(Rates valid till June 31st, 2012
Single Occupancy Double Occupancy (on twin or double sharing) Extra Bed (for person over the age of 12 years) Extra Bed (for children aged 5 to 12 years) Children Under 5 years (Baby Cots available upon request) Inclusions: Accommodation in individual stone and slate cottages Wake up tea, breakfast, lunch, tea, snacks and dinner All current taxes Baby Sitters (per hour) Christmas & New Year supplements
Per person (12 yrs & above) Per Child (between 5 & 12 yrs) Check-in/ Check-out Timing: 12:00 noon
`13500 `19320 `6250 `2500 FREE
`50 per hour
Jungle Safari in regular zones (Mukki. 4WD Safari Vehicle Hire Charges Regular Zone# `2000 # Premium Zone `3000 Inclusions: One Safari Drive in Kanha National Park
(Each vehicle to seat a maximum of 4 adults and 2 children under 12.(Rates valid till June 31st. subject to availability. priority given to Singinawa Clients. Does NOT include Park entry charges and food. Park will remain closed on every Wednesday afternoon and on the festival of Holi each year
3. Jungle Safari in premium zones (Kanha Zone) and Schaller’s Kanha For Foreign Passport Holders 1 person `5230 2 persons `5800 3-4 persons `7200 Inclusions: For Indian Passport Holders and Nationals of SAARC Countries 1 person `3230 2 persons `3800 3-4 persons `5200 Jungle Safari Inclusions: One Safari Drive in Kanha National Park on sharing basis Each Vehicle to seat a maximum of 4 adults and 2 children under the age of 12 Government Entry Fees * Park Guide Fees Breakfast on morning drive and Refreshments on evening drives Services of specialised Singinawa Naturalist All Taxes
* Subject to GOI Rules and Regulations and to change without advance notice. Experiences in Kanha Tiger Reserve*: 1. The same will have to be paid in advance or at time of Safari. 2012)
Add a selection of Singinawa Experiences to customize your itinerary. Kisli and Sarhi) and Swamp Deer Safari For Foreign Passport Holders 1 person `2930 2 persons `3500 3-4 persons `4900 For Indian Passport Holders and Nationals of SAARC Countries 1 person ` 1930 2 persons `2500 3-4 persons `3900 2. Any change in the taxes / park entrances by MP
government will be applied with immediate effect for all bookings yet to operate without prior notice. Services of Naturalists subject to availability)
(Rates valid till June 31st. As per Government Rules. once tickets have been issued the names of the persons in each vehicle cannot be changed. Tickets cannot be issued without the complete information required by the Government. 2012)
4. To ensure that you have access to the Park for Safaris. we strongly recommend that they are booked at the time of your booking your accommodation. Sher Darshan (Subject to Availability and Park Authority Rules and Regulations) For Foreign Passport Holders a. Amount for ticket once issued is non-refundable. document to be carried at time of Safari. Exclusive 4WD Safari Vehicle Hire Charges
(In addition to Standard Jungle Safari Rates)
5. Phen Sanctuary: `7150 per trip (per vehicle to seat upto 4 persons on sharing basis)* Important Information for Booking Jungle Safaris into Kanha National Park Please note that there are a limited number of vehicle entries allowed into Kanha National Park.
Information required for Booking Park Entry as per Government Regulations:
Name Father’s Name Age Sex City of Residence Country of Residence ID Proof (Passport/ Driving License/ Pan Card) No. Since safaris are subject to availability and Government Rules. `600 per person per elephant ride* For Indian / SAARC Country Passport Holders b. Entry fees to be paid in advance at the time of booking of Safari per Safari+ Foreigner Passport Holders `2500 Indian / SAARC Country Passport Holders `1500
Subject to Government Rules. Singinawa Jungle Lodge will not hold any responsibility for ensuring safari availability. `200 per person per elephant ride* 6. to be submitted at time of booking.
