Kipling Camp, Kanha

Kipling Camp a Jungle Lodge that was established in 1990 on the edge of Kanha Tiger Reserve (Village Mocha near Kisli Gate) in Madhya Pradesh. The camp is open to naturalists, conservationists and those who wish to relax in idyllic surroundings. It is also the home of TARA, the much-loved elephant who starred in Mark Shand's best selling epic "My Travels on an Elephant". Kipling Camp is a simple and comfortable Forest Lodge with an excellent cuisine and bar.

In order to ensure good sightings of tiger and other wildlife, a stay of at least 3 nights is recommended. Visitors are taken out by open four-wheel drive vehicles to see and photograph wildlife at dawn and in the afternoon picnics and bird walks are arranged.


Kipling Camp has cottages with 24 comfortable double rooms, all with attached bathrooms. There is electricity and excellent home cooking.

How to Get there

There are daily flights to Nagpur & Jabalpur from Delhi & Mumbai(Bombay), & from Kolkata(Calcutta), Chennai(Madras) & Hyderabad.

There are also daily express trains from Delhi, Bombay, Madras & Calcutta to Jabalpur, (a 4 hour, 160 km. drive) Nagpur, (a 7 hour, 260 & Bilaspur, (a 6 hour, 240

Transport at actual cost from airport or railhead can be arranged at extra costs.

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