Serenity Jungle Retreat

What makes us different is our inherent passion for wildlife and nature & belief that we can make a difference. We are working tirelessly in setting high standards for responsible travel, integrating with the locals and ensuring that every guest which comes our way goes back as an ambassador for wildlife & conservation.

Rajeev  Bali

His excellence as a Managing Consultant is a reward for more than 40 years of experience in the Hospitality Industry. A compassionate and diligent leader. Rajeev decided to conjugate his love for nature and passion for Hospitality by rendering his expertise to management of various properties across the country. He has previously worked with widely known brands like Pugdundee Safari, Tuli Group of Hotels, Welcomgroup, the Taj Group. He is a gem for Camp Fire Hotels & Resorts. And is presently Managing Aranyak Resort and Serenity Jungle Retreat – Kanha.,

 Rishi Bhatt

Rishi is a go-getter and everything interests him. He realized his true calling and left behind the cushy comforts of luxury to peruse his love for wildlife and the jungles. He has a lawyer at Umaria (MP) with excellent run business, before he decided to change gears and move to Camp Fire Hotels & Resorts as a Lodge Manager. He currently spearheads the operations for Serenity Jungle Retreat – Kanha .

The Camp Fire Hotels & Resorts have promoted him to a Director, and is also handling Aranyak Resort – Bandhavgarh

Venkatakrishnan  – General Manager

Originally from Chennai, has recently joined Serenity Jungle Retreat as General Manager., but his wildlife and hospitality experience  spans over 20 years. He has worked in multiple roles such as managing wildlife lodges, and has also led many wildlife  tours specially in Southern India , namely ; Kabini ( Karnataka ) ; Bandipur ; Tadoba ( Maharashtra ). . A keen birder himself, it is his passion for wildlife & nature that made him choose the life in the jungles.

Kishore  Yadav

Kishore hails from a small village on the fringes of Kanha National Park. He grew up with the Tigers, monkeys and other wild animals since the age of 15. He refers the animals as his friends and good neighbours.  He is nick named as Sonu. He has assisted several organizations like WWI. Also participated in camera trapping, tiger monitoring and patrolling within the Kanha National Park. His expertise ,local knowledge and skills  have been amply noticed and awarded.