Code No- AT-MP03
for its population of tigers, both Kanha National Park and Bandhavgarh
National Park provide excellent opportunities for observing
the magnificent tiger in the wild. There are over 300 species
of birds, including bee eaters the Roller, pied cuckoo, whistling
teals, jungle fowl, green pigeon, golden orioles, the Myna,
Drongo, Eagles, Minivet, waterfowl, storks, waders, Parakeets
and the familiar but spectacular pea fowl. Kanha and Bandhavgarh
National Park have been chosen as Tiger Reserves as vital part
of the project Tiger. Headed by Mr. Kailash Sankhala, Founder-Director
of the internationally acclaimed program, was established to
protect and increase the population of not only the Bengal tiger,
but also of the many other endangered and threatened resident
species as well.
Lodge is walking distance from the gate and is situated on the
periphery of the Park. It has been developed on a Theme Indian
Village and thus have combination of 10 spacious twin bedded
cozy mud huts, thatched roof, an inner courtyard and a 4 room
house with basic modern facilities including attached bath,
running hot and cold water showers, toilet and comfortable furniture.
A spacious cozy thatched dinning room becomes center point of
activities serving Indian and Continental cuisine. Special theme-dinners
arranged on request.
estate has a meadow that attracts deer, which come soon after
sunset. One can take a convenient walk in the Reserve's forest
for bird watching, as the entire place is flourishing with fruit-trees.
As darkness falls, in the peace and tranquility of the night
and under the wonderful canopy of a galaxy of stars, one can
hear various animals call - including the alarm-call of
the deer, the howling of jackals, or the occasional roar of
spacious cosy and comfortable independent Cottages, and 8 rooms
in two separate villas, to make a total of 21 rooms, all in
a typical Indian village theme, some around an inner courtyard.
They have modern facilities with single, twin or double bedded
rooms, with attached bathroom, (all amenities) shower, running
hot and cold water, comfortably furnished, even a hot water
bottle at night to keep you warm !
our rooms are equipped with twin/double beds, with reading lights,
a writing table and chairs, large luggage rack etc. The rooms
are all with attached baths with hot and cold running water
and showers! and a hot water bottle at night !
spacious thatched dining room which serves home cooked Indian
food and Continental cuisines, becomes the centre point of activities
like campfire performances, lectures and star gazing.
lodge has set strong principles of being environmentally friendly
and every aspect of its development and operation is sensitively
synthesized towards nature conservation. Since it is located
close to Bandhavgarh National Park and to the entrance gate,
(near Tala village) guests can listen to the sounds of the Jungle
right in their backyards! In the morning you wake up to a symphony
of bird songs, while at night you can often hear the alarm calls
of deer, which alerts you to a tiger on the prowl !
lot of fruit trees and bushes have been deliberately planted
to attract a variety of butterflies, birds and insects. Due
to such close proximity to the Bandhavgarh National Park, Spotted
deer and the Langur Monkey can often be seen in and around the
and Public Areas A large open dining cum common room serves
as a dining area which seats 40. There is also a friendly open
verandah to dine under the stars or to breakfast, in the soothing
warm winter sun. One can browse through books in the library
or just study the numerous information panels on the boards.
Indian village décor
hot and cold water
and continental cuisine
to Do- Go for nature walks, Village Safari, Local Fairs, Take
jungle excursions by jeep and elephants (subject to availability
of elephant), Go for Bird watching for 275 species
How to Get
time chart from Bandhavgarh Jungle Lodge