The Kabini river originates in Wayanad district of Kerala state as a result of the confluence of the Panamaram River and the Mananthavady River. It flows eastward to join the Kaveri River at Tirumakudalu Narasipura in Karnataka.
Close to the town of Sargur it forms the huge Kabini Reservoir. The lush green landscape surrounding the large Kabini lake – we can see herds of elephants, tigers and variety of birds in their natural habitat.
It is 80 km (50 mi) away from Mysuru and 205 km (127 mi) from Bengaluru, and comprises the south-eastern part of Nagarahole National Park.
There are many resorts surrounding the Kabini reservoir – making it picturesque for an ideal rejunevating getaway from the hustle bustle of the cities.