If you love exploring the rich and intense wildlife of India… this one will give you goosebumps! Home to countless natural species, incredible wildlife, densely covered forests, deep valleys, river beds, and grassy meadows, the ‘Tadoba National Park’ is a thriving jungle that lies in the confines of Chimur Hills enfolding innumerable species of plants and animals. This park was united with the Andhari Wildlife Sanctuary in the year 1986 to make up the Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve, which is one of the finest tiger habitats in India. The core area of the reserve is inhabited by 43 tigers, while the buffer area has another 22 tigers and a further 35 in the area surrounding the park. For people who love watching tigers….this place is no less than a paradise where panthers, sloth bears, hyenas, jackals, wild dogs, bison, barking deer, nil gai, sambar, cheatal, and leopard roam with gay abandon. The Tadoba National Park stretches across 1727.6 sq.km of area and is located in the northeast of Maharashtra, in Chandrapur district. Dominated by teak and bamboo plantation, Tadoba consists of several water storage systems in the form of Andhari River, Erai Dam, Kolsa Lake, and Junoria Lake. It also includes several enraged animal species along with star attractions like Cobra, Russell’s viper, Cuckoos, Malabar Pied Hornbill, Indian Pitta, Tickell’s Blue Flycatcher, and many more.
Tadoba National Park as a Tourist destination
For a wildlife enthusiast or an ardent nature photographer, nothing is better than Tadoba National Park that provides convenient access to many picturesque zones of the park. The easy accessibility in the deep forest and existence of many species of plants and animals makes Tadoba a popular tourist destination. One can get some of the best hotels and resorts in Tadoba National Park to stay close to the natural world. The place is properly set up for the tourists to explore all the three zones of the park i.e. Moharli, Tadoba, and Kolsa, the first of which is the reserve’s most commercially popular point where most of the top accommodations are located. If you are planning to visit the Tadoba Tiger Reserve and not sure where to stay in Tadoba, here is a list of some of the best hotels and resorts that can help you get the most convenient options for a comfortable stay in Tadoba. Check through….
The moment you enter the Moharli gate on the edge of the Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve, you will see a simple value-segment hotel covered with a wide variety of trees, plants, and flowers. This is the Maharastra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC) Resort, which is situated right at the Moharli gate behind which is Moharli Lake where tourists indulge in activities like bird viewing, photographing, etc. The resort provides simple accommodation to the guests who like to spend some time in the reserve. This is a standard hotel with both AC and non AC rooms, and serves both vegetarian and non-vegetarian food.
Svasara Jungle Lodge
For people who are looking for the luxury hotels option to ensure a comfortable and safe stay amidst the dense and luxuriant forests of the Tadoba National Park, the Svasara Jungle Lodge is a perfect accommodation option. Situated 300 meters from the Kolara gate in Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve, the lodge is best known for its luxurious ambience and lush green surroundings and is spread over 11 acres of land. It has beautifully-furnished, air conditioned suites with elegant bathrooms, premium bedding, in-room amenities like TV, mini-fridge, coffee/tea maker, sofas, private outdoor veranda seating, and many more. The food offered here is delicious and the guests can enjoy almost every kind of cuisines in the privacy of their hotel room. Guests at Svasara can enjoy activities like Tiger safari, lakeside sunset picnics, nature walks, and also visit the local tourist attractions.
Tigers Heaven Resort
For a peaceful and relaxing stay in the Tadoba National Park, you can book rooms in Tigers Heaven Resort, located close to the entrance gate of the Tadoba reserve forest, 10 km away from the park. The resort is popular for its peaceful ambience and beautiful surroundings, where visitors can relax and watch the animals and different types of plants even from the resort. The rooms in the resort are divided into three categories Deluxe Room, Royal Room, and Special Room with air conditioning, telephone, private bathroom and TV facilities. The food served here is also good that can satisfy every food-lover.
