Different Areas in the Park :
The park is located in a place where the Deccan plateau joins with the Western Ghats. The park’s altitude ranges from 680m to 1,454m.
East– This region is comprised of major forest area and scrub jungle. The forest area of the park contains dry deciduous trees and moist deciduous trees. The shurblands of the park is filled with many flowering plants. Best place for birdwatching. Spotting carnivorous animals is easier here.
Central region – This region has Nugu River which is famous for spotting animals. HimavadGopalaswamy Betta summit is located in this region. This is the highest summit in the park. This summit is famous among trekkers and pilgrims. People trek to the peak to get a panoramic view of the park. There is a Hindu temple in the summit. Sandalwood trees are found here. Elephants are common near the hill due to presence of many watering holes.
North West – This region is famous for Kabini reservoir.It is a major water source in the park. This is the spot to find animals during summer. The forest region in this area is dominated by dry deciduous forest and tropical forest. The place will be lush during monsoon season.
South – Moyar River runs in this region. This is the best spot to find many animals. Deers, elephants, bison, squirrels, jungle cat and other animals are found in this region.
North – This region covers the river and backwater of Kabini. Two streams are also found in this region.Boating and birdwatching are common in this region. When the river dries up in the summer, birds can be spotted in large groups. You can spot many fishes too. Bicycle tours are available in this region.