Visit the Tribal Potters: `550 per person Experiences in the Buffer Zone and Surrounding Forest 1. Paghdandi Bicycling trips: `3520 per group of upto 4 persons 3. Singinawa Eco-restoration Walk: Complementary 6. Singinawa Foundation: customised programs.(Rates valid till June 31st. Village Visit: ` 660 per person 3. The Spa at Singinawa: as per treatment taken 5. The Jungle through the Six Senses: `550 per person 2. Singinawa Farms: Complementary 4. Cooking Classes: One Class complementary per visit 4. Kohoka Van Samiti Meetings: `660 per person 4. Children’s Activities: Complementary 7. 2012)
Experiences in the Village 1. Village Market and Cattle Fair: `825 per person 2. The Tannaur Treat: `2200 per person 2.costs are variable
Experiences at the Lodge 1. Indian Costumes: One demonstration complementary per visit
. Harit Van Dance Troupe: `3300 per performance 3.
leopards. Time Involved: Morning Safari 5 to 6 hours. and a rich insect and plant life. deer. gaur. George Schaller. At no extra cost to yourself. bird watching and experiencing the activities that take place in a forest at dusk. as well as the chance of observing many mammals including large and small cats including tigers. and the relationship of the prey with their predators. The Jungle Book & Mowgli special safari – Kanha for Kanha’s children. jackals. other co-predators in Kanha. a visit to the original habitats of swamp deer is a must. dhole. Time Involved: Afternoon Safari 3 to 3. Take a morning to give a special present to some tribal children from Kohoka Village.5 hours
.5 hours · Schaller’s Kanha: One of the first scientific studies on wildlife in India was a book titled the „The Deer and the Tiger‟ by internationally renowned wildlife biologist Dr. The Park authorities on occasion offer the chance of “Sher Darshan” or tiger viewing from elephant back. Rarer than the tiger.Singinawa Experiences
(Rates valid till June 31st. Take two children with you into the Park to show them the world that exists on the other side of the fence. Afternoon Safari 3 to 3. and jungle cats. These safaris provide the best opportunity for all types of wildlife viewing and wildlife photography. wolf. In addition. This allows about 10 minutes up close and personal with tigers and often good photographic opportunities. and sloth bear. Kanha offers over 300 species of birds. spend some time looking at the chital (spotted deer) and its effect on tiger. Swamp Deer (Barasingha): The endemic hard hoofed swamp deer are found only in Kanha. These drives are offered twice a day. 2012)
Experiences in the Kanha Tiger Reserve
· Jeep safaris into the Park in specially customised 4x4 vehicles. invite two children to fill the empty spaces in your Safari Vehicle and get the opportunity to experience how the visit to the Park allows Children to see the natural heritage they are the guardians of. Trained naturalists use these drives to introduce the bio-diversity of the Park and to explore the myriad facets of the functioning of the eco-system that forms Kanha Tiger Reserve. most children from the buffer zone do not have the opportunity to visit the Park. Time Involved: Morning Safari 5 to 6 hours . Time Involved: Morning Safari 5 to 6 hours
. Typically. Afternoon drives are predominantly experienced in the Mukki region of the Park focusing on tracking calls. A morning can be spent revisiting the areas where Dr George Schaller undertook his research and discussing Kanha as he knew it with comparisons to today.
Time Involved: One day
.(Rates valid till June 31st. and chances of viewing the 22 species of mammals found in Kanha and Phen. with 1009 km2 of buffer zone and a satellitic micro-core – the Phen Wildlife Sanctuary. A one day trip to the nearby Phen Sanctuary includes visits to rarely frequented areas offering visually stunning panoramas and good opportunities for ornithology. 2012)
· Optional Day Trip to Phen Sanctuary: Kanha Tiger Reserve comprises of 940 km2 of core area.
Tigers in my life: An illustrated talk on the Royal Bengal Tiger by Nanda SJB Rana using over two decades of photographs of the tigers of Kanha and Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve. and the role of tourism in India. Rana is one of the leading experts on tiger conservation in India today. advances in technology. A collection of tiger photographs thought to be unsurpassed by many and the talk a highlight of the visit to Singinawa. Time Involved: One Hour Minimum group size: 12 persons . changes in legislation.Phil. a chance to meet with Dr Latika Nath Rana and discuss the future of tiger conservation. on Tiger Conservation and Management from the University of Oxford. With a rapidly declining wild tiger population and the need for immediate world attention and action. behaviour. Her interests lie in studying the impacts of development.(Rates valid till June 31st. the role of the government and private sectors and human-wildlife conflict on tiger habitat and populations. 2012)
Illustrated Talks by Nanda and Latika Rana
· Tiger conservation and Tourism: The third Tiger crisis faces India today. Time Involved: One Hour
. Learn about the life of a tiger. identification and conservation issues from a man who was selected by the National Geographic Society as their expert on Tiger Conservation. With a D. Dr.
