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Kanha Tiger Reserve
The day begins with a morning safari in the Kanha National Park’s core area in open 4WD vehicles. Guests are given a wholesome picnic breakfast. Lunch is usually served outdoors back at the Camp. In the afternoon, guests can go for another jungle drive or go bird watching, take a guided nature walk in the forests, retreat to a hammock with a book or – most popular of all – bathe Tara the elephant in the river. In the evening, it is time to relax in the Shamiana around a campfire with drinks and dinner, and listen to jungle calls. Other activities can include a visit to neighbouring villages, massages, volleyball, a candlelit outdoor dinner, and a tribal dance under the stars. Visits can be arranged to explore three little-known 17th century forts, and a hill-top village with tribal artists.
- Six cottages with 15 rooms are scattered among the trees, all with en-suite bathrooms and rain showers. Three of the rooms are air-conditioned. There is also a private cottage with a sitting room and patio overlooking the wildlife waterhole. Heaters and hot water bottles are provided in the winter and coolers or air-conditioners in the summer.
- The lodge serves continental and Indian cuisine. Picnic breakfasts are served in the national park during the morning safari. Lunch and dinner are served back at the Camp under the mahua tree, on the Bamboo House patio, or under the stars.
- Open from early October to early May, after which the Camp closes for the summer and monsoon season.
- Nearest airport - Jabalpur (160 km)Nearest railhead - Jabalpur (160 km), Nagpur (260 km)Nearest park gate - Khatia Gate (3 km)
- Children of all ages are particularly welcome - it is a wonderful place for them to learn about nature and have their first wildlife experience. They are taken on nature walks, to see results from the wildlife camera traps and to meet and learn about Tara the elephant.
- In-house lodge naturalist
- Wheelchair access
- Wifi access
Stopping your vehicle beside one of the large golden grass meadows with the sunbeams angled by the tall sal forest behind you; a morning mist and the unseen crack of horns from a pair of barasingha stags clashing and you might well be reminded of Mowgli’s forests made famous by Rudyard Kipling. These lowland forests are a mixture of great sal hardwood trees, once heavily felled for railways sleepers and other mixed species of forest. It is interspersed with grassy meadows - the habitat Read more>>
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