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Oberoi Experiences

Spread across twenty acres of lush, landscaped garden, and located close to Ranthambhore National Park and Tiger Reserve, The Oberoi Vanyavilas is an excellent base from which to explore the territory of the majestic Royal Bengal tiger. For a truly unforgettable stay, enjoy an exciting jungle safari, then return to the hotel and indulge in an exclusive Oberoi dining experience, an elaborate spa ritual or a guided walk around our grounds.

The Oberoi Vanyavilas

  • A Perfect Day in the Jungle in Ranthambhore

    A Perfect Day in the Jungle

  • Chambal River Safari

    Chambal River Safari

  • Romance of Vanyavilas

    Romance of Vanyavilas

  • Dine under the Stars in Ranthambhore

    Dine under the Stars

  • Dine by the Lake in Ranthambhore

    Dine by the Lake

  • Dinner at The Mango Orchard in Ranthambhore

    Dinner at the Mango Orchard

  • Cooking with the Masters

    Cooking with the Masters

  • Sundowners at the Observation Tower in Ranthambhore

    Sundowners at the Observation Tower

  • A Glorious Morning in Ranthambhore

    A Glorious Morning

  • Trail of Wellbeing

    Trail of Wellbeing

  • Painting The Town Red in Ranthambhore

    Painting the Town Red

  • Private Yoga Session in Ranthambhore

    Private Yoga Session

  • Visit to Dhonk Craft in Ranthambhore

    Visit to Dhonk Craft

  • Wildlife Presentation in Ranthambhore

    Wildlife Presentation

  • Star Gazing in Ranthambhore

    Star Gazing

  • Art Walk in Ranthambhore

    Art Walk

  • Nature Walk in Ranthambhore

    Nature Walk

  • Traditional Art and Craft Experience in Ranthambhore

    Traditional Art and Craft Experience

  • Taste of India in Ranthambhore

    Taste of India

  • Spice Talk in Ranthambhore

    Spice Talk

  • Explore the Gardens in Ranthambhore

    Explore the Gardens

  • Junior Chef in Ranthambhore

    Junior Chef

  • Camel Cart Ride in Ranthambhore

    Camel Cart Ride

  • Make Your Own Pot

    Make Your Own Pot

  • Puppet Show in Ranthambhore

    Puppet Show

  • Block Printing in Ranthambhore

    Block Printing

  • Treasure Hunt in Ranthambhore

    Treasure Hunt

  • Young Hoteliers' Programme in Ranthambhore

    Young Hoteliers' Programme

  • Young Naturalist in Ranthambhore

    Young Naturalist

  • Little Picasso in Ranthambhore

    Little Picasso

  • Little Bartender in Ranthambhore

    Little Bartender

  • Natural Handicrafts in Ranthambhore

    Natural Handicrafts

  • Tree Planting for Children in Ranthambhore

    Tree Planting for Children

A Perfect Day in the Jungle

A Perfect Day in the Jungle in Ranthambhore

A Perfect Day in the Jungle begins with an exciting early morning ride in a private SUV to the magnificent UNESCO world heritage site of Ranthambhore Fort. The fort, which is nearly one thousand years old, offers dramatic views of the lakes and surrounding forest. Back at the hotel, guests can savour a lavish al fresco breakfast beside our mango orchard and lily pond. The rest of the day will be spent enjoying luxury treatments in our spa, sunset views and champagne at the top of our observation tower, and a lavish private dinner served at our romantic amphitheatre.

Duration: Full day
Price: INR 80,000 per couple

All applicable taxes are extra

Chambal River Safari

Chambal River Safari in Ranthambhore

A unique opportunity to spot India's critically endangered crocodilian, the Gharial, in its natural habitat, the Chambal River. Characterised by its long thin jaws, which have naturally evolved over time to suit its predominantly fish diet, the Gharial is one of the largest living crocodilians, with males growing up to 6 metres long. The Chambal River, approximately one hour's drive from The Oberoi Vanyavilas, is home to the country's largest population of this species.

Combine Chambal River Safari with Romance of Vanyavilas, for the ultimate Oberoi experience.

Duration: Approximately 4 hours, includes 1.5 hours on board the boat.
Price: INR 25,000 for up to 4 guests. Includes return transfers and a picnic lunch on the riverbank.

Including all taxes.

