Jagir Lodge – by The Ultimate Travelling Camp (TUTC), Dudhwa

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One trip-Four Experiences…

Located in the foothills of the mighty Himalayas, the wildlife enthusiast can enjoy exploring four separate forest Reserves. The Dudhwa Tiger Reserve encompasses four distinctly different parks, three of which are close to each other. Kishanpur Wildlife Sanctuary and Dudhwa National Park and fourth that is connected through a tiger corridor, the Pilibhit Tiger Reserve.

Together they enjoy the same Terai eco-system, of rich alluvial plains and lush green forests. The Dudhwa Tiger Reserve is part of Project Tiger, India’s longest running Royal Bengal tiger conservation programme.

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Itinerary – 1 : Realm of Wilderness (2 Nights / 03 Days)

Day 01: After your arrival in Lucknow, journey to Jaagir Lodge (236 kms / 04.30 hours approx.). Enjoy the dramatic drive through farmlands and countryside, to reach your luxurious rustic oasis at the edge of the Dudhwa National Park. Later, the lodge naturalist will discuss the various activities available as part of your programme.

Day 02: Set off on an early morning elephant safari in Dudhwa National Park. Spend the afternoon at leisure enjoying in-house activities. You have the flexibility of exploring the surrounding on cycle or may choose an activity from a list of optional excursions like an afternoon safari to Kishanpur Wildlife Sanctuary or combine a visit to the Tanda Village with Kishanpur Wildlife Sanctuary.

Day 03: After breakfast, drive to Lucknow for your stay there or to travel onward for next destination.

 

Itinerary – 2 : Call of the Wild (03 Nights / 04 Days)

Day 01: After your arrival in Lucknow, journey to Jaagir Lodge (236 kms /04 1/2 hours approx.). Enjoy the dramatic drive through farmlands and countryside, to reach your luxurious rustic oasis at the edge of the Dudhwa National Park. Later, the lodge naturalist will discuss the various activities available as part of your programme.

Day 02: Set off on an early morning elephant safari in Dudhwa National Park. After lunch, discover the flora and fauna of Kishanpur Wildlife Sanctuary. Or choose to combine the optional excursion to Tanda Vil

lage with Kishanpur.

Day 03: The afternoon is at leisure to enjoy in-house activities. You have the flexibility of exploring the surrounding on cycle or may choose an activity from a list of optional excursion like a full-day safari to the Katarniaghat  Wildlife Sanctuary. Enjoy a boat safari on the River Girva, followed by a 4×4 jeep safari in the sanctuary.

Day 04: After breakfast, drive to Lucknow for your stay there or to travel onward for next destination.

 

Itinerary – 3 : The Fabled Forest (05 Nights / 06 Days)

Day 01: After your arrival in Lucknow, journey to Jaagir Lodge  (236 kms /04:30 hours approx.). Enjoy the dramatic drive through farmlands and countryside, to reach your luxurious rustic oasis at the edge of the Dudhwa National Park. Later, the lodge naturalist will discuss the various activities available as part of your programmed.

Day 02: Enjoy an early morning elephant safari at the Dudhwa National Park. After lunch, discover the flora fauna of Kishanpur Wildlife with Kishanpur Wildlife Sanctuary.

Day 03: Today, you’ll explore the Katarniaghat Wildlife Sanctuary on a full-day excursion. Enjoy a boat safari on the River Girva, followed by a 4×4 jeep safari in the sanctuary.

Day 04: Today, you will explore the Pilibhit Tiger Reserve on a full-day safari.

Day 05: Spend the day at leisure enjoying in-house activities. You have the flexibility of exploring the surrounding on cycle or may choose an optional activity like a full-day excursion to a Tharu village.

Day 06: After breakfast, drive to Lucknow for your stay there or to travel onward for next destination.

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ACCOMMODATION :

Generations of a proud family have infused Jaagir Lodge with charm and character. This pioneering family tamed the wildness and created this oasis in the wild. Immerse in the opulence of grand colonial style suites crafted to suit every whim. At this farmstead, away from the hustle and bustle of city life, reconnect with your spiritual and primeval self. Awake to a magical sunrise and walk in mango orchards with your resident naturalist or listen to chirping birds as you sit cosily in your private veranda sipping a perfect cup of tea.

