Jamtara Wilderness Camp

Wilderness

Their unique concept of a Star Bed and development of the buffer zone allows you to witness amazing wildlife experiences outside the national park. The villages in the surrounding area have never seen foreigners before, hence it becomes a very unique cultural experience as well. The swimming pool and main dining room are also complete which add to the ambience and facilities. 

In the Village of Jamtara, near Pench National Park you will find this 10 luxury tented property in the heart of rural Pench. Surrounded by tall Arjuna Trees and an ancient Banyan rooted on a dry riverbed, each tented room overlooks the forest which set the perfect background to this jungle experience.

Each luxury tent is designed to feel light and open, allowing guests the optimum view of nature. With the option of rolling up the front panels of the tent, the guests can bring the outside in but still being in the privacy of their own rooms. Although, these are tented rooms, the bathroom has been made into a permanent structure for the comfort of the guests.

While many may sleep inside the tent, some may feel a little more connected with nature and have the option of sleeping outside on their patio. Mosquito netting will keep the bugs away, quilts and hot water bottles will keep the cold warm.

Jamtara Wilderness Camp concentrates on bringing guests back to nature in a very simple way, using their surroundings and their community, they want their guests to leave with an unique experience and remember Jamtara and its people.

Star Bed

Since they also believe in supporting the community of the  lodge, a "Machaan" night can be booked while generating revenue for the farmers. Here the concept is sleeping under the stars, just like the villagers. These Machaans are built on the land of the farmers and an amount of the night's rate will be paid to the farmer. Sleeping up high on stilts will allow you to watch the sky and everything below. You never know what walks through the farms at night….

Pench National Park

Located on the quiet side of Pench National Park with  park entrances at Jamtara and Karmajhiri gates, Jamtara Wilderness Camp is  just 2 minutes from the Jamtara gate, with not another lodge in sight. The Jamtara gate provides access to the northern segment of Pench, north of the river, far from the restricted Turia range (where all the other lodges are presently clustered.)  

The camp is at the edge of the buffer zone jungle and is teeming with wildlife - leopard, wild dogs and even tiger. In the past few months big cat sightings have been frequent, making Pench a preferable park for many wildlife enthusiasts.

It derives its name from the Pench River that flows through the National park from north to south dividing the park into almost equal western and eastern halves. It was declared a sanctuary in 1988 and raised to the status of National park in 1983. In 1992 it was established as a Tiger Reserve. It is here where Rudyard Kipling got his inspiration for the Jungle Book.

The best time to visit the park is between November and May.

How to get there

By Plane

Direct flights are from Delhi or Mumbai.

  • Nagpur International Airport - 3hrs drive.
  • Jabalpur National Airport - 4 hrs drive.
Transfers by a private chauffeur driven car can be provided at an extra cost.

Distances

  • Kanha National Park - 4 hrs drive.
  • Tadoba National Park - 6 hrs drive.
  • Satpura National Park - 4 hrs drive.

Location

Jamtara Wilderness Camp-Pench
P.O. Chand, Teh: Chaurahi
Chindwara -480110 Madhya Pradesh Village Jamtara
India

Things to do at location or nearby

Jungle safaris are booked according to the guest's preferences along with a wake-up call if needed. During the day you are occupied with the safaris, morning and afternoon. If you choose to stay back, a visit to village can be arranged. Specializing in producing jaggery, just walking through this village and witnessing who the village gathers around enormous pots of boiling sugar, taking turns of churning the sugarcane juice into unrefined sugar is a very unique experience.

A walk in the buffer area of the forrest can also be arranged which is quite thrilling..... with playful monkeys and deer almost within arms reach. Night drives in and around the buffer area is also possible, under a star studded sky, you never know what you might come across. 

If a relaxing day is required, the  lodge has many different areas for you to lounge around and read a book. With a cozy library, enjoy a good book in a big comfy couch. They also have a swimming pool to cool down at, while relaxing in the reflection of the Banyan tree.

