Evolve Back, Kabini, Karnataka

EVOLVE BACK KURUBA SAFARI LODGE, KABINI

Evolve Back’s Spirit of the land philosophy finds its most intimate expression at Kabini, where you are drawn into the vibrant social tapestry of the local Kadu Kuruba tribe. While you discover a vernacular dimension to luxury that’s truly liberating, the resort gives you a wildlife experience like no other. Inspired in design by the Hadis or tribal villages, this picturesque resort of sweeping panoramic vistas, is bordered on two sides by the Kabini River.

HUTS

We couldn’t make Kabini more beautiful, so we thought we’d simply make it more exquisite. We began with the understanding that the most luxurious things in the world are peace, tranquility and harmony, and that whatever we do should only enhance these pillars of our philosophy.The result is a resort architecture that has a tribal Kadu kuruba leitmotif, where each of the guest huts bespeaks a happy marriage of traditional craft and modern luxury. From the outside, the dwellings subtly incorporate the colours and textures of the landscape in every detail; while within, the sumptuous interiors reflect a warm vernacular sensitivity. From the ethnic furniture to the tribal patterned furnishings, to the little touches like the ‘bottle gourd’ lamp shades, the sum of the parts is a harmonious whole.


POOL RESERVE



There is luxury and then there is the Pool Reserve. This charming hut has large living and dining spaces, a lavish bedroom, an indulgent bathroom, a personal ozonized and temperature controlled swimming pool.

POOL HUT



Perhaps the most opulent ode to privacy, our Pool Huts come with a large living and dining area, a palatial bedroom…

SAFARI HUT



Our Safari Huts offer you sumptuously appointed living spaces and deliciously comfortable bedrooms.

 






DINING



The two restaurants at Kabini are dedicated to the gourmet in you. They offer cuisines that are as varied as they are imaginative and memorable. Together, they are certain to fulfill every culinary aspiration and satisfy the most demanding palate.




HONEY COMB


Our fine dining restaurant, Honey Comb, named after the honey gathering Jenu (Honey) Kuruba tribe, lays out a…




THE KURUBA GRILL


A speciality restaurant, the Kuruba Grill is dedicated to Kebabs and Grills and serves up platters of t…




BY THE KABINI


Give in to the serenity of the Kabini at night as it softly plays its melodies around you. Let it define y…



CANDLE LIGHT CRUISE


A one of a kind boat-dining experience designed to literally set your love and longings afloat.






FACILITIES


Evolve Back Kuruba Safari Lodge, Kabini comes with all the facilities you’d expect in a world class luxury resort … and then some more.
A scenic Reading Lounge, a traditional Ayurveda Village and the timeless Infinity Pool are designed to relax and rejuvenate your body, mind and soul. The other facilities include a board room and a well stocked bar.



INFINITY POOL


For a relaxed course on understanding timelessness, spend a few hours in our Infinity Pool, located at the…




READING LOUNGE


When you step out, we’ll help you forget the world you’ve come from, with a scenic Reading Lounge whe…




AYURVEDA


Experience rebirth at the Vaidyasala, where India’s ancient healing secrets are put to work in ironing out th…



FAMILY POOL


Take the plunge into our Family Pool that beckons you with its clear azure waters.






EXPERIENCES



At Evolve Back Kuruba Safari Lodge, Kabini, we help you get closer to the spirit of the land by offering a platter full of activities that let you choose your activity level and the degree of separation from the wild. So, whether you’d prefer being a spectator or a participant is left to you. All the activities here have been designed around the uniqueness of the location and the local culture, and afford you the chance to exercise both your mind and body.




BOAT SAFARI


On the Boat Safari, you will be taken upstream from the resort on the Kabini River to where the river itself separates the



VEHICLE SAFARI


The Nagarhole ecosystem supports the highest density of herbivores anywhere in Asia with around 108 animals per sq




NATURE WALK


A guided Nature Walk is one of the best ways to explore the treasures of nature. A Naturalist would unravel the beauty of




NIGHT TRAILS


As night descends upon the Kabini landscape a whole world of nocturnal life emerges.



CORACLE RIDE


Guests will be taken on a traditional round shaped boat called a coracle. The design of the boat is unique to the rivers of



EVENING ACTIVITIES


Every alternate evening, a troupe of Kuruba tribal dancers performs their traditional dance around a campfire, to the




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