Situated at the foothills of Mullayanagiri range, Chikamagalur is the perfect place for a brief getaway. Venture out on a jungle safari and, if lucky, spot a tiger, herds of elephants or a pack of wild dogs. From the boat, look out for flocks of river terns with their bright yellow beaks and orange feet, fishing in the waters or nesting on the numerous islands. Listen to the sounds of the forest at night and wake up to the sight of the distant hills across the shimmering expanse of water and the early morning mist – a sight that will stay with you long after you’ve left the place. Surrounded by lush green forests, plantations, the hills and the river Bhadra you might even consider staying here longer.
One State. Many Worlds.Karnataka
- Destination: Chikamagaluru (Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary)
- Nearest City (Airport): Mangaluru (195 km), Bengaluru (305 km)
- Distance: Bengaluru (280 km), Shivamogga (35 km)
- Best Time to Visit: Throughout the year. However, the visit during monsoons is quite an experience with the torrential rains.
- Activities: Jeep & Boat Safari, Birding, Jungle Trek, Visit Sakrebyle Elephant Camp.
- Duration: On request. From an overnight stay to any number of days depending on your requirement.
- Dates: On request
- Price: On request
Where to Stay
Rustik Travel has partnered with resorts, lodges, camps, hotels and home stays that follow all the protocols laid out by Ministry of Health and Ministry of Tourism. We recommend only these trusted places to ensure that you have a safe and enjoyable stay.
Further, you could avail of a discount as a Rustik Travel customer here.
Contact us for details.
- Day 1 / 12:30 PM
- Check-in and lunch.
- Day 1 / 03:00 PM
- Day 1 / 03:30 PM
- Jeep Safari/Boat Safari/Hiking.
- Day 1 / 07:30 PM
- Wildlife film show.
- Day 1 / 08:30 PM
- Day 2 / 06:00 AM
- Wake-up call. Tea/coffee.
- Day 2 / 06:30 AM
- Jeep Safari/Boat Safari/Hiking.
- Day 2 / 08:30 AM
- Day 2 / 09:30 AM
- Water sports.
- Day 2 / 11:00 AM
- Check out. Drive to the beautiful ancient Hoysala temples Belur and Halebid on your way back home.
1/ Dress for comfort. Do avoid bright colours and stick to muted shades of green, black, grey and brown. The more you meld with the background, the better.
2/ Wear comfortable walking shoes.
3/ Avoid smoking – anything can start a forest fire.
4/ You’ll be spending a lot of time outdoors. Don’t forget your hat, sunscreen, sunglasses, torch, etc.
5/ Avoid plastics. We’re really trying to cut down on plastics.
COVID-19 – SOP for Partner Hotels And Resorts
All Rustik Travel partnered hotels and resorts have stepped up precautionary measures in preventing the spread of the Novel Corona virus ( COVID-19).
The safety of guests and employees are of paramount importance. The partners have committed that they will do everything that they can to ensure that the guests have a safe and pleasant stay.
Please go through the various guidelines issued by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Govt. of India and the State Govt for biological parks, zoo, sanctuary and national parks.
Dos and Don’ts for the Guest
1. Do not step out of the room unnecessarily. Wear a mask whenever outside the room.
2. Guests are recommended to carry their own sanitizer and wet wipes for personal use.
3. Clothes should not be washed inside the room.
4. In case a balcony is shared with another room, please be on the side of your room and do not interact with the other room’s guests.
5. No visitors should be allowed in the rooms.
6. Doors should be kept closed and any contact with the doorknobs should be avoided by staff.
7. Kitchen and washing area entry must be prohibited for guests.
8. Always keep a safe distance of at least 2 m (6 feet) while you are at the property.
9. Wash your hands frequently with the soaps/sanitizers provided.
10. Put all bio-degradable disposable plates/cups/bottles after use in the garbage bag.
The following have been implemented in all our partner properties.
The staff have been briefed on the guidelines provided by the local health authorities. In terms of measures taken, Front desks are equipped with infrared thermometers to conduct temperature checks on all guests, when required. Staff and guests who are unwell with any symptoms of fever, flu or respiratory problems will be immediately provided access to medical assistance, and if so required, their fitness would be assessed by our consulting doctor.
Additional measures include staff briefings to reinforce the rules and practices of good personal hygiene, provision of masks and gloves for staff and guests, as well as hand sanitizers that are placed at guest contact areas such as hotel lobbies. Special attention has also been placed to sanitize public contact points such as reception counters, activities area and conference / meeting rooms. The cleaning of guest rooms has also been stepped up.
Daily meetings are conducted to review the situation; the property is in constant communication with staff and guests to keep them updated and to advise them on appropriate measures to take.
We remain vigilant and will work closely with the authorities for the health and safety of all stakeholders.
Thank you for choosing Rustik Travel and we look forward to welcoming you where ever you stay with us.
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