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Reviewed 1 week ago

First and Foremost. This is at a tranquil location. The view is magnificent. You might look at 100 photos and let me tell you, no photo does justice to the beauty of this place. We stayed in luxury tent and "The Little Bison". Next time I am staying only in little bison and enjoying the amazing experience even more. Vikrant...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Go here for an amazing wildlife experience. Serene and peaceful and the cottages here are clean, simple and elegant. Can try the wild safari and bird watching which is organised from the resort. The food is good too

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great experience in the nature close to wildlife. The Hotel has really nice facilities and a very friendly and efficient staff. Ideal for kids or nature lovers who can enjoy the safaris and rest in the pool.

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Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was just so beautiful. We were a group of 15 girls who went here. Each tent is so unique and lovely in its design, bathrooms are best in its interiors. All the huts and room have an earthen touch to its design, most of the furniture is from wood, so it adds up to it. It’s amidst the...

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Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located closest to nagarhole forest, almost all tents have a view of the kabini. The tents are very well done, combining the rustic tent feel with modern conveniences perfectly. The resort manager and naturalist Vikrant is easy going and very knowledgeable about all the local species. Thanks to him and our van driver Mr Khan, we were able to spot...

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Pune, India
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Bison from 5-7 Nov 2016, and just love the place. The serene location next to the Kabini reservoir is something that most city people will love! This is a veritable paradise for bird watching. Besides the Tour inside the Nagarhole Sanctuary will delight all nature lovers where you could see animals in their wild habitat. The...

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Chennai (Madras), India
Reviewed October 21, 2016

we visited this place in mid October. a lovely place by the banks of beautiful kabini. we stayed ( group of 10 ppl ) in the tent facing kabini river. on request they arrange breakfast / dinner by the river side, it is truly an exciting experience - many thanks to Mr.Vikranth who takes care of the guests and their...

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Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

Visited Bison in October first week. My first impression at this place was Wow ! We were greeted by a peacock ...the resort is setup on the bank of river Kabini and is closest to Nagar hole National park. The tents are very comfortable and provide.a very relaxing feel. The overview from the tent is an undisturbed view of Kabini...

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Bangalore
Reviewed October 4, 2016 via mobile

We fell in love with the place the moment we set eyes on the swimming pool overlooking the calm Cauvery river. Water therapy all the way. We stayed in one of the machan's which apart from the great view encompassed rustic luxury at its best. It is an eco friendly resort with few plug points and solar power heated water...

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Reviewed September 28, 2016

I booked a 3 night stay with my wife at the bison based on high recommendations from some friends.They were absolutely right...This place is truly special!!...What makes this property so unique is its location (on the banks of the river) as well as the minimal impact it has on the environment. For example, the water for the showers are heated...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Serene and tranquil through the day yet exciting and stimulating at night; the Bison, a boutique tented camp, the first of its kind in India, offers luxury at the very of adventure. "The Bison" is situated at the confluence of the Bandipur and Nagarhole National Parks, on the shores of the exotic Kabini River in Karnataka (west of Mysore), which offers you the perfect wildlife adventure. It is the only resort in the area which directly overlooks the national park. Elephants and other wildlife are regularly spotted from the resort. The decor and ambiance of the camp recreates the adventurous decadence of a bygone era. Wooden floors, elegant linen, beautiful artifacts, old cabin trunks and other original antiques seek to enhance the rustic setting of the camp site. Each tent is lavishly furnished with double beds, writing and dressing tables, full length mirror and arm chairs. En-suite bathrooms with expansive showers are a virtual treat. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Bison

Address: Gundathur Village (Karapura - Kabini), Nagarhole National Park 571114, India
Location: India > Karnataka > Nagarhole National Park
Price Range: $102 - $117 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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“Go for The Little Bison !! The experience is out of the world. especially for couples !!”
 of 5 bubbles 612aramb, 1 week ago | Read review
“Pick the tents, they are lovely!”
 of 5 bubbles arshiia, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Rooms overlooking the Kabini Reservoir”
  • The view from our tent room
 of 5 bubbles amulyapandit58, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“almost all the tents and machans have the river view.”
 of 5 bubbles rtselva, Oct 21, 2016 | Read review
“Go for rustic Machan.”
 of 5 bubbles , Aug 31, 2016 | Read review
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