“The air was full of all the night noises that, taken together, make one big silence…..”
― Rudyard Kipling, The Jungle Book
Mark these words, for these words have found their personified self and are all set to make you wander amidst these silences; the silences of Kipling’s jungle. Crafted in 1894 the famous Children’s anthology ‘The Jungle book’ is believed to be inspired from the jungles of Central India; and much to our surprise, you can now go and trek amidst them.
Located in Central India, near the famous Amarkantak-Achanakmar Wildlife reserves, the Chhattisgarh forest trek is an eye balm to all the explorers in search of diversity, newness and obviously the ‘one big silence.’ With giant Sal plantations, numerous on-the-way and off-track water streams, many local indigenous tribes, the trek is believed to be one of the best alternative to the Himalayan treks.
Here’s all you need to know about it.