Popular Wildlife Holidays In India With Child-Friendly Stays You Will Want To Bookmark

Love exploring new places with your kids? With spring break in a week’s time, people are looking for quick getaway options. Also for those of you planning the summer holidays ahead of time, these are options you would love to try out.

Love exploring new places with your kids? With Diwali break here people are looking for quick getaway options. Also for those of you planning to take a break ahead of time, these are options you would love to try out. Don't forget the camera and a scrapbook for your kids so they jot down what they see! 

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1. Ranthambore National Park , Rajasthan: This national park is home to tigers which serve as the main attractions. It is also home to sloth bears, wild boars and more.


Best Time to Visit: Open from October to June. Ideal time to sight tigers is March-May.

Resorts around the park

a. The Oberoi Vanyavilas: This luxury resort has for kids a game room, an outdoor pool, a yoga class and more.

Contact:  +91 7462 223 999

Address: Ranthambhore Rd Sawai Madhopur, Rajasthan India

Website: OberoiHotels  

b. Nahargarh: A beautiful hotel offering a children’s pool, an outdoor pool, hiking trails and a safari nearby.

Contact: +91 7462 252 281

Address:  Ranthambhore Road, Village Khilchipur, Sawaimadhopur, Rajasthan 322001

Website: Nahargarh

c. Abrar Palace & Jungle Camps: A resort offering childcare centre, an outdoor pool, basketball and volleyball facilities.

Contact:  +91 7462 224 777

Address: Ranthambore Road, Sawaimadhopur, Rajasthan 322001

Website:  AbrarPalace 

2. Jim Corbett National Park , Uttarakhand: This national park is also home to tigers. It is also home to Fishing Cats , Serow, Goral , Deer and more.


Best Time to Visit: Visitors are welcomed from Mid November to June end, and the best time for tiger sighting is March to May.

Resorts around the park

a. Aahana the Corbett Wilderness (An Eco-friendly Resort): A luxury resort with recreational activities like horse riding, cycling, buggy ride, jungle safari, fishing, table tennis, cricket and more for kids to enjoy.

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Contact: +91-1244908604

Address:  The Corbett wilderness, Vill- Sawaldeh PO Semalkhaliya, Jim Corbett National Park Ramnagar, Nainital ( UK)-244715

Website: Aahana

b. Jim’s Jungle Retreat: A retreat offering a swimming pool, elephant safari,  angling, jeep safari, heritage walk and more.
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Contact:  +91 9899989508

Address:  Jim’s Jungle Retreat Village & PODhela Ramnagar, Distt Nainital Uttarakhand – 244715

Website:  JimsJungleRetreat

c. Namah: A beautiful resort with exciting indoor and outdoor activities like chess, carrom board, video games, Tambola, cookery classes,  jungle safari and elephant riding. 

Contact:  +91-5947-266666, +91-8392914912

Address: Jim Corbett National Park, Ramnagar| Dist.– Nainital ,  Uttarakhand– 244715

Website: Namah

3. Bandhavgarh National Park, Madhya Pradesh: Home to Royal Bengal Tigers and other exotic fauna species , Bandhavgarh is counted amongst the best places to visit for wildlife safaris in India.


Best Time to Visit: You can visit the park between mid-October and June, but if you are there just for the big cats, March to May is the ideal season.

Resorts around the park

a. Wildflower Resort: A beautiful resort with an outdoor pool, an outdoor tennis court, a children’s pool, playground, bicycle rides, hiking trails, a safari and more.
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Contact:  +91 89590 94549

Address: Rancha Road, Village Tala, Bandhavgarh National Park, Umaria, Madhya Pradesh 484661

Website: WildlifeResort

b. Tiger Den Resort: A resort with a big and beautiful garden , swimming pool and jungle safari for the kids to enjoy and play in.tiger den resort bandhavgarh_tourmyindia

Contact:  Manjeet: +91-9953573018 ,  Harmeet:+91-9650012721

Address: Village Tala , Bandhavgarh National Park, District Umaria,Madhya Pradesh

Website:  TigerDen

Kanha National Park , Madhya Pradesh: Kanha is home to almost all the characters of Rudyard Kipling’s Jungle Book. Black Panther, Bear, Python, Elephant, Royal Bengal Tiger among others. Your bookworm will love it we are sure! 


Best Time to Visit: The gate is set open from mid-October to June, the peak time is March to May, as you get to see the royal cats.

Resorts around the park

a. Chitvan Jungle Lodge: A beautiful lodge with activities like bird watching, nature walk,  bullock cart ride, swimming pool and safari in Kanha.

Contact:  Sharad : +91·9811-200-094 Manjeet : +91·9953-573-018

Address: Village Samnapur, Post Mukki,Kanha National Park, Tehsil Baihar, District Balaghat, Madhya Pradesh.

Website:  Chitvan

b. Kanha Jungle Lodge: The lodge has recreational activities like nature walks, bird watching,  enjoying the butterfly collection present there, cookery classes and an astronomy session.


Contact:  +(91)-(11)-2685 3760/8656

Address:  206, 11, Rakeshdeep, Commercial Complex, Gulmohar Enclave, New Delhi, Delhi 110049

Website: KanhaJungle

c. 7 Tigers Resort: A beautiful wildlife resort with a variety of activities like an interactive storytelling session, tribal dance , wildlife safari, activity centre, swimming pool and fishing.

