The combination of abundant wildlife with some of the finest jungle resorts and luxury tents that have come up at some of the finest national parks across India has enabled enthusiasts to enjoy wildlife safaris in India in unruffled luxury.
One of the finest national parks in India, Ranthambore in Rajasthan is one such place where one could enjoy jungle safari and behold Royal Bengal Tigers on prowl along with various other wildlife species during one of the jeep safaris and come back to the comfort of some of the finest luxury wildlife resorts and jungle camps in India.
But before proceeding to the list of the best luxury tents and wildlife resorts in Ranthambore, here’s why you should choose to visit this national park in Rajasthan if you are planning wildlife safari holidays in India.
With its unique topography, Ranthambore wildlife sanctuary offers the highest probability of tiger spotting in India. Most of the visitors claim to have spotted tigers during their maiden jeep safari in Ranthambore. But spending a few days and close to 4 excursions in the wild makes it almost certain that you will catch a glimpse of the famed Royal Bengal Tigers of Ranthambore.
Although tigers are the main draw of this wildlife reserve, there are plenty of other mammals, reptiles and bird species to be found in this tiger reserve. Yet another major attraction inside this national park in India is the sprawling ruins of Ranthambore Fort, recently inscribes as one of the World Heritage Hill Forts of Rajasthan. The park gets its name from this once mighty fort of Rajput maharajas.
The Oberoi Vanyavilas, Sawai Madhopur
|Lagoons and lush surroundings characterize the authentic feel of this luxury jungle resort|
One of the finest luxury wildlife resorts in India, the Oberoi Vanyavilas Ranthambore is collection of lavish luxury tents, dramatic water bodies and well manicured gardens. Set amidst the landscape dotted with mango and lemon tree, the spacious tents at Oberoi Vanyavilas feature embellished canopies, attached washrooms fitted with bathtubs and private garden.
|Guest could chill at this suave pool amidst the wilderness of Ranthambore at Oberoi Vanyavilas|
Sylvan furnishing, spa, individual climate control, Wi-Fi internet, private decks and multi-cuisine options add to the flavor of the stay at India’s leading luxury jungle resort. For complete indulgence chauffeur driven Limousine service is available to pick you up at the Jaipur Airport (180 km) or from Sawai Madhopur Station (5 km) which is the nearest rail head.
Aman-i-Khas Resort, Ranthambore
|Each of the luxury tent at Aman i Khas Ranthambore has a unique motiff|
An oasis of tranquility, Aman i Khas - which literally translates to “peace that is singular” - lives up to its literal meaning. Set amidst the dense cover of forest that ensures that you are disturbed only by the occasional bird song, this luxury wilderness camp offer one of its kind stay in 10 richly appointed tents. Each tent feature king size beds, writing desks, spacious bathing area fitted with shower, tubs and toilet.
The facilities on site include dining area where freshly prepared food - most of produce are grown on the resort’s own Organic Farm - ranging from Indian to Western and World cuisines and a traditionally designed spa center.
|The outdoor fire place is where cultural performances could be enjoyed by the guest at this luxury wilderness lodge|
Aman i Khas provide 2 jeep safaris where a naturalist accompanies the guests daily to explore the abundant wildlife of Ranthambore National Park. The resort also arranges guided nature walks as well as guided excursions to nearby Banas Riverbed where quite a few water fowls and birds gather.
Taj Sawai Madhopur Lodge, Ranthambore
|This heritage wilderness camp in Ranthambore once was abode of the maharajas of Jaipur when they came down for game safari here|
Located amidst the verdant greens and natures spellbinding beauty, Taj Sawai Madhopur Lodge is located at a distance of 20 minutes drive from the Ranthambore National Park. Being an 80 year old lodge, it is stylish set up with a dash of history reminds tourists about the hunting expeditions of erstwhile Indian Maharajas.
The hotel has a sprawling lush green area that includes enchanting lawns and gardens. The lodge is housed with the necessary modern amenities that will guarantee you a pleasant stay. The luxe factor in this heritage wilderness camp at Ranthambore include spa facility, fitness center, outdoor pool and Wi-Fi internet among others.
Sher Bagh Resort, Sawai Madhopur
|Dinner by the outdoor pool lit by fire and lanterns is an intimate experience at Sher Bagh, one of the finest luxury wildlife resorts near Ranthambore National Park|
Dating back to the 1920's, Sher Bagh - belonging to the renowned Sujan group - the luxury tents was a preferred accommodations of the Princes and Grand Seigneurs of the time.
Each of the lavishly appointed luxury tents is furnished with 19th century "Campaign Style" furniture. Every night you could have spiriting time out by the camp fire and the way to it is lit by the arboreal lanterns evoking a strong sense of a bygone era.
|The Outdoor Fireplace at Sher Bagh is a great place to chill out after wildlife safari in Ranthambore National Park|
Sujan Sher Bagh has 12 luxury double room tents, each having their own verandah and en-suite bathrooms. The dining tent serves a full English breakfast, a light Italian lunch and a traditional Indian dinner by candlelight.
|The Jungle Spa at Sher Bagh, Ranthambore is a good place to rejuvenate and reclaim your self|
The luxe factors at the Sujan Sher Bagh, Ranthambore include outdoor dining, Jungle Spa, the Library Bar and wireless internet among others.
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