PANNA NATIONAL PARK
Pashan Garh at a glance
- 12 Luxury stone cottages
- Spacious central courtyard
- Welcoming guest
- Cascading waterfalls
- Swimming pool
- Set in a 190 acre private property
- Romantic outdoor
About Pashan GarhTaj Safaris' jungle safari lodge comprises a cluster of stone cottages huddled atop a small hill, with
magnificent views over the forest and a large nearby waterhole, which has been host to numerous tiger and resident antelope sightings.
draws inspiration from the dry-packed stone houses of the Panna region. These houses differ from other Madhya Pradesh styles, with dramatic roofs constructed
from massive slabs of irregularly shaped slate. The guest areas celebrate Haveli design, with a spacious central courtyard. The interiors are a contemporary mix
of chocolate linens, block-printed black silks, celadon cottons and cotton lace chandeliers. A strong motif throughout the lodge is the motif of the crocodile,
which inhabits the nearby Ken River. Although the structures are rough, chunky and stony, the interiors are sleek and sexy.
The lodge features 12
stone cottages, with a central guest area showcasing fabulous leather furniture made in Delhi, with massive black and white photo canvasses of the dramatic Panna
landscapes. There are subtle references to the erotic stonework at the nearby temples of Khajuraho.
About Panna National ParkPanna is
situated in the Vindhya Hill range and spreads over the Panna and Chhatarpur districts in the northern part of Madhya Pradesh. Panna National Park is the most
important protected area in the north-central highlands of India, as it links the eastern and western populations of wild animals through the Vindhya ranges.
Situated just 31 km from the world famous temples at Khajuraho, Panna National Park is located along the banks of the Ken River. The Park, with its
deep ravines, cascading waterfalls and thick teak forests, is predominantly a plateau, with sprawling flatlands punctuated by hills, deep valleys and gorges. The
terrain is largely rocky and uneven. There are mixed dry deciduous forests with short grasses and open woods. Lower altitudes are characterised by taller grasses
and closed woodlands. Common bamboo also occurs on hilly slopes and gorges.
Home to the majestic tiger, guests may also see leopard, wolf, hyena,
jackal and sloth bear. The reserve is also well known for sightings of nilgai, sambar, chital, wild boar and Indian crocodile.