Best known for introducing the concept of glamping in India, The Ultimate Travelling Camp (TUTC) is all set to expand
Best known for introducing the concept of glamping in India, The Ultimate Travelling Camp (TUTC) is all set to expandto lodges and palaces. Its latest takeover being a luxury jungle lodge nestled deep in the rainforests of the Terai, Uttar Pradesh, India. The all new rebranded TUTC’s Jaagir Lodge, Dudhwa was originally a colonial structure built in the 1940’s.
It is a gateway to India’s four distinct forests reserves – Dudhwa, Katarniaghat, Kishanpur and Pilibhit. Within close proximity of the Dudhwa Tiger Reserve, the lodge is a witness to the long-standing Bengal Tiger conservation programme – ‘Project Tiger’ championed by well-known conservationist, Billy Arjan Singh. It is home to few critically endangered species like the Indian one-horned rhinoceros, ganges river dolphins and fishing cats. Dudhwa being one of the most biodiverse regions and endangered ecosystems in India is home to 38 species of mammals, 90 species of fish, and some 500 species of birds in addition to half of the world’s 4,000 swamp deer, Indian crocodile, wild elephants and one of the best places in the world for seeing the gharial in its natural habitat.
The Dudhwa National Park is about a 5-hour drive away from Lucknow airport. For the ultimate luxury travel experience, one can charter an aircraft from Delhi to Ballia airstrip which is just 12 kilometers away from the lodge. TUTC’s Jaagir Lodge not only promises guests a luxurious stay but also familiarizes guests about the conservation initiatives and wildlife protection in Terai ecosystem with its bunchof expert conservationists and naturalists. You could cycle around sugarcane farms to explore the rich flora and fauna, ride elephants or take a boat ride to see the gharials hunting the shallows or marvel at the Indian crocodile. You could also interact with the local Tharu tribe who happily co-exist with the wild and call themselves ‘people of the forest’. Celebrate authentic food with elaborate menus satiating different taste buds, curated by award-winning chefs that make way for an epicurean exploration. Currently, the lodge features seven luxury suites and soon to be opened two luxury villas and four stilted villas. The property is within easy reach of transport hubs and major cities. Go for the5 night/6 day itinerary for a wholesome wildlife experience.
The lodge will be operational from 19th December, 2017 to 15th June, 2018 when the game viewing is at its best. For further queries call on +91- 8010902222, write to [email protected] or visit www.tutc.com.
TUTC’s Jaagir Lodge Dudhwa