Contact: +91-8120959754, +91-7771072397

Address:  Near Mukki Gate, Kanha National Park,Bheemlat Village, Tehsil Baihar, Dist Balaghat – 48111, Madhya Pradesh.

Website: 7TigersResort

5. Kaziranga National Park, Assam: This park is home to the largest population of One Horned Rhinocerous in the world. You will also spot elephants, bars and panthers here. 

Best Time to Visit: November to end of April is the ideal time to explore this parks

Resorts around park

a. IORA-The Retreat: A beautiful retreat with activities like elephant ride, bird watching, cycling, fishing, tea garden visit, indoor and outdoor activities for kids.

Contact:  +91-9957193550,9954000444,9954000555

Address: IORA-The Retreat, Bogorijuri , P.O. Kohora, Kaziranga National Park,Dist. Golaghat, Assam.

Website: Kaziranga

b. Resort Borgos: This resort offers activities like a wildlife safari, golf driving range, boating, pool room and more.

Contact:  +91-7399041192-94

Address: Kaziranga Borgos,No. 1 Sildubi Goan, Kohora,Kaziranga, Assam

Website: Borgos 

c. Infinity Resorts: This resort offers recreational activities like table tennis, carrom, cricket, walking trails, nature treks, wildlife movies, safaris and more.

Contact: +91  22 61466420 / +91 22-61466421

Address: Conservation Corporation Of India Pvt. Ltd, 81/88, 'Atlanta', 8th floor, Nariman Point, Mumbai 400021

Website: infinityresorts 

6. Sundarban National Park, West Bengal:In the Sunderbans, the tourists get to see tigers swimming in the water and the world’s largest forest cover of Mangroves. Recognised by the UNESCO as a World Heritage Site , it is a great place to visit with kids.

Best Time to Visit: The park remains open throughout the year; however, the best time is October to April.  

Resorts around the park

a. United 21 Resort: A peaceful resort offering indoor games and a kids play park.

Contact:  (022) 6184 1444

Address: Near Tiger More, Vill & Post- Pakhiralay, P.S- Gosaba, District- 24 Parganas (South)

Website:  United21Resorts 

b. Sunderban Tiger Camp: A unique resort destination with facilities like angling, boat rides, cycling, bird watching, folk drama , tribal dance and more.

Contact: +91 033 32935749

Address:  9, Mitter House, 71, Ganesh Chandra Avenue,Second Floor, Kolkata – 700 013, West Bengal.

Website: TigerCamp

7. Gir National Park, Gujarat:  The only home to Asiatic Lions, 300 birds and 26 reptiles , Gir boasts of an amazing variety of fauna that one cannot afford to miss. 

Best Time to Visit: October to May end is regarded as the best season to visit the respective park.

Resorts around the park

a. Lords Resort Sasan Gir: One of the best resorts located in Gir , Lords offers various facilities for both adults and kids to enjoy.

Contact:  +91 2877-285991/92/93

Address:  Lords Resorts, Sasangir Sasan Junagadh Road, Village Bhalchel, Tal.Mendarada, Dist. Junagarh – 362135, Gujarat.

Website:  LordsResort

b. Vanvaso Resort: A beautiful resort offering various activities like swimming pool , Siddhi dance performance, Dandiya performance, bird watching trips and more.

Contact:  (022) 6184 1444

Address:  On the Bank of Hiran River, Chitrod – Sagondra Road,Sasan (Gir), Talala, Dist. Junagadh, Gujrat, India.

Website:  Vanvaso 

c. The Fern Gir Forest Resort: A beautiful resort offering recreational facilities like a swimming pool, Jacuzzi, tree planting drives and more.

Contact: +91 22 6739 7777

Address: The Fern Gir Forest Resort, Sasan Gir – 362 135, Dist. Junagadh. Gujarat.

Website: FernGir 

8. Pench National Park, Madhya Pradesh : Pench is home to tigers, leopards, wild boar, Nilgai and more. 

Best Time to Visit: The park’s gates are set to open from mid-October to June, and the best time to sight tigers is March to May.

Resorts around the park

a. Pench Jungle Camp: A beautiful resort offering exciting activities like bird watching, horse riding, cycling, nature walks, night safari, swimming pool and much more.

Contact: +91 7695 232817 / 232843 / 44

Address:  Village-Avarghani, Tehsil – Kurai Distt.-Seoni

Website:  Pench

b.  Village Machaan Resort: An amazing resort with activities like bird watching , night safari, nature walk, pottery workshop, bonfire , trampoline and more.

Contact: +91 8435909944 , +91 98277 25146

Address:  Village Awargani, Pench National Park, District – Seoni – 480881,Madhya Pradesh .

Website:  villagemachaan 

c. Tathastu: Tathastu will offer fun activities like swimming, pottery, yoga, cooking, cycling, painting, carpentry and more. tathastu, pench national park_tripadvisor

Contact:  +91 9765550606

Address: Pench National Park, Village Awarghani, Dist: Seoni,Madhya Pradesh.

Website:  Tathastu

9. Satpura National Park, Madhya Pradesh: Spotted deer, Sloth bears, Blackbuck, Porcupine, Sambar, Pangolin are often spotted here.

Best Time to Visit: October to April is the ideal season for visiting this park.

Resorts around the park

a. Forsyth Lodge: A beautiful resort offering variety of activities like jeep safari, canoe safari, elephant safari, the Forsyth trail, the Pachmarhi programme and more.

Contact:  (+91) 124 406 2480, 406 2481

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