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  • Tucked away by the lush greenery which is beautified by the unique mammals, birds, and plants, hundreds of wildlife parks are there in Asia. But a perfect lodging space with all the modern facilities in terms of the tranquillity and harmony of nature in the surrounding is rare seen. Here is a list of 20 best wildlife resorts in Asia where you can expect the faultless accommodation and appreciated service along with a number of tours to witness the august world of the wildlife. It may be occupied by on-land species as well as marine wonders. 

    Moreover, though we have described the resorts in possible ways, you have to witness these resorts to believe all of them are existing on Earth as they all possess a heaven-like ambiance unparalleled. Separated from the usual sights of your life, each of the resorts mentioned below will remain in your heart, shining after longer years as well.


    Here are Asia's best wildlife resorts:

  • 01Corbett The Baagh Spa & Resort, Corbett National Park, India

    Corbett The Baagh Spa & Resort, Corbett National Park, India

    Located in a close proximity to the Jim Corbett National Park, Corbett the Baagh Resort has to offer you more than what you can imagine, truly blissful and unforgettable. The popular and important among the wildlife resorts in India, Corbett the Baagh is perched luxuriously on reverberating greenery and second to none in terms of providing the brand new amenities and impeccable facilities to make each guest’s stay one-of-a-kind experience. 

    To make it sure that everyone who arrives at the resort is going back with utmost pleasant memories, the resort is very much ready with the vastly opened windows and doors of its 52 spacious and luxurious rooms. You are welcomed to amuse at the tremendous array of adventure activities provided by the resort as well.

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  • 02Kingfisher Eco Lodge, Laos

    In southern Laos, exactly at Champasak Province, the well-acclaimed Xi Pian Protected Area and Beung Kiat Ngong Wetlands are housed, carefully and beautifully. A perfect lodging experience is offered by the Kingfisher Lodge near these wetlands and natural protected area for those who are heading to explore the natural vistas and observe the protected endangered species prevailing exclusively in these regions.

    The architecture blending with all the aspects of the forest extends the importance of simplicity on a large scale but the comfort level is never compromised anywhere inside the resort. The very traditional materials have combined in a modern way to build up the comfort bungalows and eco rooms promising privacy and calmness at their best.
  • 03Tabin Wildlife Resorts, Malaysia

    Aspiring to preserve the luxurious blessings of nature and spreading the meaning of nature related life, the Tabin Wildlife Resort in Malaysia unveils its hilltop and riverside cottages which are full-fledged with the post- modern amenities and facilities, but without disturbing the pulses of the Tabin wildlife reserves.

    The animals belonging to the family of Sabah, namely Borneo Pygmy Elephant, Sumatran Rhinoceros and Tembadau are the protected wildlife members inside the reserve roaming peacefully. Along with the most blissful stay amid the incomparable forest area, the resort offers the guests the best chances to take part in nature based activities in plenty by which all of them indirectly experience the rapport with the silent beings of nature very well.
  • 04Anantara Golden Triangle Resort, Thailand

    With a diversified focus to take proper care of the rescued elephants that cannot be returned to the wild and providing a luxurious and comfortable stay to the awesome guests arriving, Anantara Golden Triangle Resort in Thailand stands out in all senses. The authentic spa treatments, yoga classes, cooking classes, Muay Thai kickboxing are on one side to make your holidays vibrant throughout.

    The resort paves the way for you to tread along the immaculate wilderness along with the elephants and to relax by jumping into the chilling water in the jungle river as well. The favourite activity all the guests have been described as testimonials is the dining with the baby elephants that become so friendly with the people so fast.
  • 05Taj Mahua Kothi, Bandhavgarh National Park, India

    ‘Kuthiya’s’ or suites and charming original homestead or ‘kothi’ are the prime factors that make Taj Mahua Kothi near Bandhavgarh National Park very popular among the wildlife resorts in India. The lush green thickets encircled by the picturesque Vidhya Hills will have nothing but the stories of beauty alone to share with the guests. 

