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Dandeli Jungle camp - Embracing the wilderness

Waking up to the chirping birds and rays of sunlight at OM camp , I was looking forward to another great day at Dandeli . I stepped out to explore the bliss of morning with my camera clicking the nature. This post is dedicated to the activities at Dandeli and stay at Dandeli Jungle camp. Nature walk at OM camp A 2km nature's walk was organised by naturalists till Ganesh Gudi, sadly the group had already left. But the senior naturalist Joma accompanied me and helped me spot many birds. Spotting the birds on the nature walk is not as easy as the OM camp, where the birds themselves visit the bird studio. Joma's stories were worth listening, he was one of the groups who designed the bird studio at OM camp. Really, a salute to his knowledge of birds and wildlife. The morning greenery refreshed me and made me happier. We walked till the Ganesha temple , because of the which the place got the name Ganesh Gudi. Another highlight is that the Ganesha idol is in standing position, depi

White Water Rafting Dandeli - Through the rapids of River Kali

The clock ticked 1 pm! Overhearing the harmony of the birds at Old Magazine house , I had completely surrendered myself to the nature of Dandeli already. Casual conversations with fellow visitors popped up the topic of  White water rafting Dandeli and I felt curious as they narrated their previous rafting experiences. Rafting was on my wishlist from long and appeared to get fulfilled in Dandeli. Immediately, I communicated to the resort officials to arrange river rafting and they said they would check if it's available on that day. I was under the impression that rafting is available all days due to the free-flowing  Kali river. But that’s not the case and the reason being the Supa dam . Before Kali river flows through Dandeli, it crosses Supa dam. The flow of the river then depends on the Supa dam gates and so the river rafting in Dandeli totally depends on Supa dam opening the dam gates . If the flow is not massive, then the rafting is not allowed. If the rafting is performed o