Seeking a serene place away from the gleaming city lights? Head towards the iconic Juna Mahal (Juna means old and Mahal means Palace) where the tranquil sceneries of Sawai Madhopur await you. The nature is at its best as the roads lead you through the majestic mountain ranges while the landscapes are coloured in the shades of green and golden.
Away from the hustle and bustle of city, amidst the bountiful nature where the soothing breeze embraces your cheeks and the moment you breathe out, you are calm and poised. This is the type of getaway one would definitely want to go for. As you take the road towards Rajasthan, Sawai Madhopur greets you with the lush green scenes that are captivating. Upon reaching there, all the weariness and the tiredness go away while the poise environment beholds you.
Sawai Madhopur is the home to major wildlife tourist attraction – Ranthambore National Park. The park was earlier used as a hunting ground by the Maharajas of Jaipur, but now it attracts a lot of tourists and wildlife enthusiasts and photographers. It is divided into 10 zones with each zone having one or two tigers. Jeep, canter or a gypsy can be used for the jungle safaris and if you are lucky enough, you might spot a tiger. A ride through the jungles of Ranthambore keeps you always on your toes so as to spot the tiger meanwhile the stupendous spectacles are totally breathtaking.
Nestled among the solace of Ranthambore striking a perfect balance with nature is the Juna Mahal. It is the only boutique property in Ranthambore that is based on the concepts of “green building model”. Designed using the recycled material in an ecofriendly way, it has got all the modern amenities to make your stay comfortable while the property reflects its heritage character. Juna Mahal stands facing the Aravalli range while at the same time it is backed by the Vindhayanchal and the Chambal range. As you enter, the guests are greeted with a refreshing welcome drink to revitalise. The ceiling of the lobby depicts a scene from the national park made by a local artisan that also captures the majestic tiger.
Situated deep down the lane disconnecting from the jam-packed roads, Juna Mahal is truly a beauty in itself. The antique furniture amalgamated with low ceiling rooms and dimmed lights are completely pacifying. Views offered from the lobby are picturesque feeling as if sitting in the lap of nature. The architecture is a fusion of traditional design and grandeur of a haveli, the old school wooden tailored pillars mixed with stone work and adorned with textured walls. The experience is enhanced with the amicable hospitality when the authentic local cuisine delicacies taste divine. Subtle design of the property is enough to unwind and isolate you.
Juna Mahal has a range of options to choose from such as deluxe rooms, suites and villas each offering a totally different experience. Also, you can enjoy swimming in the pool area amidst the panoramic view of mountains. It has special space for MICE offerings as well as a separate lawn along the pool where special arrangements for party can be made. Apart from this, there is gamut of activities to be enjoyed – a drive down the lane to nearby villages is altogether different experience. Villagers always have some tales to narrate that have been carried down since ages, be it related to the tigers of Ranthambore or the kings and queens of the royal state, these are much fun. Besides, the vibrant place has so much to explore and so much to be experienced as it remains untouched from the pomp and show of city skies. It is an immersive experience that cannot be explained.