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Located at the entrance to Bandhavgarh National Park in India’s tiger country, Samode Safari Lodge brings a new level of luxury to the safari experience. Steeped in Indian tradition with outstanding hospitality, this Relais & Chateaux property offers a sophisticated base for travellers seeking a glimpse of an elusive tiger.
Twelve private villas are dotted around the grounds, each with a spacious bedroom with stunning indoor/outdoor bathroom, separate living space, dressing area, and private veranda. Inside, Indian artworks and artefacts sit alongside modern amenities for a comfortable, atmospheric stay.
The food ranges from restaurant dining to casual poolside meals, campfire barbeques, picnics and romantic in-villa dining. Expect fragrant curries and high-quality wines.
Bandhavgarh has India’s highest population of tigers, and experienced guides will help you track them, along with leopards, sloth bears, spotted deer and numerous bird species. Back at the lodge, unwind with an infinity pool and impressive spa.
- Restaurant and lounge
- Outdoor swimming pool & children’s pool
- Jacuzzi and steam room
- Pool/snooker table
- Game drives
- Tiger tracking and birdwatching
- Nature walks
- Local village visits and cookery classes
- Stargazing and picnics
Samode Safari Lodge is five minutes away from the entrance to the Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve (Ghori Gate). The private villas, complete with spacious bedrooms, a separate living space, dressing area and private veranda live up to the exceptional Relais & Chateaux standard. In addition, the naturalists here are incredibly well-informed and their knowledge really contributes to the ultimate safari experience that guests receive here.
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You can rely on our extensive first-hand knowledge and years of experience in the country you’re visiting. We use only the best expert guides, and provide insider tips on the local customs, and everything from vibrant festivals to hidden Himalayan monasteries
Your holiday will be as unique as you are. By getting to know you and what makes you tick, we fuse our wealth of expertise and a deep understanding of our destinations to create unique day by day itineraries that are built around you.