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The Bison

Personalized Glamping Experience In Wilderness

Rating4.4(333)
Nisana Hobli, Mysore
Stays > Resort
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OffbeatA truly hidden and local experience
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LuxuryExtreme luxury for people who want extra
Our boutique Camp, location by the forest, African styled tented accommodation and highly personalised activities, allows us to prioritise safety and give you true wildlife experience. Serene and tranquil through the day while exciting and adventurous at night; the Bison Resort offers something rustic and luxurious at the very edge of adventure. You will enter into a world of elegance, beauty and romance. The outdoor feel, surrounded by the dimly lit ambience and unending bush beyond, is the per show more

A photo walkthrough

A Day In The Wilderness

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The Bison
The Bison Resort offers something rustic and luxurious at the very edge of adventure.
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Dive Into Nothingness
Have the service of a private butler to conjure some magical drinks for you!
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Special Dining
A personal butler with a bar will accompany you as you enjoy your tranquil night to the sounds of the wild.
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Poolside Dinner
Soak up the romance of a candlelit dinner.
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Bonfire Evenings
By the wilderness to fully inhale the vibe of the place.
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Rustic Charm
Wooden floors, white linen, beautiful artefacts, old cabin trunks and other original antiques seek to enhance the rustic setting of the resort. All the tents have a view of the forest. Some are waterfront, others are slightly more tucked away and some are even elevated.

Quick gist

About the stay

  • Enjoy an overnight stay in the wilderness.
  • A mix between a rustic African wildlife tented camp and the old lodges of the Raj.
  • Curl up in the cosy deck and gaze into the forests at sunset.
  • Have a drink by the crackling fire and share your stories of the forest.
  • Dine in the jungle under a blanket of stars.
  • Soak in the romance of a midnight boat ride or thrill yourself with tracking down a big cat on safari.

Where is this?

  • The Bison is situated at the confluence of the Bandipur and Nagarhole National Parks, on the shores of the Kabini River in Karnataka.
  • The Bison is the only property in the area that overlooks the tourism zone of Nagarhole Tiger Reserve (10-minute walk).
  • Activities include game drives, boat rides and trekking, as well as stargazing and bird-watching.

With whom?

  • You'll have an independent room/ suite at the place, with access to common facilities.

You get

  • All your delicious meals come under the cost.
  • Motorboat and Coracle Rides - Float around in a Coracle, one of the oldest modes of transportation or a Motorboat anytime.
  • Sun Downers - You will be taken to a breathtaking spot overlooking the beautiful landscape, sometimes dotted with elephants, gaur, deer and more.
  • Treks - Discover the local tribes surrounding the backwaters and explore the virgin landscapes and its vivid wildlife with our local guide.
  • Camp Bonfire - A serene bonfire set up in the evening by the wilderness to fully inhale the vibe of the place.
  • You're also allowed to use the bush pool.
  • Accommodation is provided as well.

Things to remember

  • Dinner - dine under the starry Kabini sky in the heart of the wild on the banks of the backwaters.
  • Morning Special - A Backwater breakfast located in a scenic spot on the banks of the backwater.
  • Night Motor Boat Ride - You will head out the late evening on a boat and anchor in the middle of the backwaters for an hour. A small bar will be set up for you on the boat.
  • Romantic Poolside Dinner - Lounge in complete privacy under a cosy pool-side shack and soak up the romance of a candlelit dinner.
  • Safaris - Explore the jungle with the best trackers and guides as you will go in search of some of the most elusive animals the world has to offer
  • Sunset Boating (Motorboat) - Experience the beautiful red skies at sunset surrounded by placid waters, flocks of birds, wildlife in the distance and the unforgettable sounds of nature.
  • Photography Lessons - Learn the art of photography and practise your newly learnt talents on Wildlife.

Something unique

They believe in experiential travel where the guests at Camp are explorers. They will personalize your stay, help you track wildlife and offer you activities no one else can.

Tips from insiders

  • A sure shot bet for the wildlife lovers.
  • They are closest to the gate and offer fabulous game viewing, both from camp and on safari.
  • Do try out the nocturnal walk experience in the forest.