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Set amidst breathtaking surroundings and home to a wide variety of birds, mammals, and other wildlife, Vanghat is aesthetically and sustainably designed to perfectly align with nature. The lodge is composed of 9 cottages, 4 mud and thatched cottages, and 5 stone cottages. Each cottage can accommodate maximum of 3 guests, has an en-suite bathroom and a veranda. Vanghat returns to the ones it truly belongs to, the wildlife. They live and promote the philosophy of 'smart minimalism
Arrive at Jolly Grand Airport and proceed to Vanghat Jungle Lodge located on the bank of Western Ramganga River, inside the Kalagarh Tiger Reserve, which is a forest division of Corbett Tiger Reserve. An internationally acclaimed eco lodge far from any human habitation, Vanghat is nestled deep in the awe inspiring Ramganga valley. Exclusively crafted for wildlife enthusiasts, anglers, bird watchers and nature lovers. The envious location of the lodge affords long walks in the wild country and unexplored territories, the experience of which is enhanced by some of the finest and most experienced naturalists. Keeping in mind the needs of an international traveller, each cottage is designed with modern interiors to ensure maximum comfort. Each mud cottage and trappers hut (stone cottage) has a spacious bedroom and attached toilet facilities.Please note that the hike to Vanghat is about 1.8 kms. This walk through the village of Baluli and riverine forest is an excellent introduction to the valley, and can prove to be the most personally satisfying way of reaching the Lodge. Porters are provided however guests are requested to travel light. Average fitness and good walking shoes are vital. Check into the lodge. Evening nature walk alongside Ramganga River. Overnight at Vanghat.
Note: It is advisable to book morning flight because of long distance drive. Transfer from Indira Gandhi International Airport Delhi is also available at additional cost Note: Guest have to walk for 1.8 Km (45 Min) to reach lodge. Porters are provided. However guests are requested to travel light. Average fitness and good walking shoes are vital.
Today start your day around the camp and return to the camp for breakfast. The trek from Vanghat to the village is a beautiful walk through the forest and river. We might see animals and birds during this walk and might have to cross the river at 2-3 places. We arrive at the camp around lunch time and relax in the lodge. Look for some birds in the property and animals down the Ramganga as they come to drink water during day time. Vanghat echos with alarm calls of prey species at twilight hours indicating the presence of carnivore. Nights are spent looking at the stars in the clear and unpolluted environment. Overnight at Vanghat.
Note: Things To Carry: Binoculars, personal medicines, insect repellent, camera, film rolls, batteries, flashlight, clothing in Jungle colors such as beige, brown, khaki and green as they are least disturbing to the environment, shoes made for easy walking and sandals for wading in the river, sun hats, sweaters and heavy jackets for the Winter months, light cottons for the summer months, rain gear for monsoons.
Today After breakfast proceed to Jolly Grand Airport to catch flight for hometown. Holiday Concludes. Let’s stay in touch on facebook/email and meet again on another memorable Holiday. See you soon!