lodge is spread in a sprawling estate of 12 acres in Rancha village
(8-10 minutes from the park gate) and is surrounded by Sal forested
hills on all sides. It has 4 cottage rooms and 8 stilt rooms with
en-suite modern bathrooms. All cottage rooms have large open verandahs
and each stilt unit has a wooden lofted balcony accessible from the
inside of the unit for star gazing and even sleeping in the open.
- Distances from important towns to
- Delhi : 880 Kms (approx.21 hours)
- Khajurao : 280 Kms (approx.6 hours)
- Satna : 112 Kms (approx.4 hours)
- Katni : 95 Kms (approx.2 hours)
- Kanha National Park : 240 Kms
- Jabalpur : 220 Kms (approx.4 hours)
- Varanasi : 475 Kms (approx.9 hours)
- Allahabad : 345 Kms (approx.7 hours)
- Rewa : 225 Kms (approx.2 hours)
- Umaria : 34 kms (approx.1 hours)
Facilities at the Lodge:
All rooms have A/C, large verandah
with great views,writing table and chair. The rooms are well appointed
with wood furniture in honey hues and inviting crisp cotton linen.
24 hours Power Backup in all rooms.
All bathrooms are with 24 hour Hot and Cold water, bath tubs and all
Multi-cuisine dining hall with a fire
place overlooking expanses of wild grasslands back dropped by Sal
A well stocked nature library and a watch tower.
A massage deck created at an elevation
of 50 feet above ground level to rejuvenate after jungle experience.
A Gol Ghar" (informal seating area) to
enjoy the outdoor dining experience.
Swimming pool with eco friendly water
A specialized team of experienced
naturalist with focus on birding and an overall wildlife experience.
Eco friendly construction and eco
sensitive waste disposal systems. The units are designed to blend with
the surrounding landscape and with architectural style being rural
Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve is famed for
Jungle Safaris on Jeep and Elephant.
We offer Jungle Safaris in 4 x 4 Open Suzuki Jeeps with front facing
elevated seats. Morning safari is from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. and the evening
safari is from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., The park permits entry only after
sunrise and exit before sunset, so the timing tends to change with the
Every vehicle is accompanied by a
trained naturalist who helps the guest interpret the jungle with ease.
Elephant safari is organized by the forest department and is subject to
availability depending on Tiger sightings.
To minimize the ever increasing vehicular pressure on the park the lodge
offers cycling and
walking in the wilderness.
Walking and cycling is encouraged in the periphery of the park with a
Day walks can be organized to the
which is inside the national park and forms the heart of it. It offers
great birding opportunity and fantastic views from the top. The fort is
also prime habitat for the tiger and other wildlife.
The name Bandhavgarh is derived from the word ‘bandhav’ meaning brother
and ‘garh’ meaning fort. According to Legend, Lord Rama was passing
through these forest after defeating Ravana. He decided to build a fort
here and gift it to his devoted brother Lakshman. Several historical
monuments and twelve large water tanks are scattered around this 580
Village visits and workshops
with bamboo weavers are organized to get to explore and learn about the
village life in forest areas. Bandhavgarh also offers great opportunity
for picnics at water bodies and in the reserve forests.
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