Bandhavgarh National Park is famous for its white tiger population, but now it has become popular for the highest density of Bengal tigers. The Park has always been a center of attraction for the wildlife junkies. Sprawling over an area 446 square kilometers in the heart of India, Madhya Pradesh, Bandhavgarh National is also a place where you can see leopards, wolves, Indian bison, barking deer and many other wildlife species roaming freely. Throughout the year, Bandhavgarh remains packed with the crowd. So as to provide a comfortable stay to tourists, from budget to luxury, many wildlife resorts are built around the park.
If you’re planning a trip to Bandhavgarh National Park in near future and looking for the best jungle resorts around the city, then you should go for the following options.
Taj Mahua Kothi, Photo: https://goo.gl/7uBncm
Just imagine- staying in a cottage on a vast, grassy plain, punctured by Sal, Saj, Bija and Banyan trees, which feed a robust population of tiger, barking deer, nilgai, and deer. Welcome to Mahua Kothi, 20 minutes away from the entrance of the Bandhavgarh National Park and home to Indian wildlife. Spread over an area of 40 acres; Mahua Kothi is the places where the wildlife meets luxury. This luxury resort is set in the Vindhya Hills and is delicately designed for couples although families with children are welcome, too. Bestowed with all the modern amenities perfectly planned for a comfortable stay, Mahua Kothi is one of the best luxury resort in Bandhavgarh.
Samode Safari Lodge, Photo: https://goo.gl/9PhQG5
Serene and beautiful, so says the fellow travelers who have experienced a relaxing stay in the Samode Safari Lodge. Located in the heart of tiger country, Bandhavgarh, the lodge is hardly an hour drive from Jabalpur. Listed in the best luxury wildlife resorts in India, Samode Safari Lodge is a perfect place to enjoy a comfortable stay in the wilderness.
Tree House Hideaway, Photo: https://goo.gl/uY5JRV
Do you dream of staying in a tree house, enjoy reading your favorite book while the birds are chirping outside and greeting you every morning? Well, this dream can come true if you book a stay in the Treehouse hideaway in Bandhavgarh. Each of the five air-conditioned tent houses in the lodge has a walk-in closet, satellite television, living area and a balcony from where you can greet birds and spot animals. So if you’re tired of your babbling city life, and wish to wake up to the sound of the chirping birds than Tree House Hideaway is a perfect place to stay for the next holiday. A stay in these specially crafted tree houses, where the hospitality is premium is an experience that is worth treasuring.
Kings Lodge, Photo: https://goo.gl/FxyQAd
10 minutes drive from the main entrance of the Bandhavgarh National Park; Kings Lodge is the perfect place to stay for the nature lovers. With cottages made of local materials and sewage treatment plan installed for safe water, the camp makes every possible effort to adopt eco-friendly credentials. Also, make a point to go for a jeep safari to Bandhavgarh National Park, which is famous for the largest population of tigers in India. The lodge also has an organic farm, from where you can pick vegetables for your meal.
Bandhav Vilas, Photo: https://goo.gl/yzD5ee
One of the leading luxury resorts in Bandhavgarh National Park, Bandhav Villas is a perfect place to stay in an adventurous ambiance. The spacious rooms of the hotel offer impeccable services and facilities. The resort also has a spa center and a swimming pool that can prove to be relaxing after an enthralling jeep safari at Bandhavgarh National Park. For the lovers of nature and wildlife, Bandhav Vilas is the place to be.
Bandhavgarh Jungle Lodge, Photo: https://goo.gl/hx28P4
A luxurious eco-resort, Bandhavgarh Jungle Lodge is set amidst the surreal forest, far away from the hustle and bustle of the city. The resort has been designed in such a manner that the guests can enjoy a relaxing stay and understand the importance of eco-tourism, and its positive effects. With the installation of solar power panels, adoption of organic farming, and flourishing medicinal plant garden, Bandhavgarh Jungle Lodge pledges to put emphasis on preserving the regenerating and multi-faceted natural resources of nature. Meals in the resort are made from fresh food and vegetable picked from the organic farm By offering warm hospitality and perfect services; Bandhavgarh Jungle Lodge is the right place to book for the best experience.
Jungle Mantra, Photo: https://goo.gl/oOevQZ
Located amidst lush green Vindhyan Range on the bank of a lake, Jungle Mantra is known for offering one of its kind luxury wildlife experience in Madhya Pradesh. At Jungle Mantra, tourists can book a stay in stylish cottages with wooden flooring and bamboo roof. The greenery and tranquility attract a variety of birds so keep your cameras handy.
Camp Aranya, Photo: https://goo.gl/N0g2Lm
Amidst the Bandhavgarh four hills, nestles the beautiful Camp Aranya on the bank of Charan Ganga river. All the river and forest facing deluxe rooms and cottages of the camp features standard amenities like free wifi, air conditioner, heater, and doctor on call. Traditional cuisines are prepared at the Camp Aranya and mostly are created using vegetable and herbs grown in camp’s organic garden.