    The whole resort is shining with the carefully crafted interiors that display the vernacular style of architecture the central India had been following for years. In spite of the beauty the rooms and interiors possess, the resort is brimming with other features such as a large swimming pool, a traditional garden, interactive kitchen and a Safari Shop. The mahua trees seen in the landscaped surrounding have a great role in extending a peaceful blanket to the guests arriving here.

  • 06Six Senses Con Dao Resort, Vietnam

    The southeast part of Vietnam, majorly occupied by the serene Con Dao archipelago, is comprised of the lively Con Dao National Park which is a haven for an unlimited number of endangered species, basically marine. The travelers visiting Con Dao would be undoubtedly attracted by the name Six Senses Con Dao Resort that tirelessly works to make the guests’ six senses bewitched. 

    Since the location is extremely secluded and privately kept, the resort can be the getaway destination for those who would like to escape from the humdrum of their lives. The spacious rooms with an enviable architecture mainly carved on wood provide utmost comfort and all the modern amenities will meet your needs, for sure.


  • 074 Rivers Floating Lodge, Cambodia

    Any description in words would be less for the 4 Rivers Floating Lodge in Cambodia, situated at an eco-friendly, secluded area, deep in the Cardomom rainforest and on the banks of the River Tatai. The rainforest houses overly 100 mammals and more than 550 bird species creating a heaven-like ambiance.

    The top-of-the-line luxury in consent with the harmony Mother Earth demands is the key attraction though the white roofed tents are accommodating the guests. The twin bedded interiors of the tented villas have top class furnishings and decoration along with flat screen television and DVD player. In addition to it, the extra-large sun lounger balcony would extend a relaxed sunset time or peaceful private time to you.
  • 08Sepilok Forest Edge Resort, Malaysia

    An unforgettable Borneo experience can be considered to be the highlight promised by one of the famous wildlife resorts in Asia, Sepilok Forest Edge Resort in Malaysia. Over 7 wildlife protection centers for different species such as Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre, Bornean Sunbear Conservation Centre, Selingan Turtle Island etc. are located near the resort giving the guests a remarkable time during their tour.

    The Malay-style chalets built with recycled wood have everything to please the visitors and you will be welcomed by the beautiful Bubuh Lights and Lanterns. In addition, to your surprise, each room is comprised of unparalleled and recreational decors that include local but traditional drawings, handmade natural artistic crafts or pictures of old Sandakan.
  • 09The Oberoi Vanyavilas, Ranthambore National Park, India

    Quite distinctly from the other resorts in the region, the Oberoi Vanyavilas in Ranthambore ecstatically offers the guests an inevitable opportunity to spot the last of the Royal Bengal Tigers preserved in Ranthambore National Park. The resort boasts of its rich variety of indigenous plant species which spread an enthusiastic beauty. The evening when the torch lights arrayed on the paths throw their lights upon the blossomed plants will showcase the visuals of nature being replenished uniquely. 

    The luxury tents hushed by the gifted nature promises privacy, peaceful stay and the ways to create strong bonds with your family and close ones. Dining under the stars, a river safari on Chambal, a full day inside the national park and so on are there the resort can present before you to make your holidays memorable. 

  • 10Terelj Lodge, Mangolia

    With exciting and adventure tours to Gorkhi Terelj National Park, the most comfortable resort, Terelj Lodge has marked an important space among the visitors of Mongolia especially the national park. The park is a haven for wild bears, and more than 200 different species of birds, hot springs, lakes and what not.

    The resort is qualified with standard Ger, deluxe Ger, and wooden house, all of them are well equipped and with proper amenities meeting any type of guests’ expectation. A Ger museum that is occupied by a set of Mongolian antique furniture in a traditional style is a remarkable attraction the resort puts forth among other undeniable features such as a souvenir shop, open-air garden, playgrounds etc.
  • 11Elephant Reach, Sri Lanka

    Elephant Reach that is situated at a location bordering the Ruhuna Yala National Park in Sri Lanka has immense reasons to hold back the guests. It is hushed by the bountiful nature with an easy access to many other national park and wildlife sanctuaries in the province. The unbreakable balance between tranquility and luxury is carefully managed in the deluxe chalets and superior rooms.

