Kings Lodge, Pugdundee Safaris

Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve

Madhya Pradesh

The lodge is set in a beautiful meadowed estate between rolling hills on two sides of the park. Thoughtfully designed with sensitivity and in harmony with the native features, you feel at peace surrounded by lush meadows, wooded hills and clear skies. All efforts have been made to involve the local communities incorporating their knowledge and art in the original development of the lodge. Interiors are rustic yet plush, designed to wow you during your stay. Dine on a huge single cut old neem tree table and enjoy drinks around a warming fire. Your stay here will be refreshing and adventurous with seasoned hospitality and fine guiding.
  • Game drives with lodge naturalists; nature walks; bird watching; village visit and workshops with bamboo weavers. 
  • The resort offers 10 regular cottages and 8 stilted cottages. Choose between a twin and double cottage all of which are equipped with en suite bathrooms, verandas, airconditioning and a coffee maker. 
  • All meals are served in the multi-cuisine dining hall with a fireplace overlooking expanses of wild grasslands. Fresh produce is sourced from the neighbouring villages and the kitchen garden of the lodge.
  • Open from 1st October to 30th June and closed during the monsoons.
  • Nearest airport - Jabalpur (190 km), Khajuraho (245 km) 
    Nearest railhead - Umaria (35 km), Katni (100 km) 
    Nearest park gate - Tala
  • • 1 child below 5 year is complimentary. Other will be charged @ 25% of double room cost. 
    • Children between 5-12 years sharing the room are charged @ 25% of double room cost. 
    • Children above 12 years / adults sharing the room are charged @ 40% the of double
  • From £116 From price based on lowest category room per night. Enquire direct to get full range of pricing and to book.
  • In-house lodge naturalist
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Swimming pool
  • Bikes
  • Spa
  • 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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