Forsyth Lodge, Satpura National Park India, Madhya Pradesh
With its comfortable cottages and friendly staff, Forsyth provides a lovely base from which to explore the beauty and wildlife of Satpura National Park. Your days will always be exciting here as you can embark on a variety of different safaris, from the usual jeep safari to canoeing and boating safaris down the Denwa River. You can also head out on foot with your naturalist guide through the core area of the park, as well at night, drive through the buffer zone to spot nocturnal animals. Staff and naturalists are known to be exceptionally warm and knowledgeable, making your safari experiences all the more special.
Forsyth aims to provide intimate connections with local communities and wildlife. They do so through their sustainable operations, promotion of local businesses and forms of restoration; they have a positive impact on both the cultural and natural heritage of the region.
Sit out in the evenings with a drink and share your stories with other guests and staff as deliciously fresh local food is served. You can dine in a new spot every night, from the dining room to under the stars and in the forest. There is also a great bar with lovely views where you can unwind with a drink after a day of adventures.
Cottages have a natural, earthy feel, are comfortable and air-conditioned with a small verandah area. Some bedrooms on the second level are open, with the bed covered by a mosquito net, giving you the feeling as though you’re sleeping right amongst the forest.
Overall, Forsyth is a wonderful and welcoming Lodge from which to explore the national park in an array of exciting ways with their knowledgeable naturalists.
Eco/Adventure - This category covers gorgeous lodges in the jungle, comfortable safari camps and dreamy, but simple, beach cabanas. These places defy conventional categorisation: what is communing with nature to one person may be terrifying bugs to another! Many of these places are very comfortable and the service generally of a very high level - but please read the website review carefully and/or talk to us and be sure to have understood what you are letting yourselves in for!