It is a unique experience to stay in a colonial style dak bungalow. The dak bunglow were used as accommodation by the postal staff as well as officers on a visit in contemporary language they are known as rest houses.
Tala Camp is a house with old British architecture which was once very popular in India and still is. That is what Tala Camp is all about the old accommodation gives a feel of how the British lived during the Raj.
These old houses where favorite resting grounds for hunters, wild lifers and conservationists. Even now people of repute prefer these places whence they visit remote locations like Bandhavgarh National Park in Central India.
Owned by Mr.Deepak Talan a writer conservationist of repute he now provides naturalists services as well. The house is run more like a home stay with just five rooms.
These rooms are well appointed though architecture remains the same. Equipped with modern amenities including air conditions the feel is that of the grandeur of old times of the Raj in modern comfort.
The dining hall serves the meals but you can eat in the verandah as well. Bush dinners are also arranged and so are the picnic lunches.
Open camp fire place is where the tiger tales are narrated with aplomb by the naturalists. For more inquisitive a well stocked library is of immense help.
Camping facilities are also provided to those who wish to pitch their tents in the open spaces.
The Camp organizes tiger safaris in company of an English speaking naturalist in the park. In the free time bird walks or nature trips are conducted. For the culturally inclined village tours can be organized.