ESSENTIALS

Getting There Jamtara Wilderness Camp is located near Pench National Park’s Jamtara gate, a 1.5-hour drive from the park’s better known Seoni entrance. It is 208 km/4.5 hr southwest of Jabalpur and 150 km/3 hr north of Nagpur, the nearest airport.

Accommodation Jamtara Wilderness Camp has 10 tents on a 10-acre property bookended by two streams. The landscape is a mix of grassland and trees. There’s no television, Wi-Fi, and limited phone signal, giving visitors an opportunity to disconnect from their routines. Tents are bright and airy, with forest-facing porches.  (91906 18805; www.jamtarawilderness.com; doubles from Rs 39,501; including all meals, two safaris, buffer zone and village walks; lodge open mid-October to mid-May).

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