Luxury Tents

Sanctuary

Unwind and relax become One with Nature

Rates from : INR 22,022
room per night (incl. tax)


Rate Information

  • Rates mentioned are per tent per night based on 2 people sharing, unless otherwise stated.
  • Rates mentioned are in Indian Rupees (INR).
  • Rates mentioned are indicative rates.
  • Rates mentioned include full board.
  • Rates mentioned exclude alcoholic drinks.
  • Single occupancy rates are on request.
  • Special package rates are on request.

Property Information

  • Rates mentioned are indicative rates.
  • This property is closed from 15th May to 15th October.
  • Bookings for this Camp are on request.

Child Policy

Children of all ages are very welcome at JAMTARA WILDERNESS CAMP
  • Extra beds are available but no cots.
  • Children below 6 years stay free.
  • Children above 6 years of age require an extra bed for INR 8000 per night.

Additional costs

  • Star Bed INR. 6400 per night SGL or DBL. 
  • Extra bed INR. 8800  per night (APAI) all meals included.                                                             
  • Exclusive Safari INR. 7500 supplement per jeep per safari.  
  • Breakfast INR. 600 per person per meal.
  • Lunch INR. 950 per person per meal.
  • Dinner INR. 1450 per person per meal.
  • Packed Meal INR. 850  per person per meal.

Different Plans

America Plan

American Plan (Double occupancy) INR. 22,022 per night.       
American Plan (Single occupancy) INR. 17,425 per night.

For guests to enjoy a leisurely stay rate includes

  • Intimate camp of just 10 Luxury Safari tents
  • Safari Tents with en-suite bathrooms and private verandahs
  • Wake up tea, breakfast, lunch, evening tea, snacks and dinner
  • All current government taxes
  • Check in / check out 1pm / 12noon

Jungle Plan

Jungle Plan (Double occupancy) INR. 39,501 per night (two safaris).
Jungle Plan (Single occupancy) INR. 32,802 per night (two safaris).

An all-inclusive rate for a unique jungle safari experience

  • Intimate camp of just 10 Luxury Safari tents
  • Safari Tents with en-suite bathrooms and private verandahs
  • All meals and non alcoholic drinks.
  • Two scheduled park safaris on shared basis in a 4x4 safari vehicle
  • Refreshments on game-drives
  • Services of resident naturalists
  • Walks in the buffer zone of the national park
  • Village Walks
  • All current park fees & government taxes
  • Check in / check  out 1pm / 12noon

Pet Policy

  • Pets are not allowed.

Booking Policy

  • To guarantee the booking a deposit at 130 days of 15% is charged upon booking.
  • Full payment must be received 45 days prior to arrival date.
  • Up to 45 days prior to arrival date this deposit is refundable.
  • Within 45 days prior to arrival date this deposit is non-refundable.
  • Payment can be made by credit card only.

Cancellation Policy

  • If you cancel up to 45 days prior to arrival date they charge no cancellation fee.
  • If you cancel between than 45 - 15 days prior to arrival date they charge a cancellation fee of 50% of the total booked amount.
  • If you cancel less than 15 days prior to arrival date they charge a cancellation fee of 100% of the total booked amount.
  • A no show or early departure is a cancellation fee of a 100% of the total booked amount.

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Location

Village Jamtara, India

Jamtara Wilderness Camp-Pench
P.O. Chand, Teh: Chaurahi
Chindwara -480110 Madhya Pradesh Village Jamtara
India

Senses

  • Zen
  • Nature

Experiences

  • Leisure
  • Family
  • Exotic
  • Adventure
  • Jungle
  • Amazing

Facilities

  • Outdoor pool
  • Laundry services
  • Library
  • Daily maid services
  • Wake-up service
  • Airport transfers
  • Excursions
  • Guided safari's
  • Swimming
  • Tours
  • Walking

Check-in/out

Checkin : 2:00 pm
Checkout : 12:00 pm (noon)