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The Bison

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Mumbai, India
Reviewed 1 week ago

You will not get sleep in 1st night with jackals howling..since The Bison is closest to the national park. But must for family. We got used to in 2nd night. We all should experience the wild. Enjoyed the safaris. River safari was the best with elephants and crocs visible. One has to be very patient to see tigers in the...

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Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

To start off with i think the Bison property is lovely and anyone staying there would not be disappointed. The food at the hotel is one of the best i've had in all my wildlife trips and the staff there is really sweet and helpful. The naturalist Vikrant was excellent and was thoroughly entertaining. The pool are very nice and...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited during the peak season , it was very hot since the resort runs on solar energy there aren't any air conditioning . We stayed in the little bison , they are unique in its way . The staff was very friendly there are lot of special activities arranged by them like the boating , dinner under the stars...

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were the only Europeans staying here, which is always a good sign. It is expensive for foreigners - but what would you pay to watch in the silent gloaming a tigress, replete from a kill, lying at full stretch on a bed of leaves, rising to make her toilet and then settling again - all within ten yards of...

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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed at The Bison a few weeks ago as part of our Nagarhole Safari adventure. None of us had ever seen a tiger in the wold so we thought that this would be the ideal national park to do it, considering Karnataka has the major tiger population in India. Before we finalised on booking with The...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at The Bison Resort for three nights in early December and it was fantastic. The tents are wonderful, just as shown in pictures, and the service is even better. All of the team are very attentive, ensuring you have everything you need at all times. The food is good, and the experience of eating in the space provided...

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Mumbai, India
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Bison Resort is one of the best places i have been to. No photo can do justice to the beauty of this place. You have to be here to experience it. We had come here to celebrate our first anniversary and I was glad to have come and stay at their lovely accomodation. The manager Mr Vikrant and the...

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Reviewed 30 November 2016

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 28 November 2016

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 27 November 2016 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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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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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
Region: India > Karnataka > Nagarhole National Park
Price Range: ₹ 7,898 - ₹ 7,966 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
The Bison Nagarhole National Park, Karnataka
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“the further from the reception the quieter the room. The machans are more distant from others than the tents.”
 of 5 bubbles bozen12, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Highly recommend The Little Bison Exclusive Tent.”
 of 5 bubbles KetkiGemani, 27 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Go for The Little Bison !! The experience is out of the world. especially for couples !!”
 of 5 bubbles 612aramb, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Pick the tents, they are lovely!”
 of 5 bubbles arshiia, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms overlooking the Kabini Reservoir”
  • The view from our tent room
 of 5 bubbles amulyapandit58, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
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