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Kabini – Photo Essay

The beautiful jungles of Kabini and Nagarhole give you a great insight into the wild side of Karnataka. What makes this jungle unique is that it sees the largest conglomeration of Asiatic elephants – over 1400 of them who come together from other jungles in summer in search of water. Kabini is also the jungle… Read More Kabini – Photo Essay

Lonely Planet

Karkala Travel Guide

Karkala a small town is one of the best kept secrets of the Western Ghats and a commendable symbol of religious tolerance. One of the primary attractions of the town is the gigantic statue of Bahubali or Gomateshwara which is the second largest statue in the world (the first being at Shravanabelagola). A 25 feet… Read More Karkala Travel Guide

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Kinnal Toys

A small village in Koppal District in Karnataka is home to a few craftsmen (called chitragara) who continue to make wooden dolls. On a recent trip to Hampi I decided to go off the beaten track and explore some of the surrounding villages instead. I had researched on Kinnala and had set my mind to… Read More Kinnal Toys

Spice Route

Karnataka Sights

The IT Hub of India, Bengaluru is a city that is an ideal gateway to Karnataka. This is also a city that has several sites old and new that make it a sought after destination by itself. With a history that blends a colonial past with royal heritage, the city has much to see and… Read More Karnataka Sights

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Kabini Travel Guide

Get away into the wild at pristine and beautiful jungles of Kabini for a break like no other. “Ladies & Gentlemen, welcome to Kabini Wildlife Forest. And the forest is on fire.” This is how the naturalist on board the boat on the Kabini Wildlife Safari addressed the group on the safari. Well before you… Read More Kabini Travel Guide

Spice Route

Mangalore Getaways

The coastal town of Mangalore serves as a wonderful base to explore many spiritual and cultural locations in the vicinity. Here are some important places that are easily accessible by road from Mangalore. Karkala Nestled in the backdrop of the Western Ghats and being a famed Jain pilgrim centre, Karkala is home to about 18… Read More Mangalore Getaways