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10 Reasons Why a Vacation to the Forests is a Must-Do

Every once in a while we all need to take a break away from the rigmaroles of our every day lives and routine; to relax, unwind and immerse ourselves in blissful peace, minus any agendas. A forest vacation is the perfect escape to the pristine wilderness, that promises uninterrupted moments of natural calm and unhindered, enchanting views to savour every moment.

Jungle Safari Breakfast

Taking a vacation into nature is an exceptionally immersive experience, much divergent and unique than any other vacation that we would have taken.

Here are Ten Reasons Why a Vacation to the Forests is a Must-Do

Jungle river

1 ) A Peaceful Haven: Forests offer a peaceful haven, far from the maddening hustle bustle of city lives and city lights. An ideal destination to experience a flourishing natural landscape, abundant in flora and fauna and be one with the quiet and peace that it has to offer. It is an ideal place to disconnect from our screens and technology and be one with our origins, a place where we actually originated from

Riverside View

2 ) Forests Our Natural Healers – De-stress, Unwind and Revitalise: Forests are known to contribute to our good health with the abundance of fresh air, natural surroundings that help the stress levels go down marginally, and at the same time oxygenating our lungs manifold. Forests are natural healers that play a vital role in refurbishing our physical and emotional well being.

Natural Habitat

3 ) Valuing Our Natural Habitat: Forests are a reminder of our valuable ecosystem and natural habitat. An ecosystem that is critical and intrinsic to mankind, one that helps maintain the ecological balance. A holiday to the forests can serve as a wonderful reminder to preserve and conserve this precious natural habitat and it’s residents, that are key to our existence.

Tiger near water

4 ) Forests Inhabitants – Teaching Us Life Lessons: The inhabitants of the forests, both flora and fauna are great teachers. They can impart us with life-changing lessons in resilience, patience, selfless-love, team work and camaraderie. The forest residents have stayed in touch with their intrinsic nature since times immemorial, whether it is staying true to their body clock or living up to the spirit and laws of the jungle.

Sunset View

5 ) Evoking and Enhancing Our Inherent Creative Talents: Forests and their natural beauty with their awe-inspiring sights and sounds, can play a vital role in bringing to fore our hidden creative talents. This could be in the form of painting, art, writing, photography etc. Forests can elicit our inner most thoughts translating them to a piece of unique art.

Learning about nature

6 ) Expanding Our Knowledge: There is a plethora of knowledge to imbibe on the varied species of birds, animals, plants and tress that form an integral part of the forest cover. A journey into the jungles aids in this learning process and imparts us with some useful information on the flora and fauna that are so integral to our being. Forests are a great learning ground for our children, amidst the natural beauty.


7 ) Observing Wild Life in Its Natural Habitat: Unlike zoos, where the wild life is found in enclosures and cages, far removed from their natural habitat, forests offer an incredible opportunity of closely observing and watching wild life in all its realistic glory, right in the habitat that they belong to. This unique experience is a complete feast to the senses.

Nature photography

8 ) Photographers Delight: A forest with its raw beauty and splendour can be a photographers dream come true. The appealing sights and the captivating moments of the forests captured on a photographers candid camera can be a worth a thousand words.

Cycling in Nature

9 ) Ideal Place to Bond With The Family: Forests with their all encompassing serenity and mysterious stories, are part of our natural heritage and an ideal getaway where families can come together in love, joy and camaraderies. Forests indeed are an ideal place to bond with our loved ones, under the umbrella of our ancestral origins.

Forest communities

 10 ) Learning from the Forest Communities: The forest communities and tribes have a  vast knowledge of the plants and animals and are known to co-exist with the forest and its inhabitants. These communities are wonderful examples of resilience and inclusiveness and can teach us some very valuable lessons in co-dwelling with the forests.

Now that you are armed with these heartening reasons to get away to the forests, brace yourself for your next holiday destination, in the jungles.

Allow us to help you plan and book your forest vacations in the Central Indian forests of Kanha, Bandhavgarh, Pench, Panna and Satpura, where you will watch nature unfold it’s mystical charm, in all it’s endearing glory.

Call us at- +91-11-40136322 or write to us enquiry@pugdundeesafaris.com

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