Toms’ Lodge, Photo: https://goo.gl/k1xRWH
Spread across 5 acres; at Tom’s Lodge & Jungle Spa you can find 11 cottages that ensure a complete privacy. The lodge is hardly a yard away from the Tala gate of Bandhavgarh National Park. On a stay at the Tom’s Lodge & Jungle Spa, you can expect usual sightseeing such as gaurs, sambars, barking deer, striped hyenas and Indian leopards, besides the excellent big cat viewing opportunities. Restaurant in the lodge serves scrumptious local cuisines and resort also offer facilities like nature trekking, safari, tribal performances, village tours and bird watching.
Tigergarh Resort, Photo: https://goo.gl/LaKvcm
If there are certain words that could best explain the beauty of Tigergarh than it has to be elegant, which is located in a small hamlet of Bandhavgarh called Ranchha. All the rooms of the resort, whether they are cottages or deluxe villas, are tastefully decorated with plush interiors and all the modern facilities. And for those looking for a little relaxation can book an appointment at the in-house spa or dive in its outdoor pool.
Tiger Den Resort, Photo: https://goo.gl/dkIo8E
All thanks to its unique location, Tiger Den Resort is one of the most popular budget resorts in Bandhavgarh. The rooms of the resort are set in a beautiful ground, with 60 kinds of trees, a couple of more than medicinal plants and other shrubs. Since the lodge is quite close to the village, so you can also go for a village tour.
Infinity Resort, Photo: https://goo.gl/DZoEXJ
Tip top and tasteful! Sharing its border with the tiger reserve, Infinity Resort in Bandhavgarh, with its elegant architecture and plus interiors simply reminds one of the Maharajah’s shooting lodges. The rooms in the resort range from lakeside pavilions to villas to deluxe rooms and all are unfussy and well-appointed. Infinity Resort puts particular emphasis on the eco-friendly policies and even use solar water heaters to generate hot water.
Tiger Trail Resort, Photo: https://goo.gl/66jL91
Claimed to be best of the top places to stay in Bandhavgarh for the budget travel, Tiger Trails Resort is situated in the Tala village and is spread over 11 acres wooded estate. Due to its closeness to the park, here you can spot many animals and birds while sitting in the rooms. Don’t forget to go for nature walks, bird-watching, or trekking.
White Tiger Forest Lodge, Photo: https://goo.gl/FJZArY
Offered by MPTDC (MP State Tourism Development Corporation), White Tiger Forest Resort is considered as the best option to stay in Bandhavgarh National. This 36 room resort boasts a huge swimming and a conference hall for the business travelers. Not far from here is Charan Ganga river, which attracts herds of deer, leopards, and even tigers to quench their thirst. So there is the slightest possibility that you might spot animals from the lodge room.
Wildflower Resort, Photo: https://goo.gl/b5BCrj
It’s tough to get bored at this place. On a stay in the wildflower resort, divide your time between the spa, swimming pool and jungle safari. At the three restaurants at the resort, you can pick local cuisines and spend your evenings exchanging stories with other guests over drinks. This 15 luxurious cottage property has a lovely local touch.
Mogli Resort, Photo: https://goo.gl/Vn3c4H
When it comes to the budget accommodations in Bandhavgarh National Park, Mogli Jungle resort appears on the top of the list. At a distance of merely 2 km from the main gate of the Bandhavgarh National Park, the resort is famous for offering a stay in its elegant tasteful rooms. Ventilated rooms, restaurants, adventurous jungle safaris, bird watching, nature walk and elephant safari are some attractive features of the resort.
Mahua Tiger Resort, Photo: https://goo.gl/804vtv
A nice three star property, Mahua Tiger Resort is famed for providing premium wildlife holiday in Bandhavgarh National Park. If you’ve been looking for a beautiful place to stay and enjoy the best of nature, then there is no better place than Mahua Tiger Resort. The resort has a provision for fine dining in the multi-cuisine restaurant. Mahua Tiger Resort offers an excellent blend of leisure and business amenities. It is a good choice for hosting events, meeting, conventions and conferences.
Bandhavgarh Meadows, Photo: https://goo.gl/0WtnIo
Bandhavgarh Meadows is situated in Bijaria village and covers several acres. On a stay in the Bandhavgarh Meadows, you can enjoy a tribal dance performances, bonfire and various wild adventures like jungle safari, nature walk, cycling, trekking and many more things. The water-hole inside the resort attracts the attention of wildlife animals.
Sun Resort, Photo: https://goo.gl/Q3hjsD
Extending across several acres and overlooking the lush green jungles, Sun Resorts boasts clean, tidy and comfortable AC rooms and dormitories. The highlight of the resort is guided jungle safaris. With so many species of birds visiting the resort and campsite, the resort is nothing less than a paradise for birdies.
Tala Camp, Photo: https://goo.gl/QhyFPk
Visited by many legendary naturalists, conservationists and ecologist, Tala Camp offers an authentic wildlife experience in the lap of nature. Here guests can also stay in the tents that can be pitched in the verandah. The hotel also arranges guided jeep safari and village tours.