KANHA NATIONAL PARK
Kanha National Park is one of India's largest wildlife habitats, covering 940 sq km of forest and lightly wooded grasslands. An extensive network of rivers and streams support it Sal and bamboo forests, rolling grasslands and prolific variety of flora and fauna. A dramatic natural splendour forms the core of Kanha, designated a National Park in 1976 and a series of stringent conservation programs for the protection of the park's flora and fauna has given Kanha its deserved reputation for being one of the finest, best administered, National Parks in India.
Taj Safari Lodge Banjaar Tola
Banjaar Tola ideally situated on the edge of Banjaar River overlooking the Kanha National park on other side.The lodge has been created on the standard of energy conscious and eco friendly designs while still offering the ultimate luxury and comfort.
Consisting 2 elegant camps each containing 9 tented suites. The lightweight tents have been designed in contemporary, chic camping style using locally sourced materials. Each suite features bamboo floors, a canvas roof and walls, glass doors leading out on to a spacious deck overlooking beautiful views of the river.
Dining at Banjaar Total is an experience itself. The chef himself discusses the dietary andvenue preferences.
In leisure one can enjoy the swimming pool and experience the Spa treatments using all natural ingredients.
Kanha Earth Lodge
Kanha Earth Lodge lies in 16 acres of natural forest away from the tourist hub. The unique location surrounded by the tribal villages next to buffer zone of Kanha National Park offer a true experience of wilderness experience.
The 12 luxury bungalows with an open verandah have been inspired by environment friendly Gond tribal designs using local stone and waste wood.
Being away from the highway and other lodges offers los of opportunities for Birding, cycling and walking through the surrounding forest.
The multi cuisine restaurant serves Indian and continental delicacies and the most ingredients are sourced from the in house kitchen garden and local villages.
Outdoor barbeque and bush dinners are fantastic.
The swimming pool is set between Mahua trees overlooking the forest.
One of the first lodges to be established in Kanha as early as 1982,Managed and owned by Ann Wright & Belinda a renowned wildlife photographer conservationist. Kipling Camp serves a legacy of conservation and a firm ethos of ‘treading softly' in the forest environs of Kanha. Kipling Camp is set close to the Kisli side and is the perfect access to the Kanha and Kisli zones of the national park. Kipling offers 14 double rooms in cottages under shades of trees with a lake close by. Kipling is home to Tara, the much loved elephant mascot of the camp and is loved by both grown-ups and children making Kipling the perfect place for families. The camp has over the years employed and taken in many villagers and trained them in hospitality and service. Apart from the park safaris which are a staple of most of the wildlife lodges, Kipling has varied activities which makes it an extremely diverse place to learn about the forests and also experience wildlife.