One Day Bangalore to Kabini Trip by Cab

One Day Bangalore to Kabini Tour by Cab
One Day Bangalore to Kabini Tour by Cab (courtesy: rohanrangaswami)

Located in the southern part of India, Kabini is a popular holiday destination in Karnataka known for its abundant wildlife, rich biodiversity, and stunning backwaters. With its picturesque landscapes, rich cultural heritage, and abundant wildlife, Kabini is the perfect place for a one day Bangalore to Kabini tour.

Kabini is a paradise for nature lovers and wildlife enthusiasts who come here to witness the large variety of flora and fauna. Adventure lovers can enjoy boating, kayaking, and fishing in the Kabini River. There are also plenty of opportunities for trekking and bird watching. You can simply relax and unwind amidst the serene surroundings. 

A road trip from Bangalore to Kabini by private cab covers around 220 km and takes about 5 hours. The route passes through the towns of Mysore and Nanjangud, offering picturesque views of the countryside and the Western Ghats. If time permits, you can also visit the beautiful Brindavan Gardens in Mysore enroute.

A one-day trip from Bangalore to Kabini offers an excellent blend of adventure and relaxation in the lap of nature.

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Highlights of Bangalore to Kabini Tour by Cab

  • Full-day Kabini tour from Bangalore
  • Duration: 8 to 12 hours
  • Tour by Private Cab (not shared with others)
  • Pickup & Drop: Bangalore Hotel / Home
  • Places Covered: Nagarhole National Park Kabini, Kapila River, Kabini Dam, Kabini Backwater Viewpoint, and Rameshwara Temple.

Package Price for 1 Day Bangalore to Kabini Sightseeing by Cab

Honda Amaze Sedan Car for One Day Bangalore to Kabini Trip
Amaze / Etios / Dzire
4 Seater / Sedan

₹ 6,799/-

Maruti Suzuki Ertiga SUV Car for One Day Bangalore to Kabini Trip
Maruti Ertiga
6 – 7 Seater / SUV

₹ 8,999/-

Toyota Innova SUV Car for One Day Bangalore to Kabini Trip
Toyota Innova
6 – 7 Seater / SUV

₹ 9,999/-

Toyota Innova Crysta SUV Car for One Day Bangalore to Kabini Trip
Toyota Innova Crysta
6 – 7 Seater / SUV

₹ 10,999/-

Tempo Traveller Mini Van for One Day Bangalore to Kabini Trip
Tempo/ Force Traveller
12 Seater / LCV

₹ 11,499/-

Mini Bus for One Day Bangalore to Kabini Trip
Mini Bus
22 – 28 Seater / LCV

Price on Request

Book your 1 Day Bangalore to Kabini Tour Package!

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What’s included

  • Pick and drop from Hotel / Home in Bangalore
  • Cab for Kabini sightseeing from Bangalore as per the above Itinerary
  • Vehicle Parking Charges
  • Toll-gate Charges if any
  • Driver Allowance

What’s not included

  • Entry Ticket Fee at tourist places at Kabini
  • Breakfast, Lunch or any meal
  • Lodging / Accommodation at Kabini
  • Vehicle beyond the mentioned time duration
  • Vehicle beyond the designated tour route

What to Expect on your Kabini Trip from Bangalore

What to Expect on your Kabini Trip from Bangalore by Cab

Our same day Bangalore to Kabini tour by private car begins with a pick-up from your home in Bangalore. We will start early in the morning so that you can make the most of your tour.

The first stop is Nagarhole National Park – one of best wildlife sanctuaries located in India and home to elephants, tigers, bison, and a variety of birds. You will be taken on a jeep safari through this national park which covers 643 sq km of thick deciduous forest in the Western Ghats. 

After spending some time exploring this scenic beauty on this day trip, we will proceed toward the Kapila River, which flows along the borders of Karnataka and Kerala. This river gives rise to several streams and tributaries providing water for both states.

Our next destination will be Kabini Dam, located near the confluence point of four rivers – Kabini, Noyyal, Bhavani, and Hemavati. This dam is used for irrigation in both states and provides an enchanting view of the surrounding areas. 

Afterward, we will be visiting Kabini Backwater Viewpoint, which offers magnificent views of the backwaters. The last stop in this one day Bangalore to Kabini tour would be a visit to Rameshwara Temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva. It also has a lotus-shaped pond which adds to its beauty. 

Our one day trip ends with unforgettable memories of exploring the breathtaking natural scenery of Kabini. We will drive you back to your accommodation in Bangalore.

Itinerary of One Day Bangalore to Kabini Trip

Pickup from your Hotel in Bangalore at 8:00 AM

S.NoSightseeing PlaceRecommended Duration
1Nagarhole National Park, Kabini60 minutes
2Kapila River40 minutes
3Kabini Dam30 minutes
4Kabini Backwater Viewpoint60 minutes
5Rameshwara Temple20 minutes

Drop back at your Hotel in Bangalore by 8:30 PM

PLEASE NOTE: Guests can visit all the tourism places near Kabini listed above or remove any of the places that they don’t want to visit. In order to include any other sightseeing place, guests can check with their cab provider while booking this Bangalore to Kabini city tour by private car.

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Places to visit in and around Kabini in one day by private car from Bangalore

1. Nagarhole National Park

Nagarhole National Park is a popular wildlife reserve known for its rich biodiversity. Also known as the Rajiv Gandhi National Park, it is among the famous Tiger reserves in India. The park is home to a variety of flora and fauna, including the Bengal Tiger, Asiatic Elephant, leopards, Indian Bison, and many species of birds. 

You can take a safari ride through the park’s dense forests and spot the magnificent animals in their natural habitat.