Time Involved: Two Hours . The walk is aimed at experiencing the forest through all five senses – sight. Kohoka Van Samiti meetings: A unique opportunity once a month to participate in the tribal and local community forestry group meeting to discuss the use and regulation of forests and their produce in the region. paint intricate designs on their walls and floors. Time Involved: One Hour . kitchen gardens and local produce being dried in the sun. once a week at Mohgaon there is a cattle fair where several hundred cattle are brought for sale or barter. Singinawa Foundation works closely with the Van Samiti. An insight into community forestry initiatives at the village level and the chance to watch the village elders and Panchayat members work with the forest department staff on conflict resolution and new project ideas. see cow dung patty cakes being made for fuel wood. smell. see them mix the clay. The focus of the walk will be on wildlife viewing but
. On offer you will find fresh farm produce. seeds and saplings. try your hand at casting a pot. earthen pots and ethnic jewellery. and understand the harmony of their lives with nature. taste and touch and awakening the sixth sense – intuition or instinct. spices. sound. watch the women work in the fields. Time Involved: One Hour . the cobbler. the repair shop for transistor radios. on different days of the week. see the temple. Village visits: Visit our village Kohoka. which offer a chance to experience the charming chaos of traditional markets. Be a guest in a tribal home. stack pots in their kilns and get the chance to buy the wonderful black pottery of the region. Your visit encourages the survival of a local craft and lends support to a much neglected section of artists. See them at work using the traditional potters wheel. Meet the tribal potters of Baihar: An opportunity to meet the traditional potters of the area by visiting their colony. Being on foot allows the senses to be permeated by the Jungle and opens a secret world that is normally missed when in a vehicle on safari. local barber holding forth in his shop under a tree and congregations having a shot of „chai‟ at the tea stalls all to the accompaniment of local music blaring from a small chai stall. Baihar and Sarekha are three village marts. ear cleaner. 2012)
· Village Market and Cattle Fair: Mohgaon. knife sharpener. bamboo wares.(Rates valid till June 31st. the local tailor making instant blouses. In addition. Time Involved: One hour or more
Experiences in the Buffer Zone and Surrounding Forests
· The Jungle through the Six Senses: Walks take place in the buffer forest that adjoins Singinawa along the river Tannaur.
Singinawa Farms: An organic farm across the road from the Lodge that supplies farm fresh produce. or for children to experience a traditional Indian farm complete with cows.(Rates valid till June 31st.
. Time Involved: 2 to 3 hours . Life in these villages remains untouched by modern development and allows a rare insight into the anthropological heritage of Madhya Pradesh. education and other activities. Also a great place for water birds especially the resident kingfisher colony that lives on the edge of the dam adjoining the Farm. (recommended for groups of not more than 4 people) Time Involved: 5 hours
. An ideal place especially for those interested in gardening. home grown wheat. The foundation has in the past built 5 water holes for the core area of the Park. free ranging chickens and goats. The village location also allows for panoramic views of the landscapes and forests of the area. Use some of your time at Singinawa to join the Foundation in its daily activities with the Buffer zone community. The village is a showcase of traditional Baiga Tribal life with beautifully painted mud huts belonging to a primarily agrarian tribal society. The length of walks can be tailored but typically last a couple of hours. Time Involved: Personalised to suit your requirements Costs Involved: A donation in kind would be appreciated for the project you choose to work with. held health camps for 56 villages in the Buffer zone of the park treating 2300 people. and rice to the Lodge. helped procure seven 4x4 vehicles for each of the forest ranges within Kanha and are now working closely with the government authorities in connection with health care. Visit the School that has been adopted by Singinawa. plan your holiday to include some voluntary work with the Foundation. Paghdandi Bicycling trips: Take a Paghdandi (footpath) into the interiors of the forest on a 20km track using special all terrain Firefox bicycles to Jaldidand Baiga Viilage in the interiors of reserved forest. 2012)
with a focus on interpretation of tracks and jungle signs. stopping en-route for refreshments/ picnics. Time Involved: One Hour . Singinawa Foundation: Add a new dimension to your holiday. bullocks for ploughing the fields.
