LOOKING FOR NATURE & ECO FRIENDLY ACCOMMODATION & CRUISES?

Choosing lodgings that suits you is never easy – so we can help you with a range of links to help you narrow down your choice. You can now choose the style and comfort you seek and in some of India or Nepal’s best known wildlife and wilderness destinations with PUG certication. You can also do this now in a number of South Asia’s best know heritage and cultural destinations too – with Footprint certification.  We help you to find the perfect place – and ensure your visit is as ‘nature and eco friendly’ as it can be.

PUG NATURE -friendly Certified accommodation

Jaagir Lodge

Dudhwa Tiger Reserve, Uttar Pradesh

Jaagir Lodge prides itself as a place for guests to ‘converse with’ the Terai Himalaya region’s rich flora and fauna. With...

Reni Pani Jungle Lodge

Satpura Tiger Reserve, Madhya Pradesh

Reni Pani Jungle Lodge is a cleverly-designed conservation and wildlife lodge run by a family of seasoned Bhopali hoteliers. This...

Mary Budden Estate

Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary, Uttarakhand

Mary Budden Estate is a boutique homestay located in the Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary named after its last known inhabitant Ms Mary...

Woods At Sasan Resort and Spa

Gir National Park, Gujarat

Nestled among 300 lush mango trees, Woods at Sasan  sits within this eight-acre orchard at the edge of the National Park....

MV Mahabaahu

Kaziranga National Park, Assam

A cruise on the M.V. Mahabaahu along the holy Brahmaputra River in India’s north-eastern states offers you a real insight into...

Mahua Kothi, A Taj Safari

Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve, Madhya Pradesh

The name Mahua Kothi draws its inspiration from the fragrant mahua or butter tree. The lodge is set in 40 acres of grounds and...

Barahi Jungle Lodge

Chitwan National Park, Nepal

Set on the northern banks of the Rapti River, its glorious location looks out over the tall golden grasslands and verdant forest...

Banjaar Tola, A Taj Safari

Kanha Tiger Reserve, Madhya Pradesh

Banjaar Tola is a plush jungle safari lodge situated on the banks of the Banjaar River. With its own unique identity celebrating...

The Oberoi Vanyavilas Wildlife Resort

Ranthambhore Tiger Reserve, Rajasthan

For those who demand sumptuous home comforts, The Oberoi Vanyavilas Wildlife Resort is just your abode. Spread over twenty acres...

Pashan Garh, A Taj Safari

Panna Tiger Reserve, Madhya Pradesh

Pashan Garh (which translates to ‘stone fortress’) has been built at the very top of a small hill in 200 acres of wilderness...

Baghvan, A Taj Safari

Pench Tiger Reserve, Madhya Pradesh

Located on the edge of the Pench Tiger Reserve, Baghvan is aptly named after India’s iconic Royal Bengal Tiger. This property...

Cardamom County By Xandari

Periyar Tiger Reserve, Kerala

Cardamom County is a natural retreat tucked away in Periyar’s cloud-hugging Cardamom Hills on the very borders of this reserve,...

Spice Village, Thekkady

Periyar Tiger Reserve, Kerala

Nestled in Kerala’s spice-scented Thekkady highlands, Spice Village was conceived in 1991 at the beginning of a journey by its...

Tigergarh Wildlife Luxury Resort

Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve, Madhya Pradesh

A boutique hotel spread over two acres and surrounded by hills and farmlands, Tigergarh Wildlife Luxury Resort is located near...

Limban Resort

Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve, Maharashtra

Nestled in the Bhavgadh hills across a large seasonal pond near the Mudholi village is Limban Resort – a lodge that strives...

Forsyth Lodge

Satpura Tiger Reserve, Madhya Pradesh

Forsyth Lodge’s founders pioneered Satpura’s rise to prominence, helping to catalyse its more innovative approach to nature...

Jim’s Jungle Retreat - Seek the Tiger, Find the Jungle

Corbett Tiger Reserve, Uttarakhand

Committed to responsible tourism with the active involvement of the local community, Jim’s Jungle Retreat offers its guests...

Khem Villas

Ranthambhore Tiger Reserve, Rajasthan

Owned by Dr. Goverdhan Singh, son of legendary Park Director, Fateh Singh Rathore and his charming wife, Usha, Khem Villas is...

Tathastu Resorts

Pench Tiger Reserve, Madhya Pradesh

Spread across an area of 15 acres with 1,500 types of plants, Tathastu Resorts has a little bit of something for every kind of...

