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Jaagir Lodge

About Jaagir Lodge, Dudhwa National Park

Once the hunting lodge of the British Governor, Jaagir Lodge is set within seven acres of woodland near the entrance to Dudhwa National Park. Comprising seven luxurious rooms and suites and two luxurious villas, or ‘jhaalas’, the lodge is furnished with antique fittings and rich fabrics for a feeling of understated opulence. 

Jaagir Lodge is ideally situated for exploring the national park, which protects a wide variety of endangered species including tigers and one-horned rhinos.

Jaagir Lodge details

Style

A luxuriously appointed 1940’s hunting lodge.  

Setting

The lodge is set within seven acres of private forest on the outskirts of Dudhwa National Park, located in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh on the border with Nepal. 

Accommodation & Facilities

The lodge offers four luxury rooms, three luxury suites and two luxury villas. All of the rooms feature bespoke furniture and ensuite bathrooms, while the luxury suites also have a private verandah from where guests can admire the surrounding landscapes and gardens. The two villas are designed in a traditional Terai style with thatched roofs, and each accommodate up to five guests.

The lodge also has a small outdoor swimming pool, a library and an activity centre where guests can go to watch television, play board games or listen to talks from the lodge’s resident naturalists.

Dining

Jaagir Lodge serves a mixture of traditional regional and global cuisines, using herbs and vegetables sourced from their on-site organic garden. Guests can also enjoy a hands-on cooking lesson from the head chef to learn how to prepare the lodge’s signature dishes themselves. Vegetarian and other dietary requirements can be catered for. 

Activities

The main focus at Jaagir Lodge is on game drives and safaris into Dudhwa National Park to observe tigers, one horned rhinos and elephants, amongst many other wildlife species. Guests can also head out on a cruise along the Sharada River, looking out for dolphins, gharials and waterbirds, or on an excursion to one of the local villages. 

Child Policy

Children welcome.

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