RESORT A tented camp on the shores of the Kabini
The Bison, a luxury Bush Betta-Bison product, is a deluxe tented camp overlooking two National Parks. on the shores of the Kabini river, near Mysore.
With African tents and plush Victorian interiors, it promises the romance of the Raj.
Guests staying here can avail themselves of the opportunity to take part in active conservation efforts of resort.
Choose from seven double deluxe tents or two mosquito-netted suites with running water and step-in-baths. The reception, lounge and the dining are enclosed in mesh and built on stilts to keep wildlife out.
The lounge provides a vantage point to view wildlife. . The cuisine is remnant of the Raj-era, and comprises buffet lunches and sit-down dinners.
Activities include safaris, coracle rides, fishing, and trekking. Or, try mobile camping — take the jeep, a driver and a cook out into the countryside. Bullock cart safaris, game viewing from machans, visits to tribal villages, game parks and sanctuaries are added attractions.
Take part in conservation activity: patrol the nights, assisting local villagers. For details on packages (starting Rs. 8,900 per tent in April/May) call 080-41278708 or 080-65590271. Or, e-mail bisonwilderness