Kabini River Lodge
Nagarhole National Park, Karnataka
A haven for the great Maharaja of Mysore, he would often retreat to this cabin lodge when he needed to unwind and pursue some hunting. Today this lodge, owned and run by the government features an impressive bar as well as accommodation options for travelers seeking such an experience. The heritage buildings that house various offices are an impressive sight against the beautiful backdrop of the national park. Walk around the grounds and identify an array of specimen trees or take a jeep ride around the park. As the evening sun sets, you can even interact and bond with travelers like you at the Gol Ghar community tables as you enjoy the authentic cuisine of the locals. Peaceful and yet thrilling, this destination makes for the perfect escape.