Wilderness Calling @Mint Bodhivann Jungle Retreat:
Situated in the core of a reserved forest and spread in the area of 1727 sq. km, Tadoba National Park is a beautiful place, located in the Chandrapur district of the state of Maharashtra. It is a part of Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve. One of the largest and oldest national park, which has endless treasure trove of large number of species of trees & plants and wildlife like panthers, tigers, hyenas, sloth bears, wild dogs, jackals, barking deer, bison, sambar, herd of deer to name a few.
Overshadowed by teak & bamboo, and with a magical landscape of rugged cliffs, marshlands, lakes, etc., it’s full of unlike flora and fauna, which was once privileged by shikaras (hunters). It was declared as National Park in the year of 1955. Total area of the park is 116.55 Km2. The park was declared a Project Tiger reserve in 1995. It is one of the best tiger reserves of India as tiger population has increased rapidly. Tadoba National Park and Andhari wildlife sanctuary together form the Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve.
There is a great history behind the name of Tadoba National Park. Tadoba or Taru was the name of god of tribal people who reside in the dense Tadoba region of the forest. It is believed that Taru was a chief of village, who was killed in a legendary encounter with a tiger. After this, a shrine was made dedicated to the God Taru that exists under a huge tree and on the bank of Tadoba Lake. It is a part of Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve. Andhari region, whereas “Andhari” is derived from name of Andhari River that flows in this area.
Main Highlights of the place:
- The Tadoba National Park is surrounded by some beautiful temples and lakes such as the Sankatmochan Hanuman Mandir, Tadoba Lake, Siv Mandir, Urjanagar Lake, St. Micheal Church, Durga Maa Temple and Ayyappa Temple.
- Nature Walk
- Village Visit
- Local Crafts
Property Description -
Mint Bodhivann Jungle Retreat, Tadoba endorses a conscious lifestyle amidst nature. The place is themed after the forests that surround the neighboring areas. We, at Mint Bodhivann, aim at integrating, nurturing and growing a community of conscious travelers, who enjoys nature and gives back to it through their own humble means. If you are bound by the love for nature, you will also enjoy our practice of conscious wildlife tourism.
Located close to Tadoba National Park, this property is the perfect stay in case you are looking forward to spot its unique flora and fauna. To experience jungle safari at its natural best, visit Tadoba National Park and have an amazing adrenaline rush.
Our property is enveloped on all sides by dense forest and the reception and dining areas are designed keeping the natural elements in mind. Spend your peaceful evenings at the lounge here, which is decorated with signature antique furnishings, a library and a section for board games. Our team will also be happy to arrange safari and engage you in experiential activities during your stay.