Tree House Hideaway has 5 exclusive tree house rooms spread out over 21 acres of jungle at the edge of Bhandhavgarh National Park. The tree houses have been constructed using local craftsmanship and materials to blend into the environment, but are equipped with modern facilities including air-conditioning and 24 hour hot water. Each tree house also features an open air shower and private balcony overlooking the tiger reserve. There is a central dining hall and bar built around a large Mahua tree, and hides set up around a water hole that often attracts wild animals.
Open: Tree House Hideaway is open from 15th October to 30th June, to match the opening dates of Bandhavgarh National Park.
Location: Tree House Hideaway borders Bandhavgarh National Park and is set in 21 acres of jungle. The nearest airports are Jabalpur (4 hour drive) and Khajuraho (5-6 hour drive).
Rooms: There are 5 air conditioned tree houses built of wood and thatch by local craftspeople. Each treehouse is self-contained and offers spacious accommodation including a living area with sofa and coffee table, modern attached bathroom with 24 hour hot and cold water and balcony with loungers and views over the tiger reserve and Bandhavgarh Fort. Rooms also have minibar, a writing table and chair and mosquito nets. The treehouses are spaced well apart which guarantees privacy. The treehouses are named after the trees in which they are built: banyan, mahua, tendu, peepal and palash.
Activities: Morning and evening jeep safaris in Badhavgarh National Park, elephant back safaris (cannot be guaranteed), visits to Bandhavgarh Fort and to local villages. At the hideaway guests can watch animals around the waterhole, enjoy bird watching and take guided nature walks.
Facilities: The dining area is built around a large Mahua tree and has 2 floors. The dining hall is on the ground floor with the bar and terrace upstairs. Indian, continental and barbecue food is served here. There are hides strategically placed overlooking the waterhole, frequented by wild animals. Tree House Hideaway has a trained naturalist team.
Dining: Meals are taken at individual tables. Private dining can be arranged at various locations.
Children: Children of all ages are welcome.
recommend malaria prophylactics for travel to India.
Communication: There is internet access at reception, though this can be unreliable.
"Fantastic rooms, quiet private balconies. Food OK. Service was so so."
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Office hours: Monday - Friday: 9am to 5.30pm
Telephone: 01473 890499