Address : 822, Sainik Society, Gupteshwar, Jabalpur 482 001, 484 661 ,MP.
An exclusive luxury wildlife resort Jungle Mantra. Located at
the world renowned Bandhavgarh National Park, Madhya Pradesh-
the heart of Kipling country. This park offers the best possible
chance of tiger sighting, having one of the highest tiger
densities in India.
Jungle Mantra undoubtedly has the best location in Bandhavgarh
for wildlife lovers, birdwatchers and naturalists. Situated in
the valley between the core forest and buffer zones of the
National Park, with extensive private grounds (25 acres), Jungle
Mantra offers an authentic safari experience.
The resort is owned & run by British Asian nature photographer
and wildlife artist Shailin Ramji, who is joined by his wife
Rhea, a TV producer. Compelled by a keen love for the area, its
people and the wildlife, they relocated to India from London and
moved to Bandhavgarh to set up Jungle Mantra.
In order to ensure that the construction of the resort did not
disturb the animal corridors on the site- Shailin camped on the
site to research and plan the areas on which construction should
In the season Shailin and Rhea are at the resort with their team
to ensure personalised service of the highest standard.
A large, raised, open - plan outdoor seating and dining area
with central fireplace, offering spectacular panoramic views of
core National Park. An indoor seating and dining area is also
provided. A screening room for guests to enjoy wildlife films,
documentaries, screen their own wildlife video footage and watch
slide shows on bird and animal life presented by in - house
Delicious continental lunches and 5 course dinners. Jungle
Mantra is the only resort in Bandhavgarh at present operating an
in-house bakery. Oven fresh croissants, Danish, sausage rolls,
muffins, fresh breads and more for breakfasts. Rolls, pastries,
cakes, pies, desserts, cookies etc are all freshly prepared by
our Delhi trained chefs, using organic ingredients from our
*Guests arriving by road at Jungle Mantra are greeted with a
refreshing welcome drink and snacks even before they check-in.
The check-in formalities are completed in informal comfort in
*Those guests arriving by train at Umaria (closest railhead) are
met by one of our caring staff, who carries with him a welcome
hamper, containing mineral water, soft drinks, snacks and fruit.
Arrangements have been made in Umaria with a clean family run
guest house for guests to be able to freshen up (western style
toilet ) before setting off for the resort, if they so desire.
*Eco-Tourism Efforts : At Jungle Mantra the emphasis is on
minimum environmental impact in terms of operations and
construction yet maximum beneficial environmental impact in
terms of re-forestation by indigenous species, recycling of
waste where possible and removal and disposal of inorganic waste
as per Government recommendations.