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Ravi Chandra
Jan 05, 2013

The serai

    The Serai,  is the perfect blend of both those definitions - A tranquil oasis of luxury and peace, to refresh mind and body; a well deserved respite from modern day travails, trials and tribulations. Located in village Karapura, 220 kilometres from Bangalore, The Serai Kabini is simply named after the Kabini river, on whose banks it is set. Close is the Rajiv Gandhi National Park and a stone’s throw away is the Kabini River Lodge property. The Serai Kabini is where guests will experience the disappearing of the line between Lap of Luxury and Lap of Nature!


The Serai Kabini has 8 Waterfront Verandahs, 11 Waterfront Villas and The Residence, all deliberately placed to afford a clear view of the river. Here again the balance that is The Serai Kabini is clearly manifest. Luxurious, yet natural! Waterfront Verandahs, Best described as intimate luxury, these tastefully appointed living spaces are packed with quite a few trappings of convenience and comfort. Waterfront Villas, independent, luxuriously appointed cottages come with private sit out overlooking the river. The Residence, The Residence is at the very edge of the property, facing the mighty Kabini River on one side. While the bedroom has its own private sit out and hammock, the living room opens out to the private Jacuzzi. The Jacuzzi does not have water temperature controller.

There is no television in the rooms at the property.



Room Type

No. of Rooms


Extra Bed

Waterfront Verandah


INR 18,200 / R / N

INR 3,000/-

Waterfront Villas


INR 19,360 / R / N

INR 3,000/-

The Residence


INR 25,000 / R / N

INR 3,000/-

Children below 5 is complimentary.

Children age of 05 to 10 years (food & extra mattress) : Rs. 2,000 / day

Children age of 05 to 10 years (food element) : Rs.1,000 / day


Package Includes

Stay, All Meals, Coffee & snacks, Welcome drink, Bird Watching, Forest Trek, All indoor & outdoor activities, Plantation walk,Campfire, All Taxes applicable.





 Bangalore to The Serai Kabini: 225 km -> Just before entering Mysore from Bangalore, turn right off the main highway onto the new Outer Ring Road - > Approximately 20 kilometers down the Ring Road take the exit to the right leading to H D Kote village -> 45 kilometers later is the HD Kote Hand-Post at the intersection of two roads, a few kilometers ahead of which you will see the Kabini Dam signboard-> Avoid the left turn, which leads to the dam, and turn right turn to reach Antarasante village. Drive through the village, proceed past the check post and turn left at the Rajiv Gandhi National Park entrance -> Just 9 kilometers straight ahead is Jungle Lodges. A left turn here and a short drive of a kilometer will bring you to The Serai Kabini.


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serai kabini residence serai kabini waterfront verandah serai kabini waterfront villa
serai dining the residence jacuzzi serai kabini



                                       2Days & 3Days Car Package with A/C & Non A/C Indica                                              


Sightseeing Daywise


Package Cost


Day 1: Bangalore – Belur – Chikmagalur

Early morning by 6:00AM pick up from Client place, drive towads belur, visit to chennakeshava temple the finest example of Hoysala architecture, have breakfast, visit to Halebidu & drive towards to Chikmagalur, on the way visit to Yagachi water sports. Reach Homestay by noon, lunch, rest for the day, evening plantation walk in the estate, Overnight stay at Homestay.


* Pick up & drop from Bangalore as per client choice.

* 2Lunch, 2Dinner, 2Breakfast.

* Evening Coffee or Tea & snacks with Campfire.

* Sight seeing as per the Itinerary.

* Early morning trekking inside the estate & eveing estate walk.

* Complimentary Cruise at water sports ***

* All inclusive taxes & GST.

INR 11,999 Per Couple for non A/C indica

Day 2: Chikmagalur – Kemmangundi

Early morning trek to z Point. Morning breakfast. Visit to Kemmangundi & Kalathigiri falls / manikhyadhara Falls. 
Back to resort by evening . Free time . Overnight at Resort.


INR 12,999 Per Couple for A/C Indica

Day 3: Chikmagalur – Bangalore.

After  Breakfast, Check out and proceed to Mulayanagiri & Seethalayanagiri , which is highest peak in Karnataka. Packed lunch in Honnammana halla on request with extra cost. Drive back to Bangalore, drop to the end point. Tour Ends.


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