DINING :

Let your taste-buds travel. At Jaagir Lodge, we take pride in giving a complete safari experience, melding tradition with luxury. Elaborate setting and menus make way for an epicurean exploration, based on local cuisine and time tested recipes. Linger over a perfect drink or get a hands-on cooking lesson by our very own master chefs. Each day is different at the Jaagir Lodge and as you returns to the homestead, that warm feeling is not only of a well spent, but also in anticipation of the culinary delights that a wait.

ACTIVITIES:

Fully guided and assisted safaris along with well trained naturalist*

Top of the line cycles, vehicles and other gear with equipment

Guided walks and exciting excursion

Sundowners and interactive sessions

Photography lessons

(*naturalists are trained in animal behavior, outdoor emergencies and first aid.)

CLIMATE & SAFARI SEASON:

Dudhwa boasts of mostly pleasant climes, although the winters can be quit cold with temperature dropping up to 2C and can go as high as 45 C in the peak of the summers.

The Park has adequate rainfall and is closed to visitors from mid- June to mid November for the rainy season.

The Park remains open from 15th November to 15th June every year and has the following safari timings:

  • Winter timings: 0630 – 1100 hours and 1400 to 1730* hours
  • Summer timings: 0530 – 1000 hours and 1500 to 1900* hours

(*Schedule time or sunset, whichever is earlier)

GRATUITIES:

Individual tipping is not encouraged at the Lodge. There will be a tip box placed at the reception and guests can put their tip/gratuity in the box. Separate envelopes will be provided for guests to place gratuities for the naturalists. Gratuities for drivers and other park personnel is included in the safari package. If guests are extremely happy with the service of the safari driver and forest guide, they may add to the gratuity.

HOW TO REACH THE JAAGIR LODGE:

Near the India -Nepal border, in the lush hinterlands of the state of Uttar Pradesh, lies the rustic Jaagir Lodge.

Nearest Airports:

Lucknow International Airport (India): 236 kms/4.5 hours approx.

Dhangandhi Airport (Nepal)*: 28 kms/45 minutes approx. (Excluding immigration time)

*There is an immigration check at the international border. Foreign nationals need valid Indian Visa and Indian Nationals need valid photo-identity document to reach the lodge from this airport.

Chartered Flight*: There is a provision of arriving by chartered flight at Mujaha Airport which is just 12 kms, away from the Lodge.

(*Subject to prior permissions and clearance from concerned authorities.)

By Surface :

One can easily reach the Jaagir Lodge from

Lucknow : 236 kms / 4.5 hours approximately

Kanpur : 320 kms / 6.5 hours approximately

Dhangadhi (Nepal) : 28 kms / 45 minutes approximately

By Trains :

Jaagir Lodge is connected by train to the major cities of India including Kanpur, Agra, Varanasi, Delhi and Mumbai through the following railheads.

Shahjahanpur Railway Station: 110 kms/2.5 hours approximately

Lucknow Railway Station: 233 kms/4.5 hours approximately

RECOMMENDED CLOTHING:

The dress code is casual and comfortable depending on the season.

March to June – As the weather ranges from warm to hot, light cotton and linen clothing will suffice throughout summer in the daytime.

On safari, it is suggested that you wear a hat and carry a pair of dark glasses.

November to February – As the weather ranges from pleasant to very cold with possibility of rain, full sleeved cotton or denim shirts / blouses, a light jumper / fleece Shawl for the early morning safari and evening is recommended. Warm layered clothes will suffice in December and January.

Avoid wearing bright coloured clothes when on safari. Shades of green, olive, beige, khaki are ideal.

Safaris may prove to be dusty it is advisable to so carry a face mask, clear sight goggles, cap / hat. Also recommended is sunscreen of SPF 45 and above Comfortable walking shoes recommended for activities, like hikes and cycling in the vicinity. At the Lodge, smart casual are recommended.

