Located in the buffer zone of Pench Tiger Reserve, about 10-minutes drive from the park gate, Tuli Tiger Corridor consists of 8 luxury tented rooms and 15 cottages built around a lake. The luxury tents are spacious and air-conditioned, with large bathrooms as well as TVs, DVD players and heaters. Large outdoor decks look out on the lake or forest. The stone-built cottages have a similar design.
The lodge has its own vehicles and expert guides for game drives within the park, which take place twice a day and form the core of your stay. Pench has a good number of tigers, plus sloth bears, leopards, gaur, Indian wild dogs and spotted deer. Every safari is accompanied by a naturalist guide from Tuli Tiger Corridor, whose knowledge is at your disposal.
The lodge has a large swimming pool for relaxing after jeep safaris, and there's a library where you can browse among the books and magazines. At the spa you can benefit from health-giving Ayurveda treatments, based on centuries-old therapies and practises. The restaurant serves both Indian and continental meals made from fresh, organic ingredients.
Open: Tuli Tiger Corridor Pench is open from 1st October to 30th June, to coincide with the opening dates of Pench National Park.
Location: Tuli Tiger Corridor Pench is set in 9 hectares of lush grounds in the buffer zone of Pench National Park, near a natural lake. The nearest airport and train station are in Nagpur about 100 kms away.
Rooms: Tuli Tiger Corridor has cottage and tents. The 15 cottages offer cosy, well-furnished accommodation and bathrooms with both indoor and outdoor showers. The 8 tents are spacious with private dining areas and en-suite bathrooms. Tent amenities include TV, DVD player and minibar. Both cottage and tents have private verandas. All are well spaced apart to ensure privacy.
Activities: Jeep safaris in Pench National Park, nature walks, bird watching, and relaxing at the lodge.
Facilities: The Habitat is the dining, lounge, library and bar tent. The bar has a good range of drinks. The library has a range of books and magazines and guests can relax over a game of snooker. There are good views of the jungle from the tent. There is a swimming pool. The spa specialises in Ayurvedic treatments. Slide shows and wildlife films are shown on some evenings and tribal dances are sometimes performed for guests. There is a small shop selling souvenirs.
Dining: There is a choice of cuisines including Indian, Chinese and continental, using fresh produce from the nearby village. Meals are taken at individual tables.
Children: Children of all ages are welcome.
Health: We recommend malaria prophylactics for travel to India.
Communication: There is internet access, but this can be erratic.
"We thoroughly enjoyed the colonial style of the place being amazed to find a bathtub sitting in the middle of a huge bathroom in the middle of the jungle! The staff were if anything rather too helpful but the overall standard was excellent. "