Dandeli in Uttar Kannada district of Karnataka offers an idyllic holiday nucleus for everybody who is irresistible with nature. Being an exhilarating mix of nature, escapade and nature, it is a growing vacation adventure destination. Dandeli Safari, White water Rafting are amazing dos for an adventure enthusiast. Dandeli is much more than just assorted excursion trips and treks or picnics. It offers the finest exploration sports, eco-tourism and pilgrimage. Situated amidst the Western Ghats, Dandeli is well connected to the outer world by rail, road and airways and is near to Mumbai by 600 km and Pune by 450 km. The nearest airport is just 60 km away at Hubli. Goa is just 125 km away. Dandeli is also famous for wild life sanctuaries, Syntheri rocks, back water dam, Supa dam, Khulgi natural habitat camps and other pilgrimage centers like Ulavi temple and Kali temple.
Kali Adventure Camp:
The cool jungle of the Kali Wilderness and Adventure Camps is just four hours from the hot beaches of Goa. This is the place for those who enjoy amidst the trees and forests and the river. Kali River is just a stone’s throw away. This is the most suited place for those who enjoy the beauty and tranquillity of nature and wish to stay away from the hustle bustle of the cities. Kali river rafting, white water rafting, canoeing, kayaking will definitely bring in the passion for sports in you. The remarkable beauty of nature, fresh air, scintillating fragrance of the thyme and basil will surely bring you back to Dandeli again and again. Kali adventure camp also offers other wonderful enchanting wild rush pumping the adrenalin in you. You will experience the wilderness of the forest and the best continental, Chinese and Indian cuisines served at the gazebo enclosures called Gol Ghar. There is no difficulty in getting vegetarian food by request.
The darkness of the Kavala Caves and the peaceful sleep in the hammocks amid the sound of the flowing water leaves you with an entirely new experience. Bewilder your stay into the forest with more stories from the tourists describing the darkness, the sounds and the chilling breeze and a hot cuppa. The amazing story of being in the wild would firmly etch in your brains and you are bound to return again and again.
Into The Wild
For Wildlife enthusiasts and bird watchers Kali Wilderness and Adventure Camp is a major appeal for its convincing wildlife tourist attractions. You can spot the Kingfishers and Egrets alongside the river, while Cormorants fly overhead. Ornithologists can hold on for days and months to catch the glimpses of as many as 200 varied species of birds.
For wildlife photographers and treks a rare sighting of a panther or of leopards is always fortunate. Although there are wild cats residing in the surroundings of the wilderness camp it’s a rarity to spot them regularly. Travelling through the jungles in the mist and the mild sunlight swooping past the branches is always a memorable experience you will take home.
Map the Adventure
The Jungle Lodges and Resorts own the Kali Wilderness and Adventure Camp and is also operated by them and managed by Karnataka State Forest Department.
The guides are professionals at arranging exclusive adventures to suit your needs.
Some of the usual camp activities include
Elephant rides within the forest
Caracle Boat rides on river Kali
Stay at Kali Wilderness and Adventure Camp
An energetic adventurer will have the benefit of staying in the wholly equipped tent cottages with attached baths. The nine tents available can accommodate 18 visitors. The main lodge has 11 rooms and can accommodate 22 guests.
A large reception and dining hall is also at disposal for group meet-ups and conferences for up to 100 people.