Singinawa Jungle Lodge

Kanha National Park, Central India, India

At a Glance

  • Located close to Kanha National Park, a dense jungle with a healthy population of tigers

  • One of Kahna's premier jungle resorts, choose from one of the stone cottages or bungalows

  • Spot tigers if you're lucky, as well as sloth bears, bison or even Indian wild dogs

  • Enjoy bush dinners after an evening game drive and later drinks around the campfire

  • For those looking for things to do when not on safari, the lodge has a plethora of experiences in the local area and pampering spa treatments for you to indulge

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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.

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Singinawa Jungle Lodge is located near Kanha National Park, one of India's prime tiger reserves. With vast forests, enjoy an authentic safari experience here. Made up of 18 rooms and cottages and featuring a pool and spa, this is a rural jungle retreat.

Singinawa Jungle Lodge makes for a perfect stay for wildlife lovers, located near the quieter Mukki entrance into Kanha National Park. Kanha has proven itself as one of India's prime tiger wilderness spots and guests staying at Singinawa have a good chance to see this alpha predator in its natural habitat; a mesmerising experience like no other.

The lodge itself sits just outside Kanha National Park and allows for easy access for game drives. Best reached by air, arrive into Jabalpur where you will be picked up by your driver and transferred to the lodge, around 4-hours away.

Enjoy the rustic yet comfortable rooms and cottages at Singinawa Jungle Lodge. The main building is classic in design and features imposing brick walls with local artwork and comfortable living areas. Meanwhile, the twelve stone cottages stand surrounded by native trees and feature air conditioning and modern bathrooms complete with running hot and cold showers. For families, the Wildernest two bedroom jungle bungalow is perfect for families. There is also the Perch, a four bedroom haven with its own kitchen, chef and butler.

Make the most of your time enjoying the game drives through the park, heading out in the early hours or late afternoon in one of the lodge's own luxury jeeps. Protected under Project Tiger, Kanha is an ideal habitat for tigers and their prey and remains a renowned conservation area. Back at the lodge, the Meadow Spa and large outdoor pool provide some down time to unwind and take in your surroundings.

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There are 18 rooms and cottages at Singinawa Jungle Lodge. There are twelve stone cottages which can fit a single bed, twin beds or super king size bed. Each cottage comes with an ensuite bathroom with double vanities and running hot water in the shower. The Wildernest is a two bedroom jungle bungalow, perfect for families, whilst The Perch is a four bedroom bungalow which can be taken exclusively, or by individual rooms.


Children are welcome at Singinawa Jungle Lodge and there are a number of activities to suit different age groups including plaster cast making, kite making and flying and learning traditional Indian games. Babysitting can also be arranged on request, as well as babycots and special dietary requirements for younger guests.


Dining at Singinawa Jungle Lodge is based on full board and is a sociable affair and guests will enjoy a bush dinner and later some drinks around the campfire. Breakfast is set up during your game drive with fresh coffee or tea, perfect whilst you enjoy the views. Special dietary requirements can easily be catered for, just make sure you speak to your Travel Consultant before you travel.


Jeep safaris are the main passtime in Kanha National Park. A morning safari will take you out for around 5-6 hours in one of the lodge's own customised vehicles which seat between 4-6 guests. The afternoon safari is slightly shorter, around 3-4 hours, but still offers excellent game opportunities. Other activities in the area include a visit to Phen Sanctuary, a micro-core habitat in the buffer zone, untouched by mainstream tourism.

Back at the lodge, enjoy various nature walks in the surrounding area, Paghdandi cycling tours, the Meadow Spa and more. There are a number of relaxing experiences at the lodge, including yoga and a pampering afternoon of spa treatment by the banks of the Tannaur River.


  • Game Drives in Bandhavgarh

    Obviously the main highlight will be spotting the elusive Royal Bengal Tiger, but the park has an abundance of other wildlife.

  • Game Drives in Kanha

    Obviously the main highlight will be spotting the elusive Royal Bengal Tiger, but the park has an abundance of other wildlife.

Holiday Ideas

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    from £6200 pp inc flights & transfers for 13 nights

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    • Follow the trail of the elusive wild tiger across India's best game reserves
    • Expert guides at all locations to enhance the experience

Location & directions

Kanha National Park, Central India, India

Singinawa Jungle Lodge is located close to Kanha National Park in central India. The lodge sits near the Mukki gate to the south of the park.

How to get there

Fly into Jabalpur, Nagpur or Raipur from Delhi, Mumbai, Calcutta or Hyderabad. From Jabalpur the lodge is just a 3-hour 30-minute drive away, whilst Raipur is 4-hours away by car.

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