We often want to get away from hullaballoo in the urban life, buzzing streets and busy lifestyle, constant calls on the phone, daily chores, and what not! What better place to be at to go away from all this other than in the lap of nature? Many hotels and resorts have cropped up in the midst of jungles and forests just to give urban travellers a taste of life amidst greenery. The travel industry has recently been growing their industry based on the criteria of their customers and the environment as well. India is home to many such beautiful eco-friendly resorts. These eco-friendly resorts are frequented by tourists from all over the world, let alone the country.
Here is a list of 5 eco-friendly resorts from all across India you can visit to get away to the lap of nature:
1. Khem Villas
Located in Ranthambore, Rajasthan, this eco-friendly resort is open to travellers from October 1st to June 30th. It is owned by a family-owned property on the fringes of Ranthambore National Park. It gives you an opportunity to spot jungle cats, jackals, hyenas, desert fox, and crocodiles. Visitors can even get a customised safari and enjoy the local culture and crafts. The accommodations range from cottages to room to tents. The rooms are powered by solar energy and are surrounded by gardens. The best time to visit these resorts would be during summer and hotter months as it makes your visit even more fruitful.
2. Kipling Camp
This is one of the most famous eco-friendly resorts located in Madhya Pradesh. It is situated inside the Kanha National Park and is open to visitors from 15th October to 30th June. Kipling Camp was founded in 1982 by Anne and Bob Wright at the edge of the park. Like any other reserve, the best time to visit are in the summer months as it increases the chances to spot animals. It is very easy to spot langurs and chital in these eco-friendly resorts. These resorts have safaris which you can avail to increase your chances to spot a tiger, mottle wood owl, and flying squirrel.
3. Banasura Hill Resort
This hilly resort is located on the hills of Wayanad, Kerala. The surrounding hills provide a picturesque landscape to the travellers all throughout the year. It is located amidst tea, coffee, and cashew plantations and the resort has gone an extra mile to keep the sensation of eco-friendly resorts alive. Around 40 per cent of the water in the resort comes from rain water harvesting that moves onto gardens and toilets. The huts and cottages in these eco-friendly resorts have been constructed out of bamboo, earth, chalk lime and gravel.
4. Diphlu River Lodge, Kaziranga National Park
If you want to immerse yourself into the lap of nature, this is the ideal place for you. It is located partly in the Kaziranga National Park and partly in Golaghat in Assam. The park is famous for exotic animals like one-horned rhinos, elephants, tigers, bears, and panthers, and many birds! The huts in these eco-friendly resorts are constructed out of bamboo and wood. Its main motive is to protect the environment, conserve the resources of nature, and uplift the local Mising tribe. Grey water is recycled here to irrigate various fields. The best time to visit this resort is anytime between November and April.
5. Outback Havelock
This is one of those eco-friendly resorts that focus primarily on the well-being of nature over everything. It has been constructed out of 5, 00, 000 plastic bottles. It is located in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands and focuses on no plastic recycling. They want to be as friendly as they can to the marine life. It is the perfect place to be at if you are a nature lover yourself. Moreover, you can visit this place all over the year.
These eco-friendly resorts will surely be providing you an out of the world experience with its unique offerings. You should never miss this chance to get away from the daily, monotonous life and into the eco-friendly world.