Harit Van Dance Troupe: In an attempt to promote local Dance and Folk Song. or the morning Park Safari. An ideal place to relax with a book.(Rates valid till June 31st. Cooking classes: Food at Singinawa is a culinary experience not to be missed. Special cooking classes where complicated Tandoori. jungle cats. an attempt is made to share the variety and vibrancy of the region through an explosion of flavours on your palate. rejuvenate and renew yourself to add to the complete holiday experience. After a picnic tea head back to the Lodge in time for your favourite sun downer. The grounds have resident herds of Chital deer. watershed management and forest protection using the medium of traditional Baiga dances. enjoy the tranquil sounds of the water. Singinawa offers a unique eco experience at your doorstep with naturalists explaining how degraded forest land can be restored back to optimal habitat using a combination of simple replicable techniques. the calls of the wild. These include the chance to learn traditional Indian games like Gulli-Danda and
. Singinawa supports a dance troupe. easy to follow steps. The troupe primarily focuses on spreading a message about conservation. swamp deer and at the last count over 150 species of birds. Started as an attempt to offer an alternate means of economic benefit to the local community. leopards. refreshing waters of the stream.) Time Involved: Personalised to your needs . Follow this with a leisurely Signature Reflexology or Oriental Oil free Massage treatment. Ocasionally glimpses can be had of visitors like muntjac. Singinawa Eco-restoration Walk: The Lodge grounds have been painstakingly restored to provide habitat for the wildlife of the Buffer zone of Kanha Tiger Reserve. head to the Tannaur river beach for the day. mental and spiritual equilibrium. Many dishes come from Royal households across the country and Nepal. and some binoculars (the river and its bank are rich in bird life). Time: 45 minutes . sambar. After a lie in and a leisurely breakfast. Lunch is cooked fresh and served piping hot by your cook and attentive personal waiter under a charming gazebo set up especially for the occasion. The Spa at Singinawa: The Spa at Singinawa is carefully designed to help you relax. (Recommended for groups of not more than 4 people. Choose to head back or just enjoy the peace. school children and the Harit Van orchestra. and perhaps dip your toes into the cold. soaking in the sun in surroundings that are truly magical. The members of this troupe include a blind musician. 2012)
Experiences at the Lodge
. All the therapies have been carefully designed with a balance of Indian and oriental healing treatments. wild boar. . With a 2 km nature trail on the Lodge grounds covering over 58 acres. incorporating all that is required to promote physical. Dum and other essential cooking techniques for Indian food are explained in simple. Children’s Activities: We offer activities for children specially tailored to different age groups. The Tannaur Treat: Take a day off. the therapists at the Spa are members of the local community who have been trained in India and Nepal in the arts of massage and reflexology. Time Involved: One Hour . With dishes from various parts of India and Nepal. Time: One Hour .
(Rates valid till June 31st. Cancellations over phone will not be entertained. Bookings cancelled between 45 days .
Cancellation Policy: Bookings cancelled 45 days before check-in date: Cancellation of 10% on invoice amount as banking and administration fee. reading jungle sign.in ONLY otherwise no cancellation will be entertained. play marbles. try a traditional gulel (catapult). 2012)
engage in a friendly Kabaddi match with the school children from our village. Time Required: One Hour
Reservation/Confirmation Policy on American Plan: For Groups * -Rooming / Naming list along with voucher to be sent 90 days prior to check-in -25% (for Indian clients) & 30% (for foreign clients) non-refundable advance payment of the total invoice amount to be sent 90 days prior to check-in. -Balance amount to be sent to our reservations office either by cheque / draft 30 days prior to check-in
Tour Leader Policy* 6 -9 paying pax . to our reservations office (address mentioned below) either by cheque / draft to hold the booking on a confirmed basis. Indian Costumes: A demonstration of how to wear a saree for women and how to tie a traditional dhoti for men. A unique chance to see how the metres of unstitched cloth turn into elegant ensembles fit for kings. pugmark identification. to our reservations office (address mentioned below) either by cheque / draft to hold the booking on a confirmed basis.15 days before check-in date: Cancellation of 50% of the invoice amount.500 nett per night on APAI
10 – 21 paying pax – 1 Tour leader complimentary on JPAI 22 & above paying pax – 2 tour leaders complimentary on JPAI
For FI T’s / I ndiv i dual tr av ell er s -Agent Voucher to be sent 45 days prior to check-in -Full advance payment to be sent 30 days prior to check-in.30 days before check-in date: 30% of invoice amount Bookings cancelled 30 days . We also arrange for baby sitters. plaster cast making techniques.` 2. special cots for infants and special food for children on request. make fresh marigold garlands the Indian way. Time: Varies according to activity . and kite making and kite flying the traditional Indian way. -Bookings made less than 30 days prior to check-in date should be accompanied by full advance payment. Learn to make rangolis (intricate patterns with dry colour) on the ground. Bookings cancelled 15 days before check-in date upto to the check-in date and No Show: 100% advance paid Cancellations should be sent by fax or email on +91 124 2364697 or on the corresponding email ID: info@singinawa.
(Rates valid till June 31st.
Policies dictated by the hotel (especially for certain peak periods) will always supersede those stated here. In such cases our reservation office will inform you about the same.