Kipling Camp

Kanha Tiger Reserve, Madhya Pradesh

Kipling Camp was established by a well-known family of conservationists in the 1980’s with a strong wildlife and community focus....

Mela Kothi - The Chambal Safari Lodge

National Chambal Sanctuary, Uttar Pradesh

Ram Pratap Singh and his wife Anu have turned their run down inheritance, Mela Kothi, into a lovingly restored homely lodge nestled...

Aahana The Corbett Wilderness

Corbett Tiger Reserve, Uttarakhand

Welcome the first rays of the rising sun – Aahana (in Sanskrit) – with one of the finest hospitality providers in Corbett:...

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...

Tree House Hideaway, Pugdundee Safaris

Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve, Madhya Pradesh

Tree House Hideaway is located in 21 acres of forested land with five private tree houses, held up by stilts, each set in its...

Tiger Tops Tharu Lodge

Chitwan National Park, Nepal

A short bullock-cart ride from the Narayani River, the natural boundary between Chitwan National Park and the surrounding townships,...

The Golden Tusk

Corbett Tiger Reserve, Uttarakhand

Just five minutes drive from the Jhirna and Dhela safari zones, The Golden Tusk is a boutique resort set in over seven acres of...

Chitvan Jungle Lodge

Kanha Tiger Reserve, Madhya Pradesh

Spread over fourteen verdant green acres, Chitvan Jungle Lodge is a comfortable safari lodge that blends into its surrounding...

Kanha Earth Lodge, Pugdundee Safaris

Kanha Tiger Reserve, Madhya Pradesh

Kanha Earth Lodge is tucked into 16 acres of reforested lands, adjoining the buffer forests of Kanha. Lying close to a small quintessential...

Kanha Jungle Lodge

Kanha Tiger Reserve, Madhya Pradesh

Naturalist and old timers Tarun and Dimple Bhati have run the Kanha Jungle lodge for over fifteen years, as part of Tiger Resorts...

Singinawa Jungle Lodge

Kanha Tiger Reserve, Madhya Pradesh

Located in 110 acres of reclaimed and restored jungle, Singinawa is appropriately named in Sherpa language meaning ‘Protectors...

Denwa Backwater Escape, Pugdundee Safaris

Satpura Tiger Reserve, Madhya Pradesh

Denwa Backwater Escape is the latest enterprise in an expanding portfolio of Pugdundee’s stylish lodges and overlooks the mesmerising...

Courtyard House

Kanha Tiger Reserve, Madhya Pradesh

Situated near the pristine forests of Kanha is a quaint courtyard house owned by hoteliers Neelesh and Kirty Agrawal, who welcome...

Tora Eco Resort & Life Experience Centre

Sundarbans National Park, West Bengal

Tora Eco Resort sits on Bali Island surrounded by paddy fields on the banks of the river Gumdi. The lodge is a unique and authentic...

Evolve Back Kuruba Safari Lodge, Kabini

Nagarhole Tiger Reserve, Karnataka

Cleverly inspired in design by the Kadu Kuruba Hadis, the local tribal village homestead, this picturesque wilderness resort is...

The Fern Gir Forest Resort

Gir National Park, Gujarat

In the land of the famous Asiatic lions at Sasan Gir, The Fern Gir Forest Resort offers 40 well-appointed, air-conditioned villas,...

Tendu Leaf Jungle Resort

Panna Tiger Reserve, Madhya Pradesh

Situated amidst the transcendent serenity of the jungles, Tendu Leaf Jungle Resort serves as a getaway from the relentless monotony...

Rann Riders Resorts, Dasada

Little Rann of Kutch, Gujarat

Rann Riders serves as the perfect base to explore Little Rann of Kutch’s salt marshes and experience the famed culture and heritage...

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...

Svasara Jungle Lodge

Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve, Maharashtra

Set over ten acres of land near the Kolara tribal hamlet, Svasara is a Sanskrit word meaning nest, which is exactly what the lodge...

The Wildernest

Periyar Tiger Reserve, Kerala

The Wildernest is a ten-room bed & breakfast lodge located in the small town of Kumily close to the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary....

The Riverwood Forest Retreat

Pench Tiger Reserve, Madhya Pradesh

Spread over nine acres of woodland and forest gardens, the retreat is built on the banks of the beautiful monsoon river of Pachdhar...

