The Kikar Lodge: Head To This Private Forest Reserve For Fun Time

India’s First Private Forest Reserve, The Kikar Lodge promises to offer warmth, comfort and adventure all in one place. The spectacular property is nestled in the Shivalik foothills in the colorful state of Punjab. Spread across sprawling 1800 acres of forest, the resort is a secluded haven of luscious green splendor.


The Kikar Lodge,

Ropar, Punjab

Ideal For

The Kikar Lodge is perfect for people who wish to stay in a property surrounded by lush green forests and offers plenty of activities to indulge in. It is the best to visit the place with family or group of friends as there are numerous activities to stay busy and active. Plus it gives you an opportunity to be with your people.

About The Property

Surrounded by lush green forests, the Kikar Lodge is nestled in the Shivalik foothills. The place lets you forget the city chaos and make forest your home as you dwell into the natural beauty of the surroundings.

The property offers 22 Luxury air-conditioned cottages and 8 Garden View Rooms. All rooms are tastefully-designed and equipped with modern amenities including writing desk, LCD TV, mini-refrigerators, built in cupboards, 24-hour power back-up, tea & coffee makers, and attached bathroom with all amenities.

They have a set of indoor games too such as carom, pool and table tennis. If you are not in a mood to enjoy outdoors, you may grab some chilled bear and have fun in the play area within the property.


There is a multi-cuisine air-conditioned restaurant where guests can relish delectable Indian, Continental and Chinese cuisine. The menu consists of Buffet, a’la carte Menu, as well as a Kiddies Menu.

With a nice retro Australian feel to it, the bar at the property is a perfect place to lay back and enjoy a drink. Happy Hour can be availed from 5pm-7pm.

What To Do

Trekking: You can trek through the 1,800 acres of reserved forest.

Bird watching: The place is a bird watchers’s paradise as there are 180 different species of birds that visitors can chase or photograph.

Other activities: There are many other activities to enjoy including quad biking, paintball, rappelling, horse riding, night safari, and cycling.

Anandpur Sahib: Explore “the holy City of Bliss,” that is one of the most important sacred places for Sikh community, closely linked with their religious traditions and history.

Getting There

By air: Chandigarh Airport is the nearest airport which is well-connected from all metros.

By train: The nearest Station is Anandpur Sahib (about 14 kms or 20 min drive). Chandigarh Station is about 70km (1 hour 30 min drive) from the property.

By road:

Written By – By Priya Pareek.