5 Best Resorts in Panna National Park - With Comforts of the Wild!
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If you are a nature lover or a wildlife enthusiast visiting Panna and Chhatarpur districts of Madhya Pradesh, there are attractive resorts in Panna National Park equipped with luxurious amenities, which will offer you a rejuvenating experience.

These resorts have shown promise to many wildlife enthusiasts to visit the national park to explore the unseen wildlife. Most of the resorts are built with materials obtained from forest estate and neighboring villages, which gives a feeling of living in the lap of nature — something a nature lover craves for in today’s hectic life.

Resorts near Panna National Park are also closely located to must visit places like Pandav Falls and Caves, Diamond Mines, Raneh Falls, and the Ken Gharial Sanctuary, Mahamati Prannathji Temple, Jugal Kishore Temple, Baldeo Temple, Padmavati Devi or Badi Devi Temple. These temples exhibit a perfect blend of Hindu-Muslim architectural style. Owing to their mythological importance, the temples successfully attract a large number of pilgrims from all over the country. 

Apart from the temples, the district is brimming with evergreen trees, rocks, hills, and forests which give a satisfying experience to explorers. The rise in a number of tourists has led to an increase in the number of resorts in Panna which aim to satisfy the needs of any traveller. These resorts have varying prices ranging from luxurious to economical packages according to the amenities and recreational activities they provide.

Here’s the list of 5 best resorts in Panna National Park:


Ken River Lodge

Ken River Lodge

This lodge redefines the meaning of wildlife tourism and conservation as it is set in a scenic landscape near Panna Tiger Reserve. The huts and cottages give a luxurious experience to the explorers. Located amidst the forested area, it is spread over a vast area of approximately 50 acres.

This forested area is an abode to various species of mammals, birds, animals, and reptiles. The lodge is equipped with a machan—more commonly known as tree house which gives breathtaking views of the river Ken and serves delicious home cooked food.


6 Village Style Air-Conditioned Cottages
5 Family Cottages
- Tree Top Restaurant


- Jeep Safari
- Boat Safari
- Night Safari
- Angling
- Bird Watching
- Nature Trails
- Overnight Camping in Reserve Forest

Price: The indicative price for the luxurious cottage starts from INR 7000.

Distance from Khajuraho Airport & Railway Station: The Ken River Lodge is located in the town named Mandla of Madhya Pradesh. It is 26 km away from the Khajuraho Airport and 21 km away from the Khajuraho Railway Station.

Location: Panna National Park, Village Madla, 1/2 Km from Madla Police Station, Panna, Madhya Pradesh, 488001

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Pashan Garh

Pashan Garh

One of the best resorts near Panna National Park is Pashan Garh; also more popularly known as “The Stone Fortress”. This luxurious resort has 12 cottages, equipped with modern amenities, located on the top of a small hill that gives magnificent views of the dense flora surrounding the hill.

The design of this jungle lodge is inspired from the stone houses of the Panna region and is spread on a sprawling area of 200 acres of wilderness. The relaxing guest areas open up to courtyards and stone decks giving an overlook of the expanse of the dense forest. 

There’s a lookout tower that helps the nature lovers with bird watching during the daytime and photography enthusiasts to stargaze after sundown. The vintage lamps and stone desks complement the natural surroundings and amaze the visitors. After a tiring day in the wilderness, visitors can enjoy the massage given by trained in-house masseurs.


- 12 Luxury Stone Cottage
- Swimming Pool
- Spa & Gym
- Palanquin Dinner


- Jungle Safari Drives
- Natural Trails
- Stargazing
- Junior Naturalist Program
- Private Massage Desks

Price: The indicative per day price starts from INR 23,000.

Distance from Khajuraho Airport & Railway Station: Surrounded by dense forests, this stone fortress is located at a distance of 31 km from Khajuraho Airport and 43 km from Khajuraho Railway Station.

Location: Panna National Park, Amanganj Road Panna, Panna, Madhya Pradesh, 488001

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V Resorts Camp Panna

V Resorts Camp Panna

In the heart of hills, farms and forests sit one of the most beautiful and elegant Resorts in Panna National Park—V Resorts Camp Panna. It is just a 15 minutes’ drive from Panna Tiger Reserve in Madhya Pradesh. It is situated on the banks of one of the cleanest rivers - Ken, which gives picnic lovers a delightful experience of a riverside picnic, boating, and other such activities.

Book lovers can have a quiet place filled with serenity, and the only possible noise would be the soothing sound of the enchanting river. It is surrounded by wide green spaces and has sat out areas facing greens, a bamboo roofed gazebo perfectly made for outdoor meals on the meticulously placed dining tables overlooking the river.

The in-house restaurant serves delicious Indian food, but packing a picnic basket from the resort and getting on a tour around the property sounds like a better idea.