    Each room displays a different mélange of modern as well as traditional architectural nuances and joyful colouring on the walls that make it looks in good terms with nature so well. Yala National Park locating in close proximity with the resort arrays wonderful sights of nature in the form of distinct forests canopies and a wide variety of fauna.
  • 12The Rainforest Eco Lodge, Sri Lanka

    The fringes of a large reserve forest area where the ancient natives maintained vast tea estates, act as the protector of the famous Rainforest Eco Lodge in Sri Lanka, inviting its guests to experience eternal moments enhanced by sheer bliss. It is one of the well-celebrated wildlife resorts in Asia, located in the Sinharaja Division of the Enselwatte Estate in Deniyaya.

    Ecologically important and fragile area that assures your privacy is where the resort is located and moreover an empathetic communication with the sensitive nature is possible while you stay here. The luxury chalets are just 10 feet away from the tropical thickets along with the unending opportunities to enjoy the glimpses of the enriched flora and fauna.
  • 13U Inchantree Resort, Kanchanaburi, Thailand

    Close to Kanchanaburi National Park and other famous attractions is the very prominent and luxurious resort in Thailand, named U Inchantree, overlooking the adorable River Kwai. The thick deciduous forests near Kwai is the guardian of the surroundings spreading the blanket of a pure romantic ambience always.

    The contemporary style used in every room gives them a special charm alongside the modern amenities and well knitted balconies and veranda. The dining area that opens to the silent Kwai would create the beautiful stories the city dwellers may find heaven-like. The courtyard which is the most beautiful space at the resort is occupied by an inchantree has a special significance.
  • 14Elephant Hills, Khao Lak, Thailand

    Being the first luxury tented camps in the middle of an enchanting wilderness, The Elephant Hills are situated in the Khao Sok National Park in Southern Thailand. The man made Cheow Larn Lake is the significant feature the national park holds apart from the rich biodiversity consists of wild elephants, gaurs, Malayan Sun Bears, leopards and so on.

    Under the Elephant Hills, there are two campsites, namely the Elephant Camp and the Rainforest Camp. The very traditional hand crafted furniture and interiors inside the 35 luxurious tents make the Elephant Camp elegant and mind blowing. Simultaneously, the Rainforest Camp is located at the centre of Cheow Larn Lake and it has been claimed as the only floating camp in the world.
  • 15Misool Eco Resort, Raja Ampat Island, Indonesia

    Quite different from all the other wildlife resorts, Misool Eco Resort in Indonesia is situated on an island that is considered to be a marine protected area. Raja Ampat Island is the guardian of the vast shark and manta ray sanctuary that is the creation of the Misool Eco Resort.

    The resort is promised to keep their guests at an elevated position with umpteen number of surprises and it has accomplished the mission in purveying the blissful scenery around. Lined by the powder white beaches and nourished by the turquoise crystal clear lagoons and colourful reefs, the resort has played an important role in preserving the rich marine biodiversity intact. The guests are free to choose scuba diving also.
  • 16Vivanta by Taj, Langkawi, Malaysia

    As the world knows, Langkawi has a tremendous tropical rainforest filled with an amazing collection of numerous wildlife species. Vivanta by Taj is offering its guests a very private time of their own looking at the turquoise sea water kissing the long white beaches.

    While you are here, the umpteen numbers of activities will amuse you and it goes like, jungle trail to observe the indigenous creatures of Langkawi, the sunset cruise on a private yacht with exclusive cabanas, the mangrove tour and stingray experience and quite romantic dining settings outside the resort by keeping your legs in the chilled water. The most visited resort on the island is this one with incomparable serenity in the surrounding and envying service.
  • 17Jungle Nepal Resort, Nepal

    Chitwan National Park is one of the main advantages if you visit Nepal where one can experience enduring moments of jungle safari, jeep safari, canoeing, and bird watching and so on. Those who have inundated with the beautiful lush greenery have become admirers of the prominent resort in the premises of the park, Jungle Nepal Resort as well.