Dhole’s Den Resort

Bandipur Tiger Reserve, Karnataka

Not unlike a very contemporary glassfronted Alpine villa, this is Karthik Davey and his wife Ingrid’s holiday home. Dhole’s...

Tiger Tops Karnali Lodge

Bardia National Park, Nepal

Tiger Tops Karnali Lodge helped put Bardia National Park on the wildlife map many years ago and today continues to offer the same...

Green Valley Resort

Coorg Valley, Karnataka

Set in two and a half acres of lush green plantation overlooking a valley in the South Coorg region, Green Valley offers a serene...

Irai Safari Retreat

Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve, Maharashtra

Located beside the village of Bhamdeli, this comfortable lodge is spread across 14 acres of naturally restored landscape overlooking...

Pench Tree Lodge, Pugdundee Safaris

Pench Tiger Reserve, Madhya Pradesh

The unique Pench Tree Lodge is set in one of the least explored areas on the northern borders of the Pench National Park, close...

Bandhav Vilas

Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve, Madhya Pradesh

Nestled among the picturesque Vindhya Hills and the natural beauty of the wild, Bandhav Vilas is a jungle resort located at the...

Musa Jungle Retreat

Manas Tiger Reserve, Assam

From the midnight trumpet of a wild elephant to the morning call of majestic peacocks, guests at the Musa Jungle Retreat can take...

Waterwoods Lodge & Resorts

Nagarhole Tiger Reserve, Karnataka

One of the oldest privately owned SAFARI GAME LODGE in NAGARHOLE TIGER RESERVE. Waterwoods is located on a picturesque river front...

Cheetal Resort

Satpura Tiger Reserve, Madhya Pradesh

Situated along the large backwaters of the Denwa river that forms the boundary of the Satpura Tiger Reserve, Cheetal Resort offers...

The Birder’s Inn

Keoladeo National Park, Rajasthan

The Birder’s Inn is run by Tirath Singh, an avid bird watcher and naturalist. Located a mere stone’s throw from the entrance...

Footprint Eco-friendly Certified accommodation

Heritage Resort Coorg

Coorg Valley, South India

Offering panoramic views of the Madikeri hills, Heritage Resort Coorg overlooks deep valleys and gurgling streams. The resort...

Olde Bangalore Resort (Bangaluru)

BENGALURU,

Olde Bangalore is a trip down memory lane – to the ‘Bangalore’ of yore, when waking up to the chirping birds and retiring...

Heritage Resort - Hampi

HAMPI,

Built on nine acres of mango and coconut plantations, Heritage Resort Hampi is an ideal getaway for tourists, business travellers...

Footprint Audit in Process

The Forest Vines Resort (Corbett), Uttarakhand

Corbett Tiger Reserve, Uttarakhand

The Forest Vines, located amidst the pristine surrounding of the Jim Corbett National Park, bestows you with the bliss of luxury...

Pepper Trail (Wayanad, Kerala)

Choose Lodging/Cruising, South India

Set in the heart of a colonial plantation, surrounded by the tropical rainforests of Wayanad, Pepper Trail relives the essence...

Abbotsford Heritage Homestay (Nainital, Uttarakhand)

Choose Lodging/Cruising, Uttarakhand

Abbotsford is an estate tucked away in the quiet corner of the Pangot-Kilbury trail bordering the outskirts of Nainital. A private...

Neeleshwar Hermitage (Kerala)

Choose Lodging/Cruising, South India

An oasis of calm set in twelve naturally landscaped acres, Neeleshwar Hermitage is built according to the traditional architectural...

PUG Audit in Process

Rhino Lodge Bardia

Bardia National Park,

Rhino Lodge is one of the oldest lodges in Bardia National Park. This lodge is the pioneer lodge who have originally developed...

Panarpani Retreat

Satpura Tiger Reserve, Madhya Pradesh

The Panarpani retreat away from daily hustle is located in the lap of the Satpura ranges near Pachmarhi, Madhya Pradesh. The surrounding...

Juna Mahal

Ranthambhore Tiger Reserve, West India

Built on an eco-friendly model, Juna Mahal is a heritage property that offers a luxury staying experience in Ranthambore. The...

Karnavati Retreat (A Homestay)

Panna Tiger Reserve, Madhya Pradesh

Located in Panna in the Madhya Pradesh region, karnavati Retreat features a balcony and lake views. There's an on-site restaurant,...

