The origin of the Kabini is the place where the river coming from Wayanad and the river Panamaram joint together for flowing. Kabini posses the real beauty of the nature with elephants, fascinating landscapes and natural rivers to attract the people. Kabini is splendid with beautiful streams, plentiful flora and fauna. Kabini is located around 80km from the Mysore palace.
It is the place, where we can find Asian elephants. It shares space with Kodagu District and Mysore District. It has lots of attractions like small streams, landscapes and waterfalls, tigers, four-horned antelopes, Indian bison, bears, porcupine, leopards, etc. It is under the consideration of UNESCO to declare as a World Heritage Site. It is home place of different kinds of birds.
It is the largest earthen dam in India and in Asia; it is the second largest one. It was constructed for helping Kakayam Hydro electric power project, but doesn't work out. Now it is only tourist destination with unique features. The dam built in the Karamanathodu tributary of the Kabini River. There is also boating facilities in the dam.
Boating is very much interesting and attractive in Kabini River. You can watch beautiful scenery. It will give chance to see lopard, crocodiles, tigers, gaus, cobras, pythons and wild elephants. You can experience a great boating service through water to enjoy the beauty of the forest
Lakshmana Thirtum Falls is another name of the Irpu Falls located in Bhramagiri Range. Whatever is there is very much attractive to impress you. It is also considered as the pilgrimage location because Rameshwaram Temple is located there. Irpu waterfalls will give you different types of experience of natural beauty.