India’s Best Wildlife Stays
India has something to offer to all kinds of traveller. Accordingly, India’s best wildlife stays are luxurious and one-of-a-kind. And they give you a chance to study animals in their natural habitat. From luxury camping to luxury safaris, you get to enjoy the best wildlife experiences in India.
Here are some of the top jungle resorts in India that should feature on your next wild adventure.
The Oberoi Vanyavilas, Ranthambore, Rajasthan
The Oberoi Vanyavilas is undoubtedly one of India’s best wildlife stays. It is one of the leading luxury wildlife resorts in India. And is situated in the royal hunting grounds of Ranthambore. Spread across 20 acres of lush green surroundings, Vanyavilas is a cocoon of exotic greenery and beautiful water decks. It is also a perfect way for luxury camping in India. You can choose to stay in one of their luxury tents, complete with well-designed bathrooms and private gardens.
The Oberoi Vanyavilas, Ranthambore (Photo Credit – Prada Dearest)
Taj Mahua Kothi, Bandhavgarh National Park, Madhya Pradesh
Taj Mahua Kothi is located near Madhya Pradesh’s Bandhavgarh National Park. And it is one of the stars of the Taj Group’s luxury safari properties. Located just 20 minutes away from the national park, it’s home to the highest density of tigers in the world. So don’t you dare forget your cameras! You will feel immersed in the jungle in your well-equipped, beautifully-appointed cottage. However, getting out is absolutely worth it. You can explore the wild on a private safari, accompanied by one of the knowledgeable in-house naturalists. Also, in between safaris, you can get pampered with an exclusive Ayurvedic massage, or sample the delicious fare at the restaurant. All Taj properties, know how to take care of their guests. Hence, you will get a certain standard of care and attention to detail here.
Sighted during a drive at Bandhavgarh National Park
Spice Village Periyar Sanctuary, Kerala
At the peripheries of the Periyar Sanctuary lies a beautiful resort – Spice Village. They have luxurious cottages that blend into the surrounding forestland. Also, they are a great combination of local tribal influences and modern touches. There are around 52 tribal style thatch-roof cottages with verandahs, with swimming pools for you to relax in. The surrounding forest is a delight to wander through. It is full of flowering plants and herbs. One of our favourite things about Periyar is the boat safaris meandering along the river.
Spice Village (Photo Credit – Sergio & Gabriella)
Kaziranga Resort, Kaziranga National Park, Assam
Kaziranga is the oldest national park in Assam. It is spread across over 430 sq kms along the banks of the River Brahmaputra. And, it is home to the endangered Indian one-horned Rhino. Kaziranga Resort offers you impeccable service and creature comforts amid beautiful architecture. You can spot Rhinos and wild elephants near the resort. Moreover, these grasslands are also a paradise for wildlife photography enthusiasts and birders. And, this is a great option for families, as it has stand-alone cottages, alongside standard rooms and suites.
One-Horned Rhino Assam (Photo Credit – Diganta Talukdar)
TreeHouse Hideaway Resort, Bandhavgarh National Park, Madhya Pradesh
As a child, we all loved tree houses, didn’t we? Tree House Hideaway Resort in Bandhavgarh takes you back to those happy childhood memories. Situated in the middle of lush green surroundings, it is a perfect getaway. It is a great pick if you’re on the look-out for a luxury safari in India with a difference. This place is a perfect blend of rustic, luxurious, with flourishes of traditional local architecture. And the best part of this place is you can spot wildlife from your balcony!
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