We were due to stay at another place, until we discovered this new gem. Svasara is the only resort located at the quieter (less nonsense) Kolara Gate which is not as commercial and crowded as the Moharli gate of the Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve. There's also a new Taj Property due to come up here in sometime.
It's a very well designed, luxurious and modern looking new hotel. Ranjit and Nandita, the guys running the place, are personal and professional and left no stone unturned in ensuring we were 100% satisfied with our trip, i.e. sightings, safaris, stay, food, etc. and made us feel comforted as if at home in every way.
It's well worth the money spent and we also met some other good guests staying the with us. I would only recommend to stay at this place in Tadoba and book early as safari's are hard to get. (Though, Ranjit will manage these for you with ease).
Just returned back to Mumbai and plan to visit again, as soon as I can.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- SVASARA JUNGLE LODGE The award-winning Svasara Jungle Lodge is the premier luxury destination at Tadoba Tiger Reserve in the Vidarbha Region of Maharashtra, Central India. Svasara is an upscale jungle eco-lodge set over a sprawling 10-acres with beautiful views of the Tadoba hills and the forest. At Svasara, you experience an indigenous jungle with uniquely designed guest areas from the outside, while inside the lodge you relax in the comfort of elegant luxury set in safari chic interiors. TADOBA NATIONAL PARK Tadoba National Park has one of the highest densities of Tigers in the wild. The park has a rich biodiversity, including the large Tadoba Lake and beautiful dry-deciduous forests of bamboo and teak. Other species such as leopard, wild dog, sloth bear, gaur (Indian bison), chital (spotted deer), nilgai (blue bull), sambar, etc. are all found across the park. The park is also a popular birding destination with nearly two hundred species of birds. The park is CLOSED on Tuesdays. THE LODGE LOCATION Svasara is a stone's throw from Tadoba's Kolara Gate-any closer and it would be inside! The Lodge is 100 kilometres (2-hours driving distance) from the city of Nagpur, Maharashtra. Closest airport is Nagpur and closest rail stations are Warora (51 kilometres), Chandrapur (90 kilometres) and Nagpur. ACCOMMODATION & FACILITIES: Svasara Lodge has 12 spacious luxurious suites with all the modern amenities like air conditioners, 24-hour hot & cold water, full power backup, in-room safe locker, fridge, tea/coffee maker, satellite TV, private sitting courtyard, and more. Svasara provides old-world hospitality with personalized care-be it safety with doctor-on-call, or laundry, or inter-connected rooms with king & twin beds especially suited for families. Delectable and diverse cuisines made using the freshest ingredients from our own small organic farm or local farms, and with the utmost regard to food safety standards, whet the appetite. Unique seasonal menus featuring home-grown organic produce such as oranges and watermelons make for a memorable visit to this region of Central India. "The Teakhouse" at Svasara is a unique open-air pavilion that encompasses Svasara's Outdoor Dining in the Vegetable Garden, Open-Air Cinema & Conservation Centre, and an Outdoor Tandoor & Bonfire for evening settings. ... more less
- Also Known As:
- Svasara Jungle Lodge At Tadoba Kolara, Maharashtra