The Bagh is your gateway to the famous Kipling’s forest from The Jungle Book, a book that is believed to be set in what today we refer to as the Kanha National Park. But your experience in the forest resort is not limited to that and besides others, includes a closer look into the life and culture of the indigenous tribes of Central India.
Tribal Dance by Baiga Community
Dance performances by the forest dwelling aboriginals of the Baiga tribe are organized at evenings, along with a bonfire. Enjoy their music performed on traditional instruments, including a drum - mandar and a wooden instrument with knobs, called thiski.
Wildlife Slideshows and Films
Special screenings of documentaries on wildlife in the region are made at The Bagh. We also have an impressive collection of slides from the National Park that can be screened on a projector upon request.
We have our own organic vegetable garden with vermiculture pits that you can take a tour of. Watch how traditional farming is done, as over 90% of our workforce comes from the local tribes of the area.
Safaris are conducted on open jeeps every morning and evening, along with experienced naturalists who drive you through the tracked paths earmarked by the Park authority. Tracking the tiger show happens only in the morning.
Weekly fairs, locally called Haats, are conducted by the aboriginals close to the resort at Baihar, Malajhand, Manjitola and Mohgaon. We conduct guided tours for guests to these fairs for you to have a closer look at their lifestyle.
We arrange for guided trips to nearby villages for guests to get a closer look at the tribal life and households. We also offer walks during the day and late evenings for watching birds and nocturnal animals that inhabit the area.
Jeeps are allowed only up to a limit into the forest, beyond which guests are transferred to elephant backs. This is the most majestic part of the ride, as you are carried in the jungle by the mighty Indian elephant.