Machaan Wilderness Lodge Nagarahole

Churicad Srimangala, Virajpet, Karnataka 571217


Located in the vicinity of the Rajiv Gandhi National Park, Machaan the wilderness lodge is an unperturbed Jungle resort that will give you an authentic Jungle living experience. Come and relax in this jungle resort, which is designed to take away all your worries. Smell the refreshing aroma of freshly ground black coffee as you wake up and take a look out of your balcony. The Machaan wilderness lodge is situated in a coffee estate in Southern Coorg, which is famous all over the world as the coffee bowl of India.

Declared as 37th tiger reserve under project tiger in the Nagarhole National Park has played an important role in the area of Tiger conservation in the country. Nagarhole National Park is under consideration by UNESCO as a World Heritage site. This national park comprises a rich set of wildlife diversity. Some of its most famous inhabitants include names such as the Royal Bengal Tiger, Indian leopard, sloth bear, striped Hyena, chital, Sambar deer, barking deer, four-horned antelope, wild boar, Asian elephant, grey langur, bonnet macaque, mongoose squirrel, Indian giant squirrel, porcupine, golden jackal and the striped necked mongoose.

The reptile population in Nagarhole is sizeable and contains reptiles such as Russell's viper, common krait, bamboo pit viper, rat snake, common wolf snake, common Vine snake, Indian monitor lizard, and common toad. The national park houses more than 270 species of birds which includes some of the most critically endangered birds such as Oriental white-backed vulture, lesser adjutant, greater spotted eagle, Oriental white Ibis, Malabar grey hornbill, red-headed vulture, white-bellied blue wing parakeet, and the Nilgiri wood pigeon.

The Nagarhole National Park is a paradise for wildlife lovers.


Machaan Wilderness Resort has designed all the accommodation options in such a manner that it has a minimum human imprint on the ecology of the area. This helps us in maintaining the delicate natural balance of the area. They have two types of accommodation options namely the cottages and cabins.

Each cottage contains two separate living areas separated by a common door. Ideal for a family vacation the cottages have been designed with locally sourced ingredients and they will give you a rustic feeling.

The cabins are two-storied cottages which will give you an unparalleled view of the estate. Enjoy your morning coffee in the company of Nilgiris with cuckoos and mynas acting as your alarm clocks, at the Machaan wilderness resort.


Vana our in-house restaurant serves some of the finest delectable local cuisines. Let our chefs compel you to write ravishing reviews about the scintillating dishes you had at our restaurant. You can enjoy mind-boggling views along with mouth-watering dishes at Vana.

Health & Recreation

Enjoy a jungle safari at the nearby Nagarhole National Park and pay a visit to the king of the Jungle, the Royal Bengal Tiger. Apart from the king, the Nagarhole national park consists of a rich wildlife variety of various other animals as well as birds.

Free yourself by capturing the images of these animals and birds, so that next time whenever you are in a foul mood you could see these photographs and have a faint smile on your face by remembering your time at the Machan wilderness lodge.

Sit on a chilly night beside the bonfire with delicious kebabs and other barbeque items served for your convenience. Cater your smell senses to a heavenly experience by visiting the majestic coffee plantations of Coorg. Spend some quality relaxing time at the library lounge, which is a quiet place fully equipped with an indoor fireplace. We will be more than happy to serve you organic cold-pressed juices as well as freshly brewed filter coffee as you contemplate life at this quiet place.

The adventure freaks amongst you won't be disappointed as there is a famous river rafting site known as Bara pole near our resort. Experience the thrill of White Water River rafting as the currents of the river splash cool water on your face and you struggle to keep balance amongst the Rocky terrain.


  • Outdoor fireplace
  • BBQ facilities
  • Picnic area
  • Garden
  • Airport transfer
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Travel desk
  • Concierge service
  • Library
  • Walking tours
  • Badminton
  • Hiking
  • Board games
  • Books
  • DVDs
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