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Tariff 2017-18

ROOM OCCUPANCY TOUR COST
02 Nights 03 Nights 03 Nights
LUXURY ROOM Single 78,000* 1,08,000* 1,65,000*
Third Person on Twin 45,000* 63,000* 97,500*
Child without bed (6-11years) 9,000* 13,500* 22,500*
Child with extra bed (6-11Years) 15,000* 22,500* 37,500*
Child without bed (0-05 Years) NIL NIL NIL
Child with extra bed (0 – 05 Years) 6,000* 9,000* 15,000*
LUXURY SUITE Single 1,00000* 1,41,000* 2,20000*
Per Person on Twin 58,000* 82,500* 1,30,000*
Third Person Supplement (Above 11 Years) 30,000* 45,000* 75,000*
Fourth Person Supplement (Above 11 Years) 24,000* 36,000* 60,000*
Child without bed (06-11Years) 9,000* 13,500* 22,5000*
Child without extra bed (6-11 Years) 15,000* 22,500* 37,500*
Child without bed (0-05 Years) NIL NIL NIL
Child with extra bed (0-05 Years) 6,000* 9,000* 15,000*
LUXURY VILLAS Single 1,30,000* 1,86,000* 2,95,000*
Per Person on Twin 76,000* 1,09,500* 1,75,000*
Third Person Supplement (Above 11 Years) 30,000* 45,000* 75,000*
  Fourth Person supplement (Above 11 Years) 24,000* 36,000* 60,000*
Child without bed (06-11Years) 9,000* 13,500* 22,500*
Child with extra bed (06-11 Years) 15,000* 22,500* 37,500*
Child without bed (0-05 Years) NIL NIL NIL
Child with extra bed (0-05 Years) 6,000* 9,000* 15,000*

*The above stated prices are on per person basis for the entire package. GST is extra. Prices are subject to change without prior notice.

02 Nights package includes – 1 Game drive including 1 Elephant Safari

03 Nights includes – 02 Game Drive including, 01 Elephant Safari 

05 nights includes – 04 Game Drives including 01 Elephant Safari.

*Conditions apply.

Supplement for tour excursions, including safari on exclusive basis (per vehicle for the entire package based on one to four person travelling together).

TOUR PROGRAM SUPPLEMENTARY COST

(Per Vehicles for Tour Package)

02 Nights / 3 Days INR 16,000*
03 Nights / 4 Days INR 35,000*
05 Nights / 6 Days INR 80,000*

* The above stated rates are in INR based on per vehicles basis for the entire tour. These rates are applicable up to four people travelling together in a vehicle. GST is extra. Conditions apply

PEAK PERIOD SUPPLEMENT :

Booking made for stay between 24th Dec, 2017 to 5th Jan, 2018 and 24th Dec, 2018 to 5th Jan, 2019 would attract an additional supplement of INR 10,000 per person per night on twin sharing basis, and a compulsory Gala Dinner Supplement of INR 5,000* per person for 25th Dec, 31st Dec, 2017 and 2018.

INCLUSION :

  • Accommodations in luxury room / suite / villa
  • All meal as mentioned in the itinerary, including tea, coffee and soft beverages, in the lodge restaurant
  • Personalised butler service
  • Guided excursion as specified in the tour program on shared basis
  • Safari on shared basis with a naturalist as mentioned in the tour program
  • Complimentary activities as mentioned in the tour program
  • Still camera fees (not professional) as applicable

EXCLUSIONS :

  • Prices do not include international or internal airfare
  • Arrival and departure transfers (other than from Lucknow)
  • Any optional tour mentioned in the itinerary
  • Gratuities to service staff including local guides and drivers
  • Good & Service Tax applicable as 5% (subject to change without prior notice)
  • Taxes not mentioned in the package inclusion and insurance
  • Expenses of a personal nature like telephone calls, laundry, special   beverages, porterage at airports / and railway stations
  • Professional still and video camera fees
  • Pre or post tour and any other extensions 

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Address :

Jagir Lodge
Bikram Ban Farms,
Pallia Kalan,
Dist., Lakhimpur Kheri,
Uttar Pradesh.

Property Website : https://www.tutc.com/jaagir-lodge-dudhwa/

To book mail us on : info@tornosindia.com

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