Bera Safari Lodge, Jawai Bandh Forest, Rajasthan

Choose Lodging/Cruising, West India

Bera Safari Lodge is created with passion on 10 acres of land near the Liloda Hill on the outskirts of the Kothar village 6km...

The Ranger’s Lodge,Imran’s Jungle Home

Corbett Tiger Reserve, Uttarakhand

Early morning rays and chirping birds wake you up from your slumber in Imran's big, spacious yet cozy rooms. Every room has an...

Tanhau

Corbett Tiger Reserve, Uttarakhand

Tanhau is situated in the peaceful area which is away from the concrete jungles. It is a haven to enjoy nature & wildlife away...

Riverside by Aahma

Corbett Tiger Reserve, Uttarakhand

The finest of Jim Corbett’s properties since 1989, Riverside by Aahma is Aahma’s crown jewel. The Resort has hosted visitors...

Syna Tiger Resort

Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve, Madhya Pradesh

Syna Tiger Resort is one of the premium resorts in Bandhavgarh National Park. This Bandhavgarh Resort is spread over a large area...

Samode Safari Lodge

Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve, Madhya Pradesh

Samode Safari Lodge has a necklace of private villas strung around the main lodge building. Each villa has an elegant living area...

Rosa Bandhavgarh Meadows

Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve, Madhya Pradesh

Rosa Bandhavgarh Meadows, one of the finest Bandhavgarh National Park Lodge, designed to give you an unforgettable jungle stay....

Welcomheritage Jungle Home Pench (Pench)

Pench Tiger Reserve, Madhya Pradesh

Jungle Home Pench is a hotel situated in the dense confines of Pench Tiger Reserve in Central India. On the very first sight the...

Raja Andhuvan Estate Homestay

Choose Lodging/Cruising, Tamil Nadu

Raja Andhuvan Estate is a 100 Acre coffee plantation and the family estate of Sri A.M.Nanjappan. It is situated on the main road...

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Red Earth Kabini

Nagarhole Tiger Reserve, South India

Red Earth Kabini’s ten acres is set on a peninsula, bordered by the picturesque backwaters of the Kabini Dam, which flows on...

Corbett River Creek

Corbett Tiger Reserve, Uttarakhand

Corbett River Creek is a well-equipped resort set in five acres of grounds on the banks of the Ramganga River. Accommodation is...

Paatlidun Safari Lodge

Corbett Tiger Reserve, Uttarakhand

This 13-acre lodge lies just 3.5 km from the Corbett Tiger Reserve. Ringed by the River Kosi, it is nestled in a narrow valley,...

Camp Hornbill

Corbett Tiger Reserve, Uttarakhand

For the energetic ones who are not content with simply relaxing on a holiday, Camp Hornbill offers you a good value camping experience,...

Evolve Back Chikkana Halli Estate,Coorg

Coorg Valley, South India

Bordered by the river Cauvery, Evolve Back is situated amidst a 300-acre working coffee and spice plantation, in a place often...

Tiger's Den Resort

Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve, Madhya Pradesh

Tiger’s Den Resort is located on the fringes of Tala village close to the park entrance and offers comfortable, detached cottages...

Pench Jungle Camp

Pench Tiger Reserve, Madhya Pradesh

The recently-renovated Pench Jungle Camp sits in an enviable position next to the Turia Gate of Pench National Park where parts...

Sunderban Tiger Camp

Sundarbans National Park, West Bengal

Located on Dayapur Island on the banks of the River Pitchkhali opposite the mangrove reserve, this camp is a comfortable resort...

Ken River Lodge, Pugdundee Safaris

Panna Tiger Reserve, Madhya Pradesh

Spread over 50 acres of woodland, the lodge is built on the banks of the wide crocodile infested Ken river and is home to Shyamendra...

Soulacia Hotel & Resort

Kanha Tiger Reserve, Madhya Pradesh

Spread across 12 acres of green landscape planted with more than 1,000 saplings,Soulacia is surrounded by the beautiful lush forests...

Flame of the Forest Safari Lodge

Kanha Tiger Reserve, Madhya Pradesh

Flame of the Forest is the dream of naturalist Karan Modi and his Swiss wife Isabelle Heini. It is a small,comfortable open aired...

Nahargarh

Ranthambhore Tiger Reserve, West India

With a remarkably bold vision, Gaj Singh has built the unmistakable Nahargarh to resemble a sixteenth century fort complex of...