  • Must See / Things to Do: Enjoy wildlife spotting on an enthralling safari of the sanctuary.
  • Timings: Open on all days of the week from 06:00 AM to 8:00 AM and 03:00 PM to 05:00 PM
  • Entry Fee: INR 1500 per foreigner and For Indians, INR 50 per person

2. Kapila River

Next attraction on our one day trip is the Kapila River, also known as the Kabini River. It originates in the Brahmagiri Hills of the Western Ghats and flows through the Kabini region before joining the Kaveri River. It is home to the famous Kabini Reservoir.

The Kabini Forest Reserve, located on the banks of the river, supports a diverse range of flora and fauna, including elephants, tigers, and leopards. You can enjoy a motorboat or coracle ride amidst the mesmerizing natural surroundings.

  • Must See / Things to Do: Bask in the beauty of nature and indulge in fun activities.
  • Timings: Open on all days of the week from sunrise to sunset
  • Entry Fee: No entry fee

3. Kabini Dam

Kabini Dam is a picturesque man-made dam built over the Kabini River. It serves as a major source of irrigation and also provides hydroelectric power to the surrounding areas. Adventure lovers can enjoy a boat ride in the backwaters.

You can stroll along the dam and witness the scenic beauty of the surrounding forests and the calm waters of the Kabini River on this one day Bangalore to Kabini trip by private car. The lush greenery and the serene environment make it a perfect picnic spot.

  • Must See / Things to Do: Spread out your picnic mat and capture the splendid view.
  • Timings: Open on all days of the week from 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM
  • Entry Fee: No entry fees

4. Kabini Backwater Viewpoint

Kabini Backwater Viewpoint offers breathtaking views of the serene Kabini backwaters. It is an excellent spot for nature lovers and photography enthusiasts. You can enjoy a leisurely stroll on the walking trail and witness the tranquil beauty of the Kabini River. 

On a boat ride, you can be enthralled by the birds seated on the tree branches. You can also watch the wild animals quench their thirst along the river banks.

  • Must See / Things to Do: Experience the vibrant wildlife of the banks of the Kabini River.
  • Timings: Open on all days of the week 
  • Entry Fee: No entry fees

5. Rameshwara Temple

Last place on our Kabini one day trip from Bangalore is the Rameshwara Temple. It is a Dravidian-style temple where Lord Rama is worshiped as the main deity and is renowned for its Thayambaka cross-art. The temple’s ornamental features include nine pillars and two smaller shrines for Lord Rama and Sita Devi. 

You can also admire the carvings of lions, Nandi, and Arjuna. You must visit the temple during various festivals, including the Chivayya Vishu and Utsava Pournami, to witness the grand celebrations.

  • Must See / Things to Do: Offer prayers to the almighty Lord Shiva and marvel at the shrine’s structure.
  • Timings: Open on all days of the week from 06:00 AM to 09:00 AM and 04:30 PM to 06:30 PM
  • Entry Fee: No entry fees

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Things to Do on your Bangalore to Kabini Tour by Car

Things to Do on your Bangalore to Kabini Tour by Car
Things to Do on your Bangalore to Kabini Tour by Car (courtesy: shazikon)

Kabini is a perfect spot for a range of adrenaline-pumping outdoor activities and is counted as one of the best tourist places to visit near Bangalore. From wildlife safaris to rafting, camping, and bird watching, there is something fun for everyone.

What to Shop during your One Day Bangalore to Kabini Sightseeing Trip by Car?

Shopping in Kabini is all about exploring the local handicrafts and souvenirs that showcase the art and culture of the region. You can shop for beautiful handcrafted items made by local artisans, such as wooden toys, pottery, and handwoven textiles. 

The traditional Coorgi and Kannadiga Saris are also popular among women shoppers. You can also buy spices and coffee on this one day tour that are grown locally in the region, making for perfect souvenirs to take back home.

What to Eat during your Full Day Kabini Sightseeing Tour from Bangalore by Taxi?

Kabini is a great place to explore the unique flavors of South Indian cuisine. You can indulge in traditional dishes such as Masala Dosa, Bisibelebath, Idli, Uppittu, and Maddur Vada. The region is also known for its authentic filter coffee, which is a must-try for coffee lovers. 

Additionally, the local cuisine features a variety of seafood dishes that are sure to delight seafood enthusiasts. Sweet lovers must taste the traditional Mysore Pak, Dharwad Peda, and Karadantu.

Terms & Conditions

Travelers are requested to follow the given itinerary for 1 day Bangalore to Kabini city tour package. Ideally this full day tour package cannot be customized, however if guests prefer to visit different set of places during this Kabini same day trip from Bangalore, they can check the possibility of the same with the above listed car rental companies and request for a custom quote.

We recommend our guests to stick to the time spent at each tourist attraction in Kabini as per the Itinerary schedule. In case of any delays or additional time spent at a particular place, driver or car rental company will not be responsible to cover all the places mentioned in the itinerary.

Please also note that if a particular sightseeing place is closed on the scheduled day of the tour, it may not be covered from the list of sightseeing places. Please check the possibility of visiting an alternate place with listed cab vendor before you book the tour.

FAQs

Is there any possibility to add / remove tourist places in this Bangalore to Kabini sightseeing tour?

Ideally, no. However guests can check if it’s possible to customize the tour with the above listed Bangalore cab vendors before booking the trip. Additional charges might apply.


A one day Bangalore to Kabini tour by private car is an excellent way to relax. You can escape the hustle and bustle of city life without worrying about transport. You can immerse in the region’s natural beauty and witness the diverse wildlife at your leisure.

With a carefully planned itinerary, our one day Kabini tour by rental car from Bangalore is sure to make your holiday enjoyable and leave you feeling rejuvenated.


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