Wagobha Eco Lodge

Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve


Spread over 12 acres of unbridled wilderness, the Waghoba Eco Lodge is charmingly nestled inside the buffer zone of the magnificent Tadoba Tiger Reserve. This is the 7th lodge in the Pugdundee Safaris franchise and advances their sincere commitment towards sustainable tourism. Committed to green architecture, the lodge buildings are constructed with handmade adobe earth bricks and the vaulted ceilings are made from handmade conical tiles. The construction materials are primarily procured from the neighboring areas, to keep the carbon footprint to a bare minimum. The lodge management implements sustainability through conscious daily practices such as groundwater recharge, Phytroid sewage treatment plant, rainwater harvesting, rewilding the land with native species, energy-efficient cooling, waste segregation wildlife conservation and many others. Our charming wildlife lodge is the perf...ect haven for wildlife enthusiasts to retire after a dusty drive through a spectacular forest which has slowly but strongly created its reputation for being one of the best parks to sight the tigers in India. It is just 8 km away from the Khutwanda gate of Tadoba Tiger Reserve, making it a popular stay choice for guests who visit for tiger safari in Tadoba. The other popular gate – Moharli gate is just 20 km from the resort. In Waghoba, the outdoors takes center stage and the guests are immersed in a unique wildlife experience which educates and inculcates a love for the glorious abounding nature.
  • The Jeep Safaris offer the unforgettable thrill of traversing the forests while taking in the smells and sounds of the pristine flora and fauna. Nature walks along recognized walking trails often lead to wonderful sightings. In-house experienced naturalists are available on prior bookings to elevate the guest experience. For birdwatchers and photographers, the lodge organizes boat tours in the Irai Lake backwaters and cycling tours on trail bikes down protected jungle paths. Additionally, guests can explore the option of taking their wildlife photography to an all new level by booking the photography hide at lodge - The Lake Hide, where they get imagery at an eye level. The lodge naturalists hold daily interactions and presentations on wildlife conservation and sustainability for the guests. A well-stocked nature library provides a storehouse of wildlife information.
  • The 14 charming cottages are outfitted with all modern amenities while retaining their verdant charm. The large airy rooms, come with sizeable bathrooms and even a private deck. Sustainable eco-construction is the principle behind the meticulously planned lodge structures. While providing a luxe, rustic look, the clever construction brings down the interior temperature to ensure a comfortable stay and also minimizes the use of electricity. Other common facilities include a shaded swimming pool, a well-stocked nature library, and a breezy lounge. A cleverly constructed Bird Hide serves as a viewing enclosure for wildlife birdwatchers and photographers to observe birds in their natural environment.
  • The food menu seeks to carry forward the legacy of authentic regional food traditions. The popular Vidarbha thali showcases the famous Saoji curries, the Maharashtrian thali headlines the uniquely piquant Marathi spices, and the Hyderabadi thali celebrates the cuisine of its next-door neighbor. Most of the produce is local, fresh, seasonal, and sustainably sourced. Dietary restrictions and special requests are accommodated upon prior request. Fruits and vegetables are grown in the vibrant kitchen garden and a variety of Mushrooms are grown in in-house mushroom hut made of straw, grass and bamboo. The staff is mostly local, which ensures employment opportunities are given to locals and economic prosperity in the vicinity is maintained.
  • Open throughout the year
  • Nearest Airport - Nagpur International Airport - 122 km Nearest Railhead - Chandrapur Railway station - 50 km Nearest Park gate - Khutwanda and Moharli Gate - 20 km
  • • 1 child below 5 years complimentary, others will be charged 25% of double's cost. • Children between 5-12 years 25% of the cost of double package in the same rooms. • Above 12 years at 40% the cost of the double package, if minimum 65% extra child supplement has been paid, an automatic upgrade to 2 rooms will be provided, subject to availability.
  • From £270 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
  • Wheelchair access
  • Wifi access

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Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve

This classic teak and bamboo paradise epitomises Maharashtra's oldest and largest national park. Created in 1955, Tadoba offers a stunning landscape, from the lush green foliage in early monsoons to the dry and dusty browns and yellows of summer, allowing visitors to enjoy its beauty throughout the year. Often referred to as The Jewel of Vidharba, Tadoba was overlooked until very recently. Visionary management and better protection now ensure it sits amongst the best parks in India with recog Read more>>

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