6 Treehouses to Isolate in Right Now

6 Treehouses to Isolate in Right Now
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Everyone is looking for safe vacation ideas, and places to say in where one can be cut off from crowds. A stay in a cosy treehouse is the perfect solution

Soham Deb
July 31 , 2020
10 Min Read

Have you heard of isolationist travel? That's the new thing now, what with everyone looking for a break in some tranquil spot, surrounded not by crowds but by nature. So we while scouting for perfect vacation ideas, we decided to look at treehouse stays as an option. Perched high above the ground on treetops, surrounded by a canopy of leaves, these are the epitome of all our childhood dreams. And they are great for every kind of traveller: whether you are solo, or a couple, or with kids.

Embedded deep in forests, or surrounded by mighty mountains, or situated close to urban areas, here are 6 treehouses in India for you can book for a post-lockdown break. Make sure you follow local safety measures and protocols.

The Tree House Resort

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Nestled in the lap of nature in Jaipur, The Tree House Resort consists of 20 treehouses furnished with modern facilities. With branches passing through your rooms, this place makes you feel you are truly living close with nature. The premises are sanitised daily so you do not have to worry. And you can hop across and enjoy the city life any time you want. The place is located opposite Amity University in Jaipur. It's an hour's drive from the airport. Plan a trip any time from October, as the summer can be quite hot. Breakfast is complimentary. They offer a mix of global and Indian cuisine for lunch and dinner. Some of the amenities available include jungle safari, ayurveda treatments, a billiards pool, and tribal archery.

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The Machan

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The Machan in Lonavala can be your next destination for a weekend getaway from Mumbai or Pune. It's about 2-3 hours away from these cities. The place offers different types of treehouses (or machans) rising 30 to 45 feet above the jungle for different budgets. You can visit during the monsoon to enjoy the sight of clouds floating near your room. The winter has clear skies filled with stars at night. Along with complimentary breakfast, there is a buffet for lunch and dinner with daily set menus which has to be ordered in advance. You have to book for a minimum of two nights on weekends. You can change your dates for a maximum of 48 hours prior to arriving, for free. The offer is on till September 30, 2020.

The Hidden Burrow

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Hidden in the picturesque Jibhi town, The Hidden Burrow is a quaint treehouse resort in Himachal Pradesh. There are three treehouses, Jannat and Adbhut are very similar with a balcony and cabin kitchen, while Raabta is the first treehouse hostel in India. The property is closed right now with plans of opening in September with a requirement of a minimum of 21 days booking. Jibhi can be reached via Chandigarh-Manali Highway. The Bhuntar Airport is 52 kilometers from Jibhi while Shimla is about 160 kilometers. You must visit during winter to see the snow covered Jibhi locality. The Hobbit Cafe will satisfy your culinary cravings from 8:30am to 9pm.

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The Vythiri Resort

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Set amidst the lush green rainforest in Wayanad, The Vythiri Resort has 5 treehouses including one child-friendly Family Treehouse along with coloured cottages on stilts. Powered by solar energy, each treehouse can be accessed via a hanging bridge or a single stairway and is ideal for people who are in good physical health. You cannot carry heavy luggage into the treehouse but you can keep them in a locker kept at the reception. You can book an airport shuttle by calling ahead from Calicut which is about 65 kilometers from Vythiri. Monsoon is the best time to enjoy the beauty of the tropical rainforest. A multi-cuisine restaurant is located on-site with an ala carte menu as well as a coffee shop. The Vythiri Resort is open with all the safety protocols prescribed by the government. 

Ojuven Resort

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Situated in the scenic Kotkhai region in Himachal Pradesh, Ojuven Resort is perfect for people who love the mountains. Located about to hours from Shimla, the treehouses here have a wonderful view of surrounding deodar forests. It is a jungle adventure resort where you can enjoy zip-lining and trekking. Sample delicious Continental and Indian dishes which are available on a la carte basis. Ojuven Resort is closed right now with plans to open in September. If you have kids, we suggest you book the cosy family treehouse.

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Tree House Hideaway

Located in the Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve, Tree House Hideaway has five treehouses named after the trees upon which they are built–Peepal, Banyan, Mahua, Tendu and Palash. There's a lot to do here. You can take a jungle safari at the Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve, or observe them from a machan. The dining space, built around a hundred-year-old mahua tree offers multi-cuisine dishes.The price for rooms include hot beverages and one cycle of meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner). It is closed till September 30 due to the monsoon. You can pre-book an October stay (or later). They have an offer that's valid till August 15, 2020, whereby if you book one night, the second night is free. 

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