Kanha National Park
Part of the Satpura-Maikal Hills in Madhya Pradesh, Kanha National Park is spread over 940 sq km of dense Sal forest and Bamboo groves interspersed with the huge meadows. Kanha National Park forms the core area of the larger Kanha Tiger Reserve that is spread over 1945 sq km and was created in 1974 under Project Tiger. Kanha’s topography and geology together give Kanha the habitat richness and biodiversity. The range of elevation is 450m to 900m. The bauxite-capped hills sport extensive plateau regions, locally called as dadar, which carry extensive grasslands with only sparse tree growth.
In the 1930s, Kanha area was divided into two sanctuaries, Hallon (250 sq km) and Banjar (300 sq km). In 1955, through a special legislation, 249 sq km of Kanha Valley was declared as a National Park. Subsequently, other areas were added to the Park and finally under the Project Tiger an area of 0 sq km was declared as a National Park. Since then, several conservation programmes have been implemented in Kanha for its diverse flora and fauna. As a result, Kanha is considered one of the best and the finest wildlife areas of India.
Flora & Fauna
Kanha’s moist and dry deciduous forest is mainly dominated by the magnificent Sal (Shorea robusta) trees along with other species like Saja (Terminalia Tomontosa), Tendu (Diospyros Tomentosa), Palash (Butea monosperma), Mahua (Madhuca latifolia), Amaltash (Cassia fistula), Amla (Embelica officinalis), Shirish (Dalbergia latifolia), etc. This is in addition to several species of shrubs and herbs. The woody lianas of Camel’s Foot climber (Bauhinia vahlii) and Butea superba are spread exquisitely over the forest trees.
Kanha1Though the Tiger is the main attraction in Kanha, the forest also harbors other mammals like hard-ground Barasingha, Gaur, Indian Wild Dog or Dhole, Leopard, Sloth Bear, Sambhar, Spotted Deer, Hanuman or Grey Langur, Jackal, Wild Boar, Striped Hyena, Jungle Cat, Ratel or Honey Badger and Indian Porcupine. Kanha is only habitat in Central India where the sub-species of Swamp Deer (hard-ground Barasingha) Rucervus duvaucelii branderi are found. There is perhaps no better place in India to sight the Tiger as in Kanha!
About Infinity Resorts Kanha
A perfect getaway in the wilderness
The Infinity Resorts chain of wildlife resorts offers our guests a unique experience of being in the heart of Indian jungles, while enjoying all the creature comforts we are familiar with at home. Here, at Infinity Resorts Kanha, we take the meaning of luxury, comfort and service to an entirely different level. Located adjacent to Kanha Tiger Reserve, the resort presents the beautiful jungles made famous by Rudyard Kipling’s’ Jungle Book. While you may meet Sher Khan, Baloo while on your safaris, we definitely suggest that you keep your eyes open to spot them. Our team of attentive staff will keep everyone happy with the standard of food, accommodation and services which our competitors talk about.
Nestled on a sloping hillock, amidst thick Mahua and Mango trees, bamboo and shrubs, Infinity Resorts is built on 24 acres of lush green forest and grassland. This super luxurious resort consists of 10 tents and 10 villas, a square-shaped Reception and the huge Plaza Main Buildings , with their red terracotta slopping roof, khaki walls and ethnic design blends perfectly into the natural surroundings.
The resort offers 20 very luxurious and spacious upmarket accommodations which resembles that of South Africa wildlife lodges.
10 tented accommodations of 800 square feet each and of hexagonal shape, houses the bedroom, en suite bath and a sit out deck. The luxurious and spacious bedrooms allow guests to indulge in the luxury of living like a nomad in the era of bygone days. Large panels of windows provide the feeling of being close to nature. Tribal paintings decorate the external wall while framed pictures of the various tribes of India are found on the interior walls.
At night, when you lie down to sleep, you will notice the ceiling cloth which is printed with tigers. After a long day of tracking during your safari, you will drift off to sleep dreaming of tigers you have seen and yet to see in the coming days.
Food & Restaurant Services
Elevated and located at the centre of the resort, it is indeed the jewel on the crown. The 44-seater restaurant serves a selection of North and South Indian food, alternating with Chinese or Continental cuisines daily. Guests will be spoilt for choice and can enjoy the fantastic spread from our buffet or order ala-carte meals for people with special diets. The architecture and interior decor are reminiscence of old colonial forest bungalows.
Conference / Meeting / Banquets
Equipped with modern audio and visual sound system, the Conference Room can cater to approximately 60 guests. Corporate companies seeking a tranquil place to train their staff or hold their Board of Directors’ meeting will find this location irresistible.
– Cinema seating: upto 60 guests
– U shape seating: upto 25 guests
– Classroom seating: upto 45 guests
– Board Room seating: upto 15 guests
– Banquet seating: upto 80 guests
Standard Equipment & services
– Flipchart and markers
– LCD Projector with screen
– Whiteboard and markers
– Overhead projector with screen
– Mikes & PA system
– Pad Pencils
– Internet Access
– Facsimile & Printing
– PC /E-mail services
Safaris & Adventure Activities
Wake up early for an exhilarating drive to the park. Enjoy your packed breakfast at Centre point where information on recent sightings is exchanged. Clean toilet facilities are also available. Some of the mammals found here include Tigers, Leopards, Spotted Deer (Chital), Barking Deer (Muntjac), Swamp Deer (Barasingha), Indian Bison (Guar), Four-horned antelope (Chausingha) and Dhole (Wild Dogs). Stay alert while your Naturalist tracks the elusive tigers. Our well-trained and English-speaking Naturalists, will accompany you in our open-top vehicles which are best suited for wildlife viewing and photography.
Recreational & Entertainment Facilities
Onsite & off site recreational activities and facilities
COMPLIMENTARY TO OUR GUESTS:-
– Swimming pool games
– Table Tennis
– Car parking
– Bonfire during winters
– Lakeside excursion for bird watching
– Wildlife movies & slide shows
– PowerPoint presentations on Conservation
EXTRA CHARGES APPLICABLE :-
– Wildlife safari drives in park
– Tiger show on elephant –back (subject to availability)
– Tribal/folk dances
– Tribal Village tours
– Temples & Fort excursions
– Walking trails
– Nature treks
– Souvenir Shop