Singinawa Jungle Lodge

Singinawa Jungle Lodge

Kanha National Park
, Madhya Pradesh
, India

Located in 110 acres of reclaimed and restored jungle, Singinawa is appropriately named in Sherpa language meaning ‘Protectors of the Sacred Forest’. This beautiful expanse of regenerated, natural habitat and the lodge is now under the new protection of its proprietor, Tulika Kedia, whose management and naturalist team care for all guests’ needs with unwavering commitment. Guest accommodation is in charming stone and slate cottages, nestled in their own area of jungle on either side of the main lodge, offering privacy and oneness with nature. Passing wildlife and avian species are observed regularly, with the antics of troops of langur being a source of great amusement.

Our Rating: Luxury
Property Type: Wildlife/Nature Lodge

Accommodation

The lodge offers 12 tastefully designed cottages. All of them have a large bedroom,private verandah, ensuite bathrooms with double vanities and rain showers, proper fireplaces, air conditioning and a mini bar. Recently introduced ‘The Perch’ is a secluded bungalow that offers 4 avifauna-themed rooms. It has its own private dining and living room, kitchen, library, a personal butler, and a lotus pond that beautifies the surrounding garden. The Wilderness, a bungalow with two bedrooms, a living-cum-dining room and attached bathrooms is the latest addition to the property.

Dining

Singinawa’s chefs offer extensive menus of Indian, Nepalese, Continental and pan Asian cuisines. The adjoining home farm grows and supplies organic rice, wheat and pulses directly to the kitchen, while vegetables, herbs and spices are plucked afresh daily from their organic herb and spice garden.

The Watering Hole, with its open treetop level terrace, offers guests an idyllic venue to unwind over a cup of coffee, or partake of an elaborate range of cocktails.

Experiences

Jeep safaris into the park, treks and nature walks in the buffer forest are popular. Go into the interior of the forest on a 20 km track on all terrain Firefox bicycles to Jaldid and Baiga village, or plan a day trip to Phen Wildlife Sanctuary. If you go for a visit to a nearby village, don’t forget to stop by the village market, cattle fair and meet the tribal potters at Baihar. Take a guided tour of The Kanha Museum of Life and Art at the lodge. The lodge offers visitors the added opportunity to not only accompany trained naturalists on a tour of the local forests but also soak in the indigenous culture through an aesthetic experience.

About your host

This beautiful expanse of regenerated, natural habitats is owned by Tulika Kedia, whose patronage of indigenous art and support of Gondi artists has culminated in the induction of The Kanha Museum of Life and Art situated within the lodge and is curated by noted art historian Dr Alka Pande.

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Our Accommodation Ratings

Opulent: Exceptional, unashamedly the best of sheer luxury. (£££££)

Luxury: Outstanding levels of 5* comfort, hospitality and facilities. (££££)

Premium: Excellent levels of comfort and hospitality and a wide range of facilities. (£££)

Mid-Range: Good levels of comfort and hospitality, with a reasonable range of facilities. (££)

Simple: Clean and simple, no frills. Often in areas of natural beauty or near wildlife reserves. (£)