From luxury camps to earthy lodges and comfy hotels, these are some of the most superb stays in India providing unforgettable wildlife experiences, with many dedicated to Ecotourism and conservation. With outstanding locations, incredible service, and amazing experiences we have handpicked the best ones for you to have great wildlife holidays in India
Diphlu River Lodge - Kaziranga
Perched on the periphery of Kaziranga National Park, the lodge is an ideal getaway for a never-before intimacy with the natural world. Believing in responsible tourism and giving back to the environment, this commitment is a real and visible part of the structure and functioning of Diphlu River Lodge. All the cottages and common areas are built with natural materials like bamboo and wood. The Lodge has no fencing and has been purposefully designed to blend seamlessly into its green surroundings.
Wild Planet Devala
Welcome to Wild Planet – This unique tropical retreat is a hideaway inside the jungle, only accessible to its privileged guests by a private road. At Wild Planet uncompromising eco-adventure travel meets an unexpected oasis of urban comfort, with breathtaking views of the surrounding forested mountains of the Western Ghats.
Treehouse Hideaway Bandhavgarh
Situated amidst the jungle, with just 5 treehouses in a massive area of 21 Acres lies the Treehouse hideaway – here you have an option to spend your time unseen and undisturbed in the intimacy of your treehouse or choose to go looking for wild animals & birds in Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve.
Amongst spellbinding, billion-year-old granite rock formations, where leopards roam wild and free, coexisting comfortably with the local communities, is the pioneering Sujan Jawai. Spectacularly set in a dramatic wilderness, the camp celebrates the great outdoors with panache. Spend unforgettable days in the wilderness tracking leopards and other wildlife. Blending sophistication and ecology, there is no better place to discover one of India’s most enchanting and breathtakingly beautiful landscapes.
Oberio Vanya Vilas , Ranthambore
Just 10 minutes’ drive from Ranthambhore National Park, this safari camp feels like a colonial hunting outpost of an opulent Maharajah. Within the enormous gates lies a palatial building replete with polished marble floors, antique rugs and exotic flower vases. Beyond are enormous & stylish khaki coloured tents furnished in retro style with four poster beds, Victorian baths and planter chairs. With polished but unobtrusive service this is our top choice for a tiger tracking holiday in North India.
Evolve Back Kabini
Discover a vernacular dimension to luxury that’s truly liberating, the resort gives you a wildlife experience like no other, with picturesque and sweeping panoramic vistas, bordered on two sides by the Kabini River and architecture that has a tribal Kadu kuruba inspiration, From the outside, the dwellings subtly incorporate the colors and textures of the landscape in every detail; while within, the sumptuous interiors reflect a warm vernacular sensitivity. From the ethnic furniture to the tribal patterned furnishings to the little touches like the ‘bottle gourd’ lampshades, the incredible philosophy of Evolve back is an experience like no other.
Blackbuck Lodge Velavadar
One of the most incredible wildlife resorts of Western India – Sitting comfortably amid the Velavadar, National Park, the superbly appointed cottages of The Blackbuck Lodge offer an opportunity to luxuriate in the wilderness. Lodged in a luxurious room with wide-ranging modern conveniences, gaze out of the deck at the changing colors of the grasslands and the wealth of wildlife. The elegant Indian antelope, called Blackbuck, venture close to the cottages, while globally-threatened birds can be seen in the bushes.
Bamboo Forest Lodge Tadoba
Imagine; waking up in sumptuous comfort within the lap of nature; looking out of the window and seeing only untamed green wilderness; seeing not a stunted concrete skyline, but lush treetops alive with birdsong; finding animals of the jungle roaming free in their natural habitat, just a few hundred meters from you. Imagine a world where nature and luxury cohabit, coexist and flourish. While this may sound like a fabulous, other-worldly fantasy for many, this is the way and reality of life at The Bamboo Forest Safari Lodge in Tadoba.
Forsyth Lodge Satpura
With a strong emphasis on sustainable tourism whilst providing an authentic wilderness experience, Forsyth Lodge is set in 44 acres of scrubland, on the edge of Satpura National Park, a true paradise for eco enthusiasts and nature lovers alike. The lodge offers 12 simple and comfortable cottages built using traditional mud and cob methods. Each cottage has a small veranda with a day bed and a plantation chair where one could lounge for hours, reading, bird watching, and gazing out over the landscape. Four of the cottages have a rooftop area if one would like to experience sleeping under the stars.
Samode Safari Lodge Bandhavgarh
Experience a lodge steeped in regal Indian tradition and architecture, with depictions of figures featuring the regions rich, wildlife population. The airy, main lounge invites weary travelers to unwind around massive fireplaces and leads out to a large wooden deck area. Large, shaded deck loungers surround the open-air swimming pool that offers a refreshing respite from the Indian sun. Samode Safari Lodge has 12 independent villas spread across the expansive property, boasting elegant living areas, private verandas, colorful suites with soft linens atop large beds, and art décor bathrooms with modern amenities, animations painted across the walls, and open-air baths.
These were the Top 10 Wildlife lodges in India , exclusively handpicked and curated by us , so that you have have amazing wildlife holidays in India.
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