Let’s return to nature. Let’s fulfill our childhood fantasy. Let’s live in a tree house.
By Khushboo Sikawat
Green around, blue above and freshness everywhere; a stay in a tree house is a perfect hideaway, don’t you think? It is like coming back home; to nature.
Here are the top 5 tree houses in India that you must explore.
1. The Machan
A perfect escape from the chaos of the city; The Machan offers a choice of unique tree houses. Nestled at 3,300 feet, amidst a private tropical forest near Lonavala, it provides spectacular vistas of valleys and lush green trees.
Interesting fact: The Machan generates all its energy from renewable resources (solar and wind).
Location: Lonavala, Maharashtra
2. Vythiri Resort
This resort, a magnificent melange of nature and grandeur is located in Wayanad. Snuggled beneath a canopy of lush tropical forest, Vythiri happens to be a beautiful jungle getaway. It has five tree houses (including a child-friendly one), spanning from 35-feet to 80-feet off the ground.
Interesting fact: Vythiri Resort was built by the local tribal community, utilising locally sourced materials.
Location: Lakkidi P.O, Wayanad, Kerala
3. Tranquil Resort
Tranquil Resort, situated in Wayanad, makes for a blissful, cosy stay. It has two tree houses with seven spacious rooms. The resort is surrounded by abundant greenery; look around and feel rejuvenated instantly.
Interesting fact: Tranquil Resort is set on a 400-acre coffee and spice estate.
Location: Wayanad, Kerala
4. Tree House Hideaway
Blend the happiness of staying in a tree house with the thrill of spotting tigers in the jungle on a jeep safari through Bandhavgarh. Perched in 21-acres of woodland adjacent to Bandhavgarh National Park, Tree House Hideaway offers a unique jungle-living experience.
Interesting fact: It has five tree houses built on five different trees – Mahua, Tendu, Peepal, Banyan and Palash.
Location: Village Vijarhia, Bandhavgarh, Umaria, Tala, Madhya Pradesh
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5. The Tree House Resort
Set atop Keekar trees in the foothills of Syari Valley, The Tree House Resort offers a splendid view of the Aravalli Mountains. Its 5-room tree houses are counted among the largest in the world.
Interesting fact: Each tree house is named after a local bird found in the area.
Location: 35th Kilometer stone, NH-8, Jaipur, Rajasthan
Made up your mind to stay in a tree house already? Tell us which one is your choice of nest in the comments section below.
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