- Luxury Tents & Deluxe Cottages
- Conference Room
- Bamboo-roofed Gazebo


- Jungle Safari
- Badminton
- Fishing
- Pottery

- Birding
- Indoor Games
- Bush Dinner

Price: The indicative price per day starts from INR 4000.

Distance from Khajuraho Airport & Railway Station: The resort is located 12.6 km away from Khajuraho Airport and 24 km from Khajuraho Railway Station.

Location: Panna Khajuraho Rd, Near Panna Tiger Reserve, Khajuraho, Basata, Madhya Pradesh, 471101

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Panna Tiger Resort

Panna Tiger Resort

Panna Tiger Resort is located in Mandla village of Panna district. The resort is spread over a vast area of 4 acres on the banks of the river Ken. It consists of 12 deluxe air-conditioned cottages with elegantly designed bathrooms, highly equipped rooms, private verandah and relaxing seating arrangement to overlook the brimming river. The resort is equipped with a standby generator for full power backup in case of an electricity failure. 

The ground shows you beautiful greenery and lounging spaces which are the venues to enjoy the local folk performances. The rooftop restaurant gives a beautiful view of the forest while serving hot and delicious multi-cuisine food. Panna Tiger Resort is also one of the prominent resorts in Panna National Park which strive for environment-friendly atmosphere and are committed towards the ecological norms.


12 Deluxe Air-Conditioned Cottages
- Roof Top Restaurant


- Jungle Safari (Morning and Evening)
- Boat Ride
- Nature Walks
- Crocodile spotting
- Bird Watching

Price: The indicative per day price starts from is INR 6,500.

Distance from Khajuraho Airport & Railway Station: It is 13 km away from Khajuraho Airport and 43 km away from Khajuraho Railway Station.

Location: Village Mandla, Panna, Madhya Pradesh, 488001

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K Raj Tiger Resort

K Raj Tiger Resort
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Resorts in Panna National Park are known for their luxuries and hospitality, and K Raj Tiger Resort lives up to the expectations of travelers. It provides all the comforts at reasonable prices. The resort is located in the heart of Panna district and was established in 2013. The grandeur of the resort is maintained by the blend of modern amenities with a traditional touch. The interior of the resort surely gives visitors a homely feeling to relax.

The comfortable accommodation has warmly and delicately decorated luxurious rooms. The front yard gives an unobstructed view of the jungle and the bank of the river, pleasing nature enthusiasts. The resort has 13 cottages, each having attached modern bathrooms with 24 hours hot and cold water supply. Evenings are as beautiful as days, as sitting on beautifully carved porches gives you a view of a magnificent sky lit with stars.


- Deluxe Rooms
- Business Center with Internet Access
- Dining Hall


- Picnic on the Banks of the River
- Bird Watching

Price: The indicative price per day starts from INR 1200.

Distance from Khajuraho Airport & Railway Station: K Raj Tiger Resort is located on the bank of the gushing river Ken. It is separated by 26.9 km from Khajuraho Airport and 24 km from Railway Station.

Location: Panna Khajuraho Road, National Highway 75, Madla, Madhya Pradesh, 471101

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09 December 2019
Perfect river side camp.we enjoy a lot with our group there is various team building games . delicious food they served to us when we reah there the give us tea and some snaks then we enjoy bornfire nd some songs with the group then we take the food nd go to night walk where we do the star gazing then we come to our tents those who wanted to sleep they but we stay near bornfire nd discuss about life nd then we wake up early mrng nd go to see sunrise nd the we play many games nd take the breakfast after the group picture we move to our homes.
16 October 2018
It’s was one of those few trips that I cherish, thanks to Thrillophillia for that experience and a special thanks to Satya Rajput ( the incharge crew ) for his special efforts in everything
"bahut maja aaya camp mein Romance Bhiya thank you aapane bahut Dhyan Rakha ham sabka thank you so much Bhiya ??"
20 November 2019
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03 December 2018
amazing company trip with Thrillophilia, nicely managed by hotel staff, camping was very comfortable starting from things were very hustled free just enjoyed a lot team Thrillophilia was very supportive and learnt a lot from all, and got a new lesson on posing in thrillo style from Satya.
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Awesome place Great service Specially location was really good Rooms were fantastic equiped with every amenities u need...
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I and my cousin two women were traveling to MP and we are more than glad we picked this hotel, based on the ratings we booked it, and we feel so good to share that our stay was the memorable one, with so many memories and laughters? amazing safari, great food, safe ambience and amazing people running the place!! so so great, recommend to all ! cheers !
- 1- excellent ambiance, 2- great facilities extremely functional huts 3- truly well blended with the overall eco-friendly theme 4- excellent spots around for astrophotography 5- fab.food/ local cuisine- complete bang for the buck- every buck spent. Count on the proprietor Sandeep Singh to guide your wildlife journey or just relaxation

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