Samode Safari Lodge, Bandhavgarh National Park

Village- Mardari, P.O. Dhamokar, Dist- Umaria, Madhya Pradesh, India


Here, leaves don’t rustle, water doesn’t tickle, grasses stop to move and even the wind pauses to hold its breath- no other living being can rule the vicinity of Bandhavgarh except its king, the Royal Bengal tiger. Nestled in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh, Bandhavgarh is one of the most renowned tiger reserves in the Asia continent. Apart from the roaring of this jungle king, you can also hear the chirping of the birds and watch host of other flora and fauna in the forest of Bandhavgarh.

This impenetrable woodland is also home to some of the rarest species on planet earth. Near to this dense land is the Samode Safari Lodge; a luxuriant destination for the adventure lovers who visit Bandhavgarh to have some thrilling experience of wildlife. The décor and architecture of this luxury lodge echo the jungle life and adds on more excitement to your venture. The colors of local lifestyle is scattered in each and every corner of Samode.


The 12 highly luxurious and sophisticated cottages scattered around the grassy area of the lodge present a perfect picture of a safari in the vicinity of Bandhavgarh. All the cottages are made up of mud and local materials and have a traditional, rustic feel in it. Painted in white, these cottages have designs in a traditional local style.

These free-standing cottages are beautifully furnished and have ample space to make your each visit a cozy experience. Apart from the incredible sophisticated bathroom with tub and shower, an outdoor courtyard bathroom is also available in each cottage.

A sitting room, bedroom, dressing room and a private verandah give you the feel of a ‘home away home’ in this wild land. The interior of each cottage is decorated with wooden items and local artifacts. Extremely luxurious and chic, each of the cottage room is well equipped with modern facilities like Jacuzzi, LCD TV, DVD Player and personalized guest amenities.


Samode Safari Lodge has a system of ‘different menu, different venue’; means you can take your food wherever you want to in the lodge premise. There are host of options for dining in Samode, you just have to choose your picture perfect location that suits your mood. Whether you want to dine in dining room, on pool side, under the sky or in your own chalet- the choice is completely yours.

The lodge serves delicious continental, oriental and Indian cuisines. A gourmet dining at the lodge restaurant or barbecues around campfires, each of your dining experience will make you feel the excitement to be in a jungle safari.

In Samode Safari Lodge you will also find a large variety of wines. Relish the outside views with a fine glass of wine while sitting in your private verandah. The lodge provides complimentary picnics so that your tour would be equally enjoyed by all your family members.

Health & Recreation

You each day in Samode will be full of recreational and adventurous activities. Experience a thrilling game safari in the morning with the expert team of the lodge. The team will guide you to experience the best of the wildlife in the dense forest of Bandhavgarh. In the afternoon set out for a sightseeing tour to the forts and temples of the place. The nearby village is also an ideal place to visit as there you can have the glimpse of real rural Indian lifestyle. View over 250 species of birds in a tour to the jungle. The lodge arranges campfire every evening to give its guests a feel of real thrill in this wild land. For those who are health conscious, the hotel has arrangement for a gymnasium well equipped with all modern equipments.

Spa & Wellness

During your stay in Samode Safari Lodge, unwind your senses in the spa and ayurvedic massage center of the lodge. The sumptuous spa and massage therapy in this sublime jungle lodge will make you ease your muscles after a daylong outing to the jungle and the countryside.

The expert team in these centers will give you a never before experience with the use of natural oils and powders. During the winter season, savor a hot steam bath in the steam room of the lodge and discover a new you in your appearance and personality.


  • Air Condition
  • Personalized Guest Amenities
  • Laundry
  • LCD Television
  • E-mailing
  • Jeep Safari
  • Resident Naturalists
  • Organic Vegetable Patch
  • Swimming Pool
  • Money Changing Facility
  • Gymnasium
  • Art Gallery
  • Shopping Arcade
  • Spa/massage Center
  • Steam Room
  • Jacuzzi
  • Aroma & Ayurvedic Massage
  • TV Room
  • Night Vision Camera
  • Telescope
  • Camp Fire in the Evening
  • Sightseeing
  • Baby Sitting
  • Cooking Demonstration
  • Game Drives
  • Village Safari
  • Night Bird watching
  • Picnic Arrangements
  • Tour to Bandhavgarh Fort
  • Elephant Rides
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