Stay in Jungle tents and take up safari trails at Karnataka’s popular adventure camps – Experience the wilderness at Bhadra Tiger Reserve in Chikamagalur & become adventurous with water activities at the Kali adventure camp at Dandeli.
Bangalore – Chikamagalur – Dandeli – Bangalore.
Please check the Itinerary for detailed description of the drive route.
Ideal season for Adventure Camping Tour
Throughout the year, each season brings out it’s own charm. Summers are a bit warm, monsoon showers gets the environment all lush & green though the water related activities are not operational during rainy season. Rainy season is the time to just relax and enjoy the beautiful view away from the humdrum of busy city life.
This Drive Route Holiday can be created with variations on “Number of Days” (3N/4N/5N). We will pack in more punch with more number of (holi)days. Send an inquiry and our Travel experts will customize your Drive Holiday itinerary.
Car Rental options
You can choose your own car for the drive or pick up from our latest zippy models. We have multiple car pick-up points in most of the cities and airport drop or at the door drop option in certain cities at nominal charges. Call us to check on this info.
Car Rental includes:
A car of your choice (as per availability) and with unlimited KM of usage during the rental period. Please read the terms & conditions or car rental carefully.
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Available packages for Jungle Lodges - Adventure Packed Holidays In Karnataka
Day 1 - Bangalore to River Tern Lodge at ChikamagalurBangalore's strategic location and it's cosmopolitan nature makes it a preferred destination as a starting point for Drive Tours. We can make the car for rent available to you at the airport or at your doorstep in Bangalore. Start your journey towards Chikamagalur as early as possible. It will take roughly 5 hours to cover the 283 km distance till Bhadra Forest Resort (River Tern Lodge). Reach the River Tern Lodge around noon for lunch, if you have started from Bangalore early. River Tern Lodge is located on a hillock at the edge of the Bhadra reservoir near Lakkavali; close to the northern boundary of Bhadra Tiger Reserve in Chikamagalur district. There is Jeep safari in the evenings to take you into the forest where you might spot leopards, gaurs, elephants, crocodiles, deer, wild boars and many other animals. The forest is home to over 200 species of Birds including grey junglefowl, red spurfowl, Malabar parakeet and many other species. Bird lovers will definitely enjoy the rare breed spotting here. The camp also has facilities for kayaking, water trampoline and boating during the season. All the water based activities are supervised by trained experts and safety guidelines are strictly adhered to by the staff members
Day 2 - Chikamagalur to Kali Adventure Camp in DandeliYou can decide to start the journey to Dandeli - Kali Adventure Camp after lunch. It takes approx. 5 hours to cover the 290 km distance between the 2 Jungle lodge Resorts. We have planned 2 nights stay for you here in Kali Adventure camp so that you do not miss out on the adventure sport facilities of this camp. JLR Kali Adventure Camp is a joy ride for adventure enthusiasts. Quite famous for white water rafting destination - the adventure activities are managed & supervised by trained and experienced experts. Other adventure activities include Mountain Biking, Kayaking, Wall Climbing, Coracle Ride dodging crocodiles. Trekking, Bird watching, Visit to Siroli peak too can be arranged upon prior request
Day 3 - Full Day at DandeliContinue with the adventure activities on the second day of your stay here. Both vegetarian and non-vegetarian options are available for lunch/dinner. Snacks can be arranged too on request
Day 4 - Back to BangaloreAfter breakfast head back to Bangalore. The drive back should take about 7 - 8 hours to cover approx. 465 km distance towards the Bangalore city junction.
- Accommodation (Stay) during the course of the drive holiday.
- Breakfast provided at accommodation properties
- Lunch and Dinner on certain days/ certain properties and this shall be specifically mentioned in the individual itinerary shared via email by us.
- Activities which are specifically mentioned as inclusions in the package.
- Car rental charges as per the model chosen and days. Not applicable for those who are opting to use their own car.
- Fuel and Toll charges.
- Activity charges and other entry charges unless specifically mentioned in the inclusions.
- Lunch and Dinner on certain days / certain properties unless mentioned as inclusions in individual itinerary.
- Extra bed charges or accompanying children charges.
- Any other expenses which are personal in nature.
- Food or beverages consumed other than which is part of the package.
Terms & Conditions
- Inclusions and exclusions may change on customization of the drive holiday package. Please check with us if you are particular about any point of inclusion/exclusion and we will do our best to accommodate your request.
- Terms & Conditions as applicable on individual service provider for accommodation & car rental. Please read the terms and conditions to clear any doubts on the usage of our services.
- Tour Accommodation mentioned is available based on availability on a first come first serve basis. Please confirm before booking.
- Cancellation policy of individual service providers such as accommodation providers or car rental companies whose services are included in the itinerary shall be applicable for drive holiday cancellations and refund.
- For more details please visit the terms and conditions page & read the fine print under heading cancellations and refunds.