If you are anything like us, heading out on a getaway is always on your mind! This time around, how about holidaying amidst the trees – for real!
From all the childhood tales we grew up listening to; the tree houses have been considered to be a secret fantasy- a place where you can hide for those endless hours away from all the chaos of the din and bustle around oneself. Imagine yourself climbing up a tree and living admist the tree branches and leaves, waking upto to the sound of chirupping birds, watching the sunset and getting a birds’ eye view on everything in general. What we have here for you is our top picks for some of the stunning treehouses in India. (Pro tip – don’t forget to carry your Binoculars while you pack your bags, since there is a lot of wildlife spotting to do at these destinations). Read on…
Sprawling over 22 acres the Bandhavagarh tree house is a secluded getaway, making it an apt place for couples who are seeking privacy. These tree houses are made by the local staff keeping in mind the traditional craft knowledge and have used regularized wood to build them. The interiors of the rooms showcase a perfect blend of contemporary design and traditional jungle living. The dining area is build around decades old Mahua tree and is segmented in two levels. The ground level is a cozy dining area while the upper floor is bar cum lounge which is named as ‘Watering Hole’. They host activities like jeep safaris and wildlife trails to keep their guest occupied during their stay.
The 6 tree houses here are nestled in the most unexplored areas of the Pench National Park. They are surrounded by unspoiled acres of jungle shrubs and trees, allowing one to experience serene slice of wildlife heaven. These lodges are build keeping in mind the eco-conservation ethos. The eco-friendly approached used by them is definitely something to be looked upon in today’s world. The team working here are well versed with the local flora and fauna and will be more than happy to share their knowledge with you. They host activities like nature trails, cycling, jeep safaris, night trails, village walks and bazaars.
Vythiri is a 150 acre resort which is spread across an energetic mountain stream. They have 5 tree houses (including 1 which is child friendly) and are made up of thatch roof and bamboo walls. It is concealed by an overgrown tropical rainforest in Wayanand. A rope bridge across the stream, leads you to their dining area overlooking the swimming pool at one end while offering a panoramic view of the forest. They have wide variety of activities for their guests from walk in the forest till Ayurvedic spa they have a lot in their bucket. The only clock that will be ticking here is nature itself. It has become a popular resort within the lap of nature for trekkers and peace seekers.
They have tree houses rising 30-45 feet above the forest. It is located in Jambulne and is one of 25 biological hotspots of the world. They encourage their guest to involve in activities like treking, stargazing, cycling and visting surrounding historical sites. After a long day you can let your worries melt away by indulging in a spa session.
So, which one is your pick?