The Oberoi Vanyavilas Ranthambore – A Luxury Resort in Jungle
Oberoi Vanyavilas is a luxury jungle camp into the rugged jungle from the entrance to the Ranthambore National park. It offers 25 luxurious furnished air-conditioned tents which are spread over 20 acres and reflects the majestic caravans of Maharajas. It contains an outside deck for sunbathing, spacious tents featuring private gardens, separate showers and freestanding baths.
Vanyavilas means Jungle Lodge which is a perfect base for exploring the Ranthambore Jungle in the search of Majestic tigers. It is decorated with antique rugs, polished marble floors and huge flower vases. The main restaurant offers indoor and outdoor dining on the property.
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Unique Luxury Tents in the Heart of Tiger Territory
Unique luxury tents at Oberoi Vanyavilas is the best way to spend your day in the tiger territory. It just takes 10 minutes to reach this place from Ranthambore Tiger Reserve. Each tent is surrounded by a mud wall for privacy and after stepping into the tent you may feel like stepping back into the times of dark wood furnishings.
The tents also include all the modern facilities like high-speed internet, butler service, air-conditioners, minibar and pillow menus for maximizing comforts. The bathroom is equipped with a large self-contained bathtub and separate shower cubicle and provides essential toiletries and bathrobes.
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Activities inside Oberoi Vanyavilas
Activities include the exploration of National park and visiting the famous historical places like Gilai Sagar for bird watching, Ranthambhore Fort, Sultanpur ki Kui for watching the sloth bears during the fruiting season, Rajbagh Lake filled with sambar deer, lotus-eaters, marsh crocodiles and chital, Fort of khandar. On sight activities include spa treatment and swimming pool which comes with an additional cost.
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Style and Character
Oberoi Vanyavilas is an Indian style design which reflects a high-class. The entire location is covered with harmonious lily ponds and lush gardens. Authentic torches are used to lit the pathway which gives a luxurious experience. The sunlit courtyard in the center of Oberoi resembles an elegant Indian Rajasthani house.
Oberoi Vanyavilas in Ranthambore, Voted as 16th Best in The List of Top 100 Hotels in the World
Oberoi Vanya Vilas is the 3rd best resort in Asia and 16th in the world. It is perfectly blended with the destination and also offers world-class comforts and services. It is an apple of the reader’s eye who had voted for it.
A survey had been conducted by the US magazine to list out the 100 best hotels in the world which include travel and leisure. The readers had classified them based on the food, service, location, hotel facilities and overall value.
To everyone surprise, only 17 hotels were in the city and the remaining were out of the town in a place of relaxation. Travellers from all around the world had taken up the chance of voting and making this resort stand in the 16th position. It is also achieved the 3rd position in the list of ‘The 10 Best Resort Hotels in Asia’.
Oberoi Vanyavilas is an ancient resort, located near the Ranthambhore forest. This is an oasis of 25 luxury tents that are provided with personal servants at guest services. Flanked by the lush greenery of fragrant flora, the resort gravel path is decorated with torch lights that reach guests to experience unparalleled luxury and lifestyle.
Oberoi Vanya Vilas offers world-class facilities like a personal butler, high-speed internet connection, Air-conditioned rooms, Personal bar which is fully-stocked, LCD TV, telephone. A luxurious swimming pool offers the guest cool off during the day time. Ayurvedic Spa treatment helps the guest to enjoy treatments which are combined with oils, Ayurvedic herbs and massages. Guests can take advantage of the nearby fitness facilities which include a variety of cardio machines and heavy equipment.
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The tents in Oberoi’s Vanya Vilas is located in clusters which allows the privacy to the guests and is more convenient for families or groups which are close to each other. The luxury tent features a golden tiger print rug, four-poster canopy bed and polished wooden floorboards. Guests stay in luxury tents that cover the resort landscape. These elegant tents represent sanctuaries where caravans will rest in the Rajasthani desert during the Maharajas period.
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Where Would you Like to Dine?
Oberoi Vanyavilas offers an exclusive dining experience for an additional price. You can choose to dine on the edge of a romantic lake, various lily ponds, or in the mango garden. Every experience will provide authentic special dishes and traditional Indian musicians.
Oberoi had bar service, daily special serves include pan-Indian meals and authentic Rajasthani dishes and winters are more special with an open wood fireplace.
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Value for Money
Double rooms will be at a cost of $737 which includes breakfast as well. Wi-Fi will be charged $4.47 per hour.
Access for Guests with Disabilities?
There will be accessible for guests with disabilities, one large tent with a wider door and a bathroom with a bath seat is available here.
Oberoi Vanyavilas is family-friendly, Kids who are under 8 years will not be charged and can share with their parents.
Oberoi Vanyavilas, Ranthambhore is located at the border of Ranthambhore Tiger Reserve. Oberoi Vanyavilas Ranthambhore is 12 km from Ranthambhore Fort and 11 km from Jogi Mahal. Jaipur and Sanghaner Airport are 180 km from the resort. Oberoi stretches for twenty acres and is filled with parks, forests and wildlife.
When to Go?
Summer in Rajasthan will be from April to June which is the hottest season. Rajasthan is the desert state and it is good if you avoid summers. Ranthambhore Tiger Reserve will be open from 1st October to 30th June. Hence, it is good to visit Oberoi Vanyavilas from October to November as there will be no rainfall in Rajasthan or from December to March.
How to Get There?
The Oberoi Vanyavilas Ranthambore Hotel is located on Ranthambore road, Sawai Madhopur, Ranthambore.
It takes around 3 and a half hours to reach the hotel from Jaipur by road.
There are 3 regular trains from Delhi which are named as August Kranti departures at 16:55 hrs, Jan Shatabdi which departures at 13:15 hrs and Golden temple mail which departures at 7:30 hrs. If you want to take ride on luxury trains like Palace on Wheels, it is the best way to reach the Ranthambore.
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Delhi is the best place to depart and is well connected with all the major airports in the country. From Delhi, one can reach Jaipur and it takes 3 hours and 30 minutes from Jaipur airport to reach Oberoi VanyaVilas.
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