    A cleaned surrounding of the resort itself makes the stay very peaceful and enjoyable. Facilitated by the modern equipment, all the rooms have enough space to extend a relishing accommodation to the guests. The in-house restaurant has a special significance as it presents the authentic cuisines of Asia prepared by a team of experienced chefs.
  • 18Jungle Safari Resort, Nepal

    A very traditional approach to the rooms and surroundings is the peculiarity of the Jungle Safari Resort located near Chitwan National Park. Edged by the elegant Rapti River, the resort claims to be at a 3 minute walkable distance from the national park. All the rooms and cottages are occupied with the most modern facilities which are maintained by a perfect team of people.

    The warm hospitality offered by the staff is highly appreciated by the guests who have chosen the resort for their stay. Whatever activity you would like to do in and around the park, the resort has the ideal service providers to gift you more than you would expect.
  • 19The Secret Paradise Resort & Turtle Sanctuary, Philippines

    The setting of The Secret Paradise Resort in the Philippines is a wonder to everyone; secluded away from the horns of the city, sprawling across the verdant greenery of more than 77 hectares, the resort is one of the most visited wildlife resorts in Asia. Why it is placed on the list of wildlife resorts is because of the turtle sanctuary and its location between Port Barton’s Marine Park and Sabang’s world famous Puerto Princesa Subterranean Underground River National Park.

    Yet another highlight the resort boasts of is the long cove coastline edged by numerous coconut trees and the four private beaches beautified by waterfalls. Does anyone need something more than this to forget the days on Earth?
  • 20Menjangan Dynasty Resort, Bali, Indonesia

    Near the West Bali National Park is the enticing Menjangan Dynasty Resort, presenting before the guest's quite unique tented rooms, cliff top tented villas and environmental-friendly bamboo buildings equipped with all the modern facilities. One cannot imagine more than the panoramic views of the encircling rainforests, savannah grasslands, mangrove-lined coastlines, turquoise lagoon and the cute island of Menjangan. 

    Unlimited flora and fauna are part of these forests and the resort will spoil you with the private pampering spa, a spacious restaurant, and a beach club. In addition to the magnificent on-land wildlife, the marine world will be auspiciously presenting before your eyes the magical world of protected marine animals and flora.

Attractions

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Corbett Waterfall

It is a 66 ft high waterfall that is one of the must-visit places to visit in Jim Corbett. You need to hike a bit to reach this lovely location. Furthermore, on full-moon nights, it becomes a sight to witness that leaves many mesmerized. Lush forests encompass the falls and create quite a peaceful environment.

Thus, you can cam, or plan a picnic near the beautiful Corbett Waterfall to unwind after investing time in a jungle safari. You will no doubt have one of the best feelings in this famous area of National Park.

Location: Ramnagar District, Uttarakhand

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Garjia Temple

Garjia Devi Temple is actually a large rock placed amidst river Kosi, that's named after the deity of the same name. You can reach here by climbing a few flights of stairs. This temple is amongst the famous places to visit in Jim Corbett for devotees of the deity from all over the world. Many couples also prefer to seek the blessings of Garjia Devi here.

Also, in case you are visiting Jim Corbett Park during the occasion of Karthik Poornima that holds in November every year, you even get the chance to attend the fair here. 

Location: Ramnagar Range, Garjiya, Uttarakhand

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Corbett Museum

Corbett Museum in Kaladhungi is actually the heritage bungalow of the hunter turned conservationist - Jim Corbett. This museum is chosen as amongst the must-visit tourist places in Jim Corbett by visitors to behold the achievements and activities of the conservationist.

