Top 5 Safari Lodges in India
Taking the excitement of a wild safari to another level, India’s top resorts are setting up luxurious camps within the country’s treasured wilderness. Combining a rustic ambience with doses of opulence, these safari lodges have everything that counts for your own ‘happy place.’ So, if you want to have wildlife experience combined with loads of luxuries, head out to these top 5 safari lodges in India.
Orange County, Kabini
Situated on the peripheries of the Nagarhole National park and flanked by the Kabini River, Orange county offers and exceptional staying experience. Designed on the traditional tribal architecture, the huts on the river side boast of a décor representing the regional craft. Amidst natural serenity, one can comfortably relax in their well-equipped bedrooms or can sooth their senses by taking an aroma-filled bath in its Jacuzzi or a plunge pool. You can indulge in some amazing bird-watching or can sign up for a wildlife safari in an open truck. Overall, it’s a stay that you will never forget.
Svasara Jungle Lodge, Tadoba
One of Central India’s best tiger spotting area, Tadoba Tiger Reserve is a popular escape amongst wildlife enthusiasts. Staying in Svasara Jungle Lodge, located near the Kolara entry gate, takes this experience to another level. The lodge has been constructed while using products of the natural surroundings which project a blend of the rustic and the opulence. It comprises of 12 suites that are well-equipped with all kinds of modern facilities. During the stay, one can enjoy the Jungle-safaris on custom-fitted jeeps and can gorge upon sumptuous continental delicacies and local Varadi cooking style on the open-air gazebo.
Located 3 kilometers away from the main entrance of Ranthambore tiger reserve, Sherbagh is the first of its kind jungle camp. Tucked in amidst natural serenity, it is a sprawling tented resort where you can chillax experiencing sheer luxury. The resort is set beside a beautiful valley and transfers you to the era when royal kings indulged in Shikar. Some of these tents are originally hunting tents which were pitched by the royal servants when their Maharaja revelled in hunting. These tents are huge and furnished for your optimum comfort. Undoubtedly, you will feel like a king given the warm bonfires, sumptuous food ,a boat safari and evening tea on the Ranthambore Fort.
Bhagvan, Pench National Park
Lying on the boundary of Pench National Park, Baghvan is tucked on Nullah riverside. Enjoying the marvels of nature, one can relax in its elegant rooms and the beautiful machaan is the perfect place from where one can enjoy the wilderness all around. You can relish your meals on the on the edge of the nullah while having friendly conversations with other guests, or have a romantic dining experience on the machaan. If you prefer, you can book the specially designed 4X4 vehicles and select from a wide range of nature trails organized for the guests by the in-house naturalists.
Samode Safari Lodge, Bandhavgarh
Imagine witnessing the wild treasures of Bandhavgarh on a four hour long safari before sunrise, chillaxing in the heated swimming pool, or just relishing a sunbath on the machaan-style sundeck while reading your favourite book. Samode Safari Lodge situated in Bandhavgarh offers an exciting staying experience exactly like this. Perfect for those looking for optimum comfort, Samode is an eco-friendly lodge that runs on solar energy, trees are merged with the in-house décor style, and there is a separate rain-water harvesting inside the resort . It consists of 12 separate villas, each of them having exquisite interiors and giving you complete privacy.