Meetings at The Oberoi Vanyavilas
The Oberoi Vanyavilas presents a unique meeting venue. Perfectly suited for high level meetings, the hotel offers the best of tranquil surroundings and efficient, warm service.
The Oberoi Vanyavilas, rated Number 1 resort in the World in 2010, offers a new dimension for meetings, conferences and get-togethers. Set out on a jungle drive and experience the thrill of coming face to face with the majestic tiger or experience the countless species of birds, antelopes and smaller mammals at the Ranthambhore jungle reserve.
The multipurpose meeting room at the hotel seats 35-50 guests depending on the seating arrangement. The room is fully equipped with multimedia and modern audio-visual presentation facilities. All equipment is available to guests free of charge.
The Oberoi Vanyavilas, the first luxury jungle resort in India, has 25 luxury air-conditioned tents with their private outdoor sitting area and an outside deck for sunbathing area. All Luxury Tents, 790 square feet in size, feature king size four-poster beds, freestanding roll-top baths and separate showers. There is also Internet facility in all luxury tents through Wi Fi along with a dedicated internet desk at the lobby.
The resort can be reached by road or rail. The nearest airport is Jaipur (180 kms). The nearest railway station is Sawai Madhopur (5kms) on the main line between Delhi and Mumbai.
Guests can be received at Sawai Madhopur (complimentary) or at the Jaipur airport by air-conditioned chauffeur driven limousine.
- LCD Television
- DVD Player
- Satellite television
- Wired & wireless broadband internet access
- Electronic safe
- Direct dial telephone with voice mail
- Personal bar
(12 kms. from the Resort) Perhaps the only one fort, which is not visible from a long distance. The Fort is a massive enclave and quite high. Mughal Emperor Shah Alam gifted it to Sawai Madho Singh I of Jaipur in 1754 AD and since then it was maintained as the private hunting preserve. Much later, Queen Elizabeth II and Duke of Edinburgh were part of the Royal Hunting, who stayed here too. It's a unique Rajput Fort.
Archeological Department took over the fort in 1954 and area of the fort is 4½ sq. km. It is 1578 ft from the sea level and 750ft from ground. Total area of the fort is about 7 miles. There is no drive way up to the fort, just the stairs. There are three big artificial lakes up in the Fort.
The lake of Surwal is situated next to a small village, also called Surwal, and is about a 20 minutes drive from the hotel. This place is frequented by bird watchers as it attracts a lot of winter migratory birds. Different types of herons, egrets, ducks and waders can be seen in large flocks here. The lake is used for fishery by some locals. The fish also attract some large fishing birds like the Brown Fish Owl and the Osprey. It takes almost half-a-day to explore Surwal, and the evening return drive can yield sightings of Jackals and Jungle Cats as they have been often spotted in the area.
Dastakar : Dastakar is a nationwide organization, which helps local artisans make various handicraft products and then sell them. In Ranthambhore, Dastakar works with many women from the villages situated on the outskirts of the park. Most of the families from these villages were displaced when their old villages were shifted outside the forest. Today Dastakar helps provide income-support for these families. They have a workshop and a showroom to display and sell these handicrafts. This showroom is situated 10kms from the hotel. Dastkar's distinctive tiger motif & use of trees, birds and animal imagery demonstrates the communities concern for the natural environment, in particular, the endangered tiger.
Dhonk : Dhonk is an offset of Tiger Watch, a NGO working in Ranthambhore to protect tigers and other wildlife through research and conservation with the participation of local communities. Tiger Watch played a huge role in capturing many of the poachers belonging to the Moghiya tribe, who used to be the traditional trackers for the Jaipur royalty when they used to hunt in these forests. To help the Moghiya families earn something, Tiger Watch started Dhonk where they taught Moghiya women how to make handicraft products and now they help them sell the products as well. Dhonk is situated right next to the hotel. Visit to see the artisans working to create the traditional and colourful artwork.
Ranthambhore School of Arts : Mr. M. D. Parashar is a celebrated artist and one of the founder members of Ranthambhore School of Arts. Mr. Parashar has been teaching locals from Ranthambhore how to paint for over 25 years and some of them have gone to become famous painters to other locations throughout the world. Today, Mr. Parashar works from his studio in his home where he paints and teaches his students how to paint the various animals from the forest, but mostly tigers. Mr. Parashar has also mastered painting with soot, obtained from oil lamps, a technique that he has invented himself and he is ever ready to give our guests a small demonstration of this award-winning technique. His paintings are also displayed and are for sale in his studio.
India's first luxury jungle resort, The Oberoi Vanyavilas is located in Ranthambhore - Sawai Madhopur, in Rajasthan province in northwest India. The resort is 180 kilometers from Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan and is situated adjacent to the famous Ranthambhore Tiger Reserve.
The closest airport is Sanghaner airport in Jaipur, which is 180 kms and three and half hours drive from the hotel. Jaipur is well connected to New Delhi and Mumbai with daily flights operated by Jet Airways, Sahara Airlines and Indian Airlines. The flying time from Jaipur to Delhi is thirty minutes and from Mumbai to Jaipur is one hour and thirty minutes.
The drive from Jaipur to Vanyavilas takes three and a half hours. The drive from Agra to Vanyavilas takes six hours. The drive from New Delhi to Vanyavilas, via Jaipur, takes approximately eight hours.
Sawai Madhopur is on the main rail line between Delhi and Mumbai and is also well connected to Jaipur. There are regular super fast trains like Jan Shatabdi, Rajdhani between these destinations. The travel time from Sawai Madhopur to Jaipur is approximately two hours and thirty minutes, to Delhi is 5 hours and to Mumbai is around fifteen hours.
Meeting Rooms and Floor Plans
L x B x H
|Theatre||Classroom||U–shape||Sit Down||Board Room||Cocktails|
58 x 24 x 15