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Gundathur Village (Karapura - Kabini), Nagarhole National Park 571114, India
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The Bison
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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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Coonoor, India
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A Rustic Styled, "Luxury" property on the lines of an African Game resort. On the banks of a scenic lake! From the moment you enter the place you start to wind down and relax. The welcome is warm and friendly and the tented camps, clean and comfortable. Of course, you need to remind yourself that you are in the bush,... More 

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National Capital Territory of Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the Bison in the last week of December, and are still suffering from major withdrawal symptoms. Had been told about the Bison by a friend who had visited the place in October and could not stop raving about it. After having spent 4 nights there, it is most certainly everything he had mentioned and more. The property sits... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited with group of friends and loved this place. Very near to the national forest and very well maintained. Staff is very helpful and attentive. We reached in afternoon and after a quick lunch were offered a boat ride in lake waters, which was a pleasant surprise. Next, we returned back to resort for a dip in the pool and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family trip to the Bison was very satisfying and we will certainly come back. Highlights : 1. The safaris - both the water safari and the jungle one. Though the safaris are led by JLR, specially appreciate the effort taken by team - Shaaz , Rahul who tried their very best to get us a sight of the big... More 

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Coonoor, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Ok so here's the deal, my husband is this total nature loving kinda guy and Im a total city person! So living in the Nilgiris his idea of a break was The Bison at Kabini, believe me I wasnt too pleased.. but OMG did I come back with a totally different opinion! The Safaris - We saw deer, wild boar,... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

So here we were, my husband of 10 days and me, hoping to spend a few quiet days at Kabini before plunging back into the monotony of married life. It was our one getaway from the noise and pollution that is the Bangalore of today. And what a getaway it was! My husband had previously been to The Bison and... More 

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Bangalore, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Luxurious African style tented accommodation + starry boat ride + bush dinner and a great view from your bed !!! In addition to the above, The Bison has great food, personalised attention, super courteous staff, sharp naturalists for a thrilling jungle experience, a pool overlooking the backwaters and every inch of the resort is tastefully designed with hand picked artefacts.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Your personal bonfire and dinner under the stars on the banks of the backwaters only a stones throw away from the forest, an ethereal starry night motor boat ride with a hot flask of tea at midnight, an exhilarating safari with the best naturalists that will get you addicted to tracking big game, this is The Bison and it is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Every year for the past 5 years iv been visiting The Bison, my second home. The staff are like family, the cats both at the resort and on safari are almost like my pets. The naturalists are passionate and dedicated and the place its self is nothing short of heaven. The bison is for wildlife lovers and people who want... More 

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Paris, Ile-de-France, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

I've travelled around India a lot, visiting many different resorts and lodges, but The Bison is something special. The tented and rustic yet luxurious accommodation transports you into another world, with stunning waterfront views (when it is not dry) can not be described, only experienced. The staff are attentive and very friendly, offering a fantastic service. As a nature lover... More 

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Address: Gundathur Village (Karapura - Kabini), Nagarhole National Park 571114, India
Location: India > Karnataka > Nagarhole National Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 10

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