Village- Parasi, Dist.- Umaria, Madhya Pradesh, India
The vicinity of Bandhavgarh is ruled by the royal residents of the wild, the tigers. Though these wild cats are the brand ambassadors of this jungle, but there are many other animals, birds and plants that made this wild land all the more colorful. Bandhavgarh is home to more than 250 species of birds and many other endangered animals; thus it’s a heaven for the bird watchers and wild photographers. Restoring the spirit of Bandhavgarh in its architectural setting, the Bagh Sarai Resort reflects a great proximity to the natural setting outside. The visionary of this resort has turned his vision into a reality with seamless efforts. Following an ancient local style of houses, the resort is built amid the far stretching grassy lands. To maintain the balance in nature, low energy consuming materials are used for the construction. Though each of the rooms in the resort has air condition facilities, but guests generally don’t need to switch it on as these rooms remain naturally cool. Most of the rooms are decorated with wood and cane items so that the interiors too can reflect the natural setting of the wild.
When you are into a jungle safari, you always expect everything to be as natural and close to wild as possible. All the bungalows have been planned with proper care so that they do not disturb the mood of nature. Those who want to feel the wild life from a closer point, the tents are also available for them.
The colorful birds, jackals, black face monkey etc. is the everyday guests of the Bagh Sarai Resort as they roam openly in the vicinity of Bagh Sarai. Though the private bungalows present a close affinity with the natural setting outside, but these are highly scientific. The roofs in all the bungalows have four layers- the first is thatch, the second is of bamboo raft and wood block, the third is of canvas and the last one is made up of fine cotton liner. This four layered roof soaks the heat and prevent it from coming inside, thus keeping all the rooms cool even during the summer time. Moreover, the interior décor of the bungalows showcase some of the best handicraft items made by the local craftsman. Most of the furniture and decorative items are simple, but truly elegant in their presentation.
There are 2 highly luxurious tents in Bagh Sarai that helps you to get a closer experience of the wild land. All the basic modern facilities are available in these tents so that you need not to face any difficulty during your stay there. These tents are an ideal place for true thrill lovers and wild hunters.
Food is the basic need of every human being and a delicious food truly makes our day. Amid the grassy land is the resort dining area and bar that offer you some delicately chosen food and drink varieties. You can also taste some of the local food items prepared in the rustic style in the resort restaurant.
In Sal Ghar you can taste some of the best prepared food items from Indian, continental and oriental variety. The setting of this dining area reflects the local lifestyle and adds on the feel to be in a wild safari. If you want, you can also watch the chefs preparing some local food items before your eye only.
After a daylong excursion tour to the craggy land of Bandhavgarh, relish a fine glass of wine in the Jackal’s House. The architecture of this bar suits perfectly the mood of a wild hunter. The bar has a great collection of from all around the world.
Bandhavgarh is a total surprise to the nature lovers and wild hunters. The Mother Nature displays all shades of life in this wild woody land. To make you acquainted with the multi-shaded natural world, the resort arranges for 2 wild safaris every day. Apart from getting a look of the king of Bandhavgarh, the valorous tigers, you can get a tour of the forest land riding on elephant back. The reflection of the natural world can also be seen in the lifestyle of the people living in the nearby villages. Thus a tour to the nearby villages and Bandhavgarh Fort is also arranged by the resort authorities. A well trained naturalist will accompany you throughout your tour so that you can get the best experience of a wild excursion in Bandhavgarh. After coming back to Bagh Sarai in the evening, get a refreshing bath and if you want spend some time in the health club of the resort; this will help you unwind the senses and shed off the day long exhaustion.