The Bori Safari Lodge is located in the northern foothills of the Satpura Range near Dhapada village in Madhya Pradesh. The closest city is Bhopal which is about 210 km.
Bori Safari Lodge
Things to know
- The nearest airports are Bhopal (210 kms), Jabalpur (240 kms) and Nagpur (250 kms).
- If you have a few extra days you can club your stay with the at Bori Safari Lodge with a visit to Satpura Tiger Reserve and a stay at their sister property Reni Pani.
- The best time to visit the tiger reserve is during the months of December to June. The park remains closed during monsoons between early July and the end of September.
Rooms & Suites
The eight cottages are built in four clusters and sport a contemporary-rustic design. The interiors are minimalist featuring muted tones, artful décor, and rattan furnishings that complement the raw nature around. The spacious cottages come with two bedrooms large enough to comfortably accommodate a family with older children. The cottages come with a large sit-out overlooking the greenery around, perfect to soak in the beautiful wilderness around.
Restaurants & Bars
The restaurant dishes freshly prepared meals with fixed menus for varying preferences. The ingredients are local or home-grown fresh organic produce. The fixed meals have a range of cuisines like Indian, Oriental, Continental, and regional fare over different courses. The restaurant offers indoor as well as outdoor dining in a large courtyard. The lounge and bar are perfect places to share after-safari stories with other guests and naturalists.
Spa & Wellness
There is nothing more relaxing than a spa at the end of day-long safaris. The in-house spa offers different spa therapies including Ayurvedic massage, reflexology, Indian head massage, and a range of full-body treatments.
Guests staying at the Lodge can enjoy wildlife tours, 4×4 game drives, buffer rides in the park, and walking safaris led by best-in-class naturalist guides in the Bori Wildlife Sanctuary as well as the Satpura National Park. Guests can also opt for village tours, interact with locals and go on an anthropological excursion at Dhapada and other nearby villages. In-house facilities to keep guests busy include an infinity plunge pool, a spa, and a library.
At the Bori, Safari Lodge visitors can also explore exquisite after-dark safaris to experience a whole new perspective. At night, the magic of the Satpura jungles comes alive, where predators roam and the darkness of the night reverberates with animal calls and jungle rustles.
Guests also have the option of a day-long safari between the lodge and its sister property Reni Pani. A morning safari, lunch at a forest rest house in Churna, and arriving at the gate at the other end to proceed to Reni Pani or via a two-hour boat ride from the Tawa Reservoir makes for an absolutely unique experience.
Sustainability and Responsible Tourism
Bori Safari Lodge is strongly committed to the preservation of the country’s wildlife heritage. The lodge design uses low-impact building materials fashioned to blend with the natural surroundings. Solar energy and organic farming practices are followed to maintain a low imprint.
The Jehan Numa Wilderness group believes in empowering the local community by providing them with alternate livelihoods and supporting village schools. The group also teams up with the forest department for wildlife conservation and helps provide naturalist and guide training to the locals.