They say, “The greatest legacy we can leave for our children is happy memories.”
Well, truly memories, no matter how big or small they are, they last for a lifetime. As a matter of fact, the best part about travelling is that we have nothing to lose but a world at our disposal to see and explore. A family holiday becomes a wholesome experience when planned amidst dense forests like of Sal, Kachnar & Kusum trees, the sighting of the untamed free-spirited wildlife, the freshness in the air and everything else taken care of. Checking-in The Golden Tusk Resort in Jim Corbett National Park construes to a family vacation experience of exactly the same fashion.
The Golden Tusk Resort is tucked in Dhela village of Ramnagar. Ramnagar is roughly 265 km. from New Delhi and only 65 km. from Nainital. The ‘Dhela’ zone is the most recently opened zone from the tiger reserve for public safari tours in Jim Corbett area. Safari permit is required here before venturing into the jungle. For the same guided tours and jeeps are available too. 15 jeeps can enter in one shift. The zone is open for day-safari almost throughout the year. The zone has mix topography which is rich in terms of both the variety of plants and animals that can be seen here. Adding to this, the area is also home to several vivid species of birds. After all, there is nothing better than waking up with the ecstatic chirping of birds and ending the day with their hurried chirps!
As one drives-in the property a plush lobby with its entry decorated with Rakhi Bel welcomes you. The resort is a seven-year-old property with Indian and exotic trees beautifying the 9-Acre space. The back area of the resort opens up to the jungle area while the front area opens to lush fields.
The spa at The Golden Tusk Resort has a jacuzzi for the guests to enjoy a relaxation session and of course, they offer a wide variety of single and couple massage therapies. There are dedicated rooms for kids recreational activities like pebble painting & movie screening, indoor games, gymnasium and more. A full-service dedicated bar named ‘Gin Tree’ is under renovation and coming up very soon.
Talking about restaurants, The Golden Tusk resort, has a huge restaurant which is functional during all meal services.
There are two swimming pools for adults. Alongside there are splash pools for kids for sweeping them off the floor straight into the water for some cool fun activities.
A conference hall is also in place for corporate events and personal functions. Plus there is quite a bit of open area for accommodating a bigger crowd. Just near the entry point of the resort, there is parking for car and bus. For adding an extra dose of adventure while staying in the resort also has carefully planned adventure activities like Flying Fox and more for kids. There is also a garden for kids to run around and have fun on slides etc. A basketball court is also in place.
Despite such heavy plantation inside the resort, the place remains spic and span.
Rooms at a Glance:
For staying there are a variety of options to select from, as per the requirements the rooms are available from luxurious suites to comfy villas for families. In addition, The Golden Tusk Resort also have Swiss tents for the people seeking the tent staycation experience. The rooms are spacious and come with TV, Telephone, A.C., Kettle, Mini Bar, Toiletries and more in place for a luxurious stay. The rooms are noise-free and well maintained. To prevent water wastage instead of bathtubs most rooms have a shower facility. Rooms for drivers and maids are also available. Further, there is a waiting room given on request and subject to availability to guests who do early check-ins or want to keep their luggage after checkout. Quite thoughtful indeed!
Food at The Golden Tusk Resort in Jim Corbett Area:
Usually, the food for all three meals of the day is included in the room charges. Delectable vegetarian and non-vegetarian food of vivid cuisines is dished out time and again in the fine-dine restaurant. Mostly buffet is available with meals starting right from soups and salads an ending with desserts. Guests can also opt to order ala-carte. For kids, there are generally at least two variations of food options available during all meal services.
The food can be enjoyed in the inner covered portion of the restaurant or the open air area. People can also enjoy a romantic poolside candlelight dinner. Alcohol is served on request. Depending on the weather conditions, the tea stall is made functional for evening tea session so that the guests enjoy the tea while sitting in the garden.
Activities To Do:
- Enjoy a Spa
- Hit the Swimming Pool
- Enjoy an evening bonfire with live music and songs.
- Indulge in Indoor & Outdoor Sports.
- Indulge in early morning & evening walks.
- Be a kid again and enjoy activities with kids like pebble painting etc.
- Laze around in a hammock by the poolside.
- Set your kids in adventure mood with the adventure activities.
A few tips if you are visiting The Golden Tusk Resort:
- Tiger Suite and Villa Grande are the best and spacious rooms for reservation.
- Don’t venture outside the resort on foot after sunset to avoid wild animal encounters.
- Coming here and not getting soaked in the swimming pool is a crime (just kidding), so bring your swimming costumes and proper safety gear for kids.
- For those who are interested in bird and animal watching bringing binoculars is a good idea.
As one enters the reception area, a welcome drink is served to refreshen body, mind and soul. The staff is sincere and hardworking. 24×7 room service is available. Airport/ Railway Station transfer, Gypsy ride, Village Walk, Bird Watching Tour etc. are available on request.
The Golden Tusk Resort in Jim Corbett area finds its uniqueness as it is a family-centric resort where kids and adults can have fun equally. They have some meticulously planned activities for kids and adults. Overall, it is a great choice when it comes to planning a family vacation at the Jim Corbett national park area.
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