The collection includes his personal belongings and letters. Additionally, there is a display in the Corbett Museum that features many photographs and antiques. This museum is a good choice to know yourself and let your kids also get the knowledge about the person on whom this whole National Park is being named.

Location: Inside Dhangari Gate

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Birjani

Bijrani is a lovely place appreciated for its thick wood, huge grasslands, wild drains, and wildlife. It is a dry zone of the park with diverse vegetation. Since the British period, Birjani was known for the quality of the hunting game.

It is amongst the popular as a day visit tourist places in Jim Corbett. So, book a jeep safari or Elephant safari and get ready to get into the wilds to have some brave encounters.

Location: Bijrani, Ramnagar

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Jhirna

This zone of Jim Corbett is situated in the Southern area of the park and is notable for easy wildlife spotting in its thick forest. It's one of the prominent places to visit in Jim Corbett as in this area of the park you will be lucky to see animals like nilgai, sambhar, cheetal, in their natural habitat. Further, here, you can also locate a good population of wild elephants and sloth bears. 

For more thrill, one can book a stay at Forest Rest House FRH Jhirna to see tigers as they usually visit at this location at night.

Location: Southern zone of Jim Corbett National Park

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Kosi River

Kosi River flows alongside the Corbett National Park, creating the eastern border of the Park. Many adventure lovers flock this river to indulge in river rafting activity. While here, you can take part in the grade II as well as grade III of the white water rafting.

It is always exciting to ride on the storming rapids of streaming water. River rafting is the next favorite activity that visitors like to do here, after their trip to Jim Corbett National Park. Additionally, this river pulls in several species of migratory birds. So, it's amongst the notable places to visit in Jim Corbett for bird watchers to catch some vibrant photographs. 

Location: Ranikhet Road, Jim Corbett National Park

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Durga Mandir Temple

It is an ancient temple which is amongst the famous tourist places in Jim Corbett for devotees to Goddess Durga. The temple is also prominent for its architecture work showcasing legends of other Hindu deities.

Numerous tourists visit the temple to admire its intricate design. The temple is a spot nestled in the dense woods of the National Park. The Kosi river flowing nearby this temple increases the charm of this area. Thus, it is a treat for the soul due to its peaceful environment!

Location: Ramnagar, Jim Corbett National Park

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Sitabani Temple

Sitabani temple is dedicated to Sita, which is an ideal spot for those looking for some religious tourist places in Jim Corbett. According to the Hindu epic Ramayana, the protagonist Sita of Ramayana spent some days stranded in a fugitive while in the Agnipariksha phase.

Besides, this area is also known for a nearby flowing river that attracts many tourists. The serene riverbank is a lovely spot to take rest for a while after a tiring safari tour. 

Location: Mailani Range, Uttarakhand

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Dhikala Zone

Ever wondered of a staycation inside the forest house? Dhikala is the one for you if this plan gives you a chill! Get ready to have another level of feeling for a vacay among the wild. While staying here, envision listening to the birds chirping and tiger's roar, along with the wind blowing in the calm night. It is one of those adventurous tourist places in Jim Corbett that you can't give a miss.

Further, wildlife lovers can head to tour Dhikala zone which is home to various species of reptiles as well as mammals. You could be fortunate enough to catch a sight of the Royal Bengal Tigers, Chitals, and Elephants, for which Jim Corbett is famous.

Location: Forest Compound, Ramnagar

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Kyari Camp

Kyari Camp sets deep within the Kotabagh valley with the surrounding dense forest landscape, making it one of the fun places to visit in Jim Corbett. This complex is a complete village styled home, so if you want to get a taste of a rural setting, this is a place to be. It is a no electricity location to provide visitors with a complete village experience.

At night, kerosene or solar lanterns lit the entire place. And in the morning, you can perform various recreational activities like vegetable sowing in farms, rock climbing, nature trails, diving in the river pool, and rappelling across the waterfall. Thus, forget a city lifestyle for a while and immerse yourself in the village experience.

