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Orange County, Kabini
Why we like it
- Set on the banks of the Kabini River, close to Nagarhole National Park
- Each hut has a private pool or Jacuzzi with views of the lake
- Two restaurants offering a variety of local cuisines and fine dining
- A stunning infinity pool and a family pool
- An Ayurveda Spa offering massages and treatments
- Activities on offer include boat safaris, vehicle safaris, the opportunity to bathe and feed Meenakshi the resident elephant or discover the nocturnal life with one of the night trails
- A picturesque resort offering an insight into rural India
Savour exquisite food and wine on a unique boat-dining experience, a private dinner created on board under the gentle , warm glow of candle lights while silently floating on the mystical waters of Kabini.
Dawa in Bhutan was a very decent, honourable, kind and funny man - excellent. Rekha in Delhi was the most gentle, knowledgable and couteous lady - excellent.
- IG, West Midlands
Orange County is a unique five star resort in one of the most tranquil locations in rural India. Stay in a traditional styled hut, but this accommodation takes the word hut to new levels. Traditional in design complete with all modern amenities and luxuries that the discerning traveller would expect. Handpicked staff are ready to make your stay exceptional and are also knowledgeable about the local area and culture. From here not only can you explore the beauty of Nagarhole National Park but also the local villages where they still use the old bullock carts. Orange County is a fantastic choice for families too, there is a children's activity centre and separate family pool. Other facilities include a spacious reading lounge with views of the Kabini, two restaurants and an array of activities to explore the area.
Best time to be there
From October to March the weather is refreshingly cool with minimal rainfall in most places. India's main festivals also take place during this time, such as the Pushkar Fair in Rajasthan, the Republic Day of India and Holi, the festival of colours.
8 hours 20 minutes non-stop
GMT +5 1/2 hours
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Yellow fever certificate if arriving from an endemic area
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