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The Bison

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Gundathur Village (Karapura - Kabini), Nagarhole National Park 571114, India
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

So, it was our anniversary and as always we dint wanted to go to some place and spend sometime in hotel and stuffs, so we decided to go to Kabini. After too much of RnD we finally booked The Bison. We dint know how it was and as a first timer we took a chance to get to know the... More 

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Hyderabad
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have a serious wildlife photography hobby. Kabini is one of few places in India where you have a very high probability of sighting a leopard. With leopard in mind, we planned out trip to Kabini. This was my second trip (in my first trip I had stayed at Jungle Lodge) and I was traveling with my wife and my... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was our second visit to Kabini,this place itself has its charm that brought us back again but being at The Bison Kabini was like being at home with Family,thanks a bunch to Vinstant for lovely arrangements and the lovely staff which was ever ready for top class hospitality service anytime,I mean it..anytime we wanted they were there..true ecotourism followers... More 

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

The Bison, Kabini was a great experience on many counts. First of all comfortable tents with all amenities facing the back waters of Kabini. Secondly excellent hospitality and moderately good food. The greatest bonus was the visit to the Jungle - Safari. We have made atleast 7 trips to the jungles but had not seen any of the cats! But... More 

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Diss, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in one of the main tents with a stunning view out over the lake from our verandah. Vincent arranged for us to have a private lunch and dinner on the verandah so we could make the most of the peace and quiet of the location. Earlier we had joined him and his wife and mother-in-law for other meals... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I don't know from where to start. First of all kabini is a nature's gift to mankind then comes The Bison. From the reservation to checking out everything was superb. I've never seen such hospitality before. And all this is because of one person Mr Vinstant Kian (manager of the resort). When we arrived there he was there to recieve... More 

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Hillsborough, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at Little Bison on the Bison property. It was truly outstanding. It is beautifully furnished it consists of two one bedroom tents separated by a tent with living room and dining room. In the back of the sleeping tents are an enclosed out door king bed, a fire pit and a bathtub for two. After safari we were... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family and I stayed at Little Bison which is adjacent to the The Bison. Little Bison is an ultra-luxury two room property with a separate tent for dining and lounge area. We had 3 full time staff dedicated to the 4 of us for our entire stay (one of them being a professional masseuse.) There's an outside bathtub area... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the sort of camping I can cope with! A torch each is useful to go to the ensuite bathroom in the night or when getting up in the early hours for the safari. The dark is absolute. They do light the paths very will though. The camp host, Vincent was extremely helpul and a delight to be with.... More 

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India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

This place brings back memories of Tanzania. The tents, the views, etc will make you forget you are in Karnataka. We stayed in the tent for 4 nights during the new years. The tent is quite gorgeous- big bed, HUGE bathroom with rustic stone steps, and a place to sit and watch the Kabini river and the birds flutter by.... More 

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