Top 10 Wildlife Safari Camps in India

Every year, a decent number of wildlife enthusiasts visit the national parks of India for a rendezvous with the exotic varied wildlife of the country. There are a number of wildlife resorts that offer a pleasant to stay the guests.

Staying amidst lush greenery, close to the wildlife is surely an amazing experience. These wildlife resorts are an amazing blend of luxury lifestyle and a rustic wilderness. Here is a list of top 10 wildlife safari camps in India:

1. Aman i Khas, Ranthambore

Aman-i-Khas-Ranthambore

Aman-i-Khas-Ranthambore

Aman-i-Khas is a luxury wildlife safari camp, set on the periphery of the Ranthambore National Park near Sawai Madhopur in Rajasthan. It comprises of a total of well-equipped 10 elegant spacious tents, around 108 sq m in size, reflection of Mughal style of architecture and décor.

Started in the month of November in the year 2003, the resort has fully-equipped accommodation tents including spaces for dressing, bathing and dining. There are separate tents for dining, spa treatments and lounging. Just 10 km from the national park, it is an ideal accommodation option for those who wish to experience luxurious living with a touch of wilderness. Arrangements for safari inside the park can also be made.

Best time to Visit: October to March

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2. Tree House Hideaway Resort, Bandhavgarh

Tree House Hideaway Resort, Bandhavgarh

Tree House Hideaway Resort, Bandhavgarh

Spread in an area of 21 acres of land inside the Bandhavgarh National Park, Tree House Hideaway Resort has a total of 5 tree houses for the comfort of the guests. These well-laden tree houses are loaded with all the modern-day facilities such as private bath, mini bar, split AC, living area and a private balcony from where you can treat your eyes to the lush greenery all around and might also spot the wild animals, roaming freely.

The resort also has a dining hall, erected in 2 levels around a huge Mahua tree. While on the ground level is the dining hall where dishes of Continental and Indian fares are served, the first floor is Watering Hole, the bar where one can relish drinks. Opt for safaris in jeeps, accompanied by an English speaking naturalist. Bandhavgarh National Park is one of the finest wildlife reserves in Madhya Pradesh.

Best time to Visit: October to April

3. Sher Bagh, Ranthambore

Sher Bagh - Luxury Tented Camp in Ranthambore, Rajasthan

Sher Bagh, Ranthambore

Taking cue from the luxurious lifestyle of the erstwhile Indian princes, each of the 12 tents at Sher Bagh comprise of ‘Campaign style’ furniture. This tented camp is located at a distance of around 3 km from the entrance of the Ranthambore National Park. All the well-furnished tents have a private verandah and offer views of the well-manicured lush gardens.

Boasting of an exotic African-style safari ambiance, the camp also offers an opportunity of communal drinks in the evening around bonfire. Special arrangement for wildlife safaris, horse safaris and a picnic lunch, on the top of the Ranthambhore Fort can also be made.

Best time to Visit: October to March

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4. Banjaar Tola, Kanha

Banjaar Tola - Luxury Wildlife Camp in Kanha, Madhya Pradesh

Banjaar Tola in Kanha, Madhya Pradesh

Placed on the banks of River Banjaar, Taj Safaris’ third jungle safari lodge Banjaar Tola  offers some great views of the Kanha National Park. This lodge consists of a total of 2 stylish camps wherein there are 9 suites in all, offering a comfortable stay to the guests.

Along with a common swimming pool, both the camps have their own tented sitting area. The resort has an interactive kitchen that has an organic and exotic feel, making the dining experience even better. The tents are an amazing mix of modern décor coupled with bamboo flooring, locally-made furniture and bamboo wall panels. Arrangement for safari can also be made.

Best time to Visit: October to June

5. Corbett Woods Resort, Ramnagar

Corbett Woods Resort, Ramnagar

Corbett Woods Resort, Ramnagar

If you are looking for a comfortable stay amidst modern luxuries while you are interacting with the big cats during your visit to the Corbett National park, opt for a stay at Corbett Woods Resort. Newly constructed, this luxury wildlife camp is an ideal option where the guests can have a pleasant stay while enjoy impeccable personalized services. Placed just 4 km from Jhirna Gate of Corbett National Park, this resort boasts of a striking designing and architecture.

As the resort is placed on the banks of Dhela River, it offers great views of the forest’s green area. There are a total of 4 premium and 12 deluxe Swiss cir-conditioned cottages, which are very well-equipped and well-furnished. The list of facilities also includes children’s play area, health club, swimming pool and a multi-cuisine dining venue.

