Nestled near the Vindhya Hills of Madhya Pradesh is where you will find Bandhavgarh National Park. The former hunting preserve of the Maharaja of Rewa, it is known to have the highest density of tigers in India and is also home to a number of animals and birds. So if you’ve decided to visit this incredible nature reserve, we suggest that you stay at Samode Safari Lodge. Located right on the edge of the park, this purpose-built property has everything you need in the middle of nature.
Combining the luxuries of an African safari lodge in a setting that’s inspired by the village kothis of the state, Samode Safari Lodge gives you a unique experience.
At the heart of the property is the main lodge building where you can make use of the main lounge that’s complete with wooden flooring, fireplaces and an open deck. It also boasts a poolroom and a well-stocked library. Freckled around this building are 12 private villas, each with an elegant living room, a spacious lounge and a private veranda. During your stay here, Samode Safari Lodge arranges morning and evening safaris with one of the lodge’s local trackers and professional guides who take you around the jungle in a private 4×4. Apart from safaris, Samode Safari Lodge has a number of activities to keep you occupied. Take a dip in the open-air swimming pool or work out in a state-of-the-art gym. Go for a jog or cycle along the trails near the lodge.
Explore the nearby Mardari village or unwind at the spa. Samode Safari Lodge also has a host of dining options. From indoor dining at the main restaurant, a barbecue around a campfire and a table out in the bushes to long lazy poolside meals, romantic dining in the privacy of your own villa or a picnic in the wilderness, it caters to your every need.