Romance of Vanyavilas

Romantic of Vanyavilas

This rejuvenating spa ritual for couples uses Ayurvedic techniques to relieve tension and stimulate marma points (concentrated energy centres) around the body.

The experience begins with a full body massage, using a heated poultice packed with Ayurvedic herbs, soaked in therapeutic oil. This is followed by a massage of the face, and a traditional Indian head massage of the scalp, neck and shoulders. The experience concludes with a signature Oberoi dhara, which stimulates the third eye and promotes a profound sense of oneness and wellbeing.

Combine Romance of Vanyavilas with Dine under the Stars, for the ultimate Oberoi experience.

Duration: 3 hours
Price: INR 30,000 per couple

All applicable taxes are extra

Dine under the Stars

Dine under the Stars in Ranthambhore

Reflected in the tranquil waters of our beautiful lily pond, the ambient light of glowing mashaals (traditional fire torches), tiny candles and the twinkling night sky make our amphitheatre a spectacular location for a romantic dinner. At a private table for two, entertained by traditional folk musicians, guests can savour delicacies from our international restaurant cartes, or enjoy bespoke dishes especially designed by our chefs for the occasion.

Combine Dine under the Stars with Romance of Vanyavilas, for the ultimate Oberoi experience.

Price: INR 30,000 per couple

All applicable taxes are extra

Note: Live traditional folk dance can be arranged at extra charge.

Dine by the Lake

Dine by the Lake in Ranthambhore

Charm a loved one with a private dinner at the heart of our natural amphitheatre. Guests are invited to take centre stage for an exquisite private dinner in the most romantic dining venue at The Oberoi Vanyavilas. Soothed by the sound of flowing water and softly lit by candles, guests can savour a Royal Rajasthani Thali specially curated by our masterchefs for the occasion.

Combine Dine by the Lake with Romance of Vanyavilas, for the ultimate Oberoi experience.

Price: INR 35,000 per couple

All applicable taxes are extra

Dinner at the Mango Orchard

Dinner at The Mango Orchard at The Oberoi Vanyavilas, Ranthambhore

Secreted within verdant mango trees and hung with traditional lanterns is an intimate private dining space, perfect for romantic dining. Guests can enjoy live, traditional folk music while savouring delicacies from our restaurant carte, or bespoke dishes especially designed by our chefs for the occasion.

Note: Live traditional folk dance can be arranged at extra cost.

Combine Dinner at The Mango Orchard with Romance of Vanyavilas, for the ultimate Oberoi experience.

Price: INR 25,000 per couple

All applicable taxes are extra

Cooking with the Masters

Cooking with the Masters at The Oberoi Vanyavilas, Ranthambhore

Discover the secrets of Indian cuisine in an exclusive lunchtime cooking class with one of our master chefs. Guests will learn how to discern and blend spices used in a variety of delectable North Indian and local Rajasthani dishes, before being served a bespoke lunchtime menu specially designed to suit their palate.

Note: This experience includes a tour of the kitchen garden between November and March

Combine Cooking with the Masters with Romance of Vanyavilas, for the ultimate Oberoi experience.

Duration: 1 hour class, followed by lunch
Price: INR 4,000 per person, includes lunch

All applicable taxes are extra

Sundowners at the Observation Tower

Sundowners at the Observation Tower in Ranthambhore

Couples can enjoy an inimitably romantic sunset experience at the top of our observation tower. Caressed by the warm evening breeze, with views across our grounds and the surrounding jungle, guests can sip champagne accompanied by delectable canapés prepared especially for the occasion.

Combine Sundowners at the Observation Tower with Romance of Vanyavilas, for the ultimate Oberoi experience.

Price: INR 12,000 per couple

All applicable taxes are extra

Glorious Morning

A Glorious Morning in Ranthambhore

Enjoy an exhilarating dawn ride to the UNESCO world heritage site of Ranthambhore Fort in an open jeep. Experience a guided historical tour of the fort, followed by a visit to the local Ganesha temple. Conclude A Glorious Morning experience with a sumptuous al fresco breakfast in the restaurant garden.