Royal Tiger Resort
The name of Royal Tiger Resort comes in the list of top accommodation options in Tadoba. It is located right near Moharli gate that comes under one of the classic properties of Tadoba National Park popular among the tourists. The resort comprises 12 well-designed rooms with unique and comfortable furnishings. The rooms in this resort are categorized as Standard, Deluxe, and Super Deluxe with special family units to house as many as 12 persons together. All these rooms are well-equipped with air conditioners. Some of the services offered by the resort include Naturalist Guide Service, Tiger Safari, Birding trips, Village Walks, Gypsy on hire, etc. Apart from this, the hotel serves both Indian and continental dishes that would take care of the taste buds of all the foodies out there.
Camp Serai Tiger
Camp Serai Tiger is one of the best places to stay in Tadoba National Park. It is a ‘Tented Accommodation’ designed to fulfill the needs of serious wildlife-lovers and natural activists who like to stay close to the sprawling landscape of the Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve (TATR). Camp Serai Tiger ensures a comfortable and safe stay for its guests by providing them weather-proof tents, and additional dormitories to accommodate school kids and large groups of visitors. The camp offer facilities like guided safari tours, sightseeing, picnics, jungle safari, etc. The best thing about this type of accommodation is its location… Camp Serai Tiger is located amidst beautiful landscape, stream and lakes making it even more appealing.
Tiger Trail Resort Tadoba
Picturesque landscape, beautiful meadows, lush green grasslands, and scenic atmosphere, the beauty of Tiger Trail Resort is hard to describe in words. Located in the beautiful Chichghat Valley of Tadoba, adjacent to the Khutwanda Gate and Ambegadh hills, the resort portray serene environment all around. The rooms in the resort offer excellent views of the surroundings and boast well furnished interiors and 24/7 air conditioning and power backup. The restaurant inside the resort serves both Indian and local cuisines and the resort offers facilities like birding, nature trekking, tribal performances, tribal tour village, biking, boating, campfires, and barbecues.
Not too far from the main jungle, the Saras Resort stands majestically just in-front of the main entrance gate of Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve in Moharli village. The ambience of the resort is peaceful and the staffs here is cooperative and ready to help you with facilities like jungle trekking, jungle safari, camp fire, birding, etc. The rooms here are neat and tidy with all the basic amenities that you may require during your stay. The food served is also good and both vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes are offered to the guests.
Chava Kolara Resort
If you are planning to save on your trip, then Chava Kolara Resort is just for you. One of the best budget hotels in Tadoba, the Chava Kolara Resort offers facilities that would more than measure up to the standard that you may be used to. Situated at the Kolara Gate in Tadoba, the resort has six well-equipped AC rooms meant for luxurious stay and some non AC rooms for people who don’t want to spend much. Coming to food, well the resort has a beautiful restaurant that offers Indian and local cuisines with an outdoor arrangement to feed the guests under the sky. Some of its facilities include naturalist guide service, tiger safari, birding, and village walks.
Taboba Tiger King Resort
If you are looking for the best places to stay in Tadoba then Tadoba Tiger King Resort can help you end your search right away. This beautiful resort lies at the edge of Kolara gate where nature serves greenery all around. This beautiful resort offers the best of amenities and facilities at an affordable price and a pleasant ambience and professionally-trained staff to make your stay comfortable. The rooms in the Tadoba Tiger King Resort are spacious with AC facility and they all come under deluxe category. The food served here is good and nothing is going to disappoint you in this resort.
Irai Safari Retreat Resort
This too is located at the Moharli Gate in the periphery of TATR amid the picturesque settings besides the Irai Lake surrounded by deep forests. For a nature-lover, nothing can be as attractive as this place. If you are for a luxury accommodation, the Irai Safari Retreat Resort offers lavish suites and tents with climate control facilities and other modern amenities like TV, fridge, comfortable beddings, private bathrooms, proper lights, tea-maker, etc. The restaurant of the resort serves Intercontinental, Indian, and local cuisines prepared with the finest and trained chefs. The pleasurable activities offered at this resort include bush walking, biking, barbeque, bush dinners, bird watching trips, bullock cart rides, and local village visit. The Tadoba National Park has accommodation options for every kind of traveller and for people who like to stay close to Mother Nature. The place is filled with lovely resorts, sprawling meadows, lush green ambience, safe trekking place, authentic villages and most importantly the ever majestic ‘Tigers’ which is a source of attraction in Tadoba.