Aman-i-Khas, Ranthambhore, Indiafrom
India’s wilderness has a primal allure, unchanged since the dawn of time. The domain of the majestic Bengal tiger, Ranthambore National Park is starkly beautiful, its green and gold hues the perfect backdrop to Aman-i-Khas. Situated on the threshold of the reserve, this intimate tented camp offers incomparable privacy and Mughal-era romance – each tent an elegant sanctuary beneath its soaring canopy. Daily Jeep safaris seek out the reserve’s wildlife, while back at camp, spa therapies, swimming and dining take center stage. Each tent is assigned an experienced batman to accompany guests into the jungle, along the River Chambal and to cultural sites – all rich material for storytelling come nightfall, when the fire pit glows beneath a starlit sky.
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Activity Level Moderate
Village – Sherpur-Khiljipur
Ranthambhore Road, Sawai Madhopur
Rajasthan 322001, India
Resort Style & Type: Tented Camp Resort
This Resort is Rated: 5-Stars
This Resort is Beachfront: No
This Resort is Best For: Families, Groups, Single adults & Couples
This Resort is All-Inclusive: No
This Resort is Family Friendly: Yes
This Resort is for Adults-only: No
This Resort is Green-Certified: Yes
This Resort Offers a Wellness Program: Yes
Perched on the edge of Rajasthan’s prime tiger-spotting territory in Ranthambore National Park, Aman-i-Khás takes luxury camping to a new level, with 10 opulent, Mughal-inspired tents, butler service and the chance to spot a Bengal beast in the wild. Safari has never been so chic.
- Set in the Aravalli Hills in rural Rajasthan, surrounded by pristine wilderness
- Guided 3.5-hour Jeep safaris take place in the early morning and late afternoon
- 10 luxurious guest tents rise to six meters with airy living, sleeping and bathing areas
- Indian and Western cuisines served in the Dining Tent with produce from the camp’s organic garden
- Serene Spa Tent and a secluded swimming pool modeled on the area’s ancient step-wells
- Three-hour drive from Jaipur, or a 4-6 hour train journey from Delhi
Aman-i-Khas Tents, India
On the outskirts of Ranthambore National Park, the camp’s ten expansive tents overlook a ruggedly beautiful landscape that is home to abundant wildlife. Positioned to ensure utmost privacy, the Tents offer soaring living spaces decorated with classic furnishings. The light-filled bathing area features a free-standing bathtub and shower, while the living room has twin writing desks
Each 108-square-meter (1,162-square-foot), Mughal-inspired tent features a soaring bedroom, living area and bathroom separated by cotton drapes, all elegantly furnished. A sun deck is ideal for watching passing bird life.
At the hotel
Personal batman (butler), Spa Tent offering massages, scrubs, facials and traditional henna art, well-stocked Lounge Tent, central outdoor fire pit. In rooms: free WiFi, king-size bed, sitting and dining area, rain shower and separate soaking tub.
Most Popular Tents
With soaring six-meter-high canopies, elegant interiors, sunken marble bath tubs and custom-made teak furniture, these tents are extremely luxurious. Creamy cotton curtains divide the enormous ‘rooms’ and a private entrance area where tea is served every morning. For added privacy, go for tent number one, which is set furthest away from the main camp.
The sparkling square pool echoes the region’s traditional step wells, ancient irrigation tanks with concentric steps on all sides. Take a dip and then flop onto a shaded sun-lounger.
With safaris, walking tours and camel rides on the menu a suitably robust pair of shoes and trousers are a must but you’ll want something a little more fashion-forward come sun downer time. Remember to add your camera to the kit bag and an extra memory card to hold all those safari snaps.
Entry and Safari Passes
Entry and safari passes for Ranthambore National Park are an additional US$75 each, plus taxes.
Children are welcome and cots are available free of charge for infants. US$60 a night (plus taxes) will cover a bed and all meals for the young ones aged six to 12; for child over-13 and above (including extra adults), US$125 (plus taxes) a night.
Beloved all over the world, Indian cuisine is renowned for its use of colorful, fragrant spices, its delicate layering of flavors and its balance between vegetarian and meat dishes. Using local family recipes passed down through the generations, our chefs also offer lighter variations of the classics and a range of international dishes, all of which can be tailored to suit individual tastes. Lit by flickering candles at night, the Dining Tent has one large communal table and several smaller settings, but dinner is just as often served outside beside the roaring fire. Traditional Rajasthani cuisine, inspired by the royal kitchens of the Mughal emperors, and continental dishes are available, and most meals are created using veggies and herbs grown in the camp’s own organic garden.
Afternoon G&Ts and post-dinner whiskies are poured in the Dining Tent and served around the fireplace.
Available around the clock with breakfasts, lunch, dinners and sweet treats delivered directly to your tent.
Centered around a bubbling fountain, the Spa Tent houses two double treatment rooms in which holistic therapies distilled from millennia of experience in the healing arts can be enjoyed. Multi-sensory journeys of traditional Ayurvedic wisdom are offered alongside massages, the gentle healing touch of Reiki and various scrubs, wraps and baths. Outdoor yoga sessions revitalize, and the lounger-lined pool is modeled on the area’s ancient step-wells.
Using a combination of long, symmetrical strokes to soothe the nervous system and warm oil to boost circulation, this traditional Ayurvedic treatment brings relaxation and deep therapeutic benefits to the whole body.
Yoga and meditation
Daily yoga and meditation sessions with the camp’s resident yoga specialist re-balance body and mind. Private sessions are offered in a range of styles at isolated spots within the Rajasthani wilderness.
Aman-i-Khás is closed from 1 June to 30 September each year.
Aman-i-Khás is situated near the Ranthambore National Park, in Sawai Madhopur in south-eastern Rajasthan. With their vast knowledge of Rajasthan’s wildlife, history and cultural traditions, Aman-i-Khas guides ensure deeply personal and enlightening adventure experiences, whether tiger spotting in Ranthambore National Park, exploring dramatic Khandar Fort, bird-watching in the lush Banas riverbed or taking a camel safari through villages on the park’s outskirts.
The nearest air hub is Jaipur International Airport (JAI)
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- Daily breakfast (Optional meal plans are available)
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- Sightseeing not listed in the itinerary
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