Bandhavgarh Jungle Lodge

Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve

Madhya Pradesh

Run by Amit Sankhala, grandson of the founder of Project Tiger Kailash Sankahala in the 1970’s, Bandhavgarh Jungle Lodge is set in ten acres of grounds teeming with wildlife and the sounds of the jungle. Fourteen thatched twin-bedded cottages and eight rooms in two separate villas combine modern comfort with the feel of an Indian village. An organic kitchen garden and a medicinal plant garden supply fresh herbs, fruits and vegetables. The lodge houses a field station, the Kailash Sankhala Conservation Centre and contributes to Tiger Trust.


  • Closed from 15th June to 1st October depending on the park opening times. Wednesday afternoons parks are closed and Holi and Diwali parks are closed for full day
  • Nearest airport - Jabalpur (200 km), Khajuraho (280 km) 
    Nearest railhead - Umaria (32 km), Katni (100 km) 
    Nearest park gate - Tala (500 m)
  • Children of all ages are welcome. There are bicycles on the property, plus nature walks and bird watching walks can be organised for kids.
  • From £115 From price based on lowest category room per night. Enquire direct to get full range of pricing and to book.
  • In-house lodge naturalist
  • Bikes
  • Wheelchair access
  • Wifi access

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Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve

It is hard to imagine as you drive through these forests that this area was originally home to powerful kings and maharajas residing in the large hilltop fort; its meadows were rich agricultural lands tended by farmers and Buddhist monks; and sadhus occupied an extensive cave system in 100 BC. Bandhav-garh means ‘fort of the brother’ and is belived to have been gifted by Lord Ram to his brother Lakshman. In the twelfth century, the fort was given in dowry to the Baghela clan, of whic Read more>>

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