienic. -Bathrooms are clean and themed too. -Common Areas are very well maintained. -The Reception/Recreation Area has a lot of Board... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Stay at the Bison was so special for us. One of the most unique properties that we have stayed in because of multiple reasons... breathtaking view from the room/tent, playing cricket in a lush green ground by the river, biking, organic food and the most outstanding safari. We felt that Shaaj, who was our guide at the safari, knew every... More 

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Thebisonresort, Manager at The Bison, responded to this review

Hey Shilpi it was great having you and your group stay with us! We are glad you enjoyed camp and its eco-friendly and tented ambience.The consecutive tiger sightings on all your safaris was the icing on the cake! We look forward to hosting you again! Warm regards The Bison Team More 

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