India is a rich with truly exotic, one-of-a-kind natural greenery giving one a chance to observe wild life in its natural habitat. Be it from the mountainous Himalayas to the evergreen forests, the thirst for adventure is encouraging more and more people to tap their wild side. We bring to you India’s Top 5 Wildlife Resorts for one to experience luxury in the midst of nature.
1. Monsoon Forest, Badhavgarh, Madhya Pradesh
An experimental jungle eco-lodge situated in Bandhavgarh in Madhya Pradesh, this resort evokes nature while romanticising it. Nature lovers will enjoy the tranquil strolls through lush greenery which houses a variety of birds. The cottages and tents are under the shade of the mahua tree providing excellent shade. GOOD VALUE
2. United 21 Grassland Resort, Kaziranga, Assam
Home to the protected one-horned rhino and a healthy density of tigers, Kaziranga is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, so it is fitting that you stay in a resort that prides itself on being eco-conscious, without losing out on luxury. After a day of experiencing the wild life, you come back to a spa and an ayurvedic treatment centre before sun-downers. D VALUE
3. Royal Tiger Resort, Kanha, Madhya Pradesh
In this simple yet chic resort, there are just 16 cottages built mud-hut stylewith humming air-conditioning, on the banks of a gurgling river. The verandah overlooks to Kanha Wildlife Reserve.
4. The Windflower Resorts and Spa, Tusker Trails, Bandipur, Karnataka
After a safari through a mist-laden forest amidst peaceful, gargantuan tuckers grazing, it is a treat to return to a succulent, home-cooked buffet, but not before a relaxing dip in the infinity-pool or paddling in the pristine waters of the Mangala reservoir. The cuisine straddles the best of South India, and the accommodation is plush and snug. No better way to fall off the grid. E / LODGE /
Khem Villas, Ranthambore, Rajasthan
This haven of luxury, skirting raw jungle, blends opulence and nature effortlessly. They can provide you with private, secluded cottages, the swank tents or the well-appointed rooms. This resort is celebrated for its hospitality. Named Ranthambore, after the owner’s father, you could not put yourself in better hands.