Anuraga-A Treehouse Resort, bears the distinction of having been the first commercial hotel in Ranthambore, Sawai Madhopur. Established in 1987, by the current owners, Anuraga soon grew to be one of the finest luxury hotels in Ranthambore. The property was built upon deemed land for the village temple dedicated to a local deity. The temple was shifted to a more Vaastu friendly location on the property and dedicated to the deity. What started off with a couple of rooms soon grew to be one of the most successful luxury hotels in Ranthambore. Such was the popularity of the place that it attracted foreign tourists, school groups, families, and even some of the best wildlife photographers in the country. The resort had 22 rooms by the time it closed for renovation. In the span of over two and a half decades of existence, the resort became a repository of tales from travelers who came from all across the world to visit the region. From the childless Italian couple who believe that it was the sacred grounds of the Anuraga which helped them to finally conceive, or the campers who spent nights on the grounds of the resort, or the families from Gujarat who spent holidays and festivals at the resort, even cooking their meals in the hotel kitchen, or the ancient fountain in white marble which traveled across the desert to find its final resting place at the entrance, each tale from the memoirs of Anuraga promises to keep you entranced with the historic past of this luxury hotel in Ranthambore.
If city life has got you drained out, then the greens of Shabri Farm and Dairy will surely revive and refresh your spirits. An enterprise which was started by Jaskaur Meena and her husband Shri Srilal Meena, almost a decade ago, the farm and dairy is spread across 20 acres of rolling greens. The farm has been named after another mythical tribal woman who was lauded by no other than the great god Ram himself, Shabri. The farm is a labour of love for the green thumbed owners, who have created a testimony to what can be achieved with agri-technology and organic farming, even in the arid sands of Rajasthan. Treehouse Anuraga creates special trips to the farm, where you can spend the better part of the day exploring this wonderful green place. Imagine an evening plucking fresh coriander and parsley leaves from the ground. Or helping your little ones pull out gourds, potatoes or beets from the ground. Spend some blissful moments admiring the love birds and doves in their pens, or simply sip a cup of tea and admire the greenery.
The Shabri Farm and Dairy is not just a great place to relax, but also an example of some of the most advanced farming techniques. From pioneering organic farming and usage of vermi-compost, to being the first people to bring the colourful gerbera flowers to the state, Jaskaur and her husband have indeed created a green paradise. Today the farm boasts of 30-40 ornamental plants, over ten varieties of fruit trees ranging from guavas, mangoes, lemons and jamun trees to over 21 types of vegetables ranging from the common to the exotic.
A short walk across the road is the dairy, which offers a delightful experience of spending time with the buffalos and cows including their little ones. The fascinating ritual of milking the cows and buffalos happens every evening and is a ‘must-see’ for the trip.
Ranthambore national park is one of the largest national parks in northern India. Known for the tigers this ranthambore park offers to see these animals in their natural jungle habitat. Tigers are spotted even in daytime. Several other wild animals which can be seen here are leopard, wild boar, sambar, hyena and chital. The Ranthambore national park is home to a wide variety of trees, plants, birds and reptiles, as well as one of the largest banyan trees in India. Undoubtedly Anuraga Treehouse, one of the finest Ranthambore Resorts awaits to delight you!