Combine a Glorious Morning with Romance of Vanyavilas, for the ultimate Oberoi experience

Duration: 4 hours, from 7 am
Price: INR 15,000 per couple

All applicable taxes are extra

Trail of Wellbeing

Trail Of Well Being in Ranthambhore

Welcome the morning with a gentle walk around our gardens with a horticulturist, followed by herbal tea with our yogacharya who will explain healthy yogic morning practices. Guests will be enchanted by our delightful woods, where they can plant their own sapling, and our magnificent Observation Tower that offers views of our grounds and the surrounding jungle. Moving on to our herb garden, a chef will help guests choose fresh ingredients for their breakfast in our beautiful mango orchard.

Combine a Trail of Wellbeing with Romance of Vanyavilas, for the ultimate Oberoi experience.

Duration: 2 hours
Price: INR 12,000 per couple

All applicable taxes are extra

Painting the Town Red

Painting The Town Red in Ranthambhore

Guests can explore the charming town of Sawai Madhopur with a guided tour through the colourful lanes of the old city market. From here, guests can ride in an open jeep to a local handicraft centre, where artisans will help them create personalised items, before heading back to The Oberoi Vanyavilas for a delightful culinary tour of Indian herbs and spices with our chef.

Combine Painting the Town Red with Dine Under the Stars, for the ultimate Oberoi experience.

Duration: 4 hours
Price: INR 7,000 per couple

All applicable taxes are extra

Private Yoga Session

Private Yoga Session in Ranthambhore

Experience the true art of India in a private yoga session at The Oberoi Vanyavilas. According to individual needs, our expert instructors will teach breathing and meditation techniques, stretching, yoga postures and Sanskrit mantras that help rejuvenate the body and mind.

Combine a Private Yoga Session with Romance of Vanyavilas, for the ultimate Oberoi experience.

Duration: 1 hour
Price: INR 3,000 per person

All applicable taxes are extra

Visit to Dhonk Craft

Visit to Dhonk Craft in Ranthambhore

Dhonk is a responsible organisation that provides craft training and employment opportunities to ex-poachers' families, tribal communities and villagers living around Ranthambhore National Park. It has become widely respected as a responsible enterprise making handicrafts. Dhonk Craft products include clothing and accessories for men, women and children.

Note: Dhonk Craft is a five minute walk from The Oberoi Vanyavilas. Dhonk Craft also displays at the hotel every Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday, from 10am to 2pm.

Timing: Open 7 days a week, from 10am-7pm
Price: Artwork as priced

All applicable taxes are extra

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Wildlife Presentation

Wildlife Presentation in Ranthambhore

Guests can enjoy Wildlife Presentations about Ranthambhore with our resident naturalist, every evening:

Journey of Ranthambhore is the captivating story of Ranthambhore National Park;

Wildlife Presentations detail the interesting varieties of flora and fauna in the park;

We also have a range of fascinating documentaries.

Combine a Wildlife Presentation with Romance of Vanyavilas, for the ultimate Oberoi experience.

Duration: 1 hour, every evening. Please contact the hotel to confirm the time.
Price: Complimentary

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Star Gazing

Star Gazing in Ranthambhore

A delightful way to end the day with a loved one or the little ones. This experience is led by our in-house naturalist from the top of our observation tower. Guests will be amazed at the visibility of countless constellations that can be seen by the naked eye and through our semi-professional telescope in the clear night skies over The Oberoi Vanyavilas, Ranthambhore.

Combine Star Gazing with Dinner in the Mango Orchard, for the ultimate Oberoi experience.

Timings: After sunset. Please contact the hotel for more information.
Price: Complimentary

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Art Walk

Art Walk in Ranthambhore

Ranthambhore's very own world famous artist, Mr. M.D. Parashar, displays his fantastic soot paintings of Ranthambhore's tigers, thrice weekly at The Oberoi Vanyavilas. Guests can stroll around an outdoor display of his works, enjoy a short, interactive demonstration of his soot painting style and purchase a drawing with which to remember their stay.

Combine an Art Walk with the Trail of Wellbeing, for the ultimate Oberoi experience.

Timings: Monday, Wednesday and Saturday.
10am - 1pm
Price: Complimentary activity. Artworks as priced

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Nature Walk

Nature Walk in Ranthambhore

We invite guests on an interesting walk around the grounds of The Oberoi Vanyavilas. Our in-house naturalist will provide delightful information about the diverse bird life, including blue magpie robins, purple sun birds and oriental white eyes, that have made a home of our charming woods and gardens.

Combine a Nature Walk with Sundowners at The Observation Tower, for the ultimate Oberoi experience.

