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A 10-minute Guide to the top 10 Wildlife Resorts in India

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Ranthambore Forest Resort, Ranthambore

Sprawled in 5 acres of lush lands, located just a few minutes from the Ranthambore National Park, Ranthambore Forest Resort is one of the most well-known accommodation options. This resort has 46 spacious well-maintained deluxe rooms along with number facilities such as room service, meeting rooms, swimming pool, recreational activities etc.  Arrangements of jungle safaris can also be made.


Corbett Leela Vilas, Corbett

After a long tiring day of exploring wildlife in the Jim Corbett National Park, enjoy a comfortable stay at Corbett Leela Vilas, a luxury wildlife resort in the National Park. Located within one of the oldest parks in the country, Corbett Leela Vilas has 12 deluxe cottages. You can enjoy a number of facilities including an attached courtyard, attached bathroom, a kitchen, a living room, room service and more.


Celebration Van Vilas, Kanha

Situated alongside river Banjar, Celebration Van Vilas boasts of being one of the most famous wildlife resorts in a close proximity to the Kanha National Park. The resort has 3 suites and 25 air-conditioned rooms that also have a private lawn area along with other facilities. Jeep safaris, nature walks and garden picnics are some of the activities that can be arranged here.


Sunderban Mangrove Retreat, Sunderbans


The Sunderban Mangrove Retreat is quite close to the World Heritage Site of Sunderbans, located on the Satjalia Island. This resort is quite popular with wildlife enthusiasts because of its eco-friendly setting. Along with offering a pleasant stay, the resort also offers other interesting activities such as arranging safari tours into the forest, angling in river Gomor and a tribal show in the evening.


Udai Vilas Palace, Bharatpur

Located just a kilometer from the Keoladeo Ghana National Park, Hotel Udai Vilas Palace is extremely popular for offering a luxurious stay to wildlife enthusiasts. The property has a total of 40 deluxe rooms and 18 suites, which are well-maintained, airy and well-lit. Your stay is a comfortable one, amidst various world-class amenities. Ayurveda services, health center and sports rooms are some of the other facilities.


Mahua Kothi, Bandhavgarh

Mahua Kothi, standing in close proximity to the Bandhavgarh National Park, is one of India’s popular wildlife reserves. Set in 40 acres of lush lands, this resort is managed by the leading Taj Group.  The resort is open for business every year from July to mid-October. The resort has 12 well-equipped cottages, called Kutiyas. Jeep safari and bird watching can be arranged.


Oberoi, Vanya Vilas Resort, Ranthambore

Owned and managed by Oberoi Hotels and Resorts, a leading luxury chain of hotels, Oberoi Vanya Vilas Resort, just a few minutes from Ranthambore National Park, is a luxury accommodation option amidst wilderness. Enjoy a comfortable stay in luxury tents, well-equipped with every modern facility including mini bar, TV, spa services etc.


Kaziranga Resort, Kaziranga

Kaziranga Resort, with a group of cottages, perfect for a family of around 5-6 members, is an impressive accommodation option, close to the well-known Kaziranga National Park. During your stay, you enjoy every world-class facility while being in the lap of nature.  Arrangements for activities like nature walk, Jeep and elephant safaris can be made.


Tusker Trails, Bandipur

Tusker Trail, expanding in 7 acres of a garden area, is a perfect accommodation option for those visiting Bandipur National Park. The resort has 6 cottages along with double bedrooms and attached bathroom that ooze out a rustic charm, the other 3 cottages are ethnic in feel with a private balcony, lounge area and lush interiors. The list of in-house facilities is long too.


Dhikala Forest Lodge, Corbett

Dhikala Forest Lodge, located within Corbett National Park, is handled by the State Forest Department. The lodge has a total of 32 rooms comprising of huts, rent house, cabins, and some newly erected forest house. Arrangements for sightseeing and jeep safaris can also be made, if asked.



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