Going on safari is one of my favourite experiences. I just can’t wait to get out there in search of whatever my expert naturalist can find for me. One summer, I had the great pleasure of staying in Ranthambore National Park in Rajasthan at one of our favourite lodges, SUJÃN Sher Bagh, in search of the marvellous Bengal Tiger.
Owner, Jaisal and his family have been working with tigers through filming, monitoring, researching and creating awareness about these majestic cats in Ranthambhore for generations. Today, Jaisal and Anjali have since continued the family’s legacy of tiger conservation through the creation of SUJÃN Sher Bagh. For every guest who visits, a conservation contribution is directly fed into a fund with which they then provide financial support and resources to their conservation partners.
We arrived at SUJÃN Sher Bagh in the late afternoon, greeted by a cooling welcome drink after a long drive. Immediately we felt relaxed as the charming team came and introduced themselves, eager to show us around. The tents are spacious and very comfortable but the feel is a lot more laid back with a natural vibe in comparison to the impossibly glamorous neighbouring Aman-i-Khas. Personally, I much prefer to be in slightly more characterful accommodation when on safari because it makes the overall feeling more authentic and, I think, more exciting.