Location: Syat, Uttarakhand

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Sitabani Forest Reserve

Sitabani Forest Reserve is a naturally enclosed site found on the opposite side of the famous National Park. The foothills of the mighty Himalayas surround this reserve. It's one of those tourist places in Jim Corbett that is home to diverse wildlife such as tigers, leopards, elephants, spotted deer, sambhar, wild boar, and much more in its thick Sal forests.

Thus, one more perfect spot for a Jeep safari to meet the animals up close and personal. Further, this place is also famed for its rich flora like Sheesham, Sal, Dhak, Kanju, Haldu, Mangos, Pipal, and Rohini trees.

Location: District Nainital, Ramnagar, Uttarakhand

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Kalagarh Dam

This dam is encompassed by the picturesque landscape of the Corbett National Park and thus, it is an Insta-worthy location. Also known as Ramganga Dam, this water barrage's construction started in 1961 and completed in 1974.

The birdwatching lovers get to experience a lot of avian species flocking the area. A lot of wildlife lovers also reach this region of the sanctuary for locating the waterfowl that migrates at this dam in the winter season. So, if you have some extra time during your expedition to the National Park, add this location in your list of places to visit in Jim Corbett.

Location: Pauri Garhwal District, Uttarakhand

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Sattal

Sattal is a town in Nainital surrounded by lower Himalayan Ranges. Sattal means a group of seven lakes, so freshwaters are surrounding this entire area. It's a secluded area where you can view nature's magnificence and exotic migratory birds. Sattal has over 500 species of migratory and local birds and 525 butterfly species.

It is also believed that Ram, Sita, and Laxman visited the place during their 14 years of exile. That is how a few of the lakes derived their names such as Ram Tal, Sita Tal, Laxman Tal, along with Purna Tal, Garud Tal, Sukh Tal, and Nal Damyantia Tal Purna Tal. So, with such stunning terrain and landscapes, you can have a pleasant trekking and kayaking experience here.

Distance from Corbett: 40.5 KM (around 1 hr route)

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Lansdowne

Lansdowne is one of those places to visit near Jim Corbett, which is known as the most peaceful hill station. Many tourists choose this lovely town as a summer escapade to unwind, away from their bustling city life. This cantonment presents pristine natural beauty and an aura where you can have a trip of your life.

Some of the popular activities to do in Lansdowne are jungle trail, local sightseeing, visiting the Tip-n-Top point for breathtaking Himalayan views, and boating at Bhulla Taal lake. All of these features will create mesmerizing experiences for you.

Distance from Corbett: 54.3 KM (around 2 hours route)

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Rishikesh

Rishikesh is pretty well-known as one of the holiest towns in India alongside its scenic panoramas because of its terrain in the foothills of the Lower Himalayas. Rishikesh literally implies 'Lord of the Senses,' which stands for Lord Vishnu. The city is a hub for a lot of new and ancient temples and attractions.

So, either you can plan a religious trip down the city or indulge in an adventure trip! Yes, you read it right, this place also boasts itself as a prime location to enjoy some amazing adventure activities. The activities include whitewater rafting, camping, jungle hiking, and bungee jumping. Thus, you have got a lot of reasons to head to this one of the incredible places to visit near Jim Corbett.

Distance from Corbett: 128.8 KM ( around 3 to 4 hrs route)

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Nainital

Nainital is a town of a lovely lake set amidst the Kumaon Himalayas, altogether adorning the place with its charm. Many people love to visit this town to enjoy boating in Nainital Lake and feel rejuvenated in its cool atmosphere.

The night scene is even more mesmerizing at Nainital with the moon and the stars shining in the sky along with the mall road lit with quaint shops and cozy restaurants. The sight becomes no less than a foreign locale.

Also, shopaholics can have an affordable shopping experience where you can buy vintage items and winter goods. Naina Peak, Snow View Point, KainchiDham, Raj Bhavan, and High Altitude Zoo are other highlights of this place. 

Distance from Corbett: 64.7 KM (around 2 hrs route)

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