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Reema Bhalla Sep 03 2014

Which are the best wildlife resorts in Madhya Pradesh?

Kanika Nevatia Sep 03 2014
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Madhya Pradesh, the heart of India is truly a paradise for nature lovers and wildlife enthusiasts with a large number of wildlife resorts in the state. Here is a collaborated list of the best wildlife resorts in Madhya Pradesh located in the vicinity of some of the well known national parks in the state.

Kanha National Park

The lush green sal and bamboo forests and grassy landscape of Kanha National Park in Kanha provided inspiration to Rudyard Kipling for the famous story "Jungle Book". Animals that you can spot here include - tiger, panther, gaur, chital, sambar, nilgai, chinkara, barking deer, swamp deer, (barasingha), wild boar and a variety of upland birds.

Kanha National Park (by RahulR)

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Kanha Earth Lodge

The Kanha Earth Lodge offers 12 open-fronted, luxury bungalows with en suite bathrooms and large verandahs. The lodge conducts safaris during early mornings and late afternoons with qualified and experienced naturalists. It has won several Indian and international awards for its high environmental standards.

Kanha Earch Lodge (from the official website)

Taj - Banjaar Tola

Banjaar Tola, is a Taj Safari Lodge located at the edge of the Banjaar River, overlooking the Kanha National Park on the opposite bank. It consists of two elegant camps containing nine tented suites, each featuring its own intimate private deck. Guests get to participate in twice-daily jungle safaris, and learn and observe the rich biodiversity of the area on elephant backs.

Taj - Banjaar Tola (from the official website)

Pench National Park

Pench National Park is nestled in the lower southern reaches of the Satpura Hills and is named after the Pench River, meandering through the park from north to south. Animals that one can spot here include - tiger, panther, bison, jackal, chital, sambhar, nilgai, chinkara, barking deer, chausingha, wild boar and a variety of upland birds.

Pench National Park (by Tarique Sani)

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Mahua Vann Resort

Mahua Vann lies inside a forest with more than 300 large trees spread over 11 acres. The resort is surrounded by seasonal streams and a pond, presenting its cottages with a view of picturesque water bodies pleasing to the senses. Out of 20 cottages, 12 are designed to give the guests a sense of privacy, while 8 cottages are in a cluster. The restaurant at Mahua Vann is very famous in the area.

Mahua Vann (from the official website)

Taj - Baghvan

Set at the edge of the Pench National Park, beside a lovely stream, at the Baghvan Lodge, one can roam the jungle in search of tigers, listen intently for the distinctive call of the eagles or one of the 300 other species that are found in the national park. One can take daily walks and drives with skilled naturalists or simply enjoy a lazy afternoon at the Taj Safari Lodge.

Taj - Baghvan (from the official website)

Satpura National Park

Satpura National Park is located in the Hoshangabad District of Madhya Pradesh. Its name is derived from the Satpura Range. Some of the wildlife that can be spotted here includes - tiger, leopard, sambar, chital, nilgai, four-horned antelope, chinkara, bison (gour), wild boar, wild dog, bear, black buck, fox, porcupine, flying squirrel, mouse deer and the Indian giant squirrel.

Satpura National Park (by prisoneroffreedom)

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Denwa Backwater Escape

Denwa Backwater Escape is located overlooking the mesmerizing backwaters of a dam built on Denwa River in Satpura National Park, the area is popularly known as Madhai. The rooms are done up in style with unique leather safari furniture, cotton upholstery, linen and local crafts. The lodge offers 8 deluxe river view cottages and 2 river-view treehouses.

Denwa Backwater Escape (from the official website)

Reni Pani Jungle Lodge

The Reni Pani Jungle Lodge is an uniquely designed wildlife focused lodge located close to the Satpura National Park. It consists of 12 luxury cottages spread over 30 acres of striking forest cover. The camp-site features beautiful trees, a lush green meadow, mesmerizing topography and water holes that are often surrounded by various species of birds and animals.

Reni Pani Jungle Lodge (from the official website)

Bandhavgarh National Park

Bandhavgarh National Park is spread over the forest divisions of Umaria and Katni and derives its name from the most prominent hillock of the area. The various animals that can be spotted here include - tiger, panther, gaur, chital, langurs, sambar, nilgai, chinkara, barking deer, wild boar and a variety of upland birds.

Bandhavgarh National Park (by gsz)

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Syna Tiger Resort

Syna Tiger Resort is situated right at the edge of Bandhavgarh National Park, and aims to offer a peaceful and comfortable stay amidst the wilderness. It is the ideal place to soak in nature. The property consists of 15 tranquil cottages that are tastefully appointed with all the modern amenities. The more adventurous traveller can opt for a stay at the treehouse to get closer to nature.

Syna Tiger Resort (from the official website)

Kings Lodge

Kings Lodge is nestled between two forested hills of Bandhavgarh National Park sprawling across 14 hectares. The lodge features 10 cottage rooms and 8 stilt cottage rooms (with en-suite modern bathrooms) scattered across a natural forest setting, offering great ambience and privacy. Apart from daily safaris, village visits, bird walks and picnics near water bodies are regularly organized by the lodge.

Kings Lodge (from the official website)

Panna National Park

Panna National Park is located in the Panna and Chhatarpur districts of Madhya Pradesh. It was declared in 1994 as the 22nd tiger reserve of India. Here one can spot a wide array of wildlife that includes - tiger, chital, chinkara, sambar and the sloth bear among many more.

Panna National Park (by brian.gratwicke)

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Ken River Lodge

Fondly known as the “tree house” by locals, the Ken River Lodge is the finest place to get lost in nature. It is spread in a sprawling jungle spanning 50 acres along the Ken River, and offers a unique opportunity to spot crocodiles, tigers and a wide variety of birds. The property consists of 6 village-style huts and 10 cottage rooms all attached with modern bathrooms.

Ken River Lodge (from the official website)

Taj - Pashan Garh

The Pashan Garh Lodge consists of a cluster of 12 stone cottages on top of a small hill, offering magnificent views of the forest. Inside the lodge, guests can relax over coffee and a book in the intimate sitting room, or on the shady deck outside. The infinity pool, which is nestled between rocky outcrops and overlooks a small stream, is the perfect rejuvenation spot within the premises.

Taj - Pashan Garh (from the official website)

If you wish to spend some time amidst the wilderness and experience tranquillity, then a visit to one of these national parks must be on the cards for you. Choose from this list of the best wildlife resorts in Madhya Pradesh and you are sure to have a memorable trip.

Avinash Patel Feb 12 2015
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