Man loves nature and its habitat. The more you see the nature the more beautiful it is. Todays generation is full of busy schedule and stressful life. To avoid stress, visiting to calm and scenic places is required where you can relax your whole body and mind. Gods own creation Galibore is one such place to visit and enjoy its natural beauty. It is situated 100 kms from Bangalore which comes in Kanakpura road from there turn left into village road which will take you to sangam join of two rivers Arkabati and Cauvery. Galibore Jungle resort is 9 km from Sangam. Once you reach Sangam there is forest post where you need to pay entry fees. After that a sign board Galibore fishing camp is seen and from there you can easily reach Galibore. Total time covered from Bangalore to Galibore is 2.5 hrs depending on traffic and climatic condition. So for nature lovers it is the best place to visit in weekends and in small vacations.
Galibore is situated near Cauvery river surrounded by hills and scenic beauties. The place has got its name from Windy Hillock called Galibore. Large dense forests gives us opportunity to view wild animals, fishes and different folks of birds. To visit Galibore one can preplan for its stay in Jungles Lodges in Galibore. These Jungle lodges are very luxurious and full of activities like fishing camp, water rafting, bonfire in evening, various kind of indoor games like carom, chess, puzzles and outdoor games like basket ball ,valley balls etc. Newly married couples, family and corporate group can easily plan for this trip. There are lots of exciting events like crocodile riding, cycling, rafting, nature walk, trekking. The best place to visit Galibore is in month of August –February. Galibore is very calm and quiet place. Visitors will really love this place as it is free from noisy pollution of Bangalore. With natures music and beauty one can spend hours and hours watching its beauty and can capture moments in Camera. Young and energetic people can go for trekking to near by hills.
The cottages in Galibore are tent in shape. Morning after breakfast one can plan for fishing camp . One can try fishing with the help of guide and can easily catch “Mahaseer fish”,”carp”.”cat fish”. Then you can plan for Coracle ride across the river. Other activites like water rafting is at its best. Bird watching can be more interesting if you carry camera and take some good pics of owl, kingfishers, wook peackers, fish eagles, river terns etc. Amazing varieties of wild animals are found in jungles of Galibore like spotted deers, crocodiles, giant squirrels,snakes,turtles, monkeys etc. With nice variety of foods and spices served by ‘Gol ghar ‘ in Galibore jungle resort you can plan for stay in these jungle resorts and can visit to near by places like Bheemeswari.
Travel tips for visiting Galibore jungle Lodge:
- Nice pair of trekking shoes
- Sunscreen lotion, Sun glasses
- Rainy wear
- Comfortable clothes
- Personal first aid box
- First aid box