At India's Mahua Kothi, authentic cuisine, elegant accommodations, and stunning safaris make for an unforgettable experience.
Nestled deep within India's beautiful Bandhavgarh National Park, The Mahua Kothi safari lodge seamlessly blends the rustic landscape with the comforts of home.
In addition to the main lodge, there are 12 separate, air-conditioned "kutiyas," or jungle huts, ensuring an intimate and comfortable stay for every guest. The communal areas are equally inviting: watch cooks prepare traditional meals in the open kitchen, dine on the roof-top patio, have a picnic under a Mahua butter tree, or star-gaze on the veranda at night.
For the ultimate in relaxation, practice some yoga, cool off in the swimming pool, or explore the grounds on foot or bicycle. And for a truly Indian experience, go an a guided safari - by jeep or by elephant - through the surrounding jungles and grasslands, where you're bound to see tigers, leopards, jungle cats, and other exotic wildlife.
*Please note that Mahua Kothi and the National Park are closed between July 1st and September 30th.
The Mahua Kothi is situated in scenic Bandhavgarh National Park, in the Madhya Pradesh province in central India. Guests flying from Delhi or Mumbai will receive complimentary ground transfer from the Jabalpur airport (four hours); transfers are also available from the train station in Umaria (40 minutes).
The nearest airport is Jabalpur Airport : 193 km / 121 miles