Best time to Visit: November to March

6. Lion Safari Camp, Gir National Park

Lion Safari Camp - Gir National Park in Gujarat

Lion Safari Camp, Gir National Park

Very well-maintained and eco-friendly, Lion Safari Camp is an ideal accommodation for those who are visiting Gir National Park. There are a total of 21 air-conditioned tents that are very well-equipped with all the modern-day facilities. These tents have elegant furnishings and clean private bathrooms. The main highlight is that the interior of these tents is eco-friendly.

Treat your eyes to the lush greenery from the deck area of the camp. The location of the safari camp, amidst mango orchard is simply amazing and looks very scenic. Guests can dine-in at the camp’s open-air restaurants. Relish delicacies of Indian and Chinese fares.

Best time to Visit: October to mid June

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7. Bundela Safari Lodge, Kanha

Bundela-Safari-Lodge

Bundela Safari Lodge, Kanha

Spread in an area 8 acres of lush land, Bundela Safari Lodge is placed near Khatia entry gate of the Kanha National Park. An amazing mix of wilderness and comfort, this wildlife lodge offers 3 accommodation options-Shikar tents, Machan Vilas and Luxury rooms. All these air-conditioned rooms have a tasteful décor, are spacious and have all the luxuries including attached bathrooms.

Enjoy your morning and evening tree while you are there in the sit-our area, treating your eyes to the lush greenery, sprinkled all around. The lodge also has a multi-cuisine restaurant to offer lip-smacking food and a well-stocked bar, serving a wide variety of beverages. There is a spa and a swimming pool as well.

Best time to Visit: October to June

[ Read More About Kanha National Park ]

8. Eco Camp, Nameri National Park

Eco Camp in Sonitpur, Assam

Eco Camp, Nameri National Park

Placed around a kilometer away from the banks of River Jia-Bhoroli, Nameri Eco Camp is very close to the Nameri National Park in Assam. Set amidst lush green surroundings, this wildlife camp is just 45 km from Tezpur. As far as food is concerned, the guests can savor tasty dishes at the common dining hall in the Eco Camp.

The resort has luxury tents, which have a nice décor and offer a comfortable stay amidst contemporary facilitates and flawless hospitality services. During your stay at the camp, you can partake in Angling, Hiking and River rafting.

Best time to Visit-November to March

 [ Read more about Nameri National Park ]

9. The Bison Kabini Wildlife Resort

The Bison Kabini Wildlife Resort in Karnataka

The Bison Kabini Wildlife Resort in Karnataka

A great mix of adventure and luxury; this is just the ideal term for the Bison Kabini Resort, placed right at the meeting point of Nagarhole and Bandipur National Parks. While the resort looks interesting during the night, it seems to be serene during the day. The makers of the resort have taken inspiration from old hunting lodes of erstwhile Indian Maharajas and an East African camp.

Clubbing a luxury experience with the rugged wilderness is the prime highlight of this resort. Admire amazing views of the Kabini National Park from your window. Age-old antiques, beautiful decorative pieces, clean white linen and wooden floor make the camp all the more interesting. Every tent and cottage is very well-maintained.

Best time to Visit-October to May

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10. Hornbill Camp, Thattekkad

Hornbill Camp in Thattekkad , Kochi

Hornbill Camp, Thattekkad

Hornbill Camp, located amidst coconut groves on the banks of River Periyar, comprises of cottage tents filled with all modern comforts. Enjoy the views of the lowland area of Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary in Thattekkad. The huge tents are a mix of modern living styles and rustic elegance.

[ Also check out  Periyar National Park ]

Enjoy facilities like sit-out area, attached bathroom, European-style wardrobe, comfy beds are some of the features of these tents. Although limited power supply is also offered for charging your electronic items but there is no TV and Wi-fi facility. One can partake in short nature walks, wildlife safari and kayaking expeditions. Food prepared with utmost cleanliness and is imply lip-smacking.

Best time to Visit: October to March

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Geetika Handa

is a travel writerwho has an interest in sharing her experiences with all. She provides a detailed account of any travel topic she chooses to write on. You can get detailed information and tips about choosing the right kind of holiday packages in the country from her write-ups.

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3 Responses

  1. chaitanya says:

    please send me the wildlife safari camp quote for 4 adults…5 days

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