Timings: Daily 7.30am - 8.30am
Price: Complimentary

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Traditional Art and Craft Experience

Traditional Art and Craft Experience in Ranthambhore

Guests can try their hand at the ancient Rajasthani art of block printing on fabric with vegetables, fruits, leaves and spices. Experience the creativity of traditional patchwork and katha hand embroidery that comes from this vibrant region.

Combine a Traditional Art and Craft Experience with Painting the Town Red, for the ultimate Oberoi experience.

Timings: Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday.
10am - 2pm
Price: Complimentary. Craftworks as priced

COMPLIMENTARY EXPERIENCES



Taste of India

Taste of India in Ranthambhore

Embark on a fascinating journey through the world of Indian teas with our master chefs at The Oberoi Vanyavilas. Guests can discover the secrets of herbs and spices used in different tea preparations, and learn how to make their own traditional Indian chai, warming Kashmiri Kahwa, or invigorating South Indian filter coffee.

Combine Taste of India with Dine Under the Stars, for the ultimate Oberoi experience.

Timings: Thursday. Please contact the hotel for start times.
Duration: 1 hour
Price: Complimentary

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Spice Talk

Spice Talk in Ranthambhore

Embark on a fascinating culinary journey with our master chefs. In our Spice Talk experience, guests will discover the secrets of herbs and spices used in Indian cuisine; how they are used, how they can be blended, their medicinal properties, fragrances and other qualities.

Combine a Spice Talk with Cooking With the Masters, for the ultimate Oberoi experience.

Timings: Friday
Duration: 1 hour
Price: Complimentary

COMPLIMENTARY EXPERIENCES



Explore the Gardens

Explore the Gardens in Ranthambhore

We invite guests on an interesting walk around the grounds of The Oberoi Vanyavilas. Our in-house horticulturalist will provide delightful information about the abundant flowers and plants that grow in our twenty acres of charming woods and verdant gardens. We invite guests to plant a tree sapling and return to see it growing into a beautiful tree.

Combine Explore the Gardens with Cooking with the Masters, for the ultimate Oberoi experience.

Timings: Daily 7.00am - 8.00am
Price: Complimentary

EXPERIENCES FOR OUR YOUNG GUESTS



Junior Chef

Junior Chef in Ranthambhore

Little chefs will delight in learning how to bake delicious cookies in a fun culinary session with our talented chefs. Junior chefs will be shown how to make classic combinations, as well as being encouraged to experiment with exciting cookie mixtures of their own.

Note: The Junior Chef experience is available between 3:30pm and 5:30pm every day

Combine Junior Chef with a Camel Cart Ride, for the ultimate young Oberoi experience.

Duration: 1 hour
Price: INR 2,500 per child

All applicable taxes are extra

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Camel Cart Ride

Camel Cart Ride in Ranthambhore

Young guests will enjoy an exciting jaunt in a traditional, painted camel cart along a tree-lined route, from The Oberoi Vanyavilas.

Combine a Camel Cart Ride with Junior Chef, for the ultimate young Oberoi experience.

Duration: 30 minutes
Price: INR 4,000 per tent

All applicable taxes are extra

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Make Your Own Pot

Make Your Own Pot in Ranthambhore

Young guests can get their hands dirty in a fun, creative pottery making session with a rural artisan. In a quiet corner of our gardens, children will learn how to mould and shape natural clay into a bespoke design, using a traditional potters' wheel.

Note: Designs are left all day and overnight to dry in the sunshine and warm, night air. Children can collect their artwork the following morning.

Combine Make Your Own Pot with a Camel Cart Ride, for the ultimate young Oberoi experience.

Duration: 1 hour
Price: INR 3,000 per tent

All applicable taxes are extra

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Puppet Show

Puppet Show in Ranthambhore

Young guests will delight in a traditional puppet show in our picturesque restaurant garden. An ancient form of storytelling and an integral aspect of Rajasthani folk culture, local, traditional marionetteers never fail to enthrall their young audiences with entertaining stories, sung and told in the local language.

Combine Puppet Show with a Camel Cart Ride, for the ultimate young Oberoi experience.

Duration: 1 hour
Price: INR 5,000 per tent

All applicable taxes are extra

EXPERIENCES FOR OUR YOUNG GUESTS



Block Printing

Block Printing in Ranthambhore

Within our picturesque mango orchard, children are given the opportunity to try their hand at traditional, Rajasthani block printing, or decorating fabric by hand. Using non-allergenic vegetable dyes and wooden blocks carved in the shape of tigers' faces, paws, and traditional Rajasthani patterns, our young guests can create their own unique design to take home.

Combine Block Printing with a Puppet Show, for the ultimate young Oberoi experience.

Duration: 1 hour
Price: INR 3,000 per child

All applicable taxes are extra

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Treasure Hunt

Treasure Hunt in Ranthambhore

A high energy, exciting experience for children. Accompanied by a member of The Oberoi Vanyavilas' staff, our young guests have the chance to explore the woods, gardens and orchards of our expansive property, searching high and low for clues that will lead them on a trail to find hidden treasure.

Combine a Treasure Hunt with a Camel Cart Ride, for the ultimate young Oberoi experience.

Duration: 1 hour
Price: INR 1,500 per child

All applicable taxes are extra

COMPLIMENTARY EXPERIENCES FOR OUR YOUNG GUESTS



Young Hoteliers' Programme

Young Hoteliers' Programme in Ranthambhore

Experience the life behind the hotel in our Young Hoteliers' Programme. We invite our young guests on a guided tour of The Oberoi Vanyavilas, where they will discover delights, surprises and learn more about the inner workings of a professional hotel.

Combine Young Hoteliers' Programme with Junior Chef, for the ultimate young Oberoi experience.

Timings: Once a week. Please enquire in advance at the hotel
Duration: 1 hour
Price: Complimentary

COMPLIMENTARY EXPERIENCES FOR OUR YOUNG GUESTS



Young Naturalist

Young Naturalist in Ranthambhore

Ranthambhore is famous for tigers, but it is also home to a diverse range of birds, small animals and plants, many of which can be found in our hotel gardens. We invite young guests interested in nature on a guided walk with our in-house naturalist, to discover and learn more about the wildlife that lives at The Oberoi Vanyavilas.

Combine Young Naturalist with a Camel Cart Ride, for the ultimate young Oberoi experience.

Timings: Once a week. Please enquire in advance at the hotel
Duration: 1 hour
Price: Complimentary

COMPLIMENTARY EXPERIENCES FOR OUR YOUNG GUESTS



Little Picasso

Little Picasso in Ranthambhore

Within the inspiring environment of our charming mango orchard, children can explore their creative talents in a fun tiger painting session. Guided by a local artist, our young guests can try their hand at bringing Ranthambhore's famous tigers to life, on paper.

Combine Little Picasso with a Camel Cart Ride, for the ultimate young Oberoi experience.

Timings: Once a week. Please enquire in advance at the hotel
Duration: 1 hour
Price: Complimentary

COMPLIMENTARY EXPERIENCES FOR OUR YOUNG GUESTS



Little Bartender

Little Bartender in Ranthambhore

Discover how to blend flavours, colours and make attractive, exciting soft drinks. Our young guests will have lots of fun learning how to mix mocktails with our trained mixologists.

Combine Little Bartender with Junior Chef, for the ultimate young Oberoi experience.

Timings: Once a week. Please enquire in advance at the hotel
Duration: 1 hour
Price: Complimentary

COMPLIMENTARY EXPERIENCES FOR OUR YOUNG GUESTS



Natural Handicrafts

Natural Handicrafts in Ranthambhore

Creative children with an interest in nature will delight in this fun activity. Accompanied by a member of The Oberoi Vanyavilas' team, our young guests can explore our grounds looking for natural items with which to make a card. Having collected their natural ornaments, they can design and make their own card to take home or give their parents.

Combine Natural Handicrafts with Block Printing, for the ultimate young Oberoi experience.

Timings: Once a week. Please enquire in advance at the hotel
Duration: 1 hour
Price: Complimentary.

COMPLIMENTARY EXPERIENCES FOR OUR YOUNG GUESTS



Tree Planting for Children

Tree Planting for Children in Ranthambhore

Children will delight in this interactive horticultural experience. After a short, engaging tour of our gardens, we invite our young guests to plant a fruit tree sapling in our garden and return to see it growing into a beautiful tree.

Combine Tree Planting for Children with a Camel Cart Ride, for the ultimate young Oberoi experience.

Timings: Once a week. Please enquire in advance at the hotel
Duration: 30 minutes
Price: Complimentary