Kanha, located in the Madhya Pradesh, is home to India's premier tiger reserves. Known for its beautiful and diversified flora and fauna, the Kanha Tiger Reserve is the largest biodiversity park in the state. Explore its nook and cranny while enjoying an elegant stay. So, here are six ways to enjoy a suite life in Kanha.
Gampling in Style
For a luxurious getaway, pick Banjaar Tola, a Taj Safaris lodge. The property has two camps with nine tented suites each along the Banjaar River. The lodge has an outdoor pool, private massage decks, in-suite gym equipment and Jiva Spa therapies. They organise nature walks, jungle safaris, village visits and a programme called Wild Kids@Taj to keep the young ones engaged.
TARIFF: INR 19,000 per night
CONTACT: +91-22-66011825; taj.tajhotels.com
Singinawa Jungle Lodge
The Singinwana Jungle Lodge provides 12 jungle lodges and two bungalows with all amenities. Their Meadow Spa with Oriental and Indian treatments, a pool, and the safaris and walks offer an authentic experience of the forest. The Kanha Museum of Life and Art is also located in the estate.
TARIFF: INR 13,999 per night, including all meals, and village and nature walks with trained naturalists
CONTACT: +91-124-4908610; singinawajunglelodge.com
The Royal Life
Reminiscent of how the maharajas lived during their hunting expeditions, the Bagh Villas are lavish tents perched on a raised wooden platform with an open seating space in the front. At Bagh Villas, you can indulge in organic food with specially curated menus, aromatherapy and herbal treatments, wildlife safaris and enjoy biking trails.
TARIFF: Starts from INR 13,000 for single occupancy, including all meals
CONTACT: +91-9111003373; baghvillas.com
For a comfortable, immersive stay, choose Kipling Camp with well-appointed cottages, rooms and a private cottage. In the lush forests, make sure to enjoy the camp’s film shows, bonfires and tribal dances. You can visit the local villages, experience colourful markets and even go for birdwatching. You can also interact with Tara, the famous resident elephant of the camp.
TARIFF: From INR 9,000 per night
CONTACT: +91- 9811015221; kiplingcamp.com
Kanha Earth Lodge
Located in 16 acres of natural forest, the Kanha Earth Lodge offers 12 luxury bungalows with open verandas. The suites are designed keeping traditional Gond architecture in mind with eco-friendly, recycled materials and waste wood. The lodge features a library, an infinity pool, a dining area and a team of naturalists to help guests with birding and wildlife experiences.
TARIFF: From INR 17,000, including all meals
CONTACT: +91-8800637711; kanhaearthlodge.com
With just six cosy tents, the Shergarh Camp offers an incredible wildlife experience. Draped in cotton, the cool canvas tents are breezy during summer and come with heaters during winter. After the much anticipated wildlife safari, head to their small spring-fed lake for a swim. Try their light lunches or gorge on their homemade cakes, tarts and breads.
TARIFF: From INR 15,000
CONTACT: +91-9098187346; shergarh.com