Shergarh Tented Camp
Kanha National Park, Central India, India
At a Glance
The relaxed family atmosphere created by Jehan and Katie, Shergarh's hosts.
Small and personable, just six tents
Ideal for young families
Activities such as cycling, village and market walks
Idyllic setting, in a young woodland around a pond
Best time to Visit
Good time to visit
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The climate of Madhya Pradesh can be labelled tropical and monsoonal. Seasonal variations occur mainly in the form of three distinct seasons - summer, winter and monsoon.
Summer runs from April until June with temperatures reaching over 40°C during the day, while early mornings and evenings are pleasant, around 18-24°C. Rainfall is heavy in the monsoon season which lasts from mid-June until September. Winters are pleasant and the best time to travel is from October to March when game viewing in the national parks is at its best.
Please note the national parks in this region are closed during the monsoon season, from July until October.
To start planning your holiday to Shergarh Tented Camp
Shergarh is a small family-run camp of just six tasteful tents with en suite bathroom facilities, set apart for privacy, and in a young woodland around a picturesque lake. Shergarh is ideally located for the less busy Mukki gate of Kanha National Park.
Shergarh Tented Camp has a relaxed welcoming atmosphere, the hosts Jehan and Katie have created a lovely family atmosphere. The six tents are comfortable and homely, canvas under locally handmade baked mud tiles which shading the tents from the sun and provide insulation when it's cold. Each tent has a mud-finished verandah to a large bedroom, either twin or double bedded with space for an extra bed if required. Each tent has ensuite shower rooms which are spacious, with separate toilet and shower rooms, as well as plenty of luggage-storage and hanging space.
The central water body attracts plentiful birdlife, which guests can observe from their verandahs. The camp is just 20 minutes drive from the less busy Mukki Gate of Kanha National Park, and Shergarh includes morning and afternoon game drives in the park, in front-facing 4x4 open jeeps, accompanied by in-camp naturalists. There are several other wildlife centric activities on offer:Forest, hill and river walks in the buffer zone; cycle rides; Gond tribal village and market walks.
Wholesome home cooking is on offer at Shergarh: light salad lunches from fresh ingredients from their garden and local markets; and dinners are traditional but delicately flavoured Indian dishes continental cuisine is available on request). Dining is a communal affair, where guests share the wildlife stories of the day, congregating in the main house, or under the large mango tree.
There are just six tents at Shergarh Tented Camp. Each tent is spacious and features a en suite bathroom with separate toilet and shower.
Children are welcome at Shergarh Tented Camp, but please note there are no specific facilities available for them.
Light lunches and snacks are provided during the day. Come back from a game drive to feast upon cakes, tarts, bread and quiches. In the evening, dine on the verandah of Camp House, enjoyting authentic Indian cuisine.
Kanha National Park is one of the largest parks in India and contains a mixture of meadows, grassy highlands and bamboo jungle. It has a large population of tigers and leopards as well as swamp deer.
Delhi, Bandhavgarh National Park, Kanha National Park, Pench Tiger Reserve, Satpura National Park
from £4000 pp inc flights & transfers for 14 nights
- You can really immerse yourself into the wildlife of India by visiting four very different National Parks and spending time exploring this amazing country
- Each camp is very different from the Treehouse in Bandhavgarh to the Shergarh Tented camp in Kanha
- Feel the thrill of daily safaris in each park and spend time with naturalists who expert knowledge of each park and its wildlife
Location & directions
Kanha National Park, Central India, India
Shergarh is located 3 km from the Mukki Gate of Kanha National Park, in central Madhya Pradesh.
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