Corbett Machaan Resort is the best option for people who are looking for a place located inside the jungle. Yes Corbett Machaan Resort is located in teda village which is in the prime forest area. The resort is surrounded by forest from all the sides, and has good movement of wild life. The view from Corbett Machaan Resort is magical.
As the name suggests Corbett Machaan Resort has a sit-out machaan located on the periphery of forest. A two level structure which offers a spectacular view of the jungle from Corbett Machaan Resort itself. The first floor is covered with a roof and is a ideal place to sit if it is raining or sunny, but on all other occasions we would suggest you to sit on the second floor and enjoy the panoramic view of pristine forest. The machaan is a unique feature in Corbett Machaan Resort and the evenings spent on the machaan are memorable.
Corbett Machaan Resort is located on the borders of a village called Teda. The village is in the middle of a sitavani forest range. Deer are a regular visitors to the resort, one can spot many deer and some other wildlife near the resort at evenings regularly. As the resort is constructed on a very eco-friendly approach and has got many varieties of tress in the resort, Corbett Machaan Resort is also home to many species of birds. During the day time you will be able to see and hear many varieties of birds in the resort area itself.
Corbett Machaan Resort offers a lot of activities apart from the regular activities like swimming, indoor and outdoor games. There is a in-house adventure sports facility in Corbett Machaan Resort.Some of the activities offered at the adventure park are Rappelling, Rock Climbing, Burma Bridge, Giant Swing etc. The adventure park is located right next to the property. Corbett Machaan Resort also offers many interesting activities like Nature Walk, Live Singer, Wildlife Movie Show, Bonfire.
Corbett Machaan Resort's nature walk is one of the main attraction , because of the location of the resort. While on a nature walk you get the feel of the local jungle and village as well. It's like a nature walk combined with village tour. On the nature walk conducted by Corbett Machaan Resort we cross fields, small streams, small patch of forests, small tea stalls and not to miss the mud houses made by the local villagers. The guests get a personalised feel as the nature walk conducted by Corbett Machaan Resort also gives a personal guide who explains about the flora & Fauna of the surrounding jungles and also gives a brief intro of the local culture.
The activities like Live Singer, Wildlife movie show and bonfire at Corbett Machaan Resort are unique too. Not many resorts offer so many activities at such reasonable rates in Jim Corbett National Park. Every alternate evening there is a live singer and guitarist at Corbett Machaan Resort, and wildlife movie show is conducted the next day. Both Wildlife movie show and live singer programmes are for 2 hours approx. If weather permits then both the activities of wildlife movie and live guitarist are accompanied by Bonfire at Corbett Machaan Resort. This is another unique thing about the resort, like every other service the resort does not hesitates in providing complimentary bonfire. Many resorts charge inappropriate amounts for bonfire but that is not the case in Corbett Machaan Resort.
The wildlife movie show here is a must attend activity, as I mentioned earlier the resort runs on a very nature friendly approach, one of the motives of Corbett Machaan Resort is environmental education of the guests. The wildlife movie show is divided broadly into two parts, the first is a documentary on the life of Sir James Edward Corbett or Jim Corbett, how he operated and brought down man killing carnivores of his time, the other part of the documentary run at Corbett Machaan resort consists of videos of Jim Corbett National Park, which gives out valuable pieces of info about the National Park.
Corbett Machaan Resort has two categories of rooms-
There are 10 luxury cottages in Corbett Machaan Resort, all cottages are of the same size and same interiors. The rustic interiors of the cottages gives a taste of the local architecture along with modern facilities. All cottages at Corbett Machaan Resort are equipped with air-conditioners, tea coffee makers and water heaters. All cottages have attached toilets.
The major difference between the villas and cottages at Corbett Machaan Resort is the size of the villa is bit bigger then the cottages. There is a change in the interiors of the villa too, but that is not a factor of big concern. Other thing apart from size is that the washrooms of Villa are made in different style. Villas of Corbett Machaan Resort also has a private sit-out area. All other amenities in in villa and cottages are same.