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Chhatra Sagar, Nimaj
Why we like it
- The perfect oasis from the hustle and bustle of India
- Luxurious tented camp
- Village tours to see local craftsmen
- Lake side view
- Amazing birdlife
Chhatra Sagar is a birdwatcher's paradise.
Once we arrived in India the staff were fabulous, they were very professional and friendly and did everything in their power to ensure that we had a wonderful time . I cannot speak highly enough of the reps who met us at the airport and hotels who handled our hotel and flight check ins making our travels completely stress free.
- JC, Herts
Chhatra Sagar is located in a tranquil corner of Rajasthan, beside a serene reservoir. An ornithologist's paradise, bird-watching tours are arranged by the camp, as are ventures to watch local craftsmen, farmers and villagers going about their daily life. The attention to detail is impeccable, with exemplary service highlighted by personal touches and respect for privacy. All tents overlook the lake and are beautifully furnished with locally made furniture. Food at Chhatra Sagar is authentic and delicious, with produce sourced from nearby farms used in traditional recipes. The hilltop behind the camp is a delightful place to enjoy a drink overlooking the surrounding countryside. Simple, authentic and peaceful, the camp is a soothing place to relax on a tour of Rajasthan.
Best time to be there
From October to March the weather is refreshingly cool with minimal rainfall in most places. India's main festivals also take place during this time, such as the Pushkar Fair in Rajasthan, the Republic Day of India and Holi, the festival of colours.
8 hours 20 minutes non-stop
GMT +5 1/2 hours
Required for UK passport holders
Yellow fever certificate if arriving from an endemic area
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