Wildlife Resort in Panna

Along the Ken River

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Ken River Lodge made a humble start in 1986 - one of the pioneers of wildlife tourism in the country. Driven by passion for wildlife and conservation encouraged Shyamendra Singh, grandson of Maharaja of Nagod to establish the lodge. The lodge is set in a forested estate of 50 acres and has been built with natural materials sourced mostly from neighboring villages and surrounding areas. The forested estate is home to many mammals, birds and reptiles.

Wildlife Resort in Panna

The Accommodation is simple and rustic with few mod cons thrown in. The six huts and six cottages are spread out in a mixed jungle in undulating terrain, giving a jungle experience, which few in the country can parallel. The lodge also boasts of a 3000 sq.ft. Machaan were the meals are served. The machaan popularly known as the Tree House overlooks the Ken River and offers fresh home cooked meals.


The lodge houses a 3000 sq. ft. Machaan where the meals are served. The machaan popularly known as the Tree House overlooks the Ken River and offers fresh home-cooked meals. The cook is happy to serve guests both Indian & Continental food options. Seasonal vegetables when served with a splash of creativity are bound to please the palate of both kids & adults alike. The mesmerizing view of sunset & sunrise makes this deck the most preferred location of the lodge for guests.

Experiences We Love IN PANNA

Panna is the land of cascading waterfalls- Raneh falls and Pandav falls are a great attraction, and are situated in the reserve forest. Khajuraho- a world heritage site, famed for temples, is a half hour drive from the lodge. Rajgarh and Kalinjar forts are a must, for a close view into bundelkand.

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Jhina Night Safari Camp in Panna

Jhina Night Safari Camp

Indulge in a customized rustic experience.

The Jhinna Safari Camp is an hour’s drive through the Panna Tiger Reserve from the lodge & is run by local villager’s offering three mud huts built in local village architectural style. Night Safaris are offered which extend an opportunity to see the nocturnal life.

Jhina Night Safari Camp

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Boat Ride in Panna

Boat Ride

Witness basking crocodiles & a plethora of bird species.

Enjoy a carefree boat ride on the mesmerizing Ken River with hands on experience in rowing, from our local boatmen. The river ecosystem offers great opportunity for bird watching especially in the winter months with innumerable migratory birds.

Boat Ride

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Khajuraho Temple Tour in Panna

Visit Khajuraho

Heritage destination to give insight into Indian Culture

Khajuraho is a world heritage site and famous for its ancient temples including a few depicting erotic sculptures. Also worth visiting are Raneh Falls and the Light & Sound show.

Visit Khajuraho

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Adults (13+)
Children (6-12)
Infant (0-5)