Kabini River originates from Pakramthalam hills in Wayanad district and flows 58 km towards eastern side to the Karnataka state.
The Kabini or Kapila, is a river found in southern India. This lively river originates in Wayanad District of Kerala state, south India. The river is nourished by the water of flowing Panamaram River and Mananthavady River. Then it runs towards east to join the Kaveri River at Tirumakudal Narasipur in Karnataka. Finally the river merges into the Bay of Bengal.
The backwoods of this reservoir are highly enriched by the presence of a rich variety of wildlife especially during summer months when the water level comes across the brims to create the affluent green meadows. It is the only one river which flows out of the state to Karnataka state. Makkiyad river, Periya river,Panamaram river and kalindi river joins with kabini on its way.Panamaram river joins Kabini near Payyampally at Koodal Kadavu.
Kabini Reserve Forest is known to be one of the most famous wildlife destinations in Karnataka. Due to its easy accessibility from the town and the abundant greenery enclosing a giant picturesque lake the forestry has earned a good reputation across the state.
Earlier it was a private hunting lodge of the Maharaja of Mysore. Later on when the British conquers the state, it became a famous hunting destination for British Viceroys and Indian royalty. Today, it is counted to be one of the best wildlife sanctuaries in Karnataka. It has earned its reputation for housing magnificent wildlife and bird life. Kabini river bank is an ideal destination for tourists to hurl their camps. From here one can plan out a trek to nearby Tadiyadamol or Kumara Parvatha.
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