Sher Bagh, Ranthambhore
Sher Bagh is the perfect place for those looking for the ultimate in authentic Indian jungle camps. The tents, each with their own little verandah, are arranged in a semi-circle around a garden and tented pavilion, in keeping with their surroundings.
The spacious, airy main lodge has a sitting area and an excellent library-bar on the upper level, ideal for a beer or bloody-mary between jungle drives.
The food at Sher Bagh is delicious, cooked using freshly picked produce from the camp’s organic vegetable garden. A hearty breakfast of eggs and bacon, or fresh fruit, yogurt and muesli – and of course, the freshly baked bread and home-made marmalade – awaits you after your morning game drive. A quick, light and usually Italian lunch before you set off again and a traditional Indian dinner, on thaalis in the flickering glow of candles and mashaals, after drinks around the campfire. You can also dine, al-fresco, around the fire which is a unique experience at Sher Bagh.
Safaris & Excursions:
The Sawai Madhopur Sanctuary, part of the Ranthambhore Tiger Reserve and contiguous with the National Park has just been opened to visitors. It is a half-hour drive from Sher Bagh, through the town of Sawai Madhopur. We can organize a full-day excursion with picnic lunch or a half-day excursion with tea and sundowners. Great viewing of the shy Indian Gazelle (Chinkara), Bluebull (Nilgai), the big cats and other bird and animal life.
The magnificent 8th century Ranthambhore Fort is situated within the National Park. It is one of India’s largest with a circumference of eight kilometers and was among the most strategic forts in Hindustan during the Mughal period. It has Mughal and Rajput palaces, mosques and temples including an important one dedicated to Lord Ganesha, the Elephant God. Ideal for a half day excursion, exploring the monuments and the Jungle within the Fort. We can, of course, organise a little picnic!
The old city of Sawai Madhopur, is known for its silver jewelry, various objects made from khus (vetiver) grass, indigenous perfumes and other local craft. It also has some old temples and is worth a visit.
We organize a full day’s horse safari, outside the reserve, with a picnic brunch, and or sundowners, on prior booking. You have a good chance to spot birds, smaller mammals and maybe the occasional herd of Indian antelope. A great way to explore rural Rajasthan.
Surwal Lake. A good place to see migratory duck, geese and other birds during the winter season.
Sher Bagh is a unique place to celebrate a special occasion. Do contact us with a brief and we would be delighted to create